Tails on the Trail

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Tails on the Trail

June 23, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm


June 23, 2018
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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McKinley/Veterans Park
1750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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88Nine Radio Milwaukee
Run/Walk for Animals

Join us for our 6th Annual Tails on the Trail Run/Walk for Animals at Veterans Park on Milwaukee’s lakefront!

Route: View our 2018 Route Map here

Race Start Time: 10:00 a.m. 5K run starts, walkers follow (Registration starts at 8:00 a.m.)

8:00 a.m.: Registration & prize pick-up begins! 

Turn in all donations & receive your prizes!
Day-of registration opens!
Start visiting our vendors and exhibitors
88Nine Radio Milwaukee DJ Kat & entertainment begins!

9:30 a.m.: Welcome & Pre-race warmupLindsey Slater Head shot

Emceed by WISN Meteorologist, Lindsey Slater

10:00 a.m.: Run/walk starts!

Enjoy a beautiful 5K run/walk or one-mile walk around the lagoon and through Veterans Park!

10:30 a.m.: Our post run/walk festival begins!

Vendors & exhibitor booths
Grab a bite from food vendors: Ian’s Pizza, Wisconsin Fried Cheese Curds, Belair Cantina, and more!
Enjoy a beer courtesy of New Belgium in our beer tent!
Dog agility courses
Lure Courses
Let Fido play in our Doggie Splash Zone!
Face painting courtesy of Painting with a Twist
Canine Massage
Doggie & people caricature artists
Doggie Dash! See how fast Fido runs in our very own Doggie Dash speed zone- will they be our Top Dog? **Prize for the fastest dog!
Ask the Behavior Expert!  Experts will be available to answer all of your canine behavior questions!
Dog games
Let Fido “bob” in our kiddie pools for delicious treats he can’t resist!
Photo Zone! Take your picture in front of Milwaukee’s breathtaking skyline!
Prize Wheel – where everyone’s a winner!
Exclusive massages, treats, And so much more!


11:30 a.m.: Tots on the Trail Kids Dash! *NEW*

Kids 10 and under can participate in our very first Tots on the Trail Kids Dash! Kids who participate will receive a race bib and a participant ribbon at the end of the race!

11:45 a.m.: Tails on the Trail Doggie Fashion Show!

Strut your stuff on our “catwalk” to compete for best dressed and best human/animal look-a-like! Located on the Main Stage.

1:00 p.m.Tails on the Trail festival ends

Event Rules

All participating dogs must be currently licensed with proof of their Rabies (if over 4 months of age), Distemper, and Bordetella (kennel cough) vaccines.  Please check your records because even if you adopted from us, you may not have all the vaccinations required.  If an incident occurs, you must be able to produce proof in a reasonable amount of time.

For safety reasons, retractable leashes or electric collars will NOT be allowed.  Dogs must be kept on a leash at ALL times, with no exceptions. Leashes should be no more than six feet in length while on the walk.

Female dogs in heat are not permitted.

Participants are responsible for cleaning up after their dogs during the entire event.

Event officials and WHS staff reserve the right to refuse entry to any dog whose behavior could be dangerous to others.  Please use good judgment regarding the temperament of your dog so that this event will be safe and enjoyable for everyone.

No bikes, skateboards, rollerblades, etc. are permitted for safety reasons.

Baby strollers are permitted. Be sure that you and your dog are conditioned and in proper health for this event.

Wisconsin Humane SocietyTails on the TrailVeterans ParkSaturday, June 23, 2018 | 8am - 1pm