On Saturday, May 15th, at Forest Park in Springfield, Massachusetts, have fun and join friends, family, and fellow animal lovers while Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society (Springfield, Massachusetts 01101) raises $50,000 to provide care for thousands of animals in need throughout the Pioneer Valley.
Dogs Welcome! DPVHS welcomes all dogs who enjoy the company of other dogs. Please be sure your dog is leashed, licensed, in good physical condition, and up to date on all vaccinations. No retractable leashes, please. Kindly leave cats and small animals safely and comfortably at home.
The Green River String Band Raffles
Prizes and food
Canine demonstrations and training
Kid’s Corner face painting
DPVHS Alumni Parade
Register, Fundraise, Help DPVHS Reach Its Goal! Create your own personal fundraising site. Collect donations and update your supporters on your fundraising efforts. It’s easy! Get started today!
Can’t Make the Event? You can still make a difference by donating online.
Double your pledges. Ask your company if they have a matching gift program!
Fundraising Prizes. DPVHS encourages a fundraising goal of at least $100 – the more you raise to help animals, the greater your reward!
- $100 raised: Free Dakin Bark in the Park t-shirt
- $250 raised: Free Dakin fun tote with water pouch
- $500 raised: Free Dakin Pet Lover’s Travel Kit
- $1,000 raised: Free digital photo frame
* Incentive prizes ($250 and up) will be mailed after the event and are based on individual fundraising efforts. Prizes are not cumulative.
Contests! Does your pooch like to smooch, have a waggy tail, or ear-resistable ears? Let’s see! *For a $5.00 donation for each contest entered, your canine star can show off his or her talent while helping homeless animals! Visit the Contest Registration booth at the event to sign up.
Feline Fur-tography While your kitty relaxes at home, feature his/her most attractive features through photographs. Choose from the following cat-egories:
- The “Eyes” Have It!
- Biggest Yawn
- Caught in the Act!
- Best Friends