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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July 1st, 2014

  • Is your Pit Bull Pretty as a Picture?

    July 1st 2014 09:00 AM

    Save-A-Bull is teaming up with Tangerine House of Design for a special fundraising event that’ll result in our second fantastic calendar. Schedule your pittie photo session with Tangerine during the month of July. All session fees will be waived in lieu Read More

July 2nd, 2014

  • Yappy Hour!

    July 2nd 2014 03:00 PM

    Another great Yappy Hour event! Come join us for the 3rd dog-friendly event in our patio series! Figlio - West End 5331 W 16th St Minneapolis, MN 55416 3-7pm Summit Brewing Company and AVIV 613 Vodka drinks benefit SHH! Stop by with your p Read More

  • Packing for Puppies

    July 2nd 2014 03:00 PM

    Do your 4th of July grocery shopping on July 2, from 3-8pm at Cub Foods in Brooklyn Park N (Located off Hwy 610). No Dog Left Behind volunteers will there to help bag your groceries. Tips are optional, but not required. Read More

  • Yappy Hour at figlio

    July 2nd 2014 04:00 PM

    figlio in St. Louis Park will host the third Yappy Hour in the Kaskaid Hospitality summer series benefiting non-profit partner, Secondhand Hounds. In May we hosted Yappy Hour at CRAVE West End, and BoneYard Kitchen & Bar hosted our June afternoon with the Read More

July 6th, 2014

  • Pack Walk

    July 6th 2014 10:00 AM

    Join us for our Sunday Pack Walks (a dog walking group) Free community event! Sponsored every Sunday by a different local business! Shop local. :) Read More

July 7th, 2014

  • Holistic Dog Training Class

    July 7th 2014 07:00 PM

    Holistic Basic Manners Class *Puppy Grads & dogs of any age *Length: 4 week class *Cost: $115 The aim of this class is to have a well-behaved dog you can take anywhere and introduce to anyone. From a holistic approach, we will cover all aspects of Read More

July 10th, 2014

  • MN Disc Dog Club play date

    July 10th 2014 06:30 PM

    Bring your dog, leash, crate & discs for a fun time learning some new disc throws & playing with your dog! Only one dog on the field at a time. All other dogs must be crated or leashed. Come out & play with us! Location: Levi P Dodge Middle School 4 Read More

July 12th, 2014


    July 12th 2014 07:30 AM

    Karma Yoga by CorePower Yoga & Spa is a day of free yoga, live music, mini-spa services, great shopping and good vibes! CorePower will donate 100% of the profits from their retail and spa plus any donations to Secondhand Hounds! Secondhand Hounds will Read More

  • Faribault PetSmart Adoption Day

    July 12th 2014 11:00 AM

    Come see what wonderful dogs No Dog Left Behind (NDLB) has that are looking for a forever home. They will give more unconditional love than you could imagine. This is the start of adoption days at this location! Read More

  • Dog Days of Summer @ Minnetonka Mills Dairy Queen

    July 12th 2014 12:00 PM

    What’s better than ice cream? Ice cream for puppies! Come join us at the Minnetonka Mills Dairy Queen (12940 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55305) this Saturday from 12PM-3PM. For every Puppy Chow Blizzard you buy that benefits SHH, get a free raffle ti Read More

  • Canines and Cocktails on The Croix

    July 12th 2014 12:00 PM

    Canines and Cocktails on the Croix Fundraiser at Shanghai Bistro in Downtown Stillwater July 12th from 12-3. Fundraiser and Benefit for the Friends of Stillwater area dog park committee in its efforts to open a Stillwater Area Dog Park. $10 includes a cock Read More

July 14th, 2014

  • Dog Days of Summer

    July 14th 2014 07:00 PM

    There is no greater poetry than a beautiful summer evening and a smiling dog… To celebrate the long anticipated arrival of summer, Eva Noth Photography is offering a special mini-sessions event in the month of July: the Dog Days of Summer! These 30 Read More

July 15th, 2014

  • Raw Food Seminar

    July 15th 2014 06:00 PM

    Ever wanted to try feeding raw food to your dog, but you were just unsure about the safety, health benefits, or the best way to start? $10 per family, please RSVP on our Facebook event page for it. If you do not have Facebook, just email us. Each Fam Read More

  • Blaine Family Fun Night

    July 15th 2014 06:00 PM

    Families can enjoy carnival games, giant inflatables, and music at a Family Fun Night in Blaine this month. The event is hosted by the Blaine Parks and Recreation Department and will be held at Aquatore Park (9191 Lincoln St. N.E., Blaine). Kids can also g Read More

July 16th, 2014

  • BWYB: Live music, happy hour and our canine pals!

    July 16th 2014 06:00 PM

    Beer with your Buddy is back at Darby’s in July! Come enjoy happy hour specials that go until 7 pm, live music, FREE parking at the lot right next door and – of course – our favorite canine pals! When: Wednesday, July 16th, 6-8:30 (rain date 7/29) Read More

July 17th, 2014

  • Screening: Black Beatty Breed

    July 17th 2014 07:30 PM

    This feel-good, heartwarming movie is focused on the deep connection between humans and their dogs. It explores the history, positive characteristics, and incredible working abilities of the Rottweiler because, as filmmaker Angie Ruiz puts it, “Behind th Read More

July 18th, 2014

  • Princeton Speedway 50/50

    July 18th 2014 05:00 PM

    Princeton Speedway is a 1/4 mile clay banked oval located in Princeton, Minnesota inside the Mille Lacs County Fairgrounds. The dirt flies here on Friday nights throughout the summer months! On July 18 it's" Kids Night - Meet the Drivers." No Dog Left Behi Read More

  • Highland Fest

    July 18th 2014 05:00 PM

    St. Paul’s Highland Fest will be back and better than ever this summer, starting on Friday, July 18 and running through Sunday, July 20. In celebration of its 31st year, Highland Fest will continue to offer its traditional free and family-friendly activi Read More

July 19th, 2014

  • Family Dog Show & Pet Expo

    July 19th 2014 09:00 AM

    Family Dog Show & Pet Expo Saturday, July 19 from 9am-1pm. Location: St. Michael Rec Center 3150 Lander Ave NE St. Michael, MN Dog show, Training Demos, Prizes, Pet Adoption, Vendors, Agility Demos, Food, Photos, and more! All Children must be ac Read More

  • St. Paul Highland Fest - Costume Contest, Dachshund Races & Wiener-Wanna-Be Races 2014

    July 19th 2014 11:00 AM

    Registration 11a-12:45p Costume Contest @ 1p Wiener-Wanna-Be Races @ 1:30p Wiener Dog Races immediately following Registration Fee: $10 per dog (registration fees will be collected upon check-in) > Dogs who qualify for both the costume contest & rac Read More

  • Customer Appreciation Day

    July 19th 2014 02:00 PM

    We will celebrate our 5th Anniversary with refreshments, food, vendors, tons of free samples for dogs and cats, games, local rescue groups, and much more! Read More

July 23rd, 2014

  • Pet Seminar: Disaster and First Aid Kits

    July 23rd 2014 07:00 PM

    We don't often think about it, but disasters and accidents happen. When they do, will you be ready? Keeping the 4-legged members of your family in mind, we'll help you understand how you can prepare for the unexpected. We'll talk about disaster and first a Read More

July 24th, 2014

  • Frisbee Dog Play Date

    July 24th 2014 06:30 PM

    Ever wanted to learn how to play frisbee with your dog? Come on out! Where: Levi P Dodge Middle School, 4100 208th St, Farmington, MN Date: July 24 Time: 6:30pm Bring discs, dogs, crates, & leashes. We'll be doing some throwing first & dogs later. Read More

July 26th, 2014

  • Open House & Boxathon

    July 26th 2014 08:00 AM

    Members and non-members are invited to join in the fun of the day and help us raise money by "Boxing for Boxers" in support of Minnesota Boxer Rescue! We will be asking for a $10 donation for the classes with ALL proceeds going to MNBR. Our class schedu Read More

  • Good Dog 5K

    July 26th 2014 09:00 AM

    The Good Dog 5K is comprised of a 5k run/walk around the Rice Creek North trails in Shoreview. The run benefits the Twin Cities Pet Rescue. Come out with your furry friend and enjoy the morning while supporting a great cause! Register using promo code Read More

  • Wags & Wheels Motorcycle Run Fundraiser

    July 26th 2014 09:00 AM

    Motorcycle Run Fundraiser for Wags & Whiskers Animal Rescue of Minnesota. Held at River City Saloon, 201 Jackson Street, Anoka, MN 55303 Dogs are Welcome. Motorcycle Run, Vendors, Beer Bust, Silent Auction, Bake Sale, Venders, and much more. 9 Read More

  • Ready, Set, K9 Vests! Minnetonka K9 Event

    July 26th 2014 10:00 AM

    “Ready, Set, K9 Vests!” Ridgedale Shopping Center (Minnetonka) is hosting a community fundraising event “Ready, Set, K9 Vests!” for Minnetonka Police K9s’ “Duke” and “Kato”. The money raised by the non-profit Police K9 INvest Project w Read More

  • Bowling for Cockers!

    July 26th 2014 11:00 AM

    Cocker Spaniel Resources presents Bowling for Cockers fundraiser on Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at The Park Tavern, St. Louis Park, MN. Win a Kindle Fire Fox! $15 per person or $50 for a team of 4. Shoes and pizza included. 50/50 raff Read More

  • Dog Days of Summer

    July 26th 2014 11:00 AM

    The annual fundraiser for Alimagnet Dog Park in Burnsville, MN. It is a free event with vendors, entertainment, silent auction, food and dog games. Come on out with your furry friends and enjoy the fun! Read More

  • PPR's Third Annual Kitten Shower

    July 26th 2014 01:00 PM

    PPR will be hosting it's third annual Kitten Shower! Funds raised support cats in need of rescue. Join us July 26 from 1-4 p.m. at Urban Tails in Uptown Minneapolis. The event will feature a craft and bake sale, cat & kitten adoptions.. and kitten races! D Read More

July 28th, 2014

  • Yappy Hour

    July 28th 2014 03:00 PM

    Grab a leash and your four-legged sweetheart. This is a great opportunity to a have a wonderful time on a dog-friendly patio at Pairings in Minnetonka and to bring a donation to Homeward Bound Rescue. As a thank you, Pairings Food and Wine will give a d Read More

July 31st, 2014

  • Fundraising Garage Sale

    July 31st 2014 08:00 AM

    Huge sale to benefit MN Boxer Rescue! 2701 W 96th St Bloomington, MN 55431 Thurs. July 31, 8am-6pm Fri. Aug 1. 8am-6pm Sat. Aug 2, 9am-5pm (Sat - $5/bag sale 1pm-5pm) Read More