Pet Pantry Warehouse in New Canaan (21 Grove Street) will host the 8th Annual New Canaan Dog Days of Summer for the third consecutive year. The furry “fun-raiser” is scheduled on Sunday, May 21, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and benefits Adopt-A-Dog and Strays & Others. Event Parking will be available at The New Canaan Metro North Railroad Station (198 Elm St).
“We look forward to hosting a full afternoon of fun activities, K9 demonstrations, as well as some entertaining pet activities to raise money for local animal adoption groups that have a serious need for funding” said Executive Vice President at Pet Pantry Warehouse, Adam Jacobson. He continued, “Another great feature of this event is that our pet rescue organizations will have adoptable animals available for viewing during the event. Many of the leading pet food manufacturers will be on hand distributing a variety of free giveaways and samples”. Food and refreshments will be available, DJ Cochon De Lait & The School Of Rock will provide entertainment.
Each year Pet Pantry incorporates unique elements and contests into the annual New Canaan Dog Days fundraiser. This year art activities will be returning in addition to Q&A’s with dog trainers and local veterinarians, caricature drawings, face painting, a petting zoo, family portraits by Venture Photography, a scavenger hunt and games for dogs like Musical Sits, Bobbing For Hot Dogs and The Annual Dog Pie Eating Contest. Children 12 and under can attend the event for free. Adults will be charged $10 each with 100% of the proceeds benefiting Adopt-A-Dog and Strays & Others.
Pet Pantry with donate 10% of pre-tax sales on all purchases made at The New Canaan store location on Sunday, May 21, to the pet rescue organizations. “New Canaan Dog Days is a fantastic, family friendly event that has something for everyone” said Kristen Rice, Executive Director at Adopt-A-Dog, Inc. She continued, “We are so truly blessed to have Pet Pantry Warehouse as a supporter of the work we do at Adopt-A-Dog. Their generosity and dedication to enriching the lives of pets and the people who love them shines through at this incredible event. We are very excited for this year’s New Canaan Dog Days!”
This year’s Presenting sponsors are Weruva and New Canaan Veterinary Hospital. Business sponsors include; Gregg’s Garden Center, Weed & Duryea, Bankwell and Moffly Media. Gold sponsors include; Blue Buffalo, Bravo. Merrick, Natures Variety and Open Farm. Silver sponsors include; Earthborn, Triumph, Health Extensions, Mars Pet Care, Petcurean, Primal, Stella & Chewy’s, Wellpet, Zignature/Fussie Cat.
The Pet Pantry Warehouse is putting their finishing touches on a new store location at 1191 East Putnam Avenue in Riverside, CT just seconds off Exit 5 on I-95. Visit Pet Pantry Warehouse online for more information (ppwpet.com).
Adopt-A-Dog is a recognized 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission has been to Save, Socialize and Secure Loving Homes for Unwanted or Abandoned Dogs and Cats. Adopt-A-Dog have been serving the tri-state area and beyond for over three decades.
About Strays & Others:
Strays and Others is a nonprofit, no-kill, all volunteer-run animal welfare rescue agency based in Fairfield County, Connecticut. One of the oldest in the county, it was founded in 1985 and has provided medical care, vaccinations, spaying/neutering, and shelter for thousands of animals rescued from homelessness.
About Pet Pantry Warehouse (PPW):
The Pet Pantry Warehouse is an independent, family owned retailer founded in 1945 in Greenwich, CT. In 2006, PPW opened its second location in Rye, NY and have been slowly growing in close-knit communities since then with locations in Larchmont, Wilton and New Canaan. For close to 70 years, PPW has been the preferred place for pet products.