Join Us for our 11th Annual Cause for Paws Festival

Whether you’re a runner, walker, or you just enjoy a great family day filled with fun activities and amazing animals, we hope you’ll join us for the 11th Annual Cause for Paws event on Saturday, April 27th in Festival Park located outside the Union Bank & Trust Pavilion in Portsmouth, VA.  The event features:

  • 5K Run at 9 a.m.
  • 1-Mile Dog Walk at 10 a.m.
  • Family- and pet-friendly festival officially begins at 10 a.m.
  • Food
  • Vendors
  • Rescue groups
  • Live music
  • Activities for the young and old—2- and 4-legged
  • Amazing raffle prizes (don’t forget to bring money to participate)
  • Performance by the Portsmouth Police K9 Unit
  • NEW! Lure-coursing enjoyment for your dog!

5K Run
$30 through April 1; $35 April 2 onward
Registration: register online at

1-Mile Dog Walk
Registration: register online at