April Roundup: Pet Friendly Places to go in Frederick County, MD.

Samoyed, cared for by Frederick County MD Veterinarians at Jefferson Veterinary Hospital.

A few weeks ago, the staff at Jefferson Veterinary Hospital pulled together and provided a list of their favorite places that are pet friendly in Frederick County MD.  This list will be the master list, and continually updated.  

Pet friendly Events in Frederick MD

Sunday, April 10, 2016, 7:30 am - 1 pm,

Monocacy Village Park,409 Delaware Road, Frederick, MD  21701  

2016 Fast & Furriest Fit and Fun - hosted by Operation Paws for Homes, a non profit dedicated to rescuing and rehoming all breeds, this event is to be held at Monocacy Village Park.  All are welcome, from families to pets.  There are 5k and 10k races, as well as fit and fun activities including basketball, stretching/yoga, ultimate Frisbee, Bang! Power Dance and kickball and more.   Not feeling like running?  Bring your gently used shoes and participate in a shoe drive Registration is required this race is dedicated to Anthony Capobianci who lost his life to muscular dystrophy at 34 years old.  


Events Further Afield 

April 8th, 2016, 5:30 pm - 9 pm.  

Pints for Paws - The Meadow at Park Place, 5 Park Place, Annapolis MD.  This is a fundraiser benefitting Anne Arundel SPCA.   

April 16, 2016

Pooch Palooza is a fun festival, dediated to dogs, located at Frontier Town Theme Park over in Ocean City, MD.  Some proceeds of this event will help support the Worcester County Sheriff's Department K-9 Unit And Worcester County Animal Control.

April 24, 2016,  10 am - 1 pm

Maryland SPCA's 21st Annual March for the Animals.  Take part in a 1.5 mile walk around Baltimore's beautiful Druid Hill Park.  Registration is required for this event.  


Houck Lake - Part of Cunningham Falls State Park, located in Thurmont MD.  Houck lake is dog friendly from Labour Day until Memorial Day.  Take your pooch for a swim in the lake, or a walk on the sandy shores.   The trails in this area are always pet friendly.  

Greenbriar Lake - pets are allowed on the sandy beach and other day use areas of the park from October 1 - April 30th. 

Pet Groups

During our searches for pet friendly events and activities in Frederick County, MD we have come across a number of groups dedicated to certain breeds or size of dogs and decided to list them below.  If you are part of a group with a local chapter, please let us know and we will list you in our next update!