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Valley Humane Society is an animal shelter in Pleasanton that takes in dogs, cats, and other animals that are looking for new homes and families. The society runs a comprehensive adoption scheme, finding homes for all sorts of pets including special needs and senior ones. This charity runs a range of programs within the community including pet therapy and a hospice service. In addition, there is also an education program as well as a range of events that take place over the course of the year. The society has been in action since 1987 and since that time has rescued and re-homed many homeless and unwanted pets.

Helping to change the lives of homeless dogs, puppies, cats and kittens, Tri-Valley Animal Rescue is an animal shelter in Pleasanton that is a non-profit organization, established in 1992. The focus of the shelter is to stop unnecessary euthanasia, find loving homes for animals, provide medical care and treatment, and to educate. The shelter holds a range of adoption events over the course of the year and also provides education within the community in relation to pet care. There is a shelter program that caters for youngsters and teens to teach them how they can help animals and how to look after them.

Founded in 2001, East of Eden Canine Rescue focuses predominantly on the rescue and adoption of dogs and cats. This is a non-profit organization and over the years has helped to provide many animals with a second chance at life with a new and loving family. Many volunteers work hard in order to provide assistance to animals in need and the adoption program has enabled many animals in need to find new homes. The shelter also provides community outreach and education, so that people of all ages can get involved in helping dogs and cats.

Upcoming Dog Friendly Events in Pleasanton

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    Month June

    #1 Yappy Hour


    Run by the Valley Humane Society, the annual Yappy Hour series provides a great day out for people and their pooches while helping raise money for rescue animals. The 2017 event took place in June and was held at the McKays Taphouse and Beer Garden as well as several other local venues. Details for the event will be added to the site in due course. Those attending are welcome to bring along their dogs on leashes and can then enjoy a range of activities including raffles and competitions. The aim is, of course, to raise as much money as possible to care for the rescue dogs and cats that are waiting for homes.

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    Month October
    Duration Four Day Event

    #2 Annual Harvest Moon Classic Dog Show


    This annual event is held over four days in October and is a great place for families and their dogs to enjoy some fun and entertainment! There are many categories included in the show and some great prizes are up for grabs. Held at Alameda County Fairgrounds, there is plenty for everyone to enjoy. A range of trials are included in this all breed show and there is always a good turnout. In addition, the money raised over the course of the four-day event goes towards helping homeless and rescue animals in no-kill shelters around the local area!

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  • Admission FREE!
    Month October
    Duration Three Day Event

    #3 Del Valle Dog Club of Livermore Show


    This AKC event takes place for three days in October. It is an annual event with a very good turnout and a range of competitions that take place over the course of the show. The venue is the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. The whole family can enjoy getting involved with this event and your dog can either come along to watch or you may even want him to enter based on eligibility. More details about the event will be on the website closer to the date so make sure you make the date in your diary, as it is sure to be great fun for both dogs and their owners!

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  • Admission FREE!
    Month August

    #4 Pleasanton Pooch Parade


    This fabulous, fun annual event has been taking place in Pleasanton for two decades and it still provides a world of fun and entertainment for dogs and their families! The event takes place in August over the course of several hours and is held in the downtown area. There are various categories that can be entered by both the dogs and the owners. Hundreds of pooches attend with their families and the money raised goes toward raising and training guide dogs! Admission to the event is free making it a great family afternoon out.

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    Duration Dawn-Dusk, Year R...

    #5 Cubby’s Dog Park


    If you want to take your four-legged friend to enjoy some fun and frolics off-leash, this dog park in Pleasanton is a great place to go! There are plenty of resources and areas for dogs to enjoy and there is a separate section for puppies and small dogs. There is also plenty of seating for pet owners to take a rest while their pooch has some fun. This is a great place to help your dog with socialization and where you can also get to meet other dog owners!

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