Rain or shine, a dog needs to play. To give those busy hounds a place to stretch out and run, dog fans will be pitching in (and maybe doing some digging) to create a new off-leash area Saturday. Of course, all that hard work will be followed by a celebration with happy dogs on Sunday.

Rain or shine, a dog needs to play. To give those busy hounds a place to stretch out and run, dog fans will be pitching in (and maybe doing some digging) to create a new off-leash area Saturday. Of course, all that hard work will be followed by a celebration with happy dogs on Sunday.

See the items below for details on the off-leash area events and others.

Magnolia Manor Park Off-Leash Area: Nov. 17-18, Magnolia Manor Park, 3500 28th Ave. W., Seattle. Join the work party at 10 a.m. Saturday to help install poop bag stations, border plants and a mock-up of an art fence project. On Sunday, head to the park with your canine friend for the off-leash area’s opening celebration at 1 p.m. The ribbon cutting is slated for 1:30 p.m.
http://magnoliamanorpark.org/

Microchip and Tag Days: 12-4 p.m. Nov. 17 and Nov. 20, N.O.A.H, 31300 Brandstrom Road, Stanwood. Get a microchip ID and an engraved ID tag for your pet for just the cost of registering the microchip ($19.95).
http://www.thenoahcenter.org/

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Senior Pets Rock: Through Nov. 30, Homeward Bound Pet, 13132 N.E. 177th Place, Woodinville. Adoption fees are reduced to $25 for a senior car and $50 for a senior dog.
http://www.homewardpet.org/

For more November pet events including Cool City Pets, Santa Paws and Feast for the Turkeys, click here and scroll down the list.

Got a pet event? Send information to tailsofseattle@seattletimes.com.