Tag Archives: Taunton

Woof Walk 2017 at Araujo Farms in Dighton MA

The Friends of the  Taunton Animal Shelter will be hosting the 4th   Annual Woof Walk! This dog friendly event will be held from 11am to 3pm on September 17, 2017 at Araujo Farms in Dighton, MA, US. Admission is a donation of at least $15 to register.

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

Stroll along the pumpkin patches of Araujo Farms with your dog, family, friends, co-workers, or go dog-less! There will be a dog obstacle course, photo stops, Strut Your Mutt, Owner/Dog Look-A-Like, Happiest Doggie Tail, and Cutest Doggie Ears, and Best Doggie Eyes contests, and prizes for scariest, cutest, and most creative dog costumes! • Other activities include K-9 demo, Rescue Row, Woof Photos, free kids’ craft table, raffles, food by Doughlicious Pizza and more! • Event is rain or shine. • Register before September 10th and receive 2 free raffle tickets!
Araujo Farms & Greenhouses
1522 Williams St, Dighton, Massachusetts 02715

Taunton Animal Shelter “PAWS”-itively “PURR”-fect Day 2015

The Friends of the  Taunton Animal Care facility will be hosting a   “PAWS”-itively “PURR”-fect Day on Sunday June 14th from 10am-3pm at Boyden Wildlife refuge in Taunton MA.

Come and enjoy the many wonderful trails and scenery   at the Refuge. The  Taunton Animal Shelter, rescue groups, crafters, animal –related business and raffles.   All proceeds will go to the Friends of the  Taunton Animal Shelter.


Gertrude M Boyden Wildlife Refuge

1298 Cohannet St, Taunton, Massachusetts 02780

Taunton Animal Shelter Wolf Walk 2014 in Dighton MA

The 1st Woof Walk Slated for the Friends of the Taunton Animal shelter will be   at Araujo Farms, 1522 Williams St., Dighton, MA on Sunday, September 21, 11a.m. to 3p.m. 

This is a community event to raise money for the Taunton Animal Shelter. Explore the beautiful scenery as you wind through the pumpkin patches of Araujo Farms with your 4-legged friend! The dog walk includes face painting, food, doggie photos, microchipping, Ruff Raffle, Furry Furry Friend Photo Contest, and a K-9 demonstration from the Middleborough Police K9 Unit. This event is open to non-walkers too. Walkers raising $75 or more will receive a t-shirt.



Woof photos

K-9 demonstrations

Ruff Raffle


Microchipping—$50 per dog

Free doggie bags

Furry Friend Photo Contest

Face painting

Holiday Tails An Appreciation Celebration for animal lovers

Holiday Tails will be held on Sunday December 9th  12:00-4pm at the Taunton VFW.  This special holiday event    is brought to you by The Friends of the Taunton Animal Care Facility and Bridgewater State University’s event planning class. This event is an appreciation celebration for volunteers, Friends donors and supporters, Taunton Animal Shelter adopters and the animal loving community. 
This event will include:
-The Furry Friends Photo Contest (details below)
-1pm Animal CPR demonstration with Dr. Kathie Cowe, Wessels Animal Hospital
-Great raffle items

-Animal Communicator
-Face painting
-Kids crafts
-Noteworthy, holiday carollers
-Free food
-Fun photos
…and more – stay tuned for updates!


Taunton VFW

Ingell Street, Taunton, Massachusetts 02780

Enter your furry friend in our Furry Friend Photo Contest. You will have a chance to win an awesome prize for him/her! Email your holiday themed pictures of your cats and/or dogs to holidaytails@gmail.com. Come and vote for your friend. A cat and dog winner will be chosen during the event. Entry fee is $5. Please make checks payable to the Friends of the Taunton Animal Care Facility, P.O. Box 2231, Taunton, MA 02780.

Vested Interest in K9 Dogs 2013 Calendars on Sale!

The 2013 calendar of Vested Interest in K9s  is now on sale.The Taunton-based nonprofit Vested Interest in K-9s, Inc. is a 501c(3) non-profit fundraising organization dedicated to providing bullet and stab protective vests for law enforcement K-9′s dog  throughout the United States.  
The calendar is selling for $15 at local businesses and features other police dogs statewide, including Labrador retrievers, bloodhounds and German shepherds.The calendar also pays tribute to Gomo, a Brockton police dog and officer Darvin Anderson’s partner for more than a decade. Gomo died in December.

BELLINGHAM Bellingham Town Clerk 10 Mechanic St.
Gateway Liquors 3 Mechanic St.
BOSTON Boston Red Dog Pet Resort & Spa 274 Southampton St.
BOSTON Skipton Pet Center 274 Southampton St.
BROCKTON J.M. Pet Resort 1014 Pearl St.
FALL RIVER Fall River Animal Hospital 33 18th St.

FRANKLIN Franklin Vet Clinic 430 East Central St.
FRANKLIN Vet Med Premium Pet Food & Supplies 359 West Central St.
HADLEY Dave’s Soda & Pet Food City 335 Russell St., Rte. 9
HULL Sunshine Pet Parlor 813 Nantasket Ave.
HYANNIS Regency Police Supply 11 Enterprise Rd.
LAKEVILLE Pet Food Shoppe 6 Harding St.
MIDDLEBORO The Pet Salon 122 East Grove St.
NEW BEDFORD Dartmouth Dental 1318 Ashley Blvd.
NORTH ADAMS Greylock Animal Hospital 1028 State Rd.
NORTH DARTMOUTH Dartmouth Dental 343 State Rd.
NORTHAMPTON Dave’s Soda & Pet Food City 142 North King St.
RAYNHAM Physical Therapy & Fitness 675 Paramount Dr. Suite 103,
SOUTH EASTON PopTops Sportswear Easton Ind. Park,10 Plymouth Dr.
SPRINGFIELD Dave’s Soda & Pet Food City 1330 Carew St.
WARE Dave’s Soda & Pet Food City 140 West St.


You can also purchase the calendar online