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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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September 2017

 

Friday, September 15

19th Annual Toast to the Animals CANCELLED

6p

Chaired by Jacksonville Jaguars General Manager David Caldwell and his wife Joelle.

EverBank Field, 1 Everbank Field Dr., Jacksonville.

A benefit for the Jacksonville Humane Society - JaxHumane.org

 

Saturday, September 16
7th Annual Fashion, Feathers & Fur

RESCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 7
6:30p-9:30p
A Mardi Gras-themed event to benefit for 4 Lucky Dogs Pet Rescue, Florida Parrot Rescue, Vets 4 Pets Charitable Clinic, Pennies for Pockets Veterinary Care Fund and Friends of Hillsborough County Animal Services.
Plant City National Guard Armory.
FashionFeathersAndFur.com

 

Sunday, September 17

Dog Day at the Rays

1:10 game starts.

Bring your dogs and catch a ballgame.

RaysBaseball.com/SpecialEvents

 

Thursday, September 21

SPCA Tampa Bay Pet Walk Yappy Hour

5p-7p

The Brown Boxer, 15000 Madeira Way, Madeira Beach. SPCATampaBay.org


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

To be held at Tampa Epicenter Event Venue,

9430 Lazy Lane, Tampa.
FloridaEnglishBulldogRescue.com

 

2017 AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day

Noon

Paws Up Canines, Healing Pawsabilities.

12693 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers.

ClaudiaBrooks@comcast.net - 239.574.9688

 

Phoebe's People & Pets Pool Party

Noon-4p

Costume Contest. Vendors. Prizes.

Sea Steps Suites, 717 S. Ocean Blvd., Pompano Beach.

Proceeds to benefit Furever Family Rescue. FureverFamilyRescue.org

 

AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day

11a

Orlando Dog Training Club at the Orlando Public Library Downtown, 101 E. Central, Orlando. - ODTC.org

 

5k-Dog Run

7a-11a

Amelia Earhart Park, Hialeah.

Hosted by Down 2 Earth. WorkSmartPlayHarder.com

 

Inaugural Bulldog Burlesque

A beauty pageant like none you've ever seen.

Epicenter Event Venue, 9430 Lazy Ln., Tampa.

Benefit Florida English Bulldog Rescue - FloridaEnglishBulldogRescue.com

 

First Annual DOGTOBERFEST

12:30p-4:30p

A family-friendly festival featuring music, food, hayrides, a kids zone, dog costume contest and lure course. A benefit for the Humane Society of Vero Beach & Indian River County (HSVB). HSVB.org

 

Sunday, September 24

A Waggin TAIL-gate PAW'ty

2p-5p

Jacksonville Landing is kicking off the football season. Enjoy live music, a pet expo, games, prizes. 2 Independent Dr., Jacksonville. JacksonvilleLanding.com


13th Annual Humane Society golf tournament
7:30a for registration/continental breakfast;

8:30 shotgun start.
Laurel Oak Country Club.
www.hssc.org/golftournament/

 

Friday, September 29
Golden Paw Annual Gala
6p-9p
Sheraton Sand Key Island Resort, 1160 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater Beach.
An awards dinner to benefit the operation of the Humane Society of Pinellas.
Dinner, cocktails, live and silent auctions.
Sponsorship packages for businesses available. Contact Twila Cole: Twila@HumanePinellas.org or call 727.433.3134.

 

Saturday September 30

Best Friends Strut Your Mutt

Team up with First Coast No More Homeless Pets in Jacksonville for this walk and post walk event. Riverside Park, 753 Park St., Jacksonville. FCNMHP.org

 

October 2017

 

Tuesday-Thursday, October 3-5

International Boarding & Pet Services Association Conference & Trade Show

Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront,

225 E. Coastline Dr., Jacksonville.

PetCareConference.com

 

Friday, October 6

New York Dog Film Festival

6p and 8p

Waterworks Park on the Tampa Riverwalk, 1710 N. Highland Ave., Tampa. Two films. A portion of proceeds to benefit Humane Society of Tampa Bay.

DogFilmFestival.com

 

Saturday, October 7
5th Annual Pasco Pet Fest
11a-3p

Live music. Food. Wine tastings. Adoptable pets.

Florida Estates Winery, 25241 Hwy 52, Land O'Lakes.
For vendor participation info, visit PascoPetFest.com


SPCA Tampa Bay Pet Walk 2017

8:30a-Noon

Vinoy Park, 701 Bayshore Dr. NE, St. Petersburg.

SPCATampaBay.org

For vendor participation, visit 3kPetWalk.org

 

Blessings of the Animals Celebration

10a-4p

St. Clement's Episcopal Church,

706 West 113th Ave., Tampa.

 

7th Annual Fashion, Feathers & Fur

RESCHEDULED FROM SEP 16.

6:30p-9:30p
A Mardi Gras-themed event to benefit for 4 Lucky Dogs Pet Rescue, Florida Parrot Rescue, Vets 4 Pets Charitable Clinic, Pennies for Pockets Veterinary Care Fund and Friends of Hillsborough County Animal Services.
Plant City National Guard Armory.
FashionFeathersAndFur.com

 

Friday, October 13

Happy Yappy Hour Wine Tasting

6:30p-8:30p

Back by popular demand, Cappuccino's Fine Wine and Espresso Bar, at 733 Broadway in Dunedin, hosts a wine tasting benefit for Rescue Pink. Call 727.738.8009 for ticket information and wine tasting details. RescuePink.net

 

Friday-Sunday, October 13-15

Octoberfest Weekend, featuring

Running of the Wieners

Marker 48 Brewing, 12147 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville.

 

Saturday October 14

21st Tales & Tails Gala - Southern Pawspitality.

6p-10p

The most charming Gala of the Year in Orlando. Southern inspired cuisine, live and silent auctions. Live entertainment with award-winning Nashville performers Georgia Middleman and Gary Burr.

Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal Blvd., Orlando.

Benefits Canine Companions for Independence.  CCI.org/GalaCelebration or call 407.522.3300.

 

Tuxes and Tails 2017

5:30p-11p

Tampa Convention Center.

The signature black tie gala featuring live and silent auctions, cocktails, dinner and dessert. Live entertainment featuring adoptable pets. Proceeds benefit Humane Society of Tampa Bay. Honorary Co-chairs: Beau Williams and Andrea Gonzmart Williams. Master and Mistress of Ceremonies: Fox 13's Russell Rhodes and Cynthia Smoot.

TuxesAndTailsTampa.com

 

Nighttime Glowalk

8:30p

Organized by the Tampa Bay Corgi Meetup Group

The Sail on the Riverwalk, 333 S. Franklin St. Tampa.

 

Saturday & Sunday, October 14 & 15
2nd Annual Tennis For Animals Tennis Tournament
8:30a-8p both days
Harbor Island Athletic Club, 900 S. Harbour Island Blvd., Tampa.
Proceeds to benefit Animal Based Charities.
For more information go to www.TennisForAnimals.org

 

Sunday, October 15

Blessing of the Animals

10a

Followed by a special Beachside Brunch.

R.G. Kreusler Park, 2882 S. Ocean Blvd., Lake Worth Beach.

Benefits Justin Bartlett Animal Rescue - JustinBartlettAnimalRescue.org

 

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.

 

Pints for Paws Lakeland Beer Fest

6p-9p

More than 90 different beers. Benefits Humane Society of Polk County.

RP Funding Center, 701 West Lime Street, Lakeland. For ticket information, call 863.834.8100.

 

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