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, 2016

  • Pin-Up Pets Fundraiser

    May 1st 2016 09:00 AM

    The annual portrait fundraiser and calendar contest benefiting Save-A-Bull Rescue! Schedule a session for your 4-legged family member(s). Session fees are waived in lieu of a donation to the rescue. All participants will be entered into a contest to det Read More

  • Strut for a Mutt 5k

    May 1st 2016 10:00 AM

    Strut for a Mutt will be held at the beautiful Purgatory Park in Eden Prairie. 100% of entry fee for Strut for a Mutt 5k Fun Run/Walk goes to Secondhand Hounds animal rescue. Doggies are welcome to participate on leash. Shirts Sold separately. Read More

  • Canine Manners Class- Ongoing Sunday Mornings

    May 1st 2016 10:00 AM

    Canine Manners Class- Ongoing Sunday Mornings *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 sta Read More

  • Nail Trim Clinic - Bloomington

    May 1st 2016 12:00 PM

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

  • Nail Trim Fundraiser

    May 1st 2016 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 1st 2016 12:00 PM

    This annual event is a wonderful day to spend time with fellow animal lovers and support the homeless pets in the care of Northwoods Humane Society. Check out our website for more details! Read More

  • Dog-Friendly Patio Party at The Freehouse

    May 1st 2016 02:00 PM

    Bark your calendars for this event with our friends at Blue Plate Restaurant Co., and look forward to the Sidewalk-Doggiest summer yet. Read More

May 7th, 2016

  • Nail Trim Fundraiser

    May 7th 2016 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 Uptown 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 for cats Read More

  • Nail Trim Fundraiser - Calhoun

    May 7th 2016 12:00 PM

    Calling all pet owners! Need your pet's nails trimmed, but hate doing it? We can help! Bring your pet to 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 for cats, dogs, gu Read More

May 8th, 2016

  • Nail Trim Fundraiser

    May 8th 2016 11:00 AM

    Calling all pet owners! Need your pet's nails trimmed, but hate doing it? We can help! Bring your pet to the Rosemount 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 for c Read More

  • Tiny Tots Playgroup

    May 8th 2016 11:00 AM

    ACTUAL PLAYGROUP RUNS 1115am-1215pm In the summer we move to only offering 1 playgroup a month. We all love MN summers and want to be outside more. We still would love to see you at our monthly meetups. Just like humans, dogs love social interactio Read More

  • Puppy Playgroup

    May 8th 2016 12:30 PM

    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, longer-lasting bonds. Joi Read More

  • Small Dog Playgroup

    May 8th 2016 01:30 PM

    ACTUAL PLAYGROUP 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 form Read More

May 9th, 2016

  • Pizza for Pooches

    May 9th 2016 05:00 PM

    Every bite counts on Monday, May 9th, from 5-8pm, Take a well deserved break & treat yourself to some pizza! ~ NDLB volunteers will be guest servers at the Champlin Pizza Ranch. 10% of your final bill will be donated to NDLB! Bring your friends & family ~ Read More

May 10th, 2016

  • Outdoor Canine Manners Class- ongoing open enrollment

    May 10th 2016 06:30 PM

    Canine Manners Class- Ongoing Tuesday Mornings *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 st Read More

May 14th, 2016

  • Adopt A Husky 2016 Husky Hike

    May 14th 2016 09:00 AM

    MN AAHI is hosting their 15th annual Husky Hike. Please join us by wlking to support rescued Huskies! Food, Fun, Games, and Prizes. Great Vendors and a Silent Auction. Don't forget to get pledges for your walk. This is our big fundraising event for th Read More

  • Bark For Life

    May 14th 2016 09:00 AM

    The Bark For Life honors the caregiving qualities of our canine "best friends." The event presents an opportunity for all ages to have fun while fundraising for the American Cancer Society and participating with our best buddies -our dogs! Activities incl Read More

  • Pints and Pups

    May 14th 2016 01:00 PM

    Boom Island Brewing Company is pleased to host the 2nd Pints & Pups event on Saturday, May 14 at the Boom Island taproom from 1pm to 9pm! This year will feature 7 local rescue organizations as well as several local vendors. Rescues and vendors will be on s Read More

May 15th, 2016

  • UpDog Challenge Disc Dog Event at The Canine Coach!

    May 15th 2016 10:00 AM

    What's UpDog?? :P UpDog Challenge (UDC) is a fast growing disc dog venue that offers fun and success on so many levels. They offer a variety of games, skill challenges and achievements. UDC allows rollers and thrown discs in competition. All handlers an Read More

  • Nail Trim Fundraiser

    May 15th 2016 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

May 18th, 2016

  • Pitties on The Parkway at Longfellow Grill

    May 18th 2016 05:00 PM

    Get ready for a pup-friendly happy hour along the gorgeous Mississippi River Parkway to benefit A Rotta Love Plus. Grrreat food and drink specials, SWD's signature rump pats and belly rubs, LIVE MUSIC from The Jupes, and — of course — dogs galore. Plus Read More

  • Nail Trim Fundraiser

    May 18th 2016 06:00 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

May 19th, 2016

  • Outdoor Canine Manners Class- ongoing open enrollment

    May 19th 2016 07:30 PM

    Canine Manners Class- Ongoing open enrollment Thursday's *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 Read More

May 21st, 2016

  • Bark in the Park

    May 21st 2016 10:00 AM

    The Parks & Recreation Department is very excited to announce our 1st Annual Bark in the Park event at the Hilde Performance Center, 3500 Plymouth Blvd. Bring your favorite four-legged friend and visit with companies and non-profit groups specializing in Read More

  • Canine Costume Contest and Parade at the Little Free Library Festival

    May 21st 2016 10:00 AM

    On Saturday, May 21, we are thrilled to be a part of the Little Free Library Festival, which will celebrate (wo)man’s two best friends — books and dogs — at one of the most furbulous parks in Minneapolis. In addition to a dog costume contest and para Read More

  • Pug Prom 2016 in the City!

    May 21st 2016 11:00 AM

    Summer is on the way so lets celebrate .Lets bring all our Prom Queens & Kings together for some playtime. Feel free to dress your pugs in a fluffy dress or Tux (MIB style) Or Pugs are allowed to come naked too. We will be back at the Minneapolis location Read More

May 22nd, 2016

  • Outdoor Canine Manners Class- ongoing open enrollment

    May 22nd 2016 10:00 AM

    Canine Manners Class- Ongoing open enrollment Sunday's *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 fo Read More

  • Small Dog Playgroups

    May 22nd 2016 11:00 AM

    ACTUAL PLAYGROUP ACTUAL PLAYGROUP 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 Read More

  • Tiny Tots Playgroup

    May 22nd 2016 12:30 PM

    In the summer we move to only offering 1 playgroup a month. We all love MN summers and want to be outside more. We still would love to see you at our monthly meetups. Just like humans, dogs love social interaction. With it, they can become more confide Read More

  • Puppy Playgroup

    May 22nd 2016 01:30 PM

    ACTUAL PLAYGROUP 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 form Read More

  • Dog Day at the Saints Baseball Stadium

    May 22nd 2016 05:00 PM

    Get ready to woof, woof, woof for the home team: a dog-friendly night of baseball with the St. Paul Saints is right around the corner! The event will benefit Pet Haven, Minnesota’s oldest foster-based animal rescue, which re-homes cats and dogs, spays Read More

May 24th, 2016

  • Small Dog Takeover at Edina Grill

    May 24th 2016 05:00 PM

    Bark your calendars for an eve of giant-sized fun with pint-sized partygoers: a weeknight yappy hour at the NEWLY dog-friendly Edina Grill! WHEN: Tuesday, May 24, from 5:00pm – 8:00pm WHERE: Edina Grill (map: https://goo.gl/maps/mKzwB86Lj8Q2) WH Read More

May 25th, 2016

  • Dine to Donate

    May 25th 2016 11:00 AM

    Join us for Lunch ~ Happy Hour ~ Dinner ~ or a night cap! ALL DAY, Wednesday, May 25th Dine at the Maple Grove Granite City Brewery & 10% of your total bill will be donated to NDLB! Just ask your server the details. How great is that...Good food for a Read More

  • Summer Brewery Tour: NorthGate Brewing

    May 25th 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 som Read More