Those living in or headed down to the Sunshine State within the next few weeks should certainly make some time for the fun dog and family events. Whether people and their pooches are looking for happy hours, charity events, park parties or adopting new friends, plenty of opportunities are available.
Bal Harbour, Florida
This Yappy Hour will be at the Bal Harbour shops from 6:00-8:00 PM. It will cost $30, and this entitles participants to food and two drinks. This Yappy Hour is meant to benefit the Humane Society of Greater Miami. Leashed dogs are welcome, but their owners must RSVP by calling 305-749-1842.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Yappy Hour will occur on the Pool Deck of Shooters from 4:00-7:00 PM, and will feature drink specials and raffle prizes. It is intended to benefit No Paw Left Behind. An $8 ticket is good for one complimentary drink, as well as one treat for the dogs.
Party in the Park
Laishley Park Marina
Punta Gorda, Florida
Party in the Park will take place from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM, and it is a donation of $5 per family or $3 per person. A variety of activities will be presented, such as micro chipping, a silent auction, contests, an obstacle course, pet portraits, demonstrations, exhibits and vendors.
Lost Angels Adoptions
Woof Gang Bakery Lutz
The Lost Angels Adoptions will be set up at the Woof Gang Bakery from 11:00 AM-3:00 PM, and they will have canines looking for a new home. Dogs will receive a free treat!
Canine Cancer Awareness Pet Fair
Doctor’s Dog Park
This pet fair will be a free event from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM. There will be a pet contest, dog pictures with Santa, vendors, demonstrations, veterinarians and more.
Canine Cancer Walk
Coconut Creek, Florida
The Canine Cancer Walk will begin with registration at 9:30 AM; vendors will also open at this time. The walk itself will take off at 10:30 AM, and walkers have the option of going on the short walk for .75 miles or the long walk for 1.75 miles. Some speakers will give speeches at 11:30 AM, after the walk. To participiate, it will cost $30 for adults and $15 for children 10-17, or free for children below 10 (prices increase if you register after November 21).