Best Friends and Operation Blankets of Love offer the public “Strut Your Mutt’

What better way to walk your dog than on a fundraising three mile walk-a-thon set for October. Hosted by Best Friends, the “Strut Your Stuff” event with Operation Blankets of Love (OBOL) hope to raise $5,000 at Exposition Park (700 Exposition Dr., next to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015,  in downtown LA.

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“This is our first Annual ‘Strut Your Mutt’, which means you can bring your dog to run or walk three miles at this event for the good work OBOL does,” said Founder Eileen Smulson, Operation Blankets of Love.

Strut Your MCreated in 2008, Operation Blankets of Love (OBOL) is a grassroots, community-driven nonprofit animal welfare and emergency relief organization. Its’ unique purpose is to improve the well-being and survival of homeless animals and increase chances for survival and adoption.

OBOL’s goal is to reduce and elimnated animal homelessness.  By providing warm blankets and improving homeless animals’ quality of life, OBOL services help animals become more outgoing, affectionate, adoptable, which helps to reduced euthanasia.

Douglas (left) says hello to neighbor Tango as they get ready for OBOL's Strut Your Mutt on Oct. 10th.

Douglas (left) says hello to neighbor Tango as they get ready for OBOL’s Strut Your Mutt on Oct. 10th.

OBOL provides comfort and care items to shelters, rescues, pets of the homeless, sanctuaries, and fosters to improve the well-being of stray, sick, abused, and neglected homeless animals, increasing their chances for adoption which saves lives.

Visit: to donate or sign up for “Strut Your Mutt” event. You can order T-shirts for yourself and team members. Also, check out this video for more about OBOL: and