Pet Events-Oracle, Marana, Tucsonby Karyn Zoldan on Sep. 24, 2011, under Animal Events, Dogs, Canines, Fun with Fido, Barking Encouraged, Pet Health & Safety
Sat. Sept 24 – Oracle: Pooch Parade Fun Dog Show
Fun Dog Show to benefit local animal rescues in Pinal County. Prizes awarded for best in class (cutest, best trick, best costume, etc.) door prizes, raffles, hot dogs, burgers, drinks, various vendors, the Pinal K9-Unit ( at 11 a.m.) Pet adoptions will be available through Sahuaro Dachsund Rescue, Pinal County Animal Control as well as cats from Furs A’ Flyin’ Rescue Ranch.
The event is held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Oracle County Park, corners of Nuestro & Bonito & Evergreen. Take Route 77 (Oracle Road) to American Avenue, right on Evergreen; the park is straight ahead; 520-896-2666. Free admission
Sun. Sept 25 – Marana: Pet Rock
Celebrate this rockin’ event with a Pet Rock Family Concert presented in partnership with SAACA (Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance) and the Humane Society of Southern Arizona. The event features lives music, delicious food, handmade crafts, kids’ activities, micro-chipping, pet adoption, and animal-themed exhibits. The event raises money for free educational programs in area schools where students learn about the importance of spay/neuter and animal compassion.
It all happens at Marana’s Crossroads at Silverbell Park, 7548 N. Silverbell Road, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; 797-3959. Admission is $5/person. Pets welcome.
10 a.m. Kids Unlimited Dance
11 a.m. Jim Howell Band Rock / Blues / Country / Soul
12 p.m. Amber Norgaard Folk Rock
1 p.m. Cinderbridge Bluesy Folk
2 p.m. Leila Rose Lopez Alt Folk
3 p.m. Shaun Harris Hip-Hop
4 p.m. Alisha Peru Alt Rock
5 p.m. Spirit Familia Reggae
Wed. Sept 28 – Tucson: World Rabies Day
Rabies vaccination fee is $13 or FREE with the purchase of a dog license. Protect your pet with the gift of a vaccine from 9 to 11 a.m. at Pima Animal Care Center, 4000 N. Silverbell Road, Tucson, AZ 85745. For more information and licensing prices, check out the website or call 243-5969.