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!

Facebook Groups

Network Partner Team Captains Facebook Group

Best Friends Team Captains Facebook Group

Best Friends Participants Facebook Group

Network Partner Participants Facebook Group

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 1,700 dogs and cats are killed in America's shelters just because they don’t have places to call home. Join me for the Strut Your Mutt Day virtual walk and step up to save their lives. [insert personal fundraising page link].
  • I just registered for @Best Friend Animal Society’s Strut Your Mutt Day! Join me and step up to save the lives of homeless pets: [insert personal fundraising page link].

For Twitter

  • #StrutYourMutt is about stepping up to save lives! Join me to help @bestfriends #SaveThemAll: [insert personal fundraising page link].
  • I just registered for @bestfriend’s #StrutYourMutt! Join me to help save the lives of homeless pets: [insert personal fundraising page link].
  • Have you registered for @bestfriends’ #StrutYourMutt? Learn how you can step up 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 1,700 dogs and cats are killed in America's shelters, simply because they don’t have safe places to call home. I’m participating in @BestFriendsAnimalSociety’s #StrutYourMutt to save the lives of homeless pets. Step up and 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 1,700 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 Day and let’s Save Them All: [insert personal fundraising page link].
  • I stepped up to save lives by joining @Best Friend Animal Society’s Strut Your Mutt virtual fundraiser! Donate or join my team 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 stepping up to save lives! Please donate or join my team 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



© 2020 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.

© 2020 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.