This year MCAR celebrates 35 years of serving animals in need.
Join us for our FREE family fun thank you event.
This is our way of saying "Thank You" for all the community support we've received during those
years that made it possible to do what we do each and every day. We will have FREE food, music, storytelling, a bouncy house, face painting, art activities, and more! Get your family and friends to sponsor you and your pooch while you strut your stuff in our "Strut Your Mutt” pledge walk event and help the pets at MCAR!
10am - 2pm, August 24th, on the Creek Walk in Bakersville.
Fun family activities will include:
“Strut Your Mutt” pledge walk [REGISTER BELOW]
Dog party - following the pledge walk - with dog treats
Dog contests: best dressed, youngest, oldest, longest ears, longest tail, most like owner, and more!
Pet photo selfie booth
Food: FREE hot dogs, “Pupcorn,” and more
Music by Hot Duck Soup
Storytelling by Sherry Lovett
Pet-themed gift basket raffle
For kids - inflatable bouncy house
For kids - animal-themed art table, sponsored by Penland School of Craft
For kids - face painting
We will have adoptable animals at the event for a Meet and Greet!
Sponsor this Event:
$50 - BEST BUDDY
Listing on our website and signage at the event.
$100 - PURRFECT PAL
Listing on our website and signage at the event. Free MCAR goodie bag and sponsor name tag to proudly wear on event day.
$250 - FOUR LEGGED FAN
Listing on our website and signage at the event, including your business logo. Free MCAR goodie bag and sponsor name tag to proudly wear on event day. Free MCAR t shirt.
$500 - BEST IN SHOW
Listing on our website and signage at the event, including your business logo. Free MCAR goodie bag and sponsor name tag to proudly wear on event day. Free MCAR t shirt and canvas tote bag.
$1,000 - TOP DOG (Presenting Sponsor)
Listing on all printed materials, our website, FB event banner, all Facebook posts, MCAR blog, newsletters, mass emails and signage as a presenting sponsor.
Free MCAR goodie bag and VIP Presenting sponsor name tag to proudly wear on event day. Free MCAR t shirt, canvas tote bag and hat. Opportunity to judge our dog competition and present prizes to winners.
“Strut Your Mutt” Pledge Walk Registration
Register yourself and your pooch to walk in our 2019 STRUT YOUR MUTT pledge walk at our Paws in the Park Event.
There is no registration fee.
We hope you will join us at this fun event.
All registered participants will receive a FREE bandana for their dog.
You can download and print your pledge form here or pick one up at the shelter.
Support your Pledge Walker here: