We have some great events this weekend. There is even a chance for you to get handy with tools.
Spike’s K9 Fund is looking for volunteers to help repair the Newport News Police Department K9 Obstacle Course. The job runs from 8 to 4 tomorrow at 100 City Farm Road. They have all the supplies. They just need hands, tools, and maybe some experience. They can still use you even if you don’t have experience. Food is provided and the K9 Unit will give a demonstration after the work is done. This is a great chance to volunteer and meet some of the officers that protect us.
Bay Beagle Rescue is having their Spring Fling Picnic on Sunday. They’ll be at Oak Grove Lake Park in Chesapeake from 11 to 3 serving up hamburgers, hot dogs, sausages, and BBQ. Don’t forget dessert! All donations are tax deductable and go to pay the vet bills. There will also be some sweet beagles looking for a new home ready to meet you!
Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society is having a Summer Splash Festival tomorrow at Roadside Nursery in Gloucester. Join the fun from 10 to 4. The Crafty Cottage at Roadside Nursery is located at 5900 George Washington Memorial Highway.
Chesapeake Humane Society is having a LuLaRoe Sip ‘N Shop tomorrow at the shelter. You can check out all the fashions from 6 to 8. The shelter is located at 312 North Battlefield Boulevard.
Chesapeake Animal Services is having the last weekend of Kitten Kampus. You can adopt a kitten 6 months old or younger for just $25 each. And that includes their spay/neuter, shots, and microchip. They’re kind of little so you might want to pick up 2.
Virginia Beach SPCA is having a special on senior cats. Starting on Sunday you can adopt a cat 9 years old or older for just $25. This runs through the end of June.
Isle of Wight County Humane Society will be out with the felines tomorrow. You can meet them all at the Newport News PetsMart from 12 to 5. And on Sunday you can meet some more adoptable pets at the North Suffolk Petco from12 to 4.
Isle of Wight Animal Shelter will have adoptable pets out meeting everyone at Olden Days tomorrow. So stop by their booth and meet a new friend!
Rainbow Animal Rescue will be busy this weekend. They’ll be at the Diamond Spring Road Care A Lot tomorrow and Sunday taking 4th of July photos. You can get one done from 11 to 4 tomorrow and 12 to 5 on Sunday.
PAWS of Hertford County has started a YouCaring fund to raise money for vet bills. They’ve been hit kind of hard during kitten and puppy season this year. You can donate at https://www.youcaring.com/pawsofhertfordcounty-846386. Every little bit helps!
Bertie County Humane Society is in need of food donations. The cat and dog facilities are both full with furbabies that need to eat. They need wet and dry kitten and cat food, and urgently need wet and dry dog food. Donations can be left at the shelter at 217 County Farm Road in Windsor, North Carolina, or shipped to that address.
Outer Banks SPCA will have some adoptable pets out meeting everyone at the Daredevils game tonight. You can meet them from 7 to 8. The game is at 109 Veterans Drive in Kill Devil Hills. Then tomorrow they’ll be at the Manteo farmers Market washing dogs. You can get your dog washed for just a $5 donation to the shelter from 8 to 12. The market is held at George Washington Creef Park in Manteo.
Blue Crab Tavern is hosting the 6th annual Jorts in June to benefit OBXSPCA. There is a $5 donation for admittance and Jorts attire is mandatory. There will be music, prizes, raffles, food, and drinks. And some adoptable pets will be there meeting everyone! The celebration runs from 4 to 9 tomorrow. Blue Crab Tavern is located at 1180 Colington Road in Kill Devil Hills.
SEVA GRREAT will have adoptable dogs out meeting everyone at Alewerks Brewing Company on Sunday. There will be beer tasting, food from the Scottish Pig Food Truck, and music by Clayton Perry. So join the fun from 12 to 5 and 10% of proceeds will go to the rescue. Alewerks Brewing Company is located at 197 Ewell Road in Williamsburg.
Critters 4 U Rescue may be out with the dogs tomorrow. Look for them at the Hampton Petco from 10 to 12.
The Cat Corner is having Kitten Yoga on Sunday afternoon. The class is limited to 4 so it may be full. But you can sign up for another session and get more info at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kitten-yoga-june-25th-tickets-35145186198. The cost is just $15 per person. I think they’re trying to hold a session twice a month and proceeds from ticket sales go to the rescue.
GO Rescue will be at Bingo tonight. VFW Post 4809 on Bartee Steet is hosting a bingo fundraiser from 6:30 to 9:30. There are 20 games for $20 with wonderful prizes donated from the vendors. Tell them you’re there for GO Rescue so they get the funds.
Next Generation Animal Services needs our help. They really need donations of cat and kitten food, wet and dry. They also need fosters for dogs and cats. If you can help with either of these, send an email to Ngas@cox.net or call 757-353-5248.
That’s it for this week. Get out there and have fun with your pets!