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Event Vendorship

Support DHA while promoting your business—become a 2015 Walk for the Animals Vendor!

Tails Around the Tower, October 2013 at Rockford Park
Tails Around the Tower, DHA's Annual Walk for the Animals which is held each autumn, is a great opportunity for a business to show its support for DHA's mission and gain considerable exposure. Vendors have the opportunity to introduce their goods and services to a targeted audience made up of hundreds of pet lovers from the four-state area.

Vendor Registration

All businesses and nonprofit organizations who wish to be vendors at DHA's 254th Annual Walk for the Animals on November 1, 2015 must register in advance by filling out and submitting a Vendor Registration Form and a Wavier of Liability/Vendor Participation Rules Agreement to DHA.

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Business Vendors

All businesses and nonprofit organizations that are selling or giving away any goods or services must:

  • Pay a Vendor Registration Fee of $100.

  • Provide a copy of your business license and a City of Wilmington business license. If you do not already have a City of Wilmington business license, one can be secured from the City 30 days prior to the event, or you can let DHA know and we will secure a temporary vending permit on your behalf for a fee of $10.

  • Provide a copy of your Board of Health Inspection Certificate if you will be selling or giving away food.

Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit organizations will not be charged a Vendor Registration Fee if you are providing information only. Nonprofits that are selling or giving away any goods or services must provide all the documentation and fees required of a Business Vendor.

How to Register

Please send your completed documentation and fees to:

Delaware Humane Association
701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
Attn: Layne Ross/Walk for the Animals

If no fees are due, you can also fax your forms and documention to (302) 571-0745, email them to lross@dehumane.org, or drop them off in person at the address above.

All vendor documentation and fees must be received by Friday, October 16, 2015.

Vendor Participation Rules

Vendors are expected to comply with all federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations, and shall have all appropriate licenses, permits and other required documentation.

All items and information to be displayed, sold, or given away are subject to approval by Delaware Humane Association. Approval will be mailed or emailed to the Vendor prior to the event.

Vendors must provide their own tables, chairs, tent canopies (100 - 500 sq. ft.), booths, etc., for their space. Electricity is not available on-site, but generators are allowed (DHA must be informed if one will be used).

Vendors are responsible for setup, operation, maintaining, and dismantling of their space. Parking will be restricted along the Walk path and vendors will be directed to remote parking after set up. Vendors who operate out of a vehicle need to inform DHA in advance so provisions can be made for it.

Set up starts at 9 am on the day of the event in the areas designated by DHA, and must be completed by 10 am with vehicles moved to designated parking areas.

Vendors are responsible for maintaining a clean and safe operation for the full duration of the event, and must clean up their space and remove or dispose of trash at the end of the event. Clean up should be complete within two hours of the end of the event. Dumping is prohibited on any City property.


Contact Layne Ross at (302) 571-8171 x301 or lross@dehumane.org.