Valentine’s Day is Also for Pet Lovers

dog on the lawnWhy should our pets miss out on all the Valentine’s Day fun? Even though they can’t have any chocolate hearts, there are still some fun Valentine’s Day events for pet lovers.

My Furry Valentine

Find your own “furry valentine” at this pet adoptions event in Uptown Dallas. Presented by Downtown Dallas Inc., The Petropolitan, and DogFit Dallas, My Furry Valentine will feature dog adoptions from Duck Team 6, Dallas Pets Alive, DFW Pug Rescue Club Inc., and Chihuahua Rescue & Transport.

There will also be a pet costume contest with prizes and pet photos by Longhorn Photo Booth.

Be sure to stop by from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for all the fun!

My Furry Valentine
Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Main Street Garden
1902 Main St., Dallas, TX

For more info, email

Who Do You Love? 2014
Valentine Pet Food Drive

Host a pet food drive for this annual event on Friday, Feb. 21, or drop off donations at one of 50-plus sites. For a list, visit

Oscar’s Pub (6323 Camp Bowie Blvd., #125 – Fort Worth, 817-732-3833) is offering one free beer for every bag of pet food donated.

Upcoming Pet Events

Krewe of Barkus Mardi Gras Dog Parade and Festival

Dress your dog as your favorite animated character and head to historic downtown McKinney on March 2 (from 12:30-4 p.m.) at Mitchell Park (111 N. Tennessee St., McKinney, TX).