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Kentucky Fried Woman’s Paws & Claws: An Animal Themed Cabaret

Join us April 29th at the Bench & Bar for this animal themed queer performance extravaganza by our favorite Cabaret show gal, Kentucky Fried Woman and friends! This fabulous group of performers (some customers) are dedicating this Animal Themed Cabaret to Paws & Claws in celebration of our 1 year in our new location! Be prepared to be entertained! Doors 7pm, Show 7:30 – 510 17th Oakland – $10


Yappy Hour

Paws & Claws

“Yappy Hour”
Friday, March 16, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Please join us in celebrating the 1 Year Anniversary in our new location. Enjoy an evening of live music, snacks & drinks. This event is for all of our wonderful customers for your continued support before, during and after our move. We look forward to seeing you and your well socialized four or 3 legged companions.


8th Annual Dimond Howl-o-ween Pet Parade & Costume Party
Friday, Oct. 28, 6 pm-9 pm

Join us for our 8th Annual Dimond Howl-o-ween Pet Parade & Costume Party. The parade will start in front of Paws & Claws at 6 pm sharp. Kids and dogs a like will parade through the Dimond District collecting treats from our local merchants.  Return to Paws & Claws for a great fundraiser party that includes food, drinks & Raffle prizes.  Dress warmly this event will be outdoors.

This year we’re excited to announce Jackie from Kelly’s Corner, our local children’s consignment shop, will be providing face painting and fun games. And back by popular demand, Amy Jo Evje will be painting super cute “5 Minute” Pet Portraits for $10.

A $5 Donation Benefits ODOG, an all volunteer group who advocate for more dog parks and off-leash space in the East Bay. Bring extra cash for raffle tickets with great prizes from our vendors.

We need volunteers to pull off this big community event.
Please contact  
Ruth or Diane 510-336-0105

“Yappy Hour”

“Yappy Hour”
Friday, Aug. 19, 6:00pm-8:00pm

We would like to invite everyone to come and helps us celebrate our “Best Pet Food Store-2011” win.  Enjoy treats & drinks for humans and their well socialized four legged companions.

Learn about “Off Doggie” a training tool designed by Lori Falkell, of Pawderosa Pet Care. Lori will be demonstrating how to use this tool to prevent unwanted jumping.

Amy Jo Karn, a local artist, (and creator of our mural, “Dogs & Cats of the World”) will be on hand to do 5 minute pet portraits for $10.00. These drawings have been a big hit at past events. Check out Amy Jo’s website.

Jackie from “Kelly’s Corner” will be present to help us create a kid friendly space.

April 30th & May 1st
Saturday and Sunday
10:00 – 4:00 both days

workshop location:
the community room at
Fruitvale Presbyterian Church
2735 MacArthur Blvd @ Coolidge
Oakland CA 94602

What a fabulous way to honor a beloved pet! In this weekend workshop, students will create a realistic, texture rich, colorful and whimsical mosaic portrait made with ceramic and glass. Each students portrait project, based on a photograph, will strongly resemble their subject! Class will include lecture and demonstration on how to translate a photo into a mosaic template, use of basic mosaic tools and techniques.

This fun filled workshop is designed for the beginning or continuing mosaic student. No mosaic experience necessary. Instructor will work with each student to help him or her develop a project suited to their skill level.

Class space is limited, sign up early! Registration deadline April 23rd

Registration: $130 (materials included)
To register, call or stop in at Paws & Claws (New location!)
3436 Dimond Ave, Oakland CA 94602

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Pet Food Store: 510.336.0105
Grooming Spa: 510.336.0198

3436 Dimond Ave., Oakland, CA 94602
(Between MacArthur Blvd & Montana St.)


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