DOGTOBERFEST 2021

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DOGTOBERFEST - IT'S BACK !!!!

DogtoberFEST 2021 will be presented at The Waterfront in Homestead (West Waterfront Drive behind Ulta Beauty Store) from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 2, 2021. This is our seventh year as the biggest adoption event in Pittsburgh with an expectation of 2,000-2,500 dog-loving attendees and over 100 shelters, rescues and vendors in attendance. DogtoberFEST is hosted by CARMAA (Coalition to Adopt, Rehome and Match Abandoned Animals) and sponsored by Robinson Animal Hospital, The Waterfront and Pittsburgh PetConnections Magazine. DONATIONS TO EVERY PARTICIPATING RESCUE ORG! *donation amount based on proceeds*

What:   DogtoberFEST is a One-Day Adoptathon to raise awareness about adoption and the many types of rescues and shelters in Western PA. This outdoor festival will feature adoptable dogs from shelters and breed-specific rescues (and some cats too!), Specialty Vendors, Live Music by The Real Deal, Ask-A-Trainer and Ask-A-Vet Booths, an Enrichment Trail for you and your dog, CARMAA Bake Sale

Our Pooch Pride Parade Costume Contest starting at 11 a.m. with over $500 in prizes available for Most Original, Dog-Owner Lookalike and Best Overall Costumes ($5 entry fee). Adoptable dogs from our area will be available and ready to meet their potential new families! Dogs from the public are welcome to come and meet the adoptable dogs or simply have a day out at The Waterfront. All public dogs must be current on vaccinations and be people and dog friendly (no retractable leashes, please!). Admission is free for the public.

When:   Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Raindate: Sunday, October 3; same time and location.

Where:   The Waterfront – 185 W. Waterfront Drive, Homestead, PA, 15120 (parking lot behind Ulta Beauty store)

Information:   For more information, call 412.738.4233 Email: pghpetconnections@gmail.com

Parking:   Plenty of parking available near Macy’s and PF Chang’s Restaurant.

Exhibitors

Rescue & Shelters exhibit FREE, unless vending products, then it's $50! Pet business start at $150 for booth, and non-pet $500 - see below exhibitor form for info!

DogtoberFEST 21 Exhibitor Contract

Email completed exhibitor forms to pghpetconnections@gmail.com

Sponsorship Opportunities for every budget starting at $250

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About CARMAA, Inc.

The Coalition to Adopt, Rehome and Match Abandoned Animals (CARMAA) is a non-profit organization created in order to promote adoptions of companion animals in the Western Pennsylvania region through adoption and public education events. Our purpose is twofold: to reduce the number of homeless animals in our area and to promote the importance of adopting through rescues and shelter groups.

 

DOGTOBERFEST SITE MAP

Where:   The Waterfront – 185 W. Waterfront Drive, Homestead, PA, 15120 (parking lot behind Ulta Beauty store)

When:   Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Raindate: Sunday, October 3; same time and location.

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