Paws Across Oswego County Plans 14th Annual Open House


OSWEGO – On April 28, Paws Across Oswego County will hold its 14th annual open house at Paws & Effect Inc in Oswego.

As in the past, our event will bring together local animal rescue organizations to help spread awareness about adoption and rescue.

Other attractions for the day will include our silent auction, raffles, 50/50, food, demonstrations, vendors, the New Haven Volunteer Fire Department, and so much more.

To offer a variety of options, we will be hosting 2 food trucks this year for our guests to enjoy.

Dino’s House of Burgers and Eclectic Café Mobile will both be on site with delicious offerings throughout the day.

We will also be hosting a bake sale with the proceeds benefiting PAOC.

The raffles available this year are quite exciting, as always.

Our prizes include a Disney Trip Package (four one-day park hopper passes and a $500 Disney gift card), two-night stay and water park admission to Great Wolf Lodge, an Apple iPad, a $500 Amazon gift card, a $200 gift certificate to Black Creek Animal Clinic, and a SimpleFire Electric Fireplace.

PAOC will be selling raffle tickets until the drawing which will be live streamed on Facebook for our guests at 4:30 p.m. on the day of the event.

Tickets are available for $2 each, 10 tickets for $10, or 25 tickets for $20.

We thank our generous donors Disney, Great Wolf Lodge, Black Creek Animal Clinic, Clearview Fireplace & Patio, Rochonne Simons, and The Faddens for their kindness and support.


Our silent auction includes more than $5,000 in products generously donated by local and national businesses.

Attendees will have the opportunity to bid on both human and pet related baskets and gift certificates.

We have many great vendors attending this year for our guests to patronize.

Outside the Box Crafts, Cheryl Johnson Norwex Independent Sales Consultant, Harley’s Barkery, Good Karma Handy Crafts, Jammin with Mama Jo, Paparazzi, Color Street, Ezra Wingard Art, Carol Fellows Crafts, Perfectly Posh, Gail Bulson Wood Carving, King Candles, Hempworx, Priya Modi Henna, Woodchips & Stitches, Liberty Mutual, Buy B Squared, and Carol Christiansen Crafts will all have booths set up for shopping fun.

EnTiceing Agility will also be hosting a demonstration at 1 p.m. in our dog park for guests to enjoy.

Come and see a variety of levels from beginners to competitive champions, as they share the fun of dog agility.

Leanna’s Art Room will be offering free face painting for the children in attendance, and Rebecca Milner Photography will be on site documenting all of the fun.

Charlotte and Harper from the Reading for Rescue program will host their kissing and hugging booth. The dogs will be visiting with all of our guests as their human companions autograph books.

Brody John

Our foster celebrities, Kevin and Brody, will greet guests from behind the desk in the front room.

Paws Across Oswego County’s open house will be operating from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. to accommodate all the activities of the day.

The event will be held at Paws & Effect Inc at 2035 County Route 1 Oswego.

Any questions regarding the event can be sent to [email protected]