IHAD Domestic Events

 

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Confirmed IHAD domestic events will be added to this list as they are made available to us.
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UNITED STATES

ALASKA

Organization(s):  The Alaska Zoo
Date:  Sunday, August 19, 2018
Time:  12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: 4731 O’Malley Rd, Anchorage, Alaska 99507
Contact:  Stephanie Hartman; Email:  slhartman@alaskazoo.org
Website: http://bit.ly/2Os1hORIHADAK
Event:  International Homeless Animals’ Day will be observed on Sunday, August 19th with local rescue groups providing information on how to help homeless animals. Photos and information about pets currently in need of adoption in the Anchorage area will be showcased.

ARKANSAS

Organization(s):  Washington County Animal Shelter – WCAS
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Tractor Supply Store- Farmington, 215 E. Main St, Farmington, AR 72730
Contact:  Chris Allen; Email:  callen@co.washington.ar.us
Website: http://bit.ly/2MFeIcT
Event:  Adoption/Awareness/Fundraising Event!  Stop by Tractor Supply Store – Farmington on International Homeless Animals’ Day and meet some wonderful pets available for adoption from Washington County Animal Shelter! Possibly meet your new best four-legged friend and talk with wonderful volunteers to learn more about low-cost spay and neuter programs. Food and beverages will be available with the proceeds benefiting WCAS.  Pets available for adoption can be viewed at:  http://bit.ly/2OZKyCCAR

CALIFORNIA

Organization(s):  Baja Dog Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Petco – Sports Arena, 3495 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego, California 92110
Contact:  info@bajadogrescue.org
Website: http://bajadogrescue.org/
Event: Adoption Event!  Come grow your family by four paws!  Big dogs and small dogs from Baja Dog Rescue will be looking for their forever homes on International Homeless Animals’ Day at Petco – Sports Arena, San Diego. Dogs available for adoption can be viewed at: http://bit.ly/2KQfGGy

Organization(s):  Bark Avenue Foundation
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Jackie Robinson Community Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, CA 91103
Contact:  For an appointment, please contact 323-553-2349 or help@barkavenuefoundation.org;
Para asistencia en Español 323-963-4299 o ayuda@barkavenuefoundation.org
Website: https://www.facebook.com/BarkAveFoundation/
Event:  Spay/Neuter Event!  Mobile spay/neuter clinic for residents of Pasadena!  Services provided include: Spay/Neuter, Vaccinations, and Microchips.  Call for an appointment today! Pets available for adoption can be viewed at:  http://bit.ly/2BdMjcN

COLORADO

Organization(s): Evergreen Animal Protective League
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: EAPL Thrift Store, 12878 Meadow Dr., Evergreen, CO 80439
Contact: Cathleen Timmons; Email: eaplevergreen@eapl.com
Website:  https://eapl.com/
Event: Adoption Event with EAPL’s foster homes! Come meet some of EAPL’s pups available for adoption on International Homeless Animals’ Day, Saturday, August 18th at the EAPL Thrift Store! Help EAPL help more homeless pets find their forever homes. Check out the pets available for adoption at www.eapl.com.  Fill out an adoption application and be pre-approved!

Organization(s):  National Mill Dog Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  7:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Cottonwood Creek Park, 3920 Dublin Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80915
Contact:  customerservice@nmdr.org
Website: http://milldogrescue.org/2018-dog-jog/
Event:  Dog Jog 2018!  Join National Mill Dog Rescue for a fun community fundraising event on International Homeless Animals’ Day. Walk or run with your dog, meet dogs available for adoption, enjoy music, there will be contests, vendors, prizes, and event t-shirts for participants. If you can’t attend in person, register as a Drowsy Dog … stay at home, support the dogs and receive a National Mill Dog Rescue treat pouch for your dog! All dogs in attendance must be on a leash.  All proceeds support NMDR’s efforts to rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome discarded puppy mill dogs! Event registration:  https://tinyurl.com/Jog18

CONNECTICUT

Organization(s):  Dog Star Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: Hoffman Nissan, 46 Albany Tpke, Canton, Connecticut 06019
Contact: Wendy; Email: contactus@dogstarrescue.org
Website: http://dogstarrescue.org/
Event:  Dog Adoption Event – Dog Days of Hoffman!  Dog Star Rescue (DSR) is teaming up with Hoffman to find families for loving dogs looking for their FURever homes on International Homeless Animals’ Day.  Dogs available for adoption can be viewed at:  http://bit.ly/2M4K40u

Organization(s):  Paws Cat Shelter
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Paws Cat Shelter, 244 Route 171, Woodstock, CT 06281
Contact:  pawsctadopt@gmail.com
Website: http://www.woodstockcats.org/
Event:  Adoption Day and Open House!  Join Paws Cat Shelter on International Homeless Animals’ Day.  Tour the shelter and meet the cats available for adoption!

FLORIDA

Organizer (s):  Susan Buser  (Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando)
Date:  Thursday, August 16, 2018
Time:  7:30 PM
Location: Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando, 2727 Conroy Road, Orlando, FL  32839
Contact:  Susan Buser; Phone: (407) 924-3814
Website: https://petallianceorlando.org/
Event: Candlelight Vigil for homeless animals!  Please bring a candle and join Orlando’s International Homeless Animals’ Day candlelight vigil to shed light on the tragedy of dog and cat overpopulation and the spay/neuter solution.

Organization(s): Cats Angels
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Central Park, 1100 Atlantic Ave, Fernandina Beach, Florida
Contact:  Beth Hackney, Executive Director; Phone: (904) 321-2267
Website: http://www.catsangels.com/index.html
Event:  Cats Angel’s 16th Annual Walk and Vigil for Homeless Animals!  The public is welcome to join Cats Angels for a 2-mile walk followed by a candlelight vigil. Walkers will leave the park at approximately 6:30 and walk to the Atlantic Recreation Center then back to the park for a candlelight vigil. Furry family members that are leashed and spayed/neutered are invited to attend!  Cats available for adoption can be viewed at:  http://bit.ly/2Mrq47i

Organization(s):  It’s Meow or Never – IMON
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Pet Supermarket, 1482 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, FL
Contact:  Misty Bryant; Email:  christi_70114@yahoo.com
Website: https://www.itsmeowornevertally.com/
Event: Adoption and TNR Educational Event! It’s Meow or Never will host an adoption and TNR educational event on International Homeless Animals’ Day! If you’re looking for an amazing cat and forever companion, come meet It’s Meow or Never’s felines available for adoption and learn about TNR. Cats and kitten available for adoption can be viewed at:  https://bit.ly/2K9n8vY

Organization(s):   Gulf Coast Humane Society And BELL TOWER SHOPS
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Bell Tower Shops, 13499 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, Florida
Contact:  info@gulfcoasthumanesociety.org
Website: http://www.gulfcoasthumanesociety.org/  Facebook Event Page: http://bit.ly/2KQJleC
Event: Candlelight Vigil! Please join Gulf Coast Humane Society for a candlelight vigil to memorialize the unwanted dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens from the community that were euthanized over the last year due to pet overpopulation and focus attention on spay/neuter as an effective solution.Gulf Coast Humane Society will be providing the luminaries (candles/bags) for a suggested, but not required, donation. This is a pet friendly event, you are encouraged to bring along your furry friends and share your rescue story! You can view the dogs and cats available for adoption from Gulf Coast Humane Society at: http://www.gulfcoasthumanesociety.org/adopt.html

Organization(s):  Brooke’s Legacy Animal Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  11:00 AM
Location: Petco, 6424 Naples Blvd, Naples, FL
Contact:  info@brookeslegacyanimalrescue.org
Website: https://www.brookeslegacyanimalrescue.org/
Event: Adoption Event!  Come meet the pets available for adoption from Brooke’s Legacy Animal Rescue at Petco, Naples Fl on International Homeless Animals’ Day.  Pets available for adoption can be viewed at: http://bit.ly/2J8rjm9. Pre-adoption approval required.

Organization(s):  Houndhaven, Inc.
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  1:15 PM – 3:15 PM
Location: PetSmart, 3077 Daniels Rd., Winter Garden, FL – Florida 34787
Contact:  Linda Coletta; Email: houndhaveninc@aol.com
Website: https://www.houndhaven.org/
Event: Adoption Event!   You won’t want to miss the Houndhaven dogs strutting their stuff at PetSmart-Winter Garden on International Homeless Animals’ Day! Come meet the wonderful, adorable pups ready to join your family. Dogs available for adoption can be viewed at:  http://bit.ly/2uFpGr1   Pre-adoption applications can be found at:  http://bit.ly/2Jtxe5B

Organization(s):  Pensacola Humane Society
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM-3:00 PM
Location: Pet Supermarket, 6307 N. 9th Ave. Pensacola, FL 32504
Contact: Darra; adopt@pensacolahumane.org
Website: https://www.pensacolahumane.org/
Event:  Adoption Event!  Wet noses and wagging tails are waiting to greet you on International Homeless Animals’ Day at Pet Supermarket.  PHS will be onsite with The Humane Express filled with adoptable dogs and cat looking for their furever families! Pets available for adoption can be viewed at: http://bit.ly/2LTsjRs

Organization(s):  Spay & Neuter Nation, Inc.
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM -4:00 PM
Location: Pet Supplies Plus, 4270 Aloma Ave #136, Winter Park, FL 32792
Contact: Lisa Goldstein; Email: SpayNeuterNation@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/SpayNeuterNation/
Event:  Adoption Event!  Come meet your newest family member! Cats and kittens of all shapes, sizes, colors, and personalities will be waiting to meet YOU! All cats & kittens at the event are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped. Educational materials will be available, and volunteers are always welcome at Spay & Neuter Nation.

GEORGIA

Organization(s):  Georgia Animal Rescue & Defence, Inc. (GARD)
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: 262 Pooler Pkwy, Pooler, GA 31322
Contact:  office@gardonline.org
Website: http://www.gardonline.org/
Event: Adoption Event!  Come to PetSmart in Pooler, GA and adopt your new best friend on International Homeless Animals’ Day! Check out some of the adorable, adoptable dogs available from GARD  http://bit.ly/2m49Cew.  GARD’s dogs are spayed/ neutered, up to date on vaccinations, and microchipped! Pre-adoption approval required. Submit your application prior to adoption event at: http://bit.ly/2zlYWSb

IDAHO

Organization(s): Snake River Animal Shelter
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  9:00 AM
Location: Snake River Landing, 901 Pier View Dr., Idaho Falls, ID
Contact: Kristin Sanger; Email: director@snakeriveranimalshelter.org
Website: http://snakeriveranimalshelter.org/
Event:  Mutt Strut Walk/Run! Join Snake River Animal Shelter for their 11th annual Mutt Strut on International Homeless Animals’ Day.  Run/walk and make a difference for the homeless animals in need at the Snake River Animal Shelter.

ILLINOIS

Organization/Sponsor(s):  La Voute Bistro + Bar and South Suburban Humane Society
Date:  Sunday, August 19, 2018
Time:  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: La Voute Bistro + Bar, 2034 Ridge Rd, Homewood, Illinois 60430
Contact:  info@lavoutebistro.com
Website:  http://bit.ly/2AgG2wrIHAD
Event: Fundraising/Awareness Event. Unite to fight animal homelessness on Sunday, August 19th at La Voute’s 1st Barker’s Brunch awareness and fundraising event.  La Voute, La Banque, Ravisloe Country Club as well as many other local businesses will be raffling off prizes with all proceeds benefiting the South Suburban Humane Society.

Organization(s):  TRAIN Team Rescuing Animals in Need
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  11:00 AM -2:00 PM
Location: PetSmart, 5001 Big Hollow Rd, Peoria, Illinois 61615
Contact: Email: trainrescue@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/TRAINTeamRescuingAnimalsinNeed/
Event: Adoption Event!  Meet adorable furry friends that are available for adoption from TRAIN on Saturday, August 18, International Homeless Animals’ Day.  Check out the dogs and cats looking for their forever home https://bit.ly/2HQ9Sq9 and come meet your new best friend!

Organization(s):  Yoga4Cats
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: PetSmart, 1460 Koester Dr., Forsyth, Illinois 62535
Contact:  Misty Adcock; Email: TeamYoga4Cats@gmail.com
Website: https://www.yoga4cats.com/
Event:  Adoption Event! Alanis, Bono, Weiland, Nugget, MoniCat, Chandler, Phoebe, and Joey are waiting to meet you on International Homeless Animals’ Day, at PetSmart in Forsyth, IL.  Additional information on these adorable adoptable deCATurFosters kittens is available at:  https://yoga4cats.petfinder.com.  Please contact (teamyoga4cats@gmail.com) for an adoption application to be pre-approved for this event.  All Yoga4Cats adoptable pets are spayed/neutered, current on age appropriate vaccinations, treated for fleas/worms, microchipped, and FIV/FELV tested.

IOWA

Organization(s):  Hope Animal Rescue
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: PetSmart, 5050 SE 14th St., Des Moines, IA 50320
Contact:  Sydney; Email:  harofiowa@gmail.com
Website: http://www.hopeanimalrescueofiowa.org/
Event:  Adoption Event!  Come grow your family by four paws! Join Hope Animal Rescue on Saturday, August 18th, International Homeless Animals’ Day for a day of pet adoptions at PetSmart Des Moines. Meet adorable, adoptable pets and the HAR team. If you’d like to be pre-approved for this adoption event, please apply on HAR’s website hopeanimalrescueofiowa.org.

MAINE

Organization(s):  Almost Home Rescue of New England
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Pet Quarters Scarborough (MAINE), 486 Payne Road, Scarborough, ME
Contact:  Jeannie Forgues; Email:  maineevents_ahr@yahoo.com
Website: https://almosthomerescue.net/
Event:  Adoption Event! Come meet the dogs available for adoption from Almost Home Rescue of New England on International Homeless Animals’ Day and find your new best friend!  Pre-adoption approval required.  Applications can be found at: http://almosthomerescue.net/adoption-application/ or email: adoptions_ahr@yahoo.com.

MASSACHUSETTS

Organization(s):  Lowell Humane Society
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Lowell Humane Society, 951 Broadway St. Lowell, MA 01854
Contact:  Crystal Arnott; Email:  crystal@lowellhumanesociety.org
Website: http://www.lowellhumanesociety.org/
Event: Adoption Event! Join Lowell Humane Society on International Homeless Animals’ Day, Saturday, August 18th for an adoption event.  The society’s staff and volunteers will be onsite with awesome adoptable pets looking for their forever homes. The adoption fee will be waived for pets one year or older.  View the adoption process at: http://bit.ly/2utPJCt. View the animals available for adoption at:  http://bit.ly/2LjyfSS.

MICHIGAN

Organization(s):  The Devoted Barn
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Premier Pet Supply Livonia, 15399 Merriman Road, Livonia, Michigan 48154
Contact:  thedevotedbarn@gmail.com
Website: http://www.thedevotedbarn.org/
Event:  Adoption Event!  Stop by Premier Pet Supply in Livonia on International Homeless Animals’ Day and meet some PAWSOME puppies looking for their forever home!  The Devoted Barn is seeking both foster and foster-to-adopt homes to complete their rehabilitation.  If you are interested in fostering one of their animals, please contact them.  Animals available for adoption can be viewed at:  http://bit.ly/2KLQkEA

MINNESOTA

Organization(s):  Underdog Rescue, MN
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Location: Atlas Pet Supply, 12761 Central Ave NE, Blaine, MN 55434
Contact:  inquiries@undersogrescuemn.com
Website: https://underdogrescuemn.com/
Event:  Adoption Event! Come meet the UnderDog Rescue pets available for adoption at Atlas Pet Supply and find your new best friend! Pets available for adoption are updated daily and can be viewed at http://bit.ly/2KhLijdMN

NEBRASKA

Organization(s):  Little White Dog Rescue (LWDR)
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  12:00 PM -2:00 PM
Location:  That Dog Wash, 1401 Jackson St., Omaha, NE  68102
Contact: Jennifer Eusterbrock; Email: littlewhitedogrescue@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.littlewhitedogrescue.org/
Event: Meet & Greet!  Come grow your family by four paws!  Big dogs and small dogs from LWDR will be looking for their forever home on International Homeless Animals’ Day at That Dog Wash.

Organization(s):  Hands, Hearts and Paws
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Long Dog Fat Cat, 16909 Burke St, Omaha, Nebraska 68118
Contact:  handsheartspaws@cox.net
Website: https://www.handsheartspaws.org/
Event:  Meet & Greet on International Homeless Animals’ Day!  Hosted by Hands, Hearts and Paws, here’s your chance to meet your BFF (Best Furry Friend) Some wonderful dogs available for adoption can be viewed at:  http://bit.ly/2Mr5twT

NEW JERSEY

Organization(s):  Amazing Mutts Puppy Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Pet Valu, Dunns Mill Rd 280, Bordentown, New Jersey 08505
Contact:  Stacy Medina; Email:  amazingmutts@optimum.net
Website: http://www.amazingmuttspuppyrescue.com/
Event: Adoption Event!   Come celebrate International Homeless Animals’ Day with Amazing Mutts Puppy Rescue at pet Valu Bordentown!  Many adorable pups ready for their furever homes can be viewed here: http://bit.ly/2JmZF55.  Pre-adoption approval required. Applications available at: http://bit.ly/2zBSvdH

Organization(s):  Ney Ney Cat Rescue
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  12:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Location: Petvalu, 850 Fischer Blvd, Toms River, NJ
Contact:  Victoria; Email: neyneycatrescue@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Plentyofpaws4u/
Event:  Adoption Event!  Come spend some time with Ney Ney Cat Rescue’s adoptable felines on International Homeless Animals’ Day!  Meet some cuddly, sweet cats and kittens available for adoption. Pre-adoption approval required.  Request your adoption application via email: neyneycatrescue@gmail.com.

Organization(s):  NorthStar Pet Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Pet Supplies Plus Oakland, 350 Ramapo Valley Rd, Oakland, NJ 07436
Contact:  Tray McCauley; Email:  woof@northstarpets.org
Website: https://www.northstarpets.org/
Event: Adoption Event!  If you’re looking to add a furry friend to your family, NorthStar Pet Rescue is sponsoring an adoption event on International Homeless Animals’ Day at Pet Supplies Plus Oakland.  Dogs available for adoption can be viewed at  https://bit.ly/2Mpi2Z1.

Organization(s):  Paws and Claws Society
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Contact:  Paws & Claws; Phone:  570-395-3668
Website: http://pacsnj.org/13/
Event:  Paws and Claws Society will commemorate International Homeless Animals’ Day by offering vouchers for 100 FREE cat spay/neuter surgeries to qualifying residents. Additionally, Paws and Claws will pay one half of the adoption fee for every animal placed with a loving family on Saturday, August 18 by:  Chemung County Humane SPCA, Elmira, NY, Gemini Farm, Rome, PA and Cape-Atlantic C.A.T.S., Ocean City, NJ.  For more information: http://bit.ly/2vfLUAoIHADPawsandClaws

NEW MEXICO

Organizer (s):  Boofy’s Best for Pets
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: 8201 Golf Course Rd NW Ste C2, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87120
Contact:  info@boofysbest.com
Website: https://www.boofysbest.com/
Event:  Meet & Greet!  Join Boofy’s Best for Pets on International Homeless Animals Day for a meet-and-greet event with adoptable Greyhounds and “ambassadogs” from Greyhound Adoption League of Texas, Inc.

NEW YORK

Organization(s):  Adirondack Save-A-Stray
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: 4880 Rt. 9N, Corinth, NY 12822
Contact:  adirondacksaveastray@yahoo.com
Website: https://www.adirondacksaveastray.org/
Event:  Open House!  In honor of International Homeless Animals Day, Adirondack Save-A-Stray will host an open house and adoption event!  There will be $25 microchipping for all adopters, refreshments, lots of giveaways and much more!  Pets available for adoption can be viewed at: http://bit.ly/2MjGgso

Organization(s):  Bobbi and the Strays
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Pet Supplies Plus- Atlas Park, 80-40 Cooper Avenue, Glendale, NY  11385
Contact:  Paulette Siegel; Email:  Paulette11379@gmail.com
Website: http://www.bobbiandthestrays.org/
Event: Saturday Night Adoption Party!  Join Bobbi and the Strays for a pawsome Saturday Night Adoption event on International Homeless Animals’ Day.  Wet noses and wagging tails are waiting to greet you! Dogs and cats available for adoption can be viewed at:  https://bit.ly/2lwnfTx

NORTH CAROLINA

Organization(s):  IHAD — NC – A group of local rescue and animal welfare organizations
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  3:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford, North Carolina 27330
Contact:  Via event page
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/162468737944450/
Event: Candlelight Vigil, Educational and Adoption Event! International Homeless Animals’ Day will be a fun filled, educational day for pet owners and advocates, with live music by “Southern Voice” and “Carolina Heartstrings.” Lots of food and fun for everyone, even pets. There will be pet adoptions and lots of helpful resources to help make sure pet owners are aware of the importance of Spay/Neuter. There will be a Candlelight Vigil to close the event.  Dogs available for adoption can be viewed at: https://www.petfinder.com/member/us/nc/sanford/animal-life-inc-nc949/

OHIO

Organizer(s):  WAG! Festival
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Prairie Oaks Metro Park, Darby Bend Lakes Area, 2755 Amity Rd., Hilliard, Ohio 43026
Contact:  info@wagfest.com
Website: https://wagfest.com/about-wag/
Event:  WAG! Dog Festival!  The 11 annual WAG! Fest will take place on International Homeless Animals’ Day, Saturday, August 18th, 10 AM – 4 PM at Prairie Oaks Metro Park, Hilliard, Ohio. Various regional shelters and rescue groups will be at the festival with pups seeking forever homes.  You’ll find a full day of activities and treats for the entire family – including Fido! Additional information: http://bit.ly/2LX44lyOH

Organization(s):  My Furry Valentine
Date:  Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Rd, Cincinnati 45246
Contact:  info@myfurryvalentine.com
Website: https://www.myfurryvalentine.com/
Event:  Summer Adoption Event in celebration of International Homeless Animals’ Day!  Hundreds of adoptable animals will be looking for their forever homes at the My Furry Valentine Summer event. My Furry Valentine is Greater Cincinnati’s Largest Pet Adoption Event hosted by phoDOGrapher.

OREGON

Organization(s):  CRPWCC Rescue & Oregon Humane Society
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Pearl District, Portland NW Everett & Park Avenue, Portland, Oregon
Contact:  Lynde Paule, Organizer; Email: LyndePaule@aol.com
Website: www.corgiwalk.com
Event: The 11th annual Corgi Walk in the Pearl will take place on Saturday, August 18! The walk is a benefit for the Oregon Humane Society and Corgi Rescue.

PENNSYLVANIA

Organization(s):  Andy’s Friends Cat Rescue & Adoption
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: PetSmart, 800 Hatton Drive, Concordville, PA 19342
Contact:  info@andysfriends.org
Website: http://www.andysfriends.org/
Event: Adoption Event!  Come meet the adoptable cats and kittens of Andy’s Friends on International Homeless Animals’ Day at PetSmart Concordville, PA.  Cats and kittens available for adoption can be viewed at https://bit.ly/2KbRdH9.

Organization(s): Clarion PUPS
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location:  Clarion Mall, 99 Mall Ln, Clarion, PA 16214
Contact:  clarionpups@gmail.com
Website: http://www.clarionpups.com/
Event:  Join Clarion PUPS for a fun-filled day to raise awareness of the homeless animals and the organizations who tirelessly work for them. Activities include: live music, basic dog training, grooming demos, rabies clinic, vendors, huge Chinese Auction, various rescues with some of their adoptables, food booths, kids games, pet parade, pet contest.  The evening will wrap up with a luminary ceremony at dusk to remember the animals who lost their lives in shelters as well as beloved pets at the Rainbow Bridge.  For more information: http://bit.ly/2BfcGgZ

Organization(s):  Tri-County Animal Rescue Center, Pennsylvania
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Clarion County Veterans Memorial Park, (across from Clarion Courthouse) Clarion, PA
Contact:  contactus@tricounty-arc.org
Website: http://tricounty-arc.org/ Facebook Event Page:  http://bit.ly/2Lxr49PTRICOUNTY
Event: 6th annual International Homeless Animals’ Day observance.  Activities include blessing of the animals, pet parade, animal advocate award ceremony, pinwheel memorials, music, vendors, kids games and much more!

RHODE ISLAND

Organization(s):  Defenders of Animals
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location:  Governor Sprague Mansion, 1351 Cranston Street, Cranston, RI
Contact:  Dennis Tabella, Director, Email:  defendersofanimals@msn.com
Website:  http://www.defendersofanimals.org/
Event:  Join Defenders of Animals for their 22nd consecutive International Homeless Animals’ Day Candlelight Vigil and Humane Heroes Award Ceremony at Governor Sprague Mansion. Live Music.  Event is open to the public.

SOUTH CAROLINA

Organization(s):  Animal World USA
Date:  August 10 —19, 2018
Time:  Varies – see event link for events, dates, and locations.
Contact:  Michele Buckalew, President; Email: michellebuckalew@comcast.net
Website: http://www.scanimals.org/
Event:  8th Annual South Carolina Week for the Animals — Throughout the week, educational institutions, animal shelters, rescue groups, and humane organizations across the state will be hosting scores of wonderful animal-related special events.  Educators, students, businesses and caring citizens across SC will be joining in, hosting exciting activities to celebrate and help animals.  Events will include adoption fairs, spay/neuter awareness events, and much more!

TENNESSEE

Organization(s):  McKamey Animal Center
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  11:00 AM
Location: 4500 N Access Road, Chattanooga, TN 37415
Contact:  Caroline Smith; Email:  executiveassistant@mckameyanimalcenter.org
Website: https://www.mckameyanimalcenter.org/
Event:  Adoption Event! Join McKamey Animal Center on International Homeless Animals’ Day. Come meet the animals available for adoption at their Summer of Love Adoption Event. All adoptions are free with the purchase of a $25 purr pack or pooch pack. Animals looking for their forever home can be viewed at http://bit.ly/2NChYqr.

Organization(s):  Wags And Whiskers Pet Rescue Inc
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: East Lane, Crossville, TN  38555
Contact:  Bernie LeFrancois; Email:  blefrancois@usa.net
Website: http://www.wawpr.org/  Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/WAWPR
Event: Adoption/IHAD Proclamation Reading/Awareness Day!  Wags and Whiskers Pet Rescue will sponsor an IHAD event at the Cumberland County / Crossville Adoption building.  Area rescue groups will join in the day’s activities with pet adoptions at a reduced fee.  Cumberland County Mayor Kenneth Carey will read the Mayor’s IHAD proclamation, and the IHAD proclamation signed by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam will be on display!   There will be coloring contests for children, door prizes will be distributed, and food will be available.

TEXAS

Organization(s):  Alamo City Pit Bull Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: PetSmart, 11791 Bandera Rd., San Antonio, Texas 78250
Contact:  izzy.alamocitypitbull@gmail.com
Website: https://alamocitypitbull.org/  Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/alamocitypitbull
Event: Adoption Event!  Meet the awesome dogs available for adoption from Alamo City Pit Bull Rescue on International Homeless Animals’ Day at PetSmart Bandera in San Antonio!  You won’t want to miss this event. This is a great opportunity to meet many rescues in person and learn how to get involved.  Dogs available for adoption can be viewed at:  http://bit.ly/2LOmrEZIHAD.

Organization(s):  Cody’s Friends Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: The Shacks at Austin Ranch, 5800 Windhaven Pkwy., The Colony, Texas 75056
Contact:  Dan Schmidt; Email:  info@codysfriendsrescue.com
Website: https://www.codysfriendsrescue.com/
Event:  Adoption Event!  Join Cody’s Friends Rescue for an adoption event at The Shacks in the Colony. The RESCUE ADOPTION BUS will be on-site for viewing some pawsome adoptable pets. Merchandise will be available for purchase with the proceeds benefiting the animals at Cody’s Friends Rescue. Pets available for adoption can be viewed at:  http://bit.ly/2P5QaeH

Organization(s):  Heaven’s Rescued Angels
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  2:00 PM
Location: 221 Craven Ave, Lacy Lakeview, TX  76705
Contact:  Jacqueline Miller; Email:  mrs.miller86.jm@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/heavensrescuedangels/
Event: Join Heaven’s Rescued Angels on International Homeless Animals’ Day as they raise awareness of the importance of spay/neuter and adoption!  Activities include a doggy wash, bake sale and fun events for the entire family.

Organization(s):  Mystery Dog Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Petco – Stone Oak – Hwy 281 and TPC Pkwy, San Antonio, TX
Contact:  Jo Luecht-Medlin; Email:  mysterydogrescue1@yahoo.com
Website: http://mysterydogrescue.org/
Event:  Adoption Event!  Thinking about adopting a four-legged friend?  Check out all the adorable dogs and cats looking for their forever families on International Homeless Animals Day. Pets available for adoption can be viewed at:  http://mysterydogrescue.org/adopt/

Organizations(s) Wilbarger Humane Society
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location:  2801 Sullivan St, Vernon, TX
Contact: Suzie Streit; Email:  whs76384@gmail.com
Website: https://www.wilbargerhumanesocietyvernontx.org/
Event: Adoption Event!  Join Wilbarger Humane Society on International Homeless Animals’ Day!  Come out and meet some adorable, adoptable loyal companion animals looking for their forever home.

VIRGINIA

Organization(s):  Animal World USA
Date:  August 18 — 26, 2018
Time:  Varies – see events link for events, dates, and locations.
Contact:  Michele Buckalew, President; Email: michellebuckalew@comcast.net
Website: http://virginiaanimals.org/
Event: Virginia Week for the Animals – Events will include adoption fairs, spay/neuter events, shelter & sanctuary days, R.E.A.D. dog programs in libraries, educational activities, and therapy dogs visiting hospitals and living-assisted homes.  Also, to be included are a salute to K-9 military and police dogs, cat educational initiatives, bikers for animals event, special programs, blessings for the animals, and fun-filled festival days for families to come and enjoy food, music and the amazing animals!

Organization(s):  Fancy Cats Rescue Team
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Dulles Landing PetSmart, 24570 Dulles Landing Dr Unit, Dulles, VA 20166
Contact:  Catherine M Awad, Executive Director; Email: Info@fancycats.org
Website: https://www.fancycats.org/
Event:  Adoption Fair!  Come grow your family by four paws.  Meet some wonderful adoptable long-haired cats, short-haired cats, and kittens that are looking for their forever homes.  Cats available for adoption can be viewed here: http://bit.ly/2vCLGDEIHADVA

Organization(s):  Operation Paws For Homes
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Pet Valu, 7875 Heneska Loop, Alexandria, VA 22315
Contact: operationpawsforhomes@gmail.com
Website: https://ophrescue.org/
Event: Adoption Event!  Join OPH and meet some wonderful dogs looking for their forever homes. Submit an application prior to the event to be eligible to adopt as soon as you meet that special four-legged someone!  Dogs available for adoption can be viewed at: https://ophrescue.org/dogs

Organizer(s):  Science Museum of Virginia
Date:  Saturday, August 11, 2018
Time: 9:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: 2500 W Broad St, Richmond, Virginia 23220
Contact:  info@smv.org
Website: http://bit.ly/2Ouz7mvIHADVA
Event:  The Science Museum of Virginia will host an animal meet-and-greet adoption event featuring cuddly creatures from local animal rescue organizations, including Richmond Animal Care and ControlRichmond SPCA and Richardsons Rescue.

WASHINGTON

Organization(s):  Animal World USA
Date:  August 18 — 26, 2018!
Time:  Varies – see events link for event times and locations.
Contact:  Michele Buckalew, President; Email: michellebuckalew@comcast.net
Website: http://www.waanimals.org/
Event: Scores of events will be in the spotlight during the 5th annual Washington Week for the Animals — Events will include low cost spay/neuter awareness, adoption fairs, shelter days, educational events and much more.

Organization(s):  Dog Gone Seattle
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: All The Best Pet Care, 6820 NE Bothell Way, Kenmore, Washington 98028
Contact:  Jenny; Email:  info@doggoneseattle.org
Website: https://www.doggoneseattle.org/
Event:  Adoption Event!  Meet some wonderful adoptable dogs at All the Best Pet Care-Kenmore on International Homeless Animals’ Day! Dogs available for adoption can be viewed at: http://bit.ly/2MADSJT   For information about the dogs that will be attending this event please email adopt@doggoneseattle.org.

Organization(s):  Humane Society of Skagit Valley
Date:  Friday, August 24, 2018
Time:  9:00 AM-2:00 PM, Guest Hours
Location: Skagit Valley College, 2405 E. College Way, Mt Vernon, WA 98273
Contact:  Janine Ceja; Email: janine.c@skagithumane.com
Website: https://skagithumane.com/
Event: Project Homeless Connect. In honor of International Homeless Animals’ Day, the Humane Society of Skagit Valley will unite with the local Community Action Agency, on Friday, August 24, to provide basic veterinary medical care to the pets of the homeless of Skagit Valley.

Organization(s):  SCRAPS
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: SCRAPS, 6815 E Trent Ave, Spokane Valley, Washington 99212
Contact: Lindsey Soffes; Email:  lsoffes@spokanecounty.org
Website: http://www.spokanecounty.org/567/SCRAPS—Regional-Animal-Protection
Event:  Paw-art in August!  Join SCRAPS for a Paw-art in August fundraising event on International Homeless Animals’ Day, Saturday, August 18 at the shelter.  This dog-friendly event is free to the public.  Guests can watch as local artists create and sell their animal-themed masterpieces.  A portion of proceeds will be donated to SCRAPS animal medical fund.

WEST VIRGINIA

Organization(s):  Marion County Humane Society
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:  11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: 2731 Locust Avenue, Fairmont, WV 26554
Contact:  Jonna Spatafore; Email:  informationmcwvhs@gmail.com
Website: https://www.mchswv.com/
Event:  Open House Event and Microchip/Vaccine Clinic!  Come out and meet the wonderful dogs and cats waiting for their forever homes on International Homeless Animals’ Day at the Marion County Humane Society.  Pets available for adoption can be viewed at: http://bit.ly/2n5og5K . Adoption fees on adult companion animals will be waived, puppy and kitten adoption fees will be discounted.  A vaccine and microchip clinic will take place from 1 PM – 3 PM.

WISCONSIN

Organization(s):  Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin
Date:  Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: First Community Credit Union, 2701 N Pontiac Dr, Janesville, WI 53545
Contact:  Kaitie Swedlund; Phone: (608) 752-5622
Website: https://www.petsgohome.org/
Event:  Adoption Event!  Please stop by and meet some wonderful adoptable pets looking for a great home! Volunteers will be on hand to answer questions about volunteering, fostering and adoption.  Pets available for adoption can be viewed at:  https://www.petsgohome.org/adopt/