FAQ's

There are several ways to participate and raise funds for the animals.

Register as a PACK LEADER and invite your friends, family, and colleagues to join you in fundraising and walk as a pack the day of the event.
Become a PACK MEMBER by joining a team to walk and fundraise.
Register as a LONE WOLF to raise funds and walk as an individual.
Register as a VIRTUAL PARTICIPANT and raise funds as an individual or as pack, but not participate in the walk. This is a great option for supporters who would like to fundraise, but cannot attend the event.

The more money you raise, the more goodies you get and the more homeless animals you help!
Register now and create your own free web page.
Personalize your own page and share with your friends a story and pictures of why this cause is important to you.
Set a fundraising goal
Start early so you can give people ample time to donate
Email friends, family and colleagues
Use FaceBook and Twitter to reach out to your online social network. Share once a week.
Follow up by sending emails
Send thank yous
Follow us on Facebook and share our posts so that people become familiar with what we do

Event day schedule:
Walk registration/pet costume contest registration: 11:00am
One mile walk along the river: 1:30pm
Vendors and festivities: 11:00am-3:00pm

Early donation drop off and goodie bag pick up:
If you would like to turn in off-line donations and pick up your pack's t-shirts and goodie bags before the walk date, you can stop by the shelter (conference center) at the times below.  No appointment is necessary.  If you are not able to stop by at these times, you can go straight to registration on the event date and turn in off-line donations and pick up your tshirts and goodie bags.
Wednesday, March 22nd - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday, March 23rd - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Friday, March 24th - 10:00am-5:00pm

Reasons to give your support!

In 2015 we accomplished:
7,402 animals saved
2,781 transfers from high euthanasia shelters
91% save rate
34,592 pets seen at the Animal Health Center
6,181 feral cats trapped, neutered, vaccinated and returned
14,429 spay/neuter surgeries for the public
1,528 free pet vaccinations given in disadvantaged neighborhoods
189,100 pounds of free pet food given away to keep pets in homes
55,000 volunteers hours given

What it costs to save lives:
$50,000 - Feeds and houses the animals in our shelter for 1 week
$25,000 - Monthly cost to spay/neuter the animals in our shelter
$10,000 - Saves 100 underaged puppies or kittens through round-the-clock foster care
$7,500 - Feeds and houses the animals in our shelter for 1 day
$5,000 - Vaccinates 200 shelter animals
$2,500 - Treats 5 heartworm positive shelter dogs
$1,000 - Provides 1 week of clean bedding, toys, and outdoor play for our animals