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I plan on attending as many as possible. Hope to see ya there!

15th annual Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Parade aka Mardi Paw Parade
Sunday, February 10, 2013
1:00 pm (Different time from last year!)
Galveston, TX at 27th and Seawall - Galveston
Bringing out the best in people and their pets, this parade begins at 28th and Seawall and proceeds west to 47th Street, to the Academy parking lot. Pets of all sizes, shapes, and species are welcome (costumes optional). If you are joining TSDR, please meet between 27th/28th Street and Seawall BY 12:30pm. TSDR will have beads to throw for anyone joining us. We may even have some feather boas for the dogs and people to wear!
NOTE: *TSDR will be pawticipating in this event! You do not have to register or pay if you are walking with TSDR, your pawticipation will be covered with TSDR’s registration.
There will be water for humans and pets at the end of the parade in the Academy parking lot. It is a long walk, so please keep that in mind as well. Weather can always be a factor in our area, please bring water for your pet as needed. If you would like to register on your own to get a Krewe of Barkus T-shirt, please pre-register. Download the registration form at: http://www.galvestonhumane.org/barku...ation_2013.pdf Please let us know if you and your Sled Dogs will be joining us!
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See Spot Run 2013 3K/5K
Saturday, February 16, 2013
7:00 am
See Spot Run - Texas A&M Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Register online at: See Spot Run 2013 | College Station, Texas 77840 | Saturday, February 16, 2013
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A Touch of Danger (A Play)
Thursday, February 28, 2013
8:00 pm
Theatre Suburbia NOTE: *People only event* Proceeds from Ticket Sales sold by Texas Sled Dog Rescue benefit Texas Sled Dog Rescue!
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3rd Annual Lake Jackson Doggy Dash
Saturday, March 16, 2013
7:30 am
MacLean Park - Big Pavilion
93 Lake Road, Lake Jackson, TX
Lake Jackson Doggy Dash Register online at: Lake Jackson Doggy Dash 5k | Lake Jackson, Texas 77566 | Saturday, March 16, 2013 @ 7:30 AM
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15th Annual Mighty Texas Dog Walk
Saturday, March 23, 2013
9:00 am
All Day Event at Waterloo Park in Austin, TX!
Exhibits open from 7 AM to 4 PM
1 mile stroll around scene Lady Bird Johnson Lake + doggie world record attempts.
Texas Hearing and Service Dogs : 14th Annual Mighty Texas Dog Walk
Admission: $30/dog day of; $25/dog pre-registration
Texas Hearing and Service Dogs : Register for the 2011 Mighty Texas Dogwalk
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19th Annual Pearland Paws in the Park
Saturday, March 23 and 24th, 2013
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Independence Park - 3919 Liberty Drive, Pearland
18th Annual Paws in the Park, benefiting the Pearland Animal Adoption center. We will kick things off on Saturday morning with the HEB Plus! Pet and Owner Fun Run followed by the national Dock Diving competition and including Flyball, Agility, Obedience and Grooming.
Each year this event begins with a Fun Run and this year's races are 1K, 3K, and 5K. Compete with or without your four-legged friends!
Welcome to Pearland Parks (Website info has not been updated yet.)
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32st Annual Houston Humane Society K-9 Fun Run/Walk
Sunday, March 24, 2013
10:00 am
NEW LOCATION: Herman Square, 900 Smith St., Houston, TX 77002
Fun Run - Houston Humane Society
32nd Annual K-9 Fun Run & Walk - Houston Humane Society
This will be Timber's 15th K9 Fun Run!
NOTE: Join our team: Sled Dogs at 32nd Annual K-9 Fun Run & Walk: Sled Dogs - Houston Humane Society
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Spring Bark
Saturday, April TBA
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Northshore Park, The Woodlands
Lone Star Animal Welfare League
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West"MUTT"ster Dog Walk
Saturday, TBA (usually in April)
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
La Centerra at Cinco Ranch 9:00 a.m. (exact cash)
Dog Walk begins 10:00 a.m. (no retractable leashes)
Events/Doggie Demo’s 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. event ends but vendors will stay later
$25.00 per adult, no more than 2 dogs per adult walker
You will receive a Special Pals T-shirt and dog snacks
Doggie Costume Contest ($5.00 entry fee)
Doggie Biscuit Eating Contest ($5.00 entry fee)
There will be several carnival like games for the children, vendors with pet supplies, a doggie costume contest, even a doggie biscuit eating competition for your dog. Sounds like it will be a howling good time.
- Special Pals Animal Adoption Center
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Meadowlake 3rd Annual Pup-A-Palooza
Saturday, TBA
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Meadowlake Pet Resort presents their 3rd Annual Pup-A-Palooza TBA! Pup-A-Palooza is a FREE one day event featuring adoptable pets from Houston area rescue groups and local vendors. All raffle proceeds will benefit resuce groups! Activites include:
2012 North American Appraisal Tour presented by Boerboel International
Houston area rescue groups with adoptable dogs
DockDogs Diving Extravaganza by Heart of Texas DockDogs
Fun Weight Pull by Texas Alaskan Malamute Rescue
A Houston Frisbee Dog Demonstration
Canine Good Citizen Testing
Low cost vaccinations by Spay/Houston
$15 Microchipping by Spay/Houston
Vendor booths and activities for the entire family!
NOTE: *TSDR may have a booth at this event.*
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Doggy Party on the Plaza
Saturday, April 6, 2013
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
City Centre at 800 Town and Country Boulevard
Houston PetTalk Magazine, in partnership with CityCentre and MyFuzzbook.com is proud to host the 2012 Doggy Party on the Plaza. Join us on April 2, 2012 from Noon to 5:00pm to help promote rescue awareness and showcase pet businesses to the pet-loving public. Part of the events proceeds will be used to help make a positive difference in the lives of rescued animals throughout Houston.
Fun-filled day including loads of activities, raffles, vendor sales, games, contests, Mascot Madness Canine Costume Contest and the best float in the first Doggy Party Rescue Me! Parade. The Rescue Parade will feature area rescue groups and will be offering prize packages valued at over $6,000.
Other activities will include Spin The Wheel, Fido Face Painting, where kids of all ages can have their face painted like their favorite pet, photos with you and your pet and more. Visit stores and restaurants throughout CityCentre as they join in the festivities to create a doggy party extravaganza to remember.Vendor booths will surround CityCentre’s courtyard and street filled with unique doggy items, one of a kind crafts, healthcare tips, and even tail wagging treats.
For more information visit: Doggy Party On The Plaza | Join Us April 21st 2012 at The City Center in Memorial
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Muddy Trails 2K-9 Fun Run
Saturday, April 6, 2013
3:00 to 8:00 pm (2K-9 is an EVENING RUN)
The Woodlands, TX
Fun Run With Your Dog!
This is a non-competitive run designed to promote fun and fitness with your dog! Please have all dogs at the start/finish line 10 minutes prior to the start (5:20 p.m.) of the fun run. All runners will receive a t-shirt and race dogs will receive a commemorative bandana for completing the race. The courses will wind through the beautiful George Mitchell Nature Preserve, located on 1,800 acres adjacent to Rob Fleming Park in the Village of Creekside Park, The Woodlands. Weather conditions in Houston during April vary, so participants should train accordingly.
The Woodlands Township, TX - 2K-9 Fun Run
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2013 Houston Pet Expo
Saturday, April 13, 2013
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Reliant Center
Free Admission
Bring Your Pet! (on a fixed lead with proof of vaccinations, please)
Shop * Learn * Play * Adopt, Tons of Exhibitors, Fabulous Prize Giveaways & Fun for both the Two-Legged AND Four-Legged, Adopt! Dozens of Rescue Groups and a Mega-Adoption Event
Discounted Vaccinations, Microchipping and Heartworm & Flea Preventatives, Free Nail Trims
Agility Demonstrations, Live Entertainment, Obedience Demonstrations, Author Readings/Book Signings
The Latest & Greatest Pet Products, Learn About Pet Care, Volunteerism, Grooming, Pet Behavior & Training, Traveling with your Pet, How YOU Can Make a Difference, Different Types of Pets/Breeds, Veterinarian FAQ, Fun Activities for You & Your Pet And MUCH MORE!
Welcome to the Houston Pet Expo!
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A Bark in the Park
Galveston Island Dog Show
Saturday, April 27, 2013
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Kempner Park (27th St and Ave O)
Galveston, TX
This family fun event for Island dogs and their owners will solely benefit the shelter in its ongoing mission to provide and care for the unnerving amount of animals that find their way into the shelter each year.
A Bark in the Park is a friendly canine competition including breed classes such as the Terrier Group, the Sporting Group, the Non-Sporting Group, the Working Group, the Toy Group, Veterans (seven years and older), Puppies (four months to 1 year of age), the Heinz 57 Group (mutts), and the Rescue Group, the Herding Group and the Hounds. As in nationally known dog shows, each class will be judged with the winners advancing to the "Best in Show" category. There is an entry fee of $10.00 per dog/per class.
Galveston Island Events Calendar | Sand 'N Sea Properties
NOTE: *TSDR may have a booth at this event.*
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Liver Life Walk Houston
Saturday, April 27, 2013
8:30 - 10:30 am
Terry Hershey Park
15200 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77079
This event is a 5K/1K and is sure to be fun for the whole family AND you can bring the dogs out too!
Walkers, recruited through school groups, corporations, the medical community and the general public will participate in this fun event. Individual walkers and team walkers are encouraged to attend.
Contact: Becky Howland Phone: 281-907-6163 or 281-907-6163
American Liver Foundation -
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2013 Walk For Lupus NOW - 5k walkathon
This one is near and dear to our hearts- Please consider donating to our team if you aren’t able to join us.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
8:30 am
Leashed Pets Allowed
NEW LOCATION: Downtown Houston 501 Crawford Street, Houston, Texas 77002
NOTE: *We will have a TEAM again this year, join TEAM SLED DOGS . This event does get hot (it is in May but hopefully the NEW location will provide some relief from the heat). This is a cause that is close to our hearts and we try to make it every year to honor Steven’s mom.
2013 5k Walk to END Lupus NOW & 5k Run - Home
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2013 Bay Area Arthritis Walk
Saturday, May 18 2013
8:00 am
Clear Lake City Park Pavilion
5001 Nasa Road 1
Seabrook, TX 77586
Registration: 5/21/2011 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Walk begins: 5/21/2011 9:00 am
2013 Arthritis Walk - Bay Area, TX - Home
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Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 through Sunday, July 21, 2013
For show times and events, please visit our website The Reliant Park World Series of Dog Shows
NOTE: *TSDR WILL have a booth at this event.*
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