The Central Brevard Humane Society’s 13th Annual Paws at the Pier event will be held on Saturday, September 20th, at Westgate Resorts Cocoa Beach Pier, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon with the 2nd Annual Paws in the Sand Dog Walk held before, from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. All animals must have county tags, proof of current shots and be on a leash for entry.
Tickets for this year’s Paws at the Pier are:
• Adults $10.00 (in advance) or $15.00 at the door
• Children $5.00 (in advance) or $8.00 at the door
Children 6 years old and younger are FREE. Advance tickets include parking, if available.
Advanced tickets can be purchased at the Central Brevard Humane Society in Cocoa, the Merritt Island Adoption Center, any of the Molly Mutt Thrift Shops (Melbourne, Merritt Island, Palm Bay & Rockledge) and the Westgate Resorts Cocoa Beach Pier.
Registration for the 2nd Annual Paws in the Sand Dog Walk will begin at 7:30 a.m. with the walk following, from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. along the beach. The cost to participate will be $10.00 per dog and $5.00 for every other dog in the family.
Paws at the Pier is everyone’s favorite interactive pet friendly fundraiser that includes the whole family and the “fur” kids. The event will be emceed by Mindy Levy of “Mike & Mindy in the Morning” on Lite Rock 99.3 FM. Some of this year’s activities will include pet contests, a pet psychic, live music by “Nowhere to Rum”, food, a silent auction and vendor village.
During the event, the Humane Society will be unveiling their 23rd Annual “Best Pets of Brevard” Calendar. It highlights local pets as well as helps to support the homeless animals in our area. Copies of the calendar will be available for purchase at the event for $10.00 each.
Paws at the Pier is one of the Central Brevard Humane Society’s signature events that helps raise awareness and financial support for “unwanted and abandoned” pets that visit their Adoption Centers in Cocoa & Merritt Island each year, who need a safe and loving “forever” home.
Major sponsors of this event include Lite Rock 99.3 FM, Westgate Resorts Cocoa Beach Pier, Animal Specialty & Emergency Hospital and Florida Today.
For more information, contact the Central Brevard Humane Society at (321) 636-3343.