So there’s nobody you would rather spend time with then your four-legged, canine buddy. And with that being the case, maybe you are getting a tad bored with your usual jaunt at the dog park or perhaps your regular stroll on the doggie beach is getting a bit tired? Well, we are happy to tell you there are a lot of fun things you can do with your pooch this July. Keep reading to see if one of these activities is in a town
July 7th – Pittsburgh, PA: Pup Night at PNC Park
If you and your pup like the Pittsburgh Pirates then why not spend an evening with other dog-loving baseball fans with Pup Night at PNC Park. A part of the money raised through ticket sales goes to local animal shelters. For more information visit: http://pittsburgh.pirates.mlb.com/pit/ticketing/pup_night_form.jsp
July 9th – Dana Point, CA: Yappy Hour at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
If liver-flavored water cocktails are more your speed, then you and Fido are going to love Yappy Hour at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel. While you enjoy refreshing human beverages and hors d’oeuvres your pup will get to enjoy gourmet doggie biscuits in addition to canoodling with other canines. Even better, money raised from this event will go to Canine Companions for Independence. To learn more visit: http://www.bringfido.com/event/17027/
July 11th – Denver, Co: Walk, Run & Wag 5k
This event is sponsored by the International Hearing Dog, Inc. whose job it is to train dogs and place them, free of charge, with individuals who require assistance. All dogs come from shelters. This walk-run will raise money to continue this wonderful service.
For more information visit: http://www.ihdi.org/walk_run__wag.aspx
July 18th – Ocean Pines, MD: Dog Days of Summer
This event benefits the Worcester County Humane Society. The admission is free and will showcase vendors who specialize in all things dog. Doggie demonstrations as well as the chance to win prizes will be keep this event hopping. Local hotels will even offer reduced-rate rooms for out of town guests.
To learn more: http://www.dogfriendlyoc.com/event/dog-days-of-summer/
July 24th – New York, NY: Bark In The Park
If you find yourself in the Big Apple, why not have some fun helping to raise money for the biggest no-kill animal shelter on the planet? You will get to see the Mets play the Dodgers while supporting the North Shore Animal League America.
For more info visit: http://newyork.mets.mlb.com/nym/ticketing/group_offers.jsp?group=bark_in_the_park