Dog-Friendly Events

If you’re seeking news on dog-centric gatherings, walks, fundraisers and more, look below. And if you have an event you want us to post, just click here.

 
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August 3rd, 2016

  • People & Pets on the Patio

    August 3rd 2016 05:00 PM

    Holy Schnauzer, have you guys seen the calendar lately? Summer’s halfway done (sigh) but you still have plenty of time to pack in as much pup-lovin’ fun as possible. Here comes the next of this year’s SWD yappy hours: WHAT: People & Pets on the Pa Read More

August 4th, 2016

  • The Pound (A musical for the dogs)

    August 4th 2016 07:30 PM

    Admission is FREE for this preview show!! NDLB will have some amazing dogs in the lobby for theater goers to meet. Back by popular demand! As Laura gets to know all of the dogs, each dog has a sad story to tell about how they ended up there. Th Read More

August 5th, 2016

  • The Pound: A Musical for the Dogs

    August 5th 2016 07:00 PM

    Imagined Theatre presents – ”The Pound: A Musical for the Dogs” – a funny and heartwarming family-friendly show about a collection of colorful animal shelter canines and their quest to find a better life quickly – before time runs out . . . Pr Read More

August 6th, 2016

  • Woofstock Maple Grove

    August 6th 2016 10:00 AM

    Join us at The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes for our 4th Annual Woofstock Maple Grove! This free dog & kid-friendly event features a TON of stuff for the kids to do, lots of dog and people-related vendors, live music, food, and a guaranteed good time! Proceeds be Read More

  • The Retrievers Fundraising Happy Hour

    August 6th 2016 03:00 PM

    Come help us raise money for the Retrievers while enjoying food and a drink at Friar's! Friar's is donating 10% of all food and beverage purchase back to the Retrievers, so eat and drink up! We will have a few fundraising games, and will be raffling of Read More

August 7th, 2016

  • Paws on Grand

    August 7th 2016 11:00 AM

    PAWS ON GRAND Pet Pics, Furry Fashions and Rescue Resources. Sunday, August 7th on St. Paul’s Grand Avenue. St. Paul’s Grand Avenue kicks off the dog days of summer with the annual Paws on Grand presented by Bubbly Paws Dog Wash on Sunday, Aug Read More

  • The Pound: A Musical for the Dogs

    August 7th 2016 08:30 PM

    Imagined Theatre presents – ”The Pound: A Musical for the Dogs” – a funny and heartwarming family-friendly show about a collection of colorful animal shelter canines and their quest to find a better life quickly – before time runs out . . . Pr Read More

August 8th, 2016

  • Bourbon, Beer, & Bones

    August 8th 2016 04:00 PM

    Butcher & The Boar is THE place to be with your pup on Monday nights! Mondays evenings in August, food and drink specials will benefit Underdog Rescue. All furry guests get a free tennis ball, and housemade dog treats and doggie bandanas will be available Read More

  • Summer Brewery Tour: LynLake Brewery

    August 8th 2016 06:00 PM

    This is just one stop on our Summer Brewery Tour! Follow us all summer and get to know some of the best breweries in the Twin Cities while you raise money for rescue and connect with your community. Each of the breweries on the tour will be donating some Read More

  • Out & About Adventure Class. (Pint with your Pal)

    August 8th 2016 07:00 PM

    Out and About Adventure Class. Grab a pint with your pal. In the last session of our 4 part class. We will head to LynLake Brewery. See website for more info on this class. Read More

August 9th, 2016

  • Coco's Heart Day Camp for kids

    August 9th 2016 09:00 AM

    We are very excited to announce our first ever Day Camp for Kids by Coco's Heart Academy! We have 3 days in August that we are offering day-long camps. Please see flyer for details! Sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4eada629aafa7-cocos If y Read More

  • Outdoor Canine Manners Class- Open Enrollment

    August 9th 2016 06:30 PM

    Outdoor Canine Manners Class *Open Enrollment Style: means that you can begin attending class whenever you want, and finish 4, 6 or 8 weeks later – essentially, you choose your own start and end dates!•Instead of waiting for the start date of the cl Read More

  • Secrets of Natural Canine Care

    August 9th 2016 06:30 PM

    Once again we are blessed to have the Incredible Dr. Levy presenting! Tiffany's advice on this class: Even if you've been to one...or two of her seminars attend again! You learn something new each time. There is a new take away (for me) at every seminar Read More

August 10th, 2016

  • Dog Days at Rosedale Center

    August 10th 2016 05:00 PM

    Does your pup prefer a haute look to a hot day? Get those pretty paws off the pavement and into the A/C this August with Dog Days at Rosedale Center, in partnership with myTalk 107.1 and yours truly. Leash up your pooch to help you sniff out some great Read More

  • Lake Como Dog Walk

    August 10th 2016 06:30 PM

    Let's "Meetup!" for bi-weekly group dog walks throughout the summer! We alternate between St. Paul and Minneapolis. Our St. Paul dog walk this month will be at Lake Como. Meet the group in front of the Como Dockside restaurant (and pavilion) at 6:30, and s Read More

  • First Aid for Dogs

    August 10th 2016 07:30 PM

    Do you know canine CPR? Do you know the ABC's? Do you have a first aid kit? What do you do if your dog gets into poison? These are just a few of the topics we'll address at this class and much, much more. First aid knowledge is something you hope you'll ne Read More

  • The Pound: A Musical for the Dogs

    August 10th 2016 10:00 PM

    Imagined Theatre presents – ”The Pound: A Musical for the Dogs” – a funny and heartwarming family-friendly show about a collection of colorful animal shelter canines and their quest to find a better life quickly – before time runs out . . . Pr Read More

August 12th, 2016

  • DDNS @ Brown County Free Fair

    August 12th 2016 10:00 AM

    Come join the MN Club DockDogs Northern Stars at the Brown County Free Fair. This dockjumping competition is open to the public or come watch the high flying, super sonic speed retrieving, fun. There will be waves in Big Air, Speed Retrieve and Extreme Ver Read More

  • The Pound: A Musical for the Dogs

    August 12th 2016 08:30 PM

    Imagined Theatre presents – ”The Pound: A Musical for the Dogs” – a funny and heartwarming family-friendly show about a collection of colorful animal shelter canines and their quest to find a better life quickly – before time runs out . . . Pr Read More

August 13th, 2016

  • 4th Annual Doggy Dash

    August 13th 2016 08:00 AM

    Bring your pup and join with animal lovers to celebrate the 4th annual Pet Haven Doggy Dash! T-shirts available for purchase ($7) to those who register by July 30th! SCHEDULE: Event Day Registration/Check In Start 8:00 AM Doggie Dash Start 9:00 AM Read More

  • Adoption Event at Valley Creek Mall

    August 13th 2016 09:00 AM

    Smiling faces and adoptable pups await you at Valley Creek Mall's adoption event, featuring dogs from MN PAWS rescue. Stop by Sidewalk Dog's table for a sweet freebie: a cool new pocket map of Twin Cities Dog Parks & Dog-Friendly Breweries. Valley Creek Read More

  • Essential Oils for Healthy Pets

    August 13th 2016 12:30 PM

    Join us for this *all new* & impactful class on the amazing benefits of essential oils for pets. There are a lot of myths, misleading information about the use and safety of oils for our pets. Come learn how to determine what's safe and what we've used and Read More

  • Beer with your Buddy

    August 13th 2016 02:00 PM

    K9-Connection invites you and your pooch to join us for a celebration of people, dogs & beer!Please join them at the Nomad World Pub in Minneapolis on Saturday, August 13th, 2016 from 2-4:30pm for this OFF-LEASH event held rain or shine! We will have plent Read More

  • The Pound: A Musical for the Dogs

    August 13th 2016 04:00 PM

    Imagined Theatre presents – ”The Pound: A Musical for the Dogs” – a funny and heartwarming family-friendly show about a collection of colorful animal shelter canines and their quest to find a better life quickly – before time runs out . . . Pr Read More

August 14th, 2016

  • Small Dog Playgroup

    August 14th 2016 11:00 AM

    ACTUAL PLAYGROUP 1115-1215PM Just like humans, dogs love social interaction. With it, they can become more confident in themselves, with other dogs, and even with you. And when you come enjoy these experiences with your little furry friend, you form str Read More

  • Tiny Tots Playgroup

    August 14th 2016 12:30 PM

    Not all dogs are ready for the limelight of running with the popular crowd. Our Tiny Tots Playgroup is designed for dogs under 15 lbs. and who need a little encouragement to run and play. This gives your little one a chance to socialize without feeling int Read More

  • Dog Dayz of Summer Canine Carnival

    August 14th 2016 01:00 PM

    The Dog Dayz of Summer Canine Carnival offers fun for people of all ages and their dogs! Indoor and outdoor activities – live music, silent auction, games for families and dogs to win great prizes, plus food trucks, craft brews, and much more! All for a Read More

  • Puppy Playgroup

    August 14th 2016 01:30 PM

    ACTUAL PLAYGROUP TIME RUNS 145-245PM Just like humans, dogs love social interaction. With it, they can become more confident in themselves, with other dogs, and even with you. And when you come enjoy these experiences with your little furry friend, you Read More

  • Pups on the Patio

    August 14th 2016 02:00 PM

    It's Sunday Funday...Come to Omni Brewing in Maple Grove and help celebrate the completion and opening of the patio! There will be beer specials, games just for the dogs to enjoy & raffles to participate in. Read More

  • Project Delta’s Summerfest

    August 14th 2016 03:00 PM

    Join Project Delta for their inaugural fundraising event in the heart of Minneapolis. In addition to supporting this terrific local org — which pairs veterans with PTSD and/or TBI with shelter or rescue dogs — attendees will enjoy food and drinks, musi Read More

August 15th, 2016

  • Bourbon, Beer, & Bones

    August 15th 2016 04:00 PM

    Butcher & The Boar is THE place to be with your pup on Monday nights! Mondays evenings in August, food and drink specials will benefit Underdog Rescue. All furry guests get a free tennis ball, and housemade dog treats and doggie bandanas will be available Read More

  • Brews and Barks

    August 15th 2016 06:00 PM

    Come hang with us on Monday, August 15 from 6–9pm at the Fulton Tap Room in the North Loop for our 2nd annual Brews & Barks event. Enjoy beer, games, food, and live music. And don’t forget to get in your dose of snuggles with our adoptable dogs on hand Read More

August 17th, 2016

  • Yappy Hour at 3 Squares Restaurant

    August 17th 2016 05:00 PM

    Meet us at the huge courtyard and patio of 3 Squares Restaurant for a Sidewalk Dog yappy hour to benefit Minnesota Boxer Rescue. There'll be food and drink specials, freebies, and the return of our doggie pool. Plus irresistible underbites. Read More

  • Dog Days at Rosedale Center

    August 17th 2016 05:00 PM

    Does your pup prefer a haute look to a hot day? Get those pretty paws off the pavement and into the A/C this August with Dog Days at Rosedale Center, in partnership with myTalk 107.1 and yours truly. Leash up your pooch to help you sniff out some great Read More

  • Wine and Wag

    August 17th 2016 06:00 PM

    This tail wagging event will include: – 5 courses of gourmet appetizers and wine pairings – ALL NEW MENU including: Darby’s Famous Bacon Tots, and Fiesta Lime fish tacos! – Live music: Musician to be Announced – Raffle (one entry with ticket p Read More

August 20th, 2016

  • Summer Brewery Tour:Summit Brewing

    August 20th 2016 03:00 PM

    This is just one stop on our Summer Brewery Tour! Follow us all summer and get to know some of the best breweries in the Twin Cities while you raise money for rescue and connect with your community. Each of the breweries on the tour will be donating some Read More

August 21st, 2016

  • Pug Days of Summer Paw-ty & Play Time

    August 21st 2016 11:00 AM

    We are throwing a Pug Paw-ty to close out the end of Summer. Saying Goodbye is hard, so lets go out in style..yes we are going to have a Swimsuit Competition and a little pool Paw-ty. Leroy & Elmo will be working the Lemonade stand & Stewie will be on Life Read More

  • Paws on the Piazza

    August 21st 2016 12:00 PM

    Calling all our four-legged friends... Join us for Paws on the Piazza! Enjoy fun and frolic around the vineyard, doggie-selfies by the fountain, and of course there will be yappetizers. Bring your people; they'll lap it up, too. Read More

August 22nd, 2016

  • Bourbon, Beer, & Bones

    August 22nd 2016 04:00 PM

    Butcher & The Boar is THE place to be with your pup on Monday nights! Mondays evenings in August, food and drink specials will benefit Underdog Rescue. All furry guests get a free tennis ball, and housemade dog treats and doggie bandanas will be available Read More

August 24th, 2016

  • Dog Days at Rosedale Center

    August 24th 2016 05:00 PM

    Does your pup prefer a haute look to a hot day? Get those pretty paws off the pavement and into the A/C this August with Dog Days at Rosedale Center, in partnership with myTalk 107.1 and yours truly. Leash up your pooch to help you sniff out some great Read More

August 26th, 2016

  • National Dog Day at Pub 819

    August 26th 2016 11:00 AM

    We want to celebrate National Dog Day with you, because we love your pups just as much as you do! To celebrate we'll have, Dog treats for all Pups when you stop in. Read More

  • National Dog Day at Stanley's Northeast Bar Room

    August 26th 2016 11:00 AM

    It's National Dog Day! We love your pup just as much as you do! You and your furry friend can relax on the patio and enjoy a meal! $1 off entrees during YAPPY HOUR ALL DAY! FREE scoop of Izzy's Ice Cream Peanut Banana Pupcream to all pups! Read More

  • National Dog Day Patio Party at The Howe

    August 26th 2016 11:00 AM

    The Howe Daily Kitchen & Bar will be hosting a patio party celebration in honor of National Dog Day on Friday, August 26th. Located in South Minneapolis, off of 36th and Minnehaha Ave, The Howe’s new back patio grand opening will be open from 11am - 9pm. Read More

August 27th, 2016

  • Apple Pick'n Days

    August 27th 2016 10:00 AM

    Come pick some apples, make a scarecrow, arm wrestle a farmer or get a free charcoal portrait, all while benefitting Children’s Minnesota. Deardorff Orchards, Parley Lake Winery and the The Children’s Association-Minneapolis are proud to present their Read More

  • Yappy Hour

    August 27th 2016 11:00 AM

    Come Celebrate NDLB's 5th Anniversary!!! ~ Tickets are only $15 in advance ($20 at the door). All ticket holders will receive a drink, appetizer & entry into a raffle!!! ~ This is an opportunity for people to enjoy good food, drink, silent auction & r Read More

August 28th, 2016

  • End of Summer Celebration

    August 28th 2016 12:00 PM

    Come join us for the End of Summer Celebration! August 28th noon-5pm at Kozy Korner. $10 all you can eat pizza and pop. $10 all you can drink tap beer. Music by Good for Gary-Acoustic Adoption Event Silent Auction Puppy kissing booth Bouncy House Read More

  • Pet Party

    August 28th 2016 01:00 PM

    Visit with various rescue organizations, hosted in conjunction with Pause for Paws. See a demo by the K-9 unit of the Plymouth Police Department. Plus, family-friendly activities including a cutest pet contest, pet costume party, photo ops, pet trick conte Read More

August 29th, 2016

  • Bourbon, Beer, & Bones

    August 29th 2016 04:00 PM

    Butcher & The Boar is THE place to be with your pup on Monday nights! Mondays evenings in August, food and drink specials will benefit Underdog Rescue. All furry guests get a free tennis ball, and housemade dog treats and doggie bandanas will be available Read More

  • MN Paws on the Patio

    August 29th 2016 05:00 PM

    Summer may be winding down, but our yappy hour scene is not: Bark your calendars for a Monday funday on Longfellow Grill‘s huge courtyard and patio along the gorgeous Mississippi River Parkway. BENEFICIARY: 10% of food and drink sales on the patio and Read More

August 31st, 2016

  • Dog Days at Rosedale Center

    August 31st 2016 05:00 PM

    Does your pup prefer a haute look to a hot day? Get those pretty paws off the pavement and into the A/C this August with Dog Days at Rosedale Center, in partnership with myTalk 107.1 and yours truly. Leash up your pooch to help you sniff out some great Read More

  • Drink For A Cause: Wags N Whiskers

    August 31st 2016 06:00 PM

    A benefit to help needy animals at Wags & Whiskers Animal Shelter will be held at NorthGate Brewing on Wednes, Aug 31 from 6 to 10PM. We'll have a silent auction and raffle. $1 from every pint will help the shelter, along with $.50 from every half pint. Al Read More