Join us for the Potter League's 2022 Heart & Sole Walk for Animals

Who: You! With or without your dog!  

What: Walk & Pet Festival to benefit the Potter League for Animals  

Where: Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI 

When: Sunday, October 16 ∙ RAIN or SHINE
Check-in & festivities begin at 10:00 am, and the scenic ¾-mile walk along Narragansett Bay & Fort Adams State Park begins at 12noon. 

Why: The Potter League helps thousands of animals each year and gives them hope, healing, love, and the second chance they need & deserve. The Heart & Sole Walk for Animals is a beloved tradition, and in addition to raising essential funds to support our life-saving work, it’s an opportunity for animal lovers to join together in creating a more humane Rhode Island for people & pets alike.  

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About the Heart & Sole Walk for Animals

Join Rhode Island's largest Pet Walk to support lifesaving care for animals in need. The Heart & Sole Walk for Animals is a beloved tradition. In addition to raising essential funds to support our lifesaving work, it’s an opportunity for animal lovers to join together in creating a more humane Rhode Island for people and pets alike.

Your participation and fundraising for the Heart & Sole Walk for Animals helps the Potter League care for thousands of homeless animals each year and gives them the second chance they need and deserve. Our goal is to raise $100,000 to help every animal receive the very best care and find a loving home. 

Register today! There is no registration fee to attend. All walkers are encouraged to fundraise or make a donation to the Walk to help us reach our goal and make a difference in the lives of homeless animals.

Once registered, you have the option to create your own personalized fundraising page and send the link to friends and family, asking for their support.

Event Activities begin at 10:00 am

  • Potter League Information
  • Flea-less Market 
  • Agility Course
  • Pet Contests (3 Prior to Walk, 3 Post)
  • Potter Alum Pet Parade and Crowning of King and Queen
  • Pet Art and Activities
  • Kid's Activities and Face Painting
  • Music
  • Walk kicks off at 12:00 Noon.
  • Demonstration with RI State Police Search & Rescue K-9 Koda and Cpl. Dan O'Neil
  • Food Trucks and Refreshments
  • Top Fundraising Awards

View all Event Details here.

Marketplace Sponsors
Hill's Science Diet
Lucky Dog Resort
Portsmouth Veterinary Clinic
Southcoast Health
Invisible Fence Brand
Mott & Chase International Realty 
Rumford Pet
The Landings

Marketplace Vendors
Alexandria Hawk Dog Training
Andrea's Custom Collars
Barnum Financial
Beau Tyler and the Sly Dog Co.
Black Dog General Store
Characatures by Noa
Dragon Fly Pet Massage
Fetch PetCare
Furrfighters
Hope Rope
It's a Dog's Life
M.Eye Images
My Tail's Wagging
Pet Wants Newport
Pawssion Designer Pet Clothing
Potter League For Animals
Rhode Island Face Painting-Lisa Sullivan
Touchstone Crystal
 

Food Trucks
Haven's Brothers
A-Mano Pizza Truck
Weiner Wagon

Help save the animals!

The Potter League is committed to delivering our mission and our best to the community, no matter what. By participating in our walk with your dedication, inspiration, and generosity, you are helping us move forward with our daily vital care for animals and the people who love them. You are the heart and soul of the Potter League.

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