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Purina Walk for
Dog Guides

Lions Foundation of Canada
Date/Location: Various dates and locations across Canada
See www.walkfordogguides.com/ to find a location near you.

A fun 5 km walk for people and pooches of all ages.

In dozens of communities across Canada, Lions Clubs and volunteers are busy organizing a "Walk for Dog Guides". This fun-filled pet-friendly event spotlights the contribution of Dog Guides to improving the daily lives of Canadians with visual, hearing, medical or physical disabilities. People of all ages and abilities are encouraged to come out. Leashed dogs are welcome guests, although you don't have to bring a dog to participate.

For further details, visit www.dogguides.com/need/need02.htm

June 2014

Wienerfest Home County Festival

Helping Homeless Pets

When: Saturday, June 21st, 2014
- 9:30am to 4:30pm
Where: Embro / West Zorra Community Centre
355644 - 35th Line, Embro, ON
Wienerfest 2014


On Saturday, June 21st, 2014 bring your dog for
a great day of fun and excitement!

Fun for the whole family, and it's free to attend.

Over 100 dog related and crafter market vendors. We will have Wiener races, bobbing for wieners, yogurt licking contest and a costume contest.

We are so excited that Obie Dog Journey is coming to Wienerfest Home County Festival this year. You can see his story here, as reported on CNN

For more information, visit: www.wienerfest.ca or email: info@wienerfest.ca



Helping Homeless Pets

When: Saturday, June 25th, 2014
Where: Lions Coldsprings River Park, Thamesford

Come out and see the wieners run.

Bring the family and your dogs for a fun filled day. Any dog is welcome.

We have lots of fun things to see and do. Over 40 vendors to browse and buy items for your dog.

Located in beautiful Thamesford - at the Lions Coldsprings River Park, right behind Tim Hortons.
Bring a picnic if you like and enjoy a great family day with your pooch.

To register for the races, please visit www.wienerfest.ca and for more information contact
Linda Collier at 519-285-5123 or email: lindacollier2003@yahoo.com

July 2014

12th Annual Dog Days of Scugog

Scugog Shores Museum Village

When: July 19-20, 2014
Where: Scugog Shores Museum Village
16210 Island Road, Port Perry, ON

Dog Days of Scugog will return to the Scugog Shores Museum Village over the weekend of Saturday, July 19th and Sunday, July 20th, 2014 as Durham Region's largest dog event marks its twelfth anniversary. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.

A fun-filled day for dogs and their whole family, the Scugog Shores Museum Village is expecting more than 2,500 dogs, their owners and interested spectators to join in the weekend-long fun that aims to promote the proper training and care of dogs and to celebrate the joy of sharing our lives with our canine friends. Join us for exciting demonstrations, vendors, contests, prizes and more!

For more information, visit www.scugogshoresmuseum.com, or email: museum@scugog.ca

September 2014

"Barkfest Dog Festival and Harvest Fall Food Fair"


When: September 27 and 28, 2014
Where: Essa Agriplex
7505 10th Line, Thornton, ON

A combined event, "Barkfest Dog Festival and Harvest Fall Food Fair" celebrates our love of dogs and the bounty of the fall harvest.

The 2014 "Barkfest Dog Festival and Agricultural Fall Food Fair" will be held at the Essa Agriplex, just minutes from Barrie. This beautiful 100 acre property is the perfect venue for foodies, families and canine companions.

With great pet-related vendors, dog sport demos, contests and fabulous food, Barkfest is THE place to come, play, shop and spend the day with your favourite furry pal!

The Agricultural Fall Food Fair has crafts, artisans, and plenty of great food to eat. Events include gourmet food contests, agricultural displays, local farmers, an organic food sector, giant pumpkins, pumpkin contests, garlic galore, apples, and a lot more!

We are currently updating our website. For further information including, sponsorship and exhibitor applications or events, please contact us: www.barkfest.ca, or email: info@barkfest.ca