While we absolutely LOVE being able to put on the Claws & Paws event every year, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s event.

We did not come to this decision easily. However, with the uncertainty of the current environment and in the best interest of our community, we feel this is the responsible thing to do.


We are already starting to plan for 2021 and are excited to see everyone next year!

Who We Are

Claws & Paws is an annual event hosted by the Clawson Chamber of Commerce that raises money and awareness for animal rescue organizations, as well as contributes to scholarships for graduating Clawson seniors and the Clawson Food Pantry.

The Event

Join us for a fun-filled day of pet friendly activities, games, animal adoption opportunities, on-site vendors and more...

The event begins with the annual walk/run.

Registration and check-ins are at 10:00 a.m., and the walk/run around the park follows at 10:30 a.m.

Everyone is welcome to register for the walk/run. You can even bring your four-legged friend as long as they are up to date on their vaccines, get along with other animals, are kept on their leash and are cleaned up after. 

We want this to be fun for the whole family.

For those who don't want to register to walk, come and join us for the other activities, and enjoy a day at the park. Following the walk/run, the pet fair will be open to everyone.

Come relax in the park and listen to some tunes while you shop from some of the talented vendors who will be attending. 

Food will be available for purchase. The Clawson Lions Club will be serving up hot dogs!

We'll have raffles with some great items!

There will be games that your pet can participate in.

Rescue organizations will be on site with animals in need of loving homes. 

We are working on getting more animals available for adoptions this year.


The entire event runs from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

With your support, we can build a successful event encouraging healthy living through exercise, promoting local businesses, creating positive visibility for the City of Clawson, and raising funds for this year’s charities.

Please be sure to check back regularly, as more information becomes available.

Schedule of Events
How To Help

There are a variety of ways to get involved. Join us for a refreshing walk around the park with your furry companion, become a sponsor of the event, come shop from the vendors that will be on site, or provide a home for one of the many rescues that will be available for adoption. If you aren't able to attend, you can always donate to the event, either with a monetary donation or an item for the raffle. 

Register for the walk/run


Become a sponsor 

Sign up to be a vendor



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