Upcoming Pet and Animal Events in Oregon and Southern Washington

Doggie Dive 2009

Lakeshore Athletic Club

Vancouver, Washington

September 26, 2009

This is the third annual Doggie Dive, held at a sports club. It costs $10 to enter your dog. No humans will be allowed in the pool. There will be a team of Humane Society Volunteers ready if anything happens. It will go from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM. There will also be a microchip clinic, where you can microchip your pet for $25!


Lucky Lab Brew Pub

Portland, Oregon

September 26, 2009

If you are a beer drinker and your dog needs a bath, this is the perfect event. It is hosted by a bar in the Hawthorne district, and will be held from 11:00 AM-5:00 PM. There will be many artisan crafted beers on tap, and there will be live music and entertainment. It is a suggested $5 donation to have your dog washed. Sounds like a crazy party!

Responsible Dog Owner Day


Beaverton, Oregon

September 26, 2009

Petco will host a celebration of the American Kennel Club’s birthday. There will be educational materials, demos, adoptions, games, contests and all sorts of other festivities. It will go on from 11:00 AM-4:00 PM.

Portland Great Dane Community

Teddy Bear Parade

Gresham, Oregon

September 26, 2009

This parade will begin at 10:00 AM and start at 5th and Miller in downtown Gresham. Expect to several Great Danes participating in this 27th annual event.

Paws and Purrsonality: Salem Friends of Felines’ Fundraising Dinner

Keizer Renaissance Inn

Salem, Oregon

September 26, 2009

Salem Friends of Felines will host this fourth annual event which costs $50. It will also have a silent and live auction, which includes trips to Disneyland and Cancun. For dinner, you can have a meat or vegetarian option.

Spot Mutt Mixer

Hotel Monaco

Portland, Oregon

October 1, 2009

This hotel will host a wonderful party for free, beginning at 5:00 PM, as part of Portland’s First Thursday. There will be complimentary beer, wine and cocktails, goodie bags and giveaways, as well as shopping for good causes. Also a costume contest, so dress your dog!ocelot

Back to the 50s Big Cat Bash: Wildcat Haven

Melody Ballroom

Portland, Oregon

October 10, 2009

Wildcat Haven will host this event for $60 a ticket, which is their sixth annual fundraiser. It will include dinner and a live and silent auction with prizes of a Safari Photo Trip and Trip to South Africa. This party goes from 6:00 PM-10:00 PM.

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