The Best Dog Events
July 1st Canada Day
July 4th Independence Day (U.S.)
July 4th National Country Music Day
July 11th Cheer Up The Lonely Day
July 14th National Nude Day
July 16th National Ice Cream Day (third Sunday of the month)
July 17th World Emoji Day
July 19th National Hot Dog Day
July 23rd National Parent’s Day
July 31st National Mutt’s Day
Also This Month
National Hot Dog Month
July 3rd to August 11th are the ‘Dog Days’ of Summer
Events You Don’t Want to Miss
Dog Lover’s Days – Milton
When: July 8-9
Where: Milton County Heritage Park
Time: 10am – 4pm
Entrance Fee: $5.00 per person (children under 13 are free)
DogLoversDays is a fun filled family day with your dog! A day when you can relax and watch YOUR dog be the star. A complete interactive “dog” festival where the family dog has fun running agility and speed tracks and much more. If it’s called a dog festival, it should be “all about the dog”. Your dog can have a ball running a lure course, get the star treatment in the Pamper Zone, have some fun in the Doggie Play Zone, or visit a Holistic Healer at the Health and Wellness Centre. There are also numerous vendors and lots to see. Come on out and Bring Your Dog!
Pawz in the Park & Dog Lover’s Days -Hamilton
When: July 15-16
Where: Eastwood Park, 111 Burlington St. E. Hamilton, ON
Time: 10am – 4pm
Pawz in the Park Hamilton, a wonderful fundraising event for PTSD victims has teamed up with DogLoversDays this year for its 4th annual event at Eastwood Park in Hamilton.
Entertainment includes Aqua Dogs Dock Diving, DogLoversDays Lure Course, a giant off-leash play zone, best dressed dog contest, demos, vendors, and more. All events at the park are FREE with donations being accepted, at the gates.
Muddy Paws Wine Festival
When: July 8th-9th
Where: Vineland Estates Winery and Featherstone Estate Winery in Niagara
Benefiting: National Service Dogs
The Muddy Paws Wine Festival presents a unique opportunity to celebrate excellent wine and food in Niagara, Ontario, Canada — and bring along your BFF (best four-legged friend). On July 9 & 10, 2016 Vineland Estates Winery and Featherstone Estate Winery will open their doors to well-behaved dogs on leash who wish to accompany their owners. New and favourite wines will be available by the glass and renowned chefs will be serving delicious fare all afternoon. There will be a canine theme to the weekend, with live music and special events at each winery. A portion of wine sales will support National Service Dogs. We hope to see you there! Come. Sip. Stay
Yappy Hour – New Market
When: July 19th
Where: Market Brewing Company 17775 Leslie Street, Unit 4, Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 3E3
Did you know that National Parks are FREE all year?
In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, Parks Canada announced earlier this year that they would be offering free admission to all National Parks for the entire year. The best thing about this is that most National and Provincial Parks allow on leash dogs to accompany their humans.Did You Know That National Parks Are Free All Year?
If you’re looking for a cheap, fun adventure to share with your pup this summer check out a National Park near you!
**Provincial Parks aren’t free but are generally quite cheap for a permit and you can camp and stay overnight in some breathtaking parks like Algonquin.
What are your summer plans with your dog? Do you know of any dog-friendly events we missed? Tell us in the comments!