Thank you to everyone who supported Walk & Wag!
Thanks to you, it was a record-breaking year! Participants raised nearly $300,000 to support HSHV's lifesaving work. Thank you! And special thanks to our top fundraisers:
Top Youth Fundraisers:
- Tristan Hewitt - $597
- Eleanor Farrell - $415
- Elli Britton - $360
Top JV Fundraisers:
- Natalie Capobres - $830
- Jackson Ames - $655
- Claire Roffi - $340
Top Individual Adult Fundraisers:
- Susan Kornfield - $15,975
- Linda Madryk - $12,315
- Kate Murphy - $5,650
Top Team Fundraisers:
- Pro Quest Bark Vader & the Dog Stars - $8,200
- A4: Animal Advocates of Ann Arbor - $3,604
- The Fast and the Furriest - $2,405
- See the Raffle winners
- Read the 5K race results
- See photos from the event
- Upload your photos to share
Online registration is closed, but you can still come to the event!
Just head to the main pavilion when you arrive on Saturday and look for the "New Registration" sign.
Your registration fee not only helps us pay for the event, it also ensures the donations you receive go further to help the animals! Your fee includes entry to the event, the run or walk, games, and activities throughout the day.
- Walker (you don't have to walk if you don't want to, though!): $30
- Runner: $50
Registration fees help us pay for the event and ensure donations go further to help the animals. Your registration fee includes entry to the event, lunch, games, and activities throughout the day. Thank you!
Sign up for Dog Diving! (NEW this year!)
If your dog loves water, you're going to want the Ultimate Air Dog experience! Register to compete in the spash rounds (9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.) at http://ultimateairdogs.com/event-info/2018/HSHV.php for $20 or for $25 at the event (limited availability). Winners compete in the finals at noon. Don't want to compete? You can also "Try it" for $20 in between the spash rounds! 25% of the jump fees, and 50% of the "try it" fees will be donated back to HSHV!
May 9-15, 2018 - Double Donations Week!
$35 becomes $70. $80 becomes $160! This week (Wednesday through Tuesday, May 9-15), every dollar donated to Walk & Wag will be matched up to $12,375 thanks to the HSHV Board of Directors. That's right! LOVE MULTIPLIES! The match funds will be donated to the general event; individual gifts you receive on your page count toward your own goal. Donors love hearing their money will COUNT TWICE AS MUCH, so be sure to let friends, family and co-workers know now is a doubly great week to donate!
Kat Ku Photography is Coming! Get a Glamour Shot!
If you love your dog, you NEED a photo by Kat Ku Photography. She takes amazingly beautiful photos of companion animals AND donates 100% of the proceeds to help the homeless, injured and abused animals at HSHV! And she'll be at Walk & Wag again for the 6th year! Thank you, Kat!!!
For a $35 donation, you will receive a 5" x 7" fine art print PLUS web-friendly file for sharing on social media. Prints will be available for pick-up at HSHV after Walk & Wag, or you may have it shipped to you for an additional fee. Be sure to book your spot now, as they fill up! Reserve your time at https://squareup.com/store/katku
April 11-17, 2018 - Double Donations Week!
$35 becomes $70. $80 becomes $160! This week Wednesday, April 11- Tuesday, April 17), every dollar donated to Walk & Wag will be matched up to $10,000 thanks to the Jack & Ginny Sinn Family Foundation. That's right! LOVE MULTIPLIES! The match funds will be donated to the general event; iindividual gifts you receive on your page count toward your own goal. Donors love hearing their money will COUNT TWICE AS MUCH, so be sure to let friends, family and co-workers know now is a doubly great week to donate!
Now-April 16, 2018 - Vote for Spokesdog!
It's so RUFF choosing between three great dogs, but you can help us do it! Read about the three amazing canines who'd like to be crowned the 2018 Walk & Wag Spokesdog, and vote for your favorite! The winner will be announced in May. Vote here>
March 8-11, 2018 - Double Donations Weekend!
This Thursday through Sunday (March 8-11), every dollar people donate to Walk & Wag will be matched up to $5,000 thanks to Dunning Toyota of Ann Arbor. That's right! Donate $25, and it becomes $50. Donate $75, and it becomes $150! The match funds will be donated to the general event, but individual gifts you receive on your page count toward your own goal. Donors love hearing their money will DOUBLE, so be sure to let friends, family and co-workers know now is the time to make a gift to your page!
February 2018 - Welcome, Early Birds!
Thank you for joining us for the 39th annual Walk & Wag; we are so happy you are with us! As you know, this is the Humane Society of Huron Valley's largest fundraiser of the year. The animals in our community depend on you and your Walk & Wag fundraising efforts to get the loving care they need. Please let us know if we can do anything to assist you in fundraising; we're here to support you!
Now through February 18, you automatically get HALF OFF your registration fee - please help us spread the news!
P.S. Are you on social media? Please make the Walk & Wag logo your profile picture for the next few months! Download the Walk & Wag logo here (Right click and "Save As")