What to Expect at Sunday’s Pick-a-Pooch Event

By on September 11, 2015

This Sunday, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., Pets in Omaha will present its second edition of it Pick-a-Pooch Adoption Day at Ralston Arena (73rd and Q Streets). Here’s a taste of what you can expect to see at the event:


Raffle Prizes

Thousands of dollars worth of prizes will be available to win and include Applewood HyVee Gift cards, Ralston Keno Gift cards, NOAH’S bARK a gift certificate, Holiday Express Gift certificate, Plaza Buick GMC Gift certificates, The Dugout Gift certificates, The Paw Spa Gift certificates, World Ventures Travel vouchers, Funny Bone Tickets, Gigi’s Cupcakes Gift certificates, Orange Leaf Gift Cards, All About Dogs Gift certificates, Ralston Arena Tickets and more.


2015 Sponsors

Our event wouldn’t be as large and great as it is without our sponsors. Thanks to:

The Green Spot Omaha

Come Sit Stay

The Paw Spa Pet Resort

Invisible Fence of the Heartland

Three Dog Bakery

Canine Cabana

Pets Earth


2015 Vendors

Pet professionals, humane educators, authors and more will be available to meet (and maybe get some free stuff from!). Present at this event will be:

Bailing Out Benji

The Green Spot

The Paw Spa Pet Resort

Invisible Fence of the Heartland

Three Dog Bakery

Come Sit Stay

Pets Earth

Canine Cabana

Shelly Wilson / Author Mokie and Kade

Gary Kudym, State Farm Insurance

Bark Avenue

Omaha Dog Park Advocates

Urgent Pet Care

Bark in the Park


Park Your Pawz-Daycare-Boarding-Grooming

Off Leash K9 Training

Nebraska Lottery

The Jansen Team- NP Dodge

Whisper In My Ear

Long Dog Fat Cat

Donna Kalista Images

Happy Faces – Face Painting by Patti

Dog Guard Out of Sight Fencing

Peace of Mind In-Home Pet Care Services


2015 Rescue groups / Shelters attending

And finally, what would an Adoption Day be without adoptable shelter and rescue animals? These groups will be in attendance Sunday:

The Nebraska Humane Society

Big Red Rescue

MidAmerica Boston Terrier Rescue

Little White Dog Rescue

Pug Partners of Nebraska

Town & Country Humane Society

Heartland Greyhound Adoption

Taysia Blue Siberian Husky Rescue

Hearts United for Animals

Midlands Humane Society

Midwest Dog Rescue Network

RUFF Rescue

Basset & Beagle Rescue of the Heartland

Muddy Paws Second Chance Rescue


Admission is $7 for adults and free for anyone 16 and under. Bring your well-behaved dog on a non-retractable leash if you wish! Also, be among the first paid entrants and receive a free gift bag from The Green Spot Omaha. We’ll see you Sunday!

About Eric Forrest

Eric is a pet lover, bookworm and dad. He's had 5 family dogs, 4 cats, a cottontail rabbit he nursed back to health, and two ducks. Cats are his preference, but Eric loves all little critters.

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