Calendar of Events

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

Yappy Hour Hosted by Green Bench Brewing Company


Yappy Hour
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm to 9 pm
Place: Green Bench Brewing Company, 1133 Baum Ave N. St Petersburg
Details: Yappy Hour hosted by Green Bench Brewing Company. Green Bench has graciously offered to give a complimentary beer to any patron that donates at least $10 to FBR.
Cost: Event is free



Osceola County Animal Services Community Open House

osceolaLast summer Osecola County Animal Services participated in the ASPCA/Rachel Ray 100K Challenge. This is a national adoption contests where 50 shelters attempt to save more lives through adoption, rescue and transfer to other agencies. In the past few years their involvement with the 100K Challenge as well as creating new programs such as a new web site, our Facebook page, off-site adoption venues, volunteer and foster opportunities has allowed the shelter to grow and improve in many ways. They now accept donations that help medical needs of shelter pets such as Heartworm treatments and minor medical conditions and funds for pet retention programs. Osceola County Animal Services is very proud of the number of animals they are able to save with the help of our Rescue partners.

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Place: Osceola County Animal Services, 3910 Old Canoe Creek Road, St. Cloud
Details: Doggy Mall, Art House – student art and hands on kiddie and doggy crafts, Play House – contest and games for both children and pets, Activity Midway – obedience, agility, skill and safety demonstrations, health screenings, pet id & other interactive programs for children and pets
Cost: Event is free

Spring Pet Festival

Spring FestivalBrought to you courtesy of Humane Society of Pinellas.

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015
Time: 9 am to 1 pm
Place: 300 Carillon Parkway, St Petersburg
Details: Family pledged pet walk around Lake Trinity, Adopt-a-Palooza, retail vendors & concessions, Entertainment & Demonstrations, Vaccines & microchips
Cost: Event is free




Boxers Love Bikers – Cape Coral Bike Night

1922491_10152704997685949_1117530288041507887_nThe City of Cape Coral’s Parks & Recreation hosts one the largest collection of motorcycles, live music, food, games and entertainment in Southwest Florida. Bike Night has become one of Cape Coral’s most popular events, drawing a crowd of approximately 12,000 people.

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015
Time: 5 pm to 10 pm
Place: 1000-1500 block of SE 47th Terrace, Cape Coral
Details: Florida Boxer Rescue’s Information and ‘Kissin Booth’ has become a huge attraction at the event. Who, after all, can resist a boxer?

Area volunteers and some of our amazing foster dogs will be on hand to share information about the Rescue Mission and the boxers will be busy giving kisses to raise funds for dogs in need.

Come on out & see why we believe “Love is Adoptable”!
Cost: Event is free




9th Annual Paw Fest

PAW FESTThe Kiwanis Club of Largo announces the ninth annual Paw Fest.

Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Place: Largo Central Park, 100 Central Park Drive, Largo
Details: Adoptable dogs are welcome as well as any rescue mascots or dogs currently being rehabilitated within the rescue.
Cost: Event is free





Info Booth at Petco

petcoCome 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!

Date: Third Saturday of every month – April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18, Aug. 15, Sep. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21, Jan. 16/16
Port Richey Location
Time: Noon to 3 pm
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!

Date: Third Sunday of every month – April 19, May 17, June 21, July 19, Aug. 16, Sep. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 22, Jan. 17/16
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Time: Noon to 3 pm
Place: PetSmart, 2920 Little Rd, Trinity

Paws For Peace Walk


pforpTails are wagging in anticipation of the Fifth Annual Paws for Peace Walk– a fun and leisurely stroll for pets, their families and friends to raise awareness about domestic abuse and its effect on pets and their owners:

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time: 8:00 am
Place: Blue Jacket Park, 2501 General Rees Ave, Orlando, FL 32814
Details: Registration: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Walk: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
Harbor House is Orange County’s only state-certified domestic abuse service provider and seeks to eliminate domestic abuse in Central Florida. Harbor House has the only on-site kennel in Central Florida for the pets of domestic abuse survivors at its Emergency Campus.The Paws for Peace Kennel removes a key barrier to survivors seeking help and safety and ensures no family member is left behind in an abusive home. Since its opening in 2012, the kennel has been a safe, temporary home to 73 dogs, 22 cats, 3 guinea pigs, 1 bird, and 1 turtle!
Cost: $20 donation to Harbour House


Drag Queen Bingo

DragQueenBingoIt’s bingo at its best with the proceeds going to Florida Boxer Rescue!

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm
Place: Hamburger Mary’s, 28910 US Highway 19 N, Clearwater
Details: Reservations required, call 727-400-6996, give your name, the date and that is for FBR.
Cost: 10 Bingo Cards $10, 20 Bingo cards $20, food for purchase.






**Updated 3/28/2015**