Upcoming Dog Events Around California

There are lots of great summer pet-related events happening around California, including coffee and donut gatherings, fundraisers at bars, dog walks and pet care seminars.

Canines and Coffee

Terry Miller Park

Valencia, California

July 31

Canines and Coffee will be a free dog and human event starting at 9:30 and going on through 11:30 AM. There will be free coffee and donuts, and a few dog agility performances. If you do not have a dog to bring, there will also be adoption opportunities at this event.

Fresno Bully Rescue 2nd Anniversary Fundraiser

Club Habanos

Fresno, California

July 31

The Fresno Bully Rescue 2nd Anniversary Fundraiser will be a night event from 8:00 PM-2:00 AM. It costs $10 admission, and it will feature cocktails, a silent auction, food, music, a raffle and other activities for adults.

Bay to Barkers

North Parking Lot of Golden Gate Fields

Albany, California

August 1

Bay to Barkers will be the 13th annual dog walk and festival, which will be a fundraiser for the Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society and its recovery from a fire.

Registration for this walk will start at 8:30 AM, and the activities will take place from 10:00 AM-1:00 PM. There will be a 1-mile dog walk, games, contests and spa time. A bunch of different booths will be set up with vendors and information, such as rescue networks, dog treat companies, photography and more.

Swiss Dog Day Afternoon

Upper Fort Mason Parade Grounds

San Francisco, California

August 1

The 13th Annual Swiss Dog Day Afternoon will take place from 10:00 AM-5:00 PM. It will be themed around several Swiss breeds, like Bernese, Entlebucher, Greater Swiss, Appenzeller Mountain Dogs and Saint Bernards. There will be conformation, obedience and rally workshops, and people can enter their dogs into Canine Good Citizen Tests or the Mountain Dog Trialothon. This event will also have a Swiss-style BBQ, a raffle and other fun activities.



San Diego, California

August 4

Petpix will go on at PETSURG, a veterinary hospital, from 3:00-7:00 PM. It will be a pet photography event that will cost a $5 deposit.

Pet Care Seminar


San Diego, California

August 7

The Pet Care Seminar will take place from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM. It will cover topics like when to visit the ER, how to take care of dogs’ teeth, pet massage, exercising pets and keeping a safe domestic environment for pets.

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  1. The San Diego Pet Expo is a fun filled family event featuring the best in products and services for you and your pets. Celebrities and expert speakers will be on hand to offer tips and fun stories. Meet Celebrity Pets, see birds perform stunts and tricks, and much more. Adoptable Pets will also be on hand to meet their “fur-ever” families.

    January 29-30, 2011 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds
    San Diego, CA

  2. The Mountain Winery, Saratoga, CA
    Join us for a groovy afternoon of wine tasting, live music, costume contests and more…all with your Pet at Woofstock 2011!

    SUNDAY – OCTOBER 23, 2011
    12:00PM – 6:00PM

    … $15 online – $20 at the door – 33% of cover charge goes to Furry Friends Rescue
    Price includes:
    – Complimentary taste of 4 Reserve Wines, including our Reserve Pinot when you bring your pet
    – Live music by Total Eclipse, Piece of My Heart and Hootenanny!
    – Doggy costume contest
    – Special guest artists / vendors

    Also enjoy:
    – Howl-loween Costume Contest
    – FFR Dog Adoption Showcase
    – Gourmet Doggie Goodies
    – Silent Auction
    – Pet related Vendors & Sponsors

    Wine, Beer, non-alcoholic beverages and light food offerings will be available for purchase. Parking is free.

    Mingle and relax. Peace, Love, Rescue!


  3. October 24th, 2013 is Pupologie’s 3rd Annual Dia De Los Perros!

    A night to celebrate dogs and raise funds for Even Chance Pit Bull Rescue.

    This year’s line up is going to be the best yet:
    Costume Contests
    Photo booth
    Amazing Local Food
    Delicious Local Brews
    Our famous Dog Churros
    Original Dia De Los Perros Tshirts

    …and SO MUCH MORE!

    Admission is a $10 donation.

    ALL proceeds from this event will be donated to Even Chance Pit Bull Rescue to show our appreciation for the hard work this organization puts into finding loving homes for all of their dogs.

    Check out our website for Costume Contest Categories and more information about Dia De Los Perros. http://pupologie.com/ai1ec_event/3rd-annual-dia-de-los-perros/?instance_id=299

    ‘Like’ us on Facebook to stay updated on Dia De Los Perros news, special offers, and info about our featured rescue, Even Chance. http://www.facebook.com/pupologie