The 2014 Walk for the Animals is coming!

By on September 1, 2014

Each year (and 2014 is the 25th anniversary), the Walk for the Animals event is the largest fundraising effort for the Nebraska Humane Society. Individuals, businesses and animal advocacy groups work to raise money for the shelter and celebrate with an annual event on the NHS campus. The 2014 event is on Sunday, September 28. More info about this year’s walk can be found below or by clicking this link.

Not only is the 2014 event upcoming, registration is now open for the for the 26th annual Walk for the Animals and 5K Run. If you, a group of your friends, your company or any one else would like to register as a donor to the 2015 Walk, you can register online at The site allows you to post a goal and celebrate your donors. Here are some things you can expect to see at the 2014 and 2015 events you will be raising money for:

  • General Admission- Adults $10 Children 10 and under FREE (Those pre-registered online will be admitted for free).
  • Vendor Village- Our sponsors will have giveaways and information on pet products and services.
  • Flealess Market- Our silent auction.
  • Rescue Groups- See what local volunteers are doing to help your favorite breeds.
  • 5K Run will start at 9 a.m.
  • Adoption Parade at 9:30 a.m. — Meet adoptable dogs who are looking for a new home.
  • Alumni Parade around 10 a.m. — Dogs who’ve been adopted from NHS lead the pack as we kick off the Walk.
  • Walk For The Animals around 10:15 a.m.- The actual Walk on the Keystone Trail.
  • Dachshund Dash — A short walk route for little legs around the outside of the meadow.




Each year, the event gets bigger and better, so be sure to get set up for a wonderful 2015 campaign and help the NHS once again. As for this year’s event, things are all ready to go! On Sunday, September 28th, 2014 from 8 a.m. until noon, the Walk for the Animals will be held on the NHS campus. Here’s a schedule of events and a few details about the 2014 Walk:
8:00 a.m. – Registration & Check-in
9 a.m. – 5k Run Begins
10 a.m. – The Walk Begins


Nebraska Humane Society Campus
8929 Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68134

The Walk:
Follow the alumni leaders out the gate along the sidewalk east, thru the park and onto the Keystone trail. Walk to the soccer field, loop around and head back for a lovely one mile walk.

The Run:
New this year! We are proud to partner with Peak Performance for our first ever 5k Run! All runners will be happy to hear that your four-legged companion is more than welcome to run with you! This is a timed event by our friends at Peak Performance!

Head down to the 2014 Walk, but also be sure to plan to become a sponsor for next year as registration is now open. If you are a vendor, rescue group or other pet-friendly business that would like to get involved, also check out the Walk for the Animals site listed above to see how you can get involved. We’ll see you in September!



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