Singles: $20 - Couples: $35 This class by Helping Paws NW is a MUST for Families w/ Toddlers (12 months up to 3 years old) and dogs, nannies, or anybody who has a dog that interacts with toddlers really ;)
Most dogs worry around toddlers because they are unpredictable!
This class gives you all the tools to create a loving, safe, less stressful environment.
Dog Day in May in The Village at Sunriver is a popular event with local and traveling dogs, and their human companions.
Start the day with the 5k Poker Dog Walk/Run at 10am. In addition to getting in some exercise, you’ll be benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and SW Washington. Afterward, join the canine festivities at the Village starting at 11am. Activities include amateur dog talent contests, Humane Society adoptions, and vendors offering a range of canine products and services.
Singles $20; Couples $35. This interactive class offered by Helping Paws NW is a must for families, neighbors, caregivers, or anyone who interacts with both dogs and kids. Learn to keep everyone safe and happy with a short, informative class.
The Sunriver Brewing Co. K9 Keg Pull is the premier winter event in Sunriver. A 150-foot snow runway sets the stage for this doggie olympics. Dog owners register their pups in a variety of weight divisions, which will dictate what size “keg” their pooch will pull. Each participant will be timed and prizes awarded for each weight category.
Tickets are $15. All proceeds from the Keg Pull will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and SW Washington.
Vendors for humans and canines will be on display. Participants and spectators are encouraged to donate dog food and enter to win some great prizes. The dog food will be donated to the Humane Society of Central Oregon.
A benefit for the Humane Society for Southwest Washington. Join us and flex your trivia muscle! You can enjoy light snacks or order from the dinner menu. It will be a festive time as we kick off another season of Walk/Run for the Animals! Our friends at Main Event will be the launching pad for another amazing year! Registration will open at this event and all trivia participants will receive $10 off registration (for a limited time)!
FIRST PLACE: Winning team will receive FREE registration for Walk/Run for the Animals!
SECOND PLACE: Certificates for Top Golf!
THIRD PLACE: HSSW and Main Event Swag!
A free dog bite prevention event by Helping Paws NW, #ISpeakWoof!! class is a MUST for every child to learn how to be safe around dogs while creating a loving, respectful friendship!
About this class:
1. Fun, short, super-interactive PP presentation that covers:
- The Do’s and Don’ts regarding familiar dogs in their own home.
- To identify signs of stress/anxiety/discomfort by observing dog body language.
Reservations appreciated but walk-ins welcome.
Noche de los Gatos (Night of the Cats) is the Oregon Humane Society’s only cat-centric event of the year and the premier gathering for curators of kittens, friends of felines, and lovers of all things cat! Noche de los Gatos will take place at The Commune, one of Portland’s newest collaborative open work spaces, located in the historic Old Town building in downtown Portland. Noche de los Gatos will feature animal-loving vendors, adorable cats & kittens from the Oregon Humane Society (yes, they will be available for adoption), great food and drinks, awesome raffle prizes for cat and people alike and much more! Will your favorite, local social media cat celebrities be on hand for meet-and-greets? Stay tuned to find out! To stay up to date on the event and to purchase tickets visit: https://www.oregonhumane.org/get-involved/events/noche-de-los-gatos/
Portland - Fun, interactive class at Milagros Boutique provides children (and their parents) necessary tools to be safe around familiar or strange dogs while teaching them how to create a positive friendship based on love and respect. $15/child 3-10, free/parents. Limited space; RSVP required. Details HelpingPawsNW.com.
Portland - Theme of this year’s Pug-O-Ween is ‘Pug-a-con’. Enjoy costume contests, spaghetti dinner, photo ops, meet & greets with the creator of Puglie Pug, and more. Event held at Oaks Park Dance Pavilion; tickets & details PacificPugRescue.org/Pugoween.
Portland - Free OHS workshop focuses on improving relationships between young children and your dog to help everyone stay happy and safe. Perfect for families with kids age 0-5yrs. Bring questions but please leave pets at home. Details OregonHumane.org.
Portland - Susi B Davis sketches your pet and gives expert instruction on painting it. No experience necessary. Register in advance at the store or by calling 503-841-5410. Benefits Project POOCH. Event held at Hip Hound; details HipHoundShop.com.
Lake Oswego - Blessing of the animals in honor of Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals. At Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. Rain or shine. Free; all pets welcome and must be on leash or contained. Or bring photo or collar. Separate area for livestock. All creatures welcome. Please bring animals leashed or crated. Bring photo or collar for animals unable to attend. Free. ollparish.com.