On Wednesday, Aubie put aside his disdain for dogs to join the Lee County Humane Society at the kickoff party of the first ever "Bark Bowl."
The Bark Bowl is a fall fundraising campaign that pits the Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter against the Lee County Humane Society to see who can raise the most money.
Each dollar that is donated counts as a vote.
“The idea is to raise the most money to see which city loves their animals more,” said LCHS outreach and development coordinator Mary Kling. “And clearly, it’s Auburn.”
Besides bragging rights for a year, the winner will receive the Iron Dog Bowl, a specially engraved trophy bearing the victor’s name.
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“[The dog bowl] will be passed back and forth within the winning shelter and will be proudly displayed as a mark of
The campaign lasts from Nov. 1 until Nov. 24, the day before the Iron Bowl.
T-shirts will be sold at the shelter with 100 percent of the proceeds going toward the Bark Bowl. In addition, donation stations will be set up across town. People are encouraged to give what they can to participate.
The drive falls on the heels of another fundraising campaign, the LCHS “No More Wasted Lives” Christmas fundraiser, which is set to begin days after the Bark Bowl ends on Nov. 28.
In addition to donations, you can help support the Humane Society by following them on social media and staying up to date on upcoming events through their website.