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Run with the dogs and help homeless pets

Posted at 10:16 AM, Sep 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-11 12:16:29-04

COLORADO SPRINGS – The 10th Annual Pawtoberfest fundraiser is this Saturday, September 15th, at Bear Creek Regional Park.

The event benefits the homeless animals at Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region. HSPPR is expecting to draw more than 1,000 people and raise over 150-thousand dollars at its popular fundraiser.

Pawtoberfest is one of Colorado’s ONLY dog-friendly festivals, featuring craft brews and spirits tasting, a 2-mile dog walk, freebies, music, agility demonstrations, pet contests, activities for the whole family and plenty of scrumptious food from local food trucks. All proceeds help fund programs benefiting homeless and abused animals in the Pikes Peak Region.

Registration starts at 8:30 a.m with the event starting at 10:00 a.m. This is a rain or shine event, so be prepared and the event runs through 3:00 p.m.

All parking is at the Norris Penrose Event Center overflow lot, 1106 W. Moreno Ave, Colorado Springs, 80905. Dog-friendly shuttles will run throughout the day. There is no parking at the festival area or Bear Creek Nature Center.

You can get tickets online by clicking here

All Access Adult: $45

Children, 13-17: $25

12 & Under: Free (T-shirt not included)
Ticket Prices Increase on Event Day

The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is the largest nonprofit animal shelter in southern Colorado. They serve nearly 20,000 animals a year.  HSPPR provides adoption options, animal cruelty investigations, subsidized spays/neuters, a Trap-Neuter-Return program for feral cats, and other important services.

For more information on HSPPR click here