The new year belongs to dogs! There are plenty of fun events to go to with your family that are aimed to help educate and provide fun for you and your furry buddy. If you are wondering what to do, check out some of these pet friendly events. If you’re not near any of these cities, check with your local humane society to see if there’s something happening in your town that your whole family can head to and spend a day having fun, eating some good food, and wearing out your pup!
Camp Bow Wow is hosting a Yappy Hour on January 22 from 2pm to 3pm in Bedford Heights, Ohio at 23380 Aurora Road and admission is free. There will be a talk from Dr. Banta, a veterinarian, about health issues for your dog. The topic’s focus is winter pet care with a question and answer section that will follow. It’s free but call to make a reservation because space is limited. If your dog is enrolled in Camp Bow Wow feel free to bring him! For more information call 440-786-3647.
If you’re in Westminster, Colorado and haven’t had a chance to update your cat or dog’s vaccines and haven’t microchipped him, here’s your chance. On January 22 from 12pm to 3pm the Foothills Animal Shelter will be offering low-cost vaccines, microchips, and dog licenses. You don’t need to make an appointment but please keep in mind that they only accept checks and cash. The event will be held at Murdoch’s at 9150 Wadsworth Blvd. Most of the vaccines will cost about $15 and the microchip will be about $35. For more information please call 303-278-7575.
The 11th Annual World of Pets Expo is being held on January 27 to January 29 in Timonium, Maryland. There will be hundreds of pet products for sale, businesses with booths set up to show you what they do, who they are, and how they care for pets, and plenty of interactive exhibits. Seminars will be scheduled throughout the whole weekend for you to attend and you’ll be able to see some demonstrations by trainers and dogs. For your kids, there is a petting zoo, face painting, and plenty of places to hang out and get some good food. Parking is free and there will be cats, dogs, birds, fish, and reptiles for you to see and learn about. For more information call 800-882-9894.
Photo courtesy of Camp Bow Wow