Bark for Life cancer fundraiser coming to Baker March 2

Published: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 06:36 PM.

Proof of rabies vaccinations must be provided to register.

Last year was successful for the clinic’s feline-themed team. The "Purr-fect Pacers," who have nearly 20 members, were named Crestview’s rookie team of the year.

The clinic’s staffers became involved with Relay for Life after noticing the impact that cancer had on several pet owners who have visited their facility, Hathcock said, referring to clients who died from cancer or survived the disease.

Those encounters raised awareness when the idea struck close to home for the dog groomer.

"I guess you could say that I proposed the idea of the event after I had a breast cancer scare two years ago,” she said, noting she has remained cancer free.

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