Summer is almost over. The weather in New Jersey is cooling down, a perfect time to take your best friend outside to socialize and enjoy the upcoming dog events for September.
Sunday, September 11: Eighth Annual Community Medical Center Dog Walk for Cancer will be held at the Lakewood Blueclaws Stadium. Event is 10-4 p.m. Proceeds benefit the J. Phillip Citta Regional Cancer Center at Community Medical Center and local therapy dog organizations. Walk will be inside the stadium along the inside track, approximately one mile. Registration is $15 for first adult, $5 for each additional adult, and children under 12 are free. Activities include agility demo provided by Clever K9 Dog Training, carnival games for children, face painting, games for you and your dog, gift auction, pet fashion show, and much more. For more information or to donate contact: Tracie Barben-Matthews 732-831-0203, Renee Shriver 732-673-1848 or e-mail [email protected]
Monday, September 12: Somerset Patriot’s Bark in the Park Night at TD Bank Ballpark in Somerset, New Jersey. Gates open at 6 p.m. All participants will be invited on the field prior to the game for a Pre-Game “Pooch Parade.”
Saturday, September 17: L’Oreal Paris present Eighth Annual Because Your Dog Is Worth It Too Dogtoberfest III at Etsch Farms, Monroe, New Jersey. Event is 9-4 p.m. Regular donation registration fee is $10. Special patron donation fee is $25, includes corn maze. Proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Activities include corn maze, hayrides, duck races, pumpkin bowling, dog egg races, and rescue bingo.
Saturday, September 17: Project Animal Worldwide host Second Annual Sato Reunion at the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Event starts at 4 p.m. Donation is $10 at the door.
Saturday, September 24: Eleventh Hour Rescue presents Puptoberfest at Craigmeur Recreation Complex in Rockaway, New Jersey. Event is 11-5 p.m. Activities include fashion show, games, basket raffle, guess the bones in the jar, hot dog toss, best trick, photo booth, and much more.
Sunday, September 25: Second Annual New Jersey Barking Beauty Pageant at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, in West Orange, New Jersey. Event starts at 4 p.m. Competition includes active wear, glamour wear and talent.
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