Dog Events in Massachusetts

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in Massachusetts who are as crazy about their pets as you, there’s no better place to bring Fido than a dog event. Attend any of the dog shows, agility competitions, costume parades, festivals or fundraisers in Massachusetts on our Dog Events Calendar and you’ll meet hundreds, maybe even thousands, of dog lovers. And since 70% of the events listed benefit humane societies, attending one is a great way to help homeless pets too.

Pet Friendly Pet Photos with the Bunny
Pet Photos with the Bunny Get ready to capture paw-some memories this holiday season! Bring your furry friend and watch him strike adorable poses with the Easter Bunny. This heartwarming event is the perfect opportunity to create lasting memories. See Details
Pet Friendly Dog "Lick Painting"
Dog "Lick Painting" Bring your well-behaved leashed canine companion and witness their artistic expression come to life as they craft a one-of-a-kind painting just for you. Please note a limited number of canvasses are available. See Details
Pet Photos with the Bunny Get ready to capture paw-some memories this holiday season! Bring your furry friend and watch him strike adorable poses with the Easter Bunny. This heartwarming event is the perfect opportunity to create lasting memories. See Details
Pet Photos with the Bunny Get ready to capture paw-some memories this holiday season! Bring your furry friend and watch him strike adorable poses with the Easter Bunny. This heartwarming event is the perfect opportunity to create lasting memories. See Details
St. Puptrick's Day - Pup Chug Enter your furry friend in an outdoor chugging contest, or come and watch! Alongside the contest, a talented artist will offer personalized dog portraits, various vendors, delectable human treats and the presence of JB's Doggie Delight Ice Cream Truck, generously distributing complimentary dog treats. The dog beer includes water, pineapple juice and plain Greek yogurt topped with whipped cream. See Details
Pet Treat Tasting Event Bring Fido for a day filled with happy barks and delicious nibbles. There'll be gourmet biscuits and wholesome snacks, so your pup can savor various flavors that'll make his tail wag joyfully. See Details
South Boston St. Patrick’s Day / Evacuation Day Parade Bring Fido to this annual tradition in South Boston! The parade will start at Andrew Sq up Dorchester Street, right onto Telegraph Street, left around Thomas Park down East 6th Street, left onto K Street, right onto East 4th Street, left on P Street then left onto East Broadway to West Broadway end at Broadway Station. Please ensure Fido is OK in large crowds. See Details
Pet Night with the Easter Bunny Get ready to capture paw-some memories this holiday season! Bring your furry friend and watch him strike adorable poses with the Easter Bunny. Reservations are highly recommended; if you book an appointment, you'll receive two complimentary gifts. Please note snakes and rodents aren't allowed. See Details
Bring Your Pet to Paint Night All artistic levels are encouraged to attend this unique event with your well-behaved and socialized furry friend. You'll be provided a complimentary sticker, beer glass or coffee cup, and personal painting supplies to get creative. Design ideas are also available. See Details
Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny Get ready to capture paw-some memories this holiday season! Bring your furry friend and watch him strike adorable poses with the Easter Bunny. Reservations are highly recommended; if you book an appointment, you'll receive two complimentary gifts. Please note snakes and rodents aren't allowed. See Details
Tails for the Trails 5k Bond with your pup through a casual canicross out on the trail! This event welcomes beginners and experienced runners. There'll be a prize for the top three finishers of the race. You will need a canicross harness, a bungee line and a canicross belt. Rules and equipment info are available on their official website. See Details
Jr's Paws For a Cause 5k Fido is welcome to join you for this family-friendly, non-competitive walk/run event. Proceeds at this event are being donated to Project Samana, a veterinary outreach program that works in the Dominican Republic. The other portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Kyle's Legacy Cancer Research, Last Hope K9, Shultz Guest House and Brown Dog Coalition. See Details
Will Run For Cookies! A Dakin Humane Society 5K Bring Fido out for a run or walk, enjoy a cookie, and support Dakin Humane Society! Will Run for Cookies features a 5k run/walk and 2k walk option. Early bird registration includes an event shirt and a cookie for human and dog participants. General registration includes a cookie for human and dog participants. Check-in begins at 9am at Westfield at the Beveridge Pavilion. See Details
Mutts and Mayhem Bring your dog for the inaugural obstacle course designed for humans and their canine companions! Guided on-leash by their trusty pet parents, Mutts and Mayhem participants will run, walk, jump, hop, swim, or splash to get through the course. Get muddy, have fun and win prizes! See Details
Worcester Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival Indulge in an event with popular food trucks serving mouthwatering treats like Mexican street corn, delectable lobster rolls and irresistible sundaes. Bring your leashed furry friend to enjoy the delicious fan favorites while basking in the vibrant atmosphere. See Details