Chewy's Rescue Ride 2018

Chewy's Rescue Ride 

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Chewy's Rescue Ride is a motorcycle benefit ride and pet-friendly event taking place on Saturday, August 4th of 2018. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at Harley Davidson in Onalaska, WI for their 10 a.m. departure. Cost to ride is $35 per couple or $20 for single. The motorcyclists will then travel to Ettrick, across Highway D to Melrose, and then on to Highway 108 to Burr Oak. They will then reconvene at Veteran’s Freedom Park in La Crosse between 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to join in on the festivities.

Pet-friendly and family-friendly activities will begin at 1 p.m. at Veteran’s Freedom Park in La Crosse, located directly across the Black River from Copeland Park. This event is free to the public but monetary donations are appreciated. 

Activities  will include a practice K-9 agility course, doggy swimming pools, and other activities along with sponsor booths and smoked bbq. Dogs must be on a leash. Dogs must also be current on all vaccinations including rabies and are licensed for 2018.

All proceeds benefit the Coulee Region Humane Society.


Thank you to our sponsors: La Crosse Area Harley Davidson, VCA Sand Lake Animal Hospital, Pet Me Scratch Me, B & C Trucking, and Holmen Locker and Meat Market


Meet the Mutt Behind the Magic:


A message from Chris and Chelsey (Chewy's Rescue Ride Founders):

Chewy (Chewbacca) was born December 23, 2015. He, along with his seven litter-mates and their mom, were abandoned on Christmas Day 2016 when the pups were just two days old. A local rescue took them in, and they were then transferred to a foster home. Chewy stood out from the rest. He was the chubby pup of the litter, always going back to his mom for a second helping of dinner. 

On February 20, 2016, Chewy was adopted by Chelsey and arrived at his forever home.  A few months later, Chewy was introduced to Chris. It took him a pound of beef jerky, but Chris eventually won Chewy over and the two have been best friends ever since. Chris never thought he could love an animal as much as he loves Chewy; but Chewy has him wrapped around his paw. Because of the unconditional love Chewy gives us, we wanted to give back to local shelters to help other animals, like Chewy find their forever homes.

We decided to combine our passion for animals with our love of motorcycle riding and thus, "Chewy's Rescue Ride" was born. 


All riders will receive a free t-shirt with registration. To register, please fill out the above form and mail it with payment to:

Coulee Region Humane Society
911 Critter Court
Onalaska, WI 54650

Please make checks out to, "Coulee Region Humane Society."

Or email: with any questions about Chewy's Rescue Ride or for payment.