We’re so excited to come together for Pooch and Pal, the Pet OverPopulation Prevention's annual dog-friendly fun run/walk and celebration, featuring vendors and exhibitors, family-friendly activities, and of course, games and plenty of treats for our furry participants!


Click the Register button to become a participant, and to create your personal or team fundraising page.

To make a general donation or to search for and donate to a participant, click Donate in the menu.

To purchase additional T-shirts or other items, click Sponsers in the menu.

Our goal
$2,265.00 of $15,000.00 raised
Pet OverPopulation Prevention's

Pooch and Pal is BACK!



New this year - Pooch and Pal will have two starting times
9:00 AM  |  Wave 1 - Run

9:30 AM  |  Wave 2 - Fun Walk/Run


Run/Walk starts and finishes at Columbia Point Marina and travels into Howard Amon Park in Richland, WA



And remember, Pooch and Pal is dog-friendly, but you don’t have to have a dog to participate- everyone is welcome!


Why should you join us for Pooch and Pal Walk & Run 2022?

  1. It’s fun! Did we mention there’s a doggie costume contest? raffle prizes, dog games, photo props, and more? You won’t want to miss everything we’re bringing in 2022! 
  2. Everyone is welcome! Whether you have a pet or not, you’re encouraged to join us for our family-friendly Pet Walk! 
  3. Your registration includes your T-shirt, and you’ll earn awesome prizes for collecting donations on top of that!
  4. You’ll make a difference. All proceeds from Pooch and Pal support animals in your community with nowhere else to turn. 

BONUS: Register for Pooch and Pal today and save with early bird registration before prices go up - and find out why we’re making 2022 our best year yet!



Additional Information : 

  • THEME: Heroes We encourage everyone (and their pooches) to come dressed representing your hero.
  • DISTANCES: 1 mile or 5K
  • REGISTRATION FEES: Entry fee is $40. Children 10 and under are free (strollers are welcome), pooches are free. Everyone will need to sign a Waiver Release Form prior to the start of the race for adults and minors. All fees are non-refundable.
  • SHIRTS: One shirt will be provided with each registration. If you would like to order additional 2022 Pooch & Pal T-Shirt, ordering opportunities close September 26!

October 15th, 2022

8:00am PDT

Riverfront Trail,
Richland, WA, US, 99352

Sponsors and Vendor Attendee's!!!

Mustang Signs - The Top Dog Sponsor!

Papa John's


Fiction Food Truck

Wild Birds Unlimited


Paul Mitchelle School

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Bager Mountain Dental

Tri-City Dermatology - DR. Jeremy Peck