Event listings also appear in the printed version of Bay Woof for the entire month. Listings of up to 35 words are now free. Additional words are $1 per word. Contact with any questions or to submit listings.


DogFest Bay Area 2018

Date: October 27, 2018
Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sat., Oct. 27, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Jack London Square, Oakland.

DogFest Bay Area includes a scenic .25-mile stroll along the waterfront. 11 a.m.: Check-in for DogFest Rock ’n Roll / Boo! Bark, Brews + Bites Festival begins. 11:45 a.m.: Walk begins and a canine costume contest follows. 4 p.m.: DogFest and Boo! Bark, Brews + Bites! ends. Activities include a costume contest, music, beer and wine garden, food, people and pooch crafts, doggy treats, pet tricks, pet photos, caricatures, and festival booths for adults, kids, and dogs.


4th Annual Pints for Pups 2018

Date: October 27, 2018
Time: 1-8 p.m.

Sat., Oct7 27, 1 – 8 p.m., Golden State Brewery

Join us for the 4th Annual Pints for Pups, where great beer, fantastic one-of-a-kind art, music, and good food come together to help local pups find forever homes.

Sponsored by South Bay Beerhounds, Clay Planet, and Golden State Brewery, this event will benefit both Jake’s Wish Dog Rescue and Thulani Senior German Shepherd Rescue.

Come out for great beer, food trucks, music, art, adoptable dogs, silent auction and fun!

 Tickets are FREE – please RSVP at:



Dog Walking Academy

Date: October 28, 2018

An intensive four-day workshop leading to professional dog walking certification. Graduates are fully equipped to start a dog-walking business — or advance an existing one.

Novato, June 1-3, Marin Humane; San Francisco, Aug. 3-5, Sports Basement, Presidio; Oakland, Oct. 26-28, Oakland SPCA.

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After the Ball 2018

Date: October 04, 2018
Time: 6-9 p.m.

Thu., Oct. 4, 6-9 p.m.

USS Hornet, 707 Hornet Way, Alameda.

The Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter, or FAAS, pulls out all the stops for the After the Ball 2018 gala. $125,,


Dogs Stroll for Strive

Date: October 06, 2018
Time: 9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Sat., Oct, 6, 9-11 a.m., Piedmont Community Park, 711 Highland Ave., Piedmont.

Help the Strive for Change Foundation raise money to support job-training programs in Alameda and Contra Costa counties for low-income adults.

Stroll your dog, enter dog/owner contests, win raffle prizes. Stroll starts promptly at 9 a.m. Advance Registration:, $20 per dog or $30 per family with multiple dogs.