Upcoming Pet Events in New Jersey

Lots of fun cat and dog-related events are occurring in New Jersey the first few weeks in June 2010. They include festivals, walks, kitten showers, restaurant benefits and more family fun!

BarkFest 2010

Upton Pyne Estate

Bernardsville, New Jersey

June 6

BarkFest 2010 will be sponsored by St Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center. It will go on Sunday from 11:00 AM-3:00 PM, rain or shine. There will be a dog walk and outdoor festival going on, as well as cats and dogs up for adoption. The festival will have live music, shopping, disc playing, dog massages, dog games, kid games, food, animal communicators, contests, prizes, a grooming station, giveaways, free iced coffee and free wagon rides.

If you register for this event before June 3, this event is $15 per adult, $5 per dog, and free for children under 12. After June 3, it is $20 per adult and $5 per dog.

Fundraiser Event


Jersey City, New Jersey

June 5

The Liberty Humane Society is holding a benefit at the restaurant and gallery, LITM (Love is the Message), from 5:00-8:00 PM. There is a minimum $10 donation cover, and there will be $1 raffle tickets for sale. It is a chance to eat some food and meet people in the community.

Responsible Pit Bull Ownership

City Hall

Jersey City, New Jersey

June 8

This presentation will cover how to be a responsible Pit Bull owner, and will go on from 6:30-8:00 PM. It will go over many topics regarding the breed, including its history, myths, temperament, behavior, education, owner responsibility and breed issues. This session is a suggested $10 donation, and you can reserve a spot by emailing: [email protected]

Kitten Shower

First Federated Church

Bayonne, New Jersey

June 10

This kitten shower is sponsored by the Hudson County Animal League, and will start at 7:00 PM. It is the start of kitten season at the shelter (and all shelters), so appreciated donations include litter, kitten formula, food and money. For more details, contact Maureen at 201 424-5405.

Doggone Purrfect Gold Classic

Ballyowen Golf Course

Hamburg, New Jersey

June 17

This day-long event will start at 11:00 AM with registration, and then wrap up around 8:00 PM. Individual golfers are $200, and foursomes start at $650. It will feature the 18-hole course, as well as prizes, lunch and dinner.

Summer Blast Off

Patsy’s Pet Shop

Totowa, New Jersey

June 19

This store’s blast-off will go on from 11:00 AM-4:00 PM, and will feature pet adoptions, free samples, product information and store discounts.

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