FAQs

Event Information

Why have some RSPCA Million Paws Walk physical walks been cancelled? 

Due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19 certain states have decided that this is the best course of action as the safety and well-being of our supporters, volunteers and staff is paramount.

What states/territories are holding physical walks in 2021?

South Australia and Darwin are holding walks in 2021, you can find all their walk information here

What is Million Paws Walk: Walk this May?

Walk This May is our virtual Million Paws Walk, where dog lovers from all over Australia unite to walk 30 minutes a day (or more if you’re up for the challenge!) with their four-legged friend, and raise funds to fight animal cruelty.

When is Walk this May?

You can log your steps anytime on your fundraising page from now until the end of May – you can do this by using your pawdometer on your fundraising page.

Who can participate in Walk this May? What if I don’t have a dog?  

Anyone can take part in Walk this May, even if you don’t have a dog! Adults, children, friends, families, clubs and corporate teams are all welcome to participate and fundraise!

Who organises Walk this May? 

The event is organised and run by the RSPCA in each state and territory.

How do I register for Walk this May? 

Pop over to the registration page here

How much does it cost to register for Walk this May?  

Registering for Walk This May is FREE! We even have a whole bunch of tools and resources to help you with your fundraising.

Fundraising Information

Where does all the fundraised money go? 

All proceeds from Million Paws Walk: Walk This May go to supporting the ongoing work of the RSPCA to care for animals in need. The money you raise online as well as the merchandise you buy all goes towards improving animal welfare. It keeps the doors of our animal shelters open and our inspectors on the road, while also providing community education on animal care and welfare issues.

How do I fundraise for Million Paws Walk? 

You can create a fundraising page here

Just follow the easy steps below! 

  • Sign up for Walk This May and we’ll create a fundraising page for you!
  • Make the first donation yourself – your friends will soon follow! 
  • Personalise your page – add a profile picture of you and your dog, say why you want to support neglected animals. In your own words is always best! 
  • Start logging your steps!
  • Be social – share your fundraising link on social media