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Stamford, Connecticut is home to people who love animals and have big hearts. Because of this, there are many people who offer their time and their talents to the cats and dogs in need around the Stamford area. 

Outreach to Pets in Need is a non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of homeless, neglected, and surrendered pets in the Connecticut area. Located in Stamford, Outreach to Pets in Need has made a hugely positive impact on the community. This organization is 100% volunteer-run, which means even the veterinarians are donating their time to care for animals in need. The dedicated volunteers are on a mission to find fur-ever homes for all the homeless pets in the Stamford area. 

Just down the road in Norwalk is another animal rescue center doing wonderful things for pets in need. Paws Pet Animal Welfare Society is an organization that is achieving their mission of finding homes for homeless pets. The non-profit re-homes around 500 pets each year, and they are dedicated to ensuring that each and every pet is specially cared for and intentionally placed in their fur-ever home. Without recognition or reward, the volunteers are doing wonderful work to nurse animals back to health with love, attention, and care.  

Upcoming Dog Friendly Events in Stamford

  • Admission FREE!
    Month September
    Duration 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

    #1 Bark in the Park

    Head on over to the annual Bark in the Park event! This event is sure to be bark-tastic and one to remember for both you and your pup. Entertainment is offered for all, from children, to dogs, to grown-ups and beyond! Bark in the Park boasts over ten different categories of events in which to participate. If you want to learn more about your pooch's health and wellness, there will be pet health and safety demonstrations throughout the day. For the photo-lovers out there, a photo booth will be available so that you and your pup can keep a token of this memorable day.
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  • Admission FREE!
    Month October
    Duration 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    #2 Barktoberfest

    Make your way to Star Meadow Farm for a Halloween celebration for you and your pup to enjo!. This is event is free, and donations are encouraged. You can donate any pet supplies or even just $1. Proceeds from the event go to the local animal shelters who are doing their best to find the right forever homes for all their pets. Dress up your pup in his best costume for the dog-o-ween contest and win a prize! Check out what the local vendors have to offer, and enter for chances to win raffles. Enjoy live music and good company for a day you and your pup are sure to love!
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  • Admission $10.00
    Month June
    Duration 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    #3 Doggy Day Pawlooza

    Bark the date for the annual Doggy Day Pawlooza. This event is a day full of fun for animals and humans alike! At the Stamford Dog Park, there will be all sorts of activities for you and your four-legged friend to enjoy. Most notably, there will be a dog-wash so that you can get your dog looking so fresh and so clean, clean. The event features a dog agility course for you to test out and show off your pup's athleticism. There will be a balloon bust, an ask-a-vet booth, and a demonstration from the dogs of the Stamford Police. This event is sure to be a doggone good time!
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  • Admission FREE!
    Duration Dawn-Dusk, Year-R...

    #4 Stamford Dog Park

    The Stamford Dog Park is an active part of the dog community in Stamford. They host events, they support dog owners, and they have a beautiful area for your dog to run and enjoy. With fenced in sections for both large and small pooches, your pup is free to play gleefully. Throw the ball or sit back and relax on a beautiful day at this well-maintained and friendly park. There is plenty of parking and lots of shaded seating for taking a break from a great game of fetch. Take your dog to this dog park just once, and you're sure to become a frequent visitor!
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  • Admission FREE!
    Duration Daily Hours Vary

    #5 Lucky's

    Stop by Lucky’s Classic Burger & Malt Shop while out for the day with your pup! Enjoy a nice burger on the back patio with a smile on your face and your dog by your side. Order anything on the menu - you really can't go wrong. The staff are friendly and attentive to dogs, and the patrons are very welcoming. The old-school feel and awesome atmosphere contribute to something more than an tasty meal, they create an entire experience for you to enjoy. Bring your canine and your friends for a burger and a shake on an outing you won't soon forget!
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