Take your pick of the tours, adoptions, festivals, and socials with your pets this weekend. Are you ready to have some fun? The people planning all the pet event entertainment make sure there is a lot of activity for the whole family. Plan your weekend from the list below.
Sat, Mar 31st, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Chasko Fiesta Pet Adoption, Orange Lake, New Port Richey (Map). If you have not gone to the Chasko Fiesta during the last week, take a break and visit the animals featured at pet adoption day, March 31st. Meet the volunteers and dogs from Dalmatian Rescue of Tampa Bay, and SPCA Suncoastand more!
Sat, Mar 31st, Take A Tour of Elmira’s Wildlife Sanctuary. Tour times: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Elmira’s Wildlife Sanctuary, 13910 Seminole Trail, Wimauma, FL, (941) 776-8975 (Map) Adults $15.00, Children $7.50 (up to 12 years of age), Senior Citizens $10.00 (65 and up). Private Tours $50.00 & Group Tours Are Available. Groups of 10 or more $10.00 each
Sat, Mar 31st, 10 a.m. Visit the Pasco/Pinellas/Hernando district of Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida (LRRoF) the Trinity PetSmart Meet and Greet (Map)
Sat, Mar 31st, All Day Event – Quarter Back Saturday @ Tapping the Vine On each fourth Saturday of 2012 in each month, all day, Tapping The Vine in Safety Harbor (Map) will donate to the Humane Society a Quarter for every item purchased. And, for a Double Dog Dare, if you make a donation to HSP for $20 or more while you are at Tapping The Vine, they will double their donation for your purchases. View the flyer
Sat, Mar 31st, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop, Shop, Adopt at Friends of Strays Thrift Shoppe, 3660 Gandy Blvd, Pinellas Park (Map). Treasures, bargains, and kittens on Saturdays! Friends of Strays
Sat, Mar 31st, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Meet Your Match! Are you puzzled by an empty heart? Do you feel like there is something missing? Maybe what you are looking for has fur, whiskers, and a wet nose! Meet your match at the MEGA MATCH-A-THON, sponsored by the ASPCA and hosted by the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. Get to know more about our Tampa Bay rescue groups when you go the visit their facilities. (Map): The Hillsborough County Animal Services will also participate at their location on Falkenburg Road in Tampa (Map). The event goal is to adopt out 100 animals at each location – a total of 200 adoptions during the 12-hour time period!
Sat, Mar 31st, 1:00 to 5:30pm End of Life Seminar Lap of Love and Veterinary Relief and Support Services present Compassionate Closure: End-of-Life Issues for Veterinary Professionals. Please join Dr. Cherie Buisson and Dr. Dani McVety for a half-day course on Hospice Services for your practice. First floor Humane Education & Training Center at the SPCA in Largo. Click here for more information. SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave N • Largo, FL 33773 Lunch served from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Seating is limited. Please reserve as soon as possible, by email or phone, 727-244-0673. Lunch will be provided from 1-1:30. $50 for veterinarians and technicians.
Sun, Apr 1st, 12 Noon. Greyhound Pets Of America, Tampa Bay, are looking for good homes. Click here to see the adoptable greys.
- Gateway Meet & Greet – St. Petersburg PetSmart (Map)
- Oldsmar Meet & Greet – Oldsmar / Tampa PetSmart (Map)
- Tyrone Meet & Greet – St. Petersburg PetSmart (Map)
Sun, Apr 1st, MAcDinton’s Irish Pub The Humane Society of Pinellas is there every 1st Sunday of the month! The pub is located in Jannus Live, downtown St. Pete (Map) Good people, good times.
Sun, Apr 1st, Suds on Sunday at the Dunedin Brewery. (Map) Live Music, Vendors, Cake, Raffles and of course Adoptable Dogs! Bring your dogs for a wash – free 16 oz. beer with each dog washed. Washes: up to 20lbs – $7, 50lbs – $9, 80lbs – $11, over 80lbs -$13. Nail trims-$7 and ear cleanings – $3, done by professional groomers and vet techs. (Free nails/ears for DDR Adoptees) Mobile Vet on Site- low cost Vaccines, Rabies, Heartworm Test/med & Flea meds. Want to Help? Please Volunteer! Help with the washing, drying, and just holding the dogs! Contact us to Volunteer or with any questions: KK@DunedinDogs.com, Dunedin Doggie Rescue.
Mark your calendar for next Saturday, Apr 7th, ‘Pawfest’ dog entertainment show in Largo at the Largo Central Park. Dog teams needed. Click here for the Pawfest Flyer and audition details.
Have a great weekend, everyone!