9th Annual Paws in the Park Walk for Animals
Saturday, September 29, 10:00 am-2:00 pm 
at the Joe Bruno Stadium
on the Hudson Valley Community College Campus
80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy, NY 12180

Participants are welcome to walk with or without a friendly dog.
Rain or Shine

Home of the Tri-City ValleyCats

Schedule of Events

10:00-11:00 am - Check In and Day of Event Registration
11:00 am - Opening Ceremony with Emcee Jaime Roberts from 98.3 WTRY FM
11:15 - A Walk Around the Ballpark
12:00 am - Contests Begin - sign up by 11:30 am
12:30 pm Walk Awards
1:00 pm - Canine Ninja Finals
Vendors and Activities until 2:00 pm


Calling All Canine Warriors!
Big or small - all dogs will have a chance to show their inner warrior and navigate our fun ninja course with the
help of training pros from Good Choice Dog Training. All dogs can try out the course throughout the day.
Ten finalists will go head-to-head and tail-to-tail before the crowd and compete for various Canine Ninja titles!

sponsored by
Good Choice

Home Run Derby (for people)
Best Costume
Best Kisser
Best Trick

Ongoing Activities
Pet Photo Booth
Expert Nail Trims by Pet Spas and Suites
Paw Painting - Create a Masterpiece with Your Dog!
Home Run Derby
Kids' Crafts
and Much More!

Emcee Jaime Roberts from 98.3 WTRY

Food and Music!

Dozens of Great Vendors - and More to Come!
Learn how YOU can be added to the list. 
Get Vendor Info  

Albany County DA's Office Animal Task Force
Albany Vegan Network
All Dawgs
Agnes & Dora by Jennifer's Closet
Animal Communication with David Louis
Bath Fitter
B&B Pawtography
Berkshire Bank
Bull in a Collar Shop
Collar City Canines
Collar City Dog Walking
Dog House Adoptions/Pawsome Pups Persevere
East Side Collars
Eating Healthy with Pampered Chef
Book Signing - Faithfully Yours by Peggy Frezon
Finn's Cafe - Handmade Pet Supplies
Furry Face Fotos
Greyt Companions
Guiding Eyes for the Blind
Grandma Goddess & Diva Daughter Leggings
HeartsHerd Animal Sanctuary
It's Fur Real Mobile Pet Spa
Jake's Jammin' Bow Ties
L.L. Bean Outdoor Discovery School - Albany
LuLaRoe and Color Street with Samantha
Marissa's Pawsome Treats
Mary Kay Cosmetics
Mugzy's Barkery Organic Dog Treats
Nipper's Nook
Pet Spas & Suites
RAD Soap Co.
Renewal by Anderson/Gutter Helmet
Rico the Pet Sitter
Save Around
Schenectady Chapter Therapy Dogs International #74
The Fresh Air Fund
The Pet Nanny Shop
The Pit Bull Princess
Trader Joe's
Troy Dog Walkers
Unity House of Troy
Upstate Underdog Rescue
Wicked Pawsitive Training
Young Living Essential Oils

Rules & Regs
  • Dogs only! No other pets are allowed. 
  • We welcome dogs that are friendly with other dogs and people.
  • All dogs must be on a leash - six feet in length maximum; no retractables please.
  • All dogs must have a current rabies tag/dog license, as required by law.
  • Please clean up after your pet.
  • Is there a minimum donation to attend? No, but it is a fundraiser, so we hope you will contribute what you can.
  • Where do I park? There's PLENTY of parking around the stadium, including handicapped spaces.
  • Do I need a dog to participate? NO! There's lots to do even without a dog, and it's fun to watch others' dogs, too.
  • More questions? Call 518-434-8128, ext. 206 or email mpearson@mohawkhumane.org.