Saturday April 15, 2017

2017 March For The Animals

As the Maryland SPCA’s largest fundraiser, the March for the Animals is an annual walk-a-thon.
This is a critical event for the Maryland SPCA — funding from the March supports nearly 10% of the Maryland SPCA’s annual budget.

Outside M&T Bank Stadium


For more information or to register, visit:

or call 410-235-8826.


Sunday April 23, 2017

Paws In The Park

This Spring Walk and Fest is Montgomery County’s largest annual pet event.  Helping homeless animals is as easy as a walk in the park!  In cooperation with the City of Gaithersburg, this event is hosted by Montgomery County Humane Society.

Bohrer Park, Gaithersburg

12 – 4pm

For more information, visit

Saturday April 29, 2017

Mid-Maryland Pet a Palooza Pet Expo

New family-friendly area event features educational experts, over 100 exhibits and rescues.  Well behaved dogs with proof rabies certificate are welcomed! No retractable leashes, please.

Eventplex at Frederick Fairgrounds

797 E. Patrick Street, Frederick


For more information, visit

Saturday May 13, 2017

Tails on Trails/Bark in the Park

Rain or shine 5K-9 Trail Run through scenic Utica District Park has easy to moderate hills, twists and turns. This run can be done with or without your dog.  Bark in the Park features:  Demonstrations • Sample dog related products • Off-leash areas • Agility courses • Doggie fashion show

Run prior to 10am, Bark in the Park 10am-2pm

Utica District Park

10200-B Old Frederick Road
Frederick, MD 21702

For more information, visit (Run/Walk), (Bark in the Park)

Saturday June 3, 2017

City of Greenbelt Pet Expo 2017


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 Dog Park

 7702 Hanover Dr, Greenbelt MD 20770

Sponsored by Greenbelt Animal Control

For more information, call 301-474-6124 or email HSTANBACK@GREENBELTMD.GOV