Parade of Paws

The Parade of Paws is a day of fun that helps ensure that the unwanted and abandoned animals at the Spokane Humane Society will have a safe, secure and sanitary place to stay with food, water and veterinary care.


  • Spokane Humane Society’s 14th Annual Parade of Paws ~ a fun-packed 2 or 4 mile walk to benefit the animals at the Spokane Humane Society waiting for their forever homes.
  • While there is no entrance fee to participate in the Parade of Paws, all walkers are encouraged to fundraise. Collect pledges from family, friends, co-workers and anyone else who wants to help out. Collect $100 and you’ll get a Parade of Paws T-shirt too!


  • Everyone! You, your dog, family, co-workers, and friends are all welcome to join in the fun for a great cause.
  • Walk as an individual and start collecting pledges today. You can turn in the pledges at early registration, Friday, June 16th, Noon to 7 p.m. , before the walk (10 a.m.) on Saturday, June 17th or any time beforehand at the Spokane Humane Society, 6607 N Havana St in Spokane.
  • Become a Lead Dog and form your team today. Join in the fun of a team, with prizes for the largest teams and the most pledges.
  • If you can’t attend, be a “Virtual Walker”. Register as an individual and begin collecting pledges. Turn in your funds at the Spokane Humane Society any time before Saturday, June 10th at noon.


  • Saturday, June 17th, 2017 starting at 10:00 A.M.
  • Day of event registration starts at 8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.
  • Early registration is Friday June 16th, Noon to 7:00 P.M.


  • Rain or shine starting from the shelter at 6607 N Havana. (East Francis and Bigelow Gulch)


  • Walk your dog to benefit the shelter dogs and help them get a forever home. Funds raised will help provide nutritional food, clean and safe shelter, play time and training, veterinary care and love to our community’s unwanted companion animals.

CLICK HERE to register online NOW! For more information, contact Jennifer Anderson at 509-467-5235, ext. 212.

Be a Vendor at the Parade!

  • Last year we had over 700 walkers and 400 dogs. Register for your booth today.
  • There is no charge to be a vendor, but we do ask that you do something throughout the year in support of the Spokane Humane Society.
  •  Vendor Application 2017

Interested in being a Parade of Paws Sponsor?

Sponsorship opportunities are still available, check out the event website for details. Contact Kerry Wiltzius at 509-467-5235, ext 211 for additional information.