schedule of Dog & cat events

2010-10-14T00:00:00Z 2010-10-14T12:14:09Z schedule of Dog & cat events Arizona Daily Star
October 14, 2010 12:00 am

• What: National Adopt A Shelter Dog Month (National Feral Cat Day is Saturday). Find your next best friend at one of Tucson's shelters and rescue groups.

• When: All of October.

• What: Cocktails for Canines. Includes music and art in addition to dinner. Part of proceeds benefit Humane Society of Southern Arizona.

• When: 5:30 today.

• Where: Downtown Kitchen and Cocktails, 135 S. Sixth Ave.

• Cost: $75.

• Reservations: 623-7700.

• What: Seminar on the plight of feral cats in our community and what you can do to help sponsored by Hope Animal Shelter.

• When: 2 p.m. Saturday.

• Where: The Forum at Tucson, 2500 N. Rosemont Blvd.

• What: Casa de los Gatos night at Bamboo Club, 15 percent of your purchase goes to the cats. Download flier from Donations of cat food and litter accepted.

• When: 5-9 p.m. Wednesday.

• Where: Bamboo Club Asian Bistro, 5870 E. Broadway.

• What: "Make a Difference for Cats and Dogs" volunteer project for Casa De Los Gatos.

• When: 9:30 a.m.-noon Oct 23.

• Where: 10700 E. Tanque Verde Road.

• Cost: Free. Donations of canned cat food and scoopable litter.

• What: Strut Your Mutt, a fun day for the dogs that benefits the Hope Animal Shelter. Includes pet parade, an owner/dog look alike contest and raffle prizes.

• When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 23.

• Where: The Forum at Tucson, 2500 N. Rosemont Blvd.

• Cost: $10 to enter your dog.

• What: Pawsitively Cats hosts yard sale to benefit effort to build a shelter, and help the Casa de los Gatos cats.

• When: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct. 23-24.

• Where: Near Swan Road and Glenn Street. Call for address.

• Info: 289-2747.

• What: Green Valley Country Fair and Parade. The Animal League of Green Valley will have a booth, along with adoptable animals in the parade. Dogs welcome in Halloween activities on Oct. 31.

• When: Fair is 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Oct. 29-31. Parade is 10 a.m. Oct. 30.

• Where: Green Valley Village, at the Esperanza Boulevard exit off Interstate 19.

• What: Howl-O-Ween. Fundraiser to benefit the Hope Animal Shelter includes a dog costume contest, vendors and raffle prizes.

• When: 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 30.

• Where: Omni Tucson National Golf Resort & Spa, 2727 W. Club Drive.

• Cost: Donations accepted.

• More info: 877-2331.

• What: Halloween Pet Fair. Pet costume contests with prizes. Adoptions from a local rescue group. Craftspeople will showcase pet products including dog biscuits, dog pillows and more.

• When:10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Oct. 31. • Where: Cat Mountain Station, 2740 S. Kinney Road.

• Cost: Free.

• More info: www.catmountain or 578-8795..

• What: Adopt a Senior Pet month. Seniors (age 60+) adopt an animal 6 years or older for free at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona.

• When: All November.

• What: Home for the Holidays. Sponsor an animal at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona. The animal will have a discounted adoption fee.

• When: Nov. 1-Jan. 2.

• Cost: $100 (or $75 when you sponsor two or more).

• What: Sister Seraphim Tribute Luncheon. The Hermitage Cat Shelter's tribute to founder who established Arizona's first no-kill, no-cage cat sanctuary.

• When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 6.

• Where: Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. Saint Andrews Drive.

• Cost: $25.

• RSVP: by Nov. 4: 571-7839 ext. 3

• What: Crafts & Plants to benefit Hope Animal Shelter.

• When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov.13.

• Where: Hope Animal Shelter, 2011 E. 12th St.

• What: Ride for the Animals. Indoor El Tour de Tucson. A stationary bike event where you ride by minutes not miles, with live music and other entertainment. Benefits the Humane Society of Southern Arizona and Ben's Bells.

• When: Nov. 13.

• Where: Geronimo Plaza, 820 E. University Blvd.

• More info:

• What: "Purrs of Gratitude" Wine Tasting and Silent Auction to benefit Casa de Los Gatos.

• When: 4-6 p.m. Nov. 14.

• Where: CataVinos Wine Shoppe, 3063 N. Alvernon Way.

• Cost: $20. Donations of cat food and litter accepted.

• Info: 323-3063.

• What: Sahuarita Pecan Festival. The Animal League of Green Valley will receive a portion of the festival's proceeds and have a booth.

• When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 20 - 21.

• Where: Green Valley Pecan Store, 1625 E. Sahuarita Road, Sahuarita.

• Cost: Free admission.

• What: Paws for the Holidays, featuring photos with Santa, a pet parade, raffle, wine tasting and snow. Benefits the Humane Society of Southern Arizona.

• When: 5-8 p.m. Nov. 26.

• Where: La Encantada, northwest corner of Skyline Drive and Campbell Avenue.

• More info:

• What: Pet pictures with Santa to benefit SAFE (Saving Animals From Euthanasia).

• When: First three weekends in December (times TBA).

• Where: PetSmart, 1175 W. Irvington Road.

• Cost: Packages start at $10.

• What: Border's Books fundraiser for Hope Animal Shelter. Present voucher (download at, and shelter gets a portion of proceeds.

• When: Dec. 18-19.

• Where: 5870 E. Broadway; 4235 N. Oracle Road.

• What: Tucson Lifestyle Cover Dog contest.

• When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 5.

• Where: Brandi Fenton Memorial Park, 3482 E. River Road.

• Cost: $10 per dog.

• What: Valentine's Day Love Your Dog Social. Dog parade, contests, massage and more. Benefits Gabriel's Angels Pet Therapy Program.

• When: Noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 13.

• Where: Geronimo Plaza, 820 E. University Blvd., in Main Gate Square.

• Cost: TBA.

• What: Seventh Annual Quail Creek 5K Run and 2K dog walk. Half the proceeds benefit the Animal League of Green Valley. Adoptable dogs will walk.

• When: 9 a.m. Feb. 26.

• Where: Quail Creek Madera Clubhouse, 2055 E. Quail Crossing Blvd. Green Valley.

• Register: Starting Nov 1. through

• Cost: $20 advance; $25. Also, $10 to walk adoptable dog in 2K.

• What: The 10th Annual Arizona Animal Fair. Presented by Saving Animals From Euthanasia, this fair is the largest of its type in the Southwest, with more than 130 exhibitors, live music, educational demos, more than 30 rescue groups, two food courts, and more. About 10,000 people are expected to attend. Well-behaved pets welcome.

• When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 5.

• Where: Reid Park, at Country Club Road and 22nd Street.

• Cost: Admission free.

• What: Humane Society of Southern Arizona's Puttin' On the Dog.

• When: 5:30-9 p.m. April 29.

• Where: Tucson Country Club, 2950 N. Camino Principal.

• More info:

• Cost: $125.

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