Summer Activities Guide

Animal Hospital at Auburn Hills

13303 W. Maple, Suite 143
Wichita, KS 67235


WalkMyDogProgram 2017 benefits the Wichita Police Department's K-9 Unit The 2017 Walking Program will benefit the Wichita Police Department K-9 Unit. For a suggested $1 donation or by purchasing a $15 #loveWPDk9Unit T-shirt, walkers can bless the unit. No donation is necessary however - it is still a free annual walking program.

 We have the privilege of providing veterinary care for K-9 police dog, Nash. To show our LOVE for the K-9 Unit, we held a fundraiser 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017 at our animal hospital. About 300 people came out to support the Unit, and dozens more purchased #loveWPDk9Unit T-shirts before and after the event, raising nearly $7,000 for the K-9 unit.

We've received so many requests for the super-soft #loveWPDk9Unit T-shirts that we are bringing them back for our annual walking program. Get yours today for $15, while supplies last. All proceeds will go to the WPD K-9 Unit.

Walk-My-Dog Program: Take a regular stroll around your neighborhood with your dog, then track your distance and win prizes and services in our Walk-My-Dog Program.

June 1 - July 31, annually.

Registration is now open.

Walk together * log your miles * win prizes

The program is simple - walk your own dog(s) on your own schedule and on your own route to win prizes and services.

Studies show that folks who have a training partner are more likely to stay motivated and fit - and that is especially true if your training partner is a dog! Pull out the leash and the tail is wagging - how can you say no?

“A dog is one of the remaining reasons why some people can be persuaded to go for a walk.”
-- O.A. Battista

Who can participate?

* All ages

* Clients, non-clients

* Dog-owners, non-dog-owners

Ready, Set, Walk!

* Register at Animal Hospital at Auburn Hills, 13303 W. Maple (135th & Maple), and pick up your mileage log.

* Walkers set their own distance goals. The minimum goal is one mile.

* There is no maximum. The 2016 distance winners walked 178 miles!

* Walkers can return their logs to pick up their prizes. 

* Logs must be received by the first week in August to be eligible for prizes.

Track Your Distance

* Walkers can use any route, any time of day, as long as they are also walking with a dog.

* Walk your dog, a friend's dog or even with a group of friends walking a dog.

Meet Your Goal and Win!

* From July 1 until the first week in August walkers may bring their mileage logs back to Animal Hospital at Auburn Hills for prizes.

* Walkers may only count the distance walked from June 1 to July 31.

* Multiple-dog households may use separate mileage logs for each dog and one-dog households can track mileage by the human(s).

* Every walker receives a prize pack.

* For every 20 miles walked, receive a free canine nail trim voucher ($19.20) at Animal Hospital at Auburn Hills.

* For every 75 miles walked, receive a free comprehensive canine exam ($47.55) at Animal Hospital at Auburn Hills.

Overall Mileage Winners

* Top distance walked in the following categories will be awarded additional prizes from area retailers such as Papa Murphy's, Texas Roadhouse, Elanco, Invisible Fence and more:

* Human: grade school (grade K-5), middle school (grade 6-8), high school (grade 9-12), adult (age 18-54), senior (age 55+).

* Canine: toy breed (1-10 pounds), small breed (11-25 pounds), medium breed (26-50 pounds), large breed (51-85 pounds), giant breed (86+ pounds).

2016 Walk-My-Dog Program winners

Overall Distance winner:

178.5 miles - Nancy Z. and 9-pound poodle mix “Chesney”


Student winners

56 miles - Hope and Sam with “Scotch”

51 miles - Simon with “Scotch”

31.44 miles - Ella with “Sammy”

Adult (ages 18-54)

67.36 miles - Erin with Labrador Retriever puppy “Riggs”

Senior (age 55+)

95.1 miles - Vince with German Shepherd puppies “Max” and “Molly”


Toy breed (1-10-pounds)

55.5 miles - 6-pound Maltese mix “Lucy” with Nancy K.

Small breed (11-25 pounds)

68.5 miles - 13-pound Poodle mix “Scotch” with Cheryl

Medium breed (26-50 pounds)

95.1 - German Shepherd puppies “Max” and “Molly” with Anita

Large breed (51-86 pounds)

46.73 miles - 75-pound Husky-German Shepherd mix “Zeke” with Kim

Giant breed (86+ pounds)

46.73 miles - 97-pound Great Pyrenees-Anatolian Shepherd mix “Emma” with Kim

2015 Walk-My-Dog Program winners

Overall distance winner: Anita & Vince & “Sheela” – 147 miles

Toy breed winner: “Chesney” & Nancy – 110 miles

Adult winner: George & Nancy & “Pete” & “Lucy”– 66 miles

Grade School winners: Simon/Hope/Sam & “Scotch” – 61/46/47 miles

Small breed winner: “Scotch” & Thomas & Cheryl – 58 miles

Medium breed winner: “Sammy” & Ella – 38 miles

2014 Walk-My-Dog Program winners:

Overall distance winner: Michelle & "Holly" – 161.4 miles.

Pre-School winner: Dylan & “Cilla” – 14 miles

Grade School winner: Grace & “Hurly Bear” – 36 miles

Adult winner: Nancy & “Chesney” – 63 miles

Senior winner: Gene and Trish & “Dolly” – 38 miles

Toy breed winner: “Sugar” & family – 11 miles

Small breed winner: “Lexy” & Jessica – 34.5 miles

Medium breed winner: “Sammy” & Ella – 13 miles

Large breed winner: “Chewy” & Nikki – 29 miles

Giant breed winner: “Rocky” & Quentin – 24 miles

2013 Walk-My-Dog Program winners:

Overall distance winner: Michelle & "Holly" - 169 miles
Grade School winner: Kiersten & "Buddy" - 11.5 miles
High School winner: Madison & "Winston" - 6.5 miles
Adult winner: Pattie & "Roxie" - 57 miles
Senior winner: Anita & "Sheela and Shelly" - 99.6 miles
Toy breed winner: "Lucy" & Nancy - 28 miles
Small breed winner: "Lucy" & Nancy - 28 miles
Large breed winner: Susan & "Molly" - 46.2 miles 

2012 Walk-My-Dog Program winners:
Overall distance winner: Jean & "Rugan" - 176 miles.
Grade School winner: Kiersten & "Snowball" - 11 miles.
Adult winner with 1 dog: Phil & "Jake" - 151 miles.
Adult winner with 2+ dogs: Nancy Z. & "Petey" "Scruffy" & "DannieLynn" - 101 miles.
Senior winner: Anita & "Sheela" & "Shelly" - 99.7 miles.
Small breed winner: "Shelby" & Martha - 93.25 miles.
Small breed honorable mention: "Boomer" & Christine - 83.75 miles.
Medium breed winner: "Holly" & Michelle - 58.8 miles.
Large breed winner: "Madison" & Roman & Vangie - 100.16 miles.
Giant breed winner: "Romey" & Kathie & Dave - 168.5 miles.

2011 Walking Program winners:

Overall distance winner: Mary S. with German Shepherd, "Lexi" - 200 miles
Senior adult winner: 
Anita L. with German Shepherds, "Sheela and Shelly" - 46 miles
Adult winner: 
Phil J. with Rat Terrier, "Jake" - 76 miles
Middle School winner: 
Kacey C. with Miniature Schnauzer, "Bella" - 36.5 miles
Grade School winner: 
Caden J. with Australian Shepherd, "Aussie" - 22 miles
Small breed winner: "
Pete" the Poodle with Nancy K. - 53 miles
Medium breed winner: 
Schnauzer "DannieLynn", Poodle "Petey" and Schnauzer "Scruffy" with Nancy Z. - 38 miles
Large breed winner: 
Golden Retriever "John Henry" and Labrador "Tess" with Don A. - 54 miles
Giant breed winner: 
Italiano Spinone "Romey" with Kathy M. - 73 miles