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Wagathon - Walk 9K For K9s


The past year has been challenging for many dog charities in terms of fundraising due to the pandemic. We want to help as many UK dog charities as possible to collectively raise a whopping £1 million!

Whether it is for vulnerable dogs living in shelters, dog welfare or training service dogs, we need your help to ensure vital funds are raised for these charities.

To achieve this, we need YOU to sign up your furry companions to take part in a national Walk 9K for K9s challenge in celebration of National Dog Day on Thursday 26th August 2021!


In celebration of National Dog Day on Thursday 26th August 2021 we need your support to help UK dog charities and collectively raise £1 million.

Sign up your pooches to take part in a national Walk 9K for K9s challenge.


It's simple, all you need to do is:

  1. Select a dog charity of your choice your pup will be raising donations for.
  2. Create a Give as you Live Donate fundraising page for your furry companion.
  3. Upload an image of your dog.
  4. Spread the word across your social media accounts using our handy sharing functions and start collecting sponsorships from your friends and family.

Not a dog owner, but still want to take part? No problem, you'll just need select a dog charity, create a fundraising page, upload a relevant image, and share your fundraising page across your social media accounts.

Create your fundraising page


Dogs to complete the Walk 9K for K9s challenge this August Bank Holiday weekend (28-30th August). For dogs who are unable to complete the full 9K in a day they can spread their challenge across each dates.

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If you do not want to take part in the Walk 9K for K9s challenge but still want to support a dog charity, you can do so by making a direct donation.

Why not support your charity further and cover their donation fees to receive your full donation.

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National Dog Day Competition

In celebration of National Dog Day, we will be running an online competition!

Dog owners could be in with a chance of winning a £100 donation for a dog charity of their choice, and a £100 hamper full of treats and goodies for their dog.

To enter you will need to follow Give as you Live on Facebook. Instructions of what you need to do will be provided on 26th August 2021.

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