COMMUNITY EVENTS

ANNUAL EVENTS

 

 

FEBRUARY

 


Every Tues. & Thurs. Night in February
5:30 – 7:30 pm

Edmund’s Oast Exchange –
1081 Morrison Drive, Charleston
Join us at Edmund’s Oast for their Tuesday beer tastings and Thursday wine tastings. These are free drop in events from 5:30 to 7:30 every Tuesday and Thursday night with a suggested $5 donation to support Pet Helpers.


February 3 | 2-5 PM
Ghost Monkey Brewery
Pet Helpers is proud to announce they have been selected to participate in this year’s PUPPY BOWL XV! We will be represented by the toughest, cutest little dachshund mix you’ll ever lay eyes on. “Charleston” Charlie will rumble and tumble with the big boys to vow for the coveted MVP (Most Valuable Puppy). Join us at Ghost Monkey Brewery located at 522 Wando Lane in Mt. Pleasant.


February 23 | 11 am -1 pm
Charleston County Public Library – Main Library
Join us at the Charleston County Public Main Library on Calhoun St. downtown as we join in on their Pet Program. We will discuss with children the responsibilities of having a pet, as well as help with cute crafts, and do a “checkup” on stuffed animals.


February 10 | 11-2 pm
Parson Jack’s Cafe
Join us at Parson Jack’s Cafe on Feb.10 in West Ashley for Sunday Brunch and adoptable dogs! We will be there from 11-2 with some adorable adoptables. You just might find your forever family member!


February 23 | 10 am – 4 pm
Folly Beach
Join Pet Helpers at Folly Gras! A Folly Gras tradition, the annual parade will kick-off at 11 am, entering from West Ashley and exiting on East Hudson. Dressed in their Folly Gras finest, folks from all over the Low Country take to Center Street to spread Folly Gras cheer. Pet Helpers will be there with adoptable dogs and spreading awareness about our services. Festivities include: Dozens of arts, crafts and fashion vendors, live music, free kids’ activities, and, of course, lots of delicious food and drinks.


February 14 | 4-6 PM
Fuel
Furever Love @ Fuel – Join Pet Helpers at Fuel this Valentine’s Day and find your Furever Love! There will be drinks specials, a K-9 Kissing Booth, Valentine Pics with your Pup and plenty of love in the air! Stop by between 4-6 pm at 211 Rutledge Ave.

 

MARCH

 


ENTIRE MONTH OF MARCH  
Pet Helpers Adoption Center
Join us in controlling the pet population. In conjunction with Humanet we will be offering discounted Spay/Neuter Specials on all Bully-Type dogs during the entire month of March!  $50 Neuters and $55 Spays which include microchip, distemper and one-year rabies vaccine. For those who elect for no vaccines or microchip other discounts do apply. For further details or to setup an appointment please contact our clinic at 843-302-0556. Spots are limited so reserve your appointment now!


ENTIRE MONTH OF MARCH  
Papa John’s of Charleston Gives Back to Pet Helpers!
Papa John’s of Charleston is giving back to Pet Helpers! Order a Papa Johns pizza online as many times as like during the month of March, use the code PETHELPERS and they will give 10% of your order back to Pet Helpers! Spread the word, share with your friends and eat pizza! Go to www.papajohns.com


March 3 | 10 am – 4pm
Gaillard Center
Join Pet Helpers at the annual JCC Kids Fair! Enjoy a day of hands-on learning activities, outdoor games, face painting, stage shows and more. We will have plenty of adorable adoptables to love on and even become part of your forever family! Spin the Wheel of prizes. We will be there from 10 am – 4 pm at the Charleston Gaillard Center.

March  9 | 11 am
Terrace Theatre
CatVideoFest is a compilation reel of the latest and best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. CatVideoFest is a joyous communal experience, only available in theaters. The 70-minute-reel of cat videos is family-friendly and can be enjoyed by anyone. The Terrace Theater has partnered with Pet Helpers and proceeds from ticket sales will go to help cats in need. ALL TICKETS $11 Sorry, no passes allowed for this event.

March  30 | 11 am – 4 pm
Palmetto Islands County Park
Join Pet Helpers and give back to your furry friends by bringing them out to experience a day of fun, frolic, and exploration at Palmetto Islands County Park from 11 am – 4 pm. Pets and their owners are invited to join us for exhibits, demonstrations, experts, entertainment, and more at Charleston’s premiere pet festival! Admission is $8 per person. (Save $3 per person with pet food or pet supply donation.)  Free admission for children 12 and under as well as Gold Pass Members. Swift Paws Lure Chasing – let your dog race for a $10 donation Watch the Lowcountry Dog Magazine cover model contest. Meet local rescue groups and centers with adoptable animals. Visit with veterinarians, trainers, groomers, and pet suppliers to learn more about nutrition, education, and training. Take the Canine Good Citizens Test to see if your dog is ready for certification! Food and beverages for sale – ID is required to purchase alcohol. Outside food, alcohol, and coolers are prohibited.


March  3 | 1-6 pm
The Washout
Join us at the Wash Out on Folly Beach for our annual Oyster Roast on Sunday, March 3rd from 1 – 6 pm. Fun, live music and plenty of oysters. The fun will include vegetarian chili, hot dogs and a raffle. Enjoy music with The Joint Chiefs and The Secrets! The Wash Out is located at 41 Center Street, Folly Beach. Tickets are $25 for early bird and $30 at the door.

March  9 | 12-4 pm
Pet Helpers Adoption Center
Join us Saturday, March 9 at Pet Helpers as we celebrate Mardi Paws! There will be pizza brought to you by Papa John’s of Charleston, Live Music from Roadside Saviors, sweet treats from Kona Ice of the Charleston Islands and so much more! 50% off all Bully-Type Breeds, raffle and prizes to add to the fun! Come join us from 12-4 pm for this festive celebration!


March 3 | 11-2 pm
Parson Jack’s Cafe
Join us at Parson Jack’s Cafe on March 3 in West Ashley for Sunday Brunch and adoptable dogs! We will be there from 11-2 with some adorable adoptables. You just might find your forever family member!


March 23 | 11 am -7 pm
Brittlebank Park
Lowcountry Dog Magazine along with Charleston Parks Conservancy and The Bridge at 1055 brings you WOOFSTOCK: A Lowcountry Dog Music Festival on Saturday March 23, 2019 at Brittlebank Park. Gates open at 11:00 am and features 7 bands, food trucks, local vendors and 6 local rescue groups.

This festival benefits Charleston Parks Conservancy, Valiant: Animal Rescue + Relief, Pet Helpers Adoption Shelter and Spay/Neuter Clinic, Eunoia Rescue, Bullies 2 The Rescue, Waters Edge Great Dane Rescue, Inc. and Greyhound Pets of America-Charleston.

Featuring 7 Bands
Tyler Ramsey, formerly of Band of Horses
Tyler Boone
-Gaslight Street
-Greg West
-Hans Wenzel & the 86ers
-Finnegan Bell
– Sunflowers and Sin

EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Early Bird Tickets are only $18 (limited time only)
Standard Admission is $26
Bundle Package is $48
Kids under 12 FREE

This is a RAIN OR SHINE event. No outside food, beverage or coolers. Lawn chairs and blankets are allowed. Leashed dogs are welcomed.

 

APRIL

 

April 4-6 | Cooper River Bridge Run AND Expo
Charleston Area Convention Center
Come out to the Expo at the Charleston Area Convention Center on April 4 and 5th to pick up your race day packet and stop by our booth!. The packet includes your bib number, computer timing chip, event information; plus many free and valuable offers from event sponsors. Then tackle the Ravenel in the 2019 Cooper River Bridge Run. If you haven’t chosen Pet Helpers as your charity of choice do it today! The rescues thank you! Not running? You can volunteer to help out the day of the race or at the Kids Fun Run on Friday, April 5th! Email volunteer@pethelpers.org

April 7| 11-2 pm
Parson Jack’s Cafe
Join us at Parson Jack’s Cafe on April 7 in West Ashley for Sunday Brunch and adoptable dogs! We will be there from 11-2 with some adorable adoptables. You just might find your forever family member!

April 10 | Yappy Hour
Fuel Cantina
Join us at Fuel Cantina for Yappy Hour from 4-6 pm the 2nd Wednesday of every month. We will have adorable dogs (weather permitting), great drink specials and information on how you can get involved with Pet Helpers! Fuel is located at 211 Rutledge Ave.

April 13 | Spring EGGstravaganza
Pet Helpers Adoption Center
Join us for a fun-filled day at Pet Helpers (1447 Folly Rd.) as we celebrate spring with a children’s egg hunt, discounted adoptions, pictures with the Easter Bunny and an egg hunt for dogs too! The event runs from 12-4 with the egg hunt promptly beginning at noon for the kiddos.

April 27 | Race for the Paws
James Island County Park – Wappoo Shelter
Join us at the Second Annual Race for the Paws 5k! All proceeds will benefit Pet Helpers. $40 per runner / $10 per dog. Runners will receive a tech shirt and dogs will get their own race bandana. There will be Food Trucks, games for kids, live music and plenty of fun! We will again be at James Island County Park. Join us on Saturday, April 27th, 2019. Register at: https://www.athlinks.com/event/race-for-the-paws-2019-229199

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