Upcoming Events

Alexandria, VA- Bark & Brew

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
3410 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22305
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Join Operation Paws for Homes for ​a Bark & Brew event! ​​Spend the evening with us at Hops N Shine with your dog and a cold brew! ​

This Bark & Brew will be a Double Donation Yappy Hour! Hops N Shine will donate $2 to OPH for every Tito's or Heavy Seas drink purchased!

Thank you to Whole Dogz for being a sponsor for this event!

Come out for raffle prizes and more!

Meet adoptable dogs:
Oddball
Domino
Marie Barone

Bristow, VA - Adoption & Foster Event

Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
12845 Braemar Village Plaza Bristow, VA. 20136
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Fostering abandoned and rescued dogs and puppies is a wonderful and fulfilling experience! As a foster, you will be giving a second chance to a poor dog who has no one to advocate for them except kind hearted people like you! These dogs are saved from high kill shelters with limited resources who are unable to care for the number of animals that are abandoned at their doors. There is great satisfaction in knowing that you are saving a life!

Come out to this adoption event to learn about how to become a Foster Family!

Hanover, PA - Petvalu Adoption Event

Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
449 Eisenhower Dr, Hanover, PA 17331
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Join OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the Pet Valu in Hanover, PA.

{Dogs Attending}
Fritos
Little Man Kosovo

{VOLUNTEER} Love dogs?? We would love to have you help us at the event! You can help by holding a dog leash, handing out cards or talking to the public about OPH. Sign up to be a part of the event >> www.ophrescue.org/volunteer

{ADOPT} We love our adopters, they become family! Apply to adopt at ophrescue.org/adoptJoin OPH and meet some wonderful dogs looking for their forever homes.Submit an application to adopt prior to the event to be eligible to adopt as soon as you meet that special four-legged someone! https://ophrescue.org/adopters/new#

Baltimore, MD - Bark & Brew

Sunday, June 30, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
1399 S Sharp St, Baltimore, MD 21230
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Join Operation Paws for Homes for ​a Bark & Brew event! ​​Spend the afternoon with us at Checkerspot Brewing Company enjoying a cold brew with your dog! ​

Come out for a Brunch & Brew paring, $20 with a portion of sales being donated to OPH Rescue. Pre ordering your ticket is recommended!

Get your ticket today!

York, PA - Friday Friday

Friday, July 5, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
250 E. Market St., York Pa 17403
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Meet OPH Rescue at First Friday! First Friday is a celebration of Downtown shops, restaurants, cultural venues, and nightlife hotspots. From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., downtown shops and restaurants host special events, offer refreshments and promotions, and sponsor live entertainment.

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{VOLUNTEER} Love dogs?? We would love to have you help us at the event! You can help by holding a dog leash, handing out cards or talking to the public about OPH. Sign up to be a part of the event >> www.ophrescue.org/volunteer

{ADOPT} We love our adopters, they become family! Apply to adopt at ophrescue.org/adoptJoin OPH and meet some wonderful dogs looking for their forever homes.Submit an application to adopt prior to the event to be eligible to adopt as soon as you meet that special four-legged someone! https://ophrescue.org/adopters/new#

Pasadena, MD - PetValu Adoption Event

Saturday, July 6, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
4115 Mountain Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122
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Join OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the Pet Valu in Pasadena, Md

{DOGS ATTENDING}
TBA

{VOLUNTEER} Love dogs?? We would love to have you help us at the event! You can help by holding a dog leash, handing out cards or talking to the public about OPH. Sign up to be a part of the event >> www.ophrescue.org/volunteer

{ADOPT} We love our adopters, they become family! Apply to adopt at ophrescue.org/adoptJoin OPH and meet some wonderful dogs looking for their forever homes.Submit an application to adopt prior to the event to be eligible to adopt as soon as you meet that special four-legged someone! https://ophrescue.org/adopters/new#

Mechanicsville, VA - PetSmart Adoption Event

Sunday, July 7, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
7225 Bell Creek Rd Ste 228 Mechanicsville, VA 23111
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Come meet OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the PetSmart in Mechanicsville, VA!

{DOGS ATTENDING}
Avalon
Snowelle
Tacoma
Cruze
Mercury
Mercedes
Titan
Raptor
Sierra
Jo Wilson
Sonic
Caddy

{VOLUNTEER} Love dogs?? We would love to have you help us at the event! You can help by holding a dog leash, handing out cards or talking to the public about OPH. Sign up to be a part of the event >> www.ophrescue.org/volunteer

{ADOPT} We love our adopters, they become family! Apply to adopt at ophrescue.org/adoptJoin OPH and meet some wonderful dogs looking for their forever homes.Submit an application to adopt prior to the event to be eligible to adopt as soon as you meet that special four-legged someone! https://ophrescue.org/adopters/new#

Jarrettsville, MD - K9Kds - Registration Required

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
3722 Norrisville Rd, Jarrettsville, MD 21084
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This Operation Paws for Homes program will include instruction for children on safe dog interaction, story time, crafts, and the chance to meet rescue dogs and puppies. Register all those attending, adults and children.

Event Type(s): Family Literacy, Crafts/Hands On
Age Group(s): Grades K-5, Family

Register at the Jarrettsville Branch: 410-692-7887

Finksburg, MD - Adoption Event

Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
2265 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg, MD 21048
(410) 386-4505
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Join OPH and meet some wonderful dogs looking for their forever homes! Love dogs, but can't adopt? Stop by and chat with our volunteers about all the ways you can help us save lives!

{Dogs Attending}
TBA

{VOLUNTEER} Love dogs?? We would love to have you help us at the event! You can help by holding a dog leash, handing out cards or talking to the public about OPH. Sign up to be a part of the event >> www.ophrescue.org/volunteer

{ADOPT} We love our adopters, they become family! Apply to adopt at ophrescue.org/adoptJoin OPH and meet some wonderful dogs looking for their forever homes.Submit an application to adopt prior to the event to be eligible to adopt as soon as you meet that special four-legged someone! https://ophrescue.org/adopters/new#

Dover, Pa - Vendors, Paw's & Grub

Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Dover, PA
3700 Davidsburg Rd Dover PA
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Join Operation Paws for Homes at the 1st Annual Vendors, Paw's and Grub. Shop various vendors inside. Various Food Trucks will be onsite for those that are hungry.

Adoptable Dogs Attending:
TBA

York, PA - Petvalu Adoption Event

Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
1919 Springwood Rd, York, PA 17403
(717) 885-0838
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Join OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the Pet Valu in York PA for an adoption event!!

{DOGS ATTENDING}
TBA

{VOLUNTEER} Love dogs?? We would love to have you help us at the event! You can help by holding a dog leash, handing out cards or talking to the public about OPH. Sign up to be a part of the event >> www.ophrescue.org/volunteer

{ADOPT} We love our adopters, they become family! Apply to adopt at ophrescue.org/adoptJoin OPH and meet some wonderful dogs looking for their forever homes.Submit an application to adopt prior to the event to be eligible to adopt as soon as you meet that special four-legged someone! https://ophrescue.org/adopters/new#

Frederick, MD - Bark & Brew

Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
880 N East St Suite 201, Frederick, MD 21701
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Join Operation Paws for Homes for ​a Bark & Brew event! ​​Spend the day with us at Rockwell Brewery with your dog and a cold brew! ​

10% of Sales during the event will be donated to OPH Rescue and Frederick Friends of Our County Animal Shelter (FFOCAS)!

Tysons, VA - Bark & Brew

Sunday, July 21, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
8346 Leesburg Pike, Tysons, VA 22182
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Join Operation Paws for Homes for ​a Bark & Brew event! ​​Spend the afternoon with us at Tysons Biergarten. enjoying a cold brew with your dog! ​Bring the flyer (or show it on your phone) posted in the Facebook Event and $2 from each attendee will be donated to OPH Rescue!

Power Hour from 3-4pm a percentage of sales will be donate to OPH!!!

Dundalk, MD - Bark & Brew

Sunday, July 21, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
2500 Grays Rd, Dundalk, MD 21222
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Join Operation Paws for Homes for ​a Bark & Brew event! ​​Spend the afternoon with us at Key Brewing Co. enjoying a cold brew with your dog! ​

This Bark & Brew event will feature OPH Desi Dogs (street dogs from India)! Come out and learn more about Desi Dogs and the rest of our organization!

Hanover, PA - Adoption Event

Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
181 Wilson Ave, Hanover, PA 17331
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Come meet OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the PetSmart in Hanover, PA!

{VOLUNTEER} Love dogs?? We would love to have you help us at the event! You can help by holding a dog leash, handing out cards or talking to the public about OPH. Sign up to be a part of the event >> www.ophrescue.org/volunteer

{ADOPT} We love our adopters, they become family! Apply to adopt at ophrescue.org/adoptJoin OPH and meet some wonderful dogs looking for their forever homes.Submit an application to adopt prior to the event to be eligible to adopt as soon as you meet that special four-legged someone! https://ophrescue.org/adopters/new#

Vienna, VA - Summer Stories, Songs & Sprinklers!

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
131 Church Street NE Vienna, VA
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Join OPH Rescue for Summer Stories, Songs & Sprinklers!

Children are invited to enjoy stories behind the Freeman Store at 131 Church Street NE. Right after the stories, cool off with sprinklers on the Town Green lawn.

This event is free and appropriate for all ages!

York, PA - Friday Friday

Friday, August 2, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
250 E. Market St., York Pa 17403
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Meet OPH Rescue at First Friday! First Friday is a celebration of Downtown shops, restaurants, cultural venues, and nightlife hotspots. From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., downtown shops and restaurants host special events, offer refreshments and promotions, and sponsor live entertainment.

Full Event Details

{VOLUNTEER} Love dogs?? We would love to have you help us at the event! You can help by holding a dog leash, handing out cards or talking to the public about OPH. Sign up to be a part of the event >> www.ophrescue.org/volunteer

{ADOPT} We love our adopters, they become family! Apply to adopt at ophrescue.org/adoptJoin OPH and meet some wonderful dogs looking for their forever homes.Submit an application to adopt prior to the event to be eligible to adopt as soon as you meet that special four-legged someone! https://ophrescue.org/adopters/new#

Red Lion Street Fair

Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
651 Lombard Road, Suite 122 Red Lion, PA 17356
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Join OPH Rescue at the Red Lion Street Fair! Every summer this event is the second Saturday in August. For a full list of details visit the website

Training Seminar - York, Pa

Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
581 W. Chestnut St. Hanover, PA
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Join Operation Paws for Homes and Stateline Canine for a complimentary training seminar. Stateline Canine offers a variety of professional training services from one of the nation's most successful trainers Janet Dooley Edwards.

This program will focus on:

-Transitioning a rescue dog to their new home
-Proper exposure/socialization for a rescue dog, especially one starting this phase late in life
-A dog’s genetics can be stronger than their past and what that can mean for a rescue dog

Please RSVP to reserve your spot!

Baltimore, MD - Bark & Brew

Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Power Plant Live! 4 Market Pl, Baltimore, MD 21202
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Join Operation Paws for Homes for ​a Bark & Brew event! ​​Spend the afternoon with us at Leinenkugel's Beer Garden. enjoying a cold brew with your dog! ​

For extra perks purchase a wrist band for $10 which includes one complimentary Miller Lite, Coors Light, or Leinenkugel draft- in addition to food and drink specials throughout the day!

All wrist bands must be purchased in advance! Get yours today!
Wristband Preorder

WAGS N’ WHISKERS- Arlington, VA

Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
4280 Campbell Ave, Arlington, Virginia 22206
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What’s better than shopping at The Village at Shirlington? Shopping at The Village at Shirlington with your pet, of course.

Join Operation Paws for Homes at WAGS N’ WHISKERS!

Bring yours (or even find a new one!) to this fun, family-friendly event featuring 30+ onsite exhibitors and Top Dog sponsors*. The event features a range of pet services and accessories, and onsite adoptions. enjoy live music, strolling entertainment and children’s activities including face painting, balloon art, and more!

K9s in the Vines

Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
7550 Green Valley Rd, Frederick, MD 21701
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Come out to our annual K-9's in the Vines at Hidden Hills Farm & Vineyard for a fun afternoon of activities for both you AND your dog! What better way to enjoy the spring than with a glass of wine, music and fresh air with your dog while helping support the Animal Welfare League of Frederick County (a no-kill, non-profit, all-volunteer cat and dog rescue)! Enjoy dog games, raffles, vendors, and things to eat!

New Freedom Fest

Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
22 Railroad Ave New Freedom, PA 17349
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Join OPH Rescue at New Freedom Fest. This is an old-time “festival of small town life”. It includes music, arts and crafts, animals, food, games, a pie eating contest, an art tent with pumpkin painting, and much, much more – all centered around the beautiful and historic town of New Freedom, Pennsylvania.

Local artists and craftsmen including jewelers, potters, photographers, weavers and sculptors, will be selling their work and demonstrating from 10am to 4pm.

There will be kid’s games ($5 lets you play all day), a pet parade, great food from local restaurants and world-class live entertainment at the Freedom Green. Local non-profit organizations and businesses provide information and offer fun insight into small town life. Free parking and free admission make this a day fit for any budget.

Richmond Dog Festival

Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
3215 E Broad Street Richmond, 23223
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Join us on Saturday, September 21st in Chimborazo Park from 11 AM to 4 PM for a celebration of dogs and dog lovers! The Richmond Dog Festival supports the Enrichmond Foundation’s mission of serving Richmond’s people, parks and public spaces.

Dogs are of course welcome to attend. Your four-legged friends must be socialized and leashed.

Entry Fee:
$1 suggested entry donation to Enrichmond keeps the bacon rolling! Enrichmond is a 501(c)(3) public charity. Your attendance supports Enrichmond’s mission to enhance Richmond parks and activate its public spaces.

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Feel free to bring lawn chairs – we’ll have live music and tents to kick back under.
This is a rain or shine event!

WAGS N’ WHISKERS- Bethesda, MD

Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
7235 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
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What’s better than shopping at Bethesda Row? Shopping at Bethesda Row with your pet, of course.

Join Operation Paws for Homes at WAGS N’ WHISKERS!

Bring yours (or even find a new one!) to this fun, family-friendly event featuring 30+ onsite exhibitors and Top Dog sponsors*. The event features a range of pet services and accessories, and onsite adoptions. Get a pic of your furry friend for just $5, enjoy live music, strolling entertainment and children’s activities including face painting, balloon art, and more!

Catonsville, MD - BINGO Fundrasier

Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
2832 Nine Mile Circle Catonsville, MD 21228
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Operation Paws for Homes first Annual Howl-o-Ween - Designer Bag & Basket Bingo – will be held on Saturday October 26th, 2019 at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 69 in Catonsville, MD. Come join us for BINGO games with prizes that are all design handbags and gift baskets! This event is hosted by Operation Paws for Homes and 100% of all proceeds are used to help dogs in need. OPH Rescue is made up of a diverse group of volunteers dedicated to community service and raising funds to support programs that benefit our dog rescue in our local community. Our organization is a non-profit 501(c)(3), EIN: 45-2785962.

Tickets $20 in Advance * $25 At the Door

All prizes are designer handbags & gift baskets! Snack Bar- 50/50 - Raffles

Join us to support OPH Rescue- get your tickets today! Purchase Tickets