Category Dog event
Dog festivals are everywhere – and so are festivals allowing dogs. Dogtrotting.net has been compiling an expanding list of dog events across Canada (and now the U.S.) and that list is expanding yearly to include neighbourhood and regional events filling fields and street parking lots (check out Liberty Village in Toronto here) like pop-up shops […]
Pet expos might be the best place to fill your photo with dog photos – especially those with ready-made sets like The Canadian Pet Expo on this weekend. The annual Canadian Pet Expo 2019, September 14 and 15, 2019, fills two units of the International Conference across from Pearson Toronto Airport. This year, line-ups flow smoothly and […]
Toronto’s Liberty Village was pleasantly surprising considering the area’s been gradually gentrifying thanks to the city’s perpetual condo building. Pampered Pooches might have been a 30-minutes visit, but Liberty Village is visitor and dog-friendly:
Flash forward to 2017, and Sara, along with her Super Collies Hero and Loki, are gaining attention from Howie Mandel and Simon Cowell on T.V.’s America’s Got Talent Season 12. Sara and her dogs’ repertoire of tricks earned the Super Collies team fifth place that season, and an invite to appear on America’s Got Talent Champions Edition two years later.
This year, Pawlooza 2019, early morning thunderstorms might have reduced numbers to the festival – that usually sees about 25,000 people and 6,000 dogs blanket the Plunkett Estate donated for the day so dogs can run into the large pond and stream and vendors set up tents over the sprawling property that includes a dog agility barn, 27-car garage, horse stable and golf course.
August 10, 2019 was the date of Wiener-paw-looz-a in Hamilton, Ontario, the annual fundraiser for the Ontario chapter of the Canadian Dachshund Rescue, a volunteer-run charity dedicated to rescuing homeless and surrendered Dachshund and Dachshund-crosses. Animals are pulled from shelters, or saved from puppy mills, and fostered until forever homes area found.
During one of the many heat advisories this summer, hundreds of dogs and their people – including me and my dog Victor – strolled into the Springwater Conservation Area at $12 per car to participate in Pawsitively Elgin on July 27, 2019.
Rarely do I get to Kitchener anymore, but when I do it’s for a dog event – and usually at Bingemans Park. (I will try camping there some time). Dogloversdays was back at Bingemans Marshall Hall July 13 and 14, 2019, 10 am to 4 pm. Indoors (except for dog diving) and free. Yes, free […]
The heat wave passed, and the rain held off, making Sunday neither too hot or too muddy for Muddy Paws annual winery dog festival. That’s right, July 6 & 7, 2019 was take your dog to the winery weekend – every year Featherstone Winery and Vineland Estates team up and allow pets and people to enjoy a glass of wine (or more) some stone-baked human garlic bread treats and pumpkin dog puffs.
Happy Fur Mom Day! Yes, that’s a thing…now. In celebration of enjoying life with fur babies – two cats and one pup – I spent one-hour two Saturdays in a row relaxing (what luxury) with my dog Victor at My Dog’s Café on Locke Street in Hamilton, Ontario. First Saturday – paw print day. Thanks […]