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 March. It might be cold outside, but that shouldn’t keep you from having fun. From dog shows, to adoption events, to fundraisers, March is busy and the fur is flying!
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 – March 2013
2nd Annual Sit. Stay, Sip Save A Life
An evening of wine tasting, food from local restaurants, and great music that benefits the Seminole County Animal Service. There will also be a raffle and silent auction. Purchase your tickets early.
Pet Saver First Aid and CPR Class
This is a day long workshop that will cover topics of restraining and muzzling your dog, canine and feline CPR, choking, bleeding, and shock among other topics. There will also be lectures on insect bites, snakebites, and caring for your senior pet. Register early.
Pups on the Patio
Come on by for some food, drink, and a really fun hangout. It’s free and down on Ruby Street between the ALS Landing and O’Keefe’s. There will be some items for sale and all proceeds go to benefit local rescues.
Adoption Event hosted at Unleashed by Petco
Thinking of adding some more love to your home? Head down to Unleashed and see the beautiful dogs and cats available for adoption. Also, might be time to buy a new toy or bed for your current buddy.
3rd Annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest
The 3rd Annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest is going to be awesome. Over 50 English Bulldogs compete for the title along with 4 other awards such as Best Costume, Best Tail Wag, Smiler, and Unique Personality. Registration closes on March 8. Bring your camera.
St. Pawtrick’s Day Pet Parade
Pop a green hat on your pup and join in the parade. You’ll meet behind the Smalltown Bank downtown and march to the courthouse. Once there, prizes and give aways will be presented to dogs with the best costume, most unique outfit, and largest and smallest pup. This should be a very cute event. If you aren’t participating, come watch the pups and their proud owners show off their wardrobes.
6th Annual Bowling for Hope
Bowling for Hope is a tournament for bowlers who want to play a few games and do it for a good cause. There will be a raffle, silent auction, and an appearance by one of the Hope for Horses’ horses. Even if you aren’t going to bowl, come on down and hang out. Proceeds benefit the Hope for Horses organization.
Dogs on the Lawn
This is an event for art lovers and their furry buddies. There will be paw painting, watch these canines express their inner artists, and photography opportunities to capture the moment. It’s a great family event to head out to and will be a lot of fun.