IHAD Domestic Events

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Confirmed IHAD domestic events will be added to this list as they are made available to us.
Please check back often to find an IHAD event in your area.
Join us for the 28th annual International Homeless Animals’ Day on Saturday, August 17, 2019

UNITED STATES

ALABAMA

Organization(s): God’s Feral Felines
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: PetSmart, 7360 U.S. Hwy 431 Ste 1, Albertville, AL
Contact:  Pamela Keck; Email: info@gffcats.org
Website: https://www.gffcats.org/
Event: Kitten Adoption Event!  Come celebrate International Homeless Animals’ Day with God’s Feral Felines, Marshall County’s AL only Trap, Neuter and Return (TNR) organization.  Many adorable kittens looking for their forever homes will be waiting to meet you at PetSmart – Albertville!  All kittens are spayed/neutered, current on age appropriate vaccinations, tested negative for FIV/FeLV, treated for fleas/worms, and microchipped. Kittens available for adoption now can be viewed at: bit.ly/2xhQQG6

ARIZONA

Organization(s):  Sun Cities 4 Paws Rescue, Inc.
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Sun Cities 4 Paws Rescue, 11129 W Michigan Ave., Suite 1, Youngtown, AZ
Contact:  Angie Grams; angie.grams@4pawsrescue.org
Website: https://4pawsrescue.org/
Event: Open House Adoption Event! Sun Cities 4 Paws Rescue is hosting an open house adoption event on International Homeless Animals’ Day from 10 am – 3 pm at their Youngtown, Arizona location. Come on down and meet cats and kittens of all shapes, sizes, colors and personalities looking for their furever homes! Educational literature about spaying and neutering will also be available.  Cats available for adoption can be viewed at: SunCities4PawsCats

CALIFORNIA

Organization(s):  Baja Dog Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Petco Point Loma – Sports Arena, 3495 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego, CA
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 at Petco Point Loma – Sports Arena on International Homeless Animals’ Day. Dogs available for adoption can be viewed at: http://bajadogrescue.org/shelter-dogs/

COLORADO

Organization(s):  Fort Collins Cat Rescue & Spay/Neuter Clinic
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: PetSmart, 4432 S College Ave., Fort Collins, CO
Contact:  Mariah McCulley; Email:  mariah@fccrsnc.org
Website: https://www.fccrsnc.org
Event: Adoption Event!  If you’re looking for a cuddly best buddy, you’re in luck!  FCCRSNC will have adorable kittens and cats at their mobile adoption event on International Homeless Animals’ Day, Saturday, August 17 at PetSmart – Fort Collins. All kittens and cats are spayed/neutered, microchipped, dewormed, up to date for their age on vaccines and tested for FeLV. Learn more about adoption at: https://www.fccrsnc.org/Service_Adoption_Info.php

CONNECTICUT

Organization(s):  Kitty Kat Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: PetSmart, 55 Boston Post Road, Orange, CT
Contact:  Amy Shaw; Email: KittyKatRescueCT@gmail.com
Website: https://www.adoptapet.com/kittykatrescue
Event: Adoption Event!  Join Kitty Kat Rescue at PetSmart in Orange, CT on International Homeless Animals’ Day! Come see their big and little kitties available for adoption.  Learn how to become a foster or volunteer.  Check out adorable cats available to adopt now (note: kittens are usually not listed online) at Adoptapet.com/kittykatrescue. Get pre-approved by filling out an application on that site so you can bring home your new friend that day!

Organization(s):  Pack Leaders Rescue of Connecticut
Date: Saturday, August 17
Time:  11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: PetSmart · Manchester, 1520 Pleasant Valley Rd., Manchester, CT
Contact:  Tori Cateni; Email:  packleadersrescuect@gmail.com
Website: http://packleadersrescue.com
Event:  Dog and Cat Adoption Event!  Please join Pack Leaders Rescue of Connecticut at PetSmart-Manchester on International Homeless Animals’ Day!  Wonderful, adoptable dogs and cats will be looking for their forever homes.  Fill out an application to adopt and view available pets at www.packleadersrescue.com

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Organization(s):  Lucky Dog Animal Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Unleashed by Petco, 1855 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC
Contact:  info@luckydoganimalrescue.org
Website: https://www.luckydoganimalrescue.org
Event: Adoption Event!  Lucky Dog Animal Rescue will hold their weekly adoption event on International Homeless Animals’ Day at Unleashed by Petco. Dogs attending the event will be posted on their Facebook page at 6 PM the day before the event.   If there is a particular dog you are interested in and would like to meet, please confirm the dog’s attendance with Lucky Dog Animal Rescue. If you are planning to adopt at the event, you can start the adoption process in advance by completing a dog application on their website.

FLORIDA

Organization(s):  Cats Angels
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: 709 S 8th St, Fernandina Beach, FL
Contact:  Sherry; Email:  catsangels@catsangels.com
Website: http://www.catsangels.com/index.html
Event: Open House and Adoption Event!  Cats Angel’s will celebrate International Homeless Animals’ Day for the 17th consecutive year with an open house and adoption event.  Please join them in honoring the thousands of lives saved by their communities efforts.  Cats Angels spays and neuters over one thousand pets a year.

Organization(s):  Gulf Coast Humane Society
Date:  Saturday, August 17, 2019
Time:  6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Bell Tower Shops Center Court, 13499 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL
Contact:  Aimee McLaughlin; Email:  events@gulfcoasthumanesociety.org
Website: https://www.gulfcoasthumanesociety.org
Event:  Candlelight Vigil! Please join Gulf Coast Humane Society for their 8th annual candlelight vigil to memorialize the unwanted dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens from their community that were euthanized over the last year due to pet overpopulation and to focus attention on spay/neuter as an effective solution. Gulf Coast Humane Society will provide luminaries (candles/bags) for a suggested, but not required, donation.  This is a pet friendly event, please bring your furry friends and share your rescue story!

Organization(s):  Houndhaven, Inc.
Date:  Saturday, August 17, 2019
Time:  12:15 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Petco,  2561 E Hwy 50, Clermont, FL
Contact:  Linda; 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 Petco in Clermont on International Homeless Animals’ Day! Come meet the wonderful, adorable pups ready to join your family.

GEORGIA

Organization(s):  Fayette Humane Society
Date:  Saturday, August 17, 2019
Time:  12 Noon – 4:00 PM
Location: PetSmart, 2701 Georgia highway 54, Peachtree City, GA
Contact:  Sharon Marchisello; Email: info@fayettehumane.org
Website: https://fayettehumane.org
Event: Adoption Event! Stop by PetSmart – Peachtree City and meet some wonderful dogs and cats available for adoption from Fayette Humane Society! Dogs and cats currently available for adoption can be viewed at: https://fayettehumane.org/adoption-information/

Organization(s):  Humane Society of Blue Ridge
Date:  Saturday, August 17, 2019
Time:  9:00 AM – 12 Noon
Location: 171 Mineral Springs Rd, Blue Ridge, GA
Contact:  humanesocietybr@tds.net
Website: https://www.humanesocietyofblueridge.org
Event: Be a part of the solution and help reduce the number of unwanted animals! Please join the Humane Society of Blue Ridge on Saturday, August 17 from 9 AM – 12 Noon.  Sign up for $20 cat and dog spay/neuters (first 100 includes free rabies shots); reduced adoption fees, coupons for free microchips, vendors and exhibitors including Homeward Bound and Tri StatePet Rescue.  Learn more: https://www.humanesocietyofblueridge.org/event/international-homeless-animals-day/

IDAHO

Organization(s):  Boise Bully Breed Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 17, 2019
Time:  All Day
Location: 1471 E Commercial, Meridian, ID
Contact: Cathleen Catti; cathleen.catti@gmail.com
Website: http://www.boisebullybreedrescue.com
Event: Educational Event!  Please join Boise Bully Breed Rescue for an educational day at their facility and on Facebook.  Wonderful dogs available for adoption can be viewed at:  http://bit.ly/30Azh1qBoiseBullyBreedRes

ILLINOIS

Organization(s):  Hedd Mutt Foundation
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Blain’s Farm & Fleet, 451 S Weber Rd, Romeoville, IL
Contact:  Rhonda; Email:  info@heddmutt.com
Website: https://www.heddmutt.com/
Event: Adoption Event!  Wagging tails and wet noses are waiting to meet you at the Hedd Mutt Foundation adoption event.  Come meet some wonderful dogs looking for their forever homes.

IOWA

Organization(s):  Siouxland Humane Society
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  10:00 AM – 4:00 PetSmart – 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Southern Hills Mall
Location: Southern Hills Mall, 4400 Sergeant Rd., Sioux City, IA & PetSmart, 5001 Sergeant Rd, Sioux City, IA
Contact:  Kelly; Email:  adopt@siouxlandhumanesociety.org
Website: http://www.siouxlandhumanesociety.org
Event: Adoption Events! Siouxland Humane Society will be at PetSmart in Lakeport Commons and the Southern Hills Mall in Sioux City on Saturday, August 17th with wonderful dogs, cats, puppies and kittens of all shapes, sizes, colors, and personalities waiting to meet you.

KANSAS

Organization(s):  Wichita Animal Action League
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Towne West Pet Adoption Center, 4600 W Kellogg Dr., Wichita, KS
Contact:  Amanda Kidd; Email:  amanda@waalrescue.org
Website: https://waalrescue.org/
Event: Adoption Event!  Find your new fur-ever family member!  Come meet the wonderful pets available for adoption from the Wichita Animal Action League at the Towne West Square Adoption Center in Wichita, Kansas on Saturday, August 17 from 11 AM – 3 PM.  See a current list of available animals at waalrescue.org/adoptions and fill out an application to get “pre-approved.”

LOUISIANA

Organization(s):  Greyhound Pets of America – Louisiana/Mississippi
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Saylor’s Pet Depot, 70457 Louisiana 21, Suite 114, Covington, LA
Contact:  Joyce; Email:  ShuggJ@eaganins.com
Website: https://houndsabound.org/
Event: Meet & Greet!  GPA will promote greyhound adoption. This public, “hands-on” gathering will allow members of the public an opportunity to experience an “in the fur” meeting and the opportunity to touch and interact with docile, friendly greyhounds. The meet & greet will allow potential adopters (or casual observers) to see how ex-racing greyhounds behave and how they adapt to family life. Public exposure and education are extremely important in exhibiting to the public the suitability and availability of greyhounds as family pets.

MAINE

Organization(s):  Maine Greyhound Placement Service
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Petco, 777 Stillwater Ave, Bangor, ME
Contact:  Sue; Email:  greyhoundplacements@myfairpoint.net
Website:  https://www.greyhoundplacement.com
Event: Meet & Greet!  MGPS and their greyhounds will be at Petco-Bangor to promote greyhound adoption.  If your thinking about adopting a greyhound, please join MGPS to see greyhounds in person and learn more about the breed.

MASSACHUSETTS

Organization(s):  PAWS Wakefield
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: 411 Lowell St., Wakefield, MA
Contact:  Diane DeVivo; Email:  pawswakefield@outlook.com
Website: http://pawswakefield.org
Event: Adoption Event & Open House! Please join PAWS for an adoption event featuring cats of all ages along with their fosters to match cats to people and people to cats.  PAWS will also host an open house with refreshments to showcase what they do as a cat rescue and animal welfare organization. PAWS have been serving the local community for almost 37 years and this event provides a wonderful opportunity for those in the community to learn more about what PAWS does and to ask questions about animal welfare issues.

Organization(s):  Rainbow Rescues
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  7:00 AM – 11:30 PM
Location: Online
Contact:  Cheryl Ploof; Email: mentor@rainbowrescues.org
Website:  https://www.rainbowrescues.org/home.html
Event:  Online Educational and Fundraising Event! Rainbow Rescues will celebrate International Homeless Animals’ Day with an online educational awareness campaign about the importance of spay/neuter and adoption.  A current list of animals available for adoption can be viewed at:  https://www.facebook.com/rainbowrescues/app/190322544333196/

MICHIGAN

Organization(s):  For the Love of Cats Rescue and Adoption
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: PetSmart, 385 Haggerty Highway, Commerce Charter, MI
Contact:  info@locrami.com
Website: https://www.locrami.com
Event:  Cat Adoption Event!  For the Love of Cats, a foster-based rescue invites you to meet some adorable cats and kittens available for adoption at PetSmart, Commerce. If you’re looking for an amazing cat and forever companion visit their website to see some of the cats available for adoption.  You might just find your very own fur-ever friend!

Organization(s):  Last Day Dog Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  12:00 Noon – 3:00 PM
Location: Petco – Canton, 43465 Ford Road, Canton, MI
Contact:  Carol; Email: ourlastdaydogs@gmail.com
Website: https://www.lastdaydogrescue.org
Event: Adoption Event!  Every homeless pet deserves the opportunity to find a forever loving home! Please join Last Day Dog Rescue at Petco-Canton from 12 Noon -3 PM on Saturday, August 17th and meet their wonderful volunteers and amazing dogs available for adoption. A list of current dogs and cats available for adoption can be viewed at: https://www.lastdaydogrescue.org/animals/list

MINNESOTA

Organization(s):  Secondhand Hounds
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Secondhand Hounds, 5959 Baker Rd, Suite 390, Minnetonka, MN
Contact:  info@secondhandhounds.org
Website: https://secondhandhounds.org
Event: Summer Series of Adoption Events!  Come on out and meet your new best friend furever at Secondhand Hounds adoption event.  Please visit their website at secondhandhounds.org to learn more about the pet’s available for adoption.

MISSISSIPPI

Organization(s):  Bark n’ Bites
Date:  August 14 – 17, 2019
Location: Bay Saint Louis, MS
Contact:  Through Website
Website: https://barknbites.dog/
Event: Bark n’ Bites will donate 15% of all proceeds plus treats to the Hancock County Animal Shelter for International Homeless Animal Day.

NEBRASKA

Organization(s):  Hands, Hearts and Paws
Date:  Saturday, August 17, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Long Dog Fat Cat – Village Pointe, 16909 Burke St, Omaha, NE
Contact: Debbie; Email: handsheartspaws@cox.net
Website: https://www.handsheartspaws.org/
Event:  Meet & Greet on International Homeless Animals’ Day!  Hands, Hearts and Paws invites you to meet some of their awesome adoptable dogs and their wonderful volunteers.

Organization(s):  Little White Dog Rescue (LWDR)
Date: Saturday, August 17, 2019
Time:  12:00 PM -2:00 PM
Location:  The Green Spot Omaha, 1110 S 71st St, Ste K, Omaha, NE
Contact: Jennifer Eusterbrock; Email: info@littlewhitedogrescue.org
Website: http://www.littlewhitedogrescue.org/
Event: Meet & Greet!  Come out to The Green Spot on Saturday, August 17th between 12pm-2pm to meet some of Little White Dog Rescue’s adoptable dogs! Volunteers from the group will be there to answer questions you may have about the organization and their adoption process!

NEW JERSEY

Organization(s):  NorthStar Pet Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  12 PM – 3 PM
Location: Pet Supplies Plus, 350 Ramapo Valley Rd., Oakland, NJ
Contact:  Email: woof@northstarpets.org
Website: https://www.northstarpets.org/dogs/
Event:  Adoption Event!  Come celebrate International Homeless Animals’ Day with NorthStar Pet Rescue at Pet Supplies Plus in Oakland!  Many adorable pups ready for their furever homes can be viewed here:  https://www.northstarpets.org/dogs/.

Organization(s):  Wag On Inn Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Petco, 231 NJ-35, Eatontown, NJ
Contact: Amanda; Email:  Wagoninnrescue@yahoo.com
Website: https://wagoninn.rescuegroups.org/
Event: Adoption Event! Please join Wag On Inn Rescue at Petco Eatontown and meet some wonderful adoptable companion animals looking for their forever home!

NEW YORK

Sponsor:  Bo’s Bones Gourmet Organic Dog Biscuits
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Allan H. Treman State Marine Park, 805 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY
Contact:  Jen Sage; Email:  info@bosbones.com
Website: https://www.bosbones.com
Event: Ithaca Dog Fest 2019! Come visit area rescue groups to find your next best fur-ever friend on International Homeless Animals’ Day! Meet adoptable dogs and talk with the people who will help you find the perfect companion. Vendors of “dog stuff” will have treasures galore (collars, leashes, apparel, toys, treats, services, and more) for great shopping. A great day for dogs and the people who love them!  Bo’s Bones Gourmet Organic Dog Biscuits is sponsoring the event to support the folks who save dogs’ lives and restore their well-being.

NEW MEXICO

Organization(s):  Animal Village N.M.
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: 7246 Highway 54 70, Alamogordo, NM
Contact:  Sunny; Email:  animalvillagenm1@gmail.com
Website: https://www.animalvillagenm.org/
Event: Adoption Event! New Mexico’s largest no-kill animal shelter, Animal Village NM invites you to celebrate International Homeless Animals’ Day at the shelter on Saturday, August 17th from 9 AM – 2 PM.  Music by DJ Judi Valentine.  Wonderful pets looking for their forever homes are waiting to meet you.   Adoption fees will be reduced to half price for guardians that are pre-approved by August 15th.  View a current list of pets available for adoption and submit your application at:  https://www.animalvillagenm.org/adoptable-pets. PAW, Partnership for Animal Welfare low-cost spay/neuter registration for low-income guardians will be available for $45.

NORTH CAROLINA

Organization(s):  Purr Partners Feline Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  11:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: PetSmart – Wake Forest, 11835 Retail Dr. and PetSmart – Raleigh, 8825 Six Forks Rd.
Contact:  Sondra; Email:  info@purrpartners.org
Website: https://www.purrpartners.org
Event: Adoption Events!  Purr Partners Feline Rescue will observe International Homeless Animals’ Day with two adoption events!  Join them at PetSmart – Wake Forest and PetSmart – Six Forks in Raleigh for Mamma Mia adoption events featuring adorable mama cats for a reduced adoption fee.  Cats attending the events can be found on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/PurrPartnersNC/.  Adoption applications are available at:  bit.ly/2MYLN6y.  Purr Partners will have their regular adoption events at both PetSmart locations again on Sunday from 11:30 am – 3:00 pm.

OHIO

Organization(s):  House of Mews Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  12 Noon – 3:00 PM
Location: Pet Supplies Plus – Mentor, 7315 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH
Contact: Renée; Email:  houseofmewsrescue@gmail.com
Website: http://www.houseofmewsrescue.org
Event: Cat Adoption Event! Please join House of Mews Rescue at Pet Supplies Plus-Mentor from 12 Noon to 3 PM on Saturday, August 17th.  There are many charming cats available for adoption. You may meet your new forever friend!  Cats currently available for adoption can be viewed at:  http://www.houseofmewsrescue.org/adopt.html

Organization(s):  WAG! Festival
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  10:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Location: Prairie Oaks Metro Park, Darby Bend Lakes Area, 2755 Amity Road, Hilliard OH
Contact: Mike; Email: info@wagfest.com
Website: https://wagfest.com/
Event:  WAG! Dog Festival!  Bring your BFF (Best Furry Friend) and head to WAG! Fest on International Homeless Animals’ Day! It’s the biggest event in Ohio helping dogs in need. Dozens of regional shelters and rescue groups will be at the festival with adoptable dogs who are seeking forever homes.  This year’s WAG! Festival offers everything from education advice to live entertainment and contests. Additional information:  www.WAGFEST.com.

OKLAHOMA

Organization(s):  Pet Angels Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  1:00 PM
Location: Pet Angels Rescue, 10374 S Coltrane Rd., Guthrie, OK
Contact:  Tiffany D Smith; Email:  contact@petangelsrescue.org
Website: http://www.petangelsrescue.org
Event: Open House Adoption Day!  Please join Pet Angels Rescue at their adoption center on Saturday, August 17th at 1:00 pm and meet wonderful adoptable fur babies! If you are interested in a particular dog or cat filling out a pre-adoption application in advance helps speed up the adoption process! Visit petangelsrescue.org to see all of our adoptable cats and dogs! Pre-adoption application link: http://www.petangelsrescue.org/adoption-process/

Organization(s):  Infinity Farms Animal Sanctuary and Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: PetSmart, 660 Ed Noble Pkwy, Norman, OK
Contact:  Brianna; Email:  animalrescue@infinityfarmsok.org
Website: https://www.infinityfarmsok.org/
Event: Adoption Event! Come out and meet adorable puppies, adult dogs, and possibly cats and kittens looking for their forever homes at PetSmart in Norman on Saturday, August 17th from 4:00-7:00 pm! Pets currently available for adoption and adoption applications can be found at: infinityfarmsok.org.

OREGON

Organization(s):  Oregon Humane Society and Corgi Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Pearl District, Portland – NW Everett & Park Avenue
Contact:  Lynde Paule, Organizer; Email: LyndePaule@aol.com
Website: https://corgiwalk.com/
Event: Dog Walk!  The 12th annual Corgi Walk in the Pearl will take place on Saturday, August 17! The walk is a benefit for the Oregon Humane Society and Corgi Rescue.

Organization(s):  Street Dog Hero
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Saturday Market, 520 NW Wall St, Bend, OR
Contact:  Marianne; Email:  streetdoghero@gmail.com
Website: https://www.streetdoghero.org
Event: Adoption Event!  Join Street Dog Hero’s at the Saturday Market and meet some awesome adoptable pups looking for their forever home.

PENNSYLVANIA

Sponsor:  AACA Museum
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  8:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Location: AACA Museum, 161 Museum Dr, Hershey, PA
Contact:  Nancy Gates; Email:  NGates@AACAMuseum.org
Website: https://www.aacamuseum.org/cars4critters-car-show/
Event:  Cars 4 Critters Benefit Car Show! The AACA Museum will host a car show to benefit the animals of Speranza Animal Rescue on International Homeless Animals’ Day, Saturday, August 17th.  This is a pet-friendly event.  Leashed pets are welcome outside the museum.

Organization(s):  Tri-County Animal Rescue Center, Pennsylvania
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Clarion County Veterans Memorial Park
Contact:  contactus@tricounty-arc.org
Website: http://tricounty-arc.org/
Event: 7th annual International Homeless Animals’ Day observance!  Please join Tri-County Animal Rescue for a fun and informative day with raffles, games, and contests for kids, a pet parade, pinwheel memorials, music vendors and a chance to meet other rescues.

RHODE ISLAND

Organization(s):  Defenders of Animals
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Governor Sprague Mansion, 1351 Cranston St., Cranston, RI
Contact: Dennis Tabella, Director, Email:  defendersofanimals@msn.com
Website: http://www.defendersofanimals.org/
Event:  Humane Heroes Award Ceremony and Candlelight Vigil! Join Defenders of Animals for their 23rd consecutive International Homeless Animals’ Day Candlelight Vigil and Humane Hero Award Ceremony at Governor Sprague Mansion. Live Music.  Event is open to the public.

SOUTH CAROLINA

Organization(s):  Humane Society of McCormick County
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  10:00 AM — 2:30 PM
Location: PetSmart, 2527 Whiskey Rd., Aiken, SC  29803
Contact: Judy Haywood; Email: HSMC2000@gmail.com
Website: http://www.mccormickcounty.petfinder.com
Event: Adoption Event — The Humane Society of McCormick County will host an adoption event on IHAD at PetSmart —Aiken.  Many friendly dogs available for adoption will be waiting to meet you at the event. Pets available for adoption can be viewed at http://www.mccormickcounty.petfinder.com.  If there is a particular pet you would like to meet at the event please contact the shelter at HSMC2000@gmail.com.  If you plan on adopting a dog and already have a canine friend at home, please bring your dog with you for a meet-and-greet with the potential new pet to ensure chemistry between the two pets won’t be an issue.

TENNESSEE

Organization(s):  Holly Help Spay and Neuter Fund
Date:  August 1 – August 31
Location: Holly Help Store Front Office, #14 Sixth St., Bristol, TN
Contact:  Sue Williams; Phone: (276) 466-5375
Website: http://hollyhelp.org/Home.php
Event: Awareness/Educational Event!  For the 10th consecutive year, Holly Help Spay and Neuter Fund will participate in IHAD with a month-long window display in the store front office featuring educational information to shed light on dog and cat overpopulation and the spay/neuter solution.  Holly Help Spay-Neuter Fund Founder/Operator, Sue Williams will be a guest on Channel 5 WCYB news at Noon to discuss pet overpopulation and International Homeless Animals’ Day.  The news segment can also be viewed on WCYB’s website.

TEXAS

Organization(s):  Wilbarger Humane Society
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: 2801 Sullivan St., Vernon, TX
Contact:  Suzie Streit; Email:  whs76384@gmail.com
Website: http://www.wilbargerhumanesocietyvernontx.org
Event:  Adoption Event!  Wet noses and wagging tails are waiting to greet you on International Homeless Animals’ Day at the Wilbarger Humane Society adoption event in Vernon, Texas!  The event will be held from 10 am – 2 pm, Saturday August 17.  If you’re looking for a forever friend to share your home with you won’t want to miss this event.  See a current list of animals available for adoption at: bit.ly/2JcucokWilbargerHSAdopt

VIRGINIA

Organization(s):  Animal World USA
Date:  August 17 – 25, 2019
Time:  Varies – see event website for times and locations.
Contact:  Michele Buckalew, President; Email: Michellebuckalew@comcast.net
Website: http://virginiaanimals.org/
Event: 5th Annual Virginia Week for the Animals will take place August 17 – 25th.  Events will include adoption fairs, spay/neuter events, shelter & sanctuary days, R.E.A.D. dog programs in libraries, educational activities, and much more!

WASHINGTON

Organization(s):  Animal World USA
Date:  August 17 – 25, 2019
Time:  Varies – see event website for 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 6th 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):  CHEW Dog Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Wilco, 3408 Hunt St NW, Gig Harbor, WA
Contact:  Gloria; Email:  pawsontherun@gmail.com
Website: https://www.chewdogrescue.org
Event: Adoption Outreach Event!  CHEW Dog Rescue’s wonderful dogs are waiting to be matched with their special person.  Come and learn about CHEW and find your next furry best friend on Saturday, August 17 at Wilco in Gig Harbor. All dogs (except puppies under 6 months) are spayed/neutered, up-to-date on vaccinations and are microchipped.

WISCONSIN

Organization(s):  Coco’s Heart Dog Rescue
Date:  Saturday, August 17
Time:  11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Angel’s Pet World, 105 2nd St, Hudson, WI
Contact:  Molly; Email:  events@cocosheartdogrescue.org
Website: https://cocosheartdogrescue.org
Event: Adoption Event! Join Coco’s Heart and meet some of their adoptable dogs at Angel’s Pet World! More information on Coco’s Heart adoption process can be found here: https://cocosheartdogrescue.org/chdr-adoption-process