Holiday Events! Looking for something fun to do with the family that’s pet friendly? Here’s what’s coming up to keep you and your furry friends and families happy this holiday season from Pet Pics with Santa to Charity Events, to Winterfest and more!


Mark your Calendars for Pet Photos with Santa!


Capture that special moment between Santa and your pet and help support a service dog! $2 from each photo is donated to the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides. No pets? No problem! We also welcome families and kids for photos with Santa too.

Weekends Dec 1, 2013 to Dec 22, 2013
11am to 6pm
Admission: $10+HST, includes $2 donation to the Lions Foundation
Benefiting: The Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides

For more info click HERE

Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) of Ontario

Date: Sunday, December 1, 2013

Location: Global Pet Foods, 509 Commissioners Rd W, London, ON N6J 1Y5 at Wonderland

Time: 11am – 3pm

*$10 per photo


Toronto Humane Society  for Pet Pics with Santa!

Christmas Bake Sale and Bazaar

Event Date: December 7th 2013

LOCATION: The Toronto Humane Society

ADDRESS: 11 River Street, Toronto, Ontario Canada

Event Date: December 13th

LOCATION : The Toronto Eaton Centre  Pet Pics with Santa

ADDRESS: 220 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario Canada

Free gift wrapping to support THS at The Eaton Centre until Christmas.

More info HERE

Moosonee Puppy Rescue 

Santa Paws Is Coming To Fetch this Saturday (Dec. 14) between 3 and 6 at your favourite Roncy, Toronto dog shop.

Stop by with your pooch, pay $10 and receive a festive photo featuring Santa and your furry buddy. PLUS a portion of the proceeds will go directly to our favourite rescue group The Moosonee Puppy Rescue.Visit for more info

Moosonee Puppy Rescue Adoption Day at Fetch This Sunday (December 15) between 11 and 4 Fetch will be hosting their last adoption of 2013.

Support the Pomeranian and Small Bread Rescue 

Event Date: Dec 7, 2013 11am to 4pm

LOCATION: Global Pet Foods in Mississauga

Put your best holiday sweaters on, pack up the family and the pets and head on over to the Hamilton Burlington SPCA to get your holiday photos done!

Picture packages start at just $10.00

Event Dates: Saturdays and Sundays from Nov 23-Dec 8th


Join the Boxer Rescue of Ontario with your dog at PetSmart in Ancaster!

“Your photo is worth more than words – Its worth a home for a pet in need!”

Event Date: Dec 7th, 2013 11am to 4pm

LOCATION:  PetSmart in Ancaster!


Canadian Dachshund Rescue, Ontario Photos with Santa Claws

Event Date: Dec 7th,2013 10am to 4pm

For a 5.00$ donation, you will receive a digital file of the photography via e-mail. All proceeds will benefit the Canadian Dachshund Rescue, Ontario.

info HERE

Support the Ontario SPCA at their locations for pics!

 Leeds and Grenville

Friday December 6th. 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Saturday December 7th, 9:00am – 2:00pm

LOCATION: Global Pet Foods Orangeville store at 47 Broadway

Friday December 6 & 13  4:00pm to 8:45pm
Saturday December 7  11:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday December 8  10:00am to 3:00pm

Midland & District Branch

Norman Garden Gallery
Pet Pictures with Santa at Norman’s Garden Gallery
830 Yonge Street, Midland, ON L4R 2E7
December 7th and 8th 2013, 11:00am – 3:00pm

and with Bullwrinkles in Bramalea City Centre this Sunday 15th

from 11am-4pm putting on a show and collecting Donations for Ontario SPCA!

They  will be in front of the PJ Pets Store.


 Homeward Bound Rescue

Date: Sunday, December 14

Location: Pet Valu Bowmanville Mall, 243 King Street East, Bowmanville ON

Time: 11 am to 5 pm

*$12 donation receive 2 of 5×7 photos with Santa taken by Faith Hope Love Photography


Santa Paws is Coming to Town- Boston Terrier Rescue Canada

December 7, 2013 12:00 pm- 4.00pm

Location : A Leg Up
Address: 756 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S2R6, Canada
Pics with Santa Paws
December 8, 2013 11:00 am-  4:00 pm
Venue: Global Pet Foods
Address: 450 Columbia St. W, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


Santa Pet Photos in Toronto Malls

Toronto, GTA and York Region malls that will be having events that will have Santa on hand for pet photo ops.

Markville Shopping Centre – 5000 Hwy 7 E
When: December 1, 8 &15 2013
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

* Use Entrance 8 near GUESS after 6pm

Yorkdale Mall – 3401 Dufferin Street
When: Sunday November 24 & Sunday December 1
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Scarborough Town Centre – 300 Borough Drive
When: Sunday November 24
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
*By appointment only, call customer service 416-296-0296 to book.

Georgian Mall – 509 Bayfield Street
When: Sunday November 24
Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm
*Enter via HomeSense doors – entrance # 5

The Shops at Don Mills Holiday Studio (25 Karl Fraser Road)
When: Saturday, November 30
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Vaughn Mills – 1 Bass Pro Mills Drive
When: Monday – Saturday & Sundays too!
Time: 10:00am-11:00am & 11:00am-12:00pm

Woodbine Centre- 500 Rexdale Boulevard
When: Saturday December 7 & Saturday December 14
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Toronto Christmas Market – The Distillery Historic District
When: Every Monday December 2 & 9
Time: 2:00pm – 7:30pm

Catch the WoofJocks performing at this year’s Harbourfront Winterfest!

December 14 & 15, 2013
Harbourfront Winterfest, Queens Quay, Toronto, ON
Show times:  1:00 pm and 3:0 pm daily

More info HERE
Keep that Trickster in your life happy with… Canine Trick Course at PawsWay!
Nov 3, 2013 to Dec 15, 2013
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Admission: $170+HST includes Novice Trick Dog Title

Teach your dog new tricks with Tricia Waples, CTDI (trainer of the year, Do More With Your Dog!®). Trick training is the best way to build a fun, loving relationship with your dog. During the classes, a variety of reward based training methods will elicit behaviours. Dogs of any age can participate in the 6 week program that provides instruction on how to train over 40 tricks. Cost is $170 and includes a novice trick dog title.

For more info click HERE  To register contact Tricia Waples at

Want something fun to do to help build the bond with your pup?

Rally-O Basics at PawsWay!

Dec 7, 2013 to Dec 28, 2013
12pm to 5pm
Admission: Free!

Saturday, December 7 (12-5pm) Saturday, December 21 (12-5pm) Saturday, December 28 (12-5pm) Looking for a way to stimulate your dog while doing something fun and challenging? Rally-O is the answer. Rally-O is intended to promote positive relationships between dogs and owners based on trust and respect. Stop by PawsWay and learn the basics. Drop-in between 12-5pm free!


Help Charity!

Walk and Wag for Warmth

December 14, 2013
11am to 3pm
Admission: $19, see website for more info.
Benefiting: The Toronto Humane Society

Fundraiser for the Toronto Humane Society. Santa pictures, children’s face painting, mini-makeovers for your canine friends and lunch are just some of the great things families can expect.

Click HERE for more info.

Get a head start on Holiday Shopping!


12 Days Till Christmas Shopping Events 

Save the date and join PawsWay on Friday, December 13th from 4pm-8pm, for an exclusive shopping event. Guests will enjoy a 12% discount at the PawShop, complimentary gift wrapping as well as hot chocolate and cookies.This is a night you don’t want to miss!




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