7:00 AM07:00

Strutt With Your Mutt 2017

It’s almost time for the 27th annual Strutt With Your Mutt 5k run and 3k walk benefiting Wayside Waifs! The fun and furry morning will take place on Sunday, September 17 in the Brookside neighborhood. You and Fido are welcome to walk or run the course. But don’t worry, you don’t need a four-legged friend to participate - everyone is welcome to join in the fun. Strutt With Your Mutt is guaranteed fun for your entire family with food, contests, entertainment and more than 50 vendors including The Paw Wash!


  • Event day registration opens at 7 a.m.
  • 5K Race without dogs 8 a.m.
  • 5K Race with dogs 8:30 a.m.
  • 3K Walk 9 a.m.
  • Kids Dash 9:30 a.m. 
  • Best Dog Costume 10:00 a.m.


Brookside Neighborhood
63rd & Brookside Plaza
Kansas City, MO 64113

Your participation in Strutt With Your Mutt 2017 will provide comprehensive care to nearly 6,000 homeless animals that come to Wayside Waifs this year. All funds raised stay right here in Kansas City to benefit the animals in our care.

From life-saving medical care, behavior training, safe shelter, nutritious food and love, Wayside has been committed to helping abandoned, abused and homeless pets get a second chance at life. You make that possible. Join us on September 17 to celebrate your furry best friends and those who are still waiting to be rescued.

Can't wait to see you all there with your pups! 




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7:00 PM19:00

Pints For Paws

Just us for a fun evening of local brews, delicious food and the fantastic KC skyline! 

All this fantastic fun benefits Paws For Freedom!

Paws for Freedom is a 501c(3) non-profit organization that trains service dogs for people who use wheelchairs. This unique program enlists the help of the Student Trainer and Retriever Team (START) Club to aid in the training and socialization of these wonderful dogs. These dedicated middle school and high school students from Horizon Academy in Roeland Park, KS, work each day after school with their assigned dogs.

Get your tickets and join us there!

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7:00 AM07:00

Dog N Jog

Join The Paw Wash at the 30th anniversary of Dog N Jog! Come celebrate with us!

KSHB Chief Meteorologist Gary Lezak, KFKF Host Debbie Erikson and The Now KC News Anchor Kevin Holmes for a fun filled morning with your canine buddy.

There will be a 2 mile race, 1 mile race, 1 mile walk and even a Wiener Dog Dash! Local and national vendors will be in attendance to showcase everything pet. Don't miss out on this big celebration dedicated to the dogs.

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5:30 PM17:30

Bark At The Park

Join The Paw Wash for a fun night At the 2nd Bark At The Park Event! Bring your pup, support the Humane Society of Greater KC and of course cheer on the Royals!

Gate A will open at 5:30 p.m.

Your $45 ticket package includes:
Human and canine game ticket
Seating located in lower level left field corner
Bark at The Park Photo Frame
$5 from each package purchase is donated to Humane Society of Greater KC
PLEASE NOTE: Tickets are not refundable or transferrable to other parties and must be utilized by the individual(s) and dog(s) recorded during the registration process on this site.

Tickets will be assigned upon confirmation of your registration by Royals staff. Be sure to purchase with your group if you would like to sit together as requests are not guaranteed to be fulfilled. Additional tickets can be purchased for $26. Fans with 2 or more dogs must have an additional adult "owner" accompany the dog. Seating is limited and subject to availability. No tickets sold day of event.

Tickets will be available for pick-up 90 minutes before the game and concluding 1 hour after first pitch outside of Gate A at a designated table. No tickets will be mailed or available for pick-up in advance.

Get your ticket here:

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9:00 AM09:00

Heart Healthy Day at Bar K!

Event Details:

In partnership with the American Heart Association - Kansas City and Onelife Fitness - Kansas City, Bar K is hosting "Heart Healthy Day at Bar K" to promote health and wellness for both dogs and humans! This event will also be a tune-up and fundraiser for the AHA's Heart and Stroke Walk/5k Run on May 20.

We have a fun, full slate of activities lined up for you and your pup, including:

9:00 am - Doggy Bootcamp - Workout with your dog, led by OneLife Fitness!

9:45 am - "Dynamic Warm-Up" for 5K

10:00 am - 2nd Annual Bar K 5K!! (for more info see

11:00 am - Post-Race Party Featuring Live Music from Duncan Hill and the Electric Prairie Surfers

10:00-4:00 - Open Play in Bar K Lab's Indoor Dog Park

Located at: 515 Liberty St. Kansas City, MO 64105

There will be food trucks, music, beverages, and tons of local pet-and wellness-related businesses including The Paw Wash there to exhibit their products & services. Look forward to seeing a whole bunch of happy, healthy, active critters (human and canine!) on April 9th!

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9:00 AM09:00

Waggin' in Weston

Come celebrate Waggin' in Weston at SLiK Hound's Station in Weston, Missouri this Saturday from 9:00am-2:00pm! The Paw Wash will be there too with Winnie!

Bring your Dog to SLiK Hound Station in Weston, Missouri wearing a SLiK Hound collar on April 8th and get a FREE Pop Fashion Collar! There will be all kinds of fun at the Waggin in Weston Dog Parade and there will be local pet vendors too!
That's us, The Paw Wash!

Bring your pups & we will see you this weekend SLiK Hound!

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11:00 AM11:00

Dog Days Family Event

SATURDAYS ONLY! March 25 & April 1 11am-4pm

Olathe Bass Pro Shops will have FREE giveaways, FREE photo downloads, vendors, and seminars! Don’t miss out on Bass Pro Shops’ Dog Days event—it’s sure to get tails wagging!

List of vendors and dates:

Olive's Hope Pet Rescue - 3/25

SouthPaw Animal Clinic - 3/25
Vaccines - $20 each or $75 for all. Includes: DA2PP, Leptospirosis, Bordetella, and Rabies.

Woof's Play & Stay - 3/25
Doggy daycare, hotel & spa.

Paw Wash - 3/25
Meet the inventor of Paw Wash, an easy way to clean muddy paws. Seen on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

A Better Canine Dog Training - 3/25 & 4/1
Remore collar training seminar.

Heart of America Commemorative Air Force - 3/25 & 4/1
Custom dog tag pressings.

Sit Now Stay Dog Training - 3/25 & 4/1
Trick training demonstration, dock jumping video and Q&A session.

Four Paws Pantry & Spa - 4/1
Brushing demonstrations and grooming tips.

K-9 Search and Rescue of Kansas - 4/1
Learn how rescue dogs work and train.

Prairie Paws Animal Shelter - 4/1

Santa Fe Pet Clinic - 4/1
Microchipping with included 1 year membership to Home Again, $50.

Unleashed Pet Rescue - 4/1

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9:00 AM09:00

Paw Wash at 1 Million Cups KC

1 Million Cups Kansas City Event Details:

Presentation by InstantActivism & a female entrepreneur panel featuring The Grooming ProjectBeer Paws & The Paw Wash! See you at 9AM!

Expert Panelists:
Sherry Turner, OneKC for Women Alliance
Arlana Coleman, KCK Women's Chamber of Commerce

Can't join us? Watch #1MCKC via live stream:

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6:30 PM18:30

The Kansas City Pet Telethon 2017


Tune in to help Kansas City's homeless pets by watching the 17th Annual Kansas City Pet Telethon. Join host NBC Action News Chief Meteorologist Gary Lezak, 38 The Spot personality Crystle Lampitt, and other local personalities for an evening of fun and furry programming. During the Telethon you can meet adoptable pets, learn the latest in pet education and find out how you can save a life and give homeless pets a second chance.

The Paw Wash will be on air donating Paw Washes to a several lucky callers, so make sure to tune in on Sunday, February 17th from 6:30-9:30pm. Let's help these amazing fur-babies!

TV Station: Channel 41 Action News(Channel 8 for Time Warner viewers)

Click the link below for additional information on how you can help!

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to Dec 4

The Great Kansas City Pet Expo

KC's Largest Celebration of Pets and Pet People!

The Great Kansas City Pet Expo welcomes anyone who loves animals and pets. Whether you're a current pet owner or just thinking about bringing a companion animal into your home, the Great KC Pet Expo is for you. It's a great event for family entertainment, and with the largest pet-related trade show in the state, it's a must for your holiday shopping list!

Come by and see us at our Paw Wash Booth! Callie, the Paw Wash pup will be there demonstrating how it works! 

December 3 & 4, 2016

Saturday, December 3: 

Sunday, December 4: 


KCI Expo Center  

11730 N Ambassador Dr.

Kansas City, MO 64153

Daily Admission

Adults: $8
Seniors: $6
Military: $5
Children (6-12): $4
Children (5 and under): Free
** Cash only accepted at the Gate **

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3:00 PM15:00

Briarcliff Villlage's Holiday Lighting Ceremony

The Paw Wash will have a booth at the Briarcliff Village's Holiday Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, November 12th from 3:00pm-6:00pm.

Come by for some wooftastic fun for the entire family! We would love to see you and celebrate the lighting ceremony!

Check out the event link below for additional information:

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7:00 AM07:00
Dogs, 5K

Strutt With Your Mutt

Join us at Strutt With Your Mutt benefiting Wayside Waifs!

When you Strutt you and your furry friend will enjoy delicious treats, contests, a beautiful 3K or 5K walk/run and shopping in our Flealess Market with more than 50 vendors. Enter the Best Costume contest, beginning at 10 a.m. on the main stage. It's a furr-tastic morning to spend with friends all to help homeless pets in their journey to finding a forever loving family.



  • Event day registration opens at 7 a.m.

  • 5K Race without dogs 8 a.m.

  • 5K Race with dogs 8:30 a.m.

  • 3K Walk 9 a.m.

  • Costume contest 10:00 a.m.


Brookside Neighborhood
63rd & Brookside Plaza
Kansas City, MO 64113


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5:30 PM17:30

Bar{K} Event for Great Plains SPCA

Ink magazine, LiveKC, and Rainy Day Books welcome Elias Weiss Friedman AKA @TheDogist for Bar{k}: a Happy Hour for Dogs on Tuesday, October 27 at Barney Allis Plaza from 5:30 – 8:00 PM. The Paw Wash will have a booth set up, so make sure to come by and say hi!

All proceeds generated from the event benefit Great Plains SPCA, Kansas City Metro’s most unique and comprehensive No Kill animal welfare organization, serving more than 35,000 needy pets annually.

All tickets are $10 and include (1) drink ticket courtesy of KC Bier Company and a special treat for the pups from Beer Paws made from local spent grains. All attendees will also have the opportunity to meet Elias Weiss Friedman, aka Instagram sensation @TheDogist, as part of his national book tour for his new book “The Dogist” releasing on October 20th.


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7:00 AM07:00

Strutt With Your Mutt

Date: September 20th, 2015

Please join us for the 25th Annual Strutt With Your Mutt 5K Race & 3K Walk for homeless pets in beautiful Brookside. Your support makes a difference in the lives of abandoned, abused and homeless animals. You ensure they get a second chance at the life they deserve. 

Strut With Your Mutt helps Wayside Waifs care for more than 6,500 animals every year. Proceeds from the event also help fund lifesaving medical care, local, regional and national animal rescue missions, behavior training for animals who have come to Wayside neglected and under socialized, and No More Bullying! programing to children thoughout the entire Kansas City area. Together, we can create a more humane Kansas City!


Brookside Neighborhood
63rd & Brookside Plaza
Kansas City, MO 64113



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