To find out about ongoing adoption events, visit the shelters and rescues individual websites.
NATIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS MONTH
Led by FEMA’s Ready Campaign, Citizen Corps and The Advertising Council, this effort encourages individuals, families, businesses and communities to work together and take action to prepare for emergencies.
RUNNING OF THE WIENERS Fri., Sept. 15 - 10:00am - 1:30pm Downtown "Zinzinnati", between Second Street and Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH, US The Running of the Wieners is the annual kickoff to Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati! Each dachshund, outfitted in their provided hot dog bun costume, will run approximately 75 feet in heats of ten to their owners at the opposite end. The winner of each heat will compete in a final race to determine the winning wiener dog! Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners! The cost for participating wieners is $25 (includes all race competition gear including hot dog bun costume and owner t-shirt. A portion of the proceeds will also be donated to a dachshund rescue charity.) Admission is Spectators: Free, Participants: $25 includes all race competition gear including hot dog bun costume. Visit: www.oktoberfestzinzinnati.com/runningwieners Email: Call: 513-579-3197
WINE & WAGS! A BENEFIT FOR BROWN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER Sat., Sept. 16 - 5-9pm HYDE PARK ROSE & REMINGTON 3764 Paxton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45209 6pm Wine Tasting Kickoff 25% of all sales from 5pm-9pm go directly to Brown County Animal Shelter! Wine Tasting! Admission = 1 bottle of wine to be shared, and you will receive 5 wine tasting tickets. You do not have to participate in the Wine Tasting! You are able to simply shop if you are so inclined! Lots of door prizes, raffles including a “Kate Spade Purse Raffle”, the “Great Dane Major Raffle”, the “Poodle Picks a Prize Raffle” along with swag bags for the first 50 people. What is better, than shopping and wine, with some friends! Best of all, the more you spend, the more you help support the abused, neglected and unwanted animals of Brown County please Check Facebook for Details or contact Beth at firstname.lastname@example.org or 513-503-1006
HOGS & DOGS MOTORCYCLE RIDE Sun., Sept. 17 - 11:00am - 6:00pm Fifty West Brewing Company, 7668 Wooster Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45227, USA We are a Motorcycle Club organization in Cincinnati in which we have combined the love for Motorcycles and dogs, with an emphasis on Pitbulls together. We Organize rides & bike/car shows to raise money for multiple purposes in an effort to help as many dogs as possible. We have an upcoming ride called Hogs & Dogs September 17th that we are trying to get the word out for. Queen City bulldog rescue, Cincinnati pit crew, Adopt-a-pit rescue, Pet Cakes, & PetValu have already confirmed to be with us as vendors this day selling merchandise to help their respected organizations, and also will be there to help get their dogs adopted out. Feel free to like and share our Facebook page & ride event. Thanks!
MUSTACHE DASH 5K Sun., Sept. 17 - 8:30am-12:30pm, race start is at 9:30am Lunken Playfield, 4750 Playfield Lane Cincinnati, Ohio 45226 Hosted by: United Pet Fund
Bring your ‘mutt’ and your ‘stache’, and DASH/WALK for a cause! Register now for the United Pet Fund’s inaugural 5K, the Muttstache Dash, a race/walk to support UPF and benefit local animal shelters, rescues and animal care groups in need with resources as they support, house and care for animals until they find their forever homes.
There will be prizes for best 'stache' for both pets and humans!
BARK IN THE PARK Thurs. Sept. 21 - 7:10pm Great American Ball Park, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH, US, 45202-4109 Take Fido out to the ball game! Fido is also welcome to join the pregame pet parade on the track surrounding the field! Parade will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m. Browse the pet expo and see dogs available for adoption from the SPCA Cincinnati in the Dog Zone. Have your photo taken with your dog in front of a special Reds backdrop! Number dogs cannot exceed number of human tickets. Please visit the website for further information. Admission is $30/human; $20/dog. Visit: http://m.mlb.com/reds/tickets/info/bark Email: Call: 513-765-7000
PET JAM 2017 Sat. Sept. 30 - 2-10pm Grailville, 932 O’Bannonville Rd. Loveland, OH Hosted by: The League for Animal Welfare
Join us for the inaugural Pet Jam fundraiser! Our family/pet-friendly event will feature live music from local bands, food trucks and craft beer. Explore a vendor village with local businesses, partake in some fun activities in our family zone, and, of course, meet the League’s adoptable cats and dogs! Everyone is welcome – adults, kids, and well-behaved, fully-vaccinated pets. Visit: https://www.lfaw.org/events/pet-jam-3/ Email: Call:
DOGFEST WALK 'N ROLL CINCINNATI Sun. Oct. 8 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm Voice of America Park, 7850 VOA Park Dr, West Chester, OH, US, 45069 Bring Fido and get ready to have a tail-waggin' good time! A day filled with activities, music and chances to bid on exciting prizes. Bring your family and your dogs to meet the volunteers and graduates in the Cincinnati area. Earn an EARLY Fundraising Gift! Anyone who registers and raises $125 or more by September 8th will receive a commemorative DogFest t-shirt on event day! Qualify for the Fundraising Recognition Program by raising at least $250 and receive a special DogFest gift! Activities include: • Tattoos and face painting • DJ music • Raffles • Halloween Costume Contest • Photo Opportunities Visit: http://support.cci.org/site/TR?fr_id=1386&pg=informational&type=fr_informational&sid=1020 Email: email@example.com Call:
PAW JOGGERS RESCUE RUN Sun. Oct. 15, 2017 Sharon Woods Park, 11450 Lebanon Rd Sharonville, Ohio 45241 Hooray! We’ll be celebrating the Fifth Annual Paw Joggers Rescue Run Sunday October 15, 2017. 5K and 2K registration now open!
BARK & BREW AT THE BARN Sat. Oct. 21 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm Centennial Barn, 110 Compton Rd, Cincinnati, OH, US, 45215 Mark your calendars for Bark & Brew at the Barn! This dog friendly event will be held from 12pm to 5pm on October 21, 2017 at Centennial Barn in Cincinnati, OH, US. Admission is FREE. This one day event features an individual Pet Blessing, dog contests, craft beer, a dog obstacle course, dog demos, and dog vendors. Visit: www.franciscanministriesinc.org Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Call: 513-761-1697
HOWL' OWEEN POOCH PARADE Sat. Oct. 21 - 3:00pm Downtown Lebanon, 17 Broadway St, Lebanon, OH The Howl' oween Pooch Parade is a dog gone good time for the whole family- putting our furring friends in the spotlight! Costume contest, pet booths, raffles, rescues, shopping and of course the Howl'oween Pooch Parade around the downtown! Visit: www.mainstreetlebanon.org Email: Call:
Join us for local live entertainment, regional food trucks, craft beer, local vendors, and trick or treat for kids AND dogs! Dress up your dog! Visit: Email: email@example.com Call:
FUR THE LOVE OF PAWS CHARITY AUCTION Sat., Nov. 4th - 6-10pm Shaker Run Golf Course, 1320 Golf Club Dr, Lebanon, OH 45036 Hosted by: PAWS Adoption Center
Join us for an evening of fun. This year's auction will be on Saturday, November 4th, from 6 - 10pm at Shaker Run Golf Course. There will be a LIVE Auction, Silent Auction, VISA raffle, Heads vs. Tails, Wagnolia Tree plus many more. Dinner/Dessert/Wine and Beer is included in the ticket price of $65.00 per person or $475.00 for a table of 8. Tickets will go on sale September 1, so check PAWS website or call PAWS to charge your ticket(s). If you have any questions, please call or email her at Visit: http://www.pawsadoptioncenter.org/home/auction Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Call: Gail Corrill at 513-435-4557
PETCASSO 2017 Sat. Nov. 18 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm The Center, 115 East Fifth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202 Hosted by: Pets in Need of Greater Cincinnati
The Petcasso auction will prominently feature Painted Pets - dog and cat forms transformed into one-of-a-kind works of art by professional artists (just think "Big Pig Gig" on a smaller scale). The finished pieces will be on display at the Cincinnati Art Museum and other venues around the city, prior to being displayed at the Petcasso event. If you would like to participate as one of the 2017 artists, please review the application and details. Visit: www.pincincinnati.org/petcasso2017 Email: info@PINCincinnati.org Call: 513-761-PETS (7387)
AAF CHARITY AUCTION Sat. March 3rd Receptions, Fairfield Hosted by: Animal Adoption Foundation
Save the date for our biggest fundraiser of the year! We encourage business owners to sponsor a table. Discounted early bird tickets will be on sale in December. They make a great gift for the dog and cat lovers in your life! Visit: www.aafpets.org Email: Call: