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Treat Your Pets at Gwinnett”s PAWfest 2012

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It”s that time of year again! Pack your pets in the car and head to PAWfest 2012 on Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tribble Mill Park.

PAWfest, an annual festival hosted by the Gwinnett Humane Society, celebrates furry friends and their human companions offering a day filled of variety of pet-themed vendors, dog contests, K9 agility demonstrations, kid activities and more. Low cost vaccinations and microchips will also be available.

This year”s festivities will kick off with the PAWfest Pack Hike!# This 5K hike and one mile walk, beginning at 9:30 a.m., takes participants around the beautiful lake at Tribble Mill Park. You can pre-registration online or the day of the festival.

All the proceeds from the day”s events will benefit Gwinnett Humane Society”s programs and services to help unwanted, unloved animals and our community.# The Gwinnett Humane Society hopes to raise $5,000 at this year”s festival.

For more information, visit www.pawfest.com.