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Fort Lauderdale
BRING YOUR PET to the MIAMI-FT LAUDERDALE PET EXPO on Saturday, November 15, 2014! PLUS MEET SHORTY ROSSI and HERCULES, stars of "PIT BOSS" on ANIMAL PLANET! Admission is FREE!
November 15, 2014
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
1950 Eisenhower Boulevard Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone:8009773609
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Comments:The MIAMI-FT LAUDERDALE PET EXPO is HERE! Bring your pet to this awesome event for all pet lovers and Meet Shorty Rossi and HERCULES, stars of "Pit Boss" on Animal Planet! Admission is Free!Don?t miss this super exciting event for pet lovers on Saturday, November 15, 2014, from 10am - 6pm, INDOORS (and air-conditioned!) at Fort Lauderdale Convention Center with FREE Admission!You?re welcome to BRING YOUR DOG or your bird or even your lizard ? just make sure that you have proof of current age-appropriate immunizations (if applicable) and that your canine companion is on a non-retractable lead. Meet Shorty Rossi and Hercules, stars of the hit show ?Pit Boss? on Animal Planet, who?ll be signing autographs and taking pics with fans from 10am to 5pm! Copies of his best-selling book, ?Four Feet Tall and Rising: A Memoir,? samples of Shorty?s new luxury cigar line and other ?Pit Boss? collector?s items will be available for sale too! All proceeds benefit Shorty?s Rescue, which works tirelessly to help relieve the suffering of - and prevent cruelty to - Pit Bulls through education and activism.Check out TONS of PET-FRIENDLY EXHIBITORS and RESCUE GROUPS, see live demonstrations in LURE COURSING, OBEDIENCE TRAINING, PET CARE & ACTIVISM, great giveaways and PRIZES, amazing DISCOUNTS on your favorite pet products, talent contest and COSTUME CONTEST, fabulous RETAILERS and much more FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!And if you?re looking to add a new pet to the family, the Petfinder.com MEGA-ADOPTION event will have an abundance of pets available for adoption. Plus we?ll be offering LOW-COST IMMUNIZATIONS, FREE NAIL TRIMS and MICROCHIPPING for all the furry friends who need them! If you?re a pet owner ? or want to be one ? you?ll find everything you need under one roof, so you and your pet can PLAY, SHOP, LEARN or ADOPT in COMFORT. For more information, visit us at www.miamiftlpetexpo.com or join us on Facebook at (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Miami-Ft-Lauderdale-Pet-Expo/72



Ft. Lauderdale
2014 FT. LAUDERDALE AMAZING PET EXPO
November 15, 2014
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone:800-977-3609
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Comments:BRING YOUR PET to the 2014 Ft. Lauderdale Amazing Pet Expo!This event takes place Saturday, Saturday, November 15, 2014, from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, INDOORS at Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center with FREE Admission!You?re welcome to BRING YOUR DOG or your bird or even your lizard ? just make sure that you have proof of current age-appropriate immunizations (if applicable) and that your canine companion is on a non-retractable lead.Check out a special appearance by SHORTY ROSSI (and his pit bull, Hercules), star of ?PIT BOSS? on Animal Planet, 165 + PET-FRIENDLY EXHIBITORS and RESCUE GROUPS, see live demonstrations in AGILITY, OBEDIENCE TRAINING, PET CARE & ACTIVISM, great giveaways and PRIZES, amazing DISCOUNTS on your favorite pet products, talent contest and COSTUME CONTEST, fabulous RETAILERS and much more FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! And if you?re looking to add a new pet to your family, a MEGA-ADOPTION event sponsored by Banfield Pet Hospitals will have more than 300 pets available for adoption.Plus we will be offering LOW-COST IMMUNIZATIONS and MICROCHIPPING for the furry friends that need them!If you?re a pet owner ? or want to be one ? you?ll find everything you need under one roof, so that you can PLAY, SHOP, LEARN OR ADOPT in AIR-CONDITIONED COMFORT.For more information, visit us at www.ftlauderdalepetexpo.com or join us on Facebook at (www.facebook.com/ftlauderdalepetexpo), shoot us an email at expo@ftlauderdalepetexpo.com or give us a call at 800-977-3609. View our website for directions, vaccination pricing, exhibitor list, entertainment schedules and more. Admission is FREE. See you there!



Hpllywood
Walk for the Greyhounds Barefoot on the Beach
November 8, 2014
5:00 PM
Hollywood Beach Culture and Community Center, 1301 S. ocean Dr, Hollywood Beach
Hpllywood, FL 33020
Phone:9549257758
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Comments:To Register or to make a donation, go to: www.crowdrise.com/walkforthegreyhounds



The Walk for the Greyhounds Barefoot on the Beach, is an annual fundraising event celebrating "life after racing". We will get together for an evening of fun and friendship and support of greyhounds.



All well-behaved dogs of any breed are welcome to join us for this special night of fun and activities. All dogs must be current on all shots, and wearing a rabies tag on their collar. (We will accept Rabies Certificates). Dogs are required to be on a leash at all times. Please do not use Retractable Leads.



We will have many Games and Contests, including: Best Greyhound Sit, Baldest Butt, Best Tricks, Musical Chairs, Owner-Pet Look-a-like. There will also be a Silent Auction with must have items, a Boutique featuring Greyhound items, especially our beautiful collars and coats which can be used on any breed of dog. There will also be complimentary Vegan Food, a Volunteer Award Ceremony, and a Blessing of the Dogs by the Franciscan Brothers.



We have crafted amazing gifts to reward everyone for their fundraising efforts.There will also be some of the most unique items made by greyhound moms. ?Ask your friends, co-workers and relatives to make a contribution for the Greyhounds. Sign un today! The sign-up process is very easy. Create your own team and start collecting donations for the greyhounds. Remember 100% of the proceeds benefit the Greyhounds. We hope you and your dog will join us for this memorable night.



Adoptable greyhounds will be there looking for a loving HOME. Bring home a Greyhound whether it is your first or an addition to your current dog/s. Meet our Greyhounds for Adoption:http://www.hollydogs.org/available-greyhounds-2/



THANK YOU on behalf of the Greyhounds







WALK FOR THE GREYHOUNDS



NOVEMBER 8, 2014



Hollywood Beach



Kissimmee
Pugsgiving
November 1, 2014
11:00AM-5:00PM
Ramada Gateway Convention Center
Kissimmee, FL
Phone:
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Comments:Pug Rescue of Florida?s 12th Annual PugsGiving Fundraiser









To our fellow Pug Lovers: Don?t miss Pug Rescue of Florida?s 12th Annual ?PugsGiving?, the BIGGEST celebration of pugs and pug rescue in the State of Florida. This year?s PugsGiving to be held on Nov. 1st. This dog oriented event is dog and family friendly with free parking, free general admission for children under 12 and dogs and just $5 for adults. 11:00 am ? 5:00 pm. All friendly, vaccinated dogs welcome.



PugsGiving features the largest number of adoptable pugs in the state! Pet contests will include best homemade costume, best celebrity look-a-like costume, best trick and many others; new this year ?America?s got Rescue Talent?. There will be door prizes, hourly raffle prizes, a HUGE Silent Auction, a chance to meet, talk to and shop at lots of great vendors, games with prizes. Other great features include the Pet Blessing, Pet Photos, Pug Jewelry and the Wall of Rescues. Please bring photos of your rescued pugs for posting on the Wall.



We hope you will come to show your love and support for pugs at this fun filled event!. Pugsgiving is our biggest fundraising effort and adoptable pug showcase of the year. Without your support we could not save the 1,400 and counting pugs we have!





South Miami
Lab Rescue Fundraiser
November 1, 2014
5:00 pm
4423 SW 74th Avenue
South Miami, FL 33155
Phone:305-926-1429
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Comments:Meet Oxford, the cover model of the October issue of Dog Fancy, on November 1. He is signing "pawtographs" for a $10 donation to Lab Rescue.





St. Pete Beach
Howl at the Moon Pet Howloween Party and SPCA adoption
October 31, 2014
6pm
Post card Inn, 6300 Gulf blvd
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Phone:7273694945
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Comments:Post Card Inn is having its Howl-o-ween pet party at its beach bar at 6300 Gulf Blvd. St. Pete Beach, with proceeds donated to Tampa Bay SPCA. The party includes pet adoptions, pet costume contest, pet pictures with Santa, and more. There is no cover for the event, but donation stations will be available throughout the property. Our hotel is pet friendly, and rooms are available for this event at a discounted price, by just using promo code PSFALL on our website, or call 727 369-4950.





West Melbourne
3rd Annual Woofstock Brevard
November 15, 2014
Noon-4pm
Rodes Park Community Center
West Melbourne, FL
Phone:321-951-9998
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Comments:Woofstock Brevard is the largest pet event in Central Florida. Guests and their furry friend?s will expect to experience an afternoon of agility and obedience demonstrations, expert pet speakers, the TOP DOG of Brevard contest and a host of other exhibitions. 50+ tabletop vendors will be on hand selling pet supplies and educating guests on their local services.



This event is open to the public to attend, compete and sponsor. Attendees have exceeded 500+ each year and the numbers continue to grow. Pet rescues will also be on hand with adoptable pets.



We ask that each dog have proof of vaccinations, be kept on a short leash and be able to play well with others.



In an effort to help our local pet community, one lucky participating non-profit or rescue will receive a percentage of our proceeds and the dog food collected during our pet food drive. The winner will be announced on the day of the event.



Current Event Sponsors:

TOP DOG SPONSOR: Brevard Dog Training- "Paws for Veterans" Brevard

Doggie Bag Sponsor: In-home Pet Sitters



Vendor Table: Non-Members- $60

Vendor Table: Members and non-profits: $45

Pet Rescues: $25



Vendor Details:

?2 attendees per vendor table included in vendor fee

?Set up time will be from 10:30am- 11:00am on the day of the event.

?Vendors must bring their own 6ft or 8ft table with a tablecloth

?5 dog limit per rescue group. Dogs must have proof of shots and FL tags and be kept in a crate or on a short leash during the events

Sponsorships available: ?TOP DOG Sponsorship ($1500 investment)

?Canine Champion Sponsorship ($1000 investment)

?Tailwagger Sponsorship ($500 investment)

?Official DOGGIE BAG SPONSOR ($300 investment)

Call the chamber at 321-951-9998 or email marketing@greaterpalmbaychamber.com for more information.







 

 


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