Upcoming Events

Mt. Airy, MD - PetValu 5th Anniversary - Adoption Event

Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am
317 East Ridgeville Blvd. Mount Airy Shopping Center Mt. Airy, MD 21771
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Join OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the Pet Valu in Mt. Airy, Maryland, and help us celebrate this location's 5th anniversary! The store is providing the first 50 customers a special goodie bag.

{DOGS ATTENDING}
Kakuna

{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/adopt

Join 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#

K9Kds - Registration Required

Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am
5310 Norrisville Road White Hall, MD 21161
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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

Norrisville Branch
(410) 692-7850
registrationorrisville@hcplonline.org

Abingdon, Md - Petsmart Adoption Event

Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
412 Constant Friendship Blvd, Abingdon, MD 21009
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Join OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the Petsmart in Abingdon, MD

Adoptable Dogs Attending:
Lillipup
Bernadette (The Big Bang Theory Bunch)

{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, February 24, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
7225 Bell Creek Rd Ste 228 Mechanicsville, VA 23111
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Come celebrate National Adoption Weekend with OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the PetSmart in Mechanicsville, VA

{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#

Alexandria, VA - Adoption Event

Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Pet Valu
3819 Mount Vernon Avenue Alexandria, VA
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Join OPH and meet some wonderful dogs looking for their forever homes!

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, March 2, 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#

Ballyshaners St. Patrick's Day Parade

Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Alexandria, VA
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All are welcome to walk with Operation Paws for Homes in the Alexandria St. Patrick’s Day Parade! Old Town Alexandria’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is organized and paid for by The Ballyshaners; a volunteer organization committed to promoting and preserving Irish heritage and culture.

Friends, Alum, Adopters and Supporters are welcome to walk with OPH Rescue with our parade float. If you would like to join please reach out to Jess G.

Chantilly, VA - SUPER PET EXPO

Friday, March 15, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm
4320 Chantilly Shopping Center
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​​Join Operation Paws for Homes at the ​Super Pet Expo
USE PROMO CODE "OPH" FOR DISCOUNTED TICKETS!

Event Activities:
• Exciting education and entertainment for pet lovers
• Shop the best pet products from over 150+ local and national exhibitors
• Leashed, friendly pets are always welcome!
• Speak with representatives from local rescue organizations to learn about the adoption process
• Meet and greet pet experts with a variety of specialties, including training, nutrition and health

Chantilly, VA - SUPER PET EXPO

Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
4320 Chantilly Shopping Center
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​​Join Operation Paws for Homes at the ​Super Pet Expo
USE PROMO CODE "OPH" FOR DISCOUNTED TICKETS!

Event Activities:
• Exciting education and entertainment for pet lovers
• Shop the best pet products from over 150+ local and national exhibitors
• Leashed, friendly pets are always welcome!
• Speak with representatives from local rescue organizations to learn about the adoption process
• Meet and greet pet experts with a variety of specialties, including training, nutrition and health

Icebreaker Tournament benefiting OPH

Sunday, March 17, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
6166 Challedon Cir, Mt Airy, MD 21771
(301) 829-3000
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The Links at Challedon Golf Tournament benefiting Operation Paws for Homes.

$60 Per Player
10am Registration
11am Shot Gun Start
4 Player Scramble

Entry fee includes golf, cart, range, coffee, donuts, lunch & prizes!
To sign up contact the golf shop at 301-829-3000 ext.10

Chantilly, VA - SUPER PET EXPO

Sunday, March 17, 2019 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
4320 Chantilly Shopping Center
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​​Join Operation Paws for Homes at the ​Super Pet Expo
USE PROMO CODE "OPH" FOR DISCOUNTED TICKETS!

Event Activities:
• Exciting education and entertainment for pet lovers
• Shop the best pet products from over 150+ local and national exhibitors
• Leashed, friendly pets are always welcome!
• Speak with representatives from local rescue organizations to learn about the adoption process
• Meet and greet pet experts with a variety of specialties, including training, nutrition and health

K9Kds - Registration Required

Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
2407 Whiteford Road Whiteford, MD 21160
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Come celebrate National Puppy Day with us! 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. Please register all those attending, adults and children.

Age Group(s): Grades K-5, Family
Whiteford Branch
(410) 638-3608
registrationwhiteford@hcplonline.org

Alexandria, VA - Adoption Event

Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
705 King Street Alexandria, VA
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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!

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#

5th Annual Fast & Furriest 5K/1M

Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Devilbiss Bridge Road, Walkersville, MD
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Our 2nd biggest annual fundraiser, the 5K event welcomes runners, families, dogs, kids and walkers to register for the event. Silent auction items await your best bid. Numerous raffle items - it just takes one ticket to win one!
New this year are Kids' Fun Run and Doggie Games. Lots of fun for everyone!
This event supports the rescue's medical costs which annually tops $150,000 as we secure the best medical care possible for all of our rescued dogs.
Auction, raffle and check in open at 8am. Race starts at 10am.

Clifton, VA - Pet Valu Adoption Event

Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
5750 Union Mill Road, Clifton, VA
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Join us at Pet Valu and meet some wonderful dogs looking for forever homes! Want to get involved? Stop by and chat with our volunteers about all the ways you can help save lives!

Dogs Attending:

TBA

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

Alexandria, VA - Pet Valu Adoption Event

Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
7875 Heneska Loop, Alexandria, VA 22315
(703) 341-6831
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Join OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the Pet Valu in Alexandria, VA!

DOGS ATTENDING:

TBA

{VOLUNTEER} There are many ways to help us save lives! www.ophrescue.org/volunteer

{ADOPT} We love our adopters, they become family! Apply to adopt at ophrescue.org/adopt

Reston, VA - Pet Fiesta

Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
11900 Market St, Reston, VA 20190
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This outdoor festival brings together local businesses, animal rescue groups and pet owners for an exciting day of activities, demonstrations and animals galore. Meet wonderful animals looking for their forever homes and check out the latest in pet products. Enjoy onstage entertainment, face painting and caricature artists. Gather the kids and join us for a day of pets and fun for the whole family!

For additional details visit https://petfiesta.org/

Mt Airy, MD - K9's in the Vines

Sunday, May 5, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
13601 Glissans Mill Rd, Mt Airy, MD 21771
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Come out to our annual K-9's in the Vines at Linganore Winecellars 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. OPH Rescue will be there with 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!

Children under the age of 12 are free. AWLFC does not support the use of e-collars/prong collars and would ask that they not be used during the event. This is a rain or shine event. No refunds.

Tickets are $20 in advance plus service fee for ages 12+, or $25 at the door. Children under 12 are free. Tickets Available here