Have fun and support Marin Humane by coming to one of our events!
Hello! Strawberry Village will be hosting DOGtoberfest on Saturday, October 30th from 12pm-3pm for a paws-a-tively spooktacular afternoon!
DOGtoberfest will be geared toward pet-lovers and their four-legged family members. The activities will include a variety of free pet related activities including free pet photos, pet sketch artist, a police K-9 unit, a pet psychic and pet adoptions, plus Trick-or-Treating and our famous Pet Costume Contest! This year we have a real treat Hopalong Animal Rescue and Marin Humane have come together and are now partners!
Hopalong, now a division of Marin Humane, shares their mission which is to ” transform lives through exceptional animal care, humane education, and advocacy. Every day, we inspire compassion and positive relationships between people and animals.” This union now means that even more “lives are made happy!”
Registration for the Pet Costume Contest will benefit both organizations and their critical work rescuing thousands of animals in need each year!
Howl’oween Pet Costume Contest, 2-3pm
All pets and their humans who register for the Costume Contest, held outside Woodlands Pet Food & Treats will get their turn to strut on the red carpet to show off their Howl’oween costume and personality for the judges. Every pet will receive a prize for participating! Special awards will be given for Most Houndsome and Paws-atively Most Fetching, to name a few.
Registration sign-ups will be at Woodlands Pet Food & Treats (Strawberry Village location only) anytime during business hours until October 30th. Registration is $10 ($15 on October 30th) and includes goodies for all pets, compliments of Woodlands Pet Food & Treats. 100% of the registration fee will be donated to Hopalong Animal Rescue & Marin Humane.
Trick or Treating, 12-3pm
Merchants participating in the Marketing Fund will be provided Halloween candy and treats to distribute to all of the ghouls and goblins that stop by. You will need to provide you own receptacle for the candy. Merchants who are not part of the Marketing Fund are welcome to distribute their own candy and treats.
Piazza Parking Closure
The front half of the Piazza parking area between Starbucks/Aloh-O Poke and The Spanish Table/Pizza Antica will be closed to traffic and parking until approximately 4:00pm on Saturday, October 30th.
CycleBar Novato and Marin Humane are celebrating Be Kind to Animals Week today Sunday morning, before and after morning classes. Adoption animals will be on-site to greet the cyclists and raffle prizes will be awarded to those who post photos on Instagram of themselves with their furry friends – be sure to tag @cyclebarnovato. Prizes include tickets to Woofstock and gift cards to Pet Food Express.