PAWS for Art, Sunday, April 2, 2017

PAWS for Art logo

DSC_0071This free community event brings pet owners and their dogs on site for a day of art and fun on Sunday, April 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Rain date: April 9) Paws for Art is created in partnership with the South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter (aka: CCSPCA).silograph-w-ID

Pet food donations are welcome and encouraged.

Highlights include:
■ WheatonBarks Dog Show, Trophies will be awarded in both Adult and Children’s classes in each of the following categories: Best Pet Costume, Macho Mutt, Petite Pup, Prettiest Pooch, Pet and Owner Look-Alike, Tons of Fun, and Senior Pet (adults only). “Top Show Dog” awards will be Best in Show, Top Dog and Sportsmanship. Winners of these three categories will each receive a glass, dog-faced vessel created by WheatonArts Glass Studio artists. Additional trophies will be stoneware pet bowls handcrafted by Erika Pugh, WheatonArts resident associate artist.

Rescue Organizations
Melanie Britton TLC Animal Rescue
Jamie Castano Freedom Farm Animal Rescue
Jenifer Chance Pointer Rescue. Org, Inc
Ginny Chappell Rescue Dogs Rock Animal Rescue
Melissa DeRobertis Pinups for Pitbulls
Bonnie Doebley New Hope United Methodist Chruch
Danielle Ford Pampered Pup
Carol Henderson Oasis Animal Sanctuary
Tori Leibrock Tori’s Critters
Kevin Ludwig Animal Clinic of Millville
Lisa Newbold Greyhound Angels Adoption
Cherelle Oriolo WheatonArts Paper Studio
Greg Schneider Kizzy’s Place
Kim Shetler Mid-Atlantic Search & Rescue
Susan Swiatocha A Voice for Paws
Kelly Winters J & Co Dog Rescue
Laurie Zaleski Funny Farm Animal Rescue
Cynthia Zenkus German Shepherd Rescue of NJ
Jamie Ziennker Training Aces

Best in Show Ribbons
Top Dog and Judges
Caz and Steven Boyd-Best-Senior-Pet-Adult-WB-2016 copy

■ Animal Rescue Groups
■ Obedience Demonstration
■ Pet Supplies, Treats, Clothing
■ Dog Activities
■ Search and Rescue Demonstrations
■ Agility Course
■ Animal Themed Glassmaking Demonstrations in the Glass Studio at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
■ Pet Themed Kids’ Hands-On Activities


Pet Bandanas and Pet Accessories with J Posh Designs

Apparel and Pet Gear with Priceless Pits

Dog Bandanas & E Reader Covers with Shirley Sews

Assorted hand-sewn bags & accessories with Gracie’s Stitches

Dog Accessories with Dawkins Doggy Designs

Handmade Pet & Human Spa Items with Lusciously Scented

Hand-Etched Glassware with Crystal Lens Art

Origami Owl Jewelry with Jenna Van Hook

Pet Massage with Kathy Scagnelli

Pet Accessories with Cupcake and Co Pets

Funny Farm Pets
PAWS Agility Course


Oriolo Paperworks at the WheatonArts Paper Studio will be doing paper pulping and handmade paper demonstrations throughout the day.


Amy Peseller & Tessa Cotta at the WheatonArts Pottery Studio will be offering free clay paw prints throughout the day.  The prints will be bisque-fired at WheatonArts and available for pick up next month.


Face painting provided by Eric Coverdale (Fee Required)


Dr. Catalina Monteleagre with the Animal Clinic of Millville will be doing a “Pet First Aid” demonstration in the dog show arena from 11 am to 11:45.


Mid-Atlantic Search and Rescue will have a training demonstration in the dog show arena from 12 to 12:45.


Cumberland County 4H Club “Paw Shakers” will do an obedience demonstration in the dog show arena from 1 pm to 1:30 pm.


Training Aces will do an agility demonstration and Q&A at the South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter (SJRAS) Agility station from 3:45 to 4:30.


Mid-Atlantic Search & Rescue will do a training demonstration in their booth space at 3:45.


Live Music with Art Devlin at 11 am & 1 pm


Music throughout the day provided by DJ Lauren with Mix Tape Revolution.


Activity stations provided by the SJRAS: musical sit & stay, poster paint paw prints, agility course, & “A Day in the Life of a Cat” dice game


Painted tiles made by SJRAS Jr Volunteers & Advocates on display throughout the day.


WheatonArts Hands-On Family Art Activities


Glass Dog Bones being hand-blown by WheatonArts Resident Artists in the Glass Studio throughout the day
2016 PAWS Judges
Art Activities

Food Vendors

Myro Dog

Karen and the Nut

Granny’s Kettle Korn

Frosbite Ice Cream

Hawaiian Husky

Brilliant Beverages

Cannoli World

Top Shelf Mobile Cuisine

3 Guys Rolling Pies

PAWS for Art