The Chamber of Commerce in Perquimans County is hosting a Dog Festival April 1, 2023 at Perquimans Recreation Center to raise money for the Chamber, SPCA in Elizabeth City, Tri-County Animal Shelter in Chowan County and AWARE in Hertford NC. These are all non-profits. AWARE is a local non-profit group that has been assisting residents of Chowan, Gates and Perquimans counties with the cost of spay and neuter for their dogs and cats since 2009. We will also be accepting donations of blankets, towels, dog and cat food, grooming supplies for Bertie County Animal Shelter. We will have vendors, contests, activities, food & music.

Perquimans County Recreation Center, 310 Granby St. Hertford,  11am until 3pm April 1st.