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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February 1st, 2017

  • Humane Lobby Day

    February 1st 2017 09:00 AM

    Learn how to speak up for Minnesota's animals! Join us for Humane Lobby Day at the Minnesota Capitol on Feb 1, 2017. It consists of morning coffee followed by a program, lobbying tips, lunch, and then afternoon meetings with your state senator and represe Read More

February 4th, 2017

  • Doggie Depot

    February 4th 2017 10:00 AM

    A major highlight of our winter: the return of Doggie Depot, a pup-tastic INDOOR event at Union Depot in St. Paul with shopping, entertainment, refreshments, and more. Wagging tails warmly welcomed. And it’s FREE! When + Where: Saturday, Feb. 4 from 1 Read More

  • ! Puppy Playtime !

    February 4th 2017 11:00 AM

    IT’S PUPPY SEASON!!!! Chubby, warm, roly poly, squishy-faced puppies! We, at Dreadlocks for Dingoes, LOVE puppies! We love to see puppies get a great start. That includes plenty of opportunities to play with other puppies. That’s how they learn the rop Read More

February 5th, 2017

  • Tiny Tots Playgroup

    February 5th 2017 11:00 AM

    Location: Apple Valley 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 so Read More

  • Puppy Playgroup

    February 5th 2017 12:00 PM

    Location: Apple Valley ACTUAL TIME PLAYGROUP RUNS IS 1215-115PM 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 Read More

  • Small Dog Playgroup

    February 5th 2017 01:30 PM

    Location: Apple Valley 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 stronger Read More

February 9th, 2017

  • Pet Lover's Mixer

    February 9th 2017 06:00 PM

    Join us for a Valentine’s Day Pet Mixer at Bad Weather Brewery! Join us a single or as a couple to hang out and enjoy an evening of fun. While we won’t have animals there for adoption, we will have their profiles for you to see in hopes that you wil Read More

February 10th, 2017

  • Groom R Dog Workshop

    February 10th 2017 05:00 PM

    Groom R Dog (GRD) Workshop Bring your dog and learn how to trim nails, brush, wash, clip, style! Each dog has unique requirements of care. Learn how to care for your pet through this hands on workshop with experienced grooming instructors! Come ev Read More

February 11th, 2017

  • PUPPY KINDERGARTEN - TRAINING CLASS

    February 11th 2017 10:00 AM

    For Puppies 10 weeks to 6 months. Class meets each Saturday at 10AM for six weeks. 100% positive reinforcement training. No prong, choke or electric collars allowed. Puppies learn basic manners with nominal distances, duration and distractions. $125. Yo Read More

  • Canines for Camp Dog Walk

    February 11th 2017 10:00 AM

    Canines for Camp is a 5K Dog Walk at the Twin Cities Snowshoe Shuffle. Racers run or walk in the snowshoe race with their dogs, but we created a sub-event for dog lovers that is less competitive and more relaxing, but still a great way to get exercise for Read More

  • Winter Festival Dog Sledding at the Wildlife Science Center

    February 11th 2017 11:00 AM

    Discover the world of the dog sledder during a day of winter fun at the Wildlife Science Center. Mushers and their dog teams will be on-hand to meet and inform participants about this incredible winter sport. The day's activities include demonstrations by Read More

  • Luv Me Again Rescue Adoption Day

    February 11th 2017 11:00 AM

    Luv Me Again Animal Rescue will be here this Saturday the 11th with some special friends who are up for adoption! From 11AM-1PM. Stop in and meet these cute little faces, maybe make an addition to your family! Bentley's Pet Stuff 7433 France Ave S, Read More

  • ! PUPPY PLAYTIME !

    February 11th 2017 11:00 AM

    IT’S PUPPY SEASON!!!! Chubby, warm, roly poly, squishy-faced puppies! We, at Dreadlocks for Dingoes, LOVE puppies! We love to see puppies get a great start. That includes plenty of opportunities to play with other puppies. That’s how they learn the rop Read More

  • Cupids & Canines Adoption Event

    February 11th 2017 12:00 PM

    Calling all animal lovers! The Vintage Loft and Corner of Kindness have partnered for this special event! These wonderful local businesses have donated items for the event Fido's Pantry, Woofington, Club Mutts, and more! Save the date and spread the word! Read More

  • Candlelit Ski & Dog Sled

    February 11th 2017 06:00 PM

    Siberian huskies, stargazing, and skis will be part of an upcoming Candlelit Ski & Dog Sled luminary event from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, at Baylor Regional Park. Ski along luminary trails and catch a hayride over to the Eagle Lake Observatory ( Read More

February 12th, 2017

  • PUPPY KINDERGARTEN 6 WEEK CLASS

    February 12th 2017 01:00 PM

    For Puppies 10 weeks to 6 months. Class meets each Sunday at 1PM for six weeks. 100% positive reinforcement training. No prong, choke or electric collars allowed. Puppies learn basic manners with nominal distances, duration and distractions. $125. Your Read More

  • Twin Cities English Bulldog Meet Up

    February 12th 2017 03:00 PM

    February Twin Cities English Bulldog Meet Up https://www.facebook.com/groups/1504108053247329/ $5 entry fee to help cover the room rental costs. We will meet at Dog Day Getaway in Apple Valley. 14607 Felton Court #101 Apple Valley, MN 55024 Read More

February 14th, 2017

  • ! Valentine's Evening at Dreadlocks for Dingoes !

    February 14th 2017 06:00 PM

    Since WE don’t have any plans, we decided to spread the love at The Lowertown Dreadlocks for Dingoes. Doggy Daycare/Playtime will be open until midnight on February 14, 2017 for all you lovebirds who would like to spend an evening alone, just the two o Read More

February 15th, 2017

  • Drink for a Cause - My Pit Bull is Family

    February 15th 2017 06:00 PM

    Looking to volunteer for an amazing advocacy organization? Love dogs but not ready to foster or adopt for a rescue? Join My Pit Bull is Family at NorthGate Brewing for Drink for a Cause. Come meet our Minneapolis volunteer team, learn about becoming a Read More

February 17th, 2017

  • Stone Mountain Pet Lodge Grand Opening Event

    February 17th 2017 10:00 AM

    Join Stone Mountain Pet Lodge in celebrating our newest location in Brooklyn Park! Tours, games, free dog nail trims and 25% off all retail products. Meet our lodging, day care, grooming and training staff. Have some fun too! Dogs on leash are always we Read More

  • Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic

    February 17th 2017 11:00 AM

    Dogs in their natural element are a thing of beauty: Be it embracing a sunny spot on the couch, enthusiastically hitting the hunting trail with their human BFF, or any other activity that lets their innate talent shine. So when Pheasants Forever asked us t Read More

February 18th, 2017

  • Agility Open House

    February 18th 2017 09:00 AM

    Interested in learning more about the sport of Agility Dog Training? Want to spend a Saturday Morning with your best friend jumping over hurdles, running through tunnels and balancing on a teeter totter? Augusta Dog Training is hosting a an Agility Open Read More

  • Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic

    February 18th 2017 09:00 AM

    Dogs in their natural element are a thing of beauty: Be it embracing a sunny spot on the couch, enthusiastically hitting the hunting trail with their human BFF, or any other activity that lets their innate talent shine. So when Pheasants Forever asked us t Read More

  • ! PUPPY PLAYTIME !

    February 18th 2017 11:00 AM

    IT’S PUPPY SEASON!!!! Chubby, warm, roly poly, squishy-faced puppies! We, at Dreadlocks for Dingoes, LOVE puppies! We love to see puppies get a great start. That includes plenty of opportunities to play with other puppies. That’s how they learn the rop Read More

February 19th, 2017

  • Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic

    February 19th 2017 09:00 AM

    Dogs in their natural element are a thing of beauty: Be it embracing a sunny spot on the couch, enthusiastically hitting the hunting trail with their human BFF, or any other activity that lets their innate talent shine. So when Pheasants Forever asked us t Read More

  • Yoga with Cats

    February 19th 2017 11:00 AM

    Yoga with Cats class will be at Rio Grooming in Hastings, MN. The class will be approximately 45 minutes and we hope you will stay after for juice, fruits, and mingling with the cats. We will be bringing a few of our felines from the shelter to roam w Read More

  • Free Guided Hike

    February 19th 2017 01:00 PM

    Elm Creek Park Reserve All dogs on leash Join me for a great easy hike on a nice wide trail through the woods. This will be a 1 hour hike. Danielle The Adventure Dog Blog Read More

February 23rd, 2017

  • Using Essential Oils with Animals

    February 23rd 2017 05:30 PM

    Attend this intensive class to learn how to use therapeutic-grade essential oils as part of an integrative wellness plan for your animal companions, with the focus on cats, dogs & horses. Basic safety and use will be covered as well as details on how to de Read More

February 24th, 2017

  • Rockin' for Rescues

    February 24th 2017 07:00 PM

    GB Leighton concert event 2/24/17 7pm-midnight benefiting Coco's Heart Dog Rescue. Music, raffles, adoptable pup greeting from 7pm-8pm. Read More

February 25th, 2017

  • ! PUPPY PLAYTIME !

    February 25th 2017 11:00 AM

    IT’S PUPPY SEASON!!!! Chubby, warm, roly poly, squishy-faced puppies! We, at Dreadlocks for Dingoes, LOVE puppies! We love to see puppies get a great start. That includes plenty of opportunities to play with other puppies. That’s how they learn the rop Read More

  • Happy Hour 318 Cafe

    February 25th 2017 03:00 PM

    So very excited to announce the first dog happy hour at the 318 Cafe . Saturday the 25th of February and March 4th. Bring your dog and socialize with other dog loving people. Happy hour is from 3-6 and includes 4$ tasty tacos, chips and guacamole, craft be Read More

  • Whisker Whirl

    February 25th 2017 05:30 PM

    Bark your calendars for one glittery gala: Animal Humane Society’s 11th annual Whisker Whirl! You’ll enjoy tasty appetizers and desserts, wet your whiskers during the cocktail hour, feel your pup-lovin’ heart race during an exciting live auction, and Read More

February 26th, 2017

  • Puppy Playgroup

    February 26th 2017 11:00 AM

    Location: Apple Valley 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 stronger Read More

  • My Dog's A Jerk on the Leash

    February 26th 2017 12:00 PM

    As often happens when winter starts melting away into warmer weather, people start to get out and about with their pups. And to their dismay they learn their furry four legged friend has become a JERK ON A LEASH over the winter. If this is you and your dog Read More

  • Small Dog Playgroup

    February 26th 2017 12:00 PM

    Location: Apple Valley ACTUAL PLAYGROUPS RUN 1215-115PM 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 li Read More

  • Tiny Tots Playgroup

    February 26th 2017 01:30 PM

    Location: Apple Valley 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 so Read More

  • Pins for Pets

    February 26th 2017 02:00 PM

    Join us at the Bryant Lake Bowl for an afternoon of bowling! We will have light snacks and beverages available. We will also have several prize drawings so bring your extra cash! Cost is a $15 donation per person. No animals will be onsite for this even Read More