Puppaccinos, a Fur K walk/run, dog adoption & more at Canines for a Cause in Avon

The Eagle Valley Humane Society was established in 1974 to address the need of homeless animals in Eagle County. For more information, visit
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What: Canines for a Cause.

Where: The Westing Riverfront Restort & Spa’s gondola plaza, Avon.

When: Saturday, June 30.

Cost: Free.

AVON — It’s not quite the dog days of summer, but The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa is supporting the Eagle Valley Humane Society with Canines for a Cause on Saturday, June 30.

Taking place at The Westin’s gondola plaza, events include a Fur-K dog-friendly walk/run at 9 a.m.; a visit by Vail Ski Patrol member Matt Whalen and his avalanche rescue dog Jake from 9 a.m. to noon; and an Eagle County Animal Shelter adoption event from 10 a.m. to noon.


The Starbucks at The Westin will also be handing out Puppaccinos — cups of whipped cream — for dogs to enjoy.

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Canines for a Cause is free to attend with donations to the Eagle Valley Humane Society being accepted.

Each month, Maya restaurant at The Westin donates all proceeds from its Table 101 to a different nonprofit, and the Eagle Valley Humane Society is the month of June’s nonprofit partner.

For more information on The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, visit or call 1-866-949-1616.

For more information on the Eagle Valley Humane Society, visit

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