Strut your Mutts and raise money for MMR!
This year there will be a 5K race as well as the Walk.
Sign up and join our team! Then start fundraising!
Help Mutts Matter Rescue raise money to continue our lifesaving work.
When you sign up with our team, you will get your own personal fundraising page to share with your family and friends. The day of the event hang out with our team and our Mutts and enjoy the festivities! We get to keep 100% of the money raised, plus there will be prizes for individuals and teams who raise the most money!
Black Hill Regional Park
20930 Lake Ridge Dr., Boyds, MD 20841
Check-in and onsite registration opens: 9:00 a.m.
5K starts: 10:00 a.m.
Walk starts: 10:30 a.m.
Festival ends at 2:00 p.m.Online registration closes on Friday, October 9, at 12:00 noon
Before and After the 5k and Walk
Visit the sponsor, exhibitor and activity booths on the festival grounds to enjoy the following
Raffle Drawings - Feeling lucky? There will be some fabulous pet-related prize packages provided by our participating exhibitors. Be sure to buy yourself a raffle ticket or 10 to increase your odds of winning. All proceeds will help the animals.
Fundraising Awards - Help celebrate our top fundraisers in various categories
Rescue Runway - A fun pet "fashion show" featuring adorable adoptables from our participating Network Partner organizations.
Treat Stations- sponsored by Nature's Variety
Magic Tricks - On walk and throughout Festival
Guitar/Banjo player on walking course
Bobbing for hot dogs with Sniffers Doggie Retreat
Acupuncture Demos Holistic Veterinary Healing
Smooch Your Pooch photographer
Corn Hole Poop Bag Toss Game - Healing Paws Vet Clinic
Kibble Guess Game - Blue Dog Boarding
Spin the Wheel Nutrition Trivia Game - Bark Natural
Poop Bag Prize Pull - Doody Calls
Exciting demos and activities in the Activity Zone
Chris Lawrence - NBC 4 Washington (4pm Anchor)
Amelia Segal - NBC 4 Washington (Meteorologist)
The Oriole Bird from the Baltimore Orioles
Compassionate Businesses at the Event
If you are in search of a product or service, become a customer at one of these animal-friendly businesses that participate in Strut Your Mutt.
Blue Dog Boarding
Doody Calls Pet Waste Removal
Healing Paws Veterinary Clinic
Holistic Veterinary Healing
Little Seneca Animal Hospital
Live, Life, Large
Maryland Pet Gazette
Sniffers Doggie Retreat
Concessions at Event
Can't make it to the event, but stil want to help?
You can still sign up tp raise money or you can donate to our team online: