Saturday March 24, 2018, and Saturdays March 31 – May 5

Dog Therapy Classes

Handler Class 3/24/18: 9am – 3:30pm  $70.00

Therapy Classes 3/31–5/5/18:  9am-11am  $100.00

Sponsored by National Capital Therapy Dogs

GBMC Hospital, Civiletti Conference Center

6701 N. Charles St., Towson, MD 21204


For more information about this event, visit


Sunday April 22, 2018

Paws In The Park

Montgomery county’s largest annual dog walk and festival! 

Sponsored by Montgomery County Humane Society & City of Gaithersburg

Bohrer Park, Gaithersburg
For more information, visit


Saturday April 28, 2018  10am-5pm

Mid-Maryland Pet a Palooza Pet Expo

2nd Annual family-friendly area event features educational experts, over 100 exhibits and rescues.

Supports coalition of local non-profit animal welfare organizations

Eventplex at Frederick Fairgrounds, 797 E. Patrick Street, Frederick
For more information about this event, visit


Saturday May 5th, 2018  10am-7pm (Rain or Shine)

Maryland SPCA Festival for the Animals

Maryland SPCA’s largest fundraiser, featuring: one-mile walk a-thon, starting at West Covington Park and ending at The Field at Port Covington, pet-friendly vendors, pet activities, kid’s fun zone and more.

Event concludes with a day-long concert from 1 – 9pm at the Field in Port Covington, offering a lineup of national and local musical talent.

Port Covington

For more information, visit or call 410-235-8826.


Saturday June 2nd, 2018  10am-2pm

City of Greenbelt Pet Expo 2018

This a family affair with a moon bounce, face painting, food vendors, animals looking for new families, and information on local resources.   Rabies and microchip clinic available, and k-9 demos on site.

Greenbelt Animal Control

Greenbelt Dog Park
 7702 Hanover Dr, Greenbelt MD 20770
For more information, call 301-474-6124 or email HSTANBACK@GREENBELTMD.GOV