Jun 21, 2017

Paws for Life - Paws in the Park Event

Paws for Life is turning 10!

Celebrate with us.






Our 2017 Paws in the Park celebration is sure to be our best yet.

Everyone is invited to attend, with or without a dog, in honor of Paws for Life's achievements ... 10 years of saving lives.

Each ticket holder will receive a goodie bag and wristband. Dogs and kids are FREE. $12 per person (over age 12).

We'll also have special gifts for our alumni, so if you've adopted a dog or cat from us any time in the past 10 years, be sure to let us know on the registration form.

Purchase your Paws in the Park tickets now and the first 40 will be entered into a raffle to win a Family 4-pack of tickets to the Detroit Zoo.


Silent Auction valued at $10,000+

Sharpen those pencils. You won't want to miss the Paws in the Park silent auction:





Something for everyone.

Paws in the Park participants will enjoy:
  • picnic lunch, sponsored by Metro North Federal Credit Union
  • sweets shack of baked goods
  • meeting adoptable dogs and cats
  • silent auction
  • raffles
  • games and prizes
  • 50/50
  • dog games, sponsored by K9 Turbo Training
  • kids activities
  • dog walk
  • wine pull raffle
  • entertainment, including Yates the All-American Frisbee Dog



Just for Paws for Life alumni.

To say Thank You to everyone who has adopted a dog or cat from us in the past 10 years, please come and enjoy these extra special things just for you:
  • free raffle ticket
  • alumni ribbon pin
  • Paws for Life fridge magnet
  • day-of family photo
  • special recognition after the dog walk
  • PFL alumni bandanna for adopted dogs who attend



Plenty to do. For the kids too.

Stop by the Kids Activity Tent and enjoy:
  • coloring station
  • arts and crafts
  • games
  • face painting
  • water balloon toss ... and much more!




So much to do. For the dogs too.

Sponsored by K9 Turbo Training, dogs games and activities will include:
  • bobbing for milkbones
  • paw art
  • “kiss your owner” contest
  • cooling stations
  • dog walk ... and much more!



What to bring.

  • dogs who will enjoy being around other dogs, kids and people
    • dogs should be up-to-date on vaccinations
    • dogs must wear collar and ID tag
    • dogs must be on leash at all times. No retractable leashes, please.
  • the whole family – with or without your dogs – there’s something here for everyone
  • spare change – certain vendors have challenged one another to see who can fill their penny jars the highest
  • shopping prowess – dozens of vendors with a variety of products and services




Vendors for the bargain shopper in all of us.

Rev up the pocketbooks and get ready to shop:
  • Wee Beastie Creations
  • Poppyseed antiques and painted furniture
  • Motor City Massage Co. chair massage for humans
  • Canine Wearables dog clothing and costumes
    (100% of proceeds will be donated to PFL)
  • Mabel & Bug 
  • Christmas in August
    (100% of proceeds will be donated to PFL)
  • K9 Turbo Training
  • Animal Activity Center
  • BeautiControl
  • Linda’s Jewelry Biz
  • SeneGence 
  • Fabulous in a Snap
  • LuLa Roe
  • Save 1 CPR – Ferndale
  • Nicole Eley on-the-fly drawings
  • Tastefully Simple
  • Michigan’s Political Action Committee for Animals
  • Karas Family jewelry and metal works
  • The Great Lakes Natural Soap Company
  • Vital Imaging Photography … and more!


Thank You to Our Sponsors and Donors.

Additional supporters and partners are always welcome. Please reply to this email for more information.
"First Class Feline" Station Sponsors: $500 level
"Participant" Sponsors: $100 level
In-kind Donors:
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Nino Salvaggio
  • Animal Activity Center
  • The Great Lakes Natural Soap Company
  • Haig's of Rochester Fine Jewelry
  • Walt Disney World
  • A&B Liquor
  • Detroit Zoo
  • Blue Dog Bakery
  • Zulu Nyala
  • Enchanted Photography
  • Joe's Crab Shack
  • MJR Digital Cinema
  • Target
  • The Clean Plate
  • Oriental Trading Company 
  • I and Love and You
  • PupLife
  • Bare Republic
  • Earth Rated


We look forward to seeing you August 13th – Rain or Shine!


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Troy, MI 48083


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