Annual Membership Meeting @ The Rustic Inn
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Annual Membership Meeting @ The Rustic Inn

Due to anticipated inclement weather, the Annual General Membership Meeting scheduled for January 18, will now take place on Saturday, February 1, with a change in meeting location to:

The Rustic Inn
9527 Belair Rd
Nottingham, MD 21236

We will be going upstairs to a meeting room.

Start at 11 am and should conclude about 12 noon, and will be followed by a closed board meeting.


Meeting Agenda: Officer/Coordinator updates, 2-year term elections, positions are listed below (no other nominations received), and there will be a vote covering a few bylaw changes that match current practice and that were discussed and/or previously voted on by the Board/membership, but not officially incorporated into the bylaws. To review the bylaw changes click here.

President (Barb Schaefer, incumbent)

Secretary (Marie Martinez incumbent)

Board Member – Adoption Application Coordinator (LaDonna Puryear, incumbent)

Hope to see many of our members at the meeting!

Drawing for GoldHeart Grilling Sampler Raffle Winners
Aug 28 all-day

GoldHeart Grilling Sampler Raffle – Get your Tickets!


Drawing August 28, 2020, with delivery guaranteed in time for Labor Day Weekend 2020.

World of Pets Expo 2021 @ Maryland State Fairgrounds
May 1 – May 3 all-day

Due to the Pandemic, the Maryland Pet Expo was rescheduled from January to May 1-2, 2021.  We are hopeful that this event will go on as rescheduled. The Maryland Pet Expo is again in Timonium, MD, see web site and schedule of events for hours each day.  

When the event is closer, Barb Schaefer will start to set up the GoldHeart booth volunteer schedule. If you are interested in helping, please send an email with your availability to 


WoofStock 2021 @ Riverfront Park, Harrisburg, PA
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Please come visit GoldHeart at this event. If you would like to volunteer to help out, please send an email to

RAIN OR SHINE — To learn more about this exciting event…