Pets of all shapes and sizes will get the chance to meet, greet and sniff at the 25th RSPCA Million Paws Walk on Sunday.
Warrnambool RSPCA shelter supervisor said the annual fundraiser provided the opportunity for pets and owners to socialise and get some exercise.
"This is not just for dogs," Mrs Patterson said.
"People have bought ferrets, dogs in backpacks or prams, whatever you can think of.
"If people want to bring their sheep that's OK, so long as they are dog-friendly.
"The best part of the day is seeing the dogs we have adopted coming back, and seeing how they have settled into their new home."
Mrs Patterson said there would be a range of awards presented on the day including for the best dressed pet and the best trick.
"We have lots of raffles and spot prizes, and all of the local vet clinics coming to get some advice as well,
"If owners want to dress up their pets, that would be fantastic."
Registrations start from 9am near the Beach Kiosk on Pertobe Road, with the walk commencing at 10am. Participants will head along the Promenade to the Breakwater and return along Viaduct Road and Pertobe Road. Tickets cost $23.
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