Woodburn - Grab your friends for fabulous day of shopping, fashion, savings, giveaways, and more at the Woodburn Premium Outlet Stores. Benefits 12 local charities including Marion County Dog Services. Details/tickets MCdogs.net.
Portland - Pack up the dirty pooches for Portland’s biggest dog wash! DoveLewis volunteers wash and dry your pups for suggested donation. Nail trims available. Live music, food, beverages and pet-related vendors to benefit the DoveLewis Blood Bank. Event held at Lucky Lab Brew Pub on Hawthorne; details DoveLewis.org.
Portland - Enjoy dinner/drinks, dancing, auctions, and raffles at biggest fundraiser of the year for the sanctuary at the Melody Ballroom Event Center.. 100% of proceeds support the captive born wildcats that call the sanctuary their home. Tickets/details WildCatRidgeSanctuary.org.
Albany - Boot stompin’ good time at Albany Boys & Girls Club during annual fundraiser for SafeHaven Humane Society featuring western-themed dinner, live & silent auctions, raffles, and more. Tickets/details SafeHavenHumane.org.
Portland - Benefit for the Humane Society of SW Washington features 2 hour sessions of unlimited tastes of food and drink from Portland’s most creative artisans and live music. 21+ up only. Event held at District East; details/pricing HSSW’s Facebook page.
Vancouver - It’s a wet and wild time when dogs take to the outside pools at Lake Shore Athletic Club for the animals at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington. No human swimmers allowed; volunteers on site. Details SouthwestHumane.org.
Portland - Best Friends Animal Society’s annual event includes leisurely morning walk & timed run to raise money for local shelters and homeless pets. Family-friendly festival includes vendors, food trucks and lots of fun activities. Event held at Willamette Park - Registration fees vary; details StrutYourMutt.org.
Tigard - Paint, sip, rescue! Enjoy wine, light appetizers and partake in fun evening of art for the animals at Animal Aid. Step-by-step painting instruction at Vine Gogh Artist Bar. 10% of ticket prices donated. Details/register VineGogh.com.
Vancouver - 10th annual fundraiser for Furry Friends Washington at Fisrstenberg Rec Center features dinner, dessert, auctions, raffles, photos, and costume contest. Attendees encouraged to dress in historical spirit of feline-Musketeers. Tickets/details FurryFriendsWA.org.
Washougal - Fun and festive event at Reflection Plaza features food & drink, live music, pirate sword fights, dog parade, costume contests and more. Portion of proceeds benefit West Columbia Gorge Humane Society. Details WCGHS.org.
Salem - Join Willamette Humane Society at Capitol Subaru for a fun stroll around the lake with a few surprises! Food & drink, grooming, raffle baskets, free samples and more. $10/details WHS4Pets.org.
Portland - Afternoon of barks and wags for owners and their pups at Providence Park. Watch the Timbers 2 take on the Tulsa Roughnecks with your best furry friend at your side. $11/tickets; includes entrance to game and commemorative dog bowl (while supplies last). Details OregonHumane.org.
Portland - From fancy to functional, DIY or professionally crafted, get inspiration to build your own dream catio! One-day, self-guided event raises awareness and excitement around the catio craze, resulting in a safer environment for cats and birds. 10 catios expected on tour in SE/SW Ptld and Lake Oswego. Hosts, volunteers, and staff on-hand to provide tour information. Tickets/details FeralCats.com.
Manzanita - Hundreds of dog lovers gather for coastal festival featuring local businesses, games, contests, demos, vendors, kid’s activities and a pet parade. Well-behaved dogs, cats and humans all welcome! Proceeds support Tillamook Animal Shelter and Animal Haven by the Sea. Details Muttzanita.com.
Scappoose - Day-long dog and family friendly fundraiser for Columbia Humane Society and Scappoose Off-leash park features 5K fun run/walk, contests, games, demos, and everything dog. Event held at Veterans Park; details ScappooseDog.com/events.
Portland - Enjoy a gentle yoga class with a feline flavor at Purrington's Cat Lounge. All levels invited for an hour-long class that will warm your heart & spirit. Please arrive a few minutes early; following class you can hang out with the cats! $20/person; register at PurringtonsCatLounge.com.