Category Archives: News and Events

Bad Rap Health Clinic – Jan. 29th

Bad Rap will be holding a Health Clinic at Paws & Claws Sunday, Jan. 29th with registration starting at 10am.  This clinic will include Spay and Neutering, Vaccinations and Mircrochips. Pit Bulls will get 1st priority in services. If you dog is going to have surgery, remember not to feed your dog in the morning. monique with dog

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Howl-o-ween Pet Parade and Costume Contest Oct. 22, 2pm 2016

howloween_instagram_squareJoin Paws & Claws for our 13th Annual “Howl-o-ween” Pet Parade & Costume Contest in the Dimond District. Meet at Paws & Claws at 2pm sharp to parade thru the business district collecting treats. Pets, kids & adults are welcome to participant in the parade. After parade we return to Paws & Claws, for a chance to win some fun prizes as folks compete for the Best Human & Pet Costumes. This annual celebration includes some of the best dressed costumes you’ll ever see. Bring cash for your chance to win awesome raffle prizes! All proceeds will benefit PALS East Bay!  Join our FB events page for updated info.

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Artist Reception Sat. Nov. 21 6-8pm

Rosanna LyonsCome meet the artist of our newest art installation of dog portraits, Rosanna Lyons.

Enjoy drinks, hors d’oeuvres while viewing amazing artwork that delves into the soul of dogs.  Inspired by animal rescue, she captures the resilience & love rescue dogs express with their new found owners.

Well socialized dogs are welcome.

 

 

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Paws & Claws Pet Parade & Costume Contest Oct. 24, 2pm

Howloween Flyer 2015 jpegJoin Paws & Claws for our 12th Annual “Howl-o-ween” Pet Parade & Costume Contest in the Dimond District. Meet at Paws & Claws at 2pm sharp to parade thru the business district collecting treats. Pets, kids & adults are welcome to participant in the parade. After parade we return to Paws & Claws, for a chance to win some fun prizes as folks compete for the Best Human & Pet Costumes. This annual celebration includes some of the best dressed costumes you’ll ever see. Bring cash for your chance to win awesome raffle prizes! All proceeds will benefit BAD RAP!  Join our FB events page for updated info.

 

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“Dog’s on the Catwalk” March 29th 1-3

Paws & Claws is excited to announce we’ll be sponsoring a model in “Dog’s on the Catwalk”, fashion show Sunday, March 29th at Oakland Animal Services. Dogs looking for forever homes will be dressed some great attire for the fashion show.  You’ll also get to enjoy a great vegan catered lunch, crafts for kids, a raffle and fun, fun, fun!! Please RSVP so we have a head count for food and drink…and did we mention all this fun is free too? So grab a friend and family members and come on down to the shelter at 1:00 on Sunday! https://www.facebook.com/events/1380970642214559/

Pals fashion show

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Valentine Day Pet Photos

Get a professional photo of your fur-baby on Valentine’s Day!

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WHEN: Saturday, February 14th, 2014

WHERE: Dimond Rec Center, 3860 Hanly Rd., Oakland

WHEN: 10AM – 4PM

HOW MUCH: $45 in advance (by 2/11/15), $50 at the door (if/when time available)

DESCRIPTION: 10-minute single pet photo sessions with professional photographer Pipi Ray Diamond and our special Valentine’s Day Kissing Booth background. You’ll pick your favorite photo online 1 week later to be printed and mounted at a size of 5”x7” with wooden display stand.

EXTRA FUN: Puppy face painting, grooming workshop, pet food samples, ask the trainer & more…

Call (510) 482-7831 to pay (by credit card) and reserve your pet’s photo shoot time slot

Hosted by Oakland Parks & Recreation Dogs, in partnership with Paws & Claws and Soulful Pet Photography.

 

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Plaid Friday Specials – Nov. 28-30

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Don’t forget about your Furry Friends on Plaid Friday! Paws & Claws will be offering 20% off Pet Toys, Pet Apparel, Pet Beds and Cat Scratching Posts! Stop by Paws & Claws in Oakland’s Dimond District and check out our large selection of pet goodies!

The name Plaid Friday was conceived from the idea of weaving the individual threads of small businesses together to create a strong fabric that celebrates the diversity and creativity of independent businesses. Plaid Friday is the fun and enjoyable alternative to the big box store “Black Friday.”  If you really want to be hip, wear plaid!

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Howl-o-ween Pet Parade – Oct. 25th 2pm

Howloween-Flyer-2014 jpegCheck out our facebook event page for more info

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Pawsfest 2014

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Join our Facebook event page and invite your friends to this fun event!

 

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Sat. July 12th Events 11am-1pm

Sat. July 12th Events -11am-1pmPaws & Claws is excited to be hosting two wonderful info booths on Sat. July 12 from 11am-1pm in our parking lot!

From 12pm-1pm, the Dimond Public Library will have an info table to learn about the “Paws to Read”. Find out how kids, teens, and adults can participate in Oakland Public Library’s “Paws to Read” Summer Reading Challenge.  Youth participating in the reading challenge will have a chance to win coupons & gift certificates to places such as Fenton’s Ice Cream, Chabot Space & Science Center, Pasta Pomodoro and Paws & Claws.

From 11am-1pm, Honest Kitchen a natural, human grade, dehydrated pet food will be giving out free samples and letting folks know about their great products!

Stop by both of these booths Sat. July 12th and be entered into a Paws & Claws raffle to win a gift basket filled with some books to start the “Paws to Read” challenge and a toy & treats to keep your dog entertained while you read.

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