2022 Waggin' Trail Festival for the Animals

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

​Is there a fee to participate?

The Adult registration fee is $35 and the Child registration fee is $25. KHS is offering a special Student registration for $25 for students who are looking to gain service learning hours. If you're an out-of-state supporter of KHS and looking to join in on the fun, there is a Just Fundraise! registration option for you. All registration fees help the Kentucky Humane Society save more lives - thank you!

Day-of entry will be available onsite at Waggin' Trail.

Is there a deadline to register?

You can register online any time, up until noon Saturday, May 21st, 2022. Day-of entry into the festival will be available for $10. 


Canine friends are encouraged! Waggin' Trail Festival for the Animals wouldn't be a celebration of our favorite canine companions without their paw-ticipation! We ask that all dogs be up-to-date on all vaccinations and strongly encourage the use of positive reinforcement.  


Parking is free for our Waggin' Trail Festival for the Animals registrants and attendees. Parking is available in the Louisville Slugger Field/Bats Main Street and Jackson Street parking lot. 

Do I have to make my donations online?

No, please reach out to KHS staff at wtrail@kyhuman.org if you are collecting offline donations. If you want your pledges to count towards your total in the fundraising competition, please turn them into the KHS Development Office by noon on Friday, May 13th 2022. If you'd prefer to make a donation via telephone, call 502-515-3143.

KHS Development Office

ATTN: Waggin' Trail

1000 Lyndon Lane, Suite B

Louisville, KY 40222

Can I bring my donations with me to the festival?

If you'd like your donations to count toward your fundraising total for competition purposes, they must be given to the Kentucky Humane Society Development Office at 1000 Lyndon Lane on or before Friday, May 13th at noon. However, you can still turn in donations at the festival.

What is this year's top fundraising prize?

This year, the top fundraiser will receive the ulti-mutt bragging rights by having his or her dog(s) professionally photographed and featured on the 2023 Waggin' Trail Festival for the Animals signage and website.

What happens if it rains?

Waggin' Trail Festival for the Animals happens rain or shine! If there is an unforeseeable emergency, please tune to your local news media for cancellation notice.

What if I have a question that's not addressed here?

Please contact us - we're always happy to help! We can be reached at 502-515-3143 or wtrail@kyhumane.org.