Dog Events in New York

When you want to really spoil your dog, or just meet other dog owners in New York 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 New York 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 Paint and Sip Pet Portrait Fun at Barking Dog
Paint and Sip Pet Portrait Fun at Barking Dog Dogs welcome! It's EASY; no artistic background necessary. Michele draws your pet for you. Send a photo of your pet to It will be pre-sketched and ready for you to trace and watercolor your own masterpiece. Mingle and Paint alongside other pet lovers Please only bring dogs who are well behaved and socialized; you are responsible for your dog's behavior. You might be photographed for future promos. Event will be held in outdoor heated area. Face masks are required. Please purchase a beverage or appetizer. See Details
Pet Friendly POSTPONED - Long Island Pet Expo - Nassau
POSTPONED - Long Island Pet Expo - Nassau *PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO COVID-19, THE LONG ISLAND PET EXPO HAS BEEN POSTPONED. NEW DATE TBA.* BringFido and enjoy dozens of different pet vendors and shows! See Details
Canine Camp Getaway Fall Camp Created for dogs and dog lovers, Canine Camp Getaway is the ultimate dog-friendly vacation, filled with wonderful activities you can share with your four-legged best friend. From agility, nose work, flyball, hiking and swimming in the dog-friendly pool or creek to lure coursing, barn hunt, “Barks & Crafts,” canine freestyle dance and classes in Canine CPR, dog nutrition and so much more, this rustic and outdoorsy dog camp vacation offers something for everyone! Dogs of all sizes, ages and abilities are welcome, as long as they are social with dogs and humans. No formal training or experience is needed – trainers, dog sport instructors and staff veterinarians will show you and your dog the ropes, whether your pup is looking to brush up on some old skills or learn a few new tricks. Dogs can try their paw at a wide variety of dog sports, or, if you prefer, you can just take it easy and enjoy “Yappy Hour,” watch a dog-friendly movie under the stars or go for a hike with your best buddy to take in all the new sights and smells. Held at the Blackthorne Resort in East Durham, NY, set against the scenic backdrop of the majestic Catskill Mountains, Canine Camp Getaway offers plenty of wide spaces to explore, perfect for recharging body, mind and spirit, while strengthening the bond with your four-legged BFF. Best of all, our dog camp vacations are also “human friendly”, so you don’t have to give up the vacation amenities you cherish, like private baths, air conditioning, cable TV, wi-fi, great food and dog-friendly nighttime entertainment! RV hookups are also available. See Details
Lake George Dog's Got Talent Bring your dog to Shepard’s Park beach and show them off at this annual event! Amaze the judges with a special trick, or just look great! Prizes will be awarded to the favorites. The show takes place every Saturday & Sunday during the carnival. See Details
New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2022 The NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade™ can be viewed along 5th Avenue between 44th Street and 79th Street. Fido is welcome to watch from the sidewalk however, be advised that this event draws more than a million people lined up watching the parade. Please ensure Fido would be OK in a very large crowd. See Details