9th Annual Cause 4 Paws 5k run and 1 mile dog walk

Sunday, October 15, 2017 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
Registration Fees vary, $15+

This family and pet friendly event, hosted by the Quincy Animal Shelter, will be emceed by FOX25 Boston’s Heather Hegedus and includes many fun activities. There will be a costume contest for both our four- and two-legged participants; a pet vendor fair with over 15 booths; an exciting performance by Flying High Frisbee Dogs; a demonstration by Quincy Police Department’s K-9 unit; and a dog agility course for your four-legged friend(s) to complete. In addition, there will be more than 40 raffle prizes, a photo booth for taking fun pictures, food trucks, and a DJ pumping out energetic tunes!

The Cause 4 Paws 5K race is a USATF certified, chip-timed event. There will be medals awarded in 10 categories including fastest male and female in several age groups, most money raised by a team, and most money raised by an individual. This is a rain or shine event with over 400 attendees last year. We hope to see it continue to grow this year!


Squantum Point Park
Haul Road
Quincy, MA 02171
Phone: 617-727-5290
Quincy Animal Shelter
56 Broad Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-376-1349