17th Annual Walk ‘N Wag

Get Your Tail to the Walk ‘N Wag

Join us for the 17th Annual Walk ‘N Wag one-mile pledge walk in Blount Cultural Park on Saturday, October 7, 2017.

Join hundreds of pets and pet lovers as they participate in this pledge walk to support the over 8,600 homeless animals in the Montgomery area.

Registration Information:

Early Registration-before Saturday, October 7, 2017-all participations are $20 per person (which includes an official 2017 Walk ‘N Wag t-shirt)

You can register on-line, by mail, In Person or on Event Day

Event Day Registration-Between 8:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m. Saturday, October 7, 2017, all participants are $25.00 per person (which includes an official 2017 Walk ‘N Wag t-shirt)

Children ages 6 and under are FREE

“Dog Pack” Registration

Form a group of friends or co-workers (up to 10 people) and register as a Dog Pack. Dog

Packs raise a minimum of $200.00 and walk as a group.

Dog Packs have their name on the Walk ‘N Wag t-shirts, and are eligible to win an award.

Dog Pack registration deadline for your Dog Pack’s name to be included on the Walk ‘N Wag t-shirt: is Friday, September 29, 2017.

Schedule of Events:

8:00 a.m. Late registration and pledge turn in

8:00 a.m.   Silent Auction Opens

8:20 a.m. 50-yard Doggie Dash competition

8:55 a.m. Walk ‘N Wag kickoff

9:00 a.m. Walk Starts

9:45 a.m. Howl-aday Card Contest Winners Announced

10:05 a.m. Dog Agility Demonstration

10:25 a.m. Pet Contests and Awards for Top Pledges

Pet Contests:

Best Canine Singing Voice

Longest Tail

Owner/Pet Look-a-Like

Best Pet Halloween Costume

“Frosty Paws” Treat Eating Contest

11:25 a.m. Silent Auction closes

Event Guidelines

All dogs MUST have proof of current rabies vaccination (tag or certificate)

Be aware of your pet’s athletic abilities: event officials reserve the right to stop a walker whose pet appears over exerted.

Only bring your dog if he or she is well socialized around people and other dogs

Use a six-foot or shorter leash at all times

MHS event officials reserve the right to refuse entry to any aggressive dogs

All dogs must be older than 3 months of age

Maximum of two dogs per walker

Make sure your dog is not in season

Clean up after your pet

MHS reserves the right to expel any dog that proves to be a liability to the safety of other participants