Friends For Life


Event FAQs:

What is the Friends for Life! Walk?

The Friends for Life! Walk™ is a major fundraiser for the Ontario SPCA and its Affiliates. By lacing up and collecting pledges for animals in your community, you’re supporting the protection and care of animals in need.

Where is the Friends for Life! Walk?

There are 15 walks taking place across the province. Check out our walk locations for an event near you.

Who can participate in the event?

Anyone can participate and fundraise for the animals. Kids, adults, families, school teams, corporate teams, friends and neighbours are all welcome. Feel free to bring your furry friend, as long as it’s on a leash, but you do not need to bring a dog to participate! Choose a location and register today to get started!

When is the Friends for Life! Walk?

The walk takes place on the weekend of September 23rd & 24th 2017. Depending on your walk location, it will be hosted on either the Saturday or Sunday of this weekend. Please check your local Walk Locations for date and details.

Do I have to pay to participate?

Yes, the cost to register for the walk is $20. The registration fee covers the cost of your walk shirt, lunch and other event-day activities. Children (under the age of 18) and Junior Paw participants are free to attend. There is an Early Bird Discount - to register for half price prior to June 30 2017 and members of the Top Paw Club in 2016 are eligible to register for FREE.

I can’t participate on the day of the walk in my community. Can I still participate?

You are still welcome to be a walk participant! We would be happy to send you or have you pick up your registration kit so that you can do an independent walk of your own with your furry friend at a time that is best for you.

How long is the walk?

The length of the walk varies by each location. Please visit your local walk page for more details.


Have a question that you didn't find the answer to?  Send us an email at or call 905-898-7122 ext. 332 and we would be happy to assist you! 

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