Dog Events: August


Find out what’s happening this summer that is Fido friendly! Have an event we should know about? Let us know in the comments below.

RUFFSPORT Dock Jumping Classes

Every Wednesday staring July 30th
5pm to 6pm , 6pm to 7pm, 7pm to 8pm

Admission: $12.00 for 4 weeks (4 dogs max per hr)
Bow WOW Country Club – Schomberg, ON

No experience necessary, both for fun and for competition. Build successful jumpers and grabbers with speed, confidence and understanding.  Puppy swims on ramp up until 8 months old.

Led by Heather McLeod

Woofa~Roo Pet Fest!

Aug 9, 2014 to Aug 10, 2014
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Admission: $3.00 per person / Children under 5 free
Benefiting: Animal Rescues & Charities

Woofa~Roo is a fun filled festival for pets and their people featuring live acts including, Ultimate Air Dogs Canada, Border City Barkers Agility Demonstrations, Meet The Breed, Musical Entertainment, Charity Events and much more! You can even  have your photo taken with Zeus, the World’s Tallest Dog!

Swing by Woofa~Roo’s Pet-Ucation Center and talk to the professionals. ? Sarah Parks Pony Rides, Charity Contests, Ask The Professional, A Charity Treasure Hunt, Silent Auctions, Windsor Police K9 Unit, Prizes and more – – – we have something for everyone!

For more information, please call 519-903-5500 or email

HBSPCA Summer Camp

Aug 11, 2014 to Aug 15, 2014 & Aug 18, 2014 to Aug 22, 2014
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Admission: $200/Week
AGES: 6-11 years LOCATION: Hamilton/Burlington SPCA, 245 Dartnall Road, Hamilton
DATES: 7 individual weeks – July 7-11: 9-11 years – July 14-18: 6-8 years – July 21-25: 9-11 years – July 28-August 1: 6-8 years – August 5-8 (4 day week): 9-11 years – August 11-15: 6-8 years – August 18-22: 9-11 years
Children discover how to care for animals, properly handle them and why it is so important to respect animal.
Fun and informative discovery sessions, hands-on socialization with small animals, games, activities, interesting guest speakers and fun field trips.
Please visit to download a registration package.
For more information, please call 906-574-7722 ex. 326 or email


Saturday August 16th, 2014

10 AM to 6 PM

The Plunkett Estate, 9282 Elviage Drive, London, Ontario

Admission is $10 per vehicle, parking included, and all for charity (ARF Ontario & LEADS Employment Services)

Celebrate International Homeless Animals’ Day  at PAWLOOZA!  Pawlooza is a 100% volunteer-driven festival. Thousands of hours are put into the festival by the Organizing Committee and 300 volunteers. All are working on behalf of two local non-profits – [ARF Ontario – working with First Nations and rural communities throughout Ontario to rescue, rehab and re-home stray dogs and cats, and LEADS Employment Services – helping people with disabilities throughout Southwestern Ontario find employment and receive skills training].


 August 16, 2014. 

1151 Dorchester Ave, Ottawa, ON K1Z 8E3

Benefiting: Under My Wing Pug Rescue 

You still have a chance to come by and visit, do some shopping, visit the adoptables, all for an amazing cause!!

We will again be collecting donations for this Garage Sale and will be accepting the following items:

– Video game consoles & games
– DVD’s and CD’s
– Tools and outdoor furniture
– Electronics
– Candles (unused)
– Small kitchen appliances
– Kids toys and books
– Baby items
– Stainless steel bowls
– Leashes and dog toys in good condition

We are currently accepting drop-offs. Your donation will help raise some much needed funds for pugs in need!

Please contact  HERE or text 613.558.7070 for any questions.

HBR Poker Run Aug 16, 2014

August 16, 2014.

Registration is from 10:30 am until 12 noon at the Beamsville Legion, 5545 Regional Rd.81, Beamsville. The Beamsville Legion is also the end site. 


$20 per rider    $25 per rider with passenger

Benefiting: Homeward Bound Rescue 

Help raise some much needed funds for the rescue! Great prizes, 50/50 draw, music and a ton of fun! Come on out and support Homeward Bound Rescue!

BBQ and refreshments are available at the Legion.

For additional information please visit the following link:

Adoption Blitz Weekend @ Pawsway Toronto

Saturday, August 16 (11am-5pm) & Sunday, August 17 (11am-5pm)

Purina PawsWay (245 Queens Quay West)

We are teaming up with the Toronto Humane Society for a two day cat and dog adoption event. Adoption agents will be onsite all day Saturday and Sunday to match families with their purr-fect pets.

Bonus: all adopted animals will be sent to their new forever homes with a FREE adoption kit including lots of Purina goodies!

Bark in The Park

Sunday August 17

Fort York (Lakeshore and Bathurst, Toronto)

Pictures from the event can be seen at!events/c230d

Benefitting T.E.A.M. Dog Rescue – they will be present.

K-9 Spectacular Dog Show @ Pawsway Toronto

Saturday, August 23 & Sunday, August 24 (1-4pm)

Free Admission!

Pawsway Toronto

Purina PawsWay is hosting a fun weekend of contests for the EVERYDAY dog. Moderated by an official PawsWay judge, this is no ordinary dog show! Categories include: biggest dog, smallest dog, ugliest dog, cutest dog, dog that most resembles his/her owner and best trick.

Enter your dog(s) for the chance to take home amazing gift baskets and certificates compliments of Purina PawsWay. Free!

Paws in the Park

“Walk, wag and win at the Toronto Humane Society’s largest event and fundraiser!”
August 24, 2014
9am to 2pm
Admission: Free – pledged dog walk
Benefiting: Toronto Humane Society

Paws in the Park provides animal lovers an opportunity to raise much needed funds for the Humane Society as well as learn all about the programs and services offered. Face painting, celebrity appearances, and dogs available for adoption, this year there will be several new and exciting areas to visit including a free dog primping service, a cool down area, caricature artist station and  vendor village.

For more information, please call 416-392-2273 ex 2391 or email


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