Get Involved

Spread the Word

Are you as excited about Strut Your Mutt as we are? Help spread the word about this fun-filled festival by posting about the event on social media and talking to your friends and family. Check out these helpful resources to get you started!

Sample Social Media Posts

For General Strut Your Mutt

Make sure to add the URL for your personal fundraising page with these sample posts.

For Facebook

  • Every day, more than 2,200 dogs and cats are being killed in America's shelters simply because they don’t have homes. Whether you attend one of @Best Friends Animal Society’s 13 events nationwide or the virtual walk, when you participate in Strut Your Mutt, you’re helping to bring that number to zero. Join me: [insert personal fundraising page link].
  • I just registered for @Best Friend Animal Society’s Strut Your Mutt! This event is about saving lives one step at a time. And with 13 live events nationwide this fall and a virtual walk, there are many opportunities to get involved. Join me to help homeless pets in our neighborhood and around the country: [insert personal fundraising page link].

For Twitter

  • #StrutYourMutt is about saving lives one step at a time! Join me to help @bestfriends #SaveThemAll: [insert personal fundraising page link].
  • I just registered for @bestfriend’s #StrutYourMutt! Join me to help homeless pets: [insert personal fundraising page link].
  • Have you registered for @bestfriends’ #StrutYourMutt? Learn how you can make a difference for homeless pets [insert personal fundraising page link].

For Instagram

We encourage supporters to include the link of your personal fundraising page in the bio of your Instagram accounts versus in the caption, so your friends and followers can click through.

  • Every day more than 2,200 dogs and cats are killed in shelters, simply because they don’t have safe places to call home. I’m participating in @BestFriendsAnimalSociety’s #StrutYourMutt to help bring that number to zero. Join me via the link in my bio! #SaveThemAll

For Your Personal SYM Fundraising Page

Make sure to add the URL for your personal fundraising page with these sample posts.

For Facebook

  • I couldn’t imagine life without my adopted pet(s)! Every day, more than 2,200 dogs and cats are killed in shelters, simply because they don’t have safe places to call home. Please help me reach my fundraising goal for @Best Friends Animal Society’s Strut Your Mutt and let’s Save Them All: [insert personal fundraising page link].
  • I’m proud to participate in @Best Friend Animal Society’s Strut Your Mutt! It’s all about saving lives one step at a time! Donate to help me reach my fundraising goal and support lifesaving programs for homeless pets around the country: [insert personal fundraising page link].

For Twitter

  • Together, we can #SaveThemAll! Please help me reach my @bestfriends #StrutYourMutt fundraising goal: [insert personal fundraising page link].
  • I just registered for @bestfriend’s #StrutYourMutt! Will you join me to help homeless pets? [insert personal fundraising page link].
  • I’m participating in @bestfriends’ #StrutYourMutt! Will you help me reach my fundraising goal to #SaveThemAll?

For Instagram

  • I’m proud to participate in @Best Friend Animal Society’s #Strut Your Mutt! It’s all about saving lives one step at a time! Please donate to help me reach my fundraising goal and support lifesaving programs for homeless pets around the country. [insert personal fundraising page link].


Sample Social Media Graphics



© 2019 Best Friends Animal Society. All Rights Reserved.

Best Friends, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, operates the nation's largest sanctuary for homeless animals; provides adoption, spay/neuter, and educational programs.

© 2019 Best Friends Animal Society. All Rights Reserved.

Best Friends, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, operates the nation's largest sanctuary for homeless animals; provides adoption, spay/neuter, and educational programs.