MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – With the help of generous, pet-loving viewers, WCCO-TV was able to raise more than $75,000 for the Animal Humane Society.

During a Tuesday phone bank, representatives from AHS made appearances on several WCCO newscasts – and brought along furry friends – to raise money for the organization’s annual Walk for Animals.

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The walk is slated for Saturday at AHS’s Golden Valley location. Thousands of people plan to walk with their pets along Theodore Wirth Parkway.

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The event is all about raising money for AHS and its quest to help homeless and neglected animals. The organization is seeking to raise $1 million – all of which will go towards helping pets – and they’re about halfway to their goal.

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If you’d like to donate, there’s still time. Click here or call 1-800–542–9226.