Kingston Sheep Dog Trials Festival, Kingston
When: August 11 to 13, 2017
Where: Grass Creek Park, 2993 Highway 2 East, Kingston.
Event Blurb: Three days of sheep dog events, trials and competitions herding sheep along with other doggie attractions including Canadian Canine Lure Course, zoo-like animal encounters at “Zoo to You,” Rideau River Dock Dogs, agility, K-9 demos and crafts and vendors. $15 or $10 for tickets online.
Paws in the Park, Toronto
When: August 12, 2017
Where: Woodbine Park, Toronto. 9 am to 3 pm.
Event Blurb: Paws in the Park is the annual fundraiser for the Toronto Humane Society. Join (with pledges) the walk-a-thon with your dog. Other activities include a photo booth, vendors, and celebrity appearances. Dog Lovers Days Lure and agility course will also be there.
Woofa Roo Pet Fest, Essex County
When: August 12 to 13, 2017
Where: 3295 Meloche Road, Amberstburg, Ontario.
Event Blurb: Promoted as Essex County’s only pet and family-friendly festival, Woofa Roo Pet Fest is down days of Dock Diving, Flex Ball, dog agility, pony rides, vendors and more. A silent auction supports local rescue organizations. Admission is only $5.
Movie in the Park – for Dogs. Waterloo
When: August 15, 2017
Where: Hosted by K9 Snack Shack, Waterloo Park Pavilion, 50 Young Street W., Waterloo, Ontario.
Event Blurb: For a minimum $5 donation per person (or dog) join fellow dog lovers at the park for food trucks, vendors, and a showing of The Secret Lives of Pets movie – likely at dusk. Bring a blanket.
London Pawlooza, London
When: August 19, 2017
Where: The Plunkett Estate, 9282 Elviage Drive, London, Ontario
Event Blurb: Honouring International Homeless Animal Day and a fundraiser for a local animal shelter. Take your dog dock diving, go swimming in the Pawlooza pond, test your dog’s agility, run the lure course, go offleash in the FunZone, play frisbee in our toss+catch zone, get trick advice, get obedience advice, watch agility demonstrations, visit our VIP lounge… shop from 175 vendors,Pets welcome. $10 per car and parking on site.
Fanshawe Pioneer Village A Day for the Dogs, London
When: August 20, 2017
Where: Sponsored by Crusin’ Paws Agility. Fanshawe Pioneer Village, 2609 Fanshawe Park Road E., London. 10 am to 4 pm. Admission $7.
Event Blurb: Bring your dog to Fanshawe Pioneer Village for A Day for Dogs. The living history outdoor museum opens its doors to pooches and other pets providing a day of agility courses, vendors, professional photography sessions, off leash play area, and talent show.
Mutt Masquerade, Stouffville
When: August 26, 2017 – 11 am to 3 pm
Where: Stouffville Leash Free Park, Rougeview Ave.
Event Blurb: The first annual Mutt Masquerade dedicated to dogs and dog lovers of Stouffville. Sponsored by Free The Pooch, Whistle FM, Life Force Pet Health, Trentadue Torres Real Estate Team and Scruffy Muttz.
Dog Tales Festival, King City
When: August 26 – 27, 2017 – 11 am to 5 pm.
Where: 1405 19th Sideroad, King City.
Event Blurb: Hosted by Dog Tales rescue, a beautiful horse and dog rescue facility north of Toronto, this event promises to be ‘a completely unique festival experience in celebration of rescued animals’ featuring live music, gourmet vegetarian and vegan food, and interactive games for you and your dog.