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Your support allows us to care for the thousands of animals that come through our shelter every year. Dog, cats, birds, pigs and many other pets find their forever home thanks to your fundraising efforts at Pet Walk!


There’s something for everyone at the Pet Walk


Beautiful walk along the waterfront in downtown St. Petersburg

Love My Dog's Doggie Water Park

Vendor Village - shop at local businesses

Rescue Groups - visit the "Take Me Home Zone"

SPCA Homeward Bound Gift Shop on site

Pet Costume Contest- See Details Below

The Power Design - Adoptable & Alumni Pet Parade

Transamerica's Photo Booth

Kids Zone

Sniff University Agility Course
Dogs can dig, crawl and jump through a variety of obstacles!

and so much more!



Judging is based on criteria for 3 Categories:
1.) Scariest
2.) Funniest
3.) Most Original/Creative

All entries will be scored on a scale of 0 to 6 following judging criteria for the 3 categories:
1.) Creativity/Originality (0-2 pts) – Is it original? Twist on a classic? Homemade? Unique?
2.) Level of Detail (0-2 pts) – Is it well put together? Creative, imaginative accessories? Did owner match pet?
3.) Level of Difficulty (0-2 pts) - Moving parts? Multiple pieces worked together? High level time and effort to make the costume?

There will be one (1) first place winner winner per category.
Total highest combined score per category will win. The judge’s decisions are final.

Sign up the day of event at the registration area.

8:00am to 9:30am - Registration Open
9:15am - Contestants Called To Stage
10:00am - CONTEST ENDS



Avoid the lines at day of registration by dropping off your money collections early and receive your registration prizes.

Early Drop Off Dates - TUESDAY 10/3 AND WEDNESDAY 10/4  BETWEEN 12:30 to 6PM.

Only donations turned in by 6 pm on Wednesday, October 4th will be counted to qualify for Prizes for top overall fundraiser, top three fundraising teams and largest team. Deadline for walker prizes will be October 25th.


Parking Recommendations:

VIP Parking
Park right at the event, get your VIP pass here

North Shore Pool Lot (Limited Parking)

North Shore Tennis Courts Lot

Metered Parking (Beach Dr. NE)

BayWalk Garage (1st St NE and 2nd Ave N)

Please obey all parking rules, metered spots, and traffic ordinances. SPCA Tampa Bay is not responsible for any parking violations fees.


  1. No retractable leashes allowed.
  2. All dog walkers must be over the age of 18 or accompanied by an adult.
  3. Dogs must be accompanied by a registered participant.
  4. Participants must pick up after their dog.
  5. Dogs must have current shots.
  6. Dogs must be in a stable state of health to complete the route.
  7. All participants must sign Waiver/Release via online registration or at registration tent.
  8. All dogs must be kept on a maximum six foot leash at all times.
  9. Female dogs in heat are not allowed to participate.
  10. At the sole discretion of the event coordinator, dogs whose behavior is unruly or might prove to be hazardous to participants, other dogs or spectators, will be requested to leave the event premises.
  11. All dog walkers must comply with City of St Petersburg site location rules.



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