There are so many people to thank for helping to make our 19th annual Paws in the Park a huge success!! Walkers, donors, vendors, food trucks, volunteers, staff, friends, family, and sponsors – THANK YOU! Funds raised from Paws in the Park 2021 will help support the Rhode Island SPCA’s many critical community programs and services including adoption, humane education, foster care, and community veterinary services at the Rhode Island SPCA Animal Health Center.

YOU helped us surpass our $30K goal for the animals. YOU made a difference!

Didn’t get a chance to donate? There’s still time!!

“Shop Local” Marketplace!

Thank you to our “Shop Local” Marketplace vendors. We were happy to welcome aboard Rumford Pet Express, BUPPY PETS, Tatutina, Furrfighters, Andrea’s Custom Collars, Hope Rope Co, Bark N Park Mobile Grooming, Bow Chika Wow Town, Caribbean Tails, Evergreen Solar, Faithful Friends Pet Crematory, Rhode Island Kitten Kits, Dogtopia, Pup Portraits RI, Lucky Dog Resort, Touchstone Crystal by Swarovski, and We’re Here for the Dogs. Please continue to support our friends with tons of great shopping for you and your pets!

Chow (Chow) Town!

Big thank you to our food trucks from people and pups! ~ Cafe 136, Juice Junkie, Moving Dough Pizza Co & Pavlov’s Treats for Dogs!

Canine Costume Contest!

What’s more WOOF-tastic than a pack of smartly dressed pooches?!? This year our theme was SUPERHERO! Thank you to all the pups who participated! It was great to see so many adorable costumes from superwoman to batman, from mailman to US military, from bathing beauty to butterflies!!

AmbassaDOG photo contest

We’d like to extend our gratitude and special thanks to ALL our supporters who participated in our AmbassaDOG contest. Thanks to all of you, over $3K was raised and will benefit the animals and the programs and services for our community! 

Paws in the Park Sponsors


Media Sponsors

Lap Dog Sponsors

Best Friend Sponsors

Companion Sponsors

Purr-fect Sponsors

Sponsorship Opportunities

Your support of Paws in the Park is an exceptional way to gain recognition in the community and make a tremendous impact on the lives of thousands of animals in our community.  Proceeds will support our critical programs and services such as adoption, humane education, animal cruelty investigation, and affordable veterinary care provided by our Animal Health Center.

It is never too early to think about next year which will be our 20th anniversary. An updated sponsorship packet that shares the sponsorship levels and the benefits for each one will be available in the coming months.  We know that you will find the return on your investment well worth it! If you have any questions about sponsorship, please contact Stephanie Van Patten, Director of Development at or 401.270.1964


If you have any questions about Paws In The Park, contact Stephanie Van Patten, Director of Development at or 401.270.1964.