Upcoming Events

Annapolis, MD - Petvalu Adoption Event

Saturday, April 20, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
PetValu
940 Bay Ridge Road Bay Forest Shopping Center
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Join OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the PetValu in Annapolis, MD

{Dogs Attending}
Waterfalls
Vicksburg
Hattiesburg

{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#

Abingdon, Md - Petsmart Adoption Event

Saturday, April 20, 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:
Mya
Kaya Desi Dog
Morissette
Hootie

{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#

Oakton, VA - Pet Valu Adoption Event

Friday, April 26, 2019 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
2914 Chain Bridge Road, Oakton, VA
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TGIF! Join OPH for NATIONAL ADOPTION WEEKEND 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:
INXS

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

York, PA - Petvalu Adoption Event

Friday, April 26, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
2533 E Market St, York, PA 17402
(717) 793-2161
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Join OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the Pet Valu in York PA for National Adoption Weekend!!

{DOGS ATTENDING}
Nacho
Shakira 3:30-6pm

{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#

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

York, PA - Petvalu Adoption Event

Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 11:00 am 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 National Adoption Weekend!

{DOGS ATTENDING}
Nacho

{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#

WOOFSTOCK, Midlothian, VA

Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
15786 WC Main St, Midlothian, VA 23113
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Join OPH Rescue at the Richmond Animal League's annual family-friendly dog festival with music, adoptions, and games.

Strut Your Mutt RAL's annual fundraising dog walk that takes place at Woofstock- you can Register here to participate.

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT TO FIND AT WOOFSTOCK?

Dog Adoptions
Dog games
Vendors and businesses
Animal rescue groups
Kids zone
Live music
& more!

Mt. Airy, MD - PetValu

Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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.

{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/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#

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 for NATIONAL ADOPTION WEEKEND!

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

Hanover, PA - Petvalu Adoption Event

Sunday, April 28, 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}
Fresh Prince
Nacho
Bela
Pie Desi Dog
Voltorb

{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#

Bark In The Park Day - Bowie, MD

Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm
4101 Crain Highway Bowie, MD 20716
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Join OPH Rescue for Bark In The Park Day & Dog Adoption Event!

A day dedicated to the dogs at the ballpark! The Baysox love dogs and Bark in the Park Day is your day to bring your pup and enjoy interactive dog related exhibits, vendors and have fun with your whole family!

There will also be multiple dogs who are up for adoption to meet and interact with on the stadium concourse!

Dogs receive free admission to Bark in the Park Day. All dogs must remain on a leash at all times and must have proper vaccination tags or paperwork to be admitted to the stadium. The Baysox provide a "doggie relief area" outside of the stadium and water bowls on the main stadium concourse.

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Potomac, MD- Petvalu Adoption Event

Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
7723 Tuckerman Ln, Potomac, MD 20854
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Join OPH volunteers and adoptable dogs at the Pet Valu in Potomac, MD

Dogs Attending:
Axon

{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#

Reston, VA - Petvalu Adoption Event

Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
1442 North Point Village Center Reston, VA 20194
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Join OPH and meet some wonderful dogs looking for their forever homes for NATIONAL ADOPTION WEEKEND! 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#

Alexandria, VA - Mutt-i-grees Storytime & Dog Craft

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
4701 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22304
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Join OPH as we partner with the Ellen Burke Library for "All Alexandria Reads", a City-wide initiative where residents in the City read the same title and then the library system schedules programs relating to themes in the book.

The AAR books this year are all about genealogy and families. This theme is a perfect opportunity for OPH to talk about mixed breed dogs and looks may not be the combination of breeds at all!

OPH also will discuss how stray and shelter dogs make wonderful family members.

OPH is works with the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum to raise awareness about how amazing shelter dogs (and dogs in general) are for families - especially children.

"Dog Days in Del Ray"

Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Mt. Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301
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Del Ray, one of the most dog-friendly neighborhoods in the region... join Operation Paws for Homes at "Dog Days in Del Ray" during its May First Thursday. The monthly street festival takes place on May 2 from 6 p.m. to dusk along Mount Vernon Avenue.

Bring your favorite four-legged friend out to the Avenue for a wide variety of canine-themed activities for dogs (and their humans!). The event is free and open to all.

Pasadena, MD - PetValu Adoption Event

Saturday, May 4, 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#

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

Mutt-i-grees with Operation Rescue Dog

Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 10:30 am to 11:30 pm
110 Church St NW, Vienna, VA 22180
(571) 459-2653
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May is National Pet Month, so we’re recognizing the furry beauties in our life with a story time! On Saturday, May 11, at 10:30 am, join children’s authors Maria Gianferrari (Operation Rescue Dogs) and Mary Quattlebaum (Brother, Sister, Me & You) as they read from their books on our patio, with educational activities about dogs and animals for children to follow.

We will have adoptable dogs from OPH Rescue available for visits, pets and puppy kisses!

Frederick, MD - Bark in the Park

Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
5420 Ballenger Creek Pike Frederick, MD 21703
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Enjoy an afternoon with your furry, four-legged friend, at the Frederick County Parks and Recreation annual Bark in the Park. Your pooch will have an opportunity to run free in one of our off-leash areas, test and sharpen his or her skills on the agility course and make new friends. Bark in the Park also provides great opportunities for families to adopt a dog, learn different training techniques, sample dog-related products, and visit exhibit booths.

All dogs who participate in Bark in the Park must have a current rabies vaccination, as required by law. Proof, in the form of a valid tag or certificate, must be available upon request. Dow owners must bring a collar and leash. Limit 2 dogs per owner.

Summerdale, PA - Petapalooza

Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
600 Valley Road • Summerdale, PA 17093 ​
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Join OPH Rescue at Petapalooza! This is a free event that features lovable, adoptable homeless animals from shelters and rescues in the Central PA area.

​The event will focus on ALL animal rescues featuring dogs, cats, birds and more! In addition to helping animal rescues, there will also be animal-friendly festival with vendors, raffles, live music, Barkby Plunger's Dog Course Luring, food trucks and The Pet Parade to raise additional money for the animal shelters and rescues.

AR Workshop, Frederick- OPH Rescue Fundraiser

Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
914 N EAST STREET FREDERICK, MD 21701
(301) 298-9016
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Join us at AR Workshop Frederick for a DIY class and support Operation Paws for Homes Dog Rescue!

In the workshop, you will have the opportunity to customize your project with your choice of designer paints and (non-toxic!) stain colors. BYO wine or beer to sip and enjoy during the workshop.

Everyone is encouraged to register by following the link and choosing their project and design before May 5th - to guarantee your spot!

Register Today!

PAWS of Hanover Open House

Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
1055 Baltimore St, Suite 1 Hanover PA 17331
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OPH Rescue will be at PAWS of Hanover's Open House!

Baltimore, MD - Bark & Brew

Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
1625 Union Ave, Baltimore, MD 21211
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Join Operation Paws for Homes for ​a Bark & Brew event! ​​Spend the afternoon with us at Waverly Brewing Co. enjoying a cold brew with your dog! ​

Any patron who donates at least $10 to OPH Rescue will get a ​complimentary beer from​ Waverly!

Adoption Event - Clarksburg, MD

Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
22416 Frederick Rd, Clarksburg, MD 20871
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Join Operation Paws for Homes at Bennett Creek Animal Hospital for a fun adoption event.

Adoption Event at Bel Air Assisted Living, Bel Air MD

Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
300 W. Ring Factory Rd Bel Air, MD 21014
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Join Operation Paws for Homes at Bel Air Assisted Living and Memory Care! We hope to find homes for some of our amazing adoptable dogs.

{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#

Ashland Strawberry Faire

Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
500 Henry St, Ashland, VA 23005
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OPH Rescue is excited to participate in the Ashland Strawberry Faire. The Stawberry Faire is held on the streets of Randolph-Macon College in historic Ashland, Virginia.
The Faire is a traditional celebration to promote the community and celebrate the strawberry harvest. The Faire is held in June, on the campus of Randolph-Macon College campus.

The Faire is a free, community and family-oriented event during which non-profit groups raise funds and offer something for everyone. There are vendors selling arts, crafts, plants, and antiques to the thousands who attend. There are local businesses featured from Ashland and Hanover. The proceeds from the Faire provide scholarships and grants to local non-profit groups.

Find OPH Rescue in the “Barking Lot”!

Timonium, MD - Bark & Brew

Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
22 W Padonia Rd, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093
(410) 539-2093
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Join Operation Paws for Homes for ​a Bark & Brew event! ​​Spend the evening with us at Ryleigh's Oyster, Timonium for a Yappy Hour with your dog on the patio!

10% of all sales on the patio from 5-8pm will be donated to Operation Paws for Homes!

K9Kds - Registration Required

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Harford County Public Library: Jarrettsville Branch
3722 Norrisville Road, Jarrettsville, MD 21084
(410) 692-7887
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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

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#