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! Looking to co-host a community event? Fill out our event request form!

December 5, 2019

Dekes & Dogs

When: December 5, 2019 6-8pm
Address: Delta Kappa Epsilon UMN - 1711 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414

Check out the event on Facebook!

Secondhand Hounds is heading to college! We are partnering with the Delta Kappa Epsilon chapter at the University of Minnesota for their philanthropy event from 6-8pm on Thursday, December 5th. Tickets are required and benefit SHH animals!

December 6, 2019

2019 Pup Portraits with Three Peas

When: December 6, 2019 Anytime - Schedule by appointment!
Address: 13815 Ridgedale Dr Ste 2, Minnetonka, Minnesota 55305

Check out the event on Facebook!

Our 2019 Pup Portraits benefiting Secondhand Hounds are officially booking now!

• Available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY now through 12/6 •

50% of all sales benefit the Secondhand Hounds Neonatal Program.
These adorable models here with Quasi The Great all are, or have been, a part of this amazing program!

Three all new themes this year all sure to make your pup shine! Don’t delay as limited spots are available!

• 15 minute session for 1 dog
• one choice of background
• 5 digital files with print release

• 30 minute session for 1-2 dogs
• 2-3 choices of backgrounds
• 10 digital files with print release

Email to schedule yours before time runs out!

December 14, 2019

Chip & Clip Clinic – Dogs and Cats Welcome!

When: December 14, 2019 10AM - 12PM
Address: Secondhand Hounds - 5959 Baker Road Suite 390, Minnetonka MN 55345

Learn more about the event here!

Is your pet in need of a paw-dicure? How about a microchip for safe tracking? We have a solution for you! Sign up to bring in your dog or cat for a microchip and/ or nail trim and all proceeds will benefit the Consignment Cats of Secondhand Hounds program!

Owners MUST bring a copy of rabies vaccination to your appointment as we will take a copy for our records.

Microchips will be $30.
Nail trims for $15. You can get both a chip and clip for $40.

To reserve your spot, email

December 15, 2019

2020 Calendar Fundraiser – Quasi’s Tiny Warriors!

When: December 15, 2019 All Day
Address: Online Fundraiser

Snag your calendar today!

Calling all planners! 2020 calendars are on sale NOW! From January to December your months will be filled with neonatal puppies, kittens and the infamous Quasi The Great!

Ready for school? Check out September!
Awaiting snowy days? Peek at December!
Ready for spooky shenanigans? October is your month!

The best part? All proceeds benefit the Secondhand Hounds Neonatal Program which takes in young animals including puppies and kittens born with health issues or disabilities. With a little TLC and round the clock care, these youngsters can THRIVE thanks to supporters like you!

Order your calendar today –>

December 15, 2019

Home for the Holidays!

When: December 15, 2019 12-2pm
Address: Secondhand Hounds - 5959 Baker Road, Suite 390, Minnetonka, MN 55345

Check out the event on Facebook!

What better gift than a new furry family member just in time for the Holidays? Come meet some adoptable Secondhand Hounds dogs & cats from 12-2pm at our office in Minnetonka!

December 20, 2019

12 Bars of Charity – Join the RED Team!

When: December 20, 2019 8pm-12am
Address: Uptown Minneapolis

Get your tickets!

12 Bars of Charity Minneapolis is BACK! The event is a friendly competition amongst 8 of the areas most popular charities, split up into teams, with the ultimate goal of having the most people signed up under their cause.

12 Bars of Charity is a great opportunity for you to round up your crew, support a local charity, and have one heck of a time out on the town!

What you receive…
– 12BOC Sweatshirt (SHH is RED!)
– $15 donation to the charity of your choice.
– FREE Shuttle Rides to take you to 12+ Bars
– Ridiculous Drink Specials at All 12+ Bars
– Experience the magical feeling that only the worlds most charitable bar crawl can give you!

Get your tickets today! –>

January 4, 2020

Coverage for Cats – TNR Shelter Building Event

When: January 4, 2020 12-3pm
Address: Secondhand Hounds - 5959 Baker Road, Suite 390, Minnetonka, MN 55345

Check out the event on Facebook!

In honor of our beloved staff member, Megan Pavot, we are hosting a TNR shelter building event at our office! Come by from 12-3pm to help assemble houses to keep the kitties warm this winter! Upon completion, the shelters will be donated to our reservation partners.

The kitties thank YOU!

January 18, 2020

Meet the Fosters!

When: January 18, 2020 1-3pm
Address: Secondhand Hounds - 5959 Baker Road, Suite 390, Minnetonka, MN 55345

Check out the event on Facebook!


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