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  • February 3, 2019 @ 7:11 AM EST
    PetPeople Avon Adoption Event
    35901 Detroit Road - Avon
    Sunday, February 3rd, 2019
    Noon to 3:00pm
    Please stop by to visit with Love-A-Stray and some of our great dogs available for adoption. More information to follow.

  • January 6, 2019 @ 7:00 AM EST
    PetPeople Avon Adoption Event
    35901 Detroit Road - Avon
    Sunday, January 6th, 2019
    Noon to 3:00pm
    Please stop by to visit with Love-A-Stray, and some of our puppies available for adoption. More information to follow.
  • December 2, 2018 @ 7:00 AM EST
    2018 Pet Photos with Santa Christmas Extravaganza
    Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
    Noon to 5:00pm
    Paws by the Lake
    33757 Lake Road - Avon Lake
    New Reveal to be announced soon...

  • November 4, 2018 @ 7:00 AM EST
    PetPeople Avon Adoption Event
    35901 Detroit Road - Avon
    Sunday, November 4th, 2018
    Noon to 3:00pm
    We are having a donation drive at this event to try and raise much needed funds for some of the critical medical cases that have come in recently.
  • September 29, 2018 @ 9:00 AM EDT
    Bark for Brews
    Railroad Brewing Company
    1010 Center Road, Avon
    Saturday, September 29th, 2018
    Details to be announced.
    3:00pm to 6:00pm
    Food Truck, Raffles, Live Music! Dog Friendly! Portion of proceeds go to Love-A-Stray! Come and have fun with or without your four legged best friend and help us save more dogs! $8 donation at the door gets you a FREE custom pint glass!


  • September 15, 2018 @ 6:00 AM EDT
    Big Trucks
    Avon Lake Safety Center
    32855 Walker Road - Avon Lake
    Saturday, September 15th, 2018
    10:00am to 2:00pm

  • September 12, 2018 @ 1:00 PM EDT
    Wine & Wags
    Cork & Barrel Wine Bar
    35800 Detroit Road - Avon
    Every Wednesday - 5:00 to 9:00pm
    Join us for some wine - fun for dogs allowed on porch. Cork & Barrel willl be donated 10% of the sales to benefit Love-A-Stray! Fun way to help homeless dogs. Hope to see you there!

  • September 8, 2018 @ 9:00 AM EDT
    Big Splash Dog Swim Contest Times

  • September 8, 2018 @ 8:00 AM EDT
    2018 Big Splash Dog Swim
    Saturday, September 8th, 2018
    Avon Lake Munipipal Pool
    Noon to 5:00PM
    REGISTRATION AVAILABLE DAY OF EVENT!
    VIP Registration Now Open Click Here!


  • August 29, 2018 @ 1:00 PM EDT
    Wine & Wags
    Ice Cream Social on the patio for the dogs - Wine for the humans
    Wednesday, August 29th 5:00 to 9:00pm
    Cork & Barrel Wine Bar
    35800 Detroit Road - Avon
    Please join Love-A-Stray on the patio at Cork & Barrel Wine Bar. Event is from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, so stop by anythime! On this night, Love-A-Stray receives 10% of sales so even if you don't bring your dog, come for some...
  • August 26, 2018 @ 10:00 AM EDT
    2019 Pups & Pints Calendar Contest - "Back to School" Theme
    Sunday, August 26th, 2018 - 2:00 to 4:00pm
    Railroad Brewing Company
    1010 Center Road - Avon

  • August 25, 2018 @ 7:00 AM EDT
    Hot Dawgs & Hot Dogs Dog Adoption Event
    Avon Lake Discount Drug Mart
    33382 Walker Road - Avon Lake
    Free Cookout
    Saturday, August 25th, 2018
    11:00am to 2:00pm
    Free Hot Dogs & Chips, Great Raffles, Prizes and Gift Cards! All Donations to benefit Love-A-Stray! Thank You!




  • July 19, 2018 @ 1:00 PM EDT
    SHOP & SAVE Dogs
    Shopping Night at Cara's Boutique & Gifts
    Thursday, July 19th, 2018 between 5 - 8:00pm
    Cara's Boutique & Gifts
    The Promenade at Crocker Park
    30179 Detroit Road, Westlake
    Cara's Boutique will donate a portion of the sales for that night to Love-A-Stray! Thank you for your support!

  • June 24, 2018 @ 10:00 AM EDT
    2019 Pups & Pints Calendar Contest - June - Beach - Summer Theme
    Railroad Brewing Company
    1010 Center Road - Avon
    June 24th, 2018
    2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Join us the last Sunday of every month for a Costume Contest - Doggie Style - sponsored by and held at Railroad Brewing Comapny. The best costume on that day each month receives a $25 gift card & Love-A-Stray goodie bag! The winner will...
  • June 16, 2018 @ 12:00 PM EDT
    2018 Cruise In
    It's back again - mark your calendar!
    Saturday, June 16th, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
    Weiss Baseball Fields
    33401 Webber Rd - Avon Lake
    Details to follow.

  • May 20, 2018 @ 11:00 AM EDT
    2018 Uncorked for Canines Wine Tasting & MORE!
    SOLD OUT! THANK YOU!

  • May 6, 2018 @ 10:00 AM EDT
    RRBC Pups & Pints Calendar Contest
    Sunday, May 6th, 2018, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Railroad Brewing Company
    1010 Center Road - Avon
    Join us every month for a photo contest - sponsored by and held at Railroad Brewing Company. The best costume or best photo on that day receives a $25 gift card from the RRBC and a Love-A-Stray goodie bag! The winner will be featured in the 2019 Railroad Brewing Company...
  • May 1, 2018 @ 5:00 PM EDT
    2018 Pet Photo Contest
    Started March 15th, 2018 - Ends May 1st, 2018
    Enter the favorite photo of your dog(s) to win the coveted spot on our fabulous red or white wine label. Winners do not need to be present at Uncorked for Canines Event.
    Only $5 to enter and $1 to vote!
    Enter and Share-Share-Share to all your friends!
    Ask your friends on social media to vote for just $1!
    Click for Pet...
  • April 29, 2018 @ 6:30 AM EDT
    7th Annual Fur Fun Dog Walk Fundraiser
    Sunday, April 29th, 2018
    Avon Lake High School
    175 Avon Belden Road - Avon Lake
    Walk starts at 10:30am


    Click to Download Registration
    Check in open 10:00am.


  • April 29, 2018 @ 3:30 AM EDT
    7th Annual Fur Fun 5K & Dog Walk Fundraiser
    Sunday, April 29th, 2018
    Avon Lake High School
    175 Avon Belden Road - Avon Lake
    Click for Run Information & Registration


    Click for Dog Walk Registration
  • April 7, 2018 @ 7:00 AM EDT
    6th Annual Rally to the Rescue 2018
    Super Pet Adoption Event
    Saturday, April 7th, 2018 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
    Midway Mall, Elyria
    Animal rescue groups with adoptable pets, pet vendors, a "real" Rainbow Bridge, 50/50 drawing & raffles, face painting, balloon artists, Lorain County Sheriff's Office K9 Teams & Free Child ID's, a Blessing of the Animals & live remote broadcast with WOBL...
  • March 25, 2018 @ 10:00 AM EDT
    Pints for Pups Calendar Contest
    Sunday, March 25th, 2018, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Railroad Brewing Company
    1010 Center Road - Avon
    Join us the last Sunday of every month for a Costume Contest - Doggie Style - sponsored by and held at Railroad Brewing Company. The best costume on that day each month receives a $25 gift card & Love-A-Stray goodie bag! The winner will be featured in the 2019 Railroad...
  • March 24, 2018 @ 8:00 AM EDT
    petvalu Easter Egg Hunt!
    Saturday, March 24th, 2018
    12:00pm to 4:00pm
    Sheffield Crossing
    5275 Detroit Road
    Sheffield, OH 44054

    440-937-8948
    Bring your four-legged kids in for an Easter Egg Hunt, $10 Nail Trims & Meet Adoptable Pups from Love-A-Stray until 3:00pm! Hope to see you there!

  • February 25, 2018 @ 9:00 AM EST
    Pints for Pups Calendar Contest
    Sunday, February 25th, 2018, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Railroad Brewing Company
    1010 Center Road - Avon
    Join us the last Sunday of every month for a Costume Contest - Doggie Style - sponsored by and held at Railroad Brewing Company. The best costume on that day each month receives a $25 gift card & Love-A-Stray goodie bag! The winner will be featured in the 2019 Railroad...
  • February 25, 2018 @ 7:30 AM EST
    NEWSFLASH:
    CELEBRITY MC WILL BE CLEVELAND'S OWN LIL' JOHN RINALDI
    Strikes for Strays
    Sixth Annual Bowling Fundraiser
    Spevock's Nautical Lanes
    184 Miller Road - Avon Lake
    Sunday, February 25th, 2018
    Registration will start January 1, 2018. Discounts available for preregistered, prepaid bowling teams of 6 for $125. Registration will be available at the door for a $25 donation per bowler...