Looking for the pawfect thing to do with your pooch this year? Here are 5 awesome dog events happening in 2015!
WOOFSTOCK FESTIVAL – TORONTO, ON
The only admission needed is a wagging tail! Woofstock is North America’s largest dog party.
With over 300,000 annual attendees, and 250 vendors, Woof Stock is a non-stop weekend of outdoor dog fun! Contests, fashion shows, raffles, rescues, adoptions, stunt dogs, races… This event has everything a dog lover could want!
Ever wanted to witness the “Running of the Pugs?” Well, you can now!
Head down May 24th and 25th for the best weekend of your life.
DOG DAYS OF SUMMER – CARDIFF, CA.
“Dog days of summer is San Diego County’s largest dog-centric event!”
The events begin at 10am, and include contests like Best Kisser and Best Dressed. The festival is a full day packed with beer gardens, agility courses, photo booths, and over 200 vendors, including adoption pop-ups from local shelters and rescue organizations.
This year will also be featuring live music performances!
Dog Days is sure to be a blast for all parents and their fur kids!
UNLEASHED BY PETCO SURF DOG COMPETITION – IMPERIAL BEACH, CA
“Get stoked! It’s time for the most adorable surf event of the year.”
Watch the most fearless dogs of Cali jump on their boards and hang 20 in the 10th annual Surf Dog Competition. Dogs and owners of all shapes and sizes will gather for a full day of wave riding, shopping, eating, drinking, and soaking up the sun.
Featuring free photo and video booths, agility courses, dog food garden, on-site adoptions, kid zones for the humans, and beer gardens for the adults, this is Cali’s top dog event this August.
Be there or be square!
DOG DAYS OF SUMMER – ST. CATHERINE’s, ON.
With leash-free Doggie Play Zones, wading pools, and ball pits, St. Catherine’s Dog Days of Summer is the place to be this year!
Contest range from Wiggliest Tail to Super Hero Costumer Contests, and feature The Talented Dog, where owners and pups can show off their awesome tricks, skateboarding, and much more.
Vendors and special guests include shelters and rescue societies, merchandise, and food. They even have a silent auction and a Pet Psychic!
Busy this summer? Check out this Fall event!
DOG FILM FESTIVAL – NEW YORK, NY.
“The Dog Film Festival will be a celebration of the remarkable bond between dogs and their people.”
Kicking off the annual fall event is the Pooch Party! On Friday, October 2nd, New York’s finest will gather at a distinguished dog-friendly hotel with a red carpet welcome. Snacks and cocktails will be provided for the human guests, as well as Doggy Bags filled with “must haves” for the pups.
The event lasts all day, and features cinematic explorations of touching relationships between dogs and people. The theatre will seat 765 dog lovers, viewing two hour groupings of films from 3 minute animations to 50 minute documentaries.