Dog Events in Missouri

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in Missouri 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 Missouri 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 Dog Day Out at Purina Farms
Dog Day Out at Purina Farms ADVANCED RESERVATIONS REQUIRED You and Fido are invited to stretch your legs inside the Purina Event Center's 84,000 sq ft indoor facility, featuring more than 10 different activities. Purina Farms is offering 90 minute time blocks with limited spots available. Advanced reservations required with online payment only. This is an adult only event (age 18 and up). See Details
Pet Friendly Springtime Village Drive-Thru Experience at Purina Farms
Springtime Village Drive-Thru Experience at Purina Farms Pre-Registration Required. Come celebrate the arrival of Spring with Purina Farms! Here’s your chance to drive through the rolling hills of Purina Farms enjoying eggcellent activities and saying hi to a variety of animals along the way. Plus, pose for a special springtime photo you’ll treasure for years. See Details
Adoption Event & Photos with the Easter Bunny at Bar K Meet the Greyhounds in Petfinder Park and Photos with the Easter Bunny in Puppies Pub! In keeping with COVID restrictions, the bunny will happily take photos with your furry friends but, if humans want to be in the photo, the bunny will step out and let you use his throne. You can either use your own camera or they can take them and send them to you. A $10 or more donation per sitting is recommended (no appointments needed, walk-ins welcome). Membership required; day passes available. See Details
Run/Walk for the Paws 5K This 5K is a fundraiser for local nonprofit Friends of the Animal Shelter of St. Joseph, an all-volunteer group who works tirelessly to save lives at the St. Joseph Animal Shelter. Run or walk with your furry friend during this scenic 3.1 mile races along St. Joseph's beautiful parkway system. The race will start in the parking lot across from Bode Ice Arena. Parking will be available in the Phil Welch Stadium parking lots, Rec Center or grassy lots across the street. Dogs are welcome as long as they are friendly with people and other dogs and are have updated rabies vaccinations. Local pet-related businesses/organization will have booths for participants to browse and there will also be a kids activity booth. The race will be chip timed by local business ShowMe Running Company with instant results and finish line photos. The race course is handicap accessible and relatively flat, but does have a few areas of slight uphill incline (1-2%). Click 'Visit Website' to register. You can also stay up-to-date on event information by visiting their Facebook page. See Details
Yappy Hour at Milk and Honey BringFido to a yappy hour at Milk and Honey! All good dogs welcome on the patio the last Friday of each month, April through October, weather permitting. Milk and Honey is a unique home, apparel and gift boutique, featuring a beer and wine bar. See Details
DogtoberFest BringFido to this fun, annual event! • Contests and games include Bobbing for Biscuits, Sack Races, Roll-Over Races, Biscuit Eating, Musical Frisbees, Biscuit Toss, Costume Contest, Dog/Owner Look-A-Likes, Biggest Dog and Smallest Dog. • Workshops will help you and your dog get started in Dock Diving. • Demonstrations • Booths include Adopt-A-Pet, breed clubs, rescues, pet resorts, doggie day care, trainers, service dogs, groomers, dog bakeries, veterinarians, fencing and a wide-array of dog related products and services. See Details