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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!

New England Pet Expo 2017 in Wilmington MA

The 8th annual   New England Amazing Pet Expo Saturday  will be held at Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM  September 16th  and Sunday September 17th  11 AM to 4 PM Admission is free and pets are welcome  Make sure your check out the Dog owners survey to earn amazon gift cards 

New England Pet Expo 2017 in Wilmington MA

Tons of Exhibitors

Fabulous Prize Giveaways & Fun for both the Two-Legged AND Four-Legged

Adopt! Dozens of Rescue Groups and a Mega-Adoption Event

Discounted Vaccinations, Microchipping and Heartworm & Flea Preventatives

Free Nail Trims

Pet Activities

Live Entertainment, Obedience Demonstrations, Author Readings/Book Signings

The Latest & Greatest Pet Products

Learn About Pet Care, Volunteerism, Grooming, Pet Behavior & Training, Traveling with your Pet, How YOU Can Make a Difference, Different Types of Pets/Breeds, Veterinarian FAQ, Fun Activities for You & Your Pet


Shriners Auditorium

99 Fordham Road, Wilmington, MA
Shriners Auditorium is conveniently located off I-93 in Wilmington, MA.
Coming north or south, take Exit 39
Bear right at end of ramp onto Concord Street
Take first left at Fordham Road lights
Follow to end, and you will see signs to auditorium and parking areas.