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 2nd, 2016

  • Dog Wash!

    July 2nd 2016 12:00 PM

    Come to the Bloomington Chuck and Don's Pet Food and get your dog cleaned up with our $10 bath and towel dry! Pups who get a bath are eligible for a $10 nail trim as well. All proceeds go to Heading Home K-9 Chuck & Don's Pet Food Outlet 8537 Lynd Read More

July 3rd, 2016

  • Nail Trim Fundraiser

    July 3rd 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 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, dogs, gui Read More

  • Packing for Puppies

    July 3rd 2016 12:00 PM

    Everyone needs groceries to have the best 4th of July cookout / picnic. Sunday, July 3rd Come to Cub Foods in Brooklyn Park North!...NDLB will be the featured guest grocery baggers for the day....Well at least from 12-8pm....Stop by & support dog rescu Read More

July 6th, 2016

  • Summer Brewery Tour: 612Brew

    July 6th 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 some Read More

July 8th, 2016

  • K9 Connection Off-Leash Yappy Hour

    July 8th 2016 05:00 PM

    Join other dog lovers and their dogs for a Yappy Hour with drink specials, door prizes, and more at The Nomad in Minneapolis. Tickets: $10 in advance; $12 at the door. Read More

  • Mutt Mingle

    July 8th 2016 06:00 PM

    Grab your favorite four-legged friend and head over to Darby's Pub in Minneapolis for an evening of dog-friendly socializing! You must be registered for this event through Meetup.com. Accounts are free and it is free to join our group! Read More

July 9th, 2016

  • Pint Size Pooches 3 Year Anniversary Party

    July 9th 2016 02:00 PM

    ***Dogs must be 15lbs or under*** Happy Anniversary to us! The Nomad will host us for this 3 hour off-leash bash! We'll have a reiki energy healer for the dogs, doggie massage classes, drink specials for the humans and more surprises! Only $5 to get in, Read More

July 10th, 2016

  • Outdoor Canine Manners Class- Open Enrollment

    July 10th 2016 10:00 AM

    Outdoor Canine Manners Class *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 start date of the cl Read More

  • Tiny Tots Playgroup

    July 10th 2016 11:00 AM

    ACTUAL PLAYGROUP RUNS 1115AM-1215PM n 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. Read More

  • Nail Trim Fundraiser

    July 10th 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

  • Puppy Playgroup

    July 10th 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

    July 10th 2016 01:30 PM

    ACTUAL PLAYGROUP RUNS 145PM-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 for Read More

July 11th, 2016

  • Bourbon Beer & Bones

    July 11th 2016 04:00 PM

    The first in a line-up of mutt-tastic Mondays on the patio at Butcher & The Boar! During July, food and drink specials will benefit Greyhound Pets of America-Minnesota (GPA-MN). All furry guests get a free tennis ball, and housemade dog treats and doggie b Read More

July 13th, 2016

  • The Retrievers’ 3rd Annual Fundraising Online Auction

    July 13th 2016 10:00 AM

    Join us for the The Retrievers’ 3rd Annual Fundraising Online Auction, starting July 13th at 10:00am and running through the evening on July 17th. The Retrievers is an all-volunteer team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota offering the tools, experience and Read More

  • Pints for Paws

    July 13th 2016 05:00 PM

    Join us for our 3rd Annual Pints for Paws event to benefit Pet Haven. Each ticket includes 2 free beers (or non-alcoholic beverages) from the taproom. Gather on Summit Brewery's patio with your dog and enjoy some of the best beer in the Twin Cities. Bro Read More

  • Pups on the Patio

    July 13th 2016 05:00 PM

    Here's another chance for you to party on 3 Squares Restaurant's dog-friendly patio while you eat, drink, get freebies, and support a furbulous rescue partner. You tired of all these yappy hours yet? Neither are we! Let's do this. WHEN: Wednesday, July Read More

  • Lake Como Dog Walk

    July 13th 2016 06:30 PM

    Let's Meetup for bi-weekly group dog walks throughout the summer! We alternate between St. Paul and Minneapolis. Our St. Paul dog walk this month will be at Lake Como. Meet the group in front of the Como Dockside restaurant (and pavilion) at 6:30, and stay Read More

July 15th, 2016

  • Park Pug Play Date @ Otter Lake Dog Park

    July 15th 2016 07:00 PM

    Hello Puglovers, Lets meetup at the dog park for some summer fun. Its been way to long and hope for a beautiful weather that night. *Don't forget to bring water and waste bags!* ~Bring Lawn chairs and bug spray ~ *If we have bad weather we wi Read More

July 16th, 2016

  • Out & About Adventure Class

    July 16th 2016 10:00 AM

    Out & About-Adventure Class *Must have taken a Basic Canine Manners Class *Length: 4 session Class *Cost: $115, all sessions or $30 per session. We build on the skills we learned in basic manners. Remembering the goal of a well-behaved dog you can Read More

  • Wanted Dirty Dogs for donations Dog Wash

    July 16th 2016 10:00 AM

    Warm Water Dog Wash a fundraiser for Homeward Bound Rescue...A No Kill Shelter and Placement. July 16th 10:00 AM -- 2:00 PM Cub Foods ,Minnetonka, MN ... 101 & Hwy 7. Dogs get wash towel dry, treat bags and human treats from Cub Foods. Min. donation $10.00 Read More

  • Nail Trim Fundraiser

    July 16th 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 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

  • Animal Communication Sessions

    July 16th 2016 11:00 AM

    Make sure to hear what your four legged furry friend has to say. Healing Hands are joining For Pet's Sake in Blaine and will be offering animal communication for your pets. ***15-minute animal communication ($25.00)*** Sign up early so you can ge Read More

  • Flipping Cups for Pups

    July 16th 2016 12:00 PM

    Please join us for a fun event! Secondhand Hounds & Grey Face Rescue & Retirement are joinging together at Summit Brewing Company for a Flip Cup Tournament! We are raising money for 2 great animal rescue groups, and proceeds will be split between the 2 gro Read More

  • Meet & Greet/Mini Adoption

    July 16th 2016 01:00 PM

    Meet adoptable dogs from the rescue and talk to volunteers. reminder: it is always a good idea to email the contact listed in each dog's bio to find out of s/he will be attending an event before making the drive. Chuck & Don's 6821 York Ave S, Minne Read More

July 17th, 2016

  • Pints for Pups

    July 17th 2016 06:00 PM

    Pints for pups @ Stanley's Northeast Bar Room with Basset Buddies Rescue, Inc.! Join us on our patio as we help raise money toward the organization! $1 from every pint of beer purchased between 6 & 9pm on Sunday, July 17th will go toward helping basset Read More

July 18th, 2016

  • Bourbon, Beer, & Bones

    July 18th 2016 04:00 PM

    Butcher & The Boar is THE place to be with your pup on Monday nights! Mondays evenings in July, food and drink specials will benefit Greyhound Pets of America-Minnesota (GPA-MN). All furry guests get a free tennis ball, and housemade dog treats and doggie Read More

July 21st, 2016

  • Summer Brewery Tour: Sisyphus Brewing

    July 21st 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 some Read More

  • Out & About Adventure Class

    July 21st 2016 07:00 PM

    Out & About-Adventure Class *Must have taken a Basic Canine Manners Class *Length: 4 session Class *Cost: $115, all sessions or $30 per session. We build on the skills we learned in basic manners. Remembering the goal of a well-behaved dog you can Read More

July 23rd, 2016

  • Wag N Wash Beat The Heat Event

    July 23rd 2016 10:00 AM

    Discounted Basic and Premium self washes from 10-2pm Ice Cream for Pets and Companions Earthborn Food Samples 25% off frozen raw dog food Doberman Rescue MN 10-12pm Wag N Wash is located at 1960 Cliff Lake Road, Eagan MN. Between Target and Cub Foods. Read More

  • Adopt a Husky Dog Wash Fundraiser

    July 23rd 2016 11:00 AM

    Come out and get your dog washed at Bone Marche located at 3777 Park Center Blvd Minneapolis, MN 55416 for a suggested donation of $10. There will also be nail trimming and microchipping, with all proceeds go to Adopt a Husky! There will be human treats Read More

July 24th, 2016

  • Bark n' Brunch

    July 24th 2016 10:00 AM

    Join K9-Connection as they launch their first ever “Bark N’ Brunch”! This is not your typical Brunch – with a “pawesome” brunch menu for pups and peeps this Sunday morning get together will leave you wagging your tail for more! This is an ON-LE Read More

  • Paint your Pet

    July 24th 2016 01:00 PM

    Paint a portrait of your pet at Project Pet. Once you sign up for the painting, email us a high quality digital photo of your pet (one pet per canvas, please) and we will do the rest. Each photo will be transferred onto a 16”X20” canvas. Our talented a Read More

July 25th, 2016

  • Bourbon, Beer, & Bones

    July 25th 2016 04:00 PM

    Butcher & The Boar is THE place to be with your pup on Monday nights! Mondays evenings in July, food and drink specials will benefit Greyhound Pets of America-Minnesota (GPA-MN). All furry guests get a free tennis ball, and housemade dog treats and doggie Read More

July 26th, 2016

  • Madonna of the Mills - Screening

    July 26th 2016 07:00 PM

    Please attend a showing of Madonna of the Mills Documentary . Maplewood Library, Community Program Room 3025 Southlawn Dr. Maplewood, MN 55109 (First Come, First Serve) Madonna of the Mills is an uplifting tale of a Staten Island woman who creat Read More

  • Out & About Adventure Class

    July 26th 2016 07:30 PM

    Out & About Adventure Class Going to the dog park. Tuesday, July 26th, 7:45-8:45pm (Airport Dog Park) Do you know if your dog is a good pick for dog park? What is good play and greetings? What is not play? What are the rules of the park? Come le Read More

July 27th, 2016

  • Canine Carnival!

    July 27th 2016 06:00 PM

    On July 27th Brackett Park will go to the dogs! Fun for the Dogs: Off Leash Play area, Swimming Pools, Agility Obstacle Course, Frisbee & Ball catching! Fun for the Humans: Paw Print Craft, dog rescue groups, caricatures, face painting, hennas & a $2.00 Ho Read More

  • Lake Nokomis Dog Walk

    July 27th 2016 06:30 PM

    Lets "Meetup!" for group dog walks throughout the summer! We alternate between St. Paul and Minneapolis. Our Minneapolis dog walk this month is at Lake Nokomis. Meet the group in front of the Sandcastle restaurant (by the Main Beach) at 6:30, and stay afte Read More

July 28th, 2016

  • Bark N’ Beer

    July 28th 2016 06:00 PM

    This one of-a-kind event mixes all of our favorites: Beer, Food, Dogs, special vendor showcases, all to help save pups! On Thursday July 28th from 6-8pm join K9-Connection as we party it up with our friends at Maplewood Mall for the kickoff of our new even Read More

  • Canine cognition expert Dr. Brian Hare

    July 28th 2016 07:00 PM

    How did wolves evolve into man's best friend? The relationship between man and dog presents an evolutionary puzzle. Humans and wolves evolved on separate continents. When they eventually encountered one another ​they directly competed for food. As su Read More

July 30th, 2016

  • Dog Days Downtown WBL

    July 30th 2016 10:00 AM

    Stroll around downtown White Bear Lake with your favorite 4-legged friends, relax on a pet friendly restaurant patio, learn about pet adoption and talk to rescue groups and meet trainer Katie K-9. Read More

  • Pugs Ice Cream Social & Pug Play Time

    July 30th 2016 11:00 AM

    Please join us for a fun Saturday Afternoon Ice Cream Social & watch the Pugs entertain us. Feel free to bring your favorite topping and post what you will bring. Leroy is providing the Ice cream. Elmo will provide the fudge. Cannot wait to see you all plu Read More

  • Dog Days of Summer

    July 30th 2016 11:00 AM

    Dog Days of Summer is Burnsville Alimagnet Dog Park’s annual fundraiser. It is a free event, provides goodie bags for the first 300 people, has dozens of vendors/exhibitors, silent auction, raffle, hotdog bobbing for the dogs, various dog related entert Read More