Weekend Dog Events

Check out these select events for dog lovers taking place around the country this weekend.

Friday, November 4

Animal Welfare Society: 40th Anniversary Gala
7:00 p.m. – Midnight
West Room, Amber Room
Danbury, CT
This is an evening to celebrate all that Animal Welfare Society has done for the community during the last 40 years and to raise funds for this valuable organization. Spend the night dancing to live music, bidding on the silent auction items, and listening to awesome speakers. Advance tickets required (contact Animal Welfare Society for details).
Info: Animal Welfare Society
Thomas Brant, (860) 354-1350; animalwelfaresociety@gmail.com

Saturday, November 5

Blue Sky Dogs: Best Friends Day Trip to Long Island Wine Country
9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Vineyards on Long Island’s North Fork
Long Island, NY
Join Blue Sky Dogs and fellow dog owners and their best friends for an unforgettable dog-friendly visit to the gorgeous vineyards on Long Island’s North Fork. One of our most popular day trips in 2004, we’re returning again to the dog-friendly vineyards of Long Island for a day of wine tasting, relaxing and enjoying the stunning countryside.
Info: Blue Sky Dogs, (212) 531-3647; info@blueskydogsny.com

Semper Fido / Noah’s Wish: “Housetraining 101” (Fall Lecture Series)
Noon 1:00 p.m.
Dog Abby Daycare
90 Verona St.
Brooklyn, NY
Whether you have a new puppy or an older dog, we will help you break the housetraining code. Topics covered in this lecture include paper training, training your dog to go outside, training him to go outside after he learned to go inside, how to deal with accidents, and more. A minimum $5 donation is suggested; RSVP requested. All proceeds will be donated to Noah’s Wish to aid animal victims of Hurricane Katrina. Lecture is for humans only, so please leave dogs at home.
Info: Semper Fido
Dawn Prentiss, (718) 832-4806; dawnprentiss@semperfidony.com

Sunday, November 6

23rd Annual Doggie Dash & Dawdle
Animal Humane Association of New Mexico
Balloon Fiesta Park
Albuquerque, NM
Info: Animal Humane Association of New Mexico; (505) 255.5523



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