Walk for the Animals

Omaha’s largest dog-friendly event offers the entire community the chance to participate and help raise funding to support NHS’s lifesaving work.

Walk for the Animals

The Margre Durham Walk for the Animals is a yearly event on the last Sunday in September. This is Omaha's biggest dog friendly event that supports homeless animals in our community.  

  • Dog-friendly 5K
  • Leisure 1-mile walk
  • Beer garden
  • Grill
  • Kids Zone of fun activities
  • Adoption parade
  • Sponsors with give-aways
  • Rescue groups
  • Photo Booth
  • Dog activities
  • Animal Control demonstrations
  • Face painting, bouncey house and rock climbing

While we'd love for you to join us at the Walk for the Animals, the real power is in your participation online. Help us rescue, rehabilitate and rehome thousands of homeless animals. Making a bigger impact is EASY! All you have to do is register online and ask your friends and family to support your cause. Bonus: You'll score some sweet swag—for you and your pets! The more money you earn for them, the better the prizes for you!

If you’re interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Gordon Krentz at by phone at 402-905-3483 or send an email to gkrentz@nehumanesociety.org »