What: Bring your furry friend or find one to bring home and enjoy a host of fun events. Included will be a costume contest, photo booth, obedience competition, personalized dog tags and adoptable pets.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 29 Where: The Barn at Mixson, Marblehead Lane

Price: Free More Info: 259-8705 or www.mixson.com

What: Surviving Puppyhood is an open-enrollment puppy training course. Join any time and attend six consecutive classes, plus a regularly scheduled orientation. Bring your puppy and treats to the first class.

When: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays beginning April 30

Where: Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road

Price: $120 for seven weeks More Info: 747-4849 or www.charlestonanimalsociety.org

What: Just the Basics is an introductory class for dogs 6 months or older. Bring a copy of vaccination records. First class is orientation and humans only; leave your pup at home.

When: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays beginning April 30 (six-week course)

Where: Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road

Price: $120; $102 for CAS adopters

More Info: 747-4849 or www.charlestonanimalsociety.org

What: Classes begin with a 15-minute warm-up walk followed by about 35-40 minutes of doga. Students should bring a mat or towel, water and dog leash (no retractable leashes). Limit one dog per human. Bring a copy of vaccination records.

When: 6:30-7:30 p.m. May 2, 9 and 16, or 6-7 p.m. May 6, 13 and 20

Where: Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road

Price: $60; $51 for CAS adopters

More Info: 747-4849 or www.charlestonanimalsociety.org

What: Dogs must be on a leash and cats must be in a box or carrier. The licensed veterinarian will provide a certificate of vaccination to the owner of the pet. A tag also will be furnished.

When: 9 a.m.-noon May 5 Where: Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road

Price: Prices may vary by clinic, not to exceed $10

More Info: 202-7020 or www.scdhec.gov/rabies

What: The Charleston Animal Society will have adoptable pets on-site.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. first and third Saturday of every month.

Where: PetSmart, 676 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant

More Info: 329-1579

What: Pet Helpers Adoption Center will have animals for adoption.

When: Noon-4 p.m. and May 5 Where: Yuppy Puppy, 732 S. Shelmore Blvd., Mount Pleasant

More Info: 795-1110 or www.pethelpers.org

What: Participants can enjoy an afternoon of live music, food, cocktails and silent auction items while watching the Kentucky Derby on the big screen. Proceeds support LEARN’s horse rescue and rehabilitation work.

When: 3-7 p.m. May 5 Where: J Bar Farms, 5810 Church Flatts Road

Price: $65 per person/$95 per couple

More Info: 991-4879

What: This workshop will discuss methods to help dogs who are fearful of other dogs, people, objects and specific situations. Class is for humans only.

When: 6:30-8 p.m. May 10 Where: Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road

Price: $20 per family More Info: 747-4849 or www.charlestonanimalsociety.org

What: The Leslie McCravy Memorial 5K Run/Walk will benefit Pet Helpers.

When: 8 a.m. May 12 Where: Edwin S. Taylor Fishing Pier, 101 E. Arctic Ave., Folly Beach

Price: $25 adults/$10 children 12 and under; after May 1, $30/$15

More Info: 795-1110 or www. lesliemccravyrun.com

What: Start your puppy off on the right paw by socializing him with other dogs. Puppy Club members are invited to join a monthly play date to learn proper socialization techniques.

When: 10-11 a.m. second Saturday of each month

Where: Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road

Price: Free with a donation to shelter

More Info: 747-4849 or www.charlestonanimalsociety.org

What: Vaccine and microchip clinic for cats and dogs. Offered through Pet Helpers.

When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 12 Where: Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach Services, 1684 Brownswood Road, Johns Island

Price: Rabies and distemper vaccines free; microchip $15

More Info: 795-1110 or www.pethelpers.org

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