This weekend: NE Humane Society’s biggest annual event

Join the Nebraska Humane Society for its largest pet-friendly event of the year! You can help raise money for the shelter and so much more.

September 30, 2018 – The 2018 Nebraska Humane Society’s Margre Durham Walk for the Animals event

On Sept. 30, from 11 am to 2 pm, join the Nebraska Humane Society (89th and Fort St.) for its largest annual event, Walk for the Animals!

As usual, there’s the 5k walk/run, rescue groups, vendor booths, a silent auction, food, a beer garden, free parking and a shuttle service, and family activities, but there are also new attractions to see as well.

Rescue groups with adoptable dogs

5K with your K-9

Walk the mile walk on the Keystone Trail

Take the shorter Dachshund Dash

Enjoy BBQ and Beer garden with a fun local band

Kids Zone

Dog activities (training exercises, paw painting etc)

Sponsors with lots of giveaways

Silent Auction of great stuff

Lots of people and dog watching!


11am 5K kicks off

12:15 Walk kicks off

1:00 Adoption dog parade

1:45 Announcements of top fundraisers & Awards


If you’d like to find out how to help animals, participate in the walk/run, or organize a fundraising group of your own, visit


If you’re raising money for the shelter, admission is free. If you’ve registered for the walk/run, you’re free, too! Otherwise, $10 at the door.