Pinellas Pet News: Gulfport to host annual Get Rescued street fair | Pets

GULFPORT – The 16th annual Get Rescued Street Show is held on Beach Boulevard in downtown Gulfport on Saturday, February 22nd, 10 am-5pm.

Get Rescued is an animal rescue festival and fundraiser. Since its inception, the event has grown from a block and handful of animal rescue groups to a popular and festive event that represents rescue groups from across the region. It is one of the largest animal rescue events in the state. All income goes to the participating charitable rescue groups.

Animal rescue organizations, many of which perform with adoptable pets, are taking over Beach Boulevard to raise money and raise awareness of their causes. In addition, animal-related suppliers, artists and craftsmen offer their goods to festival visitors.

Pet-related activities include animal care training, pet services, a pet food and supply drive, animal rescue groups, free samples, food, and more. Each year, thousands of participants, many of whom are accompanied by their own canine companions, head to Gulfport to partake in a popular tradition. Well behaved pets and their leashed people are welcome. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/GetRescued or call 727-322-5217.

Suncoast Animal League presents Mutt Madness

DUNEDIN – The Suncoast Animal League is hosting the 14th annual Mutt Madness event on Saturday, March 14th, 11:30 am to 4:00 pm at Highlander Park, 1920 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin.

Admission is free. The parking fee is $ 5.

The event will include dog adoptions, a pet owner competition, beer tents, an affordable vaccination clinic, animal motif providers, a food court, the Ride 4 the Animals cycle race, and Dancing with the Paws.

The proceeds from the event will benefit the Suncoast Animal League.

You can find more information at www.muttmadness.info.

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