10th Annual Cause for Paws (2018)


10th Annual Cause for Paws Festival, 5K Run, and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

10AM until 2PM (5K Run begins at 9AM)

Join the fun for our favorite tradition!  The 10th Annual Cause for Paws is a 5K Run/ 1-mile dog walk followed by a family- and pet-friendly festival located in Historic Old Towne Portsmouth.  Food, live music, activities for the young and old, 2- or 4-legged will be provided. A variety of rescue groups and vendors will be in attendance.  The event kicks off with a 5K run at 9 AM, the 1-Mile Walk and Festival begin at 10 AM. Don’t forget your fun money for a chance to win one of our amazing raffle baskets.  All event proceeds go directly to fund the care of the hundreds of animals in our care.

Competition is fierce behind the scenes as our walkers and runners battle to earn the honorable title of “Top Fundraiser!” Recruit your friends, coworkers, and family to help you earn the top spot. Ask them to support you as you by making a donation to your First Giving page. Not a Runner? Is walking not really your thing?  Don’t particularly care for festivals?  Not to worry. You can raise funds from the comfort of your own home.  Make Facebook updates, snap Instagram photos, Tweet clever messages to your followers, Snap Chat away—directing all of your people to your First Giving page to make donations.

The individual with the highest total by the day of the festival will earn a prestigious spot on an engraved plaque hanging in the halls of PHS!

Click on the link provided to get registered now and let the fun begin.

Please remember all animals participating in this event must be current on shots and owner's must be able to provide proof of current rabies vaccination (current tags are acceptable).