Looking to have fun with your dog in or near Toronto or support a good cause anywhere this month? Check out our list of 2018 Dog-Friendly October Events and Celebrations below.
It’s a big month for greedy black rescue pugs like Kilo who need to lose a few pounds and like to do tricks for treats.
Let us know if we have missed any in the comments or on Facebook.
Happy Halloween for October 31st.
Themes and Celebrations for the Month of October
International Pet Fashion Month
National Pet Wellness Month
National Animal Safety & Protection Month
Pet Cancer Awareness Month
National Service Dog Month
Pet Diabetes Month
Adopt a Dog/Shelter Dog Month
National Pit Bull Awareness Month
Halloween Safety Month
National Cookie Month
Themes and Celebrations for the Weeks of October
Mental Illness Awareness Week, National Walk Your Dog Week, Dog Film Festival Week, Space Week, Pet Peeve Week, National Veterinary Technician Week, Animal Welfare Week, Peace, Friendship and Goodwill Week
2018 Pet-Friendly October Events and Celebrations
October 1: National Fire Pup Day, National Black Dog Day, National Walk Your Dog Day
October 4: World Day For Animals & Pets
October 7: World Smile Day
October 7: Canadian Thanksgiving
October 13: Park & Bark Dog Show is in Roncesvalles!
October 14: National Pet Obesity Awareness Day
October 15: Smiley Statue Unveiling Saturday
October 15: National Pug Day- woohoo!!
October 21 Pugoween for PugALug Pug Rescue Sunday from 1PM to 3PM at K9Kamp, 1083 Rangeview road, Mississauga
October 21, 2018 – Furry Friends 5K Run, Burlington
The second annual run around the waterfront fundraiser for the Burlington SPCA with or without your dog. Register and collection pledges in advance. Registration is $50 on race day. First 300 to register get a t-shirt and race kit. 8 am to noon. Spencer Smith Park, Burlington www.furryfriends5K.ca
October 27: National Pit Bull Awareness Day
October 27 Howl-o-ween Boston Terrier Meet Up & Fundraiser at Barks n’ Rec
October 28: Plush Animal Lovers Day
October 31: Halloween- be safe.
What Should Your Dog Be This Halloween? Check out this video of 99 costumes to inspire you.