Mutt March FAQ | Michigan Humane Society
2018 Mutt March - Michigan Humane Society



Frequently Asked Questions about the MHS Mutt March


When is the Mutt March?
The walk is on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores. Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. The vendor area is open from 8 a.m. until noon.

Is there a registration fee?
It is free to register for the the Mutt March but we encourage all walkers to raise money to help the animals at the Michigan Humane Society.

Can I bring my pets?
Everyone is welcome to walk, with or without a pet.  Pets who are friendly, vaccinated and would enjoy the event are welcome to attend on a leash or in a carrier. Please bring proof of current vaccinations and be prepared to pick up after your pets.  Please keep in mind that approximately 600 dogs will be in attendance.

Can I bring my children and can they participate?
The Mutt March is a family-friendly event and children are welcome in all areas.  If a child under 18 years of age would like to raise funds, he or she may register either online or by printed form.

What if I cannot attend the Mutt March but I want to raise funds for the animals?
Attendance on the day of the Mutt March is not required. If you cannot attend, you may still register online and use the website tools to raise funds, or use a printed pledge form to raise money. Send cash, checks and forms to:

Michigan Humane Society
Mutt March
30300 Telegraph Road
Suite 220
Bingham Farms, MI  48025

What do I do with the cash and checks that I collect?
Please bring all cash and checks to the Check-In Tent at the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House. If you receive cash or checks after the event, please drop off or mail the donations in a clearly marked envelope to:

Michigan Humane Society
Mutt March
30300 Telegraph Road
Suite 220
Bingham Farms, MI  48025

How do I add cash and checks to my online total?
If you would like to add the cash or checks you receive to your walk page online donations total, follow these instructions: Go to your “Participant Center” and click on the “Progress” button at the top.  Click on the link “Enter new gift,” which is in the upper right side of the page. The next page that comes up will allow you to enter gifts of cash, checks, or credit cards.

How do I print out my gift history list?
In your Participant Center, Click on "Progress,” located at the top. Scroll all the way down to where it says “Donation History” and click on "View all personal donations".  You may also download your personal donation list in a MS Excel format. 

How do I make a correction to an online donation?
If you have any questions about your donation or a donation made on your behalf, please email us at

I registered as an individual walker online.  How can I join a team?
If you are already registered online and would like to form a team, join a team or switch teams, please email us at

How long is the Mutt March?
A variety of course lengths of up to 2.5 miles are available. Water will be provided for both humans and animals. The annual springtime event offers a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere and a scenic stroll through the beautiful grounds of the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores.  Click here for a map of the route.

How do I get to the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores?
For customized driving directions to the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House, click here.

Where should I plan on parking at the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores?
Free parking will be available directly across Lakeshore Drive from the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores.