Calendar of Events

Help support Florida Boxer Rescue!  Come out to meet our Volunteers and Boxers at one of the events below!

Tractor Supply Pet Appreciation Week

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Saturday, September 20, 2014

Huge pet supply sale with numerous rescue organizations and local 4H clubs on hand.  FBR will have an info table inside the store.  If you are in the Bradenton area, please come by to see us.

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00
Place: Inside Tractor Supply, 4404 East S.R. 64, Bradenton

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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Please visit us at our Info Booth at the Page Field Commons location. Learn about Florida Boxers Rescue’s mission, opportunities and rewards that come with saving a life. Bonus: Free boxer kisses and wiggle-butt dances!  Adopt. Don’t Shop.

Time: Noon to 3 p.m.
Place: Inside PetSmart, 5013 South Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers (Page Field Commons)

Info Booth at Petco


Come visit one of our info booths at a Petco near you to learn more about Florida Boxer Rescue and the breed we know and love, Boxers!

Third Saturday of every month –  Sept. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15, Dec. 20
Port Richey Location

Time: Noon to 3 p.m.
Place: Petco, 9638 US 19N, Port Richey

Info Booth at PetSmart


Come visit one of our info booths at a PetSmart near you to learn more about Florida Boxer Rescue and the breed we know and love, Boxers!

Third Sunday of every month – Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 21  – Trinity Location
Time: Noon to 3 p.m.

Place: PetSmart, 2920 Little Rd, Trinity

Info Booth at PetSmart


Check with us soon for upcoming date at this location.

Come meet some of our wonderful dogs waiting for their forever home. Volunteers will be on hand to answer questions regarding the application and approval process, FBR’s rescue mission, and share valuable insight on this amazing breed!

Time: Noon to 3 p.m.
Place: Inside PetSmart, 1819 NE Pine Island Road, Cape Coral

Peace Day In The Park

Sunday, September 21, 2014

FBR is excited to participate in the 6th Annual Peace Day In The Park in beautiful Jaycee Park, Cape Coral.  This grassroots community event has grown stronger and more vibrant every year with featured musicians, artists, performance groups and vendors all sharing with you their personal vision and expression of peace.

Our area volunteers will be on hand to discuss FBR’s Rescue Mission and some of our available dogs will be demonstrating the world famous “Boxer Wiggle” and give out free Boxer kisses!

Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Place: Jaycee Park, 4125 SE 20th Place, Cape Coral (off DelPrado Blvd., south of Coronado Pkway.)
Details: Family and pet friendly celebration featuring live music, art, food, crafts, face painting, bounce house, one of a kind raffle, and more.
Cost: Free admission.


Saturday, September 27, 2014

Barktoberfest is an annual rescue appreciation event to celebrate the partnership between Orange County Animal Services and their approximately 70 rescue partners.  Last year’s event drew approximately 8,000 people.  This year, FBR has been given two premier spaces right in the center of it all!

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Place: Lake Eola Park, Corner of E. Washington St. & N. Rosalind Ave., Downtown Orlando
Details: Food trucks, pet microchipping, vendors, raffles & more.  (Event flyer will be posted when it is available.)
Cost: Free admission.


Pasco Pet Fest

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Be sure to stop by FBR’s booth for some Boxer wiggles and kisses at the Pasco Pet Fest being held on the beautiful grounds of Florida Estates Winery.  Enjoy music, food, vendors and adoptable pets.  Wine tasting will be available by online reservation.

Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place: Florida Estates Winery, 25241 Florida SR 52, Land O’ Lakes
Details: Check back for link to event.
Cost: Free admission.  Wine tasting $15 with reservation

Paws for Friendship 2nd Poker Run

Paws for Friendship 2nd Annual Poker Run

Saturday, October 11, 2014

What’s more fun than a poker run? FBR will have an info booth to spread the word about our amazing dogs and our organization.

Time: Registration 9 to 10 am, Kickstands Up 10:30 a.m., Last Player In 3 pm
Place: Quaker Steak & Lube, 10400 49th Street, North, Pinellas Park (Clearwater)
Details: Poker Run, Raffles, 50/50, iPad Raffle, etc.
Pre-register Cost: $10 First Hand, $5 Additional Hands
Day of Cost: $15 First Hand, $5 Additional Hands

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Mark your calendars for our second Wine Down for Boxers.  The first event was so fun and successful, we are making it an annual fundraiser!

Time: 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Place: Landings Clubhouse, 5350 Landings Blvd, Sarasota
Details: Entry includes hors d’oeuvres and 5 raffle tickets.  Live music by Georgia & Mike.
Cost: $20 plus one bottle of wine per person. Limited tickets at the door.

Purchase tickets now by clicking one of the following links:
One Wine Down Ticket        Two Wine Down Tickets         Four Wine Down Tickets

San Antonio Rattlesnake Festival

San Antonio Rattlesnake Festival and Run

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Come on out and see us, visit some of our boxers and learn all about Florida Boxer Rescue. We look forward to seeing you!

Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Place: City Park of San Antonio, East of I-75 on SR 52, San Antonio, FL
Details: Festival will feature: Arts, crafts & antiques, live music and family entertainment, petting zoo and games for kids and a beer garden. Visit
Cost: TBD

Garage Sale & Dog Wash Weekend

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Find treasures on Saturday, October 18th.  Baby items, clothes, household items, toys, you name it – you’ll most likely find it.  Come out early for best selection, then relax and order from Jill’s Joint’s famous mouth-watering menu.  YUM!

On Sunday, October 19th, bring your four-legged family members for some pampering.  For $10, your furry family member gets “spa treatment” including a luxurious bath, nail trim and loving care from our volunteers.  Feel free to take a break and enjoy Jill’s delicious food while we care for your furkid.

Time:  Saturday Garage Sale – 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Sunday Dog Wash – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Place: Jill’s Joint, 889 NE 27th Lane, Cape  Coral (off Andalusia in the Industrial Park)
Cost: $10 for the Dog Wash

14th Annual Boxer Bash – Save the Date!

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Florida Boxer Rescue’s 2014 Boxer Bash is booked!  You won’t want to miss it so be sure to make a note on your 2014 calendars!

Time:  TBD
Place:  The Wishing Well Barn, 4302 Pippin Rd, Plant City (West side – accessible via I-4 or SR60)
Details:  Check back soon!  More info to come.
Cost:  Donations Accepted

**Updated 9/17/14**