Dog Events: February


Bring your family including the fur babies to these fun pet friendly events happening this month. Have an event we should know about? Comment below to be added!

ARF Valentines Day Cards – Now On Sale!

February 2015
1 pm to 4 pm
Benefiting: ARF- Animal Rescue Foundation

Lovely, custom-made Valentine’s Day cards for sale at all three Save-On-Food locations, just in time for Valentine’s Day! These one-of-a-kind greeting cards are dog and cat themed based on vintage inspiration and designed right here in Calgary.

*All money raised from these Valentine’s Day cards goes right to ARF’s fundraising efforts.


Seton – 19489 Seton Crescent SE, Calgary

Walden – 155 Walden Gate SE, Calgary

Panorama – 225 Panatella Hill NW, Calgary

Toronto Humane Society Pet Photo Contest

February 2015 – Contest closes May 1, 2015.

Lights! Camera! Action! Dust off your camera, set up the lighting and get ready for your pet to become an instant celebrity.

12 photogenic pets (of all kind!) will be featured in the Toronto Humane Society’s annual New Beginnings calendar. Submit your photos by email or by mail to: The Toronto Humane Society – Pet Photo Contest, 11 River Street, Toronto, ON, M5A 4C2

Rules & Guidelines HERE

WoofJocks @ The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show

February 5-8, 2015
11:30 am (agility performance); 1:00 pm (dock and water performance); 2:30 pm (agility performance); 4:00 pm (dock and water performance)
Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place

Tickets HERE

AARCS Adoption Event

See adoptable dogs from the Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society

February 6, 2015
5 pm -8 pm
Pet Value Southland – 9737 MacLeod Trail SW, Calgary

February 7, 2015
11 am -3 pm
Global Pet Foods – 3114-8561 8A Avenue SW, Calgary

February 14, 2015
11 am -3 pm
Global Pet Foods Shawnessy – Unit 44, 285 Shawville Blvd SE, Calgary

February 21, 2015
11 am -3 pm
Pet Value Evanston – 7026 – 2060 Symons Valley Pkwy NW, Calgary

Saint John SPCA Animal Rescues “Cupid For A Cause

February 13 2015
Benefiting: The animals at the Saint John SPCA Animal Rescue

You will be “sitting pretty” when your sweetheart receives a surprise Valentine’s basket on Friday, February 13th!  Baskets are only $30 and will be delivered with the help of a dog, when available. You can also order a basket to be picked up any Saturday at the Cedarcrest Gardens winter market (9am-2pm). There will be a table set up there each week (final pick up at the market is February 14th).

Please contact Jenn at or 642-0920 ext 4 to order.

Valentine’s Day Fun at Purina PawsWay 

February 14, 2015
12 am – 5 pm
PawsWay Toronto 

FREE Event

Check out Purina PawsWay for a day filled with LOVE! Take a photo at the Valentine-themed photo booth and enjoy a free screening of a family-friendly film beginning at 1pm or 3pm, or get creative at the arts and crafts table.

Homeward Bound Rescue Adoption Events

Meet some of our volunteers and adoptable dogs.

February 14 & 15, 2015
10 am -2 pm
PetSmart Whitby – 1650 Victoria St E Whitby, Ontario L1N 9L4

February 28, 2015
11 am -2 pm
Pickering PetValu – Whites Road Shopping Centre- 705 Kingston Road (Scotiabank, Beer Store, LCBO Plaza)

Family Day at PawsWay

February 16, 2015
11 am – 5 pm
PawsWay Toronto 

Enjoy fun for the whole family including WoofJocks Canine All Star shows (at 12pm, 1:30pm and 3:30pm), Pockets the Clown, face-painting, ice sculptures, giveaways and more courtesy of Purina Dog Chow®!

FREE Event

139th Westminster Kennel Club and Dog Show

February 16-17, 2015
8 pm ET/ 5 pm PT
Watch Monday night LIVE ON CNBC from 8-11 PM Tuesday night is LIVE ON USA from 8-11 PM

The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show takes place for the 139th consecutive year.  This two-day event sees hundreds of dogs from across the country come to Madison Square Garden to compete in categories such as Best in Group and Best in Show.

Monday to include hound, toy, non-sporting and herding groups (beginning at 8 PM) Tuesday to include Junior Showmanship, sporting, working, terrier groups and BEST IN SHOW (beginning at 7:30 PM)

Live streaming of all breed judging will be available on and on the official 2015 Westminster Show App.

National Cupcake Day 

February 21, 2015
10 am to 3:00pm
Benefiting: Hamilton/Burlington SPCA 

Register, bake and fund-raise for National Cupcake Day for SPCA’s & Humane Societies! Be part of an exceptional group of supporters who understand the importance of pets in our lives.  To celebrate, the Hamilton/Burlington SPCA will hold an Open-House .

For more information, please call (905) 574-7722 ext 4 or email


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