Fundraising for your Shelter or Rescue is easy with Walk for a Dog.

To maximize donations from WoofTrax, see the marketing materials below to promote the app.

Walk for a Dog is a simple, year-round fundraising app! It promotes healthy interaction between dogs and their owners, and raises money every day to support the mission of your animal shelter or rescue. It also gives people a reason to think about their local animal organization every time they take their dogs for a walk.

Get listed on the app as a beneficiary

To see if your organization is already listed on the app, go to the Setup tab of the Walk for a Dog app, touch the name of the shelter or rescue currently selected,  then select your organization's state and search by the organization’s name, city, or ZIP code.

Eligible organizations can be either a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit or a city shelter that can accept donations specifically directed to shelter operations.

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Have you submitted your electronic payment information for donations?

WoofTrax donations are going electronic! All shelters and rescues eligible for donations will now receive them by PayPal or electronic deposit (ACH).

If you have not already provided your electronic payment information, your action is required. Please send us either your organization’s PayPal email address or ACH payment information (bank name, routing number, account number, and account type: checking/savings). Please note, we cannot make payments through a PayPal link or button on an online donation page.

Please email your electronic payment information to shelters@wooftrax.com. If you would prefer to provide this information by phone, please call Lisa Wheeler, Shelter and Rescue Communications Manager, at (607) 216-9757 x110.

Promote Walk for a Dog to fundraise for your organization

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For Shelters

1) Post a comment on your Facebook page or Twitter feed mentioning Walk for a Dog and telling your social media audience how to get the app. Here is some suggested text:

Don’t just take your dog for a walk… Take your Walk for a Dog! Go to WoofTrax.com, download the app, and support your local animal shelter every time you walk your dog.

2) Print these cards to distribute in your shelter and at all of your events! Choose to upload to an online printer (such as Vistaprint) with this PDF file. Or print them yourself with this Word file or this editable PDF file on Avery 2 x 3 ½ inch white business cards (10 cards / sheet). Be sure to adjust your printer’s settings to select print 2 sided / both sides of paper.

3) Post this flyer at your location, local dog parks, and at all of your events. If you would like a customized design that includes the name of your shelter, use this editable version.

4) Place the Walk for a Dog logo on your website, linking it to WoofTrax.com.

5) Print these information flyers to include in adoption packets you give to new pet parents, handout at your walking events, or post at your location to introduce your supporters to Walk for a Dog.

For Rescues

1) Post a comment on your Facebook page or Twitter feed mentioning Walk for a Dog and telling your social media audience how to get the app. Here is some suggested text:

Don’t just take your dog for a walk… Take your Walk for a Dog! Go to WoofTrax.com, download the app, and support your local rescue organization every time you walk your dog.

2) Print these cards to distribute at all of your events! Choose to upload to an online printer (such as Vistaprint) with this PDF file. Or print them yourself with this Word file or this editable PDF file on Avery 2 x 3 ½ inch white business cards (10 cards / sheet). Be sure to adjust your printer’s settings to select print 2 sided / both sides of paper.

3) Post this flyer at your location, local dog parks, and at all of your events. If you would like a customized design that includes the name of your rescue, use this editable version.

4) Print these information flyers to include in adoption packets you give to new pet parents, handout at your walking events, or post at your location to introduce your supporters to Walk for a Dog.

If you would like to discuss other marketing opportunities, please email us at shelters@wooftrax.com

The more people who use the app, the more we can donate to your shelter. It’s that simple!


Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make sure my shelter or rescue is a participating WoofTrax partner?
Go to the Setup tab on the app and touch the name of the shelter or rescue currently selected. Then select your organization’s state, and search by the organization’s name, city, or ZIP code. If you would like your shelter or rescue to be considered for addition to our list of WoofTrax beneficiaries, please visit our Shelters & Rescues page for details.

What is the Make a Gift program?
The Make a Gift program allows an animal organization's supporters to make their own personal gifts through the Make a Gift button on the app. Organizations with 50 or more active walkers are eligible for this program.

How do I see how many people are walking for my organization?
Tap on the Impact tab to see how many active walkers your organization has, as well as how many people have walked, and how many times and miles they have walked.

Sample screenshot of our Impact tab, which shows the number of active walkers for your organization, and whether or not you are currently counted as an active walker.

Sample screenshot of our Impact tab, which shows the number of active walkers for your organization, and whether or not you are currently counted as an active walker.