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First Saturday Each Month.

3p - 6p.

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

Ybor City.

813.248.5900

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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October 2017

 

Saturday, October 21

Annual WOOFSTOCK

11a-3p

A free family festival for people and their pups.

Original Carrollwood Park, 11430 Orange Grove Dr., Tampa.

Visit TampaPets.org for event details and vendor info.

 

6th Annual Wienerfest

10a-4p

Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 N US Hwy. 301, Tampa.

Vendors. Races. Prizes. Benefits Florida Dachshund Rescue - FLDR.org

 

Annual FurBall - Smiles, Always

6p-10p

Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal Blvd., Orlando.

One of a kind gala.

Benefits Pet Alliance of  Orlando. PetAllianceOrlando.org

 

5th Annual Casino Night Fundraiser

6p-10p

Silent auction. Raffles. Food and drinks, Casino games.

VFW Post 10209, 14736 Edward R. Noll Rd., Spring Hill.

A benefit for Cares - Community Animal Rescue & Educational Shelter - Cares4Pets.org Call 352.585.7079.


BOWser Ball
Previously scheduled for September 9.
6p-10p
Belleair Country Club
Presented by the Pinellas Animal Foundation.
Dinner, Dancing, Casino Games, Live & Silent Auctions.
Order tickets by calling 727.397.7387.
PinellasAnimalFoundation.org

 

Sunday, October 22

17th Annual Stride for Strays

9:30a-2p

Perry Harvey, Sr. Park, 1201 N. Orange St., Tampa.

A dog walk and fundraiser for Animal Coalition of Tampa.

Vendors. Demonstrations. Live music. Food trucks. Prizes and more.

StrideForStrays.org

 

6th Annual Dachstoberfest

9a-1p

Great Lawn, N. Clematis & S. Narcissus Ave., West Palm Beach.

Dachshund races, costume contest.

Benefits Dachshund Rescue of South Florida.

DachshundRescueSouthFlorida.com

 

Dogtastic HOWL-O-Ween Bash

2p-5p

Jacksonville's Largest Yappy Hour celebrates with a canine costume contest. Enjoy live music, a pet expo, games, prizes. 2 Independent Dr., Jacksonville. JacksonvilleLanding.com


Bark in the Park
10a-3p
Presented by Safety Harbor’s Market on Main.
Farmer’s market will be dog-centric during this event.

 

Friday, October 27

Howl O'Woof

6p-8p

Celebrate a Canine Halloween on the Marilyn L. Mennello Sculpture Garden with your costumed pet. There will be pet-centric vendors for shopping. Food and drinks. The Mennello Museum of American Art, 900 E. Princeton St., Orlando.

MennelloMuseum.org

 

Saturday, October 28

4th Annual Puppy Paddle

11am - 1p: Dogs 18 inches and under

1:30 - 3:30p: Dogs 18 inches and over.

Bring the dogs for a dog-only swim in the pool.

$5/per dog. Dog Costume Contest.

New Port Richey Rec & Aquatic Ctr., 6630 Van Buren St., New Port Richey.

 

2nd Annual Howl-O-Ween Pet Fest and PAW-rade

11a-4p

3 Daughters Brewing, 222 22nd St. S., St. Petersburg.

Vendors. Entertainment. Pet parade with canine floats. Prizes awarded. Proceeds to benefit Humane Education Connection's Canines Helping Kids in Crisis program. HumaneEducationConnection.org

 

Annual Pet Costume Contest

Pet Food Warehouse, 1830 61st Ave. N., St. Petersburg.

3:30p - Judging begins.

Prizes awarded.

Vendors on-site with giveaways.

For more information, please call 727.521.6191.

 

Corg-A-Ween Costume Parade

1p

Tampa Bay Corgi Meetup Group is hosting the event at The Tampa Riverwalk, 600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa.

 

AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day

8a-5p

Brandon Florida Kennel Club, 2508 West Oak Ave.,

Plant City. BrandonFloridaKennelClub.com

 

Pet Fair

9a-4p

Educating pet owners with fun and entertainment. Games. Prizes. Costume event.

Benefits Florida United Methodist Children's Home.

Thonotosassa United Methodist Women hosts at the church, 11905 Fort King Highway, Thonotosassa. FUMCH.org

 

The 4th Annual Howl-O-Ween

9a-Noon

Secret Lake Park, Casselberry.

Dog Walk-a-thon and Canine Costume Contest.

Benefits Franklin's Friends.

FranklinsFriends.info

 

Annual Boo Bash

A benefit for CARES Shelter (Critter Adoption & Rescue Effort). Ruskin. CareShelter.org

At press time, we had no further information on this event.

 

Wags and Whiskers: A Hepcat Ball.

7p-10p

Duncan McClellan Gallery, 2342 Emerson Ave., S., St. Petersburg.

Swing music from the 30's and 40's. Dancing. Glass blowing demonstrations. Silent auction. Benefit for Friends of Strays.

FriendsOfStrays.com

 

Sunday, October 29

17th Annual Boxer Bash Howl-O-Ween

11a-4p

Smokehouse Creek Ranch, 30218 Darby Rd., Dade City.

Vendors. Parade of Boxers. Dog and kid friendly activities. Live and silent auctions. Hayrides. Children and Canien costume contests. Water play area. Bounce house. Benefits Florida Boxer Rescue.  FLBR.org

 

Howl-O-Ween Costume Party & Parade

3p-6p

The Sail, 333 S. Franklin St., Tampa.

Vendors. Food Trucks. Live DJ. Costume contest with prizes.

Benefits SPCA Florida - SPCAFlorida.org

 

Second Annual Strut, Wag and Rock

1p-7p

Ferg's Live Tampa.

Emceed by WFLA News Channel 8 Paul Mueller.

Biggest costume contest in Florida.

Benefit Vets 4 Pets Charitable Clinic.

Vets-4-Pets.org

 

November 2017

 

Friday, November 3

3rd Annual Canine Estates Casino Night.

7p-10p

The evening's theme: Cool Caribbean Celebration.

Enjoy games, music, silent auction, hors d'oeuvres,

casino and cash bars.

Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Dr., Largo.

CanineEstates.com

 

Saturday, November 4

12th Annual Dox-A-Palooza

10a-4p

Rain or shine at The Sun-N-Fun Event Pavilion,

4175 Medula Rd., Lakeland.

More than 1000 attendees come from all over the state to support DARE - Dachshund Adoption, Rescue & Education. DareToRescue.com

Emceed by Fox 13's Charley Belcher and Jennifer Epstein.

 

Holy Paws Annual Auction.

6p-9p

Food. Wine. Auction. Holy Trinity Episcopal Church benefit with proceeds going to the Humane Society of Pinellas. HolyTrinityCLW.org

 

15th Annual PugsGiving

11a-5p

The largest Pug Celebration in Florida

Ramada Gateway Convention Center,

7470 Highwat 192W., Kissimmee.

Benefits Pug Rescue of Florida - PugRescueOfFlorida.org

 

Saturday, November 11

Annual Soggy Doggy Splash Day

11a-1p for small dogs; 1:30p-3:30p for big dogs.

Bring your dogs for the last day the pool is open for the season. Highland Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo.

 

AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day

& All-Breed Dog Show.

8a-5p

Hosted by the Jacksonville Dog Fanciers' Assoc.

Held at the Greater Ocala Dog Club show grounds, 10205 NW Gainesville Rd., Ocala.

 

DogFest Walk N'Roll Orlando

9a-2p

Lily Lake, 701 Lake Lily Dr., Orlando.

Benefits Canine Companions for Independence. CCI.org

 

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.
4LuckyDogs.org
SecondChanceFriends.org

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: Steifflover@verizon.net

Annual Soggy Doggy Splash Day Bonus Day.

Noon to 3p for all dogs. Highland Family Aquatic Center,

400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo.

Saturday, November 18
DogFest Walk N Roll Orlando
9a-2p
A fun-filled day at Lake Lily Park in Maitland to benefit Canine Companions for Independence. CCI.org (click on Southeast Training Center).

Annual Canine Christmas Festival

10a-3p

Bishop Animal Shelter SPCA 5718 21st Ave. W., Bradenton.

The event draws more than 3,000 people and their pets annually with a variety of vendors for shopping, local rescues with adoptable dogs and a Doggy Fashion Show. Vendor space is now available. Call Samantha Dominis at 941.718.3019.

 

12th Annual Mutts and Martini's

2p-5p

The afternoon event will take place at Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale. Pet-themed vendors, games, silent auction, live music. Rescue groups will be on-site with adoptables.

For sponsor opportunities, call 954.468.1541, ext 208. Or email Karly@GoRiverWalk.com

 

Monday, November 20

Annual Puttin On The Poodle

Luncheon and entertainment. Silent and live auction.

Michael's On East, Sarasota.

A benefit for Florida Poodle Rescue - FloridaPoodleRescue.org

 

Thursday, November 23 (Thanksgiving Day)

2017 Goody Goody Turkey Gobble

7a

5k and 8k run and a dog-friendly walk/run.

Starts and ends in Downtown Tampa outside Amalie Arena.

Delicious post race breakfast provided by Goody Goody Famous Burgers.

RunSignUp.com

 

Sunday, November 26

A Very Doggy Christmas

2p-5p

Jacksonville's Largest Yappy Hour celebrates with a canine costume contest. Photos with Santa. Enjoy live music, a pet expo, games, prizes. 2 Independent Dr., Jacksonville. JacksonvilleLanding.com

 

SAVE THIS DATE:

December 16-17

AKC National Championship

Orange County Convention Center, Orlando.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Yappy Hours

Second Tuesday of each month

Brews for Barks

6p-8p

Millennial Brewing Company,

1811 Royal Palm Ave., Fort Myers.

Benefits Gulf Coast Humane Society, Fort Myers.

GulfCoastHumaneSociety.org

 

Dog Day Afternoons

Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium

Fort Myers.

Noon-3p

Walk the trails with your leashed dog.

3450 Ortiz Ave., Fort Myers. CalusaNature.org

 

Every Sunday - Doggy Church

9:30a

Shell Factory and Nature Park, 2787 N. Tamiami Trail

N. Fort Myers.

ShellFactory.com

 

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

Puppy Hour - 1st Thursday every month
6p-9p
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

6p-9p
Southern Railway Taphouse WPB, 314 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach