Southern Barker hosted a Paint Pawty and Treat Making Class at their store located in Hamburg next to Bonefish Grill. Join their V.I.B (Very Important Barker) Club on Facebook.


Sunday, July 1

Join Paws 4 the Cause every Sunday in July at Jackpot Bingo in Eastland shopping center for some fast action Bingo and Raffles. Proceeds benefit the homeless and injured animals of Kentucky.


Saturday, July 7

On July 7, Paws 4 the Cause hosts the 2nd annual Mutts 4 The Military Poker Run. Participate in a winding tour of the countryside of Kentucky. The ride begins at noon at the American Legion next to Sam’s Club.

Southern Barker, in Hamburg next to Bonefish Grill, is hosting a pop up show with Running With Color Art on July 7 from noon to 5 pm. She does custom pet treat jars, mugs, art prints and so much more.


Saturday, July 14

The 5th annual Charity Dog Show, sponsored by Pet Wants of Lexington, is July 14 from 9 am to noon at the Kentucky Horse Park. The Dog Show is a just-for-fun event open to all types of dogs, and different “classes” can compete for bragging rights. Classes include puppies, trick dogs, senior dogs, junior handlers (under 18), and more.

The Triple Crown Cat Fanciers cat show is at Kentucky Indoor Sports on July 14-15.

Central Kentucky Veterinary hosts Mutts about Movies on July 14. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and your dog out to Paris Landing for a drive-in movie on the waterfront grounds. Please bring a chew toy, dog food, or dog bed to be donated to the Paris Animal Welfare Society (PAWS).

Woodford Humane Society hosts the second annual Summer Gala on July 14 at 6 pm. Enjoy an evening at the Keeneland Entertainment Center full of dining and drinks, live and silent auctions, and live music.


Thursday, July 19

July 19 is Bark in the Park. Bring out that four-legged furry dog friend of yours to watch Legends baseball vs the West Virginia Power.


Saturday, July 21

Southern Barker, in Hamburg next to Bonefish Grill, is having a Popsicle Palooza at their store on July 21. Visit the Southern Barker Facebook page for details to come.


Monday, July 23

The Lexington Humane Society presents the Mutt Putt on July 23. Putt for the pups in an 18-hole golf scramble at Griffin Gate Marriott.


Saturday, July 28

National Mutt Day is July 31 and Southern Barker is holding an all day appreciation event on Saturday, July 28. More details to follow, please visit their Facebook page for updates.


Tuesday, July31

National Mutt Day is July 31. National Mutt Day encourages us to embrace, save, and celebrate mixed breed dogs. Use #NationalMuttDay on social media and encourage others to join in.


This article also appears on page 5 of the July 2018 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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