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Special Events



Slice of Life Pie Sale
Magruder's Customer Appreciation Weekend
Adoption Event at Sugar House Day Spa and Salon
Bluehound Yappy Hour
Paint and Wine Benefit Night 
Dog Dip
Benefit Yoga Class
Holiday Photos with your Pet 


Designs for Felines: Giving Community Cats Shelter
Fashion for Paws 11th Annual Runway Show

Slice of Life Pie Sale 

With the holidays quickly approaching, the Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League (WHS-WARL) would like to share with you a great opportunity to help two charities at the same time! Friendship Animal Hospital will be matching every dollar we raise in medical services for our animals! WHS-WARL relies on Friendship Hospital to provide critical 24-hour care for many of our animals. So, when you buy a pie, you are helping both Food & Friends and the Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League!

Click here to order your pies today!! 

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Magruder's Customer Appreciation Weekend 

October 21 & 22, 2016
Magruder's DC
5626 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20015

Magruders is thanking their customers this weekend by supporting theWashington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League! Enjoy tastings of Republic National Distributing Co and $2 from every sale of the product will be donated to WHS-WARL. 

Adoption Event at Sugar House Day Spa and Salon  

Saturday, October 22, 2016
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sugar House Day Spa and Salon
111 N Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Join us at Sugar House Day Spa and Salon on October 22nd 11am - 2pm for a Pet Adoption event! The Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League will be bringing some of their adoptable animals, the animals need a new family - maybe it is you! If you can not adopt, Sugar House Day Spa and Salon will also be accepting donations. Come out and show your support for our furry little friends. 


Bluehound Yappy Hour 

Thursday, October 27, 2016
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM 
The Liberty Tree
1016 H Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

Don't miss this pet-friendly happy hour for charity! 

Bring your four-legged friend onto The Liberty Tree patio for some treats and happy hour specials. Don’t have a pet? Stop by anyway and enjoy the craft beer and specialty cocktails for a good cause. 20% of sales from the night will benefit WHS-WARL! 



Paint and Wine Benefit Night  

Friday, October 28, 2016
7:30 PM
Wine & Design Alexandria Studio
1506 Belle View Boulevard
Suite D
Alexandria, VA 22307

Paint it forward with Wine & Design and raise money for the Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League. This event is open to the public and for all ages! For every ticket sold, Wine and Design will donate 25% to WHS-WARL. Online payment is required to book your seat. If you are paying with a gift certificate, please email or call (571) 882-9463 to reserve your seat. 

Please click here to purchase your ticket!  
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Dog Dip 

Saturday, November 5, 2016
Washington Hilton
1919 Conneticut Ave NW 
Washington, DC 20009 

Join us for the annual dog dip at the Washington Hilton! Treats will be provided. 100% of the proceeds benefit the Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League. 

Large Outdoor Pool Heated to 75-80 Degrees, Saline Treated
Small wading pool 
Dogs Only in Pool (Owners stay on Pool Deck and are responsible for their dog). Enter at Corner of 19th Street & Florida Avenue, NW. 


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Benefit Yoga Class 

Sunday, November 6, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Down Dog Yoga Clarendon
1016 N. Garfield Street
Arlington, VA

Join the Clarendon Animal Care team at Down Dog Yoga for a class benefiting the Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League. $10 donation to participate. 


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Holiday Photos with your Pet 

Join us for the annual Holiday Photos with your Pet! Your $20 donation includes a printed photo as well as digital copies. Stop by one of the locations below:


  • December 4th at Big Bad Woof Takoma Park from 11am-3pm
  • December 10th at the Washington Hilton from 12pm-5pm 
  • December 11th at Pro Feed DC from 11am-3pm
  • December 17th at Big Bad Woof Hyattsville from 11am-3pm
  • December 18th at the Embassy Row Hotel from 11am-3pm 
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Designs for Felines:
Giving Community Cats Shelter

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The National Press Club
529 14th St NW, 13th Floor 
Washington, DC

Designs for Felines is a one-night fundraising event that brings awareness to the WHS-WARL Cat Neighborhood Partnership Program (CatNiPP). Participating architectural design firms and design teams design, build and donate creative outdoor shelters to provide community cats with refuge from the harsh elements.

Buy Your Tickets Today
-General Admission: $40

Includes lite bites and drinks

-VIP Tickets: $70
Includes entrance to the VIP lounge, lite bites & drinks, & gift bag 

Want to participate?
REGISTER TODAY for this wonderful opportunity to build your portfolio and give back to your community. Participating teams will design and build outdoor shelters that will be showcased at the event and then disseminated throughout DC to WHS-WARL volunteers who provide care to local cat colonies.

Want to be a D4F Sponsor?
There are many ways to partner with Designs for Felines! Click here to view all sponsorship opportunities.

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Fashion for Paws
11th Annual Runway Show

Saturday, April 8, 2017
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H St NW
Washington, DC

Interested is becoming a fundraising model for the 2017 event? Anyone can participate! Email for more details.

Sponsorship opportunities are available! Visit the Fashion for Paws website for more information or email

Tickets on sale January 16, 2017! 

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