Event listings also appear in the printed version of Bay Woof for the entire month. Fees for listings are $25 for up to 25 words of description and $40 for 26-50 words. Title of event, date, location, cost, organization name, and contact information are not included in the word count. Contact email@example.com with any questions or to submit listings. For calendar billing questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
5/2-5/5 Thursday & Friday, 5-9:30pm; Saturday & Sunday, 9am-6pm
Pawsitive Tails, 1255 22nd St., San Francisco
Professional dog-walking certification program that includes pack management, aggression, marketing, screening, liability protection, first aid certification, and much more. Cost: $650. For more info: Deborsha Lashway, 510-525-2547, email@example.com. Register: dogtec.org.
5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25, Saturdays
Metro Dog, 3117 Pierce St., Richmond
Play time for pups 15 pounds or less. Up to three supervised, indoor play areas. See our website for requirements and registration. Cost: $10. For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration: metrodog.com/academy/socials.
5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25 Saturdays, 10am
Metro Dog, 3117 Pierce St., Richmond
Weekly Puppy Social. Ages 8 to 20 weeks. Large, clean indoor space hosted by Metro Dog Academy trainers. 4 yards for pups of different sizes, ages and confidence levels. Information and registration on our website. Cost: $10. For more info: email@example.com. Registration: metrodog.com/academy/socials.
Stern Grove Dog Park, San Francisco (entrance at Crestlake and Vale)
Spring has arrived. Bring your canine friend and join us for a hot dog roast. Enjoy a run in the park, meet new friends and find out more about the American Cancer Society Bark For Life on August 24th. Bring your questions, your canine and human friends. For more info: Bark4LifeSF@gmail.com. Website: relayforlife.org/barksanfranciscoca.
St. Regis, 125 Third St., San Francisco
An afternoon affair for you and your pup. Enjoy a gallery of unique pet habitats, live and silent auctions, champagne, wine, and hors d’oeuvres. Individual tickets $175. Contact: Kevin Kosik, President/CEO, 415-979-9550, firstname.lastname@example.org, pawssf.org/petchitecture2013.
5/6-5/10, Monday-Friday, by appointment only
Oakland Spay/Neuter Surgery Center, 410 Hegenberger Rd., Oakland
As part of this year’s Chihuahua Palooza celebration, EBSPCA presents The Great Chihuahua Challenge. Our goal is to spay/neuter 100 Chihuahuas/mixes for just $20 each. Includes vaccines, pain medication, and optional $10 microchip. COST: $20 per Chihuahua or Chihuahua mix. By appointment only. Contact: East Bay SPCA Oakland Spay/Neuter Center, 510-639-7387. Register: eastbayspca.org/palooza.
Marin Center Fairgrounds & Lagoon
Join us at the Annual Marin Human Race for the Marin Human(e) Race dog walk. Participate as an individual or create a team to raise funds for MHS. Cost: $35 with dog. For more info: Samantha Pascoe, 415-506-6231. Website: MarinHumaneSociety.org/MarinHumaneRace.
First Congregational Church of Oakland (next to Whole Foods and Lake Merritt)
6 week class open to the general public. The class is designed to help you prepare for the ACK CGC. For more info: Steve Bettcher, The Dog Squad at email@example.com. Website: dogsquad.biz/seminars.html.
Mill Valley Community Center
Don’t miss the 7th Annual For the Love of Animals gala, the Marin Humane Society’s biggest fundraising event of the year. Including entertainment by the Transcendence Theatre Company, a three-course sit-down dinner catered by Sonoma Meritage Restaurant, silent and live auctions, puppy and kitten kissing booth, and more. Cocktail attire. Cost: $125 per person or $1,500 per VIP table (seats ten). For more info: Samantha Pascoe, 415-506-6231. Website: MarinHumaneSociety.org/FortheLoveofAnimals.
Hayward Animal Shelter, 16 Barnes Ct., Hayward
Please join us to celebrate the bond between people and pets. Meet the artist who created our mural. Chat with animal rescue groups and veterinarians. Watch our police k-9s demonstrate their skills. Tour the shelter and meet our residents. Raffle to raise funds for our spay and neuter program. Free Event. For more info: Hayward Animal Shelter, 510-293-7200. Website: Haywardanimals.org.
Mitchell Park, 600 E. Meadow Dr., Palo Alto
Last year was a howling success so we thought we’d do it again. Dogs, costumes, exhibitors, contests, friends and neighbors. New exhibitors welcome. Cost: $10. Register at onebrick.org/dogs.
Soquel High School, Soquel
Santa Cruz’s premiere interactive fun dog event! Lure coursing! Vendor booths available, online application, early bird discounts by April 1. Cost: $10/dog, $5/person, kids under 10 free. Contact: Suse Kelley, firstname.lastname@example.org, 888-682-6972, coastaldogs.com.