Pinellas Pet News: Inaugural Woofstock Gulfminster Pup Crawl comes to Gulfport | Pets

GULFPORT – The first Woofstock Gulfminster Pup Crawl takes place on Saturday, November 3rd, from 2pm to 7pm in the Gulfport Waterfront Historic Arts District.

The public is cordially invited to take part in the fight against dog cancer as organizers and participants. Emma’s Dog Cancer Foundation needs funds to raise awareness about dog cancer and provide financial assistance and other resources to pet owners who are struggling to pay for their pet’s treatment. Animal lovers can meet Emma’s $ 500,000 goal by purchasing a Woofstock Gulfminster PawsPort, event merchandise, raffle tickets, or just donating.

Woofstock is dog friendly. Attendees are encouraged to arrive in ’60s gear with their canine buddy and purchase PawsPorts in advance. There are six or more chances of winning the Gulfminster Dog Show in six different categories, with Best in Show Awards in both canine and human classes.

Full PawsPorts are a $ 35 donation and include a reusable silicone tie-dye silicon pint, opportunities to win the Gulfminster Dog Show, entry in the Budweiser Beach Cruiser prize draw, and a selection of local beers, house wines, or fountain cocktails at each following events companies: Salty’s Gulfport, Neptune Grill, Manatees on the Bay, O’Maddy’s Bar & Grille, The Port at The Artisan + Art & Food Collective and Isabelle’s Restaurant. Participants must be 21 years of age to purchase a full PawsPort.

Non-alcoholic PawsPorts are available for a $ 20 donation and include six or more chances to win the Gulfminster Dog Show, as well as entry into the Budweiser Beach Cruiser Prize Draw at any of the following supporting companies: Salty’s Gulfport, Neptune Grill, Manatees on the Bay, O. ‘Maddy’s Bar & Grille, The Port at The Artisan + Art & Food Collective and Isabelles Restaurant.

The jury and the award ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. in Salty’s. Each class is judged by a three-person jury.

Both versions of the PawsPort are available from Gulfport Beach Bazaar, 3115 Beach Blvd. S .; and at Salty’s, 5413 Shore Blvd. S., in Gulfport.

Other fundraising events during the event include Woofstock T-shirts and Batik Silipint sales, as well as impressive raffle items.

For information or donations, contact SIK Promotions Inc. at 727-322-5217 or email [email protected]

Pup Active to host a canine yoga session

ST. PETERSBURG – Pup Active is hosting Dog Yoga on Sunday, November 4th, 12pm to 1pm, at Grassroots Kava House, 957 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.

The cost is $ 10. A yoga instructor will teach this one-hour beginner yoga class while an adoptable dog prowls, plays, and plays. All proceeds will benefit SPCA Tampa Bay. You can then drink coffee or kava downstairs and Grassroots also donates a percentage of the sales.

Pre-registration is required. Visit

New Dawn hosts Puppy Pre-School Training Class

CLEARWATER – A puppy preschool class begins Wednesday, November 7th, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the New Dawn Animal Behavior Center, 11501A 47th St. N., Clearwater.

Puppy preschool is an important part of socialization and will help your new pup gain confidence and learn new skills. Raising your pup at an early age and involving everyone in the family is a key component in building your relationship with your dog. This six-week course is open to all puppies up to 6 months of age. Contact the New Dawn Animal Behavior Center if your pup is over 6 months old.

Classes last one hour and take place once a week for six weeks. The cost is $ 150.

Pre-registration is required. Visit

Highland Family Aquatic is hosting a Soggy Doggy Splash Party

LARGO – The annual Soggy Doggy Splash Party takes place Saturday and Sunday 10-11. November, at the Highland Family Aquatic Center, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo instead.

Pet owners are invited to bring their dogs for a swim while enjoying discounts at Splash’s Snack Bar. This is the final event of the season at Largo’s Highland Family Aquatic Center.

To encourage happy and safe spraying, different spraying days and times are offered:

• Saturday, November 10th, 11am to 1pm – Dogs under 21 inches tall. The cost is $ 7 per dog (owner free).

• Saturday, November 10th, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm – dogs larger than 21 inches. The cost is $ 7 per dog (owner free).

• Sunday, November 11th, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – $ 5 per dog with Saturday tags or $ 10 per dog without special tags (owner free)

Owners are not permitted to swim with dogs by order of the Pinellas County Health Department. For admission, owners must also provide proof of vaccination for the dog.

The water slides do not open.

For information, visit or call 727-518-3016.

Skyway Cat Club hosts TICA show

LARGO – Tampa Bay’s Skyway Cat Club is running Saturday and Sunday, November 17-18, 9 am-4pm at Minnreg Hall, 6340 126th Ave. N., Largo, the International Cat Association’s All-Breed Cat Show.

Cats will compete against each other in 12 different rings on both days. Judges from around the world and the United States will judge cats on both days. The event covers the education and welfare of cats. Participants have the opportunity to learn about different cat breeds and how to care for them.

The show will feature more than 25 breeds of cats. Dealers will have scratching posts, cat beds, toys, unique gifts, and more for sale. Cats and kittens are given up for adoption at local animal shelters. There will be a raffle and food will be available for purchase.

Parking is free. Admission is $ 7 for adults, $ 3 for children, and free for children 5 and under.

Event organizers collect items for a local castration and neuter clinic. Participants are encouraged to donate items such as blankets, bleach, paper towels, printing paper, tall kitchen trash bags, cleaning supplies, office supplies, baby wipes, and cat and dog boxes. If you bring a can or dry cat food to the donation, you will receive a discount of USD 1 on admission.

For more information, visit or call 727-289-1989.

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