Paws & Whiskers Fundraiser

The Ocean Pines Farmers Market will host its annual “Paws and Whiskers” fundraiser to benefit Town Cats of Ocean City on Saturday, June 18 from 8 am – 1 pm in White Horse Park.

The event, which will be held in conjunction with the weekly market, will offer a variety of activities for pets and their owners including demonstrations, clinics, pet services and giveaways. It will also feature vendors offering pet products.

Demonstrations will include agility and dog dancing by the Salisbury Kennel Club at 11 am and the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit at 1 pm.  Additionally, Pet Tech instructor Kerrie Jones of Wags to Riches Too mobile pet grooming will present free clinics on canine CPR at 9:30 am and canine choking prevention at 11:30 am.

Wags to Riches Too will also be on site with a pet nail trimming station and Beach Paws Pet Photography will have a pet photography booth. Proceeds will benefit Town Cats.

The first 100 pets and owners to arrive at the market will receive goody bags with items from Pet Threads and the Ocean City Animal Hospital. Town Cats will hold a quilt auction and raffle.

Other featured vendors and organizations include Best Friends Collars, Paws and Claws, Aunt Meggie’s Pet Sitting, Those Clever Canines and the Worcester County Humane Society.

The Ocean Pines Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 8 am – 1 pm year-round in White Horse Park, located at 239 Ocean Parkway in Ocean Pines. It offers seasonal fresh produce, meat, eggs, seafood, wine, baked goods, kettle corn, gourmet food products, handcrafted items and more.

For more information about the Ocean Pines Farmers Market, including a complete list of vendors and upcoming events, visit OceanPines.org or visit the Ocean Pines Farmers Market on Facebook.  For information about participating as a vendor, contact Market Manager David Bean at 410-251-6383.

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