Upcoming Pet Events in Florida

Floridians and vacationers should take a look at all the pet events going on in July. A new pet shelter is opening, and there will also be some dog washing events and birthday parties.

Bark for Life

America’s Backyard

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

July 8

Bark for Life will go on from 5:00-9:00 PM. Admission is $20, and that includes two complimentary drinks, plus a chance to win $100 of pet prizes. It will also feature an array of vendors and activities. Citizens for Pets in Condos will have a table at this event.

Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening

Florida Humane Society

Pompano Beach, Florida

July 9, 10, 11

This Ribbon-Cutting event will start off the opening of the new animal shelter, the Florida Humane Society, on July 9, from 3:00-5:00 PM. The Grand Opening of this shelter will then take place on the 10th and 11th. People can come from 12:00-4:00 PM, so they can tour the new facilities and take a look at the pets that need homes.

Dog Wash

Leon County Humane Society

Tallahassee, Florida

July 10

The Leon County Humane Society will put on a fundraising dog wash to raise money for the shelter. Volunteers will be washing dogs from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM, and it costs $8 per dog.

Mama Weenie & Pixie’s Pupparazzi Pawty

Barkers Pet Resort

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

July 11

This birthday party will happen from 2:00-4:00 PM, and costs $5 to enter. People are encouraged to dress their dogs up as celebrities so they can take pictures of them in front of the crazy backdrops and frames! People can bring gifts and donations to help out Get A Life Pet Rescue. All well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome to come celebrate, and there are indoor and outdoor play rooms, as well as treats and games available.

Suds on Sunday

Dunedin Brewery

Dunedin, Florida

July 11

The Dunedin Doggie Rescue will be at this pub doing a dog wash from 12:00-5:00 PM. It will feature dog washing, ear washing and nail trimming, and leashed dogs may go anywhere in the parking lot or on the patio. There will also be live music, treats and vendors. The dog washes cost according to the size of the dog.

Dog Gone Good Time

Sandoval Banking Office

Cape Coral, Florida

July 16

The Dog Gone Good Time will be a lunch for people and dogs, sponsored by the Florida Gulf Bank. There will be complimentary food for humans and treats for dogs, from 11:30 AM-2:30 PM. People can donate food here to the Animal Refuge Center. To register for this event, you must call: 239-433-6000.

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  1. Pensacola, Florida: October 6, 2012 ( old downtown Pensacola area at south end of Palafox St)
    BARKTOBERFEST : Dogs and owners of all types roam the whole Sevielle Square area (about 5 square blocks) in costumes or not. Plenty of eating places. Thousands of people with their dogs. Dog exhibits of training, equipment, etc, etc. Costume judging, funniest dog judging, etc along those lines. Open 9am to 4pm. Lots of fun.