North Brunswick Humane Association presents

The 19th Annual 2023 Dog Walk-a-Thon & Adoption Day

Co-sponsored by the North Brunswick Parks, Recreation and Community Services

Looking for the Shelter, Sponsor or Vendor information, click here.

Save a Life with every step!

North Brunswick Community Park

Sunday, September 24, 2023 11 am – 3 pm

This event will occur on the Rain Date: October 1, 2023 11 am – 3 pm

View the event gallery from this Dog Walk-A-Thon event.

There were 7 adoptions from this year’s event as of 10/9/2023!


  • DJ Tim O’Brien of Good Time Party Music will emcee and provide the music for the day.


  • Satisfy your appetite with a variety of delicious food and drink from Big John’s Gourmet Burgers (Vegan options available).
  • Los 3 Reyes Ice Cream will be serving up ice cream and frozen treats for dessert.

Rescue Row

  • This years event will feature more adoptable dogs from Rescues and Shelters.
  • Come out and meet your new best friend!

Pet food drive

Participants are encouraged to bring any brand pet food (bagged, canned, boxed, pouched, tubed) to a special collection area on the day of the walk-a-thon. These items will be donated to the Community Pet Food Bank run by New Beginnings Animal Rescue in partnership with Raritan Valley YMCA

The Community Pet Food Bank is one of the only pet food banks in the area. It serves Middlesex County resident pet owners in financial difficulties with supplemental food so they may keep their beloved pets.


  • Your dog can search for the golden egg during the Scavenger Hunt.
  • Battle to be the last canine standing during Musical Mats.


  • First 100 registrants get a gift bag
  • Costume Contest – Dress your dog and march in the Parade of Pooches. Prizes will be awarded in several categories.

Platinum Sponsors

Victory Subaru logo

Victory Subaru

1233 New Jersey 27
Somerset, NJ 08873

Garden Farm Market logo

Garden Farm Market

2545 US-RT 1,
North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Access Self Storage Logo

Access Self Storage

534 Milltown Rd
North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Vendors for this year’s event include: Groomers, Pet Boarding, Pet Sitters, Pet Supply Stores, Rescues, Veterinarians, and many other local businesses.

Registration is Not required for adoptions.



$15 for the 1st dog and $5 for each additional dog.

Day of the event Registration

$25 for the 1st dog and $5 for each additional dog.

Free gift bag for the 1st 100 registrants.

Bags can be picked up at the registration table.

Online Registration

Online registration closes Saturday 9/30/23 12:00 pm

Download Registration

Mail-In registration must be received by 9/18/23

Looking for a sweet way to support a good cause?

Preorder Fresh Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and pick them up at the Dog Walk.