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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October 2nd, 2014

  • PetOberfest

    October 2nd 2014 06:00 PM

    An evening of fun, supporting pets in need. Tickets include Chipotle, Cupcakes & Summit beer! Over 30 Silent Auction Items Come & learn about Twin Cities Pet Rescue, local pets in need & how Twin Cities Pet Rescue works to help them. Information w Read More

October 4th, 2014

  • The Midwest Family Pet Expo

    October 4th 2014 09:00 AM

    The 2014 Midwest Family Pet Expo is presented by Core Pet Zone. We are excited to see all of you on October 4th at the National Sports Center for a great day of shopping, entertainment and education all under one WOOF! Wiener dog races, bite prevention, fr Read More

  • Annual Underdog Rescue Alumni & Friends Party & Fundraiser

    October 4th 2014 01:00 PM

    Hello, animal lovers! Mark your calendar for our annual Alumni & Friends Party Fundraiser to celebrate all of the adopted "Underdogs" and help raise money to save more homeless pets! This event promises to be a fun one with a huge silent auction, bake s Read More

  • Final Beer with your Buddy of the season!

    October 4th 2014 03:00 PM

    Can you believe it’s time for the final Beer with your Buddy of 2014? This one will sell out fast, so buy your tickets now! When: Saturday, October 4th, 3-5:30p.m. Where: The Nomad, 501 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis Price: $12 per person in advance online, Read More

October 5th, 2014

  • Hoof N Woof 5K

    October 5th 2014 09:00 AM

    Hello All! The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine will be holding its annual Hoof N' Woof 5K race on Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at Central Park in Roseville. The race is for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities. Pets are welc Read More

  • Home for Life's Fall Fancy Feast: Champagne Brunch

    October 5th 2014 10:00 AM

    Meet Michael Hingson, author of the New York Times Best Seller, "Thunder Dog." Michael Hingson is a New York Times best-selling author and international lecturer. Michael, blind since birth, survived the 9/11 attacks, walking down from the 78th floor of Read More

  • Pet Haven Fall Benefit

    October 5th 2014 01:00 PM

    The 8th Annual Pet Haven Fall Benefit will be held this year on October 5, 2014 with registration starting at 1pm and ending at 4 pm. Pet Fashion Show, Pet Photo Contest and Silent Auction all takes place in the beautiful atrium at 7101 York Ave S in Edin Read More

October 6th, 2014

  • Holistic Dog Training Class

    October 6th 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 aspe Read More

October 8th, 2014

  • Pints for Paws at 3 Squares

    October 8th 2014 04:00 PM

    Join Sidewalk Dog for another Pints for Paws dog-friendly happy hour! WHERE: 3 Squares Restaurant in Maple Grove WHEN: Wednesday, October 8 from 4 - 8 This Pints for Paws event will be raising money to fund a therapy dog for a special needs classroo Read More

October 11th, 2014

  • No Neck Tony's Silent Auction & Raffle

    October 11th 2014 04:00 PM

    Come down to Stillwater, MN for the Harvest Festival. No Neck Tony's will be hosting a Silent Auction & 50/50 Raffle to benefit NDLB! All money raised goes to the rescue. Come check out the great items to bid on. After the auction, stroll on over to the st Read More

October 16th, 2014

  • Minnesota Voters for Animal Protection Fall Fundraiser

    October 16th 2014 05:30 PM

    Come and join us for our Fall Fundraiser, raising money for Minnesota Voters for Animal Protection (MVAP). We will be at Summit Brewing and be serving delish food and Summit beer to celebrate the victories of 2014, including the passage of the Dog and Cat Read More

October 18th, 2014

  • Dobe O Rama

    October 18th 2014 10:00 AM

    Join us for Dobe O Rama on Saturday, October 18th, 10am to 4pm at the Bloomington Obedience Training Club at 8127 Pleasant Avenue South in Bloomington, MN! It’s a day of fun for the whole family, four-legged members included; celebrating all things Read More

  • ReTAIL Therapy at Shinola

    October 18th 2014 10:00 AM

    Come enjoy a morning of fabulous shopping at Shinola in the North Loop of Minneapolis, all in honor of their gorgeous pet line, Shinola Pet. The event is free, and there will be complimentary coffee and morning-time snacks. Plus, you'll get an exclusive Read More

  • Mini Adoption & Fundraiser

    October 18th 2014 12:00 PM

    We invite you to come meet a few adoptable orphan pets that are now with Homeward Bound Rescue. They are waiting for a forever home. We will be collecting donations for the 2015 Pin-Up Pet Calendar (suggested donation $10). This rescue is also part of Read More

  • Stillwater Dog Park Grand Opening

    October 18th 2014 01:00 PM

    Please Join us with your Fully Vaccinated Dog for a FREE Grand Opening Event. Donations will be accepted and Raffle tickets are being sold for great prizes. We will have coffee and Hot Chocolate and look forward to meeting you. Check out our Facebook page Read More

  • Minnesota Sheltie Rescue Dinner Fundraiser

    October 18th 2014 05:00 PM

    Join us at the Minneapolis Broadway Pizza for a delicious all you can eat full buffet of pizza, pasta, hoagies, salad, soup & beverage. Bid on silent auction items to help raise funds for Shelties in need and get an early start on holiday shopping! $20/per Read More

October 19th, 2014

  • Doga: You. Your dog. Yoga.

    October 19th 2014 10:00 AM

    Yoga with your dog, or otherwise known as Doga, combines the 2 things that many love! Your dog will love the attention, being near you and the doggie massage. As you calm, your pooch will too. WHEN: Sunday, October 19, 10 – 11:15 a.m. (join us for s Read More

October 22nd, 2014

  • Nature's Variety Raw Taste Testing Party

    October 22nd 2014 03:00 PM

    Grooming salon & pet supply store, All About Dogs & Cats, will be hosting a taste testing party for dogs and cats in partnership with Nature's Variety Instinct Raw. A representative will be at the store to share information and answer any questions you may Read More

October 24th, 2014

  • DOGFACE Book Release Party

    October 24th 2014 06:00 PM

    Over 100 LOCAL Twin Cities area dogs are featured in a book about to be released by Penguin publishing. The book is called DOGFACE by Barbara O'Brien. Yes, it is what it sounds like ~ pictures of many cute, candid, irresistible doggy mugs. Barbara ph Read More

  • Rescue Roundup BBQ Fundraiser

    October 24th 2014 06:00 PM

    Please join Carver-Scott Humane Society at our Rescue Roundup fall fundraiser at the Chanhassen Event Center—it’s sure to be a foot stompin' good time with a fantastic silent auction, a photo station, music, cash bar and delicious BBQ for cowboy-size a Read More

October 25th, 2014

  • Pet Fest

    October 25th 2014 11:00 AM

    Northwoods Humane Society’s 3rd annual Pet Fest Saturday, October 25 11A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Location: Chisago City Community Center, 10825 Lake Boulevard (Hwy 8), Chisago City, MN Pet Fest is a pet-friendly Halloween carnival for the whole family! Read More

  • Woof 'n Treat

    October 25th 2014 11:00 AM

    Join us for the 6th annual Woof 'n Treat dog Halloween party at the Shoppes at Excelsior and Grand in Saint Louis Park. Hay rides, bouncy castles, face painting, magician Matt Dunn and our annual dog costume contest for cash prizes! This event is a fundrai Read More

  • Freeze Don't Shoot

    October 25th 2014 12:00 PM

    Freeze Dont Shoot (FDS) is about ending law enforcement officer involved shootings of family pets in America. FDS supports training for law enforcement in identifying dog behaviors and non-lethal methods of handling dog encounters. A hands-on training cour Read More

  • Paw-a-Ween

    October 25th 2014 12:30 PM

    Our big fundraiser of the year is Paw-a-Ween! Paw-a-Ween is just around the corner! Come enjoy some pug playtime, vendors and raffle items to help raise funds for MN-MPR! Join us at Animal Inn, 8633 34th St. N, Lake Elmo, MN on October 25! Read More

  • Howl-o-ween!

    October 25th 2014 05:00 PM

    Come enjoy a fun filled Halloween party at CocoBear Boutique!! -Hot cider -Pet Costume contest -Tarot reading by the lovely Laura And more! Read More

October 26th, 2014

  • ~9th Annual Pug-O-Ween Party~

    October 26th 2014 02:30 PM

    It's the time of year again for our big 9th Annual Pug-O-Ween Party! ~Theme "Monster Bash-Pug Style" ~Costume Contest ~Prizes ~Snacks ~FUN ~PUGS This is our BIGGEST event all year - we moved it to a BIGGER location. Bring your pugs and get read Read More

October 31st, 2014

  • Fright and Delight for Frankie's Friends--Eden Prairie

    October 31st 2014 10:00 AM

    Bring your furry friend to BluePearl this Halloween dressed to fright and delight! Join us for a frightfully fun afternoon full of tail wags, tricks and treats! With a suggested donation of $10 to Frankie's Friends (BluePearl's charity of choice), yo Read More

  • Fright and Delight for Frankie's Friends-- Blaine

    October 31st 2014 03:00 PM

    Bring your furry friend to BluePearl this Halloween dressed to fright and delight! Join us for a frightfully fun afternoon full of tail wags, tricks and treats! With a suggested donation of $10 to Frankie's Friends (BluePearl's charity of choice), yo Read More