Dog Events in Colorado

Mark your calendars! There are 9 upcoming events in Colorado. Use the links below to get details on each event, print directions, look at pictures, and even read reviews of last year's event. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Colorado, or call 877-411-FIDO to speak with one of our pet travel experts!

APR
27 – 30

Aurora, CO Dog Walking Academy

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An intensive 4-day workshop leading to professional dog walking certification. Graduates come away fully equipped to start a dog walking business—or advance an existing one. Expand your knowledge of canine behavior, learn new pack-management techniques and fight protocols, and go through the A-Z of running and marketing a dog walking business.
MAY
5

Ibex Outdoor Clothing Dog Adoption Event In Support Of PawsCO

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PawsCO representatives will bring adoptable doggies to play and mingle. Professional dog trainer on hand to answer questions as well as sign up for future training classes at Ibex. Enter to win a custom oil painting by David Kennett (valued at $475). David will be painting live at our adoption event! Special In-Store Coupon and drawings for prizes. Refreshments for you and your pooch. Bring Fido along!
MAY
13

Canine Rescue Day at the Colorado Rapids

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Although Fido will need to stay at home for this event, there will be other Fidos there looking for their forever homes! Please join the Colorado Pug Rescue and other animal rescues oncourse before the game from 12:30 to 2:00pm. Game seats are in the south endline. Game time is 2pm.
MAY
20

Colorado Pug Rescue Meet-n-Greet

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Stop by Bentley’s to meet some of the fosters from the Colorado Pug Rescue! You can also check out Bentley’s website for more info: https://www.petstuff.com/
MAY
20

Mutts & Models: The Fundraiser for Underprivileged Pets

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Celebrating its 16th year, Mutts & Models, Colorado’s original “black-collar” event, is Denver’s premiere canine and celebrity fashion show. Guests will delight in watching a unique fashion show featuring local philanthropists, celebrities, and media personalities strutting down the runway with their dogs. Funds to support our programs are raised through sponsorships, ticket sales, and from the evening’s live and silent auctions. Reception and Silent Auction 6-8 PM Live Auction and Paddle Raiser 8-8:30 PM Fashion Show 8:30 PM Cocktail attire (black and/or white clothing suggested)
AUG
19 – 20

Denver Pet Expo - Amazing Pet Expos

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The Denver Amazing Pet Expo is the ultimate pet event! Check out tons of pet-friendly exhibitors and rescues, see live demos in positive-reinforcement obedience training, and let your pet take a spin with the latest pet sports! Learn about pet care & activism, great giveaways and prizes, amazing discounts on your favorite pet products, talent and costume contests, and fabulous retailers. Plus shopping, adoptions, free nail trims, low-cost vaccinations, agility and much more fun for the whole family! Admission is FREE! Bring your pet! If you’re a pet guardian – or would love to be one – you’ll find everything you need under one roof, so you and your pet can Play, Shop, Learn, and Adopt in comfort.
AUG
28

Puttin’ for PetAid

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Join PetAid Colorado and support the work it does in the community for underprivileged animals. Bring your friends and colleagues to form a team, or let us pair you with other animal-loving golfers, and spend a beautiful summer day on the green! The event is open to the public! If you would like to help Colorado pets in need of medical care, we invite you to join us. Reception and Silent Auction 6-8 PM Live Auction and Paddle Raiser 8-8:30 PM Fashion Show 8:30 PM
SEP
9

Doggie Plunge

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On this fun-filled day, hundreds of pooches will take the plunge with other four-legged swimmers as Pirates Cove Aquatic Center goes to the dogs. The 10th Annual Doggie Plunge is a popular, fun-filled fundraiser for dogs (and their humans) to enjoy, all to benefit Freedom Service Dogs. Families will enjoy food trucks and the BEST. TIME. EVER with their doggie friends.
OCT
12 – 15

Aurora, CO Dog Walking Academy

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An intensive 4-day workshop leading to professional dog walking certification. Graduates come away fully equipped to start a dog walking business—or advance an existing one. Expand your knowledge of canine behavior, learn new pack-management techniques and fight protocols, and go through the A-Z of running and marketing a dog walking business.