Event Calendar

To help support our organization we co-host and host dozens of events annually. Looking to plan or sponsor an event? Please visit our hosting events page. Below is a current list of events – for more details, please select an event from the list.

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Fat Boys Yappy Hour – 4/26

April showers bring May flowers, or at least that is the phrase. But we like the fact that April brings along beautiful weather, perfect for Yappy Hours! Join Fat Boys Crab Shack for specialty cocktails, delicious food and pet adoptions! $.50 of every Tito’s Handmade Vodka cocktail sold is donated to the SPCA of Anne Arundel County! Come join us for some fun in the sun with your furry friends.

What: Fat Boys Crab Shack Yappy Hour

When: Friday, April 26 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Where: Fat Boys Crab Shack, 1581 Defense Highway, Gambrills, MD

*This event is hosted by Fat Boys Crab Shack.

Earth Day at St. Andrews – 4/28

Celebrate Earth Day with animals at St. Andrews By The Bay! Not only can you meet some of our adoptable animals, you’ll also get to enjoy live music, delicious food and other vendors. Come on out and enjoy Earth Day with adoptable.

What: Earth Day with St. Andrews By The Bay

When: Sunday, April 28, 12:30 – 3:30 pm

Where: St. Andrews By the Bay, 701 College Pkwy, Annapolis, MD

**This event is being hosted by St. Andrews By the Bay.**

Walk for the Animals – 5/5

When: Sunday, May 5th, 2019

Where: Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis, MD

How: Click here to sign up!

    • Click Register & Start Fundraising to sign up!
    • Walk through Quiet Waters Park with your family and friends (2 or 4 legged), at your own pace. (Turn on your Wooftrax app and track your steps!)
    • If you want to gather pledges off-line, click here to download a pledge form and bring it to the Walk or to the SPCA.
    • Join a team and fundraise with your friends. If your team raises $200 or more by 4/15, get customized t-shirts with your team name!
    • Stroll through Vendor Village and meet the wonderful Veterinary Hospitals, Pet clothing providers, Artisans, Home Remodeling, and many other vendors who love animals just as much as you do!
    • Head down the hill to see some incredible vehicles at the exclusive Cars & Critters car show. Donate $20 per car you plan to show. Donate $25 or more on the Cars & Critters page and get a stuffed animal!
    • Enjoy the K9 Demo and Agility Yard.
    • Now that you’ve worked up an appetite, swing by the Food Bowl to enjoy some delicious eats!

    All dogs must be leashed, preferably on a non-retractable leash.

    Any questions? Need help? Email walkfortheanimals@aacspca.org.


Blessing of the Pets – 5/19

Join Christ Our Anchor Presbyterian Church for Blessing of the Pets! Come on out and thank God for the blessing of animals in our lives. Bring your pets from 3:00 to 5:00 and have them blessed, receive a prayer written just for you, and meet other animal lovers!

What: Blessing of the Pets

When: Sunday, May 19 from 3:00 to 5:00

Where: Christ Our Anchor Presbyterian Church, 1281 Green Holly Drive, Annapolis, MD

*This event is hosted by Christ Our Anchor Presbyterian Church.

Pints For Paws – 6/15

It’s time for The Annapolis Homebrew Club’s 5th Annual Pints For Paws Homebrewing and Craft Beer Festival to benefit the SPCA of Anne Arundel County!

Your ticket includes samples from more than 40 homebrews, local craftbreweries and a commemorative pint glass. There will be food trucks, a band, vendors, silent auction and more. Featuring beers from Local Craft Breweries including Crooked Crab, Calvert Brewing Company, Cult Classic, Chesepiooc Real Ale Brewery and Mullys and Exclusive VIP beers from Sapwood Cellars and others.

A limited number of VIP ticket will be available for $55. With a VIP ticket, you will receive early access to the event, VIP port-o-johns and access to the VIP tent with snacks, water and samples to exclusive beers including beer from Sapwood Cellars.

The SPCA of Anne Arundel County mobile unit will also be on hand to showcase adoptable animals. And yes, leashed dogs are welcome!

NEW FOR 2019 – The Children’s Theatre of Annapolis has generously donated their time to run a children’s area at Pints For Paws for our younger attendees.

A limited number of Early Bird General Admission Ticket are available through April 15, 2019 for $30.

After that General Admission tickets – $35
Designated Driver – $10
VIP – $55

Kids are free with a paying adult.

What: Pints for Paws

When: Saturday, June 15 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Where: 550 Taylor Ave, Annapolis, MD

*The Annapolis Homebrew Club donates all proceeds from the event to the SPCA of Anne Arundel County.

Dog Room Closed for Renovations!

Due to scheduled renovations, the SPCA of Anne Arundel County’s Dog Room and Petite Suite will be closed for public viewing from Monday 4/22 to Tuesday 4/30. We plan to reopen these areas on Wednesday 5/1!

During this time, guests will not be allowed in the Main Shelter’s Dog Room & Petite Suite areas. Other areas, including the Main Shelter’s Cat Room, will still operate as usual.

Dogs and small animals will still be available for adoption, but will be kept in different areas that are inaccessible to the public. In order to meet an adoptable dog or small animal, you must have an approved application. Our team will then contact you to schedule a meeting.

If you have any questions, please email adoptions@aacspca.org or call us at 410-268-4388 during normal operating hours.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we create a bigger, better, and brighter shelter for the animals!

Puppy Plunge 8/18

Save the date for our annual Puppy Plunge! For this event, it really goes to the dogs. Two and four-legged friends alike can enjoy a little puppy swimming, fun games, delicious food, a bathing suit parade and more! So mark August 18 in your calendar now and keep an eye out on our website for more details!



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Please be advised we will be closed to the public on May 10th, 2018 - because we're getting a facelift!

The Keller Williams Flagship of Maryland (Millersville, MD) and its associates will be revitalizing the SPCA of Anne Arundel County’s Adoption Site for their annual RED Day Project! Please consider volunteering man hours on the event day or expressing your thanks on their Facebook page!

Should you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Jessica Busch at (443)308-8116 or jessicabusch@kw.com or Greg Fisk at (410)507-7262 or greg@baygreenproperties.com.

Thank you, Keller Williams!

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