Dog Events in Maryland

Mark your calendars! There are 12 upcoming events in Maryland. Use the links below to get details on each event, print directions, look at pictures, and even read reviews of last year's event. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Maryland, or call 877-411-FIDO to speak with one of our pet travel experts!

APR
29

Mid-Maryland Petapalooza

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This is a wonderful event for animal lovers and anyone curious about adding an animal to their life! Mid-Maryland Petapalooza (MMP) is a Pet Expo fundraiser that will increase awareness of pet organizations, rescues, and pet related businesses. It will be a fun filled day with the opportunity for animal lovers to view, purchase, and explore animal companies and services in the surrounding area. The public is welcome to bring pets with up-to-date rabies vaccines. If you are willing to share this event, just let me know and I will send you all the information. The first 200 families get a swag bag. Mid-Maryland Petapalooza is a coalition of non-profit 501 (c)3 animal welfare organizations. The coalition consists of the following groups: The Frederick County Humane Society, Friends For Life Cat Rescue, Friends of Montgomery County Animals, Lonely Hearts Animal Rescue & Tip Me Frederick.
APR
29 – 30

6th annual Maryland DogFest

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From entertainment to dog adoptions to quality, dog-related exhibitors, the 6th annual Maryland DogFest will offer something for dog lovers of all ages.Additionally, Special guest, Pit Boss Shorty Rossi, will be at Maryland DogFest on Saturday and Sunday to meet and greet fans. All leashed dogs are invited to attend with their owners. Tickets can be purchased at the front gate on the day of the event.
APR
29

Baltimore Humane Society Black Tie & Tails Gala

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Bring a friend! Bring your pup! Join us for the most unique gala event of the year! Support the animals at the Baltimore Humane Society by joining us for this can’t-miss black tie gala event. The evening will feature an elegant seated dinner, open bar, live music, dancing, raffles, silent auction, and live auction run by A.J. Billig Auctioneers! Tickets are $149 per person (well-behaved animals attend for free!) Buy before April 15th and get the Early Bird ticket special at $125! All funds raised from Black Tie and Tails support the care of animals at our no-kill shelter. The evening, hosted by WMAR-TV ABC2 News anchor, Jamie Costello, will feature an elegant seated dinner catered by Santoni's, Graul's dessert, open bar, live music by New Legacy Jazz Band, dancing, wine wall, bourbon tasting bar by Twin Valley Distillers, magic by William Gross, silent auction, live auction hosted by A.J. Billig, Bark! Store goody bags, and many more surprises! Tickets are $125 per person (well-behaved animals attend for free!) All funds raised from Black Tie and Tails support the care of animals at our no-kill shelter. Get your tickets now for a fabulous evening of dinner, dancing, and fun! Can’t make the Gala! Bid on all our Silent Auction items a few weeks leading up to the event. You’ll find all sorts of wonderful things to bid on including a limited edition NFL Football Helmet signed by AND inscribed by ALL 18 Living NFL Quarterbacks who have been inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame! Bid on items like golf lessons, a private wine class for 20, overnight get-aways, and so much, much more! Pets Welcome! Black tie optional. Sense of humor required. More information and tickets About the Baltimore Humane Society The Baltimore Humane Society, founded in 1927 by Mrs. Elsie Seeger Barton, is an independent, non-profit, no-kill animal shelter, which offers low-cost veterinary care to the public, and a pet cemetery with grief support services. We receive no funding from the local or federal governments, or any national animal welfare organizations. The Baltimore Humane Society is a proud member of BAWA (Baltimore Animal Welfare Alliance) along with the MD SPCA, BARCS (Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter), and Baltimore City Animal Control. For more information about BHS, and how you can contribute, volunteer, adopt, or foster, please visit www.bmorehumane.org.
MAY
9

Yappier Hours at Gunther & Co.

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Bring Fido to "Yappier Hours" series co-hosted by Tito's Vodka and Gunther & Co., with $2 from every Tito's drink purchased at the outdoor patio going to Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter. There will be giveaways, dog treats, prizes and, of course, Tito's cocktail specials. Well behaved dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. Outdoor heaters will be on if it's chilly!
MAY
13

Bark in the Park

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Bring Fido for a fun afternoon of Bark in the Park! Activities will include: Demonstrations • Sample dog related products • Off-leash areas • Agility courses • Doggie fashion show • Make new friends! Doggie Fashion Show is FREE with admission. Register the day of the event. Prizes awarded to winners. Contest starts at noon.
MAY
21

Seabee's Saving the Animals Day

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Meet a new fur friend wtih adoption opportunities by PG Animal Mgmt Div, AA Co SPCA, and Mid-Atlantic Turtle and Tortoise Society. Bring Fido for on-site pet grooming and Puppy Kissing Booth! Leashed and crated pets welcome. Please bring shelter donation supplies - see the website for their wishlist: https://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/257/Donations
JUN
3

City of Greenbelt Pet Expo 2017

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The purpose of the event is to promote and educate citizens on responsible pet care, also for local animal related businesses to gain some exposure within the community they serve. We also have families looking to add some furry/scaly members, so available animals are welcome to come! We aim to make this a family friendly event with a moon bounce, food venders, as well as information on local resources.
JUN
13

Yappier Hours at Gunther & Co.

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Bring Fido to "Yappier Hours" series co-hosted by Tito's Vodka and Gunther & Co., with $2 from every Tito's drink purchased at the outdoor patio going to Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter. There will be giveaways, dog treats, prizes and, of course, Tito's cocktail specials. Well behaved dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. Outdoor heaters will be on if it's chilly!
JUL
11

Yappier Hours at Gunther & Co.

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Bring Fido to "Yappier Hours" series co-hosted by Tito's Vodka and Gunther & Co., with $2 from every Tito's drink purchased at the outdoor patio going to Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter. There will be giveaways, dog treats, prizes and, of course, Tito's cocktail specials. Well behaved dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. Outdoor heaters will be on if it's chilly!
AUG
8

Yappier Hours at Gunther & Co.

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Bring Fido to "Yappier Hours" series co-hosted by Tito's Vodka and Gunther & Co., with $2 from every Tito's drink purchased at the outdoor patio going to Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter. There will be giveaways, dog treats, prizes and, of course, Tito's cocktail specials. Well behaved dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. Outdoor heaters will be on if it's chilly!
SEP
12

Yappier Hours at Gunther & Co.

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Bring Fido to "Yappier Hours" series co-hosted by Tito's Vodka and Gunther & Co., with $2 from every Tito's drink purchased at the outdoor patio going to Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter. There will be giveaways, dog treats, prizes and, of course, Tito's cocktail specials. Well behaved dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. Outdoor heaters will be on if it's chilly!
OCT
10

Yappier Hours at Gunther & Co.

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Bring Fido to "Yappier Hours" series co-hosted by Tito's Vodka and Gunther & Co., with $2 from every Tito's drink purchased at the outdoor patio going to Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter. There will be giveaways, dog treats, prizes and, of course, Tito's cocktail specials. Well behaved dogs are welcome on the outdoor patio. Outdoor heaters will be on if it's chilly!