Sep 28, 2012 3:00 pm
The Philly Dog reporting in with our Furry Friends calendar for October
October can be one of the most fun events for you and your pet. With the cooler weather and costume contests (duh) both of you get a little pep in your step this month.
October's pet calendar.
Save the Date for the Mums & Mutts fundraiser at the Burke Playground on October 6th, 2012(Saturday) Raindate:October 7th 2012 (Sunday) from 12-4pm. There will be facepainting, kids arts and crafts and games, live entertainment and live MUMMERS performances..RAFFLES, baskets, EAGLES tickets, spa gift cards and much, much more!! For more details, visit https://www.facebook.com/mumsandmutts. This fundraiser benefits The Philadelphia MUMMERS and Tree Tops Animal Rescue.
Ready to go all in and try your luck at some casino tables? New Leash on Life USA
, a Philadelphia non-profit dedicated to improving the life of inmates and saving the lives of dogs, is proud to host their first Casino Night Fundraiser on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 2200 Arch Street. Early bird tickets are available for $50 (and $65 after 10/03/12) and will give each attendee access to open bar and food, along with fun money which can be played at a number of different games. For tickets go to http://newleash.ticketleap.com/casino/
and use promo code PHILLYUNLEASHED when you buy tickets, you get $10 off!
On October 14th (*Rain Date: Sunday, October 21st.), Bring Your Dog to Brunch! Dine with your dog and support the homeless animals in Philadelphia! (All dogs must be on leash). Homemade biscuits for your canine companions, a special doggie menu, and prize for best costume for the dogs! Love Four Paws will be at Alla Spina with cats and dogs available for adoption. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/421009084627768/
Friends of Schuylkill River Park will be having a dog costume parade at the Annual Fall Festival. Saturday, October 20th 11 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Taney and Pine Streets. Enter your pet in one of three contests including Most Scariest, Most Cutest and Most Original.
Costume time is 11:15 a.m. Meet at the membership table.
Join hundreds of dogs and their owners at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia on October 21st for Paws for the Cause walk to support their efforts to beat cancer. Visit dog-friendly vendors, enter a doggie costume contest and more! To register, visit http://fccc.edu/information/calendar/special-events/paws/
PAWS is hosting a pumpkin carving contest on October 21st to benefit the shelter. Seven local chefs will compete to carve the best jack-o-lanterns which will all be auctioned off to benefit PAWS. Competition starts at 4 pm at Fairmount Avenue Hickory Lane Bistro.