Dog Events in New Jersey

Mark your calendars! There are 12 upcoming events in New Jersey. 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 New Jersey, or call 877-411-FIDO to speak with one of our pet travel experts!

APR
29

The Onyx & Breezy Foundation 2nd Annual Memorial Walk

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Bring your fur-babies, pictures of your lost ones, family and friends to pay tribute to our loving pets that we have lost and to celebrate their lives. 100% of all funds raised will go to save the lives of animals every day! The Day's Activities ~ Live Music ~ Food ~ Tricky Tray (3pm) ~ Vendors ~ Pet Adoptions ~ 50/50 (3pm) ~ Commemorative walk with marching band (2pm) ~ Closing Ceremony (3:15pm) Plus... Free Activities for Kids!!! ~ Bouncy House ~ Obstacle Course Great Mother’s Day Gifts! Purchase your tickets in advance and save!!!
APR
30

Canine Adoption Day

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Join us for canine adoption day as we feature the adoptable dogs of New Life Animal Rescue! Meet their adoptables of all ages up close and personal where their personalities will shine! Everyone who attends gets a free gift!
MAY
6

Adopt-A-Thon

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Bring Fido for a fun afternoon and maybe meet a new fur-friend from Rescue Ridge, Castle of Dreams Animal Rescue, Fur Friends in Need, and Sammy's Hope! Activities will include: caricature artist (12-2pm) • dog psychic and dog reiki (1pm - 3pm) • training tips from Dog Star Training's NJ Trainer, Kathy Medal • Dog Days NJ Professional Dog Walking • free samples and food education from Vital Essentials, Primal Pet Food, Farmina Pet Food, and Nu Pro • raffles and giveaways!
MAY
7

Essential Oils for Moms and Pups

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Learn How to Support Fido's health and wellness with essential oils! Learn what essential oils are, how to use them safely, and how to share their therapeutic benefits with our fur babies! Participants will make a bottle of Thieves nontoxic household cleaner, a signature calming blend for your specific pup, and a rollerball for tummy support.
MAY
13

9th Annual Northern New Jersey Pet Expo

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A family fun day of presentations, local shelters, vendors and food. Bring your leashed pet and join us for Shira the pet communicator, Space Farms zoo animals, a visit from Scooby Doo!, pony rides and so much more!
JUN
4

Animal Rescue Adopt A Thon

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Bring Fido to the 2nd Animal Rescue Adopt A Thon! There will be over 50 animal rescues, over 50 vendors, local businesses, demonstrations and activities for dogs, children, seniors and all in between! Come find your new pet, have a great day watching the Pony Club Show Trials and visit the amazing vendors, crafts and food trucks that will attend. RAIN or SHINE!
JUN
9

World Dog Expo

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Barkleigh Productions, Joey Villani and Dave Walker are proud to announce the launch of World Dog Expo, the first-ever internationally focused dog expo. World Dog Expo is to be held at the Meadowlands Expo Center, just outside New York City in Secaucus, New Jersey on June 9-11, 2017. The premier three-day event, celebrating dogs everywhere, will break the mold of a traditional expo by incorporating interactive events, booths, and educational opportunities for pet care professionals and the public alike. With multiple stages, both inside and outside the facility, attendees will enjoy world championship caliber events in dock diving, disc dog, fly ball and agility. World Dog Expo will also feature an exciting breed showcase area, interactive treat and toy exhibits and a world championship grooming competition. With World Dog Expo’s mission of promoting rescues, foster programs and adoption of dogs from all over the country, notable rescue and pit bull advocates, Shorty Rossi aka “The Pit Boss” and Deirdre Franklin, the founder of Pinups for Pitbulls, will be participating in book signings, speaking engagements, and meet and greets with attendees throughout the weekend. They will also serve as special guests and honorary judges for the World Dog Rescue Banquet, where many rescues will be celebrated and awarded for their work in their local communities. Attendees also can enjoy a performance from the Olate Dogs, winners of season seven of America’s Got Talent. General admission to the Olate Dogs performance will be an additional charge.
JUN
10

World Dog Expo

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Barkleigh Productions, Joey Villani and Dave Walker are proud to announce the launch of World Dog Expo, the first-ever internationally focused dog expo. World Dog Expo is to be held at the Meadowlands Expo Center, just outside New York City in Secaucus, New Jersey on June 9-11, 2017. The premier three-day event, celebrating dogs everywhere, will break the mold of a traditional expo by incorporating interactive events, booths, and educational opportunities for pet care professionals and the public alike. With multiple stages, both inside and outside the facility, attendees will enjoy world championship caliber events in dock diving, disc dog, fly ball and agility. World Dog Expo will also feature an exciting breed showcase area, interactive treat and toy exhibits and a world championship grooming competition. With World Dog Expo’s mission of promoting rescues, foster programs and adoption of dogs from all over the country, notable rescue and pit bull advocates, Shorty Rossi aka “The Pit Boss” and Deirdre Franklin, the founder of Pinups for Pitbulls, will be participating in book signings, speaking engagements, and meet and greets with attendees throughout the weekend. They will also serve as special guests and honorary judges for the World Dog Rescue Banquet, where many rescues will be celebrated and awarded for their work in their local communities. Attendees also can enjoy a performance from the Olate Dogs, winners of season seven of America’s Got Talent. General admission to the Olate Dogs performance will be an additional charge.
JUN
11

World Dog Expo

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Barkleigh Productions, Joey Villani and Dave Walker are proud to announce the launch of World Dog Expo, the first-ever internationally focused dog expo. World Dog Expo is to be held at the Meadowlands Expo Center, just outside New York City in Secaucus, New Jersey on June 9-11, 2017. The premier three-day event, celebrating dogs everywhere, will break the mold of a traditional expo by incorporating interactive events, booths, and educational opportunities for pet care professionals and the public alike. With multiple stages, both inside and outside the facility, attendees will enjoy world championship caliber events in dock diving, disc dog, fly ball and agility. World Dog Expo will also feature an exciting breed showcase area, interactive treat and toy exhibits and a world championship grooming competition. With World Dog Expo’s mission of promoting rescues, foster programs and adoption of dogs from all over the country, notable rescue and pit bull advocates, Shorty Rossi aka “The Pit Boss” and Deirdre Franklin, the founder of Pinups for Pitbulls, will be participating in book signings, speaking engagements, and meet and greets with attendees throughout the weekend. They will also serve as special guests and honorary judges for the World Dog Rescue Banquet, where many rescues will be celebrated and awarded for their work in their local communities. Attendees also can enjoy a performance from the Olate Dogs, winners of season seven of America’s Got Talent. General admission to the Olate Dogs performance will be an additional charge.
JUN
17

Dog Days of Summer Dog Fest

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FOR ALL DOGS AND DOGS LOVERS, we’re back for a second year of furry fun! Liberty Harbor is going to the dogs Saturday, June 17th for an afternoon of dog-centric vendors, exhibitors, and service providers. Come and celebrate all things dog related! Carnival games and giveaways will keep their tails wagging, and ZeppelinHall Biergarten & Restaurant will keep your bellies full. Mark your calendars and keep checking back as we update this event with plenty of things to see and do!
OCT
21

4th Annual Pledge-a-Paw Dog Walk and Event

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Camden County Animal Shelter will be hosting our 4th Annual Pledge-A-Paw Dog Walk and Event; sponsored by the Camden County Board of Freeholders on Saturday, October 21st from 11 am to 3 pm at the Camden County College in Blackwood, NJ. Last year over 200 walkers and over 40 local vendors, animal welfare groups and rescues attended to raise pledges to benefit the animals’ of Camden County Animal shelter. We are hoping to make this year’s event even better! This doggy friendly event is free to attend and will include not only a one mile dog walk, but yummy treats & snacks from the Doggy Snack Bar, raffle drawing and prizes, costume contests, tail waggin contests, music, entertainment, and more! We will be showcasing adoptable pets in the CCAS Pet Parade as well! Want to participate in the fundraiser and get an event t-shirt? Registration is just $10.00 per person and you can register here: https://ccasnj.donorpages.com/4thAnnualPledgeaPaw/. You will receive an event t-shirt, walker pledge packet, prizes and more! If you have a team of 10+, please contact Madeline Sapiandante at [email protected] for more information about team package pricing.
OCT
21

Dog Walk Of The Dead-5

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Celebrating our fifth anniversary. NJ's only zombie dog walk returns to benefit One Step Closer Animal Rescue. Enjoy Vendors, costume contests, food, live music, blood drive, Halloween pet photos, adoptions, classic cars and more!