Upcoming Events: March Madness!

All the hottest dog friendly events this March 2014 that are sure to keep you and your pets entertained as we happily welcome Spring! Warmer weather means more fun outdoors, bring your family and pets out to these great events happening in your area!

Have an upcoming event we should know about? Register then list for FREE on our Events page. Click HERE to add yours!

PawsWay Pet Loss Support Group

March 1, 2014
PawsWay, Toronto

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. Participants will have an opportunity to express their loss and share memories of their companions. The group meets the first Saturday of each month.

PawsWay K-9 Manners Level One!

March 1st 2014- Apr 2, 2014
PawsWay, Toronto
Admission: $199+HST
This 6-week course is designed to help clients teach their dog to be a pleasant and responsive family and household companion. With its flexible curriculum both basic skills and specific problem behaviours will be clearly addressed. All skills will be taught using positive reinforcement training, with an emphasis on people friendly and dog friendly techniques.

Toronto Humane Society – Vaccination Clinic

March 5th, 6th, 11th, 13th, 15th (10am-2pm), 25th, 26th and 27th

*By appointment only, Call :416 392 2273

•Based on a business and operational model developed by Humane Alliance: low cost, high-volume, and self-sustaining.
• Primarily focused on cats and kittens due to the enormous problem of homeless, stray, abandoned and feral cats in the city of Toronto. Dogs and puppies are also accepted at the clinic.
• The Toronto Humane Society Spay/Neuter and Vaccine Services are open to citizens needing veterinary services for their pets. We do not accept breeders at these clinics, thank you for your understanding.

Red Barn Event Centre presents : Demystifying Dog Aggression: Exploring Myths and Misconceptions

March 8th, 2014
Red Barn Event Centre 
Registration Fee: Regular Rate – $55 = $62.15
RBEC Klub K9 Member Rate – $50 + HST = $56.60
Day of registry add $10.
Includes:  lunch, coffee/tea and water. Free On-site parking.

This workshop, lead by Sharon Dunsmore of K9 Klubhouse, will cover these topics:

  • Reading Dogs and their Social Skills
  • Defining Aggression
  • Types of Aggression
  • Functions of Aggression
  • Assessment Protocols
  • Treatments available

Puppy Kindergarten

March 8th, 2014
PawsWay, Toronto
Admission: $100 plus HST for four one hour sessions

New Puppy? Bring out the best in your dog in this exciting and informative four week series of classes! Topics include come when called, sit, stand and down on command, name recognition, house training, leash pulling and much more!

Chihuahua Meetup

March 9th, 2014
PawsWay, Toronto

This is a chihuahua specific off leash event hosted and run by Canadian Chihuahua Rescue and Transport (CCRT).

March Break Camp 

March 10-14th 2014
Hamilton SPCA  -245 Dartnall Rd, Hamilton, ON
HBSPCA camps are a fantastic way for avid animal lovers to spend their days immersed in the world of our furry friends. From guest speakers and field trips to crafts, games and hands-on interaction with animals at the shelter, our engaging and innovative camp programming helps kids develop compassion and respect for all living things.

Discovery Kids March Break Camp Ages 6 to 11

At our Discovery Kids March Break Camp, children learn about proper pet care, pet safety, how to stay safe around animals, owner responsibility and more.
The children learn and have fun through periods of hands-on socialization with small animals, games, activities, crafts, special guest speakers and contests.

Full details on the camp, including fees, are included as part of the March Break Camp 2014 Registration Package.

Interested in learning leadership skills and learning volunteer hours? Read about ourLeader-in-Training programs.

Red Barn March Break Junior Dog Trainer Camp for Kids

March 12 and Thursday, March 13, 2014
Red Barn Event Centre
Cost: $45 + HST per day. 2 day program $80 + HST.
Registration: Mail the Registration form with payment to Red Barn Event Centre at the address above OR Email  info@redbarneventcentre.com.

If your kids are crazy about dogs, sign up for a super time at the Red Barn March Break Junior Dog Trainer Camp for Kids!  Its a great opportunity for some education abour rescue dogs too. That’s because students can participate in the program with their family pet, or they can choose to work  with a shelter dog that has been previously chosen for this program. The maximum number of students  per group is 6, and kids from age 7 to 15 can take part in one of two age group categories, 7 – 10 and 11 – 15.

The camp intructors will include professionals in the dog professions, including a selection from Veterinarian, Veterinary Technician, Animal Control Officer, SPCA, OPP Canine Unit Trainer, Groomer, Animal Massage Therapist, Animal Chiropractor, Dog Sport Trainers, and possibly breeders with puppies.

For the Love of Paws Charity Dinner and Dance 

March 13, 2014

Fontana Gardens Banquet Hall – Vaughan, OntarioFor The  Love Of Paws 2014! 2nd Annual Fundraiser with 100% Net proceeds being  donated to the Toronto Humane Society!Night Includes:
Antipasto Bar
3 Course meal (vegetarian option available)
Late Night Snack Station
Riceball Station
Cupcake Station
– DJ
– Live Muscian
– Live Diamond Dancers
– Magician!It’s a great night for a great cause! Lets help our furry friends 🙂St. John Ambulance Pet First AidMarch 15th, 2014
PawsWay, Toronto

Cost is $129 including book and Pet First Aid kit. To register call 416-967-4244.This one-day course takes place the third Saturday of every month and is taught by certified First Aid instructors. It provides you with the knowledge, judgement and skills needed to respond safely and effectively in an emergency situation.Sport Detection Workshop

March 15th, 2014
Red Barn Event Centre

*Cost – Please Add HST 13% to each of these prices:RBEC Klub K9 Member Rate – $75 per dog, Non-member Rate – $90 per dog
RBEC Klub K9 Auditor Rate – $15, Non-member Auditor Rate – $20Registration: Use the Registration Form hereYour dog will learn “nosework” with Karin Apfel, DogSmarts . This is open to ALL dogs, even puppies and seniors! No prior experience or training necessary for either you or your dog. Instructor Karen Apfel of  Dogsmart Training uses fun games based on detection training for police and detection dogs. This type of work helps shy or nervous dogs build confidence. It can help exuberant dogs build self-control too.**Please note – the workshop capacity is limited to 16 DOGS only, but we can have an unlimited number of auditors (auditors are people without dogs that observe the sessions). Those who are participating in working spots may audit other sessions  at no charge. PawsWay K-9 Trick Course  March 16th, 2014
PawsWay, Toronto

Cost is $170 and includes a novice trick dog title.To register contact Tricia Waples 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.

Super Pet Expo

March 21st-23rd, 2014
Chantilly, VA — DC Metro


  • FUN—Exciting Edutainment for Pet Lovers
  • SHOP—Shop 150+ Local & National Exhibitors
  • ADOPT – Meet Adoptable Pets
  • LEARN—Learn About Different Pets and Pet Related Products
  • PLAY—Leashed Pets Welcome – Retractable Leashes NOT Permitted
  • SEE—Dogs, Cats, Birds, Reptiles, Small Animals and More

Leashed pets are welcome to attend (no charge). Retractable or flexi leashes are not allowed.

150+ vendors selling all types of cool pet products and services, many with amazing prices.

March 21 – 23, 2014
Registration includes coffee/tea/water, lunch and snacks at breaks.
CANINE ATHLETE ACADEMY: Everything you need to keep your  canine athlete healthy & competing well into their senior years.
Up-close & personal with Dr. Chris Zink, DVM
Chris Zink D.V.M., Ph.D. will be available for a limited number of individual consults in association with the seminar. Two separate consult formats are available. The consults will be provided on a pre-booked, first-come, first-served basis. Call or email for more information.
1. Structure/Gait Analysis (25 min – $125.00)
2. Problem-oriented Evaluation (50 min. – $225.00)
March 22nd, 2014
PawsWay, Toronto
$50 +HST
Is your dog pulling you? Do you feel stressed every time you have to take your dog on a walk? Take control of your dog with this great workshop. Enroll today and see that walking your best friend can indeed be a pleasant and fun experience.
March 26th, 2014
PawsWay, Toronto
We all have questions when it comes to the well being of our pets so why not ask those questions for FREE? Back by popular demand, Dr. Krista Nelson from TVEH will be on site to offer professional advice and guidance. Mary – the PawsWay grooming expert with over eight years of experience – will also provide advice and demonstrate basic grooming techniques. Please bring in your current grooming tools to learn how to maximize their effectiveness.
March 28th, 2014
PawsWay, Toronto
This course is mandatory for visitors attending PawsWay Off Leash and costs only $10.75 per family.

STAY SAFE, PLAY SAFE! Learn everything you need to keep your dog safe in an off leash environment – whether at PawsWay or outside. Discover invaluable tips on canine body language and how to ensure safe, responsible  and fun environment for you and your dog.

Pet First Aid Course

March 29, 2014
PawsWay, Toronto -North Building
Admission: Please Contact

DogGuru.ca presents: Pet First Aid Certificate Course, held at PawsWay Pet Discovery Center,Toronto.  Rated “Best and Most Practical” Pet First Aid course Solid, experience-based Pet First Aid Certificate course for both dog and cat owners and Pet Care Professionals. -Vet-approved -Certification course – Pet Care Professionals need these tools to properly care for other people’s pets. -Natural remedies discussed -For Dog owners and Cat owners.

To get more information and/or to register directly for this event  click HERE

Pet First Aid – at All About Dogs

March 30, 12am – Mon, March 31, 12am

Contact : info@allaboutdogs.ca or 416-787-3647Pet First Aid – at All About Dogs from 8:30am-6:30pm – Taught by certified instructor and veterinary technician. Learn how to recognize the signs of poisoning and how to stabilize your animal in the event of any accident illness or injury.Walks ‘N’ Wags Pet First Aid Certificate Course (Guelph)

March 30, 12am – Mon, March 31, 12am

Presented by K9 Compass Walks ‘N’ Wags Pet First Aid Certificate Course (Guelph) – Join the International Leaders in Pet First Aid for a fun-filled, hands-on day of both emergency and preventative skills. Vet approved.



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