Category Archives: Things to do

Attleboro Animal Shelter Harvest Fest 2017

Friends of Attleboro Animal Shelter will be hosting the 14th Annual Harvest Fest on Saturday September 23th 10-3pm 

Join us for crafters, artists, kids activities, music, food, raffles…. and, of course, RESCUE DOGS that need forever homes

Rescues that we know will be there include

Survivor Tails Animal Rescue
Friends of Attleboro Animal Shelter
Attleboro, Massachusetts 02703

Make sure your check out the Dog owners survey to earn amazon gift cards

Friends of Attleboro Animal Shelter
27 Pond Street N, Attleboro, Massachusetts 02703

APCSM Paws in the Park 2017 in Easton MA

The Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Massachusetts (APCSM) ,will be hosting the  9th annual “Paws in the Park” celebration and fundraiser at the NRT of Easton’s Sheep Pasture on Saturday  September 16th at 10am  Make sure your check out the Dog owners survey to earn amazon gift cards 

Paws In The Park is our annual walk and celebration of our furry family members. The event starts with a gentle and pet friendly 1 mile trail walk and continues with a festival atmosphere throughout the day. You and your family will find music, food, raffles, animal themed demonstrations, vendors, activities, and more as you enjoy the day. Best of all, proceeds go to benefit the Animal Protection Center and all of the cats, dogs, bunnies, guinea pigs, chinchillas, birds and more that we care for on their way to a happy forever home.

10am: Gates open. Walk registration begins. Vendors open.

10:00am: Agility Demonstrations Begin!

Come to watch agility demonstrations by current and former students to see how much fun you can have with your dog in the Agility for Fun Program. You will be given the opportunity to work with the agility trainers to have your dog experience 3 agility obstacles if you would like to give it a try with close supervision.

11am: Walk begins!

11:30: Celebration begins!

Noon: Dog Olympics begin!

Alumni Parade


Loudest Bark

Best Tail Wagger

Best Kiss

Best Trick

Best Costume

Awards Ceremony

1pm: Norfolk County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Unit demonstration

That’s right, we said Dog Olympics! All dogs and their handlers are welcome to compete in these most glorious games free of charge!

The great games will start at noon with a Parade to the competition stage and there will begin an epic contest of strength, smarts, and style!!

First the Loudest Bark and Best Tail Wagger contests will determine who are the loudest and proudest among the doggie competitors.

Next a test of love and smarts as we determine which of our four legged Olympians gives the Best Kiss and does the Best Trick!

Finally our canine competitors will show off their most fashionable selves in our Costume Contest!

An awards ceremony will be full of proud puppies and parents and the winner of each competition receives a $10 gift card courtesy of Especially For Pets!

Woofstock 2017 in Hudson MA

The Buddy Dog Humane Society will be hosting their  big annual fundraiser “Woofstock” Saturday  September 23rd, 11am-3pm at the Hudson Elks Pavilion, 99 Park St., Hudson, MA!

Make sure your check out the Dog owners survey to earn amazon gift cards

Attendees will get to enjoy a large array of vendor booths including rescue groups, crafts and businesses from all over New England. It also includes big raffles, delicious food, live music, kids entertainment, contests, agility and dog demonstrations! Its a festival fun for the whole family and pet lovers alike!

Founded in 1961, “Buddy Dog,” as it is affectionately known, is a not for profit animal welfare organization dedicated to finding new homes for homeless dogs and cats. The Society is incorporated with one main objective, “giving a new lease on life to impounded dogs and cats.”

Buddy Dog accepts homeless dogs and cats, in good health and of friendly disposition, which could, without our help, be destroyed. These animals find refuge at our shelter and can depend on becoming someone’s forever friend. There is no time limit on their stay.


Bassetpalooza 2017 at Lancaster fairgrounds

Bassetpalooza 2017 will be held on Sunday September 24th at the  Lancaster Fairground 11-3pm.  Make sure your check out the Dog owners survey to earn amazon gift cards

Bassetpalooza 2017 at Lancaster fairgrounds

New England Basset Hound Rescue’s annual fundraising event to raise money to provide care and find homes for basset hounds who have landed in our care.  This will be our 16th annual fundraiser to raise money for the homeless and unwanted basset
hounds of New England. This is our only in-person fundraiser and it allows us to continue our
work helping the bassets year-round. All bassets and basset lovers are welcome to attend – basset
wannabes too!
We’ll have raffles, our well-stocked NEBHR store to raise money for the hounds, with special
appearances by the “Big Basset” who guides our waddle around the pond. PLUS: Contests,
Games, Prizes and More! (Don’t forget to bring your hound’s costume for the costume contest!)

Paws on the Beach 2017 Centerville Cape Cod MA

Cold Noses Foundation will be hosting Paws  on the Beach   on sunny Craigville Beach in Centerville on September 23rd  from 10am-2pm as we enjoy a festival celebrating the first weekend dogs are allowed back on the beach!Paws on the Beach 2017 Centerville Cape Cod MA

Make sure your check out the Dog owners survey to earn amazon gift cards 

This years activities include:

  • 1-mile fundraising beach walk*
  • Wild Animal Demonstration
  • FREE microchipping by Cape Cod Animal Hospital *
  • “Ask the Vet” booth.
  • Pet Portraits by Tengu Photography
  • Food
  • Vendor booths
  • Silent Auction
  • Pet Contests *
  • Meet and Greet with Juno from Juno’s Place and Burt from Burt’s Brigade!
  • Animal Communicator Sessions*


Craigville Beach, Cape Cod MA
Centerville, Massachusetts 02632

About Cold Nose Foundation of Cape cod!!

Our Mission: Preventing animal suffering around the world by funding life-saving veterinary care, outreach and emergency relief programs.
Cold Noses is a grant-making organization. We focus on the small, but effective organizations, allowing us to provide critically needed funds to those organizations who are doing excellent work in their communities but that do not have the luxury of an extensive donor base on which many large-scale organizations can rely.

Cold Noses is a Guidestar Gold Level participant which m