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Pet Appreciation Weekend 2017

pet appreciation weekend provincetown

Dates: Fri, 9/22/17 – Sun, 9/24/17

Where: All over Provincetown!

This weekend is perfect for every pet owner and their beloved pets and will include the annual Dog Show and Canine Games as well as a pet parade, costume contests, blessing for animals and more.

All proceeds benefit the Carrie A. Seaman Animal Shelter. (CASAS)

See 2016 Pet Appreciation Photo Album!

Dexter at Ptown Pet Resort

2017 Schedule

Saturday, 9/23

Pet Parade & Blessing of the Animals


  • 2 pm: Registration Pet Parade; St Mary of the Harbor, 517 Commercial Street
  • 2:30 pm: Blessing of the Animals; St Mary of the Harbor
  • 3:00 pm: Pet Parade, down Commercial Street to the Boatslip


Pet T-Dance

Dancing and Pets Costume Contest. Cash prizes!

Time: 4 – 7 pm

Where: Boatslip, 161 Commercial Street

Cost: $5 cover

Sunday, 9/24

Canine Games at Truro Treasures

Time: 11 am

Where: Truro Elementary School, Rt 6A (across from Savory), Directions


  • Guess the Breed
  • Dog Tricks
  • Waggiest Tail
  • Best Barker
  • Fastest Recall
  • Best Dressed Dog (Costume)
  • Hot Dog Toss
  • Smallest Dog
  • Best Kisser
  • Dog Owner Look-a-Like
  • Best Healer
  • Biggest Dog
  • Best Doggie Dancer
  • Parade of Pets for Best in Show

Website | Facebook | Contact

Pet Parade: Pug Buggy
Pet Parade: Pug Buggy

Past Events

We’ve kept the 2017 schedule posted so you can get a sense of the weekend events, and plan accordingly for next year!

Friday, 9/22

Yoga with Cats

A fun feline fitness class with instructor Christine Frisco. Mats provided. All levels welcome. Donation suggested. 

Time: 9 am

Where: CASAS, 5 Sandy Hill Lane | Directions


Reading, For the Love of Dogs

Reading by author Leslie Lawrence and Poet Robin Becker.

Time: 3 pm

Where: Provincetown Public Library, 356 Commercial St | Directions


PAW Warm-Up Dinner: Fabulous Fish Fry

Join CASAS at Bayside Betsy’s for their “all you can eat” fish fry. Hosted by Irv Morgan.

Time: 5 pm, Cash bar opens; 6 – 8 pm, Dinner.

Where: Bayside Betsy’s, 177 Commercial St | Directions

Cost: $20

pet appreciation weekend
Pet Tea Dance: Chihuahua and Owner

pet appreciation weekend provincetown

September 22 2017


Start: September 22
End: September 24
Cost: Various
Event Categories:
Website: Visit Event Website


Various Venues

254 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States


Carrie A. Seaman Animal Shelter
Phone: (508)487-4243
Website: Visit Organizer Website