Community Events

Below is a list of upcoming events to see us around town! At these events, visitors can learn about our mission, volunteer and foster opportunities, adoption process, as well as meet some of our animals available for adoption!

February 25, 2018

SHH Snowshoe Stroll

When: February 25, 2018 11-3pm
Address: Richardson Nature Center

Check out the event on Facebook!

Save the date! Secondhand Hounds is hitting the trails for an afternoon of snowshoeing, hot cocoa, snacks and all the outdoor experiences you can handle 🙂 More details to come!

PLEASE NOTE: NO dogs are allowed on any Three Rivers Park District unpaved trails. Sorry, but the furry friends have to stay home!

March 10, 2018

Vintage Paws!

When: March 10, 2018 12:30 - 3:30pm
Address: The Vintage Loft

Check out the event on Facebook!

The dogs are coming to The Vintage Loft on Saturday, March 10th! Join SHH on-site from 12:30-3:30pm for a dog adoption event & fundraiser.

For each $30+ customers spend, the store will donate 2 dollars back to rescue. Shop for animals in need!

March 12, 2018

Rescue Bingo

When: March 12, 2018 7-9pm
Address: Hygga Lowertown

Secondhand Hounds is teaming up with Hygga Lowertown for Rescue Bingo! Join the fun from 7-9pm with raffles, food & drink, and BINGO! All proceeds benefitting SHH.

March 25, 2018

DLR Pop Up featuring Secondhand Hounds

When: March 25, 2018 2-5pm
Address: Graduate Minneapolis - 615 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414

Check out the event on Facebook!

What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than with four-legged friends. Join us March 25 for a spring pop-up pup boutique from Dog Love Repeat and mingle with pups from Secondhand Hounds that are looking for forever families.

Feel free to bring your own furry friend to socialize – we are a pet-friendly hotel.

April 8, 2018

Puppy Love Gaming Fundraiser!

When: April 8, 2018 2-5pm
Address: Nomad World Pub

Check out the event on Facebook!

Bring your dog for an afternoon of drinks & games! This is a unique event for all to lounge and enjoy some love from Secondhand Hounds dogs, while you play video games!!

$5 entry/donation tickets on-location will go towards the fundraiser for Secondhand Hounds. All other donations given onsite will go directly to SHH.

This is an opportunity for fellow gamers to show we are not only about playing video games, but we care about the community around us and are always looking to help out.

People are more than welcome to bring board games as well!

501 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis MN 55454

Family game night:
Karaoke (Singster PS4)
Just Dance 2018
Playstation Virtual Reality
Charity Texas Holdem Poker Tournament
Knowledge is Power
Raiden V

April 15, 2018

SHH at Dog Olympics 2018!

When: April 15, 2018 11-4pm
Address: AgStar Arena, Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Ave N, St Paul, MN 55108

Check out the event on Facebook!

The Dog Olympics is a day full of many fun competitions and entertaining demonstrations for you, your friends, and your dog to participate in if you would like!

Friendly dogs who are up to date on their rabies vaccine are welcome to participate in competitions or watch them, but feel free to come without a dog companion!

May 5, 2018

Flipping Cups for Pups 2018

When: May 5, 2018 5-10pm
Address: Summit Brewing Co.

Register today!

Please join us for a fun event! Secondhand Hounds & Grey Face Rescue & Retirement are joinging together at Summit Brewing Company for a Flip Cup Tournament! We are raising money for 2 great animal rescue groups, and proceeds will be split between the 2 groups. Summit will donate 50% of net beer sales too – 25% to SHH and 25% to Grey Face! 

Create a team of 4 people, pick a team name, and sign up to play! Team cost is $40. Register here –>

Register to play day of the event from 5-6 pm with play starting at 6pm! Shirts are also for sale for $20 the day of the event.

Spectators welcome! Come meet some adoptable dogs, buy raffle tickets, and drink some great Summit Brewing Company beer!

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