Family & Pets

October Pet Events in Seattle

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This fall, you can walk for cancer with your pet, find a new furry friend for your house, or attend a huge pet expo filled with fun animal exhibits and vendors! Here’s a peek.

Puppy Up! 2 Mile Walk
Sunday, Oct 7
9:30am – 5:00pm
Roegner Park
601 Oravetz Road
Auburn, WA 98092
http://www.2milliondogs.org

Join Auburn’s third annual walk and one of approximately 40 Puppy Up! 2 Mile walks to take place across the country this year. There will be lots of pets, dog lovers, an off leash area, vendors, music, food, and fun! The Puppy Up! Walk is building the largest pet and people cancer community in the world; from business people to artists to scientists and humanitarians, a partnership forged with the singular purpose of ridding the world of its deadliest disease. The 2 Million Dogs Foundation is committed to discovering the common links between canine and human cancers and the causes of these cancers through comparative oncology research.

Cool City Pets Adoption Event
Saturday, October 20
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Seattle Animal Shelter
2061 15th Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119
http://www.seattle.gov/animalshelter

Get acquainted with the many small animals available for adoption! Perfect pets for city living, or families who want a smaller pet. Small animals include hamsters, gerbils, rabbits, guinea pigs, rats and mice.

Raining Cats and Dogs Charity Auction
Saturday, October 27
5:00pm – 9:30pm
Swedish Cultural Center
1920 Dexter Ave. North
Seattle, WA 98125
http://www.seattleanimalshelterfoundation.org

All proceeds from the auction go to Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation at this Second Annual Raining Cats and Dogs event. Admission includes appetizers and a buffet dinner catered by FareStart, and participation in silent and live auction, which feature items in categories such as art, dining and travel. Tickets available online.

Black Cat Ball
Saturday, October 27
5:30pm – 8:30pm
Meydenbauer Center
11100 NE 6th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004
http://www.purrfectpals.org

The 15th annual gala dinner and benefit auction for Purrfect Pals. Enjoy a Champagne Reception and Gourmet Dinner (including wine) while bidding on hundreds of items in Silent and Live Auctions! Come dressed in a Halloween costume, evening or business attire. Tickets available online.

America’s Family Pet Expo Washington
Saturday and Sunday
November 3 and 4
10:00am – 7:00pm Saturday
10:00am – 6:00pm Sunday
Puyallup Fairgrounds
110 9th Ave SW
Puyallup, WA 98371
http://www.petexpowa.org

It’s the 2nd Annual America’s Family Pet Expo Washington – the world’s largest pet and pet product adventure event! Packed with hundreds of exhibitors, feature attractions, demo areas, animal exhibits, educational presentations and activities for the entire family. The event is a one-stop shopping and “pet celebration” destination geared for pet owners and animal lovers alike.

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