Pet Events in Michigan


9-Year Birthday Celebration

Three Dog Bakery Partridge Creek

17330 Hall Road, Clinton Township

March 11, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Free treats for four-legged friends plus raffles and prizes

Cat Tales Storytime

Tiny Lions Lounge & Adoption Center

5245 Jackson Road, Suite A1, Ann Arbor

March 12, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Benefit for the Humane Society of Huron Valley. Designed for ages 2-5, Cat Tales is based on "Little Paws Storytime" to keep your tot engaged through stories, crafts, finger plays and cat interactions.

St. Patrick's Day Dog's Contest

Four Paws Dog Bakery

1880 Haslett Road, Ste F, East Lansing

March 14-17, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Bring your pup to the bakery in St. Patrick's Day attire, take a photo to be posted on Facebook by March 18 at 6 p.m. for voting. Pup with the most "likes" by March 21 at 10 a.m. wins $50 bakery gift card.

Family Mew-vie Night

Tiny Lions Lounge & Adoption Center

5245 Jackson Road, Suite A1, Ann Arbor

March 17, 7-9 p.m.

Benefit for the Humane Society of Huron Valley. Cuddle up to cats and snack on popcorn during screening of "Zootopia." Youth under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets: $10, any age. Pre-registration and payment required.

Bark Happy St. Paw-trick's Day Party

Benefit for Detroit Dog Rescue

Premier Pet Supply

15399 Merriman Road, Livonia

March 18, 2-4 p.m.

Tickets: $13

Books and Cats, and Other Stuff, Too

Hosted by Catfe Lounge

821 Livernois, Ferndale

March 19, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Used book and media sale. Donations needed. Accepted every Monday and Thursday from 12-3 p.m. until the sale. Schedule drop-off time at

Woofers Adventure Club Canine Hike and Wine Tasting

Bowers Harbor Vineyards

2896 Bowers Harbor Road, Traverse City

March 25, 2:30-5 p.m.

Pre-registration required

Tickets: $10 (plus $5 for optional wine tasting)

Painting with a Purpose

Hosted by Tigerlily Cat Rescue

3320 S. Rochester Road

March 29, 7-9 p.m.

Tickets: $35, reserve seats online

50 percent of all registrations will be donated back to Tigerlily


Belle Isle Nature Center

176 Lakeside Drive, Detroit

April 1, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Celebrate all things mudpuppy - also known as "slime dog" and "snot otter" - a permanently aquatic salamander that inhabits the Detroit River.

Pins for Pets

Bowling fundraiser and adoption event for Happy Days Dog & Cat Rescue

Classic Lanes Bowling Alley

2145 Avon Industrial Drive, Rochester Hills

April 22, 1-4 p.m.

Email Kristin DeFranco at for sponsorship information

Tickets: $10-20

9th Annual Dirty Dog Trail Run

Midland City Forest

2840 E. Monroe Road, Midland

Aug. 26, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

To benefit the Judy V. Spencer Fund via Shelterhouse and SOS Animal Rescue

12th Annual Mutt Strut 5K Run & Walk

Hosted by Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit

Ford Field Park, Dearborn

Free parking at 22051 Cherry Hill St.

May 13, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Proceeds benefit Dearborn Animal Shelter

Call 313-389-6938 for details

Meet Your Best Friend at the Detroit Zoo

Hosted by the Michigan Humane Society

8450 W. 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak

May 19, 1-7 p.m. and May 20, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Call 866-MHUMANE for more information.

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