Dog Walk of the Dead (NJ): Halloween-themed fun!

October 21, 2017 Augusta

Join us once again this October at the Sussex County Fair Grounds for New Jersey’s premiere Halloween K9 event, Dog Walk Of The Dead! Come get your creep on with vendors, hourly costume contests, animal adoptions, live music, blood drive, food, classic cars, and more! All to raise money for One Step Closer Animal Rescue!

Date: October 21, 2017
Time: 11am-4pm
Location: Sussex County Fair Grounds, 37 Plains Rd, Augusta, NJ 07822


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MFL 3 Montreal Fight League (Montreal, Canada)

October 21, 2017 Montreal

SATURDAY, Oct 21 from 7pm11pm
MFL 3 Montreal fight league “best fighters around the country”
681 ste-philomene , oka,J0n-1e0
Meet 2018 Pinups for Pitbulls Brand Ambassador, Sabrina M. & Team! We’ll have a light kit of merch available along with Anti-BSL messaging!
MONTRÉAL FIGHT LEAGUE (MFL) is a dominant Martial Arts event bringing together the best FIGHTERS from around the country. In MMA , K1 and Muay thai!

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National Pit Bull Awareness Day Parade & Celebration (CO)

October 21, 2017 Littleton

Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 21, 11-2 for the 7th Annual National Pit Bull Awareness Day Colorado “PARADE OF PIT BULLS” 2017 at Zoey’s Place in historic downtown Littleton, Colorado! 
Admission if FREE, and ALL dogs are welcome, so SPREAD THE WORD! 

Grab your leash and your well behaved dog/s then head to Littleton to strut with your pup in the ever popular ‘Parade of Pit Bulls’! Dog costumes are highly encouraged! There’ll be over 20 local and national pet businesses, humane education, nutrition info, demos, samples, contests, fundraising, in store specials all day long at Zoey’s Place, and the promise of a celebratory good time!

As in all previous celebrations, we’ll also be raffling awesome prizes to raise funds for a Colorado rescue, (TBD), and the CSU Animal Cancer Center, so save your dollars for a great cause! 


11 AM – 12 PM – The fun begins at 11am at Zoey’s Place, and allows for plenty of time to visit the featured businesses, chat with a trainer, pose with your best friend/s in our fun photo booth, splash in the pools (weather permitting), bob for hot dogs, and enter drawings for multiple prizes!

12 PM – 12:30 PM – Parade DEPARTS at 12:00 PM SHARP. We’ll stop at Bega Park for a quick group photo before walking the pumpkin lined sidewalks of Main Street and Alamo Avenue. 

1 PM – 1:30 PM – Contests 

Best Costume-Male
Best Costume – Female
Biggest Bully Grin
Best Trick
Biggest Head

1:30 PM – 2 PM – Drawings for prizes

2 PM – Conclusion


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Pet Wants San Antonio: Meet 2018 Pin-Ups, Cade & Izzy

October 21, 2017 San Antonio

When: 10/21 from 4-8pm
Where: Pet Wants
             5005 Broadway St.
What: Join us on Saturday, October 21st for a retro pawty unlike any other!! We’ll have a couple of the pin-up gals from the San Antonio team and 2018 calendar models in our store ready to sign your Pinups for Pitbulls Calendars. Food, drinks, and entertainment will be provided. Shop from a few of our favorite pawesome vendors, come dressed and ready for our costume contest, and party pin-up style!

All event proceeds go directly toward saving dogs’ lives!! We can’t wait to see all the pin-ups and cool guys!

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Abnormal Formal in St. Pete, FL

October 21, 2017 St. Pete

Join Pinups for Pitbulls at the Abnormal Formal Halloween party, hosted by Artpool in St. Petersburg on Saturday, October 21st! This art/music/fashion show goes from 8pm – 12am.
PFPB will be represented two ways, as we will have our beautiful merch booth as well as being featured in the live runway show!  Anyone who is interested in modeling can fill out the model volunteer form(link below), and put Sarah Dawson Roehm as your “designer”. They do ask if you wish to model that you be available to attend a model meeting. She will have two meetings available, one week day and one weekend to try to accommodate work schedules. We’re gonna rock that catwalk pinup style! All are welcome to model, and you may either style yourself, or Sarah will be available to design your look.
Address for event:
Artpool Gallery
2030 Central Ave
Saint Petersburg, Florida 33712

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Pittiefest Nashville with 2013 Pin-Up Laura C. & Team (TN)

October 22, 2017 Nashville

Sunday, October 22 at 11 AM – 4 PM
Centennial Park
500 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203
Come celebrate all pups at PITTIEFEST 2017: A 10 Year Celebration!A Festival for Responsible Guardians and their pets!
ALL BREEDS WELCOME!Adopt-a-Bulls, an amazing auction, a Pittie Parade around the pond, food trucks, live music by BooM, contests, vendor booths, door prizes, giveaways, Kidz Corner, face painting, Photo Booth, a mobile wellness center providing low cost vaccinations, microchips, and heartworm tests, Training Demo’s, and much much more!Nashville PITTIE will be providing free spay/neuter vouchers for personal, owned pit bull type dogs!Proceeds go to our mission of restoring the positive image of the pit bull by supporting our community advocacy and spay/neuter efforts, as well as our rescue and surrender intervention programs.All well-mannered leashed dogs welcome! Please NO retractable leashes!

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Painting with a Twist (McAllen, TX)

October 26, 2017 McAllen


Click link below to reserve your space.
6400 N 10th St, Ste E, McAllen, TX 78504
In their ongoing commitment to give back to local communities, Painting with a Twist® proudly sponsors a monthly fundraising event – Painting with a Purpose. Proceeds from Painting with a Purpose events are donated to non-profit organizations; in honor of pit bull awareness month, they are partnering with Pinups for Pitbulls to further our mission to raise awareness and rally against breed-specific legislation. Join San Antonio street team leader, Izzy and McAllen street team member, Clarissa for a fun night of painting for a cause. While you’re there, have a few glasses of wine and learn how to get involved with Pinups for Pitbulls; see you there!

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Alamo City Halloween Comic Con (TX)

October 27 to 29, 2017 San Antonio

When: October 27, 28, & 29th
Where: Alamodome
             100 Montana Street
What: Alamo City Comic Con Halloween Edition
ACCC Halloween Edition takes over The Alamodome for a Terrifying good time October 27-29, 2017. Join us for a family friendly event for all ages to celebrate all things Halloween. Ghouls and Goblins come out to play as we host interactive events such as Interview with a Vampire, Thriller Showcase, Miss GOREgeous Halloween Queen Pageant, Monster Movie Madness, Fortune Telling, Houdini Style Magicians and Freak Show, Tattoo Expo, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Special Effects Makeup Courses, Special Celebrity Guests, and so much more!

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S. FL: Painting with a Twist hosted by 2018 Pin-Up Tara M.

October 28, 2017 Coral Springs

Painting with a Twist with 2018 Pin-Up, Tara M.

Coral Springs, FL

Saturday, October 28 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM 

720 Riverside Dr. Coral Springs, FL 33071-7008

Come celebrate National Pit Bull Awareness Day, with Pinups for Pitbulls, Inc.! At this 2 hour event, you will paint your very own “Pittie Pride” portrait under the direction of a trained artist, while enjoying beverages like beer and wine! We will also have a small merchandise table at the event, and 2018 Calendar Models Tara & Sadie Mae will be there!

The cost is just $35 per person, and 50% of the proceeds from the night go to Pinups for Pitbulls, Inc. to help save dogs and end breed-specific legislation!

You MUST register via the link below!

RSVP’ing to the FB event will NOT guarantee your space at the event!

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LANCASTER, PA: Paint for Pitties Tickets

October 29, 2017 Lancaster


 October 29 from 5-8pm at Tellus360

Address is 24 E King St Lancaster PA 17602 

Join us at Tellus360 in Lancaster PA for a fun night of cocktails and painting pups! There will be a few different pup pictures to choose from, including a Halloween-themed sugar skull pittie as well as our favorite ambassa-dogs Carla Lou and Baxter Bean! Tickets are $35/person and we can accommodate up to 30. Proceeds benefit Pinups for Pitbulls!

Everyone can paint their own pet! You can bring your own pictures of your pets also and paint them regular or sugar skull style!

You can purchase tickets at the link below. Don’t wait! Seats are limited!

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Painting with a Purpose! (FL)

October 29, 2017 Lake Mary

Sun, October 29, 2017

Painting With A Purpose! Pinups for Pitbulls!

2:00pm – 4:00pm

101 N Country Club Rd Ste 130, Lake Mary, FL 32746
$35 per seat

About this class

Painting With A Purpose Event

This is a Painting With A Purpose charity event benefitting the Pinups for Pit Bulls organization. Seating is limited and this event WILL sell out so don’t wait to make your reservation. This class is (a public event or a by invitation only event). Class will begin promptly at 2:00pm so we recommend arriving no later than 1:50 pm as this will give you time to get settled in.

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Painting with a Twist (PA)

October 29, 2017 Media

Sun, October 29, 2017

PWAP – Pin Ups for Pitbulls

2:00pm – 4:00pm | Instructor: Annie


About this class

**FREE PARKING AFTER 5pm AND ALL WEEKEND LONG in lot attached to the back of our building after Office Tenants have flown the coop! USE ANY NUMBERED SPACE.**

***Painting with a PURPOSE EVENT***
50% of proceeds are donated back to the organization.

** BYOB** Must be 21 to consume alcoholic beverages.

Sip. Paint. Relax.

Arrive 10-15 minutes early to get uncorked, smocked & in your seat! If you desire more time to unwind, visit with friends & breathe before we start, we invite you to arrive up to 30 minutes prior to start time.

***Under all circumstances please arrive before painting is scheduled to begin as late arrivals are extremely disruptive to the group.***

SEATING REQUESTS: If you’re coming with others, but making reservations separately, give us your group’s name or point person in the special request box when you reserve online. We’ll be sure to seat you together.

We are a BYOB, so bring your favorite snacks and drinks of choice to enjoy! We provide cups, plates, napkins, wine openers and ice buckets. We DO NOT provide ice or utensils.

LOCATION: We are located at 300 W. State St, Suite 100, Media, PA 19063. (The corner of State and Orange Streets.)

We are STEPS AWAY from all the great restaurants and bars on State St. in Media!

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY: Store credit ONLY will be given for individuals canceling AT LEAST 24 hours PRIOR to a public class. (Private parties must cancel at least 14 days in advance.) No shows will not receive a refund or store credit.

Although rare, Painting with a Twist reserves the right to cancel classes for unforeseen circumstances. Registrants will be notified at least 24 hours prior to class time and refunded.

PAYMENT POLICY: Advanced payment online or via phone is required to guarantee your seat. To pay by phone, please call our studio at 610-565-9100

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Atlantic City Tattoo Expo & Pin-Up Contest (NJ)

November 3 to 5, 2017 Atlantic City

Bally’s Atlantic City

1900 Pacific Ave (Park Pl and the Boardwalk),
Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401
  • November 3 – November 5

    Otherwise known as “Drawin’ the Wild Card,” The Atlantic City Tattoo Expo will take over the 6th floor ballroom of Bally’s and will be surrounded by casino gaming, amazing eateries and a 1200 room hotel, making this a perfect spot for the 2017 event. 5,000 plus attendees are expected to assemble over the weekend, invading this gaming space for the love of ink and entertainment.

    While the main focus of the expo ( is the opportunity to meet and get tattooed by over 100-plus tattoo artists from around the globe, the expo also offers live entertainment, tattoo contests, seminars, parties, meet and greets and unique exhibitors including a variety of clothing, jewelry and novelty vendors. The event also promises to astonish and amaze with its side-show entertainers and the return of the ever-popular “Stupid $hit People do for Money”! This year’s event will also feature a tattoo artist gallery, fun interactive programs, stage shows and so much more you wan’t want to miss.

    The 2017 event will include some of the most popular tattoo “reality” personalities including past and present Ink Master contestants such as favorites Sarah Miller, and James Vaughn, these off- the-wall reality TV tattoo personalities and many others at Bally’s all weekend long.

    The Atlantic City Tattoo Expo is open to the public and held in the 6th Floor Ballrooms at the Bally’s Atlantic City, Friday, November 3rd, 5pm-11pm, Saturday, November 4th, 11am-11pm and Sunday, November 5th, 11am-5pm. Admission is $20 for a one-day pass, $35 for a two-day pass and $40 for a three-day pass. Kids under 12 are FREE. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

    Get Social check us out on instagram and Twitter @ACTattooExp

Ladies, when you sign-up at the Pinups for Pitbulls, Inc. booth inside the event, you’re helping to properly educate the general public about the history and temperament of the American Pit Bull Terrier and pit bull type dogs about Breed Specific Legislation and Discriminatory Laws (B.S.L. & B.D. L.).. You’re also competing for cash prizes and swag!

The contest will be happening on November 4th at 7pm, so you can sign-up anytime between when the show starts on Friday, November 3rd and about 6:30pm on November 4th!

Sign Up at the Pinups for Pitbulls booth and requires a $10 minimum donation.

1st place $300 plus goodies
2nd Place $125 plus goodies
3rd Place $75 plus goodies

The Contest is part of of the 3 dayAtlantic City Tattoo Expo at the Ballys Atlantic City.

For more info check out


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Tampa Bay, FL: Tampa Bay VegFest, Meet 2017 Pin-Up Amanda B. & Team!

November 4, 2017 Tampa Bay

he 8th Annual Tampa Bay Veg Fest, the Tampa Bay area’s only vegan festival, will make its return Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Veg Fest will take place at Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park, in a beautiful setting on the Hillsborough River in downtown Tampa

Tampa Bay has been named 1 of only 10 must-attend veg fests in the entire country!

The event — presented by Florida Voices for Animals— will appeal to all who enjoy tasty, healthy foods, whether or not they follow a vegetarian or vegan diet. The food booths drew rave reviews last year, and local vendors are expected to again impress attendees.

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BIG Q PRODUCTIONS: Denver Pinups for Pitbulls Benefit Show! (CO)

November 4, 2017 Englewood

Saturday, November 4th, 2017 @ 8pm
Moe’s Original BBQ
$10.00 Pre Sale – $12.00 Day of Show
Mr. Big Q has come out of hibernation and is ready to take over the Denver Local Music Scene once again.
His first show will be a benefit concert for Little Darlings Pinups for Pitbulls.
We are excited to bring some of Denver’s best and most elite bands to rock out for a great cause.
We are joining forces to help Deirdre in her mission to change BSL laws.  Together we are stronger!

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Miami Tattoo Arts Convention (FL): Meet the Founder of Pinups for Pitbulls!

November 10 to 12, 2017 Miami

Join our team! Email to help volunteer at this event!  Help us fight BSL in Miami-Dade!

Celebrate our founder’s birthday with us at the Miami Tattoo Arts Convention!


Miami Tattoo Arts Convention 
Mana Wynwood Convention Center
2217 NW 5th Ave, Miami, FL 33127

Show Times

Friday 2 PM – 12 AM
Saturday 11 AM – 12 AM
Sunday 11 AM – 8 PM


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Paws & Pints (TX)

November 11, 2017 San Antonio

When: 11/11 @ 12pm
Where: Alamo Beer Co.
             202 Lamar Street
What: Join Talk About It! and community partners Saturday, November 11th at Alamo Beer for adoptable pets, pet retailers and great beer! Talk About It! is the no-kill initiative of the San Antonio Area Foundation. Their mission is to educate the community on the importance of “Care. Adopt. Neuter.” Stop by the Pinups for Pitbulls booth and learn how to get involved with our local team of advocates.

Painting With a Twist (Wexford, PA)

November 15, 2017 Wexford

Paint Your Pet and Meet Tyrion!
Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
Special Guest: 2018 Pinups for Pitbulls calendar pup Tyrion Pittister with Hello Bully & PFPB’s, Daisy Wise!
We will have  a small merch table and raffle set up for this awesome event!


10 N Meadows Dr, Wexford, PA 15090
*NOTE: Date has changed!

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Pet Professional Guild: Our Founder, Deirdre Franklin will be a presenter!

November 16 to 20, 2017 Orlando



Meet CEO/President of Pinups for Pitbulls at this wonderful event! Use our link below to have a % of ticket sales benefit our mission! We’ll also have a booth set up with our friends at Fit4aPit!


  • Thursday, November 16, 2017
    9:00 AM
  • Monday, November 20, 2017
    5:30 PM
  • Orlando, FL


  • This registration covers the Summit entrance for the 3.5 days of education. Official T-Shirt Arrival Drink & Fun Lei SWAG Bag full of goodies Morning & Afternoon Refreshment Sundae Bar 2 LABS
  • Your Great Dane package includes: 3.5 day Summit Registration Official T-Shirt Arrival Drinks & Fun Lei. SWAG Bag full of goodies Morning & Afternoon refreshment Sundae Bar Breakfast & Lunch on 17. 18, 19 Breakfast on the 20th Summit Gala Dinner on 18th Unlimited LABS Hotel accommodation on 16, 17, 18, 19 Price 1,044.00 Make four payments of $261.00
  • Your Great Dane package includes: 3.5 day Summit Registration Official T-Shirt Arrival Drinks & Fun Lei. SWAG Bag full of goodies Morning & Afternoon refreshment Sundae Bar Breakfast & Lunch on 17. 18, 19 Breakfast on the 20th Summit Gala Dinner on 18th Unlimited LABS Hotel accommodation on 16, 17, 18, 19 Price 780.00 Make four payments of $195.00
  • Your Great Dane package includes: 3.5 day Summit Registration Official T-Shirt Arrival Drinks & Fun Lei. SWAG Bag full of goodies Morning & Afternoon refreshment Sundae Bar Breakfast & Lunch on 17. 18, 19 Breakfast on the 20th Summit Gala Dinner on 18th Unlimited LABS Hotel accommodation on 16, 17, 18, 19 Price 1044.00
  • Your Great Dane package includes: 3.5 day Summit Registration Official T-Shirt Arrival Drinks & Fun Lei. SWAG Bag full of goodies Morning & Afternoon refreshment Sundae Bar Breakfast & Lunch on 17. 18, 19 Breakfast on the 20th Summit Gala Dinner on 18th Unlimited LABS Hotel accommodation on 16, 17, 18, 19 Price 780.00

Fun Educational Event 

3.5 Day EDUCATIONAL SUMMIT in Orlando, FL. November 16-20

As a vendor and sponsor for the PPG Summit this year in Orlando, FL.  Pinups for Pitbulls  has been provided with some discounted packages to offer its supporters on a first come, first served basis.  Limited places so grab yours now!

Sponsored Great Dane Package – Room, Food and Summit Entrance.  4 Monthly Payments starting at $195.00

Fabulous Prices, Great Education, a Don’t Miss Opportunity!

Great Dane Package What You Get – Room, Food and Entrance!

What a deal…You get 

  • Summit attendance for all days’ presentations.
  • 4 nights in a deluxe room (November 16, 17, 18 and 19). 
  • Official T-Shirt.
  • Arrival drinks and fun lei.
  • SWAG bags stuffed with goodies.
  • Morning and afternoon refreshments.
  • Sundae Bar.
  • Breakfast and lunch on November 17, 18, 19.
  •  Breakfast on November 20th.
  • Summit Gala Dinner on November 18th and UNLIMITED LABS!  

If that isn’t enough of a great deal, then arrive early or stay longer for an Orlando vacation and the hotel will give you the same PPG special room rates.  This is clearly the best value in your Professional Education. Invest in yourself, sign-up today before these special sponsored packages are gone. 

More than 25 Presenters!

Just as sample here …

Dr. Karen Overall, Dr. Bob Bailey, Dr. Nathan Hall

Dr. Frank McMillan, Dr. Robert King

Dr. Sally Foote, Dr. Soraya Juarbe-Diaz

Dr. Ilana Reisner, Dr. Lynn Bahr

Janis Bradley, Pat Miller, Helen Phillips

Nancy Tucker, Emily Larlham, Louise Stapleton-Frappell

Angelica Steinker, Veronica Boutelle

Sherry Woodard, Niki Tudge

Ken McCort, Terrie Hayward, Irith Bloom

Jacqueline Munera, Jennifer Gailis

Gina Phairas, Tristan Flynn


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Trinity Hot Rod Show (TX)

December 2, 2017 Fort Worth

Trinity Hot Rod Show
December 2, 2017 12pm-11 pm
Trinity Park
West 7th street area
Fort Worth, TX
Free event, free parking. Bands, vendors, Car show
 NOTE: We will probably close up at nightfall.