CONTACT: carthur1@zoominternet.net

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ABOUT OUR SPONSOR-MIKE KOVACK

  • Mike Kovack has served as Medina County Auditor since 1993, being re-elected for his seventh term in 2014.

  • Mike has been recognized for “Excellence in Accounting” by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) each year he has been in office.

  • He and his office founded the Medina County Pet Adopt-A-Thon, which has found homes for nearly 1,000 abandoned pets over its 17-year history.

    To read more about Mike's Professional History, Military History, Education History, Awards and Community Participation, click here.

 

ABOUT THE RAINBOW BRIDGE WALK

The walk, named after the poem, THE RAINBOW BRIDGE, was started in 2011 to provide pet owners a way to pay tribute to their pets who have passed away. (Download the poem by clicking on the PDF.)

 

 

LOCATION

6335 Wedgewood Rd., Medina, OH 44256

REGISTRATION

Online Registration is preferred and helps us to prepare materials and gift bags.You may also register the day of the walk. Same day registration is at 12:30..

 

Register here.

Each family will receive a gift bag while supplies last.

WHAT TO BRING

 

 

  • Anything that brings you comfort: your pet's collar, favorite toy, etc.

  • Your current pet on a non-retractable leash.

  • Poopy bags for your pet.

  • An umbrella if it looks like it may rain. (The ceremonies will take place in the covered pavilion.)

  • A can or bag of cat or dog food for pets at the local SPCA. (Optional) Preferred pet foods/supplies: 

    • Canned food for kittens and adult cats (Friskies, Fancy Feast, 9-Lives)

    • Pedigree or Purina One – Regular sized or “Small Bites” for puppy and adult dogs

    • Purina Cat & Kitten Chow dry for our cats and kittens

    • Kitten replacement milk (GNC, KMR, Etc – NO HARTZ PLEASE)

    • Clumping or fragrance-free non-clumping clay litter

  • A tax-deductible donation to help purchase supplies for the next walk. (Optional)

  • A camera if you'd wish.

  • FYI-Water will be provided for walkers and pets.
     

*We will be writing a short message (optional) to our Rainbow pets which we will tie to a line and hang on the bridge at the park so you may want to give some thought to your message beforehand.

WHAT TO WEAR
  • Wear a yellow shirt to  symbolize the sunshine our pets brought to our lives. (optional)

  • Pin to your shirt a picture of your pet with his/her name in marker if you'd like.

HELPING-IN HONOR OF YOUR PET

  • Bring a can or bag of pet food to donate at the walk.

  • We will accept tax-deductible donations (cash or check) to help us purchase supplies for the next walk and keep the event free to attendees. 

Consider making a donation to a rescue in your pet's honor here.

PET TRIBUTES

See the TRIBUTES PAGE and/ or post on our Facebook page.

MAKE A DONATION

AFTER THE WALK

  • Evaluations for the walk will be emailed.

  • Photos will be posted on Facebook.