This fall and winter, the dog friendly events don’t end on Halloween. Get your puppies ready for these events around Charlotte.  


The Fox – Yadkin Valley Hiking & Wine Tasting

Fri, November 2, 2018 

8:00 AM – 7:00 PM EDT 

Join The Fox for a great day-trip of hiking Pilot Mountain State Park, with it’s incredible mountain views. Following the hike, there will be two wine tastings at North Carolina’s best and most dog-friendly wineries. Whether you are with a group or just traveling with your canine best friend, this is a day not to miss.  


Pizza Fur a Paws Fundraiser 

Sat, November 3, 2018 

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT 

Inizio Pizza Napoletana 

10620 Providence Rd 

Bring the entire family out for this fun event in Dilworth raising money for the Greater Charlotte SPCA, a volunteer-based organization to help fostered dogs find their forever homes. There will be a doggie Halloween costume contest at 1pm, adoptable dogs, local vendors, a huge raffle, and live music.  


Free Rabies & Low-Cost Microchipping 

Sat, November 10, 2018 

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST 

CMPD Animal Care & Control 

8315 Byrum Drive  

Mecklenburg County residents can receive free rabies shots for their dogs, cats, and ferrets. Any pet owners that have a dog or cat can get a $10 microchip. 

Tickets are not required, walk-ins are welcome! 


Beyond Obedience: Life skills for you & your dog 

Sat, December 1, 2018 

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST 

11628 Abernathy Road 

This seminar will help both dog owners and dog trainers, to teach hands on exercises and techniques to help bring more balance and harmony to your relationship. Emphasis is on teaching you to become a well-balanced leader that your dog will want to listen to, all the while developing an even stronger bond with your dog.


Photo by Cody Hughes @clhughes21