July 20, 2024

Pet Events in Gwinnett County, Georgia

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Paws in the Park – 4 Events in July

“Have you heard about our Paws in the Parks? Bring your pup to Pinckneyville Park Wednesday, July 10 and meet with our Animal Control Officers! From 11:00am to 1:00pm, get great pet ownership tips and tricks!

Can’t make it? We have another Paws in the Parks”

Event By: Gwinnett Animal Shelter

4 event times:

1) July 10 (11am-1pm): Pinckneyville Park, (dog park area) 4758 South Old Peachtree Rd, Peachtree Corners

2) July 13 (11am-2pm): Rabbit Hill Park, (dog park area), 400 Rabbit Hill Rd, Dacula

3) July 24 (11am-1pm): Tribble Mill Park, (dog park area), 2125 Tribble Mill Pkwy, Lawrenceville

4) July 27 (11am-2pm): Harbins Park, (dog park area) 2995 Luke Edwards Rd, Dacula


Saturday, July 13 (10:30am-1:30pm): PetSmart Adoption Days with Gwinnett Animal Shelter

“Join us at PetSmart located at 1705 Mall of Georgia Boulevard, Suite #50, in Buford and meet your new best friend! Adoption fees waived. Pet adoptions include vaccinations, microchip, and spay/neutering.
If you have any questions, please call us at 770.339.3200.”


When: Saturday, July 13, 2024 (10:30am-1:30pm)
Where: PetSmart, 1705 Mall of Georgia Boulevard, Buford
Event Link

Saturday, July 13 (11:00pm-3:00pm): Dirt Road Doggies Rescue Event

“Come out Saturday, July 13th, 11-3 and meet some of the cutest Doggies ever!! Petco, Dacula – Hamilton Mill Road. There will be puppy kisses for everyone!!”

When: Saturday, July 13, 2024 (11:00pm-3:00pm)
Where: Petco, Dacula – Hamilton Mill Road
Event Link

Saturday, July 13: Pet Adoption Event with Paw Project of Georgia Inc

“Come out to see our adoptable dog/cats at Petco in Duluth from 12pm-3pm, this Saturday, 7/13/24. Brie, Fetty, Alaska, Arizona, Montgomery, Craig, and more!”

When: Saturday, July 13, 2024 (12 – 3 pm)
Where: 2131 Pleasant Hill Rd Duluth GA 30096

Paw Project of Georgia Link

July 18-21: Pet Adoptions with Planned PEThood

Come meet our adoptable pets!

Email [email protected] with any questions.
Where: Multiple Locations
: Thursday, July 18, 2024 – July 21

Saturday, July 27 (12pm-3pm): Pet Adoptions with Planned PEThood

Come meet our adoptable pets!

Email [email protected] with any questions.
Where: Petco 3264 Buford Dr, Buford
: Saturday, July 27, 2024 (12pm-3pm)

Saturday, July 27 (1pm-4pm): Meet Your Match with Bossy Paws Rescue

“Join us for a heartwarming day of furry companionship at our upcoming Pet Meet & Greet event! Come meet delightful cats and dogs eagerly waiting to find their forever homes.
Experience the joy of getting to know our lovable pets with a cuddle connection, but remember, no same-day adoptions! Secure your chance to bring home a new friend by submitting your adoption application now.
📝 **Application Process:**
1. Visit our website: bossypawsrescue.org
2. Complete the adoption application form.
3. Meet your potential furry family member at the event.
4. Await the perfect match!
Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with adorable pets and start your journey to a lifetime of companionship. We can’t wait to see you there!

🎉 *Let’s create tails of happiness together!* 🎉

Event By Bossy Paws Rescue

When: Saturday, July 27, 2024 (1pm-4pm)
Where: Pet Supermarket, 1000 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Suwanee
Event Link

Saturday, August 3: AWE Volunteer Orientation

Prior to registering for Volunteer Orientation participants must complete a waiver of liability. 

Take the first step to becoming a volunteer with Gwinnett Animal Welfare & Enforcement! The Volunteer Orientation will cover all aspects of volunteering in the shelter including volunteer positions, policies, next steps, and more. After the Orientation, you’ll be asked to sign-up for a hands-on training, then you’ll be ready to volunteer! The orientation will be hosted in-person at our shelter and will not include animal handling.

A few ways volunteers can help at the shelter include walking dogs, giving cats individual attention, washing laundry, cleaning kennels, and helping at special and outreach events.  

****The minimum age to volunteer is 12 years old. If you are interested in volunteering and between the ages of 12 – 17 years old, a parent or guardian must also register for the orientation and volunteer with you at all times. 

For any questions or concerns, please contact [email protected].”


When: Saturday, August 3 (10am-11am)
Where: Bill Atkinson Animal Welfare Center – Education Room, 884 Winder Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30045

****AGEThe minimum age to volunteer is 12 years old. 



Apply/Register Here


Saturday, August 3: Let’s Learn to be Safe Around Dogs 

“Join us for an educational program to learn how to stay safe around dogs. Attendees will also interact with a certified therapy dog to practice safety.

Ms. Gail LaBerge of the Atlanta Obedience Club and the American Kennel Club will present a short video on safety tips around dogs. Attendees will also interact with a trained therapy dog to practice the dos and don’ts and also take home a copy of the video and an activity.”

All Ages Welcome

When: Saturday, August 3, 2024 (11am-12pm)
Where: Lilburn Library Branch, 4817 Church St, Lilburn, GA
Event Link


🐾 🐾 Also Check These Pet Adopt/Foster Options:


Mutty Paws Rescue – 501c3 Non-profit organization , dedicated to saving doggies off of death row.


MACS Friends Animal Rescue Inc – NEGA foster based animal rescue that works with our community and surrounding areas to save animals!

Pup & Cat Co. – Pup & Cat Co. is a non-profit, No-Kill Humane Society/Foster Home organization


Ongoing Adoptions at the Gwinnett Animal Shelter
“We’re currently at critical capacity and want to let you know that NOW is the time to adopt and foster!

Come in and find your new furry friend today! All adoptions fees are currently waived and still include spay/neuter, microchip, up to date vaccines, and heartworm treatment if needed.”

Where: Gwinnett Animal Shelter, 884 Winder Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA
Check out who’s waiting for you CLICK HERE

🐾Take your pup to one of Gwinnett’s 11 dog parks

They have separate fenced areas for large and small dogs, shaded areas, agility equipment, benches, and water fountains! Please remember to pick up after your pets. See List Here

Visit the New Dog Park Now Open at the Peachtree Corners Town Green

Situated behind the CineBistro building near the Town Green, the Peachtree Corners Off-Leash Dog Park is approximately 9,000 square feet and is divided into sections for smaller and larger dogs. This wonderful pet feature boasts both natural and artificial turf areas. The park features a plaza with a shade sail, water fountains, pet waste containers, shaded benches, and enhanced landscaping.
Address: 5140 Town Center Blvd, Peachtree Corners, Ga.

peachtree corners new dog park


1) Volunteers Needed: Planned PEThood of GA (Duluth) –
Ages: Some volunteer opportunities allow kids and teens to help out.
Location: 2860 Buford Hwy, Duluth, GA, United States, Georgia
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2) Volunteer with Gwinnett Animal Welfare & Enforcement
Ages: Currently you must 18 years old to volunteer. Ages 12-17 may volunteer with parent volunteer.
Location: Gwinnett Animal Welfare & Enforcement, 884 Winder Hwy. see more

3) Volunteers Needed with Canine Pet Rescue
Canine Pet Rescue needs kennel volunteers who can come out and care for our kennel dogs. WEEKDAY MORNINGS AND AFTERNOONS NEEDED ASAP!
Ages: Ages 18 and up are welcome to volunteer solo. Ages 13 – 17 are welcome with parent/legal guardian supervision/help.
: Dacula Ga


✨ Are you a local business? Well then we need your help and it will cost you $0! Please consider allowing Mutty Paws Rescue Georgia to drop off a monetary donation box to place by your registers or wherever you deem appropriate. This will cost you and your business $0 and is such a great way to help and support Mutty Paws Rescue Georgia towards our mission of saving the voiceless dogs in need ✨ Donations are extremely low and we are trying to get creative to raise needed funds to continue. We are trying so hard to keep going and would be so grateful for your help. If you are inclined to help, please comment on this post or message us ✨

Mutty Paws Rescue Georgia

[email protected]



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