10th Annual PAWS Mutt Strut

s22538244566_95a2aeed47_oThank you to everyone who made the 9th Annual PAWS Mutt Strut the biggest and best one yet!
We had a record-setting turnout of 2,000+ PAWS supporters who came out to enjoy fun activities, music, and food, all to support our efforts to save and serve Philadelphia’s most vulnerable pets.

s22550608852_74e6855d4d_oTogether, we shattered previous records and raised $118,000! 11 PAWS dogs were adopted at the Mutt Strut, enabling us to rescue 11 more in their place. Our thanks go out to attendees, sponsors, volunteers, vendors, teams, and everyone who contributed to this incredible day.

Mutt Strutters enjoyed a scenic walk in The Navy Yard, live music from Clashing Plaid, a dog agility course, costume and talent contests, “ask the vet,” “ask the trainer,” grooming, delicious food, pet portraits, a pet fire safety course, and more.


See a slideshow of the festivities:



s22319986050_ff9cf8217c_kCongratulations and thanks to all the participants and teams who raised funds!

  • Top Individual: Chase Brazitis
    Runner Up: Jon Kostesich
  • Top Team: Woof Pack (pictured)
    Runner Up: QVK9

Special thanks to our Masters of Ceremonies: WMMR DJs Steve Morrison, Matt Cord, and Markus Goldman.


s22376238050_0da2ca66f3_oProceeds from the Mutt Strut will enable us to rescue and care for thousands of homeless pets in the coming year. We were so proud to be surrounded by the people make our work possible, and we are deeply grateful for our community of caring and generous partners.


See more photos
from the Mutt Strut
by Katie McMenamin Photography and Mutt Strut participants.

See more video here!

Special edition Mutt Strut t-shirts are still available for purchase on PAWS’ online store.

If you were unable to attend the Mutt Strut but still wish to support PAWS, please consider making a donation.

We hope to see you in October 2016 for the 10th Annual PAWS Mutt Strut – details coming soon!


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