GAIN to hold “Strut Your Mutt” Doggy Adoption Show April 28

by Ana Babauta
Guam Animals in Need (GAIN)

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, Guam Animals in Need (GAIN) will hold its first annual “Strut Your Mutt” Doggy Adoption Show at the Ypao Park Amphitheater from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event will feature adoptable pets, food trucks, entertainment for the whole family, and two temporary dog parks. Entrance is free, and all are welcome to attend and bring their own dogs to socialize.

The event will feature musical entertainment from the 79ers, a magic show from Guam’s talented Ryan Anderson, the highly anticipated Adoption Show with music, Tito’s Vodka Cocktails for libation, “Cruise for a Cause” test drives from Triple J Guam, and so mutt more! Fundforte will offer face-painting, balloon art, and henna; Rendezvooth will have a photo booth for owners and pooches to photograph their “Strut Your Mutt” memories; and our other vendors – Woof Woof Treats, Harper Valley Kennels, Autonomous Inc., Fetch, Happy Pooch Groom and Board and Canvas by Fawn – will provide doggie services and products for your fluffy canine companions.

Attendees will also be able to purchase delicious food from the following vendors: *

GAIN thanks Dr. Shieh’s Clinic for its tremendous support as the title sponsor for the event, as well as all sponsors for making this inaugural event a pup-tastic success: Department of Parks and Recreation, Bank of Guam, the Guam Daily Post, Triple J Guam, Cinnabon, Pretzel Maker, Tropical Productions Inc., MDA Guam, Fencemasters, Nissan, MoSa’s Joint Restaurant, Black Tie, Outrigger Hotel, KUAM, iRecycle, Todo Mauleg, Calvo, Fisher and Clark, Jamaican Grill, Bella’s Lemonade Stand, The UOG Entrepreneur Society and World Travel Services.

“We encourage everyone to come out, and bring your dogs to socialize and have fun” said Ana Babauta, member of the GAIN Board of Directors and lead organizer for the event. “We’re excited to get our shelter and foster pets out into the community,” she continued, “and we look forward to finding many new homes for them this Saturday.”

Founded in 1989, GAIN is a non-profit animal welfare organization that operates the island’s only animal shelter. Its mission is to “improve the care of all animals on Guam by sheltering those in need, and through compassionate advocacy, expert education, and strong community connections.”

For more information please contact Ana Babauta at 688-3941 or

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