I love to spotlight events coming up that help our furred companions! If you are part of an organization (or just know about one) that is sponsoring an event to benefit dogs and cats in some way; to raise awareness, to raise money, an adoption even, let me know and I will be happy to post it here!

Here’s Some Great Upcoming Events!

Pet Awareness Day Planned for May 5Midwest, OKIn recognition of Pet Awareness Day, the Animal Best Friends Foundation will hold an event at Lions Park on May 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Foundation public information officer Wayne Adair said veterinarians will be at the park and a pet trainer from PetSmart will be demonstrating how to train and control pets.

“This is to educate and provide information for pet owners on health, nutrition and training and just the joy of pet ownership,” Adair said.

He also said those who attend are encouraged to bring their animals. (From The Sun – 4/30/07 – For the full story Click here)

Barks! On the Boards!!Ocean City, NJ – Saturday, May 26 – This is an annual event sponsored to raise funds for The Humane Society of Ocean City, a private, non-profit (501c) organization located in Ocean City, New Jersey. HSOC operates a truly “No-Kill” Animal Shelter; a low-cost spay/neuter clinic; and a humane educational center. For more about this event, please Click here!

Walk of FameSan Diego, CA – May 5 – Each year more than 3,000 pet lovers and their animal companions flock to the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA’s Walk for Animals for fun in the sun and to raise money for animals in need. This fun and festive pledge walk features live music, refreshments, a pancake breakfast and vendor village, complete with a number of animal-related information booths. For more information Click here!

Super Adoption 2007 Fresno, CA – Saturday, May 12 – More than a dozen wonderful groups and organizations will be offering over 450 fur-companions for adoption. There will be entertainment, food and vendors as well as great information and of course bunches and bunches of adorable, wonderful, loving cat and dogs, puppies and kittens!! For more information as well as driving instructions Click here!

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