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601 So. Stonestreet Ave.

Rockville, MD 20850

Business Hours


Seven days a week


MAY 4 , 2014

Noon - 4pm

Bohrer Park at

Summit Hall Farm

506 S. Frederick Ave

Gaithersburg, MD

In partnership with the

City of Gaithersburg

Paws dogs

Get ready to put your paws to the pavement. It's time for the 16th annual Paws in the Park Dog Walk & Fest!

Paws in the Park is fun for the entire family, featuring:

  • a one-mile walk

  • popular character mascots

  • pet games like bobbing for hot dogs and paw printing

  • demonstrations

  • over 50 pet-friendly vendors

  • microchipping ($35 fee)

  • food, music, prizes, drawings

  • foster animals

  • rescue groups and more!

On May 4, 2014 the Montgomery County Humane Society, in partnership for the fourth year with the City of Gaithersburg, will host one of the most exciting pet-friendly events of the year. Don't miss out on this family- and pet-friendly event at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm.

Every dollar you raise through pre-event fundraising goes to helping the animals awaiting their forever homes at MCHS. In particular, money raised will: 

  • Raise much-needed funds for homeless, abandoned, and abused animals
  • Make a positive difference in the lives of the dogs, cats and other animals
  • Support life-saving programs such as foster care, humane education, medical care, adoption counseling, community outreach and much more

Questions? 240-723-5065 •

There will be on-site registration,

but for fundraising and easy check

in the day of, we highly suggest

registering online in advance.

Lots of volunteers are needed to make this event the best it can be! To help at Paws in the Park, contact the Volunteer Coordinator at See you there!

• All dogs must have a current rabies vaccination and be licensed.
• All walkers are welcome, with or without a dog!
• For safety reasons, well-behaved dogs only -- no other pets may walk.
• All walkers must read and sign the waiver at check-in.
• Female dogs in season may not participate.
• Dogs must be leashed (6' maximum leash length) and kept under control at all times. No retractable leashes permitted.
• Unruly or aggressive dogs will be asked to leave.
• Participants are expected to practice responsible pet ownership at all times during the event.

• Online registration will close on Saturday, May 3 @ MIDNIGHT

• You may register on-site the day of the event starting at 12pm.

Thank you for supporting MCHS and Paws in the Park!

Gaithersburg City
Best in Show Sponsors
TD Bank
Trophy Sponsors
Hope AVC

Ribbon Sponsors

Metropolitan Emergency Animal Clinic Sandy Spring Bank

American Pest Valerie and David Barrish
Pike & Rose  


Media Sponsors
WASH-FM 97.1
In-Kind Sponsors

This page last updated 5-3-14


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