Dog Events in Connecticut

Mark your calendars! There are 4 upcoming events in Connecticut. 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 Connecticut, or call 877-411-FIDO to speak with one of our pet travel experts!


Beers for Beasts

Partnering with Sixpoint Brewery, Shelton Animal Shelter and Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter, the event will allow guests to bring their leashed dogs to partake in an afternoon of fun activities at The Hops Company’s back garden. $1 from the sale of each Sixpoint beer will be donated to the Shelton Animal Shelter and Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter. A celebration of beer, people and our faithful four-legged companions, Beer for Beasts will feature: KC101 FM, providing music and giveaways Dog costume contest Raffle opportunity to have your dog’s likeness turned into a Sixpoint Pup emoji Pet adoption opportunities US Army dog demonstrations Selfie station Vendor booths Sharon Warner- Animal communicator Pet blessing by Father John Gorecki

The Newfoundland Educational Seminar

An educational seminar designed to inform prospective and current owners about the specifics of the breed, meet the NCNE Rescue team, talk with breeders and view demonstrations by the dogs. Raffle proceeds benefit NCNE Rescue.

Strut Your Mutt!! 2017

Bring Fido to Strut Your Mutt!! 2017 at Newtown Park and Bark. There will be a 2K dog walk and Strut Your Mutt Pageant! The Doggy Fair will include vendors, games and food. Limit 3 dogs per handler.

2nd Annual Danbury Pet Expo

Don't miss this dog-gone good time at Candlewood Town park! There will be a pet costumer contest, a petting zoo, live animal demos, face painting, a bounce house, and guest appearances. The proceeds from admission fees will be donated to local area shelters. Rain date is scheduled for 10/15/2017