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Current Scheduled Events:

Paws in the Park - Alexandria, VA
Sunday October 16th, 2022 11:00 AM until 04:00 PM
Location: Oronoco Bay Park - Alexandria, VA
Map: 100 Madison Street Alexandria VA 22314
See all of the animals attending this event.

Paws in the Park returns to Oronoco Bay Park this October.  Formerly known as Alexandria Love Your Pet Day, Paws in the Park brings together shopping, music, dining and, of course, adorable adoptable animals on Oct. 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  And best of all, all proceeds benefit animals across your community through the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (AWLA).


Only pre-approved SSR adopters can potentially adopt at an event.  Foster dogs attending will be added in the days prior to the event (click the Animals Attending link).


Your attendance at a SSR event is your acceptance of the risk of COVID.

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Bingo to Benefit SSR
Monday October 17th, 2022 6:30 PM until 08:00 PM
Location: Harpers Ferry Brewing
Map: 27412 Adventure Center Lane Purcellville VA 20132
See all of the animals attending this event.

Join SSR volunteers for something fun, BINGO!  Harpers Ferry Brewing (27412 Adventure Center Lane, Purcellville, VA) will have bingo at their location from 6:30-8 and proceeds go to SSR. Come have some brews, enjoy the beautiful views, and play BINGO, too, to help SSR.

Weather permitting, since dogs must remain outside, all dogs attending will be listed just prior to the event (click on Animals Attending link).

Your attendance is your acceptance of your potential exposure to COVID.

Adoption Event - Frederick, MD
Saturday October 22nd, 2022 11:00 AM until 02:00 PM
Location: My Pet Store and More
Map: 1305 W 7th Street, #28 Frederick MD 21702
See all of the animals attending this event.

Come join the volunteers of SSR and their foster dogs at My Pet Store and More in Frederick, MD (1305 W. 7th Street, Frederick, MD).  Come to ask questions about our process, purchase SSR merchandise, and, of course, love on some dogs!  Potential dog adoptions will only take place with pre-approved adopters, but all are always welcome to come and meet the dogs.

Dogs attending will be listed just prior to the event (click on Animals Attending link).

Your attendance at an SSR event is your acceptance of the potential risk of exposure to COVID-19.

Halloween Bark Bash - Ashburn, VA
Saturday October 29th, 2022 12:00 PM until 03:00 PM
Location: One Loudoun (703) 636-2297
Map: 20626 Easthampton Plaza Ashburn VA 20147
See all of the animals attending this event.

4th Annual Halloween Bark Bash

Saturday, October 29
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Get ready for the 4th year of One Loudoun’s signature pet event event! The Halloween Bark Bash at One Loudoun is an outdoor, Halloween-themed festival, bringing together local pet-focused businesses, animal rescue groups, and pet owners for an exciting day of trick or treating, adoptable dogs, music, costumes, and animals galore. Trick –or-treat trail around the property provides a safe, socially distant experience.

Activities include:  Vendor booths, DJ, costume contest, adoptable dogs, photo booth, dog caricatures, Trick-or-treating, and more!

Super Pet Expo - Chantilly, VA
Friday March 17th, 2023 3:00 PM until Sunday March 19th, 2023 05:00 PM
Location: Dulles Expo Center - Chantilly
Map: 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center Chantilly Va 20151
See all of the animals attending this event.

Mark your calendars for 2023!

Join us at the Chantilly Super Pet Expo, DMV's largest pet shopping extravaganza!  This will be taking place at Dulles Expo Center (4320 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, VA) from March 17-19th.  We'll be there with our foster dogs among pet vendors of all kinds.  If you have a pet or want a pet, you should come!  

Times for the event are:

March 17th, 3 – 8
March 18th, 10–7
March 19th, 10–5

Foster dogs attending will be listed closer to the event (click the Animals Attending link for more information).