PAWS for Art, Sept. 7, 2019

Paws for Art at WheatonArts produced in partnership with the South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter

PAWS for Art is created in partnership with the South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter.

Saturday, September 7, 2019
10 p.m. to 5 p.m.


This free Family Day event brings pet owners and
their dogs on site for a day of art and fun.
Pet food donations for the Shelter are welcome & encouraged.

Part of WheatonArts’ “Family Days! Presented by PNC Arts Alive!

Cat and dog logo for the Cumberland County SPCA: South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter.

Interested in becoming a Vendor at our PAWS For Art event?

Click here for our online application! 

Below are the details from PAWS for Art 2018. We will update the page as programming for 2019 becomes available. Please check for those updates as the event gets closer. Thank you!

Highlights Include (2018):

2:30 p.m. WheatonBarks Dog Show – Trophies awarded in both Adult and Children’s classes in each of the following categories:

Best Dressed Pet Dress up your pet in their best costume!
Best Golden OldieShow off your senior pet!
Cutest Wiggle & WagWow the crowd with your pet’s happiest moves!
Wettest KissWin over our judges with your pet’s sloppiest kisses!
Prettiest EyesShow us your pet’s beautiful eyes!
Crazy Hair Day (Dog & Owner)Don’t be shy!  Show us your (and your pet’s) wackiest do!
Best Six Legs (Dog & Owner)Socks, shoes, & leggings, oh my! – Team up with your pet & show us your best six legs

“Top Show Dog” awards for Best in Show, Top Dog and Sportsmanship.

Winners of these categories each received a glass trophy created by WheatonArts Glass Studio artists. Additional trophies are stoneware pet bowls handcrafted by Erika Pugh, a WheatonArts resident associate artist. Click here for the WheatonBarks Show 2018 Helpful Hints.

2018 WheatonBarks Dog Show Judges:

Bruce Cooper, Millville City Commissioner
Danielle Ford, Owner of Pampered Pup Luxury Pet Resorts
Deb Marko, News Reporter for the Daily Journal

Animal Rescue Groups
■ Pet Supplies, Treats, & Pet Clothing
■ Dog Activities & Demonstrations 
■ Animal-themed Glassmaking Demonstrations
■  Pet-themed Children’s Crafts
 Nature Trail with Painted Rock Hunt
■ Agility Course
■ “Pet First-Aid” with Dr. Bylik
■ Free Clay Paw Prints at the WheatonArts Ceramic Studio
■ Obedience Demonstrations with Paw Tracks
■ Loose Leash Demonstrations with Balanced Buddies Res-Q

Man walking a dog in a purple and red flower costume
Art Activities during PAWS for Art
2016 PAWS for Art Judges

Schedule of Events: (2018)

EVENT CENTER (click for indoor map) 

12 p.m. to 2 p.m.              Dog Show Registration in the Lobby
12 p.m. to 5 p.m.              SJRAS Information Booth, SJRAS Painted Paw Prints and Pet Selfie Photo Booth, Door Prize Entry Collection, Live DJ, and WheatonArts Family Art Activities

Agility Course
1 p.m.                                   Rally Obedience with Paw Tracks
1:30 p.m.                             Loose Leash Demonstration with Balance Buddies
4 p.m.                                   Rally Obedience with Paw Tracks
4:30 p.m.                             Loose Leash Demonstration with Balance Buddies

Dog Show Arena
12:30 p.m.                           Pet First Aid and CPR with Dr. Bylik
2 p.m.                                   Agility Training with Paw Shakers of Cumberland County 4-H
2:30 p.m.                             WheatonBarks Dog Show
4:30 p.m.                             Door Prize Drawing (must be present to win)

THROUGHOUT THE GROUNDS (click for campus map)

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.              Museum of American Glass, Artist Studios, and Museum Stores are Open
1:30 p.m. 
                            Large Glass Dog Bone Demonstration in the Glass Studio
12 p.m. to 5 p.m.              Clay Paw Print Creations in the Ceramic Studio, Exhibitors and Food Vendors, and Painted Rock Hunt with #BridgetonRocks

Vendors (2018)

Black Sheep Dog Treats
Cards & Crafts by Diane
Cohanzick Zoo
Cumberland Air Solutions
Cupcake & Co Pets
Dye Of Your Dreams
Face Painting with Erin
FURever As Friends
Gracie’s Stitches
J Posh Designs
Jamie’s Sew Awesome Studio
Kaos’ Kookies
Karen and the Nut
Kitty Glitter Jewelry
Lorraince Dutta & Cathy Cramer; Ceramics & Jewelry
Natalie’s Pet Designs
Origami Owl Jewelry
Personally Amanda
Renewal by Andersen of Greater Philadelphia
RK Subaru
Shirley Sews
SLT Creative Designs
South Jersey Homeschool Builders Club
Stepping Stones Veterinary Wellness
Usborne Books & More 

Please check this page for updates as the event gets closer. Thank you!

Visitors and Vendors for PAWS for Art