Dog Events in Pennsylvania

Mark your calendars! There are 15 upcoming events in Pennsylvania. 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 Pennsylvania, or call 877-411-FIDO to speak with one of our pet travel experts!

MAY
6

Pet Expo

Come join us for doggie day fun and don't forget to bring your doggie. Demos in Obedience, Rally and Agility. Photographer on site to get that perfect picture of you and your doggie! Go to the doggie spa and get your doggie's nails done! Raffles, games, bake goods and much, much more!
MAY
7

Fishtown Animal Hospital 2 Year Anniversary

Fishtown Animal Hospital is turning TWO and celebrating with a farm party! Enjoy games, prizes, treats, photo booth, a petting zoo, DJ, grooming by Champs Dog House and so much more! Meet adoptable pets looking for their forever home! It’s FREE and fun for the whole family, pets are ALWAYS welcome!
MAY
13

PETCON 2017 Pet & Equine Expo, Symposium & Gala

PETCON 2017 will also take place on Sunday, May 14th from 8 am to 9 pm. At this two day event you and Fido can enjoy dog shows, diving dogs, K-9 agility, horse shows, exhibitors and tack swaps, seminars, demonstrations & performances, a gala to fundraise for local organizations, shopping with pet & home exhibitors, kids events, contests, prizes & giveaways, face painting, balloon twisting and crafts! The gala will take place at 8:00 pm on Saturday, May 13th and is a separate $25 ticket. Parking is free.
MAY
13

David Elliot Cohen's THE WRONG DOG talk/reading/Q&A with a book signing to follow at PETCON 2017

David Elliot, author of The Wrong Dog, will be speaking and taking questions at PETCON 2017 Pet & Equine Expo Symposium & Gala, with a book signing to follow until 3 pm.
MAY
14

PETCON 2017 Pet & Equine Expo & Symposium

At this two day event you and Fido can enjoy dog shows, diving dogs, K-9 agility, horse shows, exhibitors and tack swaps, seminars, demonstrations & performances, a gala to fundraise for local organizations, shopping with pet & home exhibitors, kids events, contests, prizes & giveaways, face painting, balloon twisting and crafts! The gala will take place at 8:00 PM on Saturday, May 13th and is a separate $25 ticket. Parking is free.
MAY
20

DOGGONE Craft, Food & Vendor Fair

The Friends of PAWS PARK are hosting the 6th Annual DOGGONE Craft Food & Vendor Fair!! When? —- Saturday May 20th from 9 am to 4 pm. Last year there will be over 115 registered various Craft, Product and Food Vendors. There will be a main attraction K9 skills demo by the South Williamsport Police K9 Unit!! There will be a Chinese Auction, with drawings throughout the day. Fun for the whole family!! All proceeds from this event benefit the South Williamsport Police K9 Unit and the PAWS PARK off leash dog park. The South Williamsport K9 Unit was put in to action in December of 2011. This unit greatly assists the local police force and helps keep the local communities safe. Proceeds from this event will help pay for upkeep and future training programs for K9 Officer Dany and Officer Devin. PAWS PARK off Leash Dog Park was opened November 1, 2010 and is a beneficial recreation for responsible dog owners and their pets. PAWS PARK gives them a safe enclosure in which to exercise and socialize. The proceeds from this event will help pay for upkeep and supplies. To see a current list of registered vendors, search 2017 DOGGONE Craft & Vendor fair on Facebook
MAY
21

Wimmer Wag Fest 2017

Bring Fido for a family fun day packed with food, music, games, activities for children of all ages, demonstrations, raffles featuring prizes from local businesses, and much more! The best part of this event is that any donations made by visitors or vendors will be given back to the rescues that participate. This event is a great way to show your support to local rescues and also have fun with the family. Find out more info about this event via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/265743803869885/?active_tab=about
JUN
3 – 4

Steel City Pet Expo - Amazing Pet Expos

The Steel City Amazing Pet Expo is the ultimate pet event! Check out tons of pet-friendly exhibitors and rescues, see live demos in positive-reinforcement obedience training, and let your pet take a spin with the latest pet sports! Learn about pet care & activism, great giveaways and prizes, amazing discounts on your favorite pet products, talent and costume contests, and fabulous retailers. Plus shopping, adoptions, free nail trims, low-cost vaccinations, agility and much more fun for the whole family! Admission is FREE! Bring your pet! If you’re a pet guardian – or would love to be one – you’ll find everything you need under one roof, so you and your pet can Play, Shop, Learn, and Adopt in comfort.
JUN
11

Pet ‘n Play

Activities for pets and their families including a pet parade, pet photographs, obstacle courses for dogs, a kids fun zone, booths, freebies, live music and much more! Mark your calendar to join us!
SEP
2

Ludwig's Corner Horse Show's Costumed Pet Parade

Bring a Costume or Make Your Own on Site! The Third Annual Pet Parade will begin at 11:00 AM at the Country Fair. Bring your dog, cat, pig, goat, chicken, rabbit, chinchilla, iguana, mini - any pet! All pets must be leashed. Contestants are encouraged to bring their pets in costume and enter to win a blue ribbon and pet basket of goodies.
SEP
17

A Day of Hope and Help for the Mill Dogs

Family and Pet Friendly educational event. Rescues, Vendors, Crafts Area for the kids, Survivor and Friends Parade, free giveaways, food trucks and much much more.
SEP
30

4th Annual Doggie in Disguise Scavenger Hunt

Join us with your favorite four-legged friend for our 4th Annual Doggie in Disguise Scavenger Hunt. Kick Halloween off early with a dog scavenger hunt event in historic New Hope, Pennsylvania. Come prepared and Like Thrill of the Hunt on Facebook or Follow Us on Twitter. This scavenger hunt will require a QR Reader App. In order to participate in all the adventure and fun, you’ll need to download the scavenger hunt app to uncover the scavenger hunt clues and challenges. The app will be available soon, check back for details. Thrill of the Hunt will supply a code to access this scavenger hunt on the app the day of the event. Start Halloween off early by disguising your dog in a costume for a fun and interactive scavenger hunt! Owners and dogs are encouraged to dress in costume for this family and pet friendly event. Wear your walking shoes and bring your favorite pooper scooper, the scavenger hunt will drive each participant into specific onsite locations throughout quaint New Hope, allowing you to walk your dog and have quality time, while figuring out clues to collect dog treats and toys for your sidekick. All tickets may be purchased the day of the event, however tickets are limited. Guarantee your reservation and save by purchasing your tickets in advance. Requirements A Dog on a leash & in costume (any size) Smart-phone Social Site Access (Facebook or Twitter or YouTube or Pinterest) If you don’t have one, a friend’s will do Like Thrill of the Hunt on either Facebook or Twitter, or both Download the App (once available) Download a QR Reader App Walking shoes A Great Attitude! Prizes Awarded Most scavenger hunt points Best dog costume Best dog parent/dog/group costume Most Creative Picture Best Video Time Pre-Registration is at 10:00 am Scavenger Hunt begins at 11:00 am Scavenger Hunt ends 1:00 pm Prizes announced & awarded the following week.
OCT
7

4th Annual Doggie in Disguise Scavenger Hunt

Join us with your favorite four-legged friend for our 3rd Annual Doggie in Disguise Scavenger Hunt. Come prepared and Like Thrill of the Hunt on Facebook or Follow Us on Twitter. This scavenger hunt will require a QR Reader App Start Halloween off early by disguising your dog in a costume for a fun and interactive scavenger hunt! Owners and dogs are encouraged to dress in costume for this family and pet friendly event. Wear your walking shoes and bring your favorite pooper scooper, the scavenger hunt will drive each participant into specific onsite locations throughout the quaint Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania allowing you to walk your dog and have quality time, while figuring out clues to collect dog treats and toys for your sidekick. All tickets may be purchased during the day of the event, however tickets are limited. Guarantee your reservation and save by purchasing your tickets in advance. Requirements A Dog on a leash & in costume (any size) Smart phone Social Site Access (Facebook or Twitter or YouTube or Pinterest) If you don’t have one, a friend’s will do Like Thrill of the Hunt on either Facebook or Twitter, or both Download the App (once available) Download a QR Reader App Walking shoes A Great Attitude! Prizes Awarded Most scavenger hunt points Best dog costume Best dog parent/dog/group costume Most Creative Picture Best Video Time Pre-Registration is at 10:00 am Scavenger Hunt begins at 11:00 am Scavenger Hunt ends 1:00 pm Prizes announced & awarded the following week Location At the Shadyside Chamber of Commerce Park 5507 Walnut Street Pittsburgh, PA 15232 Across from the Apple Store (5508 Walnut Street) Between Victoria’s Secret (5505 Walnut Street) & American Apparel (5509 Walnut Street) Parking Meter Off Street Parking Lots Parking Garage
OCT
14

DogFest Walk 'N Roll Philly

Bring Fido and get ready to have a tail-waggin' good time! This family- and pet-friendly event will include dog contests, demonstrations and live music. Earn an EARLY Fundraising Gift! Anyone who raises $125 or more by September 14th will receive a commemorative DogFest t-shirt on event day! Qualify for the Fundraising Recognition Program by raising at least $250 and receive a special DogFest gift!
NOV
3 – 5

Pittsburgh Pet Expo

We are an unbeatable, locally produced, one-stop venue for pet products and other services! The Pittsburgh Pet Expo is The Largest Consumer Pet Trade Show on the East Coast! In addition to the more than 250 exhibits of pet-related products & services there will be fun entertainment and hands-on attractions for the whole family, covering almost 2 acres of indoor space.