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2016 WHS Calendar
Holiday Shopping Event at CityCenterDC
Holiday Shopping Event at Alice + Olivia
Pet Photos with Santa at Bethesda Lane

Holiday Photos with your Pet


Designs for Felines
Fashion for Paws 10th Annual Runway Show

29th Annual Bark Ball

WHS Events are some of the best in the city! 

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2015 list of the Top 100 Events in DC!

Do YOU want to host the next
Washington Humane Society Fundraiser?

WHS is always looking for new and exciting fundraising ideas to help raise money for the homeless animals of DC.

If you would like to support WHS by hosting a fundraising event, please email your proposal to Rthaler@washhumane.org.  

2016 WHS Calendar - ON SALE NOW!

Save the Date to Save the Animals! Keep track of our adoption and fundraising events with a limited edition WHS alumni photo calendar and help us raise funds for DC's animals!

Get them before they're gone! Click here to purchase your calendar.

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Holiday Shopping Event at CityCenterDC 

Wednesday, December 2
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
825 10th Street NW.
Washington, DC 20001

Join us for a night of holiday shopping at the DC CityCenter! Retailers in the center will stay open late to help you check all of your lists twice! A portion of the evenings proceeds will benefit the Washington Humane Society.

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Holiday Shopping Event at Alice + Olivia

Thursday, December 3
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Alice + Olivia
3303 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20007

Alice + Olivia is hosting an exclusive shopping event for WHS supporters! Join us on Thursday, December 3 at their Georgetown location to shop through their new arrivals and find a new outfit for the holidays!

20% of proceeds will benefit the Washington Humane Society.
Please RSVP to georgetownstore@aliceandolivia.com.


Pet Photos with Santa at Bethesda Lane 

Saturday, December 5
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bethesda Lane
Bethesda, MD 20814

Whether your furry friend has been naughty or nice, Pet Photos with Santa is one of our most popular holiday traditions! Bring your pet to come, sit, and say cheese for just $10. All proceeds benefit the Washington Humane Society. 

Make sure to stop by The Pink PalmMama Lucia of Bethesda, and Le Creuset for dog treats after the photos!


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Holiday Photos with your Pet 

WHS is hosting our annual Holiday Photos with your Pet events! Be sure to stop by to visit with Santa and have your holiday photo taken with the whole family, fur babies and all! 

Saturday, December 5: Hotel Monaco DC (12pm-3pm)
Sunday, December 6: The Big Bad Woof Takoma Park (11am-3pm) 
Saturday, December 12: Pro Feed DC (11am-3pm)
Sunday, December 13: The Big Bad Woof Hyattsville (11am-3pm)
Saturday, December 19: Washington Hilton (11am-5pm)
Sunday, December 20: Embassy Row Hotel (11am-3pm)*

*Featuring Puppies and Pancakes Brunch! Stay after the holiday photos and bring your four-legged family member to a delicious brunch in the Station Kitchen. 

$20 donation includes a printed photo in magnet frame and digital copy.

Designs for Felines

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Blind Whino
700 Delaware Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20024

This one-night fundraising event brings awareness to the Washington Humane Society (WHS) Cat Neighborhood Partnership Program (CatNiPP) and provides immediate shelter to DC's community cats. Participating architectural design firms build and donate creative outdoor shelters to provide cats with refuge from the harsh elements.

For more information and to purchase tickets visit www.washhumane.org/DesignsforFelines16
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Fashion for Paws 10th Annual Runway Show

Saturday, April 23, 2016
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
VIP Reception: 7:00 PM

Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H St. NW
Washington, DC 20001

Tickets on sale Monday, February 1, 2016.

For more information visit www.fashionforpaws.org 
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29th Annual Bark Ball

Saturday, June 11, 2016
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20009

Tickets on sale soon!

Check back for more information or visit www.barkball.org 
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