What are your plans for the week ahead? Tampa Bay is not a boring place to live – especially for the volunteers at the many local animal rescue organizations. What will you do?
Tues, Jan 10th, 6-8PM Paws for Networking at the Humane Society of Pinellas, 3040 State Road 590, Clearwater, FL 33759 ((727) 797-7722 (Map). Take time out of your busy schedule to network. Meet likeminded people, cuddle with the kitties, and pet the pooches. Attend the first meeting and plan on future monthly meetings at various hot spots in the bay area. Wine and cheese offered. For more information, call Andrea Campagna, 727-797-7722 or email.
Fri, Jan 13th 6:30pm to 8:30 Wesley Chapel PetSmart Meet and Greet (Map) in the Grove Shopping Center. Do not let Friday the 13th stop you from adopting a beautiful Lab from District 8 Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida.
Fri, Jan 13th, 8 to 8 PM Date Night with you Dog! Join the Humane Society of Pinellas at City Park in Safety Harbor. Dogs and their families will spend a night out of dog races, crafts, animal trick contests, a vendor scavenger hunt, and photo booth and more!
Sat, Jan 14th, 8 AM to 6 PM (lunch provided) FL State Animal Response Coalition (FL SARC) Awareness Level Sheltering Training, sponsored by Cat Depot, 2542 17th Street, Sarasota, FL 34234 (941 366-2404 (Map) in the Education Center on 2nd Floor. Awareness Level Sheltering training is the foundation course required to assist with caring for sheltered animals during a disaster.Please note that the training is FREE with limited seating. If you are interested in registering, please go to FLSARC Training to complete your registration.
Sat, Jan 14th, 3 PM – 6 PM the Animal Coalition of Tampa, Inc. Odessa, Florida, (813) 250-3900, invites you the the Cutest Pirate Dog Contest from Gaspars Grotto in Tampa (map) and the Krewe of Alegria! Registration is from 3 PM to 4 PM. Judging is from 4 PM to 5 PM, $10 per pet to enter. Go to cutest pirate dog eventbrite for tickets. Tickets go off sale on January 13th.
Sat, Jan 14th, Greyhound Pets Of America, Tampa Bay, (727) 595-7852 Get acquainted on Saturday! 11:00am Port Richey Meet & Greet – Port Richey PetCo (Map) 9638 US-19, Port Richey, FL 34668, Cross streets between Butch St and Embassy Blvd. (727) 847-9140 or 12:00pm Gateway Meet & Greet – PetSmart NE St Petersburg, (Map) 7777 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr St N, at the Gateway Mall (727) 577-9935
Sat, Jan 14th, 1 PM-5 PM 2nd Annual Tampa Bay Society Chili Salsa Cook-Off, at East Lake Woodlands Country Club. (Map) Put a team together and show them how it’s done! A portion of the proceeds goes to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. For more information and to register your team click here.
Sat, Jan 14th, ,Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida (LRRoF) 11 AM to 3 PM Offsite Adoption Event at Pet Supplies Plus 9143 Little Rd, New Port Richey
Sat, Jan 14th, Viva Las Vegas…on Bikes, the North Pinellas Pub Riders will hold a 50/50 poker run with 50% of the proceeds benefiting the animals at Suncoast Animal League, Palm Harbor, FL Elvis, showgirls, bikes and pubs- sounds like a lot of fun. Stop 1 The Zone Lounge (Map), Stop 2 Sawgrass Tiki Bar, Stop 3 Lagerheadz Stop 4 Neptunes Lounge, Stop 5 The Elks Lodge.View the event info onFacebook.
Enjoy your week, and please feel free to comment on any events you attended.