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Komen Pittsburgh 2016 Paws for the Cure Dog Walk

Sunday, October 2, 2016 
Hartwood Acres Concert Area, Allison Park, PA

Join us at our 8th annual Paws for the Cure® dog walk featuring a one-mile walk through scenic Hartwood Acres. We will have lots of things to see and do for our guests of all ages, even if you don't have a dog! All proceeds benefit Komen Pittsburgh.

Register today online!


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2016 Paws T-Shirt Design

  • Shirts only available for pick-up the day of the event.
  • Shirts to the first 600 registered participants. 
  • We will do our best to accommodate sizes but cannot guarantee all requests.


Time of Event

9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
(Registration, T-Shirt pick-up, and Sponsor/Vendor tents open at 9:00 a.m.)
Entry Fee

  • $25 Adult participant (age 18 or older)
  • $15 Youth participant (age 17 or younger)


Online registration deadline is 10:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

Contests & Activities

Contests and activities include Musical Sit & Stay, Best Look-a-Like, Best Pink Costumes, Best Pittsburgh Sports Gear, and Best Trick. Also try your dog’s paw at the Agility Course! And don't forget about the doggy kissing booth - give your pooch your best smooch while we snap your pic and enter you into the overall contest! Tickets will be available in the registration tent. $5 for one/$10 for three, all proceeds benefit Komen Pittsburgh.

Rules for Participation

  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian at all times.
  • Dog handler must be 18 years or older.
  • All dogs must be properly licensed, healthy, and have current vaccinations. Dogs must wear an ID tag.
  • Dogs must be on a fixed leash (6 ft. or shorter) and under an adult walker’s control at all times.
  • Owners must clean up after their dogs. We cannot emphasize this enough!
  • No pets in heat.
  • No bicycles, skateboards, or in-line skates permitted. No pullcarts or pet carriages.
  • Upon arrival, please check in at the Paws for the Cure Registration tent.
  • There will be watering stations along the walk route, but be aware if the day is warm and your dog needs water.
  • There will be large crowds and numerous dogs throughout Hartwood Acres; dogs may react differently in these crowded situations.
  • Anyone in violation of these rules will be asked to leave!


This event will occur rain or shine.

We reserve the right to cancel in extreme circumstances. In that event, there will be no refunds. Your entry fee will be used as a donation to Komen Pittsburgh.

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed for this event. Click here to register to volunteer.                


Thank You to our Sponsors!

For sponsorship and vendor information:
please contact Meg Dluhos at mdluhos@komenpittsburgh.org or 412-342-0500. 


Presenting Sponsors

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Best of Breed


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Animal Friends

Pet Connections Magazine

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