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Bristol
Peaceful Dog Fighting Protest
August 9, 2007
5:30 P.M.
At the Entrance of Bristol Motor Speedway
Bristol, TN
Phone:423-292-8453
Map
Comments:Peaceful Picket Line Protest Against Congressman David Davis and his Shameful Vote Against the ANIMAL FIGHTING PROHIBITION ENFORCEMENT ACT, which was supported by more than 400 separate U.S. law enforcement agencies and passed in the U.S. Senate with a 100% vote. Congressman David Davis was the ONLY Member of Congress from Tennessee to vote against this bill. Let's Send A Message Across the District That DAVID DAVIS DOES NOT SPEAK FOR US! Disgruntled Dogs are more than welcome.



Cleveland
Red Clay Arts and Crafts Festival
September 5, 2009
Sat 10-5 Sun 10-5 Mon 10-4
Contact John/ 256 Arrowhead LN SE Cleveland TN 37311
Cleveland, TN 37311
Phone:423-472-9510
Map
Comments:Arts and Crafts show in a lovely park selling. Pets are allowed at this festival and will be petted heavily. Come stroll through the show listen to music and enjoy hamburgers, hotdogs, or BBQ. Several vendors will be demonstrating there old time crafts.



Clinton
Pet Photo Shoot
April 26, 2008
10 AM - 6PM

Clinton, TN 37716
Phone:8652236850
Map
Comments:Bring your pets and children out for portraits! AllPet Photography Grand Opening Celebration. Different packages to meet all budgets. Lots of photo gifts for you to choose from. Please visit our website, email us, or call for more information.




Cookeville
Walk for the Animals and Bark in the Park
October 25, 2008
10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Cookeville
Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone:931-510-0119
Map
Comments:Come walk and play with your best friend at the Walk for the Animals and Bark in the Park, Oct. 25 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Contests, games, and great prizes, with all proceeds donated to help many animal welfare groups in our area. This is a fun event for pups and their people, too!



Cookeville
Bark in the Park and Walk for the Animals
October 10, 2009
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Algood City Park
Cookeville, TN 38502
Phone:931-854-1239
Map
Comments:Bring your four-legged friend for a fun-filled day! Start with the Walk for the Animals at 10:00 a.m. then enter Bark in the Park at 11:00. Contests, demonstrations, vendors, lure course, and new this year - Splash Paw Park, where your pup can play in a bone-shaped pool.



Cordova
Pet Health Fair
September 13, 2008
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
886 Cordova Station Ave
Cordova, TN 38018
Phone:901-757-5093
Map
Comments:Germantown Parkway Animal Hospital Pet Health Fair - free to public, pets on a leash are welcome. Event includes: games for pets and their companions, activities for children, vendors providing information and products, demonstrations, and food and drinks. We are celebrating our 20th Anniversary and would love for you to join us.



Cordova
Pet Health Fair
September 13, 2008
10 am -1 pm
886 Cordova Station Ave
Cordova, TN 38018
Phone:901-757-5093
Map
Comments:Germantown Parkway Animal Hospital is celebrating our 20 Year Anniversary. Leashed pets are welcome at the pet health fair which includes activities for pets and their companions. Games, door prize drawings, demonstrations, pet health information, and food and drinks are a part of the many festivities for the day. We hope you and your pet can join us. Thank You! Germantown Parkway Animal Hospital



Dickson
Old Timers Day/Shure Pets
May 3, 2008
10:00 AM

Dickson, TN 37055
Phone:615-474-5891
Map
Comments:Shure Pets Consultant (Sharon Rowley} Will be Set up at the Old Timers Day in Dickson Tn,Come By her booth and see unique Pet Products, A biz opportunity or to book your Party.




Hendersonville
Dog Daze of Hendersonville
April 29, 2006
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Drakes CreeK City Park on Gallatin Road bordering Drakes Creek/Old Hickory Lake
Hendersonville, TN 37075
Phone:615-824-3480
Map
Comments:"A Special day for Dogs to Bring Their People to the Park". Booths/Vendors,
Food/Drink, Demonstrations,Games,Dog Contest,Silent Auction,Door Prizes,Music,
Something for the whole Family and their dog...Fee Admission...Proceeds Benefit
Sumner County Humane Society-Sponsored by the Hendersonville Lakeside Rotary Club of Hendersonville..




Johnson City
Lakebridge's Cutest Pooch
September 28, 2012
2:30 pm
115 Woodlawn DR
Johnson City, TN 37604
Phone:423-975-0095
Map
Comments:Everyone is invited to participate in our Dog Show. The panel ofjudges will be made up of Community Leaders. There will be aBest in Show as well as other fun categories. Lots of prizes!Come show off your dog and be Lakebridge¬?s Cutest Pooch!!!Entry fee is a donation to the Johnson City/Washington CountyAnimal Shelter to be turned in with registration.Please call 423-975-0095 ext. 308. Or email activities@lakebridgehealthcarecenter.com for more information.



Kingsport
Santa Special AniMile
November 18, 2006
2:15pm
Main Street
Kingsport, TN 37664
Phone:423-245-9559
Map
Comments:1 mile fun run/walk for people and their pets. This event takes place in front of the Kingsport Christmas parade so, you have lots of folks to encourage you along the way. Awards for top finishers. Top small/large breed categories and best costume. Its a fun event for everyone. Entry fee charged but, you receive a specially designed t-shirt and goody bag with each entry.




Knoxville
Free Christmas Pet Portraits
December 10, 2005
12 noon to 3:00 p.m.
9450 S. Northshore Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37922
Phone:(865) 300-8801 (Photographer)
Map
Comments:This event is sponsored by My Pet's Animal Hospital and Photography by Theresa Edwards. Participants will receive a free 4x6 photo, and a duplicate photo if they RSVP prior to Dec. 10 at www.tephotos.com. Please see website for details. Thank you.



Knoxville
Free Easter/Spring Pet Portraits
April 1, 2006
12 noon to 3:00 p.m.
9450 S. Northshore Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37922
Phone:(865)300-8801 (Photographer)
Map
Comments:This event is sponsored by My Pet's Animal Hospital and Photography by Theresa Edwards. Participants will receive a free 4x6 photo, and a duplicate photo if they RSVP prior to April 1 at www.tephotos.com. Please see website for details and photos from previous events. Thank you.



Knoxville
Howl-oween Free Pet Portraits & Costume Contest
October 28, 2006
noon - 3 p.m.

Knoxville, TN
Phone:865 - 300-8801
Map
Comments:Howl-oween Pet Costume Contest & Free Pet Portraits Sat., Oct. 28, 2006, noon to 3 p.m., at My Pet's Animal Hospital in Knoxville, TN. For details & to RSVP for free bonsu duplicate photo, go online at www.tephotos.com



Knoxville
Free Pet Portraits & Costume Contest
October 27, 2007
noon - 3 p.m.
3075 Lois Ln.
Knoxville, TN
Phone:(865) 300-8801
Map
Comments:Free Pet Portraits & Costume Contest at My Pet's Animal Hospital at 3075 Lois Ln., behind Honda, off Alcoa Hwy. To receive a duplicate free photo, RSVP at www.tephotos.com. Free treat bags while they last! Prizes to contest winners. Happy Howl-oween!



Knoxville
Pet Photography Special $29.95 on CD
May 16, 2008
By Appointment for May 16-18

Knoxville, TN 37932
Phone:(865) 300-8801
Map
Comments:Unlimited Photos on CD, only $29.95 May 16, 17, 18 (Fri.-Sun.) By Appointment Only. www.tephotos.com (865)300-8801 In celebration of National Pet Month & Upcoming Father's Day. Both Pets and People Welcome!



Knoxville
4th Annual Free Pet & Children Portraits & Costume Contest
October 18, 2008
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
9450 S. Northshore Dr., #105
Knoxville, TN 37923
Phone:(865)300-8801
Map
Comments:Howl-oween Pet & Children Portraits & Costume Contest, at My Pet's Animal Hospital. Photography by Theresa Edwards. Details at www.tephotos.comSat. Oct. 18, between 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Pets & Children both welcome!



Knoxville
Free Howl-oween Pet Portraits & Costume Contest
October 24, 2009
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Knoxville, TN
Phone:(865)300-8801
Map
Comments:5th Annual Free Howl-oween Pet Portraits and Costume Contest at My Pet's Animal Hospital. Photography by Theresa Edwards of TE Photos. More information at www.tephotos.com or at www.bloggingdoggie.wordpress.com (see "events" page). RSVP to receive a 2nd free duplicate photo. Prizes, free treats, free photo of your pet.



Lebanon
Scottie Rescue Picnic and Fun Day
June 2, 2007
1:00-6:00 PM
Ward Agricultural Center
Lebanon, TN 38544
Phone:931-260-8796
Map
Comments:You can get all the details at www.scottierescue.com just click on News and Events.
We will have activities like games for people and pets, the
silent auction, Agility demonstration plus a couple of new activities this
year including a guest speaker and Panel Discussion on Pet Nutrition. We will also have a local person who does Pet Message to demonstrate how we can massage our own pets. The big new event will be a Blessing of the Animals at 4:30, and we will invite the public at large to participate in this part of the day. We will also have a time where we remember the pets that we have lost during this past year, so if you have lost a pet, please e-mail me their names, or we will have a sign up sheet to do that at the picnic.



Lebanon
Bark in the Park 2009
May 2, 2009
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Wilson Bank and Trust, 631 W Main St
Lebanon, TN 37088
Phone:615-444-1144
Map
Comments:An afternoon of contests, vendors, food and fun for dogs and their people!



Lewisburg
Bark in the Park
September 24, 2011
9:00am-4:00pm
Rock Creek Park
Lewisburg, TN 37091
Phone:931-246-0916
Map
Comments:PAWS Now presents our 1st Annual Bark in the Park! This even is our first major fundraiser to benefit the dogs of the Lewisburg Animal Shelter. Food vendors, craft vendors, merchandise vendors, demonstrations, seminars, kids activities, pet activities, Pooch Parade, silent auction, much more!!




Loudon
Howl-o-ween Dog Festival and Pageant
October 17, 2009
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
1470 Roberson Springs Road
Loudon, TN 37774
Phone:865-458-9119
Map
Comments:Bring your dog to our first annual Howl-O-Ween Dog Festival and Pageant! October 17 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm At the Loudon Municipal Park To bring your dog and have a great day of fun, the ticket cost is: $10.00 for adults and $3.00 for children under 12 yrs old and seniors over 65.To enter your dog into the pageant the entry fee is $25.00. (This fee includes entry into the festival for one adult handler and the canine contestant.)Call 865-458-9119 to get registration information for the Pageant!! Dog Contestants will be judged in the following categories: Most Outrageous "Howl-O-Ween" Costume Most Glamorous "Howl-O-Ween" Costume Most Beautiful/Handsome Dog Funniest Dog Best Trick Most Affectionate Dog Other Exciting Activities include: -A Blessing of the Dogs by a local member of the clergy -Have Lunch with your dog "Hot Dogs with hot dogs" -K-9 Demonstration -Visit from the Fire Pup!! -Microchip checks -puppy training classes -clowns -pet adoption -dog clothes/items and accessories for sale -pet artist -pet hay-bale maze -healthy pet information and education TOO MUCH TO MENTION!!! Proceeds benefit Health Education Alliance of Loudon and the Loudon County Humane Society. For more information call: 865-458-9119, ask for Sherri. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!!!



MURFREESBORO
BARKAROO
November 8, 2008
10:00 A.M.- 3:00 P.M.
MURFREESBORO BARK PARK
MURFREESBORO, TN 37128
Phone:615 907-9664
Map
Comments:This is a highly anticipated event each year in Murfreesboro Tennesse.
Barkaroo is the Middle Tennesse Dog Festival. Complete details are
at www.barkaroo.com




Memphis
Adoption Days!
October 1, 2006
1-4 PM
4066 New Getwell Road
Memphis, TN 38118
Phone:901-363-7233
Map
Comments:Every Saturday and Sunday we are open from 1-4 PM for our Adoption Days.
Monday through Friday hours are by appointment only. Please call 901-363-7233 to schedule an appointment.



Memphis
Pet Adoption Day!
October 7, 2006
1-4 P.M.
4066 New Getwell Road
Memphis, TN 38118
Phone:901-363-7233
Map
Comments:EVERY Saturday and Sunday from 1 - 4 p.m. We are open to the public for our Adoption Days!
At any given time, we have 150-200 pets available for adoption. All of our pets may be viewed online at www.sunnymeadows.org Monday through Friday hours are by appointment only. Please call 901-363-7233 to schedule an appointment to meet your new best friend!




All of our pets have received medical care, sometimes very extensive to ensure their health. All pets have been spayed/neutered, have received appropriate vaccinations, current on preventative medicine (i.e. heart worm prevention, flea prevention) and are Heart worm, FeLV/FIV negative. Upon approval, adoption fee is $100.



Memphis
St Jude Showcase Of Dogs
October 13, 2006
8:00am
The Agricenter International
Memphis, TN
Phone:
Map
Comments:Tickets Available at the show $7.00 Adult, $5 Children 12 & under
There will be Three days of AKC All-Breed Dog Shows, Agility Competition and
Obedience. We will also feature three days of Full Flyball Tournament action. On Saturday and Sunday, an AKC Canine Good Citizen test, the very popular Super Dog and Super Puppy Contest along with other forms of demonstrations and canine entertainment too numerous to mention.
100% of the net proceeds from the event will directly benefit the children of St. Jude, the children's hospital founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas that treats children with catastrophic diseases, regardless of ability to pay.




Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro Obedience Training Club Agility Trial
June 23, 2006


Murfreesboro, TN
Phone:
Map
Comments:Three days of all-breed AKC agility! Come and see what all the excitement is about! Please, no un-entered dogs.


Murfreesboro
BARKAROO
November 10, 2007
10-3
teamkimco@bellsouth.net
Murfreesboro, TN
Phone:
Map
Comments:Barkaroo- Middle Tennessee Dog Festival
Bow-Wow Stage
Canine Carnival
Marketplace
Agility Playground
Meet & Greet Zone
Experts-Music- Excitment and Family Fun!



Murfreesboro

November 7, 2009
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
1526 W College St., Murfreesboro Bark Park
Murfreesboro, TN
Phone:
Map
Comments:Best dressed contest, Best trick contest, Owner/Dog look-alike and Mr. & Miss Barkaroo Pageant



Murfreesboro
Barkaroo "The Middle Tennessee Dog Festival"
November 7, 2009
10 a.m. Till 3 p.m.
P.O. Box 10976 Murfreesboro, TN.
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone:615-586-0587
Map
Comments:Our Third annual Barkaroo "The Middle Tennessee Dog Festival" will be November 7, 2009 Starting at 10 a.m. This event will have all dog related vendors, food vendors, contest and of course the Crowning of Mr. & Miss Barkaroo 2009. Hope you will come join us for this eventful day. See you there!!!



Nashville
Pet Expo Nashville
June 25, 2006
9AM
823 Brentwood Pointe
Nashville, TN 37027
Phone:615 206 7543
Map
Comments:Annoucing the PET EXPO NASHVILLE 2006, to be held at the Opryland Hotel Exhibtion Hall on June 24th and 25th.
The Expo will have everything you can imagine for the
Pet Owner.
Whether you have a passion for dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, rabbits, or any other pets, the Nashville Pet Expo will have it all!
Hundreds of exhibits with everything in the Pet World.
With thousands of pet lovers under one roof, the Nashville Pet Expo is sure to be a jam full, fun filled weekend of shopping, entertainment, education and amusement!
and . . .
The Pet Expo Nashville will donate 25% of it's door proceeds to help local pet charities.



Nashville
Kibbles 'n Bits "Most Smoochable Pooch" Contest
October 20, 2006
7am-6pm

Nashville, TN
Phone:
Map
Comments:Kibbles 'n Bits has launched a national contest to find America's "Most Smoochable Pooch." A traveling "Mutt Mobile" is roving the country, capturing the best pooch smooches for America's vote at smoochablepooch.com. Next stop, Nashville! The "Mutt Mobile" will entertain smoochable pooches and their owners with a Kissin' Booth to capture digital photos of pooches and their owners, a Breath-o-Meter to reveal who needs to freshen up with Kibbles 'n Bits Brushing Bites dog food, special activities and grooming areas, prizes, give-aways, and free samples.


The event will be held on Friday, October 20 from 7am-6pm at My Second Home Pet Resort (101 Mission Ct, Franklin, TN 36067).


Media Contact: Tran Ngo at 323-866-6077 or tran.ngo@mslpr.com



Nashville
Kibbles 'n Bits "Most Smoochable Pooch" Contest
October 21, 2006
12pm-6pm

Nashville, TN
Phone:
Map
Comments:Kibbles 'n Bits has launched a national contest to find America's "Most Smoochable Pooch." A traveling "Mutt Mobile" is roving the country, capturing the best pooch smooches for America's vote at smoochablepooch.com. Next stop, Nashville! The "Mutt Mobile" will entertain smoochable pooches and their owners with a Kissin' Booth to capture digital photos of pooches and their owners, a Breath-o-Meter to reveal who needs to freshen up with Kibbles 'n Bits Brushing Bites dog food, special activities and grooming areas, prizes, give-aways, and free samples.


The event will be held on Saturday, October 21 from 12pm-6pm at Maggies' Dog Park located next to Williamson County Animal Control (138 Claude Yates Dr, Franklin, TN 37064).


Media Contact: Tran Ngo at 323-866-6077 or tran.ngo@mslpr.com



Nashville
Glitter and Glam Wine Tasting and Fashion Show for the Animals
July 9, 2009
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Hotel Preston
Nashville, TN 37217
Phone:615-406-7799
Map
Comments:Celebrate Agape Animal Rescue's 5th anniversary on July 9, 2009, at Hotel Preston as we host our first annual Glitter and Glam wine tasting/fashion show to commemorate how far we have come?and how many lives have been saved!This will be a night to remember with wine tasting, complimentary hors d?oeuvres, and a glamorous fashion show featuring models and yes, a few dogs!Agape has rescued, rehabilitated and found loving homes for over 400 animals in Middle Tennessee over the past five years.We cordially invite you to join us at Glitter and Glam as we celebrate these efforts to save animals? lives.* Red Carpet Event* Over $1,000 in Door Prizes* An Event You Do NOT Want to Miss! All proceeds will benefit Agape Animal Rescue



Nashville
Nashville Woof Walk Fun Run and Community Dog Walk
November 11, 2011
1:00pm - 4:00pm
West End Avenue & 26th Street
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone:2123001800
Map
Comments:Walking with your dog is one of the easiest and most enjoyable ways for families to get off the couch and get moving! So bring your furry friend and join us for a free community dog walk and a morning full of family and pet friendly activities, sponsored by THE POWER OF PETS? by Mars Petcare!Additional Activities:- Free health wellness checks with a veterinarian from Banfield Pet Hospital- Fitness demos- Arts and Crafts, face painting and pet caricaturist- Music and dance partyRegister at: http://nashvillewoofwalkfunrun.eventbrite.com For more information about The Power of Pets program: Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/powerofpets



New Market
Southeast USA BICHON FRISE BASH
October 6, 2007
9 am - 7 pm
Symphony Hill Retreat
New Market, TN 37820
Phone:865-475-0878
Map
Comments:The 8th Annual Southeast USA Bichon Frise Bash offers a full weekend of festivities for BICHON FRISE LOVERS and their Bichon Frise doggies. Educational forums, demonstrations, grooming lessons, training tips/demo, massage lessons, games, contests, food 'n a big Bichon Boutique of everything Bichonly! All proceeds benefit rescued Bichon Frise dogs. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.




Oak Ridge
Pet Fest and Blessing
October 3, 2009
1-5 p.m.
131 W Gettysburg Ave.
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Phone:8654833787
Map
Comments:This event is for the animal lovers or the want to be animal lovers. Rescue groups from the area set up and introduce their adoptables. It is a great time for sharing your interest in animals with like minded people.



Oak Ridge
Pumpkin Fest
October 31, 2009
11:00AM - 5:00 PM
123 Randolph Rd.
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Phone:865-604-7709
Map
Comments:Pet Costume Parade and Contest - 6 categories, PRIZES Awarded, FREE Entry, Fun, Food, Kid's Games, Pet Friendly all day long!



Sevierville
The American Cancer Society Bark For Life
June 22, 2013
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sevier County Fairgrounds
Sevierville, TN 37862
Phone:
Map
Comments:Bark For Life is an American Cancer Society Relay For Life fundraising event that honors the care-giving qualities of our families? ?best friends.?$25.00 registration fee includes participation in all events, t-shirt and canine bandanas.Spectators are asked to make a donation.It is a fun event which provides valuable contributions to the American Cancer Society and offers a testament to the care and love shared between dogs and families








 

 


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