Dog Events: September


What’s Fun to do with Fido this Fall

Hamilton/Burlington SPCA: Bark ‘n Bar-BQ!

September 5, 2014
Ancaster Fairgrounds ,

630 Trinity Rd S
Jerseyville, ON L0R 1R0
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Admission: $125/ticket, $1000 for a table sponsorship
Benefiting: Hamilton/Burlington SPCA

In celebration of the Wiggle Waggle Walk & Splash’s 25th anniversary,we are hosting our first ever Bark ‘n BBQ at the Ancaster Fairgrounds with dinner catered by La Piazza Allegra!

Meet the people behind the HBSPCA  and the people whose lives are enriched by animal friends.

For more information, please call 905-574-7722 ext 427 or email

Dog Daze in Penetanguishene

September 6th

Bordered by Aussies performing 

The Strut Your Mutt Challenge

(will conclude on October 11 at 11:59pm EST)

September 6:
Jacksonville, FL – Riverside Park
Los Angeles, CA – Will Rogers State Historic Park

September 13:
Austin, TX – Mueller Lake Park
Portland, OR – Sellwood Riverfront Park
Salt Lake City, UT – Liberty Park

September 20:
Houston, TX – TC Jester Park

September 27:
St. Louis, MO – Tilles Park
New York City, NY – Pier 84
Kanab, UT – Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
DC Metro – Black Hill Regional Park

To raise money for Best Friends Animal Society, and participating shelters and rescues across the country all working together to bring about a time of “No More Homeless Pets”.

A nationwide fundraising dog walk and fun run for pets and their people to save the lives of shelter pets!

Dandie Dinmont Show

September 6th, 2014

Pawsway Toronto

11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Admission: FREE

A show dedicated to the Dandie Dinmont Terrier. Despite their rarity (there are less than 250 Dandies in Canada and fewer than 3,000 world-wide), sixty dogs will be on display at Purina PawsWay.

This event will also feature Highland dancing and the Dandie Dinmont Terrier Club of Canada’s famous “cuddling parlour.” 

Purina PawsWay Pet Star

September 7, 2014

Pawsway Toronto

11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Admission: FREE but there is a $10 fee per additional photo print.

Have your dog (or cat!) photographed to enter the competition to find the 2014 Purina PawsWay Pet Star.

Your pet’s photo will be displayed onsite at PawsWay and online to be voted on by the public. The winner will receive the prestigious 2014 Pet Star title and a fabulous gift basket!

25th Wiggle Waggle Walk & Splash!

September 7, 2014
Confederation Park and Wild Waterworks
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Admission: FREE

The Hamilton-Burlington SPCA is hosting their annual Wiggle Waggle Walk & Splash. Join the fun for a scenic 5km walk followed by a Doggie Pool Party at Wild Waterworks!

Ruffsport and Kallie the Collie performing in Hamilton/Burlington, ON SPCA Walk and Splash today. 

What’s new this year?

  • Some of Hamilton’s finest food trucks will be on site! 10% of the revenue from food sales will be donated back to the animals!
  • Improved registration process to get you and your dogs wiggling and waggling much faster.
  • The Fresh FM “Street Team”, Darrin and Colleen with be the event MCs, kicking off the event!

Register online and for more information, please call 905-574-7722 ext 427 or email

Del Mar, Cal at the Surf-a-thon

September 7th

Mr. Tuff will be hitting the “ruff” waves in Del Mar, Cal at the Surf-a-thon. If you can’t join Mr. Tuff watch it live at look for the neon lime green !!! 


Sep 13, 2014 to Sep 14, 2014
9:00 AM (Saturday & Sunday) to 6:00 PM Saturday; 5:00 PM Sunday
Admission: See Website

DogLoversDays is a day with your dog, packed with fun and events for the entire family!

Enjoy the:







For more information, please call 519-835-1472 or email

Kitchener-Waterloo BADASS Dash!

September 13, 2014
8:00 Am to 5:00 Pm
Benefiting: Autism Speaks , an organization dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder

Men, women, children and their “best friend” come together as a team to conquer 8-10 unique, challenging, fun and BADASS canine specific obstacles that will be sprawled across a 5K-7K course.

Enjoy the POST-RACE FESTIVAL which will host racers and canines alike, vendors and spectators in a festival atmosphere with the inclusion of live entertainment, a pet expo area, a beer garden, food & beverages, an awards ceremony, contests and prize giveaways.

For more information, please call 330-441-4258 or email

Friends For Life! Walk Ontario SPCA

September 20th & 21st 2014

Time:9:00am – 2:00pm

Location:16586 Woodbine Ave RR 3, Newmarket

Contact:Kim Thompson – 1-888-668-7722

Join in the fun for the Friends for Life! Walk™ weekend to save pets around the province! Thousands of walk participants will enjoy a stroll with their families around the park in their community to help raise support for the animals in need across Ontario. Even people without pets come out to enjoy the day and support this worthwhile cause.

All dogs must be on leash at all times! Please remember to clean up after your dog!

Rescue Me Weekend

September 27th, 2014

Pawsway Toronto

12:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Admission: FREE

Meet dedicated rescue groups who work tirelessly to find loving new homes for their rescued dogs and cats. Meet some of the deserving animals that are available for adoption!

Bonus: shop for your pet at the PetCentric Yard Sale and support the rescue organizations onsite!

Barkfest Dog Festival and Harvest Fall Food Fair!

Sep 27, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014
Event Location: Essa Agriplex, 7505 10th Line, Thornton (Barrie) ON L0L 2N0

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Admission: $10 parking
Benefiting: COPE Service Dogs and local dog rescues

With over 4,500 people and their dogs attending the first year, that we outgrew our venue! We expect 12,000 – 15,000 people to attend this year’s, two-day festival at our new, larger location.

This year we are having a combined event, the 2014 “Barkfest Dog Festival & Harvest Fall Food Fair”.  This beautiful 100 acre country property is the perfect venue for foodies, families and canine companions. With great pet-related vendors, dog-sport demos, and contests,

Barkfest is THE place to bring your canines, come to play, shop and spend the day having fun! You may have your animal blessed in honour of St. Francis of Assisi. We also have fundraising for COPE Service Dogs and are promoting various dog adoption organizations. The OPP and their canines will be performing tactical demos too. The Harvest Fall Food Fair has crafts, artisans, and plenty of great food to eat.

For more information, please call 647-227-6000 or email


Latest Buzz

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *