Dog Events: May

Sweetie in the flowers

Dog friendly events the WHOLE family can enjoy!

2nd Annual National PureBred Dog Day

May 1, 2015
All Day

Celebrate the diversity, heritage and predictability of the purpose bred dog and protect all breeds, their owners, and their ethical breeders.

Use the #purebreddogs to join in the conversation online and to make the topic trending!

Do your research before getting a puppy or dog as different breeds have different characteristics. Find the right breed for you then consider adopting or do your research on responsible breeders.

Pampered Pooches TO

May 2, 2015
11am to 6pm
Admission: Free
Belleville, Ontario

Lots of fun activities for dog owners and their masters, as well as a market featuring unique, one-of-a-kind products and services for your favourite furry friends. This is a fun, FREE, one day destination for doggies & their pet parents to indulge in food, fashion, health tips and more!

47th Annual Purina Animal Hall of Fame

May 4th, 2015

See the four new 2015 Purina Animal Hall of Fame™ Inductees join 163 heroic animals. Plus hear their stories live!

Plus find out more after Tuesday on Talent Hounds and at PawsWay Toronto.

Milton BoomFest Welcomes :DogLoversDays

May 15, 2015 to May 18, 2015
10am to 5pm
886 Nipissing Road, Milton ON
 DogLoversDays is a fun filled family day with your dog in a complete interactive “dog” festival where the family dog has fun running agility and speed tracks and much more. If its called a dog festival, it should be “all about the dog”. 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.

Victoria Day Weekend with the Woofjocks

May 16, 2015 to May 18, 2015
noon to 4pm (shows at 12, 1:30 and 3:30pm)
Admission: Free

The WoofJocks Canine All Stars are a team of Southern Ontario professional dog trainers and of course, their very talented dogs. They offer a 30-minute variety show that is both educational and entertaining. Each show is choreographed to music, showcasing tricks, agility, frisbee, musical freestyle, precision obedience drills and fun, audience interactive canine games.


May 24, 2015
10 am (Walk Start 11:00 AM)
Admission: Register today!

All funds raised go directly to theLions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides

There is no fee to participate, and all funds raised go directly to theLions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides! The Purina Walk for Dog Guides is a national fundraising walk held in more than 200 communities across Canada. It raises funds to help train Dog Guides for Canadians with visual, hearing, medical or physical disabilities. To date the walk has raised more than $12 million!

The Harbourfront walk starts and ends at Purina PawsWay. Our 2014 walk raised just under $20,000, and we’d love to top that this year! Join us for the walk, followed by a BBQ lunch (courtesy of Sobey’s), a silent auction and prize draw!

Dogs 4 Youth

May 30, 2015
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Admission: $5; Kids 12 & under Free!
Benefiting: Foundation of Resources for Teens
Peach King Centre in Grimsby, Ontario

Dogs 4 Youth will be the biggest dog marketplace in Niagara, featuring vendors from across the region in a one-stop dog shop! Live entertainment, delicious food, and everything your furry friend could ever want, all under one roof for one day only! All proceeds go to helping the FORT youth centre, an organization that provides free programming for youth ages 11-18 in Grimsby, Smithville, and Caistor.

Petapolooza, Pickering’s Pet Trade Show 

May 30, 2015
10 am to 5 pm
Upper level of the Pickering Leash Free Area at Grand Valley Park in Pickering. (Concession 3, west of Valley Farm Rd, Pickering)

The City of Pickering, Animal Services Section will host its 4th Petapolooza Trade Show. The Petapolooza trade show brings together pet enthusiasts within our community and gives them an opportunity to meet industry professionals, rescue groups, and others in the pet industry. New for this year’s event we will be having an amateur dog obedience show and food and drinks will be available from a local food truck. All funds generated from this event will go towards the development of a permanent Animal Shelter here in Pickering.

Purina® Walk for Dog Guides

May 31, 2015
10 am to 5 pm

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