LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- People in the metro area love their pets. Want proof? Check out the crowds at this year's Waggin' Trails.

Hundreds of people showed up for the annual event, with their four-legged pals in tow.

It took place Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. near the Big Four Bridge in Louisville.

Waggin' Trails includes a walk, with pets of course, to raise money for the Kentucky Humane Society, and a Festival for the Animals which features bands, vendors and animal rescue groups.

This is the 21st year for the event.

"The best part, for me at least, is that you're surrounded by people who you already have so  much in common with. Everyone here is dedicated to saving lives, everyone hear loves animals, so it's just a huge, friendly event. You can come up to anyone and start talking to them because you already have something in common," Megan Decker, Kentucky Humane Society Marketing Assistant, said. 

Waggin Trails is the Kentucky Humane Society's second largest fundraiser, bringing in between $75 and $100 thousand.

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