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The community is invited to dust off their boots and put on their best cowboy hat for a rootin’ tootin’ good time at the Fourth Annual Fur the Love Pet Fest on Sunday, Feb. 25, at The LOOP (Las Olas Oceanside Park).

Coinciding with National Love Your Pet Day, Fur the Love Pet Fest is a celebration of Fort Lauderdale’s furry companions and a day of four-legged fun.

Fur The Love Pet Fest is once again hosted by the dynamic mom and pup duo behind the award-winning Instagram @TourwithTeddy and blog “Living A Fairytail.” Proceeds from the event will benefit upcoming pet-friendly experiences at The LOOP in 2024, including the popular free Dog Days of Summer Movie Series, HOWLoween Pawty and WONDERLAND’s Happy HOWL-iday events.

Activities and entertainment:

  • 12–3 p.m.: Tim Charron Band

  • 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.: Yum Pup Chow-Down Contest

  • 1 p.m.: Line Dancing Lessons

A people and pets marketplace will feature dozens of new and returning vendors, ranging from pet services to a plethora of pet and people clothing, food and accessories. Confirmed vendors to date include: Bonafide Therapy Dogs, Bulltug Company, Catskills Clothing Company, Dasenia Creations, Dog Training Elite, Dog Drop, Dogtopia of Fort Lauderdale, EloPetz, Fetch Pet Care Fort Lauderdale, Happy Dingos, Healthy Smiles Pet Dental, Hola From Lola, Icy Woof Pet Accessories, Jaffee Pops, K9 Resorts Pompano Beach, Kay’s Kollars & Bella Greens Dog Treats, Little Giants & Co., Moon Dog Barkery, Optimally Balanced, Patty’s Pet Foods, Paw Patrol Animal Rescue and Sanctuary, Paws Around the World, Pet Wants Fort Lauderdale, Pup & Away, Ruff House, Salon Bark, Snacks Homemade Treats, The Duty Mitt, The Pretty Nomad, Urbana Pet, Wag Around Town, Woof & Wag, Woofin-Good and Yum Pup.

Fur The Love Pet Fest was voted the “best event” in Fort Lauderdale Magazine’s “The Best of Fort Lauderdale 2023” readers’ poll.

Presented by the Fort Lauderdale Beach BID, Fur The Love Pet Fest is generously sponsored by K954 Dog Training, Pet Junction Magazine, The Rounds, Vetfield Animal Hospital, W Fort Lauderdale and Yum Pup.

For more information or to participate as a sponsor or vendor, please visit


FURever Friends Pet Expo

Saturday, March 02, 2024 , 10:00am-12:00pm

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Tamarac Park

7501 N. University Dr.

Tamarac, FL





Come out for a paw-some time at the Furever Friends Pet Expo on Saturday, March 2, 10 a.m. to noon, at Tamarac Park, 7501 N. University Dr.

This FREE Expo will include Pet CPR demonstrations by the American Red Cross. Broward County will provide vouchers for free rabies vaccines, microchipping and spaying/neutering services while supplies last. Explore various vendors and maybe find your next furry friend through on-site pet adoptions!

All leashed fur babies are welcome, so bring your pets and join us for a tail-wagging good time!

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