About Paws on Parade

Now in its 24th year, Paws on Parade is Bangor Humane Society's annual fundraising event and celebration of pets to benefit the animals at the shelter awaiting forever homes

Over a mile long, the route runs from the Bangor Waterfront through Downtown Bangor and meets back by the water. Walk with your dog or with a human companion, or simply sponsor a Paws participant.

The Bangor Humane Society is a donor supported, private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. BHS is Maine's oldest and largest animal care and adoption facility. BHS cares for 3,000 owner released and stray animals each year. We serve over 200 communities in Maine, including eastern, coastal, down east, and parts of northern Maine.

The majority of our annual revenue -60 percent -- comes from donations and supporters like you! Annual events like Paws on Parade are instrumental to the longevity of our  organization, all the while being a fun opportunity to celebrate the lives of companion animals!

Make a $25 donation with your registration and get an event T-Shirt!