by Photo courtesy of the San Diego Humane Society

The San Diego Humane Society is inviting pet lovers throughout San Diego County to fundraise by participating in a Walk for Animals in Escondido. 

The Walk for Animals takes place on Feb.25 for a pancake breakfast, a warm-up and stretch, a scenic two-mile walk, fun-filled doggie activities, live music, and an array of vendor booths, according to event organizers. This fundraiser comes as animal shelters throughout the region have reached their capacity. 

Every dollar raised goes towards providing animals with shelter and lifesaving medical care. 

“Whether you join us as a participant, start a team or simply fundraise from the comfort of home, we hope you'll sign up today,” said Dr. Gary Weitzman, president, and CEO, of the San Diego Humane Society. “After a year of record numbers of animals who are needing our help, we rely on our community for their support now more than ever.”

The registration costs are listed below: 

Adults (ages 18+)                           Children (ages 17 and under)
Early Bird: $20                                   Early Bird: $10
Feb. 1-24: $30                                     Feb. 1-24: $15
Event Day: $40                                   Event Day: $20

Early bird pricing is available for those who sign up at sdwalkforanimals. org<> before Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023:

Those who would like to contribute to the fundraiser, but are unable to physically attend may participate virtually. Virtual walkers are contributors who are not attending the Walk in person but are fundraising and walking their way. The registration for the virtual walk is $20. 

To register for the Walk for Animals fundraiser, visit


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