One of A Kind Pet Rescue is hosting Akron’s first-ever Pug Fest. This fundraising event is coordinated to raise awareness for pet adoption through One of A Kind Pet Rescue and Ohio Pug Rescue. Pug Fest will take place Oct. 9 from noon to 5 p.m. at One of A Kind Pet Rescue, 1929 W. Market St. in West Akron.
This first of its kind funky festival offers plenty of activities for visitors and their dogs. Some highlights include: pug costume contests, vendors selling puppy related gear, pet nail trims, photo opportunities for pets and their owners, and a raffle. T-shirts also are available to order on the event facebook page, www.facebook.com/PugFest2016.
During the event, local garage, soul and rock and roll band The Dreemers, will perform, while handmade goodies will also be available to buy from Akron’s own Crafty Mart vendors. Thirsty Dog Brewery, Western Fruit Basket and Stray Dog Food will provide eats and great ales for purchase.
One of A Kind Pet Rescue, rockEVERYwear apparel & art, Thirsty Dog Brewery, Crafty Mart, Silveroak Landcare, Chiropractic Wellness Center of Hudson, Springfield Pet Supplies Plus, Alexander Body and Fender, Nightlight Cinema, Don Drumm, Stray Dog Food Cart, Western Fruit Basket, Gina Walker, Anthony Batdorff, and fundraising efforts by Lauren Teeling, are all supporters and sponsors of this event.
To learn more about One of A Kind Pet Rescue, call (330) 865-6200 or visit www.oneofakindpets.com.