Dogs hit streets of Fort Lauderdale for Walk for the Animals

Annual fundraiser benefits Humane Society of Broward County

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Hundreds of dogs -- and their owners --  converged on downtown Fort Lauderdale Saturday for the annual Walk for the Animals.

Proceeds from the fundraiser benefit the Humane Society of Broward County.

Thousands of people took part in the 1.25-mile walk through Fort Lauderdale.

The event will also featured a bounce house and face painting for children. Dogs received the star treatment with red carpet photos, courtesy of Little's Photography, and a dip in the doggie pools. 

There was also free pancakes provided by IHOP, live entertainment, and sponsor booths that  offered items and information from VCA Animal Hospitals, Purina, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health and Coconut Creek Subaru, among others.