Pet Events in July in the USA

June 17, 2014
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A great way to spoil your dog is to bring them to an event where they can meet new friends, sample some great treats, and participate in competitions and contests. Attending pet events in your area is a good way to bond with your pet, spend time with the whole family, and meet other pet lovers. Plus, many events benefit humane societies and other charities and helps homeless pets in your community.

Check out some of the events listed below and if you’re not near these, check with your local humane society and newspaper for local pet events.

» With so many pet events across the country, this list can’t be quite comprehensive – at least not without your help. Is your pet event, or one in your area, missing from our list? Please help us update this list to keep it current by leaving the information in a comment below!

Pet Events in the USA – July 2014

What: 4th of July Pet Parade
Where: Downtown Bend, Oregon ending at Drake Park
When: July 4, 2014 11am to 4pm
Admission: Free
More Information: Bend Parks and Recreation
Hotels in Bend, Or

Start your 4th of July off with the annual Pet Parade that goes through downtown and ends at Drake Park where you, your family, and your beloved furry canine can spend the afternoon playing, eating, and having fun.

Kids are invited to march in the parade dressed up with their furry friends. All dogs must be on a leash and can be attached to your child’s bike, wagon, or trike.

What:8th Annual Downtown Dog Day Afternoon
Where: Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels 555 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA
When: July 9, 2014 6pm to 9pm
Admission: Free
More Information: Hotels in LA

LA Dogs get ready to strut your stuff! It’s a night of music, mingling, and fun at the annual Downtown Dog Day Afternoon. There will be snacks, a full bar, and vendors selling the latest and greatest pet products.

What: 6th Annual Doggie Street Festival
Where: Liberty Station Farragut Rd San Diego, CA
When: July 12, 2014 9am to 4pm
Admission: Free
More Information: Doggie Street Festival
Hotels in San Diego

Meet other pet lovers, enjoy music, food, and spending the day with the family having fun. You might even find a new best friend over in the adoption area.

What: 2014 Surf Dog Competition
Where: 2 Elder Ave Imperial Beach, CA
When: July 13, 2014 10am to 3pm
Admission: $53 to register your dog, free to watch
More Information: Surf Dog
Hotels in Imperial Beach

Over 50 dogs are expected to participate in the surf dog competition for 2014. Come on down and watch these amazing dogs ride the waves and see who wins! Bring your camera and get ready for to see amazing stunts by amazing dogs.

Where: Dumb Friend League 2080 S. Quebec St Denver, Co
When: July 19, 2014 11am to 3pm
Admission: Free
More Information: Dumb Friends Animal League
Hotels in Denver

Come on down to the Catfest! The event will feature hundreds of wonderful cats looking for forever homes. The adoption fees are waived on cats that are 1yr and older, plus you’ll get a goodie bag filled with toys, treats, and other things for you and your new cat to enjoy. You’ll also get to talk to pet experts and find out some wonderful tips and tricks.

What: 8K Run and 2K Run/Walk
Where: PCH State Beach 17851 Pacific Coast Highway Huntington Beach, CA
When: July 27, 2014 8am to 12pm
Admission: Price varies to register, free to watch
More Information: Racegrader
Hotels in Huntington Beach

You and your dog will love running or walking the 2K but dogs aren’t allowed for the 8K run. Take in the beautiful ocean views as you run along the beach. All participants will receive a shirt, finishing medals, and prizes for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place racers will win gift cards and trophies.


2 Responses to “Pet Events in July in the USA”

  1. dw says:

    why do I get pet events in july in the newsletter sent on 9/3 ????

  2. Jessica says:

    As you’ll note at the top of the post, it’s geared toward people who might be planning in advance for next summer’s travels. We know it’s a long way off, but we’re working on making sure all the monthly planning tips are out long before people need them – so next year when you’re looking for things to do in July with your pet, you won’t have to wait until late June to get the article! :)

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