Puttin’ On The Dog Returns to Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in 2021

Adopt a Dog’s annual fundraiser, “Puttin’ on the Dog” will return after skipping a year due to the pandemic.

Puttin’ On The Dog serves as the shelter’s largest fundraiser and adoption event. The family friendly event attracts over 4,000 pet lovers with dog competitions and activities, vendors, a silent auction, food trucks and more!

The event also features adoptable dogs (and cats).

The event is set for Sept 26, 2021 from 10:00am to 4:00pm, and will also mark Adopt-A-Dog’s 40th anniversary.

Puttin on the Dog features competitions, silent auction, food trucks and adoptable dogs and cats. Barney was a winner at the Adopt A Dog Alumni contest. Sept 29, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager

Items sought for the silent auction include trips, entertainment, sports tickets, rounds of golf, gift certificates to restaurants, spa/beauty, fashion/jewelry, and tickets to kids events and lessons. To donate to our silent auction please contact, Christine Amato at [email protected]

Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo, an animal welfare advocate, will be honored, along with Cathy Kangas who founded the Cathy Kangas Foundation for Animals.

Adopt-A-Dog’s mission is to save, socialize and secure loving homes for unwanted or abandoned dogs.

Event sponsors include Pet Pantry Warehouse with locations in Riverside, New Canaan, Wilton, and Fairfield in CT, and Rye, Larchmont and Scarsdale in Westchester, and Canine Company.

NEW this year, Adopt-A-Dog will be using a digital platform for registration, auction bidding, announcements, and more!

Click here to register and for more information.

Jess Zullo with Sally who is about two years old and is good with cats,kids, dogs and people! Available to adopt from Pit Stop. Sept 29, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager
A dog available for adoption at the 2019 Puttin’ on the Dog event. Photo: Leslie Yager
Mango was one of eight puppies who were turned into a shelter in Texas when he was 7 weeks old. He and his siblings are available from Shaggy Dog Rescue. Sept. 29, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager
A puppy from Shaggy Dog Rescue in Texas was available for adoption. Sept. 29, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager
Puttin on the Dog. Sept 29, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager
Puttin on the Dog. Sept 29, 2019 Photo: Leslie Yager