Strawberry Village shopping center and Woodland Pet Foods & Treats are teaming up once again for the 5th annual DOGtoberfest event on Saturday, October 26th from 3-6pm. The main event is the Howl’oween Pet Parade and Costume Contest at 5pm, with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place. Each pet receives a doggy swag bag for participating. Registration is at Woodlands Pet Food & Treats (Strawberry Village location only) anytime during business hours until October 26. Registration fee is $10 ($15 on October 26) and includes goodies for owners and their pets. All proceeds from registration fees will be donated to Hopalong & Second Chance Animal Rescue, a non-profit organization whose mission is to eliminate the euthanasia of adoptable animals throughout Northern California. Hopalong has a location at 367 Miller Avenue.
The event also features interactive pet-related activities like free pet photos, a pet sketch artist, pet psychic, a K9 unit from San Rafael Police Dept., animal rescue organizations and adoptions, as well as resources for pet lovers and their four-legged family friends.
There will also be center-wide trick or treating for kids and their families, as children accompanied by parents are invited to dress up in their Halloween costumes and trick-or-treat at participating merchants between 3-6pm. They can pick up a trick-or-treat bag in the Piazza, located near Woodlands Pet Food & Treats (while supplies last) and go on a hunt for fun, games and goodies provided by participating Strawberry Village stores.
The 411: Strawberry Village shopping center and Woodland Pet Foods & Treats are teaming up once again for the 4th annual DOGtoberfest event on Saturday, October 26th from 3-6pm. MORE INFO.