Fun Dog Events
The temperature’s warming up, that means more fun outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy. Have a dog friendly event that we should know about? Comment below to be included or list future events on our site.
Upcoming June Events:
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Admission: $25/session, $90 for all sessions
Benefiting: Community Veterinary Outreach Program
Calling all pet owners, animal lovers, and veterinary and vet tech students in the GTA and surrounding areas. The series will educate and engage attendees, as well as raise funds and awareness for the work of the Community Veterinary Outreach program.
10:00am – 6:00pm
Benefiting: The Toronto Humane Society
Find your new best friend at Toronto’s Mega Pet Adoption Event. Proudly sponsored by PetSmart Charities of Canada.
Adoption fees are $25 for all animals. Rabbits available for adoption on Sunday, June 7th only.
10:00am to 5:00pm
Benefiting: North Bay Humane Society
DogLoversDays is a fun-filled interactive “dog” festival where the family dog can enjoy running a lure/agility course, get the star treatment in the Pamper Zone, have some fun in the Doggie Play Zone, or visit a Holistic Healer at the Health and Wellness Centre. Of course, for the adults, there are numerous vendors and lots to see.
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Admission: Free (pre-registration required -RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org)
If you have experienced the loss of your animal or are anticipating the loss of your animal, know that you are not alone in the grief that you are feeling. The purpose of this group is to create a safe and supportive environment where everyone’s grief matters.
Spring Puppy and Kitten Weekend @ Pawsway
1:00pm to 5:00pm
This is the perfect opportunity for anyone looking to become a pet owner to visit with breeders from the area and learn what breed is your best fit! Meet adorable puppies and kittens; speak to expert breeders and our onsite nutritionist.
1:00pm to 5:00pm
If you raise $200 you will get a HSDR short sleeved t-shirt. If you raise $500 you will get a HSDR hoodie. Also, every $100 in pledges will also earn 1 raffle ticket in our race day draws for amazing prizes!
*Dates for race kit pickup: Thursday, June 4: 3-9pm, Friday, June 5: 12-5:30pm, Saturday. June 6: 11am – 5:30pm
Race Kit Pickup: 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Warm Up: 9:00 am
Start for Runners and Walkers: 9:15 am (The start will be a mass, seeded start )
Awards and Draw for Prizes: 11:00 am
This year’s draw for all participants will include some amazing prizes including an APPLE WATCH!
WEST JET DRAW PRIZE
Once again this year, one of the draw prizes is a trip for 2 for anywhere West Jet flies. Draw prize ballots are allocated 1 per $100 of funds raised. The more you raise, the more your name is entered in the draw!
10:00am to 3:00pm
Bring the whole family (including your dog!) or the first ever outdoor dog festival in west Niagara, in support of the Lincoln County Humane Society. Lots of vendors, and all will have a fundraising element tied into their offerings. Lincoln County will have dogs with them that are in need of their forever homes, and kids can have fun getting their faces painted like their favourite animal, get a balloon animal, and have fun watching fly ball demonstrations!
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Admission: $10 Family Pass Limited 6 People or $5 Per Person at the Door.As always your dogs and Children (under 12) are FREE!
Benefiting: Furry Friends Shelter & Blue Mountain Cat Shelter
PupCake Is Simcoe’s largest outdoor festival for Dogs and the People who love them! Coined “The Summer Of Doggie Love,” Spears and Shears Hosts an Incomparable outdoor fun festival and shopping extravaganza experience. PupCake Dog Festival is a perfect opportunity for pet lovers to have a great time with their dogs at such wacky, Fun events as the PupCake Fashion Show, Best Costume Contest, Ms. And Mr. Canine Canada Pageant and Lots More! Plus There are lots of great deals and free samples from innovative specialty vendors offering the latest trends in doggie fashion and accessories, from flashy to luxe, and the newest and hottest specialty foods, services and accoutrements for posh pooches.
10:00am to 6:00pm
Pet First Aid Certification Course is a veterinarian approved certificate recommended for all Pet Lovers, yet is comprehensive enough to provide Pet Care Professionals the needed tools to safely care for other people’s pets, and to know what to do, should a pet be ill or injured. Recognize and manage all types of injuries, emergencies, rescue breathing, CPR and bandaging.
10:00am to 5:00pm
DogLoversDays is a fun filled interactive “dog” festival where the family dog has fun running agility and speed tracks and much more. Your dog can have a ball running a lure course, get the star treatment in the Pamper Zone, have some fun in the Doggie Play Zone, or visit a Holistic Healer at the Health and Wellness Centre. Of course, for the adults, there are numerous vendors and lots to see.
10 am – 4 pm
Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the walk officially starts at 11 a.m.
11 am – 3:30 pm
Registration closes Wednesday, June 10th at 6 pm!
Don’t miss Calgary’s fourth annual Mutt Show – a dog show with heart! Learn about local animal rescue groups and meet animals currently available for adoption, all in a unique dog-show style format. There will be a variety of pet-related businesses on hand as well!
Stop by ARF’s (Animal Rescue Foundation) booth and learn about their programs, how you can get involved and help stray/abandoned dogs and cats, shop our merchandise and visit with some of our adoptable animals!
10:00am to 6:00pm
Admission: Ticketed Event
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Don’t miss the Purina PawsWay Pet Parade Saturday, June 20. Meet at HTO Park West at 12:15pm and join in a walk along the new Queens Quay Boulevard with your pooch starting at 12:30pm.
The free RWF Shuttle, courtesy of RBC, will be running all day along Queens Quay if you and your dog need a cruise back. The DockDogs® Competition will also be at Sherbourne Common on both Friday and Sunday.
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Benefiting: Cambridge & District Humane Society
The day begins with a 2km walk along the trails of Riverside Park, after which, everyone can enjoy a fun-filled day in the picnic area. Other activities include raffles, door prizes, a sponsor and vendor marketplace, dog demonstrations, contests and games for pets and people, as well as an all day BBQ.
All proceeds from the event will go directly to care for the animals in the shelter to assist with our spay/neuter program, medical supplies and our humane education program. We encourage you to collect pledges and join us at the park. The first 50 participants with pledges will receive a goodie bag. We look forward to seeing you and your four-legged friends at this years’ walk! Printable Pledge Sheets are available on our website
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Admission: Free donations accepted
Benefiting: Helping Homeless Pets
Come out and experience over 100 vendors to shop at. It is like a mall that you can bring your dog to. Than watch all the fun with games for you and your pet. ANY dog is welcome and can try a variety of games and the agility course, lure course and fun pet zone.
Come meet Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund .Come get your picture taken with you and your pet in the Wienermobile. Than watch the Running of the Wieners!
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Admission: Free! Donations and proceeds from swag will be donated to the local dog pound (Toronto South Animal Shelter)
The purpose of POOCHELLA is to create an event for our wonderful city of Toronto with the proceeds going right back into the community. Everyone is invited and your puppies too #nodiscrimination
+Pooch Photobooth (Take pictures and create gifs with your pooch)
+Pooch Awards (Best dog costume, owner/dog lookalike, etc)
+Pooch Show (Cutest pup, pudgie pooch, etc)
+Local dog pound (Play with pups or adopt one)
+much more to come!
June 21, 2015
10 am to 5 pm
6444 Line 86, Woolwich, Elmira, Ontario
A day when you can relax and watch YOUR dog be the star. DogLoversDays is a complete interactive “dog” festival where the family dog has fun running agility and speed tracks and much more. If it’s called a dog festival, it should be “all about the dog”.
9:00am to 6:00pm
Admission: $650.00 (This is a professional course for adults 18 years and older.)
An intensive 4-day workshop leading to professional dog walking certification. Graduates come away fully equipped to start a dog walking business—or advance an existing one. Expand your knowledge of canine behavior, learn new pack-management techniques and fight protocols, and go through the A-Z of running and marketing a dog walking business.
What You Get: A Professional dog walking certification First Aid certification, Certification seals for marketing 24 CPDT CEUs, Continental breakfast (weekend), afternoon power snacks, Copy of The Business of Dog Walking.
What You Will Learn: Pack management, dog communication & body language, aggression in all its forms: what it means, how to prevent it, and what to do about it. Safety and fight protocols, basic training: build reliable sits, recalls, and polite leash behavior. Client and dog screening, public relations, small business practices, liability protection, marketing, increasing profits and legalizing your business.
The course is taught through lecture, video analysis, demos, hands-on exercises, and field trips.
10:00am to 5:00pm
12:00pm to 5:00pm
The WoofJocks are a team of professional dog trainers and, of course, their very talented dogs. They offer 30-minute, variety-type shows that are both educational and entertaining. Great for the whole family!