ROANOKE,Va. -

Dog lovers will be walking with their four-legged friends on Saturday morning to bring awareness to canine cancer.

The Puppy Up! Walk is at Wasena Park Saturday at 2 p.m.The two-mile walk is also a fundraiser for cancer research to benefit both pets and people.

“Our biggest thing is we want to raise awareness for canine cancer. We want to help people know what the early warning signs are for cancer in canines and in people,” said Wanda Moser.

2 Million Dogs, the group putting on the event, wants to help with discovering common links between canine and human cancers and the causes of these cancers through comparative oncology research.

Events are scheduled from noon to 4 p.m.

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