Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Santa Paws is coming to town!

The Cat Network is calling on all Santas, Mrs. Claus' and Santa's Elves to participate at Santa Paws Holiday Photos at Petsmart!. The cost is only $10 and part of the proceeds will benefit The Cat Network.

Volunteers are wanted!

Santa Paws Holiday Photos will be held from 11 am until 4 pm at several Petco locations.

Come have Fun with Santa Paws and all of his Elves and helping a great cause!

For more information, please visit www.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

K9 Water Festivals in Broward County Parks

November means fun in the water! Broward County Parks and Recreation Division is hosting the K-9 Water Festivals!

All dogs, 4 months and older are invited to have a splashing good time at selected county parks. Fee is $5 per dog for a 50-minute session. First session begins at 9 a.m. and last session begins at 4 p.m. (small dogs only at the 4 p.m. session). Sessions start on the hour every hour

Before you head out the door with your best friend, keep in mind:

  • All dogs must have a current rabies vaccine and license tag
  • Water playground will be closed to humans. Only dogs and lifeguards allowed.
  • Donations will be accepted to benefit homeless animals at Broward County Animal Shelters.
  • Enjoy! Have a good time! Send me your best pictures!
  • Check this video, too much fun! Thanks, Eric.

Castaway Island K9 Splash from Eric Feldman on Vimeo.

For more information call 954-938-0617, or email

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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Le Chat Noir, an Evening of Cats, Cocktails & Couture

The Cat Network announces the inaugural Le Chat Noir (the Black Cat) event, Saturday October 2nd at 7pm.

The dual soiree and fundraiser will celebrate the elegant glamour of the black cat in an evening of old-Hollywood style in black and silver fashion, hors d’ouevres and cocktails.

This event is designed to educate the public about the plight of homeless cats, specifically the black cat who has suffered an unlucky reputation and have the lowest rate of adoption in shelters.

Live DJ music, cuisine, and cocktails courtesy of Bacardi and Smith & Wollensky will lavish and entertain guests. Attendees may also participate in a silent auction with all proceeds benefiting The Cat Network, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to helping homeless cats. Tickets to Le Chat Noir are priced at $50 in advance or $75 at the door.

Le Chat Noir will shine at Wolfgang Roth & Partners, Fine Art. The gallery is located at 201 NE 39 Street in Miami’s Design District.

For more information, please visit

Saturday, September 11, 2010

South Florida Siberian Husky Rescue - Yappy Hour!

Party with the huskies on Thursday, September 23 from 6 to 9 p.m. at America's Backyard in Downtown Fort Lauderdale.

Yappy Hour benefits South Florida Siberian Husky Rescue, your $10 donation includes the following:
  • Two free drinks,
  • Free snack buffet, and
  • Two-for-one drinks until 9 p.m.
There will be raffles as well as their usual donation items. Come meet adorable huskies that are available for adoption. The event is pet-friendly, so bring your socialized fur babies! 
Please R.S.V.P. at
100 S.W. Third Ave.,
Fort Lauderdale.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Pet Bingo Night!

The Pet Project for Pets is hosting a Pet Bingo Night at the Depot on Tuesday, August 17, 2010 from 8-10pm.

All the proceeds benefit The Pet Project for Pets. The mission of The Pet Project for Pets is to help people living with HIV/AIDS or other disabling conditions to keep their pets by providing pet care and ongoing support.

The Depot is located on 1243 N.E. 11 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale.

Let's play Bingo for a good cause!

For more information please 954-568-5678

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Say Cheese and Help the Animals!

Dog and Cat Days of Summer start at LPP Gallery, Saturday June 26th, 2010!

Pet Photo Session is only $29 and all the proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Greater Miami Adopt-a-Pet.

Let's support this great cause while getting a wonderful piece of art of your furry best friend.

Space is limited. Book your appointment now by calling 305.984.8028

7192 SW 47th St.
Miami, FL 33155

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Sunday, May 30, 2010

Summer is here! - Enjoy Fort Lauderdale's Dog Beach.

Pets and people are looking for places to chill out; have some fun, and enjoy South Florida's beautiful beaches!

Fort Lauderdale' Canine Beach is the perfect place to spend a day under sun along with our canine friends!
Canine Beach is located on Sunrise Boulevard at A1A in Fort Lauderdale. From the center line of Sunrise Boulevard at A1A north to Lifeguard Stand # 5. The Canine Beach is about 100-yard section of beach.
It is open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays all year-round. Summer Hours are 5 pm – 9 pm

Annual and One-Weekend Permits are available:

  • $30 per dog, tax included (Fort Lauderdale Residents)
  • $45 per dog, tax included (Non-Residents)
  • One-Weekend Permit (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) - $7 per dog. One-Weekend Permits may be purchased from the Park Ranger on duty at Canine Beach.
  • Annual permit must be purchased in person at 1350 West Broward Boulevard (9 am – 4 pm, Monday – Friday). Future renewals can be handled by mail.
Extra pooper scoopers are available, if needed. Please see the Park Ranger on duty.

For more information, please Tel: 954-828-PARK (954-828-7275)

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Sunday, May 16, 2010

Petco National Adoption Event!

This event will take place May 22nd and 23rd at Petco locations across the USA. The goal is simple: To find homes for pets in need.

Petco is hoping to reach 5,000 adoptions during this adoption drive and their commitment to Think Adoption First.

Looking for a new friend? Stop by Petco at 184th Street in Miami to adopt adorable cats and kittens from the Cat Network!

To locate a Petco near you, please click here

Let's celebrate National Adoption Weekend! Save a life, adopt a shelter dog or shelter cat!

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Saturday, May 8, 2010

Green Dog Day Festival in Fort Lauderdale!

Sunday May 16th from 12 to 5P.M. on 13th Street between Dixie Highway and Flagler in Fort Lauderdale, presented by the 13th Street Alliance and South River District.

The Grand Charity of the 2010 Green Dog Day Festival is The Pet Project. The mission of The The Pet Project is to enable people living with HIV/AIDS or other disabling condition to keep their pets by providing pet care and ongoing support.
Enjoy a full day of fun for canines and their human-companions! Live Entertainment thorought the event, hosted by MC- Tedd Marefka, food and vendors!
Register early to some of the activities and contests:
  • Best look-alike contest; dogs that best resemble their owners.
  • Best Barker/ Howler.
  • Best Dressed Canine.
  • Ugliest dog (beauty is more than skin deep).
  • Raffles and prizes, including 2 tickets to San Juan, P.R., tickets to SeaWorld Orlando, and many more great prizes!
The mission of the Green Dog Day Festival is to unite the neighborhoods of the South River District and showcase the talents, neighborhoods and local businesses through the event benefiting shelter dogs and animals through donations, education, and adoption.

Its secondary mission is to promote green and healthy living through the horticulture vendors, educational presenters and farmers market.

For more information, please visit

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Sunday, April 25, 2010

Calling All Animal Lovers! The Pet Care Fair and 1-Mile Fun Walk!

Join Us For The Pet Care Fair and 1-Mile Fun Walk!

Saturday, May 1
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Miami Bayfront Park
(301 North Biscayne Boulevard)
Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. The FREE 1 Mile Fun Walk begins at 9:30 a.m.

Walk participants will receive an ASPCA bandana and goody bag complete with product samples and coupons from pet care sponsors. Donations are encouraged, and all proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Greater Miami, Miami-Dade Animal Services and The Cat Network.

Stay and enjoy The Pet Care Fair from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


  •  Adoptable dogs and cats in need of loving homes provided by Humane Society of Greater Miami, Miami-Dade Animal Services and The Cat Network
  • Main stage entertainment including Frisbee dog shows, expert Q&As, grooming demonstrations and more
  • Pet care education from experts, including one-on-one consultations with local veterinarians and animal behaviorists from local shelters
  • Educational booths, pet care products and samples from event sponsors
  • Photo opportunities with your pet
  • Face painting for kids

Animal lovers everywhere are encouraged to visit and help “Lend a Paw” to support the ASPCA’s mission to save and improve the lives of millions of animals nationwide.

By clicking on the “Click to Lend a Paw” button, Walmart, through the generous contribution of key pet suppliers, will donate $1 for each “click,” for a total donation of up to $100,000.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Free program for dog owners at the Humane Society of Greater Miami Adopt-A-Pet!

Canine Counselors is offering a FREE! program available at the Humane Society of Greater Miami Adopt-A-Pet! 

Join the class! Learn more about your best friend's behavior and how to correct some of the most common "doggie bad manners":
  • Chewing 
  • Playbiting
  • Digging
  • Jumping on people
  • Pulling on the leash
  • and many more!

Next orientation is on Saturday, March 10, 2010 at 12 pm.

Class meets the 4th Saturday of every month at:

Soffer and Fine Adoption Center
1601 West Dixie Highway

North Miami Beach, FL 33160

Open to all dog owners!    Share with your friends!

For more information please call 305-264-0027

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Humane Society of Broward County Vaccination Clinic this weekend!

  • Saturday, March 20th, 2010  from 7:00am-9:00am for kitty cats only.
  • Sunday, March 21st, 2010  from 7:00am - 11:00am for doggies only.
In addition to all required vaccines, they will be offering additional services at a low cost that are essential to maintain our best friends healthy and safe:
  • Microchipping and Registration
  • Heartworm test for doggies
  • De-wormer medication
  • Rabies tag Broward County only
  • Puppies and kittens packages
If your pet needs vaccinations, take advantage of this great opportunity! No appointment necessary. The clinic is held in the back parking lot of the shelter which is located at 2070 Griffin Road, just west of I-95.

The Humane Society of Broward County is a private, non-profit organization supported by donations from companies and people who want to help homeless animals.

For more information, please call 954-989-3977

Monday, March 1, 2010

WALK FOR THE ANIMALS to Benefit the Humane Society of Broward County - March 6, 2010

The event, presented by VCA Animal Hospitals, will take place on Saturday, March 6th, 2010 at Huizenga Plaza in Downtown Fort Lauderdale.

Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. and the 1.25 mile walk begins at 10:00 a.m.

You can walk with a dog, form a pack, or go by yourself!

All money raised goes to support the shelter and its programs. The Humane Society of Broward County is a private, non-profit organization that relies on donations from people and companies who want to make a difference for homeless animals.
  • Two performances by Purina's "Incredible Dog Team"
  • Face PaintingBlessing of the Animals
  • Visit with local mascots
  • Pet Massages & Reiki
For more Walk de“tails” please contact 954-266-6817

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Downtown Fort Lauderdale Mardi-Paw!

Let's celebrate Mardi Paw in honor of our furry friends at Abandoned Pet Rescue!

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 starting at 6 pm in Downtown Fort Lauderdale; join APR's friends and volunteers for a howling good time, P-A-R-T-Y for the pets!
  • 4 drinks for $15!
  • From Tarpon Bend, T-Mex, Limoncello and Himmarshee Bar and Grille!
All proceeds going to our furry friends at Abandoned Pet Rescue, Inc.
For more information and to purchase your tickets, please visit or call 954-728-9010

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Abandoned Pet Rescue Adoption Drive!

Abandoned Pet Rescue (APR) will have dog and cat adoptions on Saturday, February 6th, 2010 at Whole Foods Market in Plantation. The event will run from 11:00am till 2:00pm.

Come and meet the staff and volunteers of APR! They will be more than happy to show you all the wonderful dogs, puppies, cats and kittens available for adoption. Volunteer opportunities available!

Give the give of love, adopt a pet!

For more information, please call 954-728-9010

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Dog Bowl IV - Presented by Boxer Friends, Inc.!

Join Boxer Friends, Inc. for Dog Bowl IV, a day of fun and activities for dogs and their people.

  • Best Dressed Contest 
  • Bobbing for Hot Dogs 
  • Owner/Dog Look Alike
  • The Dress Up Race 
  • Silly Pet Trick
  • Musical Dogs
  • Dog Massage

The event will take place Sunday January 31st, 2010 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at the T.Y. Park in Hollywood. 

A $10 donation to Boxer Friends, Inc. gets you an awesome Goody bag with bonus raffle ticket and event t-shirt! 

Scheduled appearance by Miss Scarlet & Charlie (her human slave) of WLRN's Weird Florida.

  • All dogs must be up to date on all vaccinations and have proof of current rabies vaccination. 
  • Dog Bowl IV is open to all members of the family however all dogs must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Regular weekend park admission fee in effect. 
  • Boxer Friends, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable organization.
For more information, please contact Fran or call 954-646-3786

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

2nd Annual Pugs & Pooches WinterBark 2010!

Compassionate Pug Rescue will be holding their 2nd Annual Pugs & Pooches WinterBark 2010!

The event will be on January 23, 2010 at the South County Regional Park at Sunset Cove in Boca Raton, Florida from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Raffles and Prizes
  • K-9 Demos
  • Pet Adoptions
  • Admission is free!
  • Featuring PBC Sheriff Animal Kindness Unit
  • All well behaved dogs are welcome to attend!

Rescue groups and local vendors will be educating the public about rescue organizations, information on spay and neutering your pets, caring for your elderly pets.

The event will be held at the South County Regional Park at Sunset Cove [Near Canine Cove Dog Park] located at 12251 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL. The park entrance is located 2.5 miles west of US 441 and North Side of Glades Road. Parking is $5.

All proceeds from the event will benefit
Compassionate Pug Rescue and their continued efforts to rescue Pugs within the South Florida area.

Come and join in on all the fun and festivities!

For more information, please visit