March 2, 2024

Pet Events in Gwinnett County, Georgia

pet events


Saturday, March 2 (12-3): Pet Adoptions with Planned Pethood

Join us for an adoption event at PetSmart Lawrenceville.

Email [email protected] with any questions

When: Saturday, February 17 (12pm-3pm)

WherePetSmart Lawrenceville (875 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30043)

Event Link

Saturday, March 2, 2024 (1pm-4pm): Meet and Match with Bossy Paws

🐾 **Pet Meet & Greet Extravaganza! 🐶🐱**
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:
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, February 24, 2024 (1pm-4pm)
Where: Pet Supermarket, 1000 Peachtree industrial Blvd, Ste 12 , Suwanee, GA
Event Link

Sunday March 3:  Low-cost Pet Vaccine Clinic

“We are hosting a low-cost pet vaccine clinic on Sunday, February 4 from 2-4 PM at the Tabernacle International Church in Lawrenceville. We also offer microchipping for dogs and cats. All dogs and cats at least six weeks of age are welcome; Gwinnett residency is not required. Payment must be made in cash. PLEASE NOTE — if your pet cannot maintain decorum in line around other people and pets and be easily handled by our veterinary staff, we will unfortunately be unable to serve you.

This is an indoor event so don’t let the threat of rain prevent you from coming.”

All proceeds benefit Society of Humane Friends rescues as well as their partnership with the Gwinnett Jaildogs Program. Please help us spread the word.

When: Sunday, February 4, 2024 (2-4pm)
Location: Tabernacle International Church, 270 Simonton Rd SW, Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Facebook Link

Saturday, May 4 (10am-11am): 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].”

Saturday, March 2 (10am-11am)
Saturday, May 4  (10am-11am)
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

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


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

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