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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May 1st, 2015

  • Dr. Brent (Paws, Claws & Hooves Chiro) visits DDG

    May 1st 2015 03:30 PM

    Dr. Brent from Claws, Paws & Hooves Animal Chiropractic will be at Dog Day Getaway in Apple Valley Friday 5/1 from 330-530pm to take appointments. Please contact him directly for an appointment & find out how much your pup can benefit from chiropractic c Read More

May 2nd, 2015

  • No-Kill Walk for the Animals

    May 2nd 2015 09:00 AM

    May 2, 2015 is the 5th Annual No Kill Walk for the Animals at the State Fairgrounds! All no kill rescues are invited to participate at no fee, along with animal related non profits. Animal related vendors can come for a small vendor fee. We are renting the Read More

  • Field Sports for the Family Dog Seminar

    May 2nd 2015 09:30 AM

    Field Sports for the Family Dog - Intro weekend May 2rd & 3th, 2015 9:30am-4:30pm Stone Mountain Pet Lodge–Blaine, MN About this seminar: This seminar will be beneficial for handlers who would like to train their dog as a hunting companion, for Read More


    May 2nd 2015 10:00 AM

    WELCOME ALL to the second annual, family-friendly 'SPRING FLING' Market to benefit Southern Minnesota Animal Rescue Team (SMART), a foster-based, non-profit public charity that not only focuses on the rescue, but rehabilitation of animals. Read More

  • Midwest Animal Rescue and Services (MARS) Microchip Clinic

    May 2nd 2015 12:00 PM

    Every year thousands of animals are reunited with loved ones because of microchips. $20.00 per animal All proceeds go to MARS. Read More

May 3rd, 2015

  • Nail Trim Fundraiser

    May 3rd 2015 12:00 PM

    Calling all pet owners! Need your pet's nails trimmed, but hate doing it? We can help! Bring your dog to the Bloomington Chuck and Don's Pet Food Outlet, and we'll do it for you! Representatives of Heading Home K9 will be available to do nail trims for Read More

  • Walk With The Animals

    May 3rd 2015 12:00 PM

    Walk, silent auction, lunch and goodies for sale, paw print painting, agility course for your dog, and $1.00 drawings for great prizes to be drawn throughout the day. Read More

May 6th, 2015

  • Using Essential Oils with Animals

    May 6th 2015 05:30 PM

    Class will be held at Chuck & Don's, Edina, MN location (6821 York Ave) 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 & h Read More

May 7th, 2015

  • Creating Canine Wellness with Dr. Karen Becker

    May 7th 2015 01:00 PM

    Your dog's health is in your hands. The food you feed is the single most important decision you can make for them. Led by Dr. Karen Becker, this Canine Wellness seminar will also feature Steve Brown…two of the most knowledgeable and highly respected Read More

  • Advanced Dog Training

    May 7th 2015 07:00 PM

    A fun & exciting advanced level training for all dogs with basic skills. $100 for five weeks beginning at 7pm. Call 612-879-0709 for more information or to register! Read More

May 9th, 2015

  • Adopt A Husky: 2015 Husky Hike

    May 9th 2015 09:00 AM

    14th Annual Husky Hike at beautiful Lakefront Park in Prior Lake. Adopt A Husky, Inc is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit rescue organization Please join our volunteers and family of adopters for morning hike with your dogs, or with one of our foster dogs! Read More

  • Bark in the Park

    May 9th 2015 10:00 AM

    Fund raiser for Goodhue County Humane Society. Read More

  • NoMi Pet Fair

    May 9th 2015 10:00 AM

    Come shop, learn and discover all that is available for your pet!! (dog, cat, gerbil, hamster etc!) Ask questions of people that have experienced fostering or rescued animals! Or buy something for your pet, new or recycled! It will be a fun, friendly atmos Read More

  • Adoption Event/Foster Drive

    May 9th 2015 10:30 AM

    No Dog Left Behind (NDLB) is at Faribault PetSmart the 2nd Saturday of every month. We are looking to expand our group of Dog Fosters. Have you have ever thought about fostering or wondered what it's all about? Come on down, meet some fosters, dogs & have Read More

  • Nail Trim Fundraiser

    May 9th 2015 12:00 PM

    Calling all pet owners! Need your pet's nails trimmed, but hate doing it? We can help! Bring your pet to the Highland Park Chuck and Don's Pet Food Outlet, and we'll do it for you! Representatives of Heading Home K-9 will be available to do nail trims f Read More

May 10th, 2015

  • Supervised Puppy Playtime

    May 10th 2015 01:00 PM

    Supervised Puppy Playtime is for puppies 6 month and under. Come and play with other puppies and meet new puppy parents. A Trainer is on hand to supervise to keep the play on track and safe for all! Sundays at our Baltimore Street location. Wednesdays Read More

May 12th, 2015

  • Urban Taild Beginner Dog Training

    May 12th 2015 07:00 PM

    5 week positive training class for dogs 6 months and over. We will work to build focus & attention for older dogs. Check out our website for details! Read More

  • CGC Class & Evaluation

    May 12th 2015 07:00 PM

    In this class, you will learn all 10 requirements needed to pass the Canine Good Citizen Evaluation. For two weeks, we practice the criteria necessary for you and your dog to be prepared and confident to take the test. The 3rd week is the evaluation. CGC i Read More

May 13th, 2015

  • Hippie Dog basic manners training class

    May 13th 2015 07:00 PM

    Your dog is talking to you, are you listening? 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 Read More

May 16th, 2015

  • Bark For Life

    May 16th 2015 08:30 AM

    Bark For Life is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, specifically for owners and their dogs. We will have adoption available, rescue dogs, events, music, food truck, games, and KTK9. This is our second annual event at Barker's Alps in Baypo Read More

  • Spring into Summer with Basset Buddies Rescue, Inc.

    May 16th 2015 10:00 AM

    Come and join us Saturday, May 16th for the 8th annual Spring into Summer! *Games *Food *Silent Auction *Live Auction *Vendor Booths *Raffle & *More 10073 Baltimore St NE Blaine, MN 55449 10AM - 4PM $10 Per Family This is open to ALL CROWD Read More

May 17th, 2015

  • Minnesota AIDS Walk

    May 17th 2015 08:00 AM

    Sidewalk Dog is proud to be a media partner for the 2015 Minnesota AIDS Walk. Grab your pup and join us (and over 3,000 others) for Minnesota AIDS Project's 28th year of walking towards a Minnesota without HIV/AIDS. ***COMING SOON: special doggie banda Read More

  • Wag, Walk & Run

    May 17th 2015 08:30 AM

    Join Helping Paws for the annual Wag, Walk & Run Six-Legged Run/Walk! Presented by Davanni's and located at Eden Prairie's Purgatory Creek Recreation Area, this dog-friendly event raises funds for service dog training for individuals with physical disab Read More

  • Nail Trim Fundraiser

    May 17th 2015 12:00 PM

    Calling all pet owners! Need your pet's nails trimmed, but hate doing it? We can help! Bring your pet to the Edina Chuck and Don's Pet Food Outlet, and we'll do it for you! Representatives of Heading Home K9 will be available to do nail trims for cats, Read More

  • DDG Puppy Plygroup

    May 17th 2015 12:00 PM

    Puppy Playgroup is a great opportunity for your pup to develop play skills with both you and other puppies in a safe and supervised environment. Puppy playgroup is intended for puppies ages 12 weeks to 9 months. This is an off leash event with the owner pr Read More

  • Small Dog Playgroup

    May 17th 2015 01:30 PM

    Do you sometimes want the chance to let your little pup run around with friends only his size? And did you want to be there for the fun? Here is your chance! Calling all dogs under 30 pounds and their owners. This is an off leash event held in our training Read More

  • Tiny Tots Playgroup

    May 17th 2015 03:00 PM

    Tiny Tots Playgroup, his playgroup is for dogs 15# and under, nervous dogs or shy dogs. This is a playgroup to let these tiny guys have friends their own size to play with and realize the world is fun, not so big and scary. It will be Sunday 6/14 3-4pm. $8 Read More

May 18th, 2015

  • Yappy Hour to Support LightShine Canine

    May 18th 2015 05:00 PM

    Join us for yappy hour on the Darby's patio to support LightShine Canine: a Rez Dog Rescue, located on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Bring your pooch and enjoy great drink specials on the patio! Treats for the pups too, of course. Read More

May 20th, 2015

  • Save-A-Bull Portrait Fundraiser

    May 20th 2015 10:00 AM

    It's time for the 2nd annual Pin-Up Pets portrait fundraiser and calendar contest for Save-A-Bull Rescue! Schedule your pittie (or any breed) for a portrait session with Tangerine House of Design in Edina during the fundraiser. Session fees are waived in Read More

May 30th, 2015

  • Fast and the Furry

    May 30th 2015 08:00 AM

    The 4th annual Fast and the Furry is one of the Twin Cities’ premier outdoor pet-friendly events! Runners, walkers and their pups participate in a 5K run/walk or an 8K run. Both distances are open to participating with your canine companion! More than Read More

  • Canine Carnival

    May 30th 2015 11:00 AM

    Come join us at the Canine Carnival – a tribute to canines both wild and domestic. The Wildlife Science Center near Forest Lake, MN will honor the working and playing dogs of the community with guest speakers, demonstrations, presentations by the staff o Read More

  • Agility Class

    May 30th 2015 02:00 PM

    In agility class your dog will learn how to safely maneuver a variety of obstacle equipment. Together you & your dog will learn how to go over jumps, through tires, across a bridge, up and down on a teeter totter, through a tunnel, and other fun agility ob Read More

  • Blue Guitar Highway

    May 30th 2015 08:00 PM

    Paul Metsa, legendary musician from MN, will be doing a benefit for Homeward Bound Rescue on May 30th at the Music Box Theater in Minneapolis. "Blue Guitar Highway" and evening of amazing talent. Guests include Willie Walker, The Sisters of Mercy & Sonn Read More

May 31st, 2015


    May 31st 2015 12:00 PM

    It's spring! And what comes with spring? MUD! We're betting Fido is covered with it about now - and not to mention the shedding! Come to the Bloomington Chuck and Don's Pet Food & Supplies and get him or her cleaned up with our $10 bath and towel dry Read More