Get excited New York City, Strut Your Mutt is here and it is no ordinary dog walking event! 

This fundraising festival includes interactive games and activities for you, your dog and your whole family! Register today and start raising money to save the lives of homeless pets in New York City, all culminating in our Strut Your Mutt event at Pier 26 in Tribeca on October 1st.

Have a rescue group you'd like to fundraise for? Form a new team here!

Looking for a team to join? Register for our BFNY team here!


Registration is just $35 for adults or $18 for kids (six to 12 years old, age five and under free). That, and anything else you raise during the fundraising portion of the event, goes directly to the participating New York City area shelter or rescue group you choose or to the animals at Best Friends!

For Best Friends and its partnering animal welfare organizations and shelters, Strut Your Mutt is one of the biggest nonprofit fundraising events of the year.

Help us reach our goal of $425,000 for NYC's homeless pets. Together, we can do it!

Registration Opens: 9:00 AM
Walk Starts: 10:00 AM
Event Ends: 1:00 PM
Hudson River Park's Pier 26, NYC.

Join our Facebook event here to stay up to date on the monthly contests for a chance to win amazing prizes!


Visit our Mobile Adoption Events

Join us every Friday at PetSmart in Harlem for our weekly cat mobile adoption and every Sunday at PetSmart on Atlantic Ave in Brooklyn for our weekly dog mobile adoption.

Cat Adoptions: Friday, at PetSmart East Harlem, 517 East 117th Street, New York, NY 10035, from 4 - 6:30PM.

Cat Adoptions: Saturday, at PetSmart NoHo, 632 Broadway, New York, NY 10012, from 1 - 4PM. 

Dog Adoptions: Sunday at PetSmart Brooklyn, 238 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201, from 1 - 4PM. 

Please check our calendar for weekly updates. 

SAVE THE DATE: Holiday Super 2016

Mark your calendars for Best Friend's Holiday Super Adoption presented by Bob's For Dogs by Skechers on December 16th - 18th at the Metropolitan Pavillion. More details to come.