Dog Events: March Madness!


With spring in the air (mixed with a little snow), it’s time to celebrate with dog friendly events the whole family will love.

Global Pet Expo

March 4-6, 2015
Location: Orange County Convention Center
Global Pet Expo, the pet industry’s largest annual trade show, is presented by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA).
Enter to win a family pass or our talent search for a chance to be featured in the Pet Value Talent Hounds Talent Showcase at this coming April’s Canadian Pet Expo in Ontario. Details HERE

ARF @ PetSmart

March 7, 14, 21 & 28 2015
Time: 1:00pm  3:00pm
Location: Chinook PetSmart
Stop by and visit some of ARF’s ( Animal Rescue Foundation) adoptable dogs and speak with knowledgeable volunteers about their adoption process. You can also drop off any in-kind donations during this time as well.

Pet Therapy Society- Adoption Event

March 8, 2015
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Pet Therapy Society (14620 – 111 Avenue, Edmonton)

SCARS (Second Chance Animal Rescue Society) adoption event. This is a wonderful venue for meeting adoptable SCARS dogs looking for their forever homes.

Toronto French Bulldog Meetup

March 8, 2015
Time: 11:00am  1:00pm
Location: PawsWay Toronto
For more information, please visit the Toronto French Bulldogs Meetup Group 

THS St. James Town Pet Food Bank

March 12, 2015
Time: 12:00pm 3:00pm
Location: Community Corner, 200 Wellesley Street
Toronto Humane Society pet food bank that helps pet owners in the St. James Town community provide for their animals in times of need.

The Quintessentials Presents: Bets For Pets

March 13, 2015
Time: 7:00pm 10:30pm
Location: 918 Bathurst Street, Toronto

Test your luck for a great cause! Bets for Pets is a charity casino night with proceeds going towards Toronto Humane Society and the Humber College Scholarship Program.


  • Casino Games
  • Live Performances
  • DJ
  • Magicians
  • Flair Bartending
  • Silent Auction
  • Prizes
  • Food and Passed Hors D’oeuvres

*Semi-formal attire recommended*

Ticket information HERE

3rd Annual For The Love Of Paws Fundraiser

March 14, 2015
Time: 6:30pm 11:00pm
Location: Fontana Primavera Event Centre: 77 Woodstream Blvd. Vaughan
Enjoy a murder mystery dinner show, prizes, food, raffles and more! 100% Net Proceeds donated to the Toronto Humane Society, In Loving Memory of Antonio D’Agostino.

For more info and tickets visit For The Love Of Paws website.

The Canadian Dachshund Rescue Dog Adoption

March 14, 2015
Time: 10:00 am till 2:00 pm
Location: Pet Valu at 890 Main Street East, in the SuperStore Plaza in Milton

The Canadian Dachshund Rescue organization will be bringing a number of cute Dachshunds in need of adoption. Help a dog in need find a forever home!

Pet Valu’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Photo Shoot

March 14, 2015
Time: 11:00 am till 5:00 pm
Location: Pet Valu (175 Old Hampton Road)

Bring any of your pets to get their picture taken for only $5.  All proceeds will be going to our local shelters, the SPCA and Ca-R-Ma Rescue.

Lions Foundation Dog Guides Meet the Dog Guide Puppies

March 14, 2015
Time: 11:00 am till 4:00 pm
Location: Pet Valu at 3843 Bloor Street West, Etobicoke Meet the Dog Guide Puppies and their Foster Parents. Sample some Dog treats from TRUE RAW Choice Companion Pet Treats and buy a Ticket for a great Raffle and support the Lions Foundation Dog Guides.

Fur-ever Homes Rescue Adoptions

March 14, 2015
Time: 11:00 am till 3:00 pm
Location: Calgary Shawnessy (70 Shawville Boulevard SE)

Fur-ever homes will be in store with adoptable pups looking for their Forever Homes, check their website out for updates on who will be coming !

Loyal Dog Rescue Adoption Day

March 14, 2015
Time: 12:00 am till 3:00 pm
Location: Pickering (705 Kingston Road)

Hamilton/Burlington SPCA March Break Camp!

Mar 16, 2015 to Mar 20, 2015
8:00am to 5:00pm
Admission: $200/Week or $40/day (min. 2 days)

DISCOVERY KIDS MARCH BREAK CAMP MARCH 16-20, 2015 The camp for young animal lovers ages 6-11! Campers learn about proper animal care, pet safety, how to stay safe around animals, owner responsibility and more. Learn and have fun through hands-on socialization, games, activities, crafts and special guest speakers! Ages 6-11 $200/week $40/day (minimum of 2 days) 8:30PM-4:30PM

EXTENDED CARE AVAILABLE 8:00-8:30AM AND 4:30-5:00PM (each ½ hour = $6)


Family Winter Fun Day!

Mar 16, 2015
11am until 2pm.
Location: Knights of Columbus Park on Circlebrooke Dr. in Yorkton.

Hot Dog Sale with Free Hot Chocolate sponsored by Pet Valu Yorkton. Bring your skates or toboggans. Great winter fun for the family. All proceeds go to Animal Rescue Team.

Saint Johns Ambulance Pet First Aid Course

Mar 21, 2015
10:00am to 5:00pm

PawsWay Toronto

Admission: $129+HST, advanced registration is required

First aid skills and knowledge specific to cats and dogs exists and can save your pet’s life in the event of illness or injury. The St. John Ambulance pet first aid course provides the necessary skills and training to respond safely and effectively. Participants will learn and practice resuscitation techniques like CPR, how to aid a choking animal, and how to pet proof their homes to prevent serious injuries or illness.

National Puppy Day

March 23, 2015

National Puppy Day is a special day to celebrate the unconditional love and joy that puppies bring to our lives, and more importantly to help save homeless puppies by promoting adoption and educating the public about puppy mills. Visit the Toronto Humane Society where they will be sharing fun and interesting puppy facts.

Sadies K9 Stay & Play – Adoption Event

March 28, 2015
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Sadie’s K9 Stay & Play  (8521 Argyll Road, Edmonton)

adoption event, meet adoptable dogs!

You can watch this event on Sadie’s video feed:

Sadie’s offers 20% off training classes for people who have adopted SCARS dogs! In addition, if you adopt a SCARS (Second Chance Animal Rescue Society) dog during the adoption event, they offer 20% off the purchase of dog accessories (excluding food & kennels; day of event only).

Dog Guru Pet Care 101

Mar 29, 2015
10:00am to 6:00pm

PawsWay Toronto

Admission: $275-325

Ever wondered if there was somewhere that offered training to work in the Pet Care Industry? Well, here it is! Basics and hands-on training for an exciting career as a Dog Daycare Attendant, Dog Walker, Pet Sitter, Kennel Attendant, Veterinarian Assistant, Dog Trainer Assistant, Animal Control Officer, Pet Rescue Worker.

More information and to register online 

Save the date: April 3-5 over Easter- don’t miss Canadian Pet Expo!

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