Pet Pantry Warehouse has announced its 2022 event lineup.
This year’s event lineup includes Puttin’ On The Dog at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich on Sunday, September 18 from 10:00 am until 4:30 pm, and Howl & Prowl on Greenwich Avenue on Sunday, October 30 from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm. Both events feature games, competitions, family activities, entertainment, and samples from premium pet food brands.
Other nearby events hosted by the family-owned pet supplies retailer include the annual New Canaan Dog Days is scheduled for Saturday, May 21 at New Canaan Nature Center from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm. The Harvest Market at Old Town Hall in Fairfield will take place on Saturday, October 15 from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm, and Fairfield Dog Days at Old Town Hall on Sunday, June 19 from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm;
Pet Pantry events attract thousands and were created to bring the community together while raising money for local non-profit organizations like Adopt-A-Dog and other worthy causes.
In 2020 Pet Pantry celebrated its 75th year anniversary but all signature events were canceled due to the pandemic in addition to in-store anniversary celebrations.
Last year, Pet Pantry was able to host Puttin’ on the Dog and Howl & Prowl in Greenwich although the events were scaled down to protect attendees.
“Our fundraising is critical in the communities we serve,” said Adam Jacobson, Executive Vice President at Pet Pantry. “Organizations we’ve supported for decades with our signature events rely on our financial support. I know that our partners and the families in the communities we serve are just as eager for these events to return as we are.”
During the pandemic, the Pet Pantry team found an urgent need to provide more financial assistance in both Westchester and Fairfield counties.
With the addition of a monthly in-store fundraising program, Pet Pantry has been able to increase community giveback all year long. The “Donatable Dollars” campaign enables the retail locations to raise money through its Pet One monthly specials program.
Since the launch of Donatable Dollars, Pet Pantry has raised over $70,000 dollars to assist non-profits, individuals in need, and other people and/or pets in their local communities. Each time a customer chooses to shop items on sale from participating brands, Pet Pantry is able to make a contribution.
“Adopt-A-Dog is incredibly grateful for not only the ongoing support of Pet Pantry Warehouse but for our long-term partnership,” said Adopt-A-Dog Executive Director, Courtney Bellew.
“We love working together to bring fun events to the local communities and raise awareness about rescue animals,” Bellew added. “Last year’s Puttin’ on the Dog was an amazing turnout despite the pandemic and we hope to have even more people enjoy these upcoming events in 2022”.
Puttin’ on the Dog and Pet Pantry have partnered on this event for more than 30 years.
The shelter was founded in 1982 in Greenwich by residents Donna Nives, Gloria Scheuer, and Pam Fahnestock. Now based in Armonk, NY, Adopt-A-Dog still holds its biggest event in Greenwich, but through its partnership with Pet Pantry, the organization has expanded its fundraising reach in Fairfield and Westchester County.
In Fairfield County, Pet Pantry has locations in Greenwich, Wilton, New Canaan and Fairfield. In Westchester County there are locations in Rye, Larchmont and Scarsdale.
In Greenwich Pet Pantry is located in Riverside at 1191 East Putnam Ave. Tel (203) 344-9295.