PETCO & PeoplePets.com Fashion Show, NYC, Sept. 16, 2010

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Fashionistas everywhere know we’re now approaching the “tail” end of Fashion Week- so it’s time for things to go to the dogs. If you’re in New York City on Thursday, we’ve just learned of a special four-legged fashion trunk show held by PeoplePets.com and PETCO as they raise awareness for National Guide Dog Month. Guests […]

Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon, Del Mar, CA, Sept. 12, 2010

Helen Woodward Animal Center will host their 5th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon Contest on Sunday, September 12, 2010 with a full day of dog fun on the beach. Doggie yoga will kick off the event at 8:00 am, followed by surfing at 8:30 am. According to Helen Woodward, dogs will be judged on their length […]

Get Your Licks on Route 66, Sept.-Oct. 2010

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Join FIDO Friendly magazine and North Shore Animal League America as they team up for their exciting 2nd Annual Cross-Country Adoption Tour! One lucky adopted pup will be featured in an upcoming issue of FIDO Friendly magazine! When: September through early October, the tour bus will travel through California, Arizona, Illinois, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, […]

Slideshow: Barktoberfest, Round Rock, Texas

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009 marked the 7th annual Barktoberfest, an event to benefit the Central Texas SPCA. The fun began with a 3K dog walk then progressed to a fun festival at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock, Texas. Here’s a slideshow with highlights from the festival, from the costumed canine contest to Speed Alley, […]

Brooklyn Pup Crawl, Sept. 26, 2009, New York City

The foreclosure crisis has created a crisis among pets — and far too many are winding up in shelters. To help feed the growing number of shelter animals, the first annual Brooklyn Pup Crawl is planned for Saturday, a chance to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge with your four-legged buddy. The moonlit stroll will offer […]

RDOG Walk, Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Sept. 26, 2009

Show you’re a responsible dog owner at the Responsible Dog Ownership Groups RDOG Walk, an event designed to show you are a responsible dog owner. The 45-minute walk is followed by an agility and obedience demonstration. All walkers are asked to bring a donation for the Weyburn Humane Society. When: Sept. 26, 2009 11:00 AM […]

Puppy Mill Awareness Day, Intercourse, PA, Sept. 19, 2009

The largest anti-puppy mill event in the country is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19 with a rally and special celebrity guests from the dog world. Help stop this cruel industry with your participation in this rally! Events include: 11:15am: an update on the puppy mill crackdown by the HSUS 12-12:30 Rescue Parade 12:30-1 Lunch and […]

Bark in the Park, San Jose, CA, Sept. 19, 2009

Expect about 14,000 two-legged attendees accompanied by about 3,500 dogs at this mega-festival that calls itself the Largest Dog Festival in the US! Contests: Special dog contests planned throughout the day include: Dog Costume Contest at 11 a.m. Silly Dog Tricks at noon Pet/Owner Look Alike Contest at 1:00 p.m. Activities: Throughout the festival, you’ll […]

Ugly Dog BBQ, Granite Shoals, TX, Sept. 26, 2009

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder but ugliness will be in the eyes of the judges at the Ugliest Dog Contest at the 3rd Annual Ugly Dog BBQ in Granite Shoals, a central Texas community near Marble Falls. A benefit for the Granite Shoals City Parks, the event will include dogs and cats […]

Dog Daze, Visalia, CA, Sept. 26, 2009

Now in its fifth year, the Dog Daze Pet Parade features a full range of activities starting with a costumed dog parade then continuing with a full canine carnival including an appearance by celebrity dog Tillman and his skateboard, a puppy kissing booth, contests, adoptions, vendors, microchipping, a K9 demonstration by the local police department, […]