Upcoming New York Dog Events

September 7, 2009
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There are many great dog events going on in New York City and New York state this fall, so make sure not to miss out!

silly-dogsCanine Club Getaway

Acra, New York

September 10-13

This is a four-day dog event hosted at Acra Manor Resort in the beautiful Catskill Mountains. There will be agility classes, lure coursing, frisbee, flyball and rally obedience. They will even host swimming, where the dog can go in the pool with you! There will be discussions and lectures every day by veterinarians, trainers and other experts. Humans will enjoy luxurious rooms and food. Away from the hotel, the Catskill region is full of nice hiking and rivers.

Fireplug 500 Walk for Animals

Schenectady, New York

September 12

This is a family event and a fundraiser for an animal shelter that will take place at Central Park. It will include a Bow Wow Bazaar, full of many different vendors, a Pet Identification Station, a salon with claw clipping and dog contests.

Coffee Bark

Brooklyn, New Yorkdogs-prospect-park

September 12

Prospect Park holds a dog and human social every first or second Saturday of the month, in the morning. For early risers, there are free pastries, coffee and dog treats.

The Amazing Race

Brooklyn, New York

September 13

This is a dog-friendly version of The Amazing New York Race that will occur in Prospect Park. There will be a scavenger hunt and obstacle course for you and your dog. This race takes about 2 hours, then there is an after party. You’ll get a “doggy bag” for participation. Some of the benefits of this event will go to a local Brooklyn dog shelter. Participation is $35, and you can sign up here.

empire-stateJoel Silverman at Camp Bow Wow

Long Island City, Queens, New York

September 14, 2009

Joel Silverman of Animal Planet’s “GOOD DOG U” and co-star Foster will come to Long Island City’s Camp Bow Wow to promote Silverman’s new book, “What Color is Your Dog?” They will hold a 1-hour seminar and sign books, where Silverman will discuss his philosophy and career being an animal trainer. This event is free to the public, but donation is appreciated, and will go to New York City’s Animal Care & Control.

Paws in the Parkdachshund-dog

Rochester, New York

October 18

This will be a fundraiser for dog parks in Monroe County, and will be held at Greece Canal Park. There will be a parade of costumes, dog costume contest and several vendors.


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