Your pup has been waiting all week to spend time with his fave hooman. Why not treat your treat-lover to a pawfect weekend? From a dog celebration to a brewery anniversary pawty, there’s loads goin’ on for everypup. Check out these dog-friendly things to do around Seattle this weekend.
Urban Plaza, Kirkland
Friday, August 12, 4–6 p.m.
It’s pawty time for everypuppy at Urban Plaza this Friday. Princess can enjoy an afternoon of doggy treat trucks, an agility course, a pup parade, and plenty of belly scratches. Your cutie canine can even enter a photo contest for the chance to win extra treats and toys. Any judge will see your good girl is heckin’ adorable!
Martha’s Garden, Seattle
Saturday, August 13, 12–3 p.m.
If your pup is shy around the wild woofers, head to Martha’s Garden for their Shy Dog Soiree. Gentle players are welcome for an afternoon of mellow mingling while the pawrents enjoy a bevvie. You’re allowed to bring in your own noms, so grab your faves before the playdate. Don’t furget to send Martha’s your pup’s vax records before headin’ over.
Rooftop Brewing, Seattle
Saturday, August 13, 2 p.m.
Your microbrew snob barked his calender for Rooftop Brewing’s 10th Anniversary Block Party months ago. It’s time to celebrate this dog-friendly brewery with live music all day, a dog-themed raffle, a dunk tank, and the release of their new brewski, Lager X!
Ballard Locks, Seattle
Saturday, August 13, 2 p.m.
Doggo can wiggle his butt with the best of ‘em. Head to Ballard Locks this Saturday to dance your tail off to the 11-piece swing band, Seattle Solid GOLD. This FREE event is grreat for an afternoon picnic with your bud. Refuel for dancing with a coffee from Kiss Cafe, where pup is welcome inside and out, and likely to get some pets from the dog-loving staff.
5. Ice Cream and Play Time
Create your pawfect outing with ice cream, zoomies, and a brew for the hoomans. Let’s start with some social time at Dogwood Play Park, where pups can run around their off-leash area while you grab a drink or buy treats for your dandy doggo. After so many tail wags, ice cream is a must! Down the road is Lil’ Tiger Ice Cream, where they’ve got a peanut butter pupcream and Poodles of flavors to try while you and your bestie hang on their dog-friendly patio.
Life’s Better With a Pup
No wet nose to boop? What a heckin’ tragedy. Check out these Seattle adoption events for your rover remedy.
Seattle Humane Society
- The Seattle Humane Society has been helping the furry frens of Seattle for 125 years—how many heckin’ dog years is that? You can visit the adoption center Tues-Sun from 12–6 p.m. or complete the online adoption questionnaire when you’re ready to take the puppo plunge. Browse the online list of adoptable dogs and prepare to fall in ruv.
Featured photo: Sam Lion
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