• Pups 'n' Trucks
    Have a fun Fall Friday night at Pittsburgh Food Park and Grist House Brewing! The fun begins at Pittsburgh Food Park from 5 to 7 p.m., then continues from 7 to 9 p.m. at Grist House Brewing for the after-pawty. Doggie treats! Live music! Doggie costume contest! Local craft beer! Food trucks! General admission is FREE! $10 costume contest entry benefits White Oak Animal Safe Haven and Shelters Helpers. $25 VIP admission gets you: Contest entry Free dinner from food truck of your choice One free beer at Food Park One free beer at Grist House $1 off drafts at Food Park and Grist House from 5 to 9 p.m. (wristband) Goodie bag from Camp Bow Wow Ticket link coming soon!

    Pittsburgh Food Truck Park

    1923 River Front Dr · Millvale, pa

  • “Paws” at the Library: Therapets Dog Visit
    “Paws” at the Library: Therapets Dog Visit Pets are a prescription for lives better lived. Evidence supports the benefits of interactions with animals, including decreased blood pressure, reduced stress and accelerated recovery rates from injuries. So take a “paws” from your studies or life in general and cuddle a therapet! Themed books and activities are provided. All ages welcome.

    CLP – Downtown & Business

    612 Smithfield Street Pittsburgh 15222 · Pittsburgh, PA

  • Dogtoberfest
    DogtoberFEST 2018  DogtoberFEST is CARMAA’s premier animal adoption event. This celebration of adoption has been held the first weekend of October since 2010! Through DogtoberFEST, CARMAA promotes our goal of educating the public about the number of resources that are available for adopting a companion animal. DogtoberFEST is an outdoor festival and showcase for the many healthy and adoptable animals that are waiting for homes at more than 100 rescues and shelters in the Western Pennsylvania region. And, our event also helps to bring animal rescues and shelters together for one day as a collective community of compassionate people, advocating every day for homeless animals. Working together, these organizations will educate our DogtoberFEST attendees on the benefits of adopting a pet instead of buying an animal through a newspaper ad or pet store. Come meet your new best friend at DogtoberFEST! DATE: Oct 6, 2018 TIME: 11:00 pm – 3:00 pm LOCATION: The Waterfront, 149 WBridge St, Homestead, Pa. 15120 We will have close to 100 vendors, rescues & shelters. We will have a dogenrichment trail and an Art Show featuring artists from the North Hills Art Center! And don’t forget our pet costume contest! We will be giving away $500 in prizes! This is a free event and dog friendly if your dog is well behaved. We just ask to please leave the retractable leashes at home!

    Homestead Waterfront

    W Waterfront Drive · Homestead, PA

  • Tails On The Trails
     Saturday, September 22, 2018 – "Tails on the Trails" Dog Walk It's time for Animal Protectors' 9th Annual Tails on the Trails Dog Walk! We hope you'll join us on Saturday, September 22, from 10 am to 2 pm for a great day of frolicking and fun in the fresh air. Schedule of events: * 10:00 am - Sign-in and registration * 11:00 am - Blessing of the Pets * 11:10 am - One-mile walk * 12:00 pm - Food and drinks * 12:30 pm - Activities with your dog * 1:00 pm - Games and prizes $35 for walk-ins on the day of the event. The registration fee includes registration for one dog, a gift bag, one free Chinese auction ticket and a Tails on the Trails t-shirt. However, we can't guarantee t-shirts for walk-in registrants. This event is rain or shine - we hope to see you there! If you have any questions, please contact Jeanne Lessig at the phone number or email address below. Animal Protectors of Allegheny Valley [masked][masked] Harrison Hills Park, Natrona Heights Sponsored by Trib Total Media You can Print Out Your Registration Form Here

    Harrison Hills County Park

    Freeport Road · Natrona Heights, PA

  • CANCELLING OUR DOG GROUP DUE TO HEAT! Crafton Celebrates Parade
    The parade is still happening. However, after consulting two veterinarians, I have serious concerns about dogs going down with heatstroke due to being out in the heat with no shade for two hours while walking the one mile parade route. I am also concerned about paw pad injuries from the hot pavement. Thus, I am pulling our dog group from participation in the parade. You are free to still take your dog to spectate. You will then have control of how long your pet is outdoors and can leave at any time. • What we'll do Walk with your fellow dog owners and their dogs in the 2018 Crafton Celebrates Parade. The parade kicks off five days of fun in Crafton. Line-up for the parade begins at 1:00 p.m. -- 1:30 p.m., and the parade begins at 2:00 p.m. We have an 8 foot wide banner identifying our group, which we will need three or four people to carry. We can also choose to dress in similar colors, to make our group look really sharp -- patriotic outfits would be awesome, since July 4 is right around the corner! It would also be lots of fun to plan something that we can toss to the parade watchers -- candy, tchotchkes -- to make our group really stand out. If you're willing to help with signage, vehicle(s), colors we should wear, or toss-outs, please indicate this in the discussion section of this Meetup event. For the sake of simplicity, to make a bigger impact, and to avoid buying three banners (one cost me $90, so I'm only supplying one LOL), we will be gathering three dog Meetup groups together. If you have any concerns for your smaller dogs walking with larger dogs, or vice versa, we can line up so small dogs can all walk together, and giant dogs can stick together. • What to bring Our dogs! Dressed up, if possible! Water for your dogs. Weather will be warm! I will strongly discourage Flexi-Leads and retractable leashes. Walking in a tight group, these leashes tend to create a safety issue. Instead, let's all shoot for using 4- or 6-foot leashes for our dogs. If your dog is elderly or less ambulatory, it's also completely acceptable and pretty cute to put your dog in a wagon and pull your dog along in the group.

    Crafton Park

    Steuben Street in Crafton · Pittsburgh, PA

  • Bark Shadyside 2018
    Sixth annual Bark Shadyside Pup Walk will have vendors and giveaways starting at 9 a.m. The one-mile walk begins at 10 a.m. All registered dogs receive a Bark Shadyside bandana and goodie bag. Sign up here: https://humaneanimalrescue.thundertix.com/events/124973 Vendors will remain set up in the Liberty School lot until 2 p.m., so you will have plenty of time to browse following the walk. In addition to the Pup Walk, the Great Shadyside Yard Sale and the Neighborhood Flea will be set up in Shadyside that day. All walk proceeds benefit Humane Animal Rescue. Sign up here: www.thundertix.com/events/124973 Your RSVP here does not sign you up for the Pup Walk. Click the sign up link above to register.

    Liberty School Parking Lot

    601 Filbert St · Pittsburgh, PA

  • Paws at the Library: Therapets Dog Visit
    Paws at the Library: Therapets Dog Visit Pets are a prescription for lives better lived. Evidence supports the benefits of interactions with animals, including decreased blood pressure, reduced stress and accelerated recovery rates from injuries. So take a “paws” from your studies, taxes, or life in general and cuddle a therapet! All ages welcome.

    CLP – Downtown & Business

    612 Smithfield Street Pittsburgh 15222 · Pittsburgh, PA

  • Pet Helpers' Bark In The Park

    University High School

    131 Bakers Ridge Road · Morgantown

  • Meetup/Social at Sunny Jim's! Sat Feb 17th 6pm-9pm!
    • What we'll do We do a monthly meetup and we post to 8 Meetups and 3 FB Events... THIS IS YOUR INVITE. This Happy Hour and next are posted below, rsvp there.... Sadly this happy hour won't be dog friendly but one of these days we'll try to get one at Doublewide grill in Southside. Monthly Multi-meetup Happy Hour at Sunny Jims Sat Feb 17rd 6pm-9pm 255 Camp Horne Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15202 Saturday SPECIALS- $2.50 Yuengling Bottles / Slow Smoked Brisket Dinner with 2 sides only $13.99 CROSS-POSTED EVENT on Multiple Meetup & Facebook, so more showing up than just rsvp'd here okay to invite friends! Look for a Table with a MEETUP SIGN. FAVOR: PLEASE RSVP, it helps us with the Bar to help them if they need extra servers or bartenders! NEXT 4 MEETUP HAPPY HOURS! Sat Feb 3rd "Jergel's Rhythm Grill" Warrendale PA (Already Occurred, 27 people showed up). Sat Feb 17 "Sunny Jim's" Emsworth PA (MAIN MEETUP EVENT LINK) https://www.meetup.com/Pittsburgh-Social-Club/events/247266686/ Fri Mar 3rd "HOWL AT THE MOON" Downtown Pittsburgh https://www.meetup.com/Pittsburgh-Social-Club/events/247266924/ Fri Mar 16th or Mar 23rd,24th "Dorthy 6" with DJ (supplied by meetup) Date TBA once we figure out what fits... • What to bring Just show up look for meetup sign • What to bring • Important to know

    Sunny Jim's

    255 Camp Horne Rd · Pittsburgh, PA

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  • Puzzles for Pooches, Western Allegheny Library Sun Feb 11th
    Puzzles for Pooches @ Western Allegheny Library OAKDALE PA[masked] @ 3:00 Lisa Bartel is a Pet Services Provider who, in addition to physical exercise, provides pets in her care with Mental Enrichment activities. These activities break up a dog’s daily routine, giving them the opportunity to use their senses and discover. Studies show that 15 minutes of mental exercise is the equivalent of 60 minutes of physical exercise. Winter is a perfect time to try enrichment with your dog, when you may not be able to physically exercise safely outside. Come to this free workshop, which will include demonstrations of these activities and creating some easy homemade puzzles. • What to bring • Important to know Please, RSVP for this event using the link provided: http://westernalleghenylibrary.org/event/puzzles-for-pooches/

    Western Allegheny Library

    8042 Steubenville Pike · Oakdale, PA