Upcoming Events

Want Hand in Paw to attend your event?

To request Hand in Paw to attend your event, please fill out this application. Questions? Email HIP's Development Coordinator, Taylor Wynn



Puppy Bowl Benefitting HIP 🏈

February 11, 2023 3-6pm

The Puppy Super Bowl and Super Bowl Pup-Rally benefitting Hand in Paw will be at Good Dog Bar & Dog Park Birmingham on Saturday, 2/11. 3pm-6pm !!!

A percentage of all revenue will be donated to Hand in Paw, and we will be in the park spreading the word about our mission!

Wear your favorite team’s jersey! (Doesn’t have to be the teams playing in Super Bowl) All dogs welcome (not just puppies)! Good Dog is painting the turf into a football field and going to have plenty of fun contests/prizes:
⏱️ Fastest Treat eating contest!
🐕 20 Yard Dash!
🏈 Ball Hog Dog
🥳 Most Spirit (best jersey/costume)
🐶 Obstacle/Agility Course race !

Food from Battle Axes Feast🍔⚔️


Sips & Strokes Paint Party 🎨🍷

February 24, 2023 6:30-8:30pm

Mooooovvveeee over January.......it's time for another painting party to raise money and awareness for Hand in Paw. Come join The Address Makeover Gals for a fun night of painting cows!

All proceeds will go directly to Hand in Paw. Invite your friends and come ready to have fun. You are welcome to BYOB. Any questions email: alemley@realtysouth.com -OR- gmusser@realtysouth.com


Mutt Strut 2023 🏃🏻‍♀️🐕

April 22, 2023 7:30am-12pm

Earth Day is going to the dogs at Mutt Strut! Hand in Paw's 13th Annual Mutt Strut: Dog-Friendly 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run will take place at Homewood Central Park on Earth Day, April 22nd!

Grab your furry friend and join Hand in Paw for a day in the great outdoors full of exciting races, contests and vendors - all while supporting a wonderful cause! 

5k: $30 • 1 mile fun run: $25


Virtual Community Open House🏡

December 31, 2023 Watch Anytime!

Join Hand in Paw Volunteer Coordinator, Stacey Roudebush, to learn about our mission and volunteer opportunities during this Virtual Open House webinar.  If you have applied to become a volunteer, you must attend an open house. Watching this webinar DOES count as attending!


Our Special Events

These events occur every year and are our biggest fundraisers!