Pooch-a-Palooza is an outdoor music and dog festival on Saturday June 22 & Sunday June 23, 2013 from 10am-7pm This dog friendly event is being held at Prowse Farm in Canton, MA; the same location as the popular Life is Good Festival. Over 10,000 people are expected to attend the two day festival, which will help to raise money for a local dog related charities.
Pooch-A-Palooza will include: – Popular staged music performances for children and adults – A microbrew beer garden with the most popular brands across New England – Cuisine from the most popular local food trucks – A large interactive children’s area including activities, crafts, inflatables, games and more – Fun dog related activities and entertainment – A large marketplace for goods and services appealing to dog owners, families and young adults Please mark your calendars for June 22 & 23, 2013 and don’t miss out on the opportunity to target over 1,000,000 young adults and families across New England!
We encourage dog owners to bring their pups! We welcome well-trained socialized dogs to the festival. Dogs will not be turned away unless they shows signs of aggressive or dangerous behavior. If the dog owner does not adhere to the guidelines we have set forth, we reserve the right to discharge you and your dog from the event. Please remember:
- All dogs must be leashed/tethered while on any festival grounds. Leashes/tethers cannot exceed 6 feet.
• Owners must dispose of all waste immediately. Doggie bags will be available to do so.
• One dog allowed per handler at all times.
• On the Avenue Marketing Group, nor Pooch-A-Palooza will be responsible for lost or stolen pets.
• Owners must be attentive to and cautious of their dog(s) interacting with children and other dogs.
• Dog owners must report any incidents to First Aid immediately.
• All dogs must have proof of all required vaccinations.
• Upon entering the festival, dog owner assumes full and total liability for any and all damages including, but not limited to, injury to a person, property, or other dog.
Advance Pricing $15.00 Door Pricing $20.00
CHILD ADMISSION Advance Pricing $8.00 Door Pricing $10.00
SENIOR ADMISSION Advance Pricing $12.00 Door Pricing $15.00
5 Blue Hill River Road
Address Line 2
Canton, MA 02021
The third annual “Paws for Celebration” will be on Saturday, June 22 2013 from 11am -3pm at Nauset Regional Middle School in Orleans MA on Cape Cod to benefit the Animal Rescue League of Boston Brewster branch.
The event for people and pooches includes tons of pet-related activities, entertainment and contests, and a pledge walk through downtown Orleans. It’s a fun day out for all the family – including your dog!
Event highlights include:
- Contests – Dog/Owner Look-A-Like, Waggiest Tail and more!
- Silent Auction!
- Face painting, photo booth and caricature artist
- Police K9 unit demonstration and Frisbee dog show
- Shopping with pet retailers & other vendors
- Tons of free giveaways
- Book signings
Register online with a $20 donation and collect pledges from friends and family. The website makes it easy to register, set up your own personal fundraising page, form walk teams, and collect donations online!
If you don’t want to join the Pledge Walk, come to Nauset Middle School and join in the fun. Entry is free!
The first 400 people to register online or at the event will receive a free Paws for Celebration 2013 T-shirt!
Join event emcees from WCOD and Cool 102. We also have special prizes for our top fundraisers (to be announced soon!)
Fundraising prizes include:
- A year’s supply of dog food from Agway for the top adult fundraiser.
- Dinner at Arnold’s (ten $50 gift cards) for the top fundraising team.
- A day of food and fun for the top child fundraiser and four of their friends. The day includes lunch at Guapo’s Tortilla Shack, a sundae party at The Local Scoop, bowling at the Orleans Bowling Center and mini golf at Cape Escape Adventure Golf. The winning child fundraiser will also get a monogrammed beach chair from The Cape Cod Beach Chair Company.
- Everyone who raises $500 gets a free Animal Rescue League of Boston hat.
- Everyone who raises $750 gets a free Animal Rescue League of Boston t-shirt.
- Everyone who raises $1,000 get a free Animal Rescue League of Boston sweatshirt.
- Raise $1,500 and you’ll get a free photo session for your pet with professional photographer Cold Nose Photo!
Nauset Regional Middle School
70 Route 28
Orleans, MA, US
The 6th annual Whisker Walk will be held on Sunday June 9th 2013 from 11am-3pm at the Lancaster Fairground (Home of the Bolton Fair) there are 50+ acres for Pet owners and animal lovers to walk, visit vendors, see, do and buy PLUS they can lend a paw for the animals shelters and pet rescues they love and support!
With almost 100 pet related groups, companies, vendors, sponsors, manufacturers and animal rescue groups in attendance each year this is an “event not to be missed” for pet lovers and their dogs with a Blessing of the Animals kicking off the noon multi-organizational DOG WALK!
Whisker Walk has something for every one with two legs or four! Spectacular exhibits, demonstrations, hands-on animal petting opportunities, educational programs, special attractions, kid’s area, rides, adoptable pets, product giveaways, raffles, auctions, Agility Course, Frisbee Dog Show, Canine Good Citizens testing, Ask the Vet, FREE rabies vaccines, low cost micro-chipping, Blessing of the Animals, lots of food, fun and things for adults and kids to see, do and buy!
Check back often to see participants, events and attractions
Top off your exciting day and join us for the Walk – a leisurely (almost) ONE mile stroll on shaded, flat, grassy trails with your well behaved dog (sorry other pets must stay home)
Neat things for 2013 -
- The 5th Annual Top Dog Photo Contest Sponsored by WXLO 104.5fm
- The Whalemobile - Nile, a 43-foot inflatable humpback whale
- Appearance by Lilly the Hero Pitbull
- Whisker Walk and Squakheag Akita club is welcoming Leslea Newman, author of the book Hachi Waits which was turned into the world renowned movie Hachi; A Dog’s Tale staring Richard Gere, based on the true story of Hachiko the Japanese National Treasure Akita who, after his owner died, waited everyday at the train station for 10 years for his master to come. Ms Newman will be visiting the Squakheag Akita booth as a guest.
The Carnival of the Dogs 2013 will be held on Saturday June 1st 10am-1pm at the Pilgrim Bark Park in Provincetown on Cape Cod. It will be fun day for humans and dogs
- representatives from clinics, food companies, doggie day care, & animal hospitals to answer questions about your dog’s health
- vendors selling pet grooming and dog supplies, gourmet treats, and dog art
- FREE samples
- FREE massages and pet-a-cures for your pups
- FREE pet caricatures
- FREE face painting for young and old
- a kissing booth for pictures of you and your dog
- dog contests with prizes from TD BANK
Opened in 2008, Pilgrim Bark Park is located on an acre of land where dogs can run free and socialize off leash. There is a general dog section and a section exclusively for small dogs under 25 pounds. To reflect the town’s rich appreciation for the arts, local artists designed benches (including a small-scale version of the Pilgrims’ Mayflower ship), poop bag stations, kiosks, signage and a super-sized doghouse at the park’s entrance. Anchored by a bronze whale’s tail sculpture is a memorial section. Three fire hydrants painted to look like canine versions of Provincetown’s police officers, firefighters and public workers sit sentry outside the park. Pilgrim Bark Park is 100% privately funded and relies on your generosity
North Shore Dog is a leading provider of daycare and boarding services, and we now require additional help. We offer a fun and safe environment for client dogs, while also providing owners with confidence that their pets are being well cared for. While here, dogs are grouped with compatible playmates in one of our four large playrooms. Maybe you can help care for the pack!
Feathers & Tails Pet Care is growing and we need your help to expand our business! We pride ourselves in offering high quality pet care service, as well as exceptional customer service skills to our clients and their pets. We are seeking someone to help us grow a third route so we may be more accessible to our new and current clients. This is an independent contractor position (with the potential to change to employee status). Please understand this is a growing position. There is sometimes minimal work available in the beginning but the goal is to grow this into a full position! You should consider this as a supplemental income. This is ideal for someone who works as (for example) a waitress or student at night and is available during the day. This position requires a lot of travel in your car so you should consider if the travel is worth it for you and the type of car you have. We are based out of Tewskbury and travel to Andover, Billerica, Lowell (South of the Merrimack River, only), Tewksbury, & Wilmington.
An independently owned Dog Walking service located on Cape Ann is looking for responsible person to join our team.
This is a good paying part-time position -with flexible mornings/afternoons possible occasional weekends hours.
Candidate must be a dog lover who likes working in the woods, working with dogs and being outside in all weather.
Candidates must have:
-a safe reliable car that multiple dogs can be transported in. (preferably hatchback, SUV, or wagon)
- cell phone
- clean driving record
Dog Walking, Running and Pet Sitting Service serving Greater Boston and the Metro West is looking for a reliable, responsible and caring individual to join our walking/running/pet sitting team.
Happy Pet Care is a dog walking service that covers Allston/Brighton, Brookline, Chestnut Hill, Fenway/Kenmore, and Newton Corner. We are currently looking for someone who can work Monday-Friday from approximately 12-3pm, covering one of our Brookline dog walking routes. Pay starts at $10/hour, but has potential to increase to $15+/hour. There are also additional opportunities to make money by boarding dogs in your home and/or doing extra evening/weekend walks.
Experienced groomer wanted for busy pet supply store with established, loyal clientele. Individuals must have 10 years experience as a professional groomer, be detail-oriented, and have a passion for animals. 4 days per week needed in Canton location of Especially for Pets (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday). We offer an established, loyal clientele, employee discount, and friendly work environment.
D’Tails is a busy pet boutique in the South End that offers grooming, dog walking, boarding and playgroup services. We are looking for hardworking part-time employees to join our fun staff. Responsibilities would include dog walking, supervising playgroups and minor cleaning as well as other duties that may come up.
The ideal candidate has excellent interpersonal skills, previous experience working with dogs, the ability to stand or walk for an extended amount of time in any weather condition, a love for all animals, a strong work ethic, good problem solving skills and a positive attitude.
The Quincy Animal Shelter will be holding the first Furball at Hajjar’s Bar and Grill in Weymouth MA on Friday May 31, 2013. A night of fun & dancing! Dancers Polly Feinberg & Bob Platka will be teaching popular dances, including the Tango, Cha-Cha & current line dancing! There will be plenty of music to keep you dancing all night long.
When May 31 2013 7pm-10pm
Where Hajjar’s Bar & Grille 969 Washington St Weymouth MA
About the Quincy Animal Shelter
The Quincy Animal Shelter is a non-profit organization with over 100 active volunteers. The Shelter relies completely on our volunteers and the community for support. Incorporated in November 1999 as a non-profit Massachusetts charity, we are also a recognized charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. Since 1999 the Quincy Animal Shelter has placed more than 5,000 cats and dogs into loving and forever homes through out Massachusetts and New England.
Cape Ann Animal Rescue will be hosting a Rescue Reunion on Saturday June 8th 2013 from 11am-3pm at Stage Fort Park in Gloucester MA
The Rescue Reunion is a free family-friendly event (rain or shine!) designed to celebrate the adoption of your dog(s) and provide a space to reunite with the staff and volunteers of Cape Ann Animal Aid and the rescuers we work with that may have originally rescued your dog(s).Whether your dog was rescued locally in Massachusetts, is a ‘Sato’ from Puerto Rico, or was rescued in Georgia, Alabama, or another southern state–this is your chance to maybe find out more about your pup’s background, rescue situation, and/or meet littermates!WHO CAN ATTEND THE RESCUE REUNION?
Cape Ann Animal Aid is the official “host” of this reunion but all rescue dogs and their families are welcome to attend. Rescuers will be on hand from All Sato Rescue in Puerto Rico, Companion Animal Rescue in Georgia, and Sweet Paws Rescue.
WHAT KINDS OF ACTIVITIES WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE REUNION?
Set at Gloucester’s iconic Stage Fort Park, there is plenty of space for catching up with fellow adopters and the rescuers. The event features fun activities including:
* Photo Opportunites
* Making Your Own Interactive Dog Toy – kids will love this!
* Games & Prizes
* Snacks and Refreshments
WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO THE REUNION?
* Your friendly dog(s) on a leash or harness
* Doggy waste bags to clean up any messes
* Your camera to capture memorable moments
* Extra cash/change for parking. Free parking is available along
Western Ave. and Stacey Blvd. Paid parking is available in the lot at
Stage Fort Park.QUESTIONS? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us
Extreme Truck and Auto Repair in Gloucester MA is hosting an Oil Change Party to benefit Cape Ann Animal Aid on Saturday May 25th 2013 from 9am-3pm. Oil changes will be provided for all types of vehicles and there will be fun for the whole family with BBQ food, raffles, games & prizes. Friendly dogs on leash are welcome to come along for the fun! 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Cape Ann Animal Aid.
Extreme Truck and Auto Repair
14 Kondelin Road, Gloucester, Massachusetts
About Cape Ann Animal Aid
Cape Ann Animal Aid is a non-profit, no kill organization dedicated to facilitating appropriate placement of adoptable animals and enhancing the lives of all companion animals by promoting respect and well-being through education and outreach.
We are a 501 (c) 3 private, non-profit organization, governed by a Board of Directors, composed of volunteers from the community. As a nonprofit, we rely entirely upon the support of individuals, businesses, corporations, and foundations to provide funding and/or in-kind donations.
TM’s Kennel, a large animal care facility located in Methuen, MA, is looking for an experienced Dog Trainer skilled in Positive Reinforcement methods of training to support our Board & Train program. Weekend and Holiday work will be required and the position will start out part-time with the potential for full-time work for the right candidate.
Looking for a few good dog-lovers!!
Experienced Dog Walkers Needed in Allston/Brighton and Newton
Currently looking to hire PART-TIME with option to move to FULL TIME!
Able to pass background check and drug screening
Experience working with dogs
Valid MA License
Car w/valid auto insurance
Smartphone w/reliable gps
Dog Daycare Supervisor
Luxury Pet Resort is seeking a full-time Dog Daycare Supervisor. The Daycare Supervisor works directly under the supervision of the Head Supervisor and Manager. He/she is responsible for supervising dogs of all sizes in an off-leash group play environment. The candidate must have proper dog handling skills and basic knowledge of dog behavior. He/She must be physically able to handle dogs of all sizes and maintain proper cleaning protocols. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to: checking dogs in and out for daycare, boarding and grooming; answering busy phone lines; scheduling appointments; supervising and maintaining a safe environment for all dogs and cats; cleaning; feeding and watering of all pets; administering medications; record keeping; and taking pictures of pets.
Experienced Assistant Office Manager needed for administrative support to a mobile veterinary practice located in Boston. This position is for office work only, the candidate will not be exposed to patients.
Provide sensitive verbal support to clients surrounding end of life and illness care for their pets.
Responsible for maintaining a complex calendar.
Answer all incoming telephone calls: assisting clients and relaying messages to DVM.
Manage DVM’s correspondences through multiple platforms.
Maintain patient records and reminder notices.
Authorize patient prescriptions and prescription refills.
Manage accounts receivable.
Manage supply orders from vendors.
Report lab results to clients.
General administrative support — copies, faxing, filing, and organizing
Handling a high volume of confidential documentation.
Light IT troubleshooting with support from database provider & contracted IT Specialist.
Walk office dog daily, rain or shine.
If you’re a dedicated individual with attention to detail and a passion for pets, we’ve got the job for you! We’re in urgent need of a super friendly, caring and professional dog walker / pet sitter who is excited to care for our pet clients and lives in any of the following towns (required): Bradford, Boxford, Haverhill, Groveland and Merrimac. Additional coverage in any of the following areas is a definite plus: Amesbury, Georgetown, Methuen, N. Andover, Somerville & Plaistow, NH.
DAYS/HOURS: M-F Approximately 10am-3pm
*Occasional weekend/evening availability may be required to meet with potential clients. Pack Leaders must remain available during their shifts, and preference is given to those applicants available additional hours, holidays, weekends/overnights and those willing to board pets in their own home.
Small dog services business seeks new team member. We believe socialization and stimulation are key ingredients in a dog’s daily routine. Supervised playgroups, the focus of our business, get dogs out of the house and active–physically and mentally. Our approach offers a good mix of running, training, playing, and lessons in good doggie citizenship. Our goal is to ensure that our canine clients are happy, healthy, and well-adjusted.
We are a small business serving the communities of Somerville and West Medford. The close connections we have to our clients and our community fuel our enthusiasm for the work we do. Our employee must be available between 9a-4p Monday through Friday. Average $15/hr. (This will initially be a part-time position, but we are looking for someone who will want to be with us full-time once they’ve become familiar enough with our pack.)
The Roudenbush Community Center and Lowell Humane Society will be hosting Something to Wag About Pet adoption day in Westford MA on Saturday May 11th from 11am-2pm There will be contests, raffle prizes, and an exciting demo by the Westford K9 Unit! Also talk to professionals about pet insurance, obedience training, pet sitting, and more!
This will be a fun-filled family event, so be sure to come down and visit the Lowell Humane Society
Some businesses attending include: Colby Pet Services, Countryside Vet Hospital, Pethingz, Westford Animal Hospital, Gemini Dog Training and others!
Roudenbush Community Center
65 Main Street
Westford, MA, US
Founded in 1873, the Lowell Humane Society is one of the oldest humane organizations in the state of Massachusetts. The purpose of the Lowell Humane Society is to prevent cruelty to animals, provide care for homeless and distressed animals and educate the public about responsible pet ownership. The shelter is a private not for profit organization and does not receive any city, state or federal funding. Operations are supported through the generous support of individuals, businesses and foundations. Our services include:
- Pet Adoptions
- Humane Education
- Information Services
- Lost and Found Service