October 2014

Howl-o-ween at Abbott Road Animal Hospital

Event Date: 
Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 2:00pm
Event Location: 
Abbott Road Animal Hospital, 3816 Abbott Rd, Orchard Park, New York
Event Cost: 

Free

This event includes a costume parade, costume contest, photos and refreshments.

Facebook announcement

Halloween Pet Parade and Costume Contest at Animal Outfitters

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Animal Outfitters, 986 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY
Event Cost: 

Free

Registration at Animal Outfitters begins at 9am. The parade happens from 10-11am. From 11am to noon, there will be activities including games, treats, and photos.

Facebook announcement

Halloween Photos at A Joyful Dog

Event Date: 
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Event Location: 
A Joyful Dog, 1599 Kenmore Ave, Buffalo, New York
Event Cost: 

Free

Come to A Joyful Dog on Halloween between 3 and 6 pm to have your costumed dog photographed. Treats will be available for dogs who come, and the photos will be posted on Facebook.

Facebook announcement

Fall Harvest Open House at K-9 Kids Club

Event Date: 
Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Location: 
K-9 Kids Club, 450 Niagara Falls Blvd, Tonawanda, New York 14223
Event Cost: 

Free

This is a great opportunity to check out K-9 Kids Club, which offers playgroups, daycare, and classes. From their announcement:

Come join us for some human and doggie refreshment November 15th from 6-8pm at the K9 Kids' Club! All who are looking for a new place for their fur-kids to play with friends are welcome as well as current clients looking for a fun night out with their dog! Come meet the staff, check out our daycare space, and get information on our daycare, playgroups, and training services. We will have giveaways, class demos, and more! Social and friendly (with people and dogs) dogs are welcome on leash.

Facebook event page

Barktoberfest

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Location: 
Evans Town Park, 8965 Old Lake Shore Road, Angola, NY 14006
Event Cost: 

Free

This event includes dog costume contests, as well as other games and contests. Adoptable dogs from the City of Buffalo Animal Shelter will be available. There will also be music, food to purchase, and vendors to shop from.

Facebook announcement

Blackwinds Pet Supplies Halloween Event

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Event Location: 
Blackwinds Pet Supplies, 2494 Military Rd Niagara Falls, New York
Event Cost: 

Free

From Blackwinds Pet Supplies' Facebook announcement:

ATTENTION!!! DO NOT miss our Halloween Event this Saturday October 18th, 2014 from 12pm-6pm!! ALL donations/proceeds will be going to Wild Kritters Rehabilitation and Rescue!
*Tricks for treats - your dog, cat, or any other animal can do a trick they get a treat!
*Cat Adoptions - For the month of October we will be doing black cat adoptions. We will have a group of cats/kittens here at the store- ALL up for adoption. ADOPTION FEE SPECIAL on the day of the event!
*Wild Kritters - will be in the store with us bringing some of their nocturnal animals!!
*Costume Contest - PETS AND CHILDREN WELCOME!! Pictures will be taken and a winner will be chosen on Halloween! 3 finalists will be posted in the store for customers to vote on!
*Prize Wheel - a $5.00 donation or more to Wild Kritters Wildlife
Rescue will get you a FREE SPIN!
*Basket Raffle- 4 tickets for $1.00! (dog basket over $300.00 value!!)
If there are any questions regarding the event feel free to give us a call at the store! (716) 297-1751

Facebook announcement

Blessing of the Animals - Grace Episcopal Church

Event Date: 
Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 2:12pm
Event Location: 
Grace Episcopal Church, 100 Genesee St., Lockport
Event Cost: 

Free

Each animal will receive a St. Francis of Assisi medal, a certificate and refreshments will be served to man and beast. The rescue group Save a Pet will be there with adoptable cats and kittens and pictures of available dogs. They will have catnip pillows and information on low cost spay/neuter programs. The ceremony will be outside, weather permitting with refreshments & Save a Pet inside. Please note the time is 2 P.M. and not 1:30 as seen elsewhere.

Facebook announcement from Save a Pet
Facebook event page

Barksgiving

Event Date: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Location: 
Chestnut Ridge Park, 6121 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park; McKinnon & Martin Lodges

This fall festival is run by Educate-A-Bull, and leashed dogs are welcome. Activities include: raffles, dog-related vendors, demonstrations, dog games, and dogs available for adoption.

Facebook page
Educate-A-Bull website

Howl O' Ween

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 2:30pm
Event Location: 
Très Chic Pet Boutique, 718 Main St, East Aurora, New York 14052
Event Cost: 

$5 donation to WNYHeroes.org

There are plenty of activities for dogs and families at the Tres Chic Pet Boutique. Registration begins at 2:30, with a number of free activities from 2:30-4:00pm. These include a pet costume contest, children's costume contest, trick or treat bag decorating and pumpkin decorating. Everyone - dogs, kids and families - are then invited to join a parade down Main Street at 4pm. Please RSVP through the Facebook event page if you plan to come.

Facebook flyer
Facebook event page

Hounds in the Hollow - Costume Contest & Parade

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 10:45pm
Event Location: 
Clarence Hollow Farmer's Market, 10717 Main Street, Clarence NY
Event Cost: 

Free

As part of the Clarence Hollow Scarecrow Festival, this is an event specifically for dogs. Registration begins at 10:45 and the parade for all dogs begins at 11am. Prizes for costumes will be awarded at noon. You'll also have the opportunity to visit some dog-related vendors and get pet photos from Heirloom Photography.

Clarence Hollow Farmers' Market website

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