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Put on your walking shoes and grab your leash because the 22nd Annual Walk With The Animals “Back to the Basics”, presented by KOLA 99.9 Radio is coming up on Saturday, March 15, 2014!  Join us for another fun-filled morning and help us raise funds to help support homeless animals in our community. Leash up for the 1.3-mile walk, and then you and fido can enjoy local exhibitors in the park.

Register to Walk          Donate to a Participant


Please join us for the 22nd Annual Walk With The Animals, 1.3 mile walk around Lake Evans, Saturday, March 15, 2014, benefitting the Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center.


Fairmount Park | 2601 Fairmount Blvd, Riverside, 92501

Schedule of Events

8:00am Registration

Avoid lines the day of the Walk-Come to the Pet Adotion Center to get your registration gear & t-shirt on:
Wednesday, March 12th 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday, March 13th 10:00am - 7:00pm
Friday, March 14th 8:00am - 5:00pm

8:00am Continental Breakfast
9:00am Walk-Fairmount Park
10:00am K-P Demonstrations


Registration Fee: $10 Adults, Children 15 & Under attend Free (if not fundraising)

We strongly recommend registering on-line.

Online registration closes at 5pm. on Friday, March 14, 2014
Day-of event registration will begin at 7:30am

Raise Pledges and Earn Great Prizes!

Visit our prize page (coming soon) and see all of the great prizes you can earn!
Need help fundraising? View useful tips here!


See answers to our frequently asked questions here or contact us at: or 951-688-4340 ext 313

Important Note: All pets must be on-leash at all times.

Register as an Individual ​

Register as an individual walk participant to create and personalize your own web page with pictures of you and your pet. Easily send e-mails to your friends and family asking for pledges. Automatically check your progress and follow-up on donations made in your honor.

Register now!

Form a Team ​

To make a larger impact for homeless pets, create a dog pack with at least five friends, family members or co-workers. Enjoy the day with the companionship of your pack. Your team can compete for a top prize!

Create your team now!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a registration fee?

Yes. There is a minimal registration fee to help cover the cost of the event and to help ensure that the funds raised allow us to care for more animals. The registration fee is:
$10 Adults (18+)
Kids 18 & Under attend for free (if not fundraising)

We strongly recommend on-line registration!

Online registration closes at 5pm. on Friday, March 14, 2014
Day-of event registration will begin at 7:30am

Is my Walk for Animals registration fee tax deductible?

Unfortunately, no. The Internal Revenue Service considers entry fees for charitable races and walks to be similar to tickets to sports games, gala events or theater performances—it is the price paid for attending and participating. Since it is considered an entertainment fee, it is not tax deductible. However, although the registration fee is not tax deductible, anything donated above and beyond that fee is. Also, any donation made to support a Walk With The Animals as a  participant is tax deductible.

Can I bring my pets?

Friendly, on-leash dogs are welcome. Please keep in mind that approximately 1,000 dogs will be in attendance, so we do not recommend bringing other types of pets.

Can I bring my children and can they participate?

The Walk is a family-friendly event and children are welcome in all areas. All participants must register online or by printed form.  Youth participants are also welcome to fundraise. The top youth participant will each be awarded a special prize.

What if I cannot attend the Walk but I want to raise funds for the animals?

Attendance on the day of the Walk is not required. If you cannot attend, you may still register online and use the website tools to raise funds, or use a printed pledge form to raise money. Send cash, checks and forms to: MSRPAC, 6165 Industrial Avenue, Riverside CA Attn:  WWA

What do I do with the cash and checks that I collect?

Please bring the envelope with all cash and checks to the Walk. If you receive cash or checks after the walk, please drop off or mail the donations in a clearly marked envelope to: MSRPAC, 6165 Industrial Avenue, Riverside CA Attn:  WWA

How do I add cash and checks to my online total?

If a donor gives you a check, you can add that check amount to your fundraising page's total and display your donor in the list with all your online donors. Here's how.

Sign in to your account.

On the Home tab, click on the pencil icon next to the page you'd like to work with.

Click Enter Offline Donations.

A screen will come up asking for information about your donor. This information will be confirmed by the nonprofit when they receive the check. Once this information has been confirmed, it cannot be changed, so be sure to double-check what you've entered before clicking Continue!

Upon clicking Continue, the donation will appear on your fundraising page in the table of donors at the bottom - your offline donors will look just like your online donors. An email will also be sent to you and to your donor (if you've entered their email address) at this time, confirming that they made a donation to your page.

A full receipt email will follow once the nonprofit has received and confirmed the check - to make things easier for the nonprofit to match up, please ensure that your name or the address of your fundraising page is written in the memo line of the check.

Our Event Sponsors

Become a sponsor of the 2014 Walk With The Animals Each year the Walk attracts hundreds of animal lovers who walk in celebration of their furry friends and animals awaiting forever homes. This is a great opportunity to market your company and expand exposure to your product or service to committed animal lovers in Riverside!

For more information contact:
Carrie Ridgway
or 951-688-4340 ext 313


Presenting Sponsor


Gold Level

nutroraincrosscity of riversidejan peterson

Silver Level

zellerbachsun horseriverside medicalsecurity bankarlington


Bronze Level

riverside public utilitiestrishpeachriverside personnelmidwestprudentialmerckgot peeriverwalkruff housedonna knoxtrainorcenter for healthcarechase photographypet chaletlol Hospicefriend of library



Get in Touch

Telephone: (951) 688-4340
Fax: (951) 359-6417
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6165 Industrial Avenue
Riverside, CA 92504


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