Pet Events in May in the USA

May 2, 2016
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There are so many cool events for you and your pets to head to and meet others who love their pets just like you this upcoming May. It was a long winter, it’s time to play!

Check out the events listed and if you’re not near any of these, check with your local humane society and newspaper for local pet events.

With so many pet events across the country, this list can’t be quite comprehensive – at least not without your help. Is your pet event, or one in your area, missing from our list? Please help us update this list to keep it current by leaving the information in a comment below!

Pet Events in the USA – May 2016

Cinco de Mayo Dog Fiesta

When: May 5, 2016 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: 31 2nd Ave NY, NY
Admission: $15 per dog
More information: Tickets
Hotels in Sherman Oaks

Come and enjoy a play hour. Meet other dog lovers and find a furry BFF for your furry BFF. Call to reserve a spot as it is expected to fill up fast!

Doggie Dash 2104

When: May 14, 2016 8am to 5pm
Where: Tom McCall Waterfront Sw Naito Parkway and SW Pine St. Portland, OR
Admission: Free to watch, Registration $35
More information: Oregon Humane Society
Hotels in Portland

Join thousands of your friends on May 14th to walk, run, eat, drink, and have fun with your furry friend. It’s the 27th annual OHS Doggie Dash. Come with or without a dog! There will be vendors on site with great pet products, food carts, music, and lots of fun. After the walk/run, enter your pup in one of the costume contests and help raise over $600,00 for pets who need forever homes and TLC.

Paint a Pet

When: May 14, 2016 2pm to 4pm
Where: 4246 Turner Rd SE, Salem, OR
Admission: $40
More information: Facebook Event Page
Hotels in near Salem

Bring a photo of your pet and the artists will help you paint a picture of your canine on a 9×12 canvas. There is no experience necessary. If you’re under 12, parental supervision is required. All the proceeds raised will go to the Willamette Humane Society.

5K and Pet Expo

When: May 21, 2016 9am to 3pm
Where: Arlington Ave and W 1st, Reno, NV
Admission: Varies
More information: Registration
Hotels in Reno

Come to this fund raising event and participate in the 5K jog/run. Also stick around for the whole day. There will be vendors on site for you to do some shopping, a beauty pageant and much more.

Low Cost Vaccine Clinic

When: May 29, 2016 1pm to 2pm
Where: 5700 100th St SW, Lakewood, WA
Admission: Free
More information: 253-984-6903
Hotels in Lakewood

Need to get your pet vaccinated? The Vetco at Petco offers low cost vaccine packages. Many of them are under $70. Some shots are only $10. So head on down and get your dog or cat updated today!


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