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Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat is commiteed to sharing our love of animals through an active engagement with our community.

Listed here are local community events as well as in-house Dogwood events and special promotions that pets and pet lovers alike will enjoy.

We look forward to seeing you around town and here at Dogwood!

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Paint Your Pet Nights at Dogwood Acres

February 10, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Eat, Drink & Paint With Us!! 

Enjoy an evening of food, drink & fun as you turn your pet’s photo into a work of art all while supporting a great cause, Ben’s Memorial Fund!

Join Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat as we host three “Paint Your Pet Party’s” where YOU decide what you paint!! It’s SIMPLE & FUN! You provide a photo of your pet in advance, a custom template is created for you to turn into a personalized masterpiece!

Enjoy Free Munchies, a Cash Bar, Raffles and Free Giveaways from Paws Pet Boutique & Dogwood Acres.

The cost for the event is $60 per person and includes a custom template canvas or canvas bag, paint palette, and all the supplies and instruction you’ll need to create your masterpiece. PLUS proceeds form each registration and all raffle sales will benefit Ben’s Memorial Fund, helping fight puppy mills and supporting the prosecution of animal cruelty through the Animal Legal Defense Fund.

Humans only! Please leave your dog home – Thank you!

Sign up for One or ALL THREE!


Friday, January 20th from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Join us for a night of food, fun and PAINT with Charm City Art!
Your pet will be hand drawn on a 16″x20″ canvas, complete with a custom paint palette plus instruction to complete your masterpiece!

Friday, February 10th from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

 Join us as we paint our pets in true Sugar Skull style with Michele the Painter, complete with flowers, spider webs and fun designs! Your pets likeness will be sketched  on a 11″x14″ canvas, with a complete custom paint palette plus instruction to complete your masterpiece!

Friday, March 31st from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

  Join up as we paint our pets on a canvas bag with Raye of Light Studios & Kathy Dennin-Meagher! Now you and your pup can travel with style!  Your dog’s image will be pre- drawn and ready for you to outline and paint on a canvas “doggie bag”!! All instruction and materials are included to complete your masterpiece!

A portion of proceeds from this event will benefit:



Any cancellations must be made before the events photo submission due date for a full refund. After that date, if you’re unable to make the event for any reason (weather, illness, ect.) your personalized canvas, custom paint palette will be available to pick up at Dogwood Acres to complete your portrait at home.

A Special Thank You to our Event Partners:

  Charm City Art

Charm City Art: Offering fun and creative painting parties for your home or Office. We bring everything you need to host a wonderful event -our talented art teacher to lead you thru the painting process-canvases-paints-brushes-easels-aprons.

Michele the Painter

Michelle loves to create art for animal rescue!  A portion of all her proceeds from her work including paint events, portraits and more benefit animal rescue organizations! Last year she helped raise almost $3,000 in monetary donation, products, and services. Her goal for 2017 is $8,000 – $10,000!!

Raye of Light Studio

Raye of Light Studio is a unique creative opportunity for artists and non artists to develop and learn new artistic skills. Ideal for intimate groups of friends and family to share or have for themselves… You truly will escape with an art escape.

    Paws Pet Boutique

Paws Pet Boutique features unique pet-inspired goods for dogs, cats and people as well as raise and donate thousands of dollars each year to animal welfare charities, as they strive to make a difference.

  Julie St Marie Catering & Event Coordination

Julie St. Marie Catering & Event Planning: Creating food from traditional roots to inspire moments that matter!


Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat
439 West Central Ave
Davidsonville, MD 21035 United States
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