The Dog's Paws Calendar

The Dog's Paw Calendar!

Upcoming events for you and your human! Please have your human confirm events listed with the organizer before traveling! Events subject to change without notice.

- Classes/Education -

 April 5 
and May 3, 2017
(Held the First Wednesday of Each Month)
New Volunteer Orientation for Fairfax Pets on Wheels
Providence Community Center
3001 Vaden Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031

Orientations are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm. Always confirm event before driving a long distance. 


Learn how you and your friendly pet can brighten lives by visiting residents of nursing homes and assisted-living facilities. 

For more information, please contact Fairfax Pets on Wheels.

Credit: Fairfax Pets on Wheels

- Events -

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Virginia German Shepherd Rescue 5 Mile Run/Walk
and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

Burke Lake Park
7315 Ox Rd,
Fairfax Station, VA

Registration at 7 a.m.

Race Starts at 9 a.m.

Join the Virginia German Shepherd Rescue at it's 3rd Annual Fun Run/Walk! Help promote breed awareness, while supporting an organization that rehabilitates, and re-homes hundreds of German Shepherds in need, every year.

For more information and to register visit the Virginia German Shepherd Rescue 5 Mile Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk.

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Used by Permission, Homeless Animals Rescue Team
Pups 'N Pints, 5 K
10 a.m.

Greenbriar Community and Greenbriar Shopping Center
Dogfish Head Alehouse
Fairfax, VA

A 5K Race winding through the Greenbriar Community in Fairfax, VA starting and finishing behind the Total Wine & More in the Greenbriar Shopping Center.  A post-race party at Dogfish Head AleHouse located across the parking lot from the Start/Finish Line. 

Each participant will receive a super-soft race t-shirt and a goodie bag. Proceeds benefit the animals of Homeless Animals Rescue Team.

BARKS! Dogs are not invited to the race.  Woofster, they are invited to the party at Dogfish Head Alehouse. 

For more information, please visit Homeless Animals Rescue Team (HART) Walk Registration.

Used by Permission, Lab Rescue of L.R.C.P., Inc.

2017 Lab Rescue Dog Walk
Location: Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis, MD

Registration Opens: 10:00 AM
Walk Starts: 11:00 AM

Food. Fellow dog lovers (All Breeds- not just Labradors!). Doggy Pools to Stay Cool - No Bath Needed! Pet- Centric Vendors. Commemorative Walk Photos. Lab Rescue Merchandise. 

More information at 2017 Lab Rescue Dog Walk.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Used by Permission, Semper K9

Semper K9 Golf Classic
7:00 am-5:00 pm

Forest Green Golf Club
4500 Poa Annua Ln
Triangle, VA 22172

A Fundraising Event to Benefit Semper K9 Assistance Dogs.  To register or for more information, please contact Semper K9.

About The Dog Paw's Calendar

A calendar of Washington DC area adoption, fund-raising events for animal rescue/shelters organizations and fun activity events.   

The Paws Calendar will occasionally post the upcoming weekend events on Thursdays posts.

Animal rescues groups, shelters, and non-profits whose work benefits animal rescue work are invited to submit items for our calendar. 

Please send information to Allen Pearson (the Dad, my human, the one who turns on the computer!).  Information show include:
  • Date(s) of the event.
  • Purpose of the event (raising funds for to expand shelter, etc.)
  • Tickets required?  Cost?
  • Dogs permitted?
  • Where will the event be held?
  • Who do the proceeds benefit? Event proceeds should 100% benefit the rescue or shelter to be published.