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Beaufort
2006 Spring Pet Fling!
April 1, 2006
11 am - 3 pm
Highway 21 Drive In
Beaufort, SC 29906
Phone:843-368-9459
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Comments:A fun day for pets and their people! Join us for pet contests, animal rescues and organizations, exhibits, pet business vendors, agility course, K-9 demos, pet care information, a kid's section with a jumper and more! Come out and show your support for animal rescue. All proceeds benefit local animal rescues. Hosted by Lowcountry Rottweiler Rescue.




COLUMBIA
Midlands Golden Rescue Fundraising Raffle
November 10, 2006


COLUMBIA, SC
Phone:803-735-0599
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Comments:We need your support!!

Just in time for Christmas, Midlands Golden Rescue raffling a lovely
Dark green emerald Swarovski Crystal and sterling silver bracelet.
Attached is a picture. I am sorry the quality of the photo isn't very good but it is the best that we could do with the equipment that we have.




Clemson
Strut Your Mutt
April 19, 2008
9:30am-2pm
The South Carolina Botanical Gardens
Clemson, SC 29634
Phone:
Map
Comments:The second annual Strut Your Mutt, presented by the Clemson University Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management Department is a fun and family centered event created for everyone and their dogs in and around the Clemson community. Activities will include a 1.5 mile dog walk, plus other contests and games such as best dressed dog and dog demonstrations. The event will be held on Saturday, April 19th at the South Carolina Botanical Gardens located on the Clemson campus. Cost will be $10 per person with a maximum of $25 per family. In addition, individuals can collect sponsorships for additional gifts. Registration will begin at 9:30 am the walk will begin at 11 am, followed by after walk snacks and festivities.
The Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management Department is pleased to donate all proceeds to local animal shelters. For more information about the event check out the "Strut your Mutt" website for updates and online registration.




Columbia
Biscuits and Barbeque music festival
May 14, 2011
11am-2pm
West Columbia Riverwalk Ampitheater
Columbia, SC 29160
Phone:803-926-9154
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Comments:Music event is to raise funds for FIDO dog rescue,South Carolina- www.fido.petfinder.com.The event will feature free music from the local & regional band The Black Bottom Biscuits-www.blackbottombiscuits.com- who have been on the Dr. Walter Edgar Show at least 3 times, opened up for bands such as Nickel Creek, Sam Bush, Southern Culture on the Skids and are currently working on their 4th CD.The event will raise money from sales of barbeque plates & sandwiches, drinks (no alcohol), raffle for some great prizes, donations, sponsor/vendor sales and will will have a few dog-related items for sale as well. We are contemplating a pet parade.Hope to see you there!




Fort Mill
Charlotte Knights Bark in the Ballpark - Join us and help the pups and kitties at the HSYC
May 1, 2011
Sunday, May 1 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Charlotte Knights Stadium 2280 Deerfield Drive
Fort Mill, SC 29715
Phone:(704) 357-8071
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Comments:Bring your canine friend with you to the ball game on Sunday, May 1st. Come early to join a pre-game pooch parade at 1:45pm and a costume contest during the game with dog-centric prizes awarded to the winners.First Pitch 2:15pmA doggie vender showcase will be setup for viewing on the concorse during the game. Pet adoptions will be available.Portions of the ticket purchases will go to benefit the Humane Society of York County.for tickets call (704) 357-8071 or purchase & print online at http://www.charlotteknights.com/




Greenville
Bark in the Park
October 14, 2006
Registration 9-11 am. Dog Walk 11:30 Event ends 2:00 pm
The Clement Estate, East Suber Road
Greenville, SC 29681
Phone:864-631-7147
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Comments:Concerned Citizens for Animals Largest Fundraiser of the year.
Events include Blessing of the pets, demonstrations, vendors,
dog walk, fun, games and food.


See www.ccaweb.org for more information



Greenville
Bark in the Park
October 27, 2012
11am-3pm
Greenville Technical College, Barton Campus
Greenville, SC 29681
Phone:(864) 243-4222
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Comments:Bark in the Park is a festival and Walk-A-Thon in late October. There will be entertainment, vendors, and dog and kid friendly activities. Admission is free. Bring your pet! Enter the walk-a-thon for prizes for those who raise the most money in sponsors.



Greenville
Bark in the Park
October 27, 2012
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
620 South Pleasantburg Road
Greenville, SC 29607
Phone:864-243-4222
Map
Comments:Bark in the Park is a fun festival for dogs & their families presented by Concerned Citizens for Animals. Herding demonstrations, K-9 Unit, doggie costume contests, games, food, silent auction and more! Raise funds by participating in our Walk-a-Thon. All proceeds go to benefit CCA's no-kill shelter, spay/neuter program, adoption program and feral cat colony program.



Leesville
Sails N' Tails
April 16, 2011
Noon to 4pm
SouthShore Marina
Leesville, SC
Phone:803.873.8000
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Comments:Briefs Magazine Presents:Join us for some "hot"dog fun in the sun.Hot dogs and drinks for sale all afternoon. Bring your canine best friends and your human ones too!Sails N' Tails is free, but donations are always welcome!We will also have fun games with great prizes for you and your dog:-Water Fetch-4 Legged Limbo-Look A Like Contest-Best TrickAll proceeds go to Cullen's Archangel RescuE.




Mt Pleasant
Meet & Greet @ Hairy Winston with New Hope Pit Bull Rescue
October 18, 2008
11am - 3pm
1605 Palmetto Grande dr
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
Phone:843-881-0800
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Comments:Come join us for another Meet & Greet @ Hairy WinstonNew Hope Pit Bull rescue will have puppies and adults that are looking for loving homes. For more info visit: NHPBR.ORG




Myrtle Beach
2nd Annual Bark n Treat
October 21, 2012
4 - 6 pm
8500 Highway 544
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
Phone:843-492-7438
Map
Comments:Fun Carnival and Costume event for dogs and their families. Leashes required on all dogs. Organized with fun and games that promote active play with dogs and families to engage in together. Fun for all!!




North Charleston
1st Annual Car Show for Canines
January 10, 2010
10am - 3pm
Superpetz 5900 Rivers Ave.
North Charleston, SC 29406
Phone:
Map
Comments:1st Annual Car Show for Canines January 10th, 2010 from 10a-3p Superpetz on Rivers Ave (5900 Rivers Ave.) Purpose of Event: The purpose of this event is to raise funds to benefit local animal rescues, provide information to the community about our organizations, educate the public on pet overpopulation, encourage current pet owners to be responsible pet owners and create advocates for the pets in our community. Funds raised from the event will be used to rescue more dogs from neglect, abuse, and unsafe conditions. The funds will cover vaccinations, microchipping, spays/nueters, surgical costs, heartworm treatments, and many other vet related costs. The funds also go toward educating the public about pet overpopulation and responsible pet ownership. The funds will go to Lowcountry Animal Rescue, Heavenly Howls Rescue & Great Dane Rescue of SC. The show will have: ? 50/50 raffles ? Several other raffles for gift cards, gift baskets, etc. ? Door Prizes ? Trophy Ceremony ? Dog Training Demonstration ? Adoption Event with the rescue dogs ? Activities for the kids ? Music -Jump Castles -Food and Drinks We will allow show cars to register until 2pm. Registration will be $10. Judging will be done by the public. 15 different car classes: 1900-1950 1951-1978 1979-present Race car SUV/Truck Mustang Donk Daily Driver Corvette Lowrider Ugliest Car Import/Tuner Under Construction Street Rod Bike We will have a variety of local businesses hosting their own booths. Some of the local businesses we have so far are: - The Pooch Parlor Mobile Grooming -West Ashley Toyota -Port City Wraps -T mobile -Camp Bow Wow -C.A.R.S. -RNR Customs -Parylite ..........if you would like to host a booth for your business please contact us by email.............



North Charleston
1st Annual Car Show for Canines
January 10, 2010
10am - 3pm
Superpetz 5900 Rivers Ave.
North Charleston, SC 29406
Phone:
Map
Comments:1st Annual Car Show for Canines January 10th, 2010 from 10a-3p Superpetz on Rivers Ave (5900 Rivers Ave.) Purpose of Event: The purpose of this event is to raise funds to benefit local animal rescues, provide information to the community about our organizations, educate the public on pet overpopulation, encourage current pet owners to be responsible pet owners and create advocates for the pets in our community. Funds raised from the event will be used to rescue more dogs from neglect, abuse, and unsafe conditions. The funds will cover vaccinations, microchipping, spays/nueters, surgical costs, heartworm treatments, and many other vet related costs. The funds also go toward educating the public about pet overpopulation and responsible pet ownership. The funds will go to Lowcountry Animal Rescue, Heavenly Howls Rescue & Great Dane Rescue of SC. The show will have: ? 50/50 raffles ? Several other raffles for gift cards, gift baskets, etc. ? Door Prizes ? Trophy Ceremony ? Dog Training Demonstration ? Adoption Event with the rescue dogs ? Activities for the kids ? Music -Jump Castles -Food and Drinks We will allow show cars to register until 2pm. Registration will be $10. Judging will be done by the public. 15 different car classes: 1900-1950 1951-1978 1979-present Race car SUV/Truck Mustang Donk Daily Driver Corvette Lowrider Ugliest Car Import/Tuner Under Construction Street Rod Bike We will have a variety of local businesses hosting their own booths. Some of the local businesses we have so far are: - The Pooch Parlor Mobile Grooming -West Ashley Toyota -Port City Wraps -T mobile -Camp Bow Wow -C.A.R.S. -RNR Customs -Parylite ..........if you would like to host a booth for your business please contact us by email.............



Seneca
Strut Your Mutt
April 16, 2011
9:30 to 1:00
275 YMCA Circle
Seneca, SC 29631
Phone:864-656-2206
Map
Comments:Admission: $10/person ($20 with T-shirt); $25/family ($40 with 2 T-shirts); includes a Hot Dog lunchBenefiting: Anderson County Animal ShelterThe last 4 years of events have hosted over 700 people and raised over $8000 for local animal charities. Dog owners are invited to bring their pets to Clemson Y Beach where they and their dogs can enjoy an assortment of activities, demonstrations and games. The main event of the morning is the Walk, where dog owners will strut their mutts around the perimeter of the Y Beach Property. Proceeds from the event will go to support local animal shelters. The mission of Strut your Mutt is to provide a fun, family friendly activity for the community to encourage interaction with each other and their dogs while raising money for local animal shelters. This will continue to link Clemson University's Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management Department with the community in a positive way. The website will be updated soon with information regarding this years activities and registration information. We hope to CU there!For more information, please call 864-656-2206 or email strut@clemson.edu.




Simpsonville
Easter Bone Hunt and Frisbee Fun
April 11, 2009
1:00 p.m.
418 Scuffletown Rd.
Simpsonville, SC 29681
Phone:864-297-9636
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Comments:Come join us Saturday, April 11 for our first ever Doggie Easter Egg Hunt! Dogs and their owners are invited to sniff out over 500 doggie treat or prize-filled Easter eggs. One golden Easter egg will be hidden for the finder to win a "Great Dane-Sized Prize!" Registration will be from 12:00 p.m. ? 1:00 p.m. The hunt will last from 1:00 p.m. ? 2:00 p.m. Cost is $5 per dog to participate in the hunt.Owners are encouraged to dress their dogs in their Easter finest to strut and wiggle their tails as they search. A prize will be awarded to the canine wearing the best designed bonnet.Other activities will include: Face painting K-9 Frisbee Hotdogs and other goodies K-9 Demonstrations by SC Foothills Search & Rescue Vendor tablesRequirements: All dogs must be on a leash at all times. All dogs must have current Rabies, DHPP/Parvo & Bordatella vaccines. If your dog sniffs an egg, it is theirs to keep! Please limit 20 eggs per dog.



Simpsonville
Benefit for Greenville Humane Society at the Daylily and Hosta Gardens
June 10, 2011
Friday 12-6, Saturday 9-4 and Sunday 12-6
2396 Roper Mountain Road
Simpsonville, SC 29681
Phone:864-297-9043
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Comments:Daylily and Hosta Gardens will work to support the Greenville Humane Society during Daylily Peak Bloom Days the weekends of June 10-12 and June 17-19, 2011. We will donate 10% of all sales both weekends to help homeless animals in need. Pet friendly garden - dogs on leashes welcome. Visitors are also welcome to bring donations of pet food and supplies. More info at www.DaylilyAndHostaGardenS.com



Spartanburg
Dog Days of Summer
August 18, 2012
10:30AM-4:00PM
106-D Franklin Ave
Spartanburg, SC 29301
Phone:864-574-4170
Map
Comments:4 Paws's "Dog Days of Summer" Anniversary Event will be a day full of fun for everyone in the family! Come out and join us from 10:30am-4pm. Proceeds will go to 4 Paws Foster Group.We'll have vendors of all sorts! Come check out the mobile vet, Cavalier & Greyhound Rescue Groups, Spartanburg Humane Society, Caricatures, dog accessories & even a Doggy Kissing Booth!!




Winnsboro
Fairfield Animal Rescue's 2nd Annual Fun Dog Show
October 22, 2005
Registration 10am Show Time 11 am
First Baptist Church , Intesection of Hwys 321, 200 & 34
Winnsboro, SC 29180
Phone:803-635-4252
Map
Comments:This is a Fun Family Day of showing dogs and meeting new people. There are 24 classes from fun classes of Custome & Best Tail Wagger to Children's Classes, Mixed Breed classes & Championship , Breed classes, and Best in Show Championship. This show is for fun for everyday dog owners with mixed breeds as well as registured family pets. This year there is a class for "Special Needs Dogs" such as handicapped or medically needy dogs. The dogs and their owners will be honored in the class for either the owners adopting the dog with the handicap or for keeping the dog after the handicap. A Pet Psychic will be on site to "read your dog's paw". Her insight has helped many relationships grow stronger and to solving many puzzling doggie problems. A professional pet photographer will be the show photographer to capture those special show moments, humorous moments and for portraits for reasonable prices. Visit booths from animal medical care, to fun doggie parks, to animal rescues sharing their need for homes, to military war dog information.There is a showcase of not commonly known breeds which serves as an education piece as well as a short training segment. Ribbons will be awarded in all classes of 1st-4th place. Trophies and rosette ribbons will be awarded to the 1st place winners in the 3 championship classes. Surprise prizes and gifts will be announced through out the day and much more!! Come out and enjoy a fun-filled day with the family and your pooch!
Visit FAR's website at www.fairfieldanimalrescue.com .



Winnsboro
Fairfield Animal Rescue's 3rd Annual Rainbow Dog Show
November 11, 2006
Registration 10:00 am / Show Time 11:00am
First Baptist Church,
Winnsboro, SC 29180
Phone:803-635-4252 / 803-635-4090
Map
Comments:Fairfield Animal Rescue
Fun Day Dog Show
11-11-06
Registration 10 am / Show Time 11 am
www.fairfieldanimalrescue.com
Contact # 803-635-4252; 803-635-4090
This is a Fun Family Day of showing dogs and meeting new people. There are 24 classes from fun classes of Costume and Best Tail Wager to Children?s classes, Mixed Breed classes and Championship, Breed classes, and Best in Show Championship. This show is for fun for everyday dog owners with mixed breeds as well as registered family pets. There is a class for ?Special Needs Dogs? such as handicapped or medically needy dogs. In this class, the dogs and their owners will be honored for either the owners adopting the dog with the handicap or for keeping the dog after the handicap occurred. There are 2 educational pieces in the show. One is a ?Meet the Breed? showcase for not commonly known breeds where spectators have a chance to see, learn, and discuss with the owner the breed exhibited. Another educational piece will be a presentation from Mike Moskowitz and his dog, Feefee, a French imported Belgian Malinois, of the SC Correction?s Drug Canine Team-Columbia. Mr. Moskowitz has served in Vietnam as a Sentry dog handler, a bodyguard for Washington dignitaries, and a dog handler in other security areas, to his present position. Ribbons will be awarded in all classes of 1st- 3rd place except for the Special Needs class. Trophies and rosette ribbons will be awarded to the 1st place winners in the 3 championship classes. Surprise prizes and gifts will be announced through out the day and much more!! Come out and enjoy a fun-filled day with the family and your pooch! ( If raining, the church's Family Life Center will be used.)







 

 


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