PAWS FOR A CAUSE Halloween Charity Dog Walk & Contest

Sunday, October 29, 2017 (Rain or Shine)

  • Registration 10:30–11:30 am
  • Costume Contest Awards 11:30 am
    Walk begins at 12:00 noon

FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Hay Rides and Petting Zoo will be available at Northport Village Park after the walk presented by the Northport Chamber of Commerce


Walk starts at 505 Main Street and proceeds down Main Street to Northport Village Park. Refreshments and Awards



  1. Online Registration will open soon
  2. By mail or In Person Before Event at 505 Main Street, Northport, NY 11768

Event Fees:

  • Registration fee: $25.00 Includes walk and costume contest

For further information, please contact Barbara Sorelle, tel: 631-930-9310.

Costume Contest Categories:

  • Top DOG Fundraiser BEST IN SHOW:
  • Costume Contest
    • Owner Dog Lookalike
    • Funniest Dog
    • Cutest Puppy
    • Most Original
    • Children & Doggie Dress up



Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6' and under control at all times. Dogs must have vaccinations and be at least 6 months old. Only one dog per person. Participants must clean up after their dog.


To participate you must sign this waiver and release. I attest and verify that my dog and I are physically able and properly conditioned for the completion of this event. I agree to abide by any decision of an event official relative to the dog’s and my ability to complete this event safely and I further agree that event officials may authorize emergency treatment for me or my dog at my cost. It is understood that VNSHS does not insure against and accepts no responsiblity for personal injury or property loss or damage to participant/dog which might be sustained. I assume any and all other risks associated with participating in this event. I affirm that the dog has a currrent rabies vaccination. Having read this waiver, I hearby for myself, my heirs, executers, administrators, or anyone else who might claim on my behalf, covenant not to sue and waive, release and discharge the VNSHS volunteers, sponsors, suppliers, employees and any other personnel in any way assisting or connected with this event from any claims or liability of any kind whatsoever. Further, I hereby grant permission to any of the above mentioned organizations and individuals to use any photographs, videotapes, recording or any other record of this event and my participation.



Registration Fee (Includes Walk & Costume Contest)
One Registration Fee required per dog entering

I cannot attend but wish to support this event with a donatation and/or walk fee:
$1000 $500 $250 $100 $50 $25

Sponsorship Information

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Download sponsorship application or sponsor online

All sponsors will be included in the VNSHS Newsletter and on the 3 hosting agency websites

  • Top Dog $2,000.00 • Event Sponsor
    Company Logo on Event Banner & on Giveaway Prominent Signage at Event
    Lawn Sign Company Name
  • Snoopy $1,000.00
    Signage at All Event Tables
    Lawn Sign Company Name
  • Scooby $500.00
    Signage at Registration and Judges Table
    Lawn Sign Company Name
  • Clifford $250.00
    Signage at Refreshment Table
    Lawn Sign Company Name
  • Benji $100.00
    Lawn Sign Company Name

For more information about the Paws for a Cause Halloween Charity Dog Walk & Contents or to become a sponsor, please call Barbara Sorelle at 631.261.7200



What sets VNSHS apart…
We are a 2015 HomeCare Elite™ Top Agency

The HomeCare Elite is a compilation of the most successful Medicare Certified home health care providers in the U.S.  It recognizes the top 25 percent of agencies excelling in quality outcomes, quality improvement, and financial performance.

We are CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Program) accredited.

Our re-hospitalization rate is consistently lower than the national average.

We have dual Medicare Certification for both Home Health Care and Hospice Care.

We maintain maximum staff continuity within a patient's treatment period and if a patient is re-admitted.

We provide home health aide care with our own employees hired directly.

We are a not-for-profit NYS charitable organization providing care regardless of ability to pay.

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