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Upcoming Events in Tucson, Arizona!

Doggie Dash 'n Dawdle

October 29, 2016, 8am to Noon

Riverfront Park - 551 W Lambert Lane

This event is an all-ages, fun, 2-mile dash or 1-mile dawdle for you and your furry friend, as well as a dog festival for you, your pet, family and friends!

The Dash ' n Dawdle event:
* Will be professionally timed!
* Race begins at 8:45 a.m.
* Dash 'n Dawdle Fee: $15 until October 1 (t-shirt included until Oct 1)

The FREE Dog Festival will:
* Be from 9 a.m. to noon
* Have raffle prizes with proceeds to benefit local dog charities
* Have a Dog costume contest
* Have training and flyball demonstrations
* Offer Canine Good Citizen testing
* Have local dog organizations and businesses
* Have a dog biscuit decorating station and much more!

Register by phone at 520-229-5050, in person at The Oro Valley Community Center, or online at orovalleyaz.gov.

If you have questions, please call Nick Scala at 520-229-5054

Tucson Pet Expo

Saturday October 29th - 10am - 7pm

Tucson Convention Center

What can you expect at an amazing pet expo?

  • Tons of exhibitors
  • Fabulous prize giveaways and fun for both the Two-legged and Four-legged
  • Adopt! Dozens of Rescue Groups and a Petfinder.com Mega-Adoption Event
  • Discounted Vaccinations, Heartworm and Flea Prevention, and Microchipping
  • Free Nail Trims
  • Agility Demonstrations
  • Live Entertainment
  • The latest and greatest pet products

Dog and Beer Fundraising Event

Thursday November 3rd - 5pm-8pm

Thunder Canyon Brewery - 220 E Broadway Blvd.

Join Pima Paws for Life at Thunder Canyon Brewery, 220 E. Broadway Blvd., for a "Dog & Beer Fundraising Event" to benefit the pups and cats at Pima Paws for Life. The evening will include a selection of TCB beers available for $6, with $5 going directly to Pima Paws for Life, adoptable dogs and raffle items!
This is a family friendly event, human kids are welcome, but please leave the 4-legged ones at home.

Hops and Hounds

Saturday November 5th - 4pm to 8pm

Tucson Hop Shop - 3320 N Dodge Blvd.

Tucson Hop Shop hosts In the Arms of Angels for an evening filled with beer, raffles and fun with your well-behaved dog. Your $15 ticket enters you into the drawing for a door prize and gets you one free beer pour (valued at $6). There will be a 50/50 drawing. Tickets for this raffle are $20/10 tickets or $15/10 tickets, $5/1 ticket. You can also purchase a photo of you and your dog in the AOA photo booth for $5. Finally AOA is requesting donations of new or gently used dog beds, toys, leashes, no-slip collars, and pet accessories. Costco brand food would also be very appreciated. This event is limited to individuals aged 21 and over. Tickets available at all of our adoption events at Petsmart (Grant/Swan) Saturdays and Sundays 10-4 and also at https://event.bookitbee.com/9353/hops-and-hounds/

Enjoy delicious food from You Sly Dog and Beer Geek Bakery, with special free treats for your pooch!

Yappy Hour

 November 7th, 2016!

Noble Hops Gastropub -
1335 W Lambert Ln, Oro Valley, AZ 85737

Join Dr. Devey and the gang from Ina Road Animal Hospital as we enjoy great food and beer on the pet friendly patio at Noble Hops. Bring your well behaved pooch and enjoy a beer while relaxing on their outdoor patio.

Entry is free!

10% of net sales during the event will be donated to a different charity each month.

September's charity: Southern Arizona Golden Retriever Rescue

To sign up for the event, and to share with your friends, visit our Facebook events page!

Hope to see you there!

Bark for Life

A canine event to fight Cancer

Saturday December 10th, 2016 - 9:30am

Reid Park

The American Cancer Society Bark For Life is a fundraising event honoring the life-long
contributions of our Canine Caregivers. Bark presents an opportunity for people to be
empowered through their canine companion partnerships and to contribute to cancer
cures through the mission of the American Cancer Society.

What happens at Bark For Life of Pima County?
Bark For Life is a community event for people to walk with their dogs to honor the care giving qualities of their canine “Best Friends” and cancer survivors.

  • Honoring Caregiver Qualities And Survivorship
  • Doggie Games, Demonstrations By Groups Such As: Therapy, Police Or Handi Dogs. Raffles, Paw Printing, doggie kissing booth and more
  • Top Dog Dress Up Contest & Look A Like Contest. Judged by local personality judges.
  • Vendors Such As Veterinarians, Groomers & Trainers….
  • And so much More!

Register at relayforlife.org/tucsonvailaz

Early registration fee is $10 for participant and tail wagger.
Day of event registration is $15 for participant and canine.
Registration fee includes Bark For Life bandana for your canine.
There is a $5 fee for each additional dog. A maximum of two dogs per person.

For more Information
contact Melina Gomez, at 520-272-1912 or mrsmelinagomez@gmail.com