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Susan Richard
October 10, 2019 - 4:41 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) Hundreds of people and their pets turned out to raise nearly $602,000 for shelter animals across the NY metro area.

1010 WINS Midday Anchor & AllForAnimalsTV Host Susan Richard emceed the annual Best Friends Animal Society Strut Your Mutt dog walk and festival at Pier 84 at Manhattan's Hudson River Park on Saturday, October 5, 2019, as walkers representing 39 different rescue and rescue support organizations pounded the pavement.

Joining Susan on stage, were actress Bellamy Young of ABC's Scandal and Fox's Prodigal Son, as well as and Sonya Gavankar, host of Animal Planet's 'Give A Dog A Home Live!" and Best Friends Executive Director Elizabeth Jensen.

Among the top fundraising groups, were Joey's Elder Paws, Posh Pets, Muddy Paws Rescue and The Pup Scouts, who really made a splash when they all came to the stage for a group shot (see below).  In total, the event raised $601,847 to help save the lives of shelter animals across the NY Metro area.

See more photos from Strut Your Mutt HERE.

Learn more about Best Friends HERE.