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October 25, 2014

Common Sense & Cutting Edge Concepts in Dog Training

Houston TX – Common Sense & Cutting Edge Concepts in Dog Training

Saturday, October 25th 2014 from 1:00pm – 7:45pm

This seminar comprises a collection of diverse concepts and topics that Dr. Dunbar considers to be crucially important for raising and training dogs to be good-natured, well-behaved and reliable off-leash. Much of the syllabus comprises the highlights of Dr. Dunbar’s “Science-Based Dog Training (with Feeling)” seminar series as it evolved over the course of three years. The greater part of the seminar will describe how to motivate dogs for reliability, speed, precision & panache — when off-leash, at a distance and without the continued need for training aids. This is the area of dog training that has welcomed numerous innovative developments over the past few years, especially including, motivation for on-demand, extreme off-leash reliability in an otherwise happy-go-lucky (off-duty) dog, plus techniques for eliminating lack of compliance and undesirable behavior without having to resort to aversive means.
Start: October 25, 2014
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October 25, 2014

DREAM Dachshund at No Label Brewing Company

Join DREAM Dachshund at No Label Brewing Company for some fun!

Start: October 25, 2014
End: October 25, 2014
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October 25, 2014


The Friends of Cherryhurst Park present the first Montrose Halloween Pup Crawl on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm in Cherryhurst Park at the corner of Cherryhurst and Windsor Streets. (Rain date Oct. 26, 2014)
This fund-raising event features Costume Contests, Trick or Treating, Pet Resources, and Great Raffle Prizes. All proceeds benefit Cherryhurst Park. The Friends of Cherryhurst Park is a 501(c)(3) organization.
Dogs and their human families are invited to dress in their Halloween wildest and join the festivities in Cherryhurst Park in the heart of Montrose.  Register at the corner of Cherryhurst and Windsor Streets for the costume contests, trick or treating and great raffle prizes. Then start with Trick or Treating for dogs and kids, visit with pet vendors, and enjoy the park.
At 4:30 join the Pup Crawl before celebrity judges.  Prizes will be awarded for the best individual costumes for dogs, children, adults and best group theme.  Following this, raffle prize winners will be announced.
Children must be accompanied by an adult and all dogs must be on a leash.
Visit us on Facebook at Friends of Cherryhurst Park
About the Friends of Cherryhurst Park (FCP)

In reaction to a city budget crisis in 2010 that threatened to close Cherryhurst Park Community Center, Montrose neighbors joined forces as the Friends of Cherryhurst Park (FCP) to keep it open.  Today this 501(c)(3) subsidizes bussing children to the park’s free after school programs, helps care for the 75-year-old oak trees, provides free ESL classes, and has new projects in the works (Living Green Wall and Art in the Park).  As one young bus rider wrote, “Cherryhurst Rocks!”.

Start: October 25, 2014
End: October 25, 2014
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October 26, 2014

Practical Behavior Information for Veterinary Practitioners

Houston TX – Practical Behavior Information for Veterinary Practitioners

Sunday, October 26th 2014 from 9:30am – 5:30pm

This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for 6 hours of continuing education.* 

The seminar comprises just about all that veterinary practitioners need to know about dog behavior and training. The scope of the information is certainly not huge but it’s hugely time-sensitive and critically important for dogs’, owners’ and practitioners’ mental health and quality of life. Dogs develop only a limited number of problems, the problems are utterly predictable and their prevention or resolution is by and large, pretty straightforward, e.g., housetraining a puppy is hardly rocket science.

Start: October 26, 2014
End: October 26, 2014
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October 30, 2014

3rd Annual Boo Bash @ The Boneyard Drinkery

3rd Annual BOO Bash!

WHAT:   3rd Annual Boneyard Boo Bash (on Facebook:

WHEN:     Thursday, October 30, 2014  *   6:00PM – 10:00PM

WHERE:    Boneyard Drinkery, 8159 Washington, Houston 77007 (Houston’s first and only dog park/bar in one)

BENEFITING:  Friends of BARC (


The “Boneyard Boo Bash” is part of a series of monthly Boneyard Bash events. Each event benefits a different local animal-focused nonprofit. To date, in 23 events, these fundraisers have raised a combined total of more than $43,300 for 23 different nonprofits.


100% of the money raised at the 3rd Annual Boneyard Boo Bash goes to Friends of BARC — a 501c3 nonprofit that supports the humane care and treatment of the animals in the City of Houston animal shelter.


This event is a costume party that encourages all attendees to wear Halloween costumes – pets and people!


* Dogs and people in Halloween costumes (celebrity judges; prizes for the best costumes; winners announced at 9 p.m.)

* Psychic Petrene Soames giving readings to pets and people

* Tricks for Treats (Dogs learning new tricks in less than 2 minutes!)

* Dogs getting face paint and body paint

* Raffle and silent auction winners announced 9:30 p.m.

* $20 microchipping on site, provided by Friends of BARC.

* $5 dog nail trims on site, provided by Angel Pets Houston

* Vendors

* Free giveaways

* Food truck


Event is sponsored by Pet Paradise Resorts and CANI Dog Walking.



Start: October 30, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 30, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Boneyard
Phone: (832) 494-1600
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8150 Washington Avenue, Houston, TX, United States, 77007
Cost: FREE

November 1, 2014

Heights Meet & Greet w/MSRH

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Heights Meet & Greet 10:00 am to 2:00pm

811 Yale St.

Houston, TX 77007

(1st Saturday of each month from September to May)

Start: November 1, 2014
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November 1, 2014

Preppy Pet NorthWest

Preppy Pet NorthWest  a pet boarding and daycare facility is holding its Grand Opening on November 1, 2014

Bring your pets to check out the new facility

There will be refreshments, pet costume competition, music and goodie bags.

Preppy Pet is also holding adoptions with Busters Friends.

Looking forward to seeing you there

Start: November 1, 2014 11:00 am
End: November 1, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Preppy Pet NorthWest
Phone: 832-698-4351
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11920 Louetta, Houston, TX, United States, 77070
Cost: Free

November 1, 2014

Dachshund Rescue of Houston at No Label Brewing Company, Katy

Join us at No Label Brewing for an opportunity to meet and greet some of our very special rescued Dachshunds and their amazing foster parents.  This is a dog and kid friendly venue so come join the fun.

Check in starts at 11:45am. No Label caps tastings on Saturday’s to 800 people,  so get there early!  No one allowed in after 2:30 p.m.

The bar is open from 12-3pm. You MUST have a valid photo ID. Children under 21 must be accompanied by their parent.

We recommend bringing in water, sodas and a chair.

There will be live music and food trucks.


Start: November 1, 2014 12:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 3:00 pm
Cost: 8.00

November 1, 2014

‘Pugs on the Bayou’ Party/Fundraiser

pugsonthebayou  Pugs on the Bayou Party/Fundraiser PugHearts, Houston’s Pug Rescue announces its Pugs on the Bayou (formerly Pugs at Blancos) party and fundraiser on Saturday, November 1, at Bayou City Event Center, 9401 Knight Road from 6pm to 10 pm.

Come out and party with the PugHearts crew at the biggest Pug paw-ty of the year, sponsored by Fielder Electric Supply Company. All of the proceeds raised during this event go directly to the Pugs in PugHearts’ care.

Tickets are now available at ( and all ages are welcome.

Your admission ticket includes a fajita dinner and dessert (vegetarian options available), silent and live auctions, music, meeting our wonderful Pugs at the Pug Corral, a Pug costume contest, a Pug kissing booth, special presentations, and much more. A cash bar will also be provided.

Get your tickets in advance for $30 or at the door for $40. Children’s tickets (under 13) are available for $10. Children under 3 and Pugs get in for free.

Reserved tables and table dedications are also available in advance by contacting

For more information go to

Start: November 1, 2014 6:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Bayou City Event Center
9401 Knight Road, Houston, United States, 77045

November 6, 2014

Art and Pet Food Bowl Auction Fundraiser

“First We Feed Them”, Art and Pet Food Bowl Auction Fundraiser November 6, 2014, at Ciao Bello in the Tanglewood neighborhood of Houston. Register today!
While Rescue Bank is a national charity serving more than 1,200 non-profits across America, proceeds from this event is used to benefit our Houston-area animal rescue partners. Since our founding here in 2006, we have supplied more than $4 million in nutritious pet food and supplies to the local community Our annual fundraiser is an important source of donations to support this work.
Sponsorship of this event is an excellent value for companies seeking to build their reputation for community support. For information on sponsorship please contact Elizabeth Asher or Cynthia Nesser at or
fundraiser 2014 Art and Pet Food Bowl Auction Fundraiser
Start: November 6, 2014
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