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                                                       Yappy Hours

First Saturday Each Month.

3p - 6p.

Benefits a local rescue group. Live music, drink specials, great food.

Ybor City.


Historic Downtown Dade City.

Every 2nd Thursday

Every Second Thursday
Elevage Yappy Hour
3p - 7p
At the Epicurean Hotel,

1207 S. Howard Ave., Tampa

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June 2017

Wednesday, June 21
Yappy Hour Apollo Beach
Salty Shamrock,
6186 N. US Hwy 41, Apollo Beach.

Thursday, June 22
SPCA Tampa Bay Kick-Off Party
For Pet Walk 2017-Silent auction:
Start your team. Meet other participants and share in the pre-game excitement.
SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N., Largo.

Friday, June 23
National Take Your Dog To Work Day

Saturday, June 24
Grand Opening & Dedication
Deputy John Kotfila, Jr. Memorial Dog Park

705 Raymond St. - under the Selmon Expressway, next to Bell Channelside.

Hair of the Dog
Rock and Brews, 7131 Red Bug Lake Rd., Oviedo.
Doggy Treat Eating Contest. Pup Trick Talent Show. Goody Bags.
Proceeds to benefit Pet Rescue by Judy.


Saturday and Sunday, June 24 & 25
Find Summer Love
Three Locations in Jacksonville are hosting Free Adoptions.
Co-sponsored by Jacksonville Humane Society, Animal Care & Protective Services and PetSmart Charities.
Hundreds of pets will be available.
Visit for locations.


Friday, June 30
Dogs, Beaches and Brews
Parrot Lounge, 911 Sunrise Lane, Fort Lauderdale.
The dog beach is at A1A and Sunrise Blvd. Then walk over to the world famous Parrot Lounge for Yappy Hour.
Proceeds to benefit Everglades Angels Dog Rescue.

Hooters Pooches on the Patio
Hooters/Boca Raton: 2240 NW 19th St.
All proceeds go to Tri-County Animal Rescue


July 2017


Saturday, July 1

Hot Dogs, Cool Cats
Lake County Animal Shelter, 28123 CR 561, Tavares.
Lake County Florida Animal Shelter Facebook page.

Corgi Races
Tampa Bay Downs, 11225 Racetrack Rd., Tampa
Hosted by the Tampa Bay Corgi Meetup Group


July 13-16
Paw Prints in the Sand
All Breed AKC Dog Shows
South Florida Fair Grounds Expo Center, West Palm Beach.
Hosted by Boca Raton Dog Club and Jupiter Tequesta Dog Club.
There will be 4-6 month Puppy Competitions. Junior Handler. Veteran Competition. Parade of Therapy Dogs.

Saturday & Sunday, July 15 & 16
Canine Film Festival 2017
Cinepolis Coconut Grove and Hotel Indigo, Miami Lakes.
Red carpet gala. Meet and greet with celebrity guests.
Canine fashion show. Film screenings of original
shelter and rescue documentaries, canine comedies, animated films and drama.

August 2017


Friday, August 4
First Friday Dog Days of Summer
Eau Gallie Square, 1452 Highland Ave., Melbourne
The event is looking for vendors. Call 321.574.2737 or email                                                                             

Saturday, August 5

Hot Dogs, Cool Cats
Lake County Animal Shelter, 28123 CR 561, Tavares.
Lake County Florida Animal Shelter Facebook page.


Sunday, August 20
7th Annual Animal Adoption Fair.
War Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale.
Fun, food, live music. Entertainment all day for the entire family. Animal acts. Dog Training and Police Dog demonstrations. Vaccinations. Veterinarians on-site. Micro-chipping. Ear & Teeth Cleaning. Nail Clipping. Local celebs and more.


September 2017

Saturday, September 23
Florida English Bulldog Rescue’s
Bulldog Beauty Pageant

To be held at Tampa Epicenter Event Venue, 9430 Lazy Lane, Tampa.


October 2017


Saturday, October 7
5th Annual Pasco Pet Fest
Florida Estates Winery
For vendor participation info, visit

SPCA Tampa Bay Pet Walk 2017
For vendor participation, visit


November 2017


Friday, November 10
Par For Paws Golf Tournament
A golf benefit for 4 Lucky Dogs Pet Rescue and Second Chance Friends Rescue.
Riverhills Golf & Country Club, 3943 New River Hills Pkwy., Valrico.

Sunday, November 12
The Dog Wedding of the Century
Oak-K Farm, 1349 Cherry Lane, Lakeland
An event that will be spectacular, and, best of all, benefit rescue groups. For information, contact Lynne Tonte:

Saturday, November 18
DogFest Walk N Roll Orlando
A fun-filled day at Lake Lily Park in Maitland to benefit Canine Companions for Independence. (click on Southeast Training Center).







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More Yappy Hours

4th Thursday every month
Pinellas Ale Works, 1962 1s Ave. S.,
St. Petersburg
Sponsored by The Pet Loss Center
Benefits Friends of Strays Animal Shelter.

Puppy Hour - 1st Thursday every month
Southern Railway Taphouse, 3200 NE Ave., Oakland Park in West Palm Beach.
Sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka.

Thursday, July 6
West Palm Beach Puppy Hour

Southern Railway Taphouse WPB, 314 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach


Sunday, July 9
Daytona Tortugas
The Jack
(Daytona Beach)

Saturday, July 15
Fort Myers Miracle
Hammond Stadium
Fort Myers)

Saturday, July 29
Jupiter Hammerheads
Roger Dean Stadium (Jupiter)

Saturday, July 29
Bradenton Marauders
Benefits Humane Society of Manatee County.
Dogs run the bases, post game.
LECOM Park, 1611 9th St. W., Bradenton.

Friday, August 4
St. Lucie Mets
First Data Field
(Port St. Lucie)

Friday, August 11
Bradenton Marauders
Benefits Humane Society of Manatee County.
Dogs run the bases, post game.
LECOM Park, 1611 9th St. W., Bradenton.

Thursday, August 17
Fort Myers Miracle
Hammond Stadium
(Fort Myers)

Saturday, August 26
Palm Beach Cardinals
Roger Dean Stadium (Jupiter)

Sunday, September 3
Fort Myers Miracle
Hammond Stadium
(Fort Myers)