Paws, Whiskers & Wags is proud to host and support pet-related events in Northern Georgia and North Carolina. Get to know us before you need us. Take a look at some of the upcoming events and fundraisers in our area and plan now to join us.
Events in Atlanta, GA
Pet Loss Support Group
First Tuesday of Each Month, 7pm – 9:00pm
Hosted By: Paws, Whiskers & Wags, Decatur, GA
The heart knows no difference between losing an animal companion and losing a human loved one. There are many resources for people suffering from pet loss bereavement. The more you share your grief with others the stronger you will become. Take charge of your grief and your grief work will help you grow in ways you never thought possible. Space is limited so please RSVP for this event.
RSVP to Michael@pawswhiskersandwags.com
Paws, Whiskers & Wags supports several local animal rescue and support foundations.
Come visit our booth and get to know us — before you need us, at the following events:
Saturday, Oct 7th, 2017, 10 am – 4 pm
Hosted By: DREAM Dachshund Rescue at Clayton County International Park
Benefitting DREAM Dachshund Rescue, HowlOWeenie is a fun, free event for dachshund lovers and their families. Bring your dachshunds, your lawn chairs and your belly laughs! The day includes a howling contest, costume contests and doxie races. There is also an artist market, hot dog lunches and beer. For details and the schedule, visit www.dreamrescue.org
Splish Splash Doggie Bash
Saturday and Sunday, Oct 7th and 8th, 2017, 11 am – 3:15 pm
Hosted By: SE Pet Rescue Railroad at Piedmont Park Pool
Get ready for the splashiest event of the year for your favorite furry friend! Join us for a dog swim at the pool and enjoy music, raffles, a Wag Bag, dog sponsors, drinks & more! SEPRR, Fix Georgia Pets, Zeuterin, and other free/low-cost Spay Neuter organizations will be present at this year’s Splish Splash Pool Party hosted by Piedmont Park Conservancy. Event proceeds benefit Piedmont Park’s Dog Park. For details and the schedule, visit https://www.piedmontpark.org/splishsplash/
Come meet Atlanta Beagle Rescue’s adoptable dogs while enjoying this Howloween celebration!
Stray Dog Strut 5K
Sunday, Oct 29th, 2017, Starts at 9 am
Hosted By: Atlanta Beagle Rescue at Newtown Park
This will be the 6th running of Jones Bridge Animal Hospital’s Stray Dog Strut 5K at Newtown Park in Johns Creek, GA! This is a dog-friendly event and runners are encouraged to bring their canine companions to participate in the festivities. Dress your dog and yourself up in costume. There will be awards for the best human and canine costume
Events in Charlotte, NC
Pet Loss Support Group
Second Tuesday of Each Month, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Hosted By: Paws, Whiskers & Wags in Charlotte, NC
The Charlotte support group session will be rescheduled at a later date due to a scheduling conflict with the therapist. Please check back soon for the rescheduled date and time. Thank you.
The heart knows no difference between losing an animal companion and losing a human loved one. There are many resources for people suffering from pet loss bereavement. The more you share your grief with others, the stronger you will become. Take charge of your grief and your grief work will help you grow in ways you never thought possible.
For more information please call 980-819-2504 or email CharlotteOffice@pawswhiskersandwags.com
Saturday, Oct 14th, 2017, Starts at 9 am
Hosted By: American Pit Bull Foundation at McApline Creek Park in Charlotte
Proceeds from the RescueMe 5K benefit the American Pit Bull Foundation’s program Operation Sidekick which is dedicated to training and providing rescued service dogs to veterans battling Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The race kicks off at 9am for runners and walkers. The 100 Yard Dash Fun Run for kids 12 years of age and under kicks off at 9:45am.
Games, vendors, contests, beer, food, and lots of family fun are to be had at this year’s RescueMe 5k to benefit the American Pit Bull Foundation and our community program helping veterans and canines. For more information go to https://americanpitbullfoundation.com/rescue-me-5k/