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.


Best in Show – Stories From Beyond the Shelter

Date: October 19, 2018
Time: 7 p.m.

Fri., Oct. 19, 7 p.m. reception, 8 p.m. program, Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley.

A one-show performance to benefit Berkeley Humane, hosted by Michael Krasny of the award-winning Forum on radio station KQED. Join us for stories of the animal companions that shape our lives with love. Enter the essay contest or buy tickets at


Howl-O-Ween Parade & Costume Contest 2018

Date: October 20, 2018
Time: 2 p.m.

Sat., Oct. 20, 2 p.m.

Paws & Claws, A Natural Pet Food Store & Grooming Spa, 3436 Dimond Ave., Oakland.

Meet in front of Paws & Claws and parade through the Dimond Business District at this fundraiser for PALS East Bay., 510-336-0105.


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,,


An Interfaith Companion Animal Memorial Service

Date: October 07, 2018
Time: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Sun., Oct. 7, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 101 Gold Mine Drive, San Francisco.

Everyone is invited to a celebration of the lives of our beloved pets. Anyone who has grieved the loss of a companion animal understands the depth and intensity of this journey. Join together to honor and acknowledge our relationships with these animals. The service will be led by Dr. Betty Carmack and Lois Roach. Please feel free to bring a photo and/or a memento to place on the altar we will create together. Children are welcome. Parking available in Safeway lot across the street from St Aidan’s.

For more information, please call  415-285-9540, ext. 3.