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Thank you for everyone who participated last year. We raised $8, 705.00.


This year our walk will be held on Sunday, June 4th, 2023 at George Richardson Park, Bayview Parkway, Newmarket.  We will be located in parking lot #2 by the soccer field in the south end of the park.  

Opening ceremonies will start at 10:45 am. Walk will begin at 11 am.  

You can now register as a participant on the

Remember you will need to set up your profile which there is a template that you can use

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Meet the Lions Foundation of Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides Mascot "Buddy". 

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Now more than ever, Dog Guides is relying on the generous support of its donors and partners to meet its goal of giving Canadians a new leash on life.

This year, whether participating at an in-person walk or virtually, we can all make an impact by coming together for Dog Guides! Register, Fundraise, and Participate! 


Be sure to log those kilometres so that together, we can help our mascot, Buddy, travel across Canada to raise awareness about Dog Guides and fundraise to assist Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides in providing life-changing Dog Guides to Canadians with disabilities.

Our Goal? To "walk" the length of Canada - 5,514 km! Our National Walk Date is Sunday, May 29th, 2022. We will start off in Canada’s most easterly point, Cape Spear in Newfoundland and cross the finish line in Mt. St. Elias in the Yukon. You can participate by connecting your Fitbit device, downloading the Strava or Map My Fitness App or manually logging the distance you travel. Everytime you get out and active- whether you go for a walk or run, grab your bike to go for a ride, go on a wheelchair accessible trail, or dance around in your living room we can work together to achieve our goal!

If you have any question feel free and contact Khrisstina Engel via email:

Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides is a national charity that was created by the Lions of Canada.


Its mission is to empower Canadians with disabilities to navigate their world with confidence and independence by providing a Dog Guide at no cost and supporting them in their journey together.

Since 1983, Lions Foundation of Canada has been providing specially trained Dog Guides to men, women and children from coast to coast. In addition to training Dog Guides for people who are blind or visually impaired, Dog Guides are also trained to meet the needs of Canadians with hearing, medical and physical disabilities, epilepsy, autism, diabetes and for professional agencies assisting people in traumatic situations.

All Dog Guides and required training, including transportation and accommodation, are provided at no cost to qualified applicants. Lions Foundation does not receive any government funding and relies on the support of fundraising events like the Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides.

The National Walk Date  is Sunday, May 28th, 2023.

Walk for Dog Guides Poster with hearing dog "Gracie" and handler "Carolyn".

This year the Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides Poster features Dog Guide Handler Carolyn & Hearing Dog "Gracie". 

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Plan For Next Year:

March 4th 2023



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Here is the Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides Walk Donations form. 

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Nutmeg wearing his Walk for Dog Guides bandana Scarf 2021
Nutmeg (Guide Dog) participating in the Dog Guide walk 2021. She is a black lab sitting on a bridge.
Charlie (Chocolate Lab) and Josie (Black Lab) doing thier part in the Walk for Dog Guides 2021
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Dave opening up the walk
Laurie Osborne with Stella participating in the walk.
Dog Stella looking so cute.
Guide Dog Team. Vision Guide Dog Nutmeg with handler Khrisstina.  Participating in the Walk.
Gretchen Gordon with her dog Josie.
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