We can’t gather at The Navy Yard this year, but we’ll still stand together for Philadelphia’s homeless pets.
The all-online Mutt Strut is for everyone – even cats! You can save lives wherever you are, whomever you’re with! Walk on your block, join neighbors, head to a park or hiking trail, or get creative with your pets at home.
Register now, raise critical funds for PAWS’ lifesaving efforts, and then join us for all the fun on Saturday, October 24!
Help Make Philadelphia a No-Kill City.
Meet your new best friend!
Zizzy, Zahra, and Zazu
Support Our Lifesaving Efforts
Make a one-time gift or commit to monthly support. Give in honor or memory of someone special.
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Raise support from family and friends for your birthday, in honor of your pet, or for any occasion.
PAWS is the city's largest rescue partner.
Saving Animals is a Team Sport!
Why We Strut: Peanut’s Mutt Strut Love Story
31,569 animals saved to date
We take in rescues from the city shelter almost daily with a focus on the most vulnerable: adult dogs, kittens, and cats recovering from illnesses. Once safe at PAWS, they receive everything they need to become ready for adoption, then are matched with loving homes.
131,023 volunteer hours served
PAWS’ dedicated and caring volunteers are essential in every aspect of our lifesaving efforts.
262,988 clinic patients served
Our low-cost Spay/Neuter and Wellness Clinics prevent pet homelessness and provide a needed resource in our community, enabling loving pet owners to care for and keep their dogs and cats as family.
100,676 spay/neuters performed
PAWS provides low-cost spay/neuter surgery for owned pets, rescues and community cats to prevent the birth of unwanted litters. Our efforts are working: since our clinics opened their doors, the number of homeless animals entering Philadelphia’s city shelter has declined year over year.