Old Dog Haven Event Calendar


April 27, 2024
  • Mud Bay Meet & Greet, 635 Division Ave. Tacoma WA 98403

    April 27, 2024  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    635 Division Ave, Tacoma, WA 98403, USA

    Come on down to Mud Bay and meet some old dogs and their loving fosters. We are so glad to be coming back to see our supporters in the new year.

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May 4, 2024
  • SW Washington Humane Society Walk/Run - 605 Esther St, Vancouver, WA 98660

    May 4, 2024  7:30 am - 11:30 am
    Esther Short Park and Playground, 605 Esther St, Vancouver, WA 98660, USA

    Come join the fun - ODH will have a booth with lots of information, a few ODH dogs and friendly people. 

    Help us kick off another great year of Walk/Run for the Animals!

    We're getting the fun started with a Trivia Night! Join us and flex your trivia muscles - or just hang out and have a great time! There will be prizes, information about Walk/Run and (of course) a whole bunch of animal lovers. Thank you to our friends at Main Event Sports Grill for hosting and getting the season started in style!

    Registration for the Walk/Run will open at this event and all trivia participants will receive $10 off registration (through February 1)!

    FIRST PLACE: Winning trivia team will receive FREE registration for Walk/Run for the Animals!
    SECOND PLACE: Gift certificates for Top Golf!
    THIRD PLACE: HSSW and Main Event Swag!


    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/PeopleDogsCats

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  • ENF Hunger Walk, Ft Steilacoom Park (8717 87th Ave SW, Lakewood, WA 98498)

    May 4, 2024  8:00 am - 11:00 am
    8717 87th Ave SW, Lakewood, WA 98498, USA

    Old Dog Haven with have a presence at this event:  Emergency Food Network

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  • Walk 'n' Wag - Lake Sammamish State Park, 2182 NW Sammamish Rd, Issaquah, WA 98027

    May 4, 2024  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    2182 NW Sammamish Rd, Issaquah, WA 98027, USA

    Old Dog Haven will have a booth at this fun event.  Come on out and see us!

    Dogs, friends of dogs and spectators are invited to the eighth annual Walk ’n Wag at Lake Sammamish State Park, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 4. 

    Participants and visitors will enjoy:

    • 3K Walk in the Park for dogs and their friends and family;
    • Banner Bank Pet show;
    • Performances by Seattle FlyDogs, Rainier Agility Team, and more entertainment;
    • Beer garden and food trucks;
    • Music by Warm 106.9; and
    • Doggie Village, open to all attendees with vendors available to share information and giveaways and sell products or services to pet owners and those interested in being a pet owner.


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  • Paws 4 A Cause - Heritage Park at Capitol Lake Olympia, WA

    May 4, 2024  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Heritage Park, 5th Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98501, USA

    Old Dog Haven will have a booth at this event.  Please come on down and join us and meet some ODH representatives and their old dogs.

    Join the fight to eliminate cancer! Too many of us have lost our loved ones to cancer – both people and pets. Take a walk with us and make a difference.

    ​The Harlan’s Homes 4 Hope Relay For Life Team is coordinating this event.

    All proceeds benefit the Animal Cancer Foundation and the American Cancer Society – both organizations dedicated to finding a cure for cancer!

    Website: https://www.olypaws4acause.com

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Paws4ACause

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May 18, 2024
  • Petpalooza 2024, Game Farm Park, 3030 R St SE, Auburn, WA 98002

    May 18, 2024  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Game Farm Park, 3030 R St SE, Auburn, WA 98002, USA

    Come see ‘INSERT Old Dog Haven at Auburn’s Petpalooza on Saturday, May 18, 10am – 5pm at Game Farm Park in Auburn. In addition to a 9:30am Dog Trot 3K/5K Fun Run, there’s loads to see and do including live entertainment, stunt dog shows and other animal attractions. The festival features a no barrier petting zoo, face painting and other children’s activities, a food court and beer garden, an agility area, over 150 vendors and TONS more! We hope to see you there!

    What is Auburn's Petpalooza? An event for pet lovers and a special day for your four-legged family member or other furry friend. The event kicks off with the 9:30am Dog Trot Run Run. The event, free to attendees, also includes live entertainment, the All-Alaskan Racing Pigs, Frisbee dog activities, Mud Bay's Northwest Pet Contest, inflatable rides and other children’s activities, pet adoptions, a variety of vendors, a Food Court and Beer Garden, and lots of activities to keep both humans and pets entertained. Vendor opportunities are available from 10am - 5pm. Pre-covid attendance was 12,000+!

    Web: https://www.auburnwa.gov/workspaces/One.aspx?objectId=13588295&contextId=13102510

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/auburnpetpalooza

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June 1, 2024
  • PetsWalk, 5k Walk/ Run, Kids Dash & Vendor Fair at Lions Park 18120 Fjord Dr NE, Poulsbo, WA 98370, USA

    June 1, 2024  9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    18120 Fjord Dr NE, Poulsbo, WA 98370, USA

    Old Dog Haven will have a booth at this event.  Please come meet some loving fosters and their old dogs. 

    Lace-up your sneakers, leash up your pets, and bring the whole family out for our 30th Annual PetsWALK! Taking place in the picturesque downtown Poulsbo on Saturday, June 3, 2023, we will be celebrating 30 years of fun! Join us for a pet-friendly 5K walk/run and a full-day celebration including a vendor fair, live music, food, and more! PetsWALK attracts over 400 participants and their furry family members and is fun for all ages.

    Website: Pets WALK

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  • Benefit: 4th Annual Yard Sale, 24805 47th Ave NE, Arlington, WA 98223

    June 1, 2024  9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    47th Avenue Northeast, 47th Ave NE, Washington 98223, USA

    Come on by and support Old Dog Haven!  This year we will have more display space, so we will be able to sell even more treasures.  Please put the date on your calendar.  You are welcome to donate items and if so, please bring them by early May.  This gives me time to be sure everything is priced and organized.  100% of the proceeds is donated to Old Dog Haven.

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  • Paw-Fest / Kent Station Adoption & Rescue Event, 417 Ramsay Way, Kent, WA 98032

    June 1, 2024  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    417 Ramsay Way, Kent, WA 98032, USA

    Old Dog Haven will have a booth at this event.   This event will work with RASKC and other animal advocacy organizations and we expect to see 1500-2000 people in that time frame.
    Paw Fest 2023 will take over the Kent Station shopping center from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 3.

    Animal rescues from all over Western Washington will have animals up for adoption, and Regional Animal Services of King County will be on hand to help with the licensing process.

    There will be a pet parade, best pet costume contest, pup cups, demonstrations from dog agility teams and dog trainers.

    Kent Station will host Paw Fest in partnership with the city of Kent and Regional Animal Services of King County.

    The event will include:

    • Shelters and rescue organizations onsite with dogs and cats available for adoption

    • Pet related vendor booths with treats, supplements, food and more

    • Pet licensing information

    • Stay for lunch at Kent Station and your pooch can hang out with you on the pet friendly patios

    • Pet parade and costume contest with prizes

    • Dog agility and training demos

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June 8, 2024
  • Dog Days, City of Tumwater, Pioneer Park, 5801 Henderson Blvd SE, Tumwater, WA 98501

    June 8, 2024  10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    5801 Henderson Blvd SE, Tumwater, WA 98501, USA

    Old Dog Haven will have a booth at this event.  Come out and say hi and learn about our mission. This is a new community event for the City of Tumwater.

    Dog Days

    Time TBD | Saturday, June 8| Pioneer Park 

    Dog Days celebrates the companionship between humanity and our furry friends, the dog. Dogs were domesticated over 11,000 years ago and have since evolved into our protectors, service providers, and companions. A deep empathy exists between man and pup, transcending language and species. Come join us in celebrating "Humanity’s Best Friend" as we kick off the summer season with Dog Days in Pioneer Park. #tumwaterdogdays

    Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor Twin Star Credit Union and our Community Partner Thurston County Humane Society!

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    2024 event details are to be determined. Information below pertains to the 2023 event; please check back for updated information.

    Community Participants

    • Thurston County Joint Animal Services 
    • Tumwater Police Department K9 Unit
    • Tumwater Water Resources
    • Concern for Animals
    • Happy Dog Institute
    • Old Dog Haven
    • Fences for Fido


    • 1k Doggie Walk with treat stops
    • Games/ Presentations
    • Dog/Owner Look-a-like Contest
    • Dog Costume Contest
    • Interactive Activities for Pets and Pet Parents
    • Food Vendors on site!


    • Aloha Acai
    • Ember Goods Coffee
    • Oly Dog House

    Website: https://www.ci.tumwater.wa.us/departments/parks-recreation-department/classes-programs-sports/special-events/dog-days

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