09/21/18 1:49pm

Sunday, Oct. 7, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.: Wines and canines run/walk at Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard, 2114 Sound Ave., Baiting Hollow. Sponsored by Kent Animal Shelter. Auction, raffles, food and wine sales to benefit horse rescue, pet adoption, live music, pet costume and talent contests, giveaways.  Walkers may form a team, collect sponsors. Friendly, leashed dogs welcome. To register for walk:  $30; children 12 and under, free. kentanimalshelter.com.

10/11/16 6:00am
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Help a local pet charity help dogs locally and overseas. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch file photo)

Join the cavalry to help save dogs in the U.S. and overseas at the first-ever “Barktober Bash” this Saturday, Oct. 15, in Riverhead. (more…)

04/08/16 6:00am
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Looking for something to do on the North Fork this weekend? Northforker has you covered.

Here are five events to check out. Or, as always, you can visit northforker.com/events for more ideas.


12/31/15 7:00am
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Make a resolution to get your male dog or cat neutered during Kent Animal Shelter’s “Happy Neuter Year” campaign, which runs all through January.

It only costs $20 for the procedure, which helps prevent unwanted litters and reduces the homeless pet population. Spaying and neutering is one of the most effective ways to control the homeless pet population and is safe for puppies and kittens as young as eight to ten weeks old, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. (more…)