Columbia, MD-Meet The Author of Another Good Dog

Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Black Flag Brewing Company
9315 Snowden River Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21046
P: (443) 864-5139

Black Flag Brewing was the first production brewery and taproom in Columbia with 10 taplines. They have 5 signature beers always on tap, and have a rotating list of 5 that they make on a small batch system.

OPH Rescue is excited to host an adoption event at Black Flag Brewing Company with one of our Fosters who is the author of Another Good Dog, which is about her experience with rescue.

Tonight is an opportunity to purchase a copy of, Another Good Dog: One Family and Fifty Foster Dogs and have it signed by the author (and possibly some of the dogs featured in the book) at every event. A portion of all book sales are donated to Operation Paws for Homes!

This is a dog friendly location, and there will be a food truck on sight tonight!

Adoptable dogs will also be attending!
Vienna
Tayrona
Grits
Roll Tide


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Alexandria, VA - Pet Valu Adoption Event

Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Pet Valu
7875 Heneska Loop, Alexandria, VA 22315
P: (703) 341-6831

Join OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the Pet Valu in Alexandria, VA.

{DOGS ATTENDING}
Arashi
Bali
Nissi

{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#


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Abingdon, Md - Petsmart Adoption Event

Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Abingdon Petsmart
412 Constant Friendship Blvd, Abingdon, MD 21009

Join OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the Petsmart in Abindgon, MD

{DOGS ATTENDING}
Crimson Tide
Halifax

{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#


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Mechanicsville, VA - Adoption Event

Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

PetSmart
7225 Bell Creek Rd #228, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

Join OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the Petsmart in Mechanicsville, VA.

{DOGS ATTENDING}
Scrooge
Maho
Negril
Kauai
Maximo
Mama Mercedes
Kalei
Matira

{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#


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Raven’s Roost #129 Fundraising & Adoption Event

Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Twain's Tavern
8359 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd, Pasadena, MD 21122

Raven’s Roost #129 Fundraising and Adoption Event At the LEGENDARY… Twain’s Tavern!!

ZUMBATHON!!!! Join us for Zumba from 9:30am-11:30 am
$25 in advance and $30 at the door : ONLY 50 SPOTS AVAILABLE!
Includes 2 hours of booty shaking,brunch buffet and one drink special ticket!

CORNHOLE TOURNAMET! Registration begins at noon and games begin at 12:30
$25 in advance and $30 at the door per team of 2
Top 2 teams will receive a CASH prize!

OTHER HAPPENINGS!

• Adoptable dogs from OPH Rescue (10am-1pm)
• Local crafters and vendors!
• Brunch Buffet from 11am-1:00pm just $20
• Drink specials, music and sports on the TV’s all day!

• Raven’s Roost #129 membership registration OPEN!
• RAFFLES!

Dogs Attending:
Vienna
Waikiki
Halifax
Chitti Desi Dog
Crimson Tide

EMAIL TODAY TO REGISTER! RavensRoost129@yahoo.com


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Free Training Seminar

Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Wholistic Hound Academy
18 Roth St., Alexandria, VA 22314
P: (571) 238-9145

Join OPH Rescue for a FREE Training Seminar at Wholistic Hound Academy!

The class will be led by Sandy Modell, CPDT-KA. For over 20 years, Sandy has been training dogs using rewards-based, positive reinforcement methods. She is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA), a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT), a licensed certified Family Paws Parent Educator (FPPE), a member of the Pet Professional Guild (PPG), and on the list of national Truly Dog-Friendly Trainers. Sandy and her team at Wholistic Hound Academy believe that sharing your life with a dog should be fun and rewarding.

Good manners and basic life skills make living with our dogs easier, safer, and much more fun. Whether your dog is new to training, needs some refreshing, or you have a new dog, this class teaches you how to train the basics that all dogs need, like sit, down, stay, come when called, leash manners, impulse control, and more. By teaching you how to integrate training into your everyday life, busy schedules won't keep you from training your dog.

Please RSVP for this FREE event via the link below:
https://join.ophrescue.org/event/free-training-seminar/e191748


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Yappy Hour at Monocacy Crossing

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Monocacy Crossing
4424A Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704
P: (301) 846-4204

​Join us for a Yappy Hour Monocacy Crossing in Frederick. Monocacy Crossing has a great outdoor patio for you and your dog to sit outside and relax.

This Yappy Hour is sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka! Specials for this Yappy Hour are: $2 off Tito’s Vodka cocktails and $2 off appetizers! Monocacy Crossing will keep these specials open until Friday!


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Dog Days In The Park

Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Marge Goodfellow Park
New Freedom, PA 17349

Join Operation Paws for Homes for this fun event. Admission is free! Dog Days In The Park features a Flea Market, Silent Auction,Raffles, Cruelty-free foods and 125+ Vendors.

There will also be fun activities for the dogs including Games, Demonstrations, Contest and More!

Please do not use a retractable leash - regular leashes only. Please ensure your dog is socialized and not in heat. Be prepared to clean up after your pet as well.

Adoptable dogs will also be attending!


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WAGS N’ WHISKERS 2018

Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

The Village at Shirlington
2700 S Quincy St, Arlington, VA 22206

Event Photographer: Michael Garth


OPH Rescue will have a booth at Wags n’ Whiskers. This is a community-oriented event for animal-loving shoppers of all ages to spend an afternoon at The Village at Shirlington with their pets.

The 11th Annual Wags n' Whiskers event will feature 65+ onsite exhibitors ranging from pet services and accessories to onsite adoptions. In addition to the onsite exhibitors, Wags n’ Whiskers hosts pet photos ($5), live music, and children’s activities such as face painting, balloon art, strolling entertainment and more!

We are also excited to be there with one of our Fosters/Volunteers who is an author and wrote a book about her experience with rescue. There will be an opportunity to purchase a copy of, Another Good Dog: One Family and Fifty Foster Dogs and have it signed by the author (and possibly some of the dogs featured in the book) at every event. A portion of all book sales are donated to Operation Paws for Homes!

We hope to see you there!

Adoptable Dogs Attending:
TBA


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Richmond, VA -Meet The Author of Another Good Dog

Sunday, August 26, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
5501 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23230
P: (804) 282-0781

Join OPH Rescue at Barnes & Noble, in Richmond, VA, for a book tour with one of our Fosters/Volunteers who is an author and wrote a book about her experience with rescue.

We are excited to be there with ​Cara Sue Achterberg, author of Another Good Dog. There will be an opportunity to purchase a copy of, Another Good Dog: One Family and Fifty Foster Dogs and have it signed by the author (and possibly some of the dogs featured in the book) at every event.

A portion of all book sales are donated to Operation Paws for Homes!


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Wet Nose Wednesday with the Harrisburg Senators

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

FNB Stadium
245 Championship Way, Harrisburg, PA 17101

Wet Nose Wednesday with the Harrisburg Senators and OPH Rescue! All dogs welcome! This Wednesday and every Wednesday bring your best 4-legged friend to the park with you. HOT DOG! It's 2-for-1 hot dog night at FNB FIeld!

Purchase tickets to the game, via the link below:
https://groupmatics.events/event/Operationpaws

Adoptable Dogs Attending:

Nairobi
Daisy


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Pasadena, MD - PetValu Adoption Event

Saturday, September 1, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Pasadena Petvalu
4115 Mountain Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122

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#


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Frederick, MD -Meet The Author of Another Good Dog

Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Barley and Hops
5473 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704
P: (301) 668-5555

Maryland’s first and only female owned brewery, Barley & Hops is a unique blending of award winning craft beer and amazing food with regular Happy Hour specials and live local music. OPH Rescue will be at the brewery with Cara Sue Achterberg for a signing of her new book, Another Good Dog.

This book tour with one of our Fosters/Volunteers who is an author and wrote a book about her experience with rescue. This will be an opportunity to meet the author and purchase a copy of the book!

Adoptable Dogs will also be attending!


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Loudoun Pet Expo

Sunday, September 9, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Franklin Park
17501 Franklin Park Dr, Purcellville, VA 20132

OPH Rescue will have a booth at the Loudoun Pet Expo! This is a fun event for the entire family. There are Vendors, Demos, Dog Swim, 5K, Adoptions, Activities for Children, Food, Music and more!

We are excited to be there with one of our Fosters/Volunteers who is an author and wrote a book about her experience with rescue. There will be an opportunity to purchase a copy of, Another Good Dog: One Family and Fifty Foster Dogs and have it signed by the author (and possibly some of the dogs featured in the book) at every event. A portion of all book sales are donated to Operation Paws for Homes!

This event is free to attend and pets are welcome!

For additional details: http://loudounpetexpo.com/

Adoptable Dogs Attending:
TBA


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Leesburg, VA -Meet The Author & Yappy Hour

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Spanky's Shenanigans
538 E Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176
P: (703) 777-2454

​Join us for a Yappy Hour Spanky’s Shenanigans in Leesburg. Spanky’s Shenanigans becomes a playspace for dogs and their humans every Wednesday on their back deck to benefit Operation Paws for Homes. Yappy Hour starts at 4pm & goes until the deck closes at 1am, every week with 10% of the day’s food sales going to OPH.

Tonight is an opportunity to purchase a copy of, Another Good Dog: One Family and Fifty Foster Dogs and have it signed by the author (and possibly some of the dogs featured in the book) at every event. A portion of all book sales are donated to Operation Paws for Homes!


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Beltway Barks

Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Rockville Town Square
30 Maryland Ave, Rockville, MD 20850

OPH Rescue has partnered with DC Actors for Animals, Inc!

The mission of DC Actors for Animals, Inc. (DCa4a) is to help animals in the Washington DC metropolitan area through adoption, advocacy, and education. Members of DCa4a are theater professionals working on and off stage at the area's biggest theaters. DCa4a coordinates the event, Beltway Barks which partners with local rescue organizations and animal shelters, provides world class entertainment, and promotes humane education for owners and animals-in-need in DC, MD, and VA.

Beltway Barks features musical performances, local vendors, and presentations of adoptable animals from rescue groups throughout the area- including Operation Paws for Homes!


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Oakton, VA - Pet Valu Adoption Event

Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Pet Valu
2914 Chain Bridge Road, Oakton, VA

Join OPH at Pet Valu in Oakton 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: TBD

https://ophrescue.org/adopt
https://ophrescue.org/foster
https://ophrescue.org/volunteer


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Bark, Wag & Wine

Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Hiddencroft Vineyards
12202 Axline Rd, Lovettsville, VA 20180

Hiddencroft Vineyards and Operation Paws for Homes are joining forces for its sixth annual Bark, Wag & Wine fundraising event.

Funds raised benefit OPH’s mission of finding caring homes for homeless dogs at risk of euthanasia. The event is Saturday, September 22nd from 12PM-4PM and more than 400 guests attended last year so we are anticipating an even larger gathering this year.

Get a head start on your holiday shopping at the wonderful silent-auction featuring gift cards and gift baskets. There will also be Food Trucks, Vendors and more.

Join us at this fun event! Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door (children are
free). Each ticket includes a Wine Tasting! For tickets and additional information visit www.barkwagwine.com

*BWW is a dog and family friendly event *


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Carroll St. Paws for a Cause

Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Carroll St, Frederick MD
103 S Carroll St, Frederick, MD 21701

Dogs have a special place in our hearts over here at our building. On any given day there may be 4 or 5 different dogs across multiple businesses supervising their humans while they work. Please come out and join us to support Operation Paws For Homes. OPH will have adorable adoptable dogs on site during the event as well as information on many ways you can help out from fostering, volunteering, training, transportation, etc...

This will be a family and pet-friendly event in our parking lot right on the corner of S Carroll and All Saints designed to raise awareness and hopefully some $$$ for a terrific organization. Most importantly we hope to find some forever homes for these sweet pups.

There will be other pet-focused activities and vendors as well as some yummy food and treats so mark your calendar now and come out for a great time.


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Hunt Valley, MD -Meet The Author of Another Good Dog

Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Greetings & Readings
118-AA Shawan Rd, Hunt Valley, MD 21030

Event Photographer: Steve Jones


Join OPH Rescue at Greetings & Readings in Hunt Valley, MD, for a book tour with one of our Fosters/Volunteers who is an author and wrote a book about her experience with rescue.

We are excited to be there with ​Cara Sue Achterberg, author of Another Good Dog. There will be an opportunity to purchase a copy of, Another Good Dog: One Family and Fifty Foster Dogs and have it signed by the author (and possibly some of the dogs featured in the book) at every event.

A portion of all book sales are donated to Operation Paws for Homes!


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Reston,VA - Adoption Event

Sunday, September 30, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Pet Valu
1422 North Point Village Center, Reston, VA

Please join us and meet some adoptable dogs and chat with our amazing volunteers about adopting, fostering or volunteering! See you there!

http://ophrescue.org/adopt
http://ophrescue.org/foster
http://ophrescue.org/volunteer

Dogs Attending: TBD


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Alexandria, VA -Meet The Author of Another Good Dog

Sunday, September 30, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Nectar Coffee and Wine Bistro
106 Hume Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301
P: (571) 431-6150

Join OPH Rescue at Nectar - Alexandria's own Coffee and Wine Bistro! OPH will be there with PawsGo, for a book tour with one of our Fosters/Volunteers who is an author and wrote a book about her experience with rescue.

We are excited to be there with ​Cara Sue Achterberg, author of Another Good Dog - One Family and Fifty Foster Dogs and have it signed by the author (and possibly some of the dogs featured in the book) at every event.

A portion of all book sales are donated to Operation Paws for Homes! PawsGo will also be donating 50% of all dog rescue shirts to Operation Paws for Homes!

PawsGo encourages us to be the person our dog thinks we are, with an emphasis on an active lifestyle. When we are active, our dogs are healthy! Through the PawsGo online community, women will find and share lifestyle tips – for humans and dogs! Visit: https://www.pawsgo.com/


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Glen Burnie, Md - PetSmart

Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Glen Burnie Petsmart
24 Mountain Rd, Glen Burnie, MD 21060

Join OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the Petsmart in Glen Burnie, 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#


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Abingdon, Md - Petsmart Adoption Event

Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Abingdon Petsmart
412 Constant Friendship Blvd, Abingdon, MD 21009

Join OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the Petsmart in Abingdon, 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#


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Pasadena, MD - PetValu Adoption Event

Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Pasadena Petvalu
4115 Mountain Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122

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#


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Glen Burnie, Md - PetSmart

Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Glen Burnie Petsmart
24 Mountain Rd, Glen Burnie, MD 21060

Join OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the Petsmart in Glen Burnie, 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#


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Abingdon, Md - Petsmart Adoption Event

Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Abingdon Petsmart
412 Constant Friendship Blvd, Abingdon, MD 21009

Join OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the Petsmart in Abingdon, 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#


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