Category Archives: Things to do

Survivor Tails Animal Rescue Sept 2015 adoption event in Lakeville MA

Join Survivor Tails Animal Rescue  for their  end of the summer  adoption event at Divine Consign & Boutique  on Saturday September 12th   11am-1pm . The event will be outdoors and we’ll have about 7-10 pups there for you to meet and fall IN LOVE with! We can’t wait to see you there!

 

Divine Consign & Boutique

54 Main St
North Lakeville, MA

(54 Main Street, Lakeville, MA 02347)

Survivor Tails Animal Rescue is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization that exists to rescue, rehome, and rehabilitate homeless, unwanted, abused, and neglected dogs and cats and place them in loving and responsible forever homes.

We aim to decrease the euthanasia rates of our high-kill shelter partners by promoting adoption and educating the public on the importance of spaying/neutering and microchipping their pets.

Lastly, we strive to maintain a network of dependable foster families, capable veterinarians, and experienced trainers to ensure preparedness of our rescued pets for healthy, fulfilling lives in their adoptive homes.

DoggiePawLooza and dog walk at Wompatuck State Park in Hingham 2015

Standish Humane Society’s 21th annual DoggiePawLooza Fundraiser and dog walk  will be held on Sunday Sept 20th h  10:00 am to 3:00 pm, DCR’s Wompatuck State Park, Hingham.

* An optional 3-mile walk on paved route, handicapped accessible
* Exhibitors and Vendors and Rescue Groups
* Agility and Training Demos, Police Canine Demos
* “Do It Yourself” Agility Course
* Animal Rescue League Surgical Van Tours
* Dog Contests:
Largest Dog, Smallest Dog, Loudest Bark, Best Tail Wagger, Best Trick, Best Smoocher,
Best Rescue Dog, Best Costume, Best Owner-Dog Look Alike
* Lucky Prize Raffle
* Refreshments
* Live Music
Amanda Carr & The Guitar Guys
Don Altobello & Friends

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Raise Funds for Standish Humane Society
Print a Sponsor Donation form here
Visit our fun and easy online fundraising tool for DoggiePawLooza 2015!
You can create your own fundraising page under our DoggiePawLooza-2015 event page
 or donate on one of the pages already created by another person.
Standish Humane Society

We are a non-profit, tax-exempt organization of volunteers founded in 1969 dedicated to the care and placement of stray and abandoned pets in southeastern Massachusetts. We operate a no-kill shelter and adoption center in Duxbury, MA. Through an active placement and reduced cost spay-neuter program, Standish works to reduce the critical pet overpopulation problem. Standish Humane is dependent on charitable donations to provide for the care of cats and kittens awaiting adoption. We find Forever Homes for more than 350 cats and kittens annually

Rescue to Runway 2015 at Hotel Commonwealth

On September 10th, 2015, Audrey’s Rescue Angels and Slobbr, will present Rescue to Runway: Featuring Boston’s Finest at the iconic Hotel Commonwealth.

VIP – 5:30pm – 6:30pm

The VIP Reception begins at 5:30pm where you can rub elbows with the evenings models while sipping cocktails and enjoying delicious chef specialties from Eastern Standard and Select Oyster Bar. Get the first look at silent auction items and receive an exclusive VIP gift bag.

General Admission – 6:30pm – 10pm

At 6:30pm the doors to the Ballroom will open and guests will be treated to light fare, beer, wine and cocktails as well as a silent auction offering an amazing array of items such as four star hotel overnights, sports memorabilia, incredible treat and dog product offerings, dine-around packages and more.

The highlight of the evening, the runway show, accompanied by one of Boston’s in demand DJ’s, will begin at 7:00 and emceed by legendary news anchor WCVB Channel 5 , Susan Wornick. She will entertain and delight as our 20 runway models strut their stuff with an adoptable pooch by their side. Wornick will also conduct our live auction.

Our runway is truly showcasing what makes Boston great. Industry leaders from chefs, to the media, athletes, entertainers, and more will walk this runway all to help animals in need. 100% of the net profits will benefit PAWS New England, Last Hope K9 Rescue, and Schultz’s Guest House.

Buy tickets here 

About Audrey’s Rescue Angels the organizer  

We were founded in 2013 to help create a more humane and sustainable world for all animals – including people – through education, advocacy, and promotion of respect and compassion. Audrey’s Rescue Angels believes in people coming together to help build a better pet community by donating their time and raising awareness for animal welfare.

MEET THE FOUNDER: BRITTANY BANG

I have always been an entrepreneur at heart. I opened my first business in the summer of 2010 called Audrey’s Pet Supply & Services with the support of my husband, Brad, and my parents Karen & Jens. Audrey’s goal was to cater to pet owners living in and around the heart of Boston with everyday items – food, treats, toys, even walks.

We were located on historic Newbury Street and within only two short years of opening, we were named one of the “Top Ten Businesses in Boston” by Boston Magazine. My time at Audrey’s was cut far too short when a real estate developer purchased the building we were in and increased our rent by an exorbitant amount. We were left with no choice but to close.

Though our customers encouraged us to opened another Audrey’s location, I began to reevaluate what really made me happy. From day one, Audrey’s tried to raise awareness for shelter pets and other animal-related causes that were near and dear to my heart.

For a small business we tried to make as big of an impact in our community as we possibly could with various fundraisers and sponsored charitable events. What I loved most about my store was having this local customer base who shared and promoted this vision of building a better pet community.

During the three years I owned Audrey’s, I learned more than most do in lifetime. With the stores closing I realized I wanted to preserve the relationships I had build. I believe in the power of small business and the idea that we can all make a big difference in our community. As Audrey Hepburn once said, “As we grow older we realize we have two hands, once for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”

I am currently the President of Bang Enterprises, LLC and look forward to growing and developing my own company. My husband, Brad, is my biggest source of strength and stability as he puts up with my crazy dreams and ideas. We have a two-year-old son, Jackson, who has inspired me to do my part to make this world a better place. We live in the Back Bay of Boston along with our boxer Kendall, two cats, Yogi and Tess, and chinchilla, Bella.

Carnival of Dogs 2015 in Provincetown Cape Cod MA

The Provincetown Carnival of Dogs, Saturday, August 29 from 9am to 12pm at Pilgrim Bark Park on Cape Cod.

carnival
Free pet-i-cures (pet clippings) by Doggie Styles and Aussie Pet Mobile
Free 10-minute massages by Canine Massage Works
Pet caricaturist
Kissing booth
Face painter for kids
Music courtesy of 102.3 the Dunes
Canine contests
Demostration by the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit
Agility equipment for your dogs to play on
Lots of vendors and fun for the whole family.

Sponsored by TD Bank. Rain date is Sunday, August 30.

Phone:
Address: Pilgrim Bark Park, Route 6 and Shank Painter Road, Provincetown, MA –

Wagger’s Wayside Power Play Puppy Hour in Allston MA

Every Saturday at City Tails 2 in Allston, MA from 1pm – 2pm 

Is your pup ready for the POWER PLAY PUPPY HOUR (PPPH)?

Puppy playtime is a wonderful way for your pup to learn how to be a social butterfly! At this formative stage of your puppy’s development it is very important that your pup has many positive interactions with other dogs, puppies, and humans. The best way for your lil’ wagger to learn good manners and social behaviors is from other pups.

Plus, it is just ridiculously fun and amusing to watch! PPPH is also a wonderful opportunity to meet other pup parents in the area!

Please call or email with any questions.

*If it’s your first time to PPPH, you will be asked to sign up for the hour with Wagger’s Wayside Dog Training and confirm that your puppy is current on their vaccinations, before you and your pup are allowed in the play area. (This is important for your puppy’s health)

**PPPH is open to puppies starting at 12 weeks old provided all vaccinations are current.

***A Wagger’s Wayside Dog Trainer will always be present in the play area to monitor puppy play and to referee the action.

City Tails 2
253 North Harvard Street
Allston, MA, US
617-230-8770
waggerswaysidetraining@gmail.com