Photography by Jessica Pohl

Potter League for Animals will host their 30th annual Heart and Sole Walk for Animals on Sunday, October 20th at 10 am at Glen Park in Portsmouth.

The Heart & Sole Walk for Animals is the most exciting pet walk of the year and the Potter League’s largest fall fundraiser and festival, bringing together hundreds of pet lovers and their best friends to raise funds and awareness for homeless animals across Rhode Island and beyond.

Enjoy a scenic 1.5-mile walk, music, pet-themed activities, lots of animals, an amazing Flea-less Marketplace, food trucks, dog contests, Halloween Costume Contest, an obstacle course, face-painting and other kid’s activities, awards and so much more! 

What’sUpNewp’s Ryan Belmore has the honor of serving as master of ceremonies (mc) of the event in 2019.

Bring the entire family, your friends and your dogs. Participants can register as individuals, create or join a team and raise top dog dollars by using our easy online fundraising website. Believe us when we say, you’ll never have so much fun making such a difference. So, the only question is… Are you Walking with us?

Funds raised directly impact thousands of animals in our care each year that need and depend on us. So, lace up your sneakers, get supporters and walk for the good of all pets! Register now and show your animal-loving pride and most important of all, you’ll also help make a huge difference in the lives of animals.

For event information or to register, visit Can’t wait to see you on Sunday, October 20, at Glen Park!

Can’t make it to the walk? register as a cat napper.

Thank you for supporting the Potter League and unleashing your power to save lives.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp.  Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in...