Health Question about YOUR Pet & WALK-n-Win. Text your questions and receive FREE advice!


Text “WoofTrax” to 67076 for Free Advice From a Real Veterinarian

We’ve partnered with Ask.Vet to make it really easy to help keep your pet healthy when you Take Your Walk for a Dog.

How it Works

  • Just text “WoofTrax” to 67076 to get started.
  • We’ll ask a few questions about you and your pet.
  • Then we’ll connect you via text with the appropriate doctor right away.
  • Text a picture or video of your pet’s health concern.

How Can We Do This for Free?

Partnerships with veterinary practices and companies allow us to offer this service free to you. You will not see any charges from us on your phone bill. You may be charged for texts by your phone carrier depending on your plan.

Ask any health related question about your pet – for free:

  • Text a picture of your pet’s health concern and get instant advice.
  • How far should I walk my dog everyday?
  • My dog just ate some chocolate – what do I do?
  • Can I feed my dog table scraps?
  • My dog gets anxious when company comes for the holidays. What should I do?
  • Is my dog getting enough exercise?
  • What does it mean if my cat has started to pee a lot?

Worried about your pet? Text a Vet!

It’s as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Go to your smartphone
  2. Open your texting application
  3. Text “WoofTrax” to 67076



Here’s how to participate:

  • Update your Walk for a Dog app to the most recent version.
  • Simply take a walk with the app! Any walk of at least 1/4 mile can be a winning walk.

Now through January 15th, 2017, your walk with the Walk for a Dog app can win an instant additional donation for your chosen animal organization during the WoofTrax Walk and Win Challenge.

It’s easy to win an instant additional $10, $25, $50, or even $500 for your selected animal organization! Simply:

  1. Use the most recent version of the app, and take your Walk for a Dog. Any walk can be a lucky winning walk and if your walk is a winning walk we will notify you by email. View the version of the app you are using by scrolling to the bottom of the Setup tab of the app.  The most recent version is: 3.16.1121 for Android; and 2.16.1126 for iOS.  (Or newer).
  2. Any walk of at least 1/4 mile can be an instant winner. If your walk is a winning walk, they will notify you by email.
  3. Spread the word to get more walkers for your rescue or shelter! The more people actively walking during this challenge, the greater the chance your chosen organization will win an extra donation.

In addition to winning additional instant donations to your favorite animal organization, WoofTrax is also awarding prizes from our sponsors, including:

  • pair of shoes or handbag from Bzees
  • gift cards to major retailers and pharmacies from My Pharmacy Saver
  • WoofTrax gear

Many smaller prizes will be awarded—all you have to do is walk!  Update your app today to be sure your walks will count for this promotion and future donations to your selected organization.

Walk for a Dog users who use the app a minimum of once a week for 1/4 mile will have an equal chance to win an extra donation to STERLING ANIMAL SHELTER INC. and a sweet prize for themselves.

Help keep our shelter running! Donate Today!