There are many fun dog events happening in Arizona within the next few months. Make sure to check some out, if you are in the area!
Lunch on a Leash
Camp Verde, Arizona
This is an event for foodies, dogs and humans alike! It is an outdoor lunch for both you and your dog. It will also feature a dog fashion show and some educational talks. They will also hold a dog race with prizes for the fastest and slowest dogs. Also vendors and silent auctions, if you feel like shopping! It will go on from 11:30 AM-3 PM.
Dog Wash Fundraiser
This event is a benefit for the Mingus Manor Animal Sanctuary. The sanctuary is a place where senior pets can live happily. Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are recommended. It is donation-based, but a recommended $5 for nail clippings, $15 for a small to medium dog wash, or $20 for a large dog wash. It will take place 10 AM-2 PM.
Bark For Life
Anthem Pets Dog Park
This is a mini-relay event, for the American Cancer Society. It costs $30 for a dog and owner to participate, then $10 for each additional dog (preregistration has ended at this point). There will be door prizes, a dog costume contest, and more. It will take place from 12-4 PM.
East Valley Bark for Life
This is a fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. Registration is 8-9 AM, the opening ceremony and walk are 9-10 AM, and demonstrations are 10 AM-1 PM. It will feature a DJ, food, cooking for dogs, a pet communicator, on-site microchipping, pet adoptions, family photos, dog laser therapy demonstrations, musical chairs for dogs, high jump competition, vendors and a Frisbee toss.
Phoenix Canine Classic
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
This is Phoenix’s newest dog walking festival. You can walk or run with your dog to benefit local canine help. All proceeds go to Gabriel’s Angels and their use of pet therapy for children. Other than the dog walk, there will be over 70 exhibitors. There will be food, a dog talent show, music, a dog fashion show, free microchipping for the first 200 candidates and more. The expo is free to enter, but you must pay $20/dog if you wish to do the walk. It will take place from 7 AM-12 PM.