A Day for the Dogs

Sunday, August 14th

Bring your four legged family members to A Day for the Dogs at Fanshawe Pioneer Village. Meet dog groomers, rescue organizations and local services for your pet. Vendors will showcase a variety of doggy toys, fashion, food and more. Danielle Mahoney Photography will be at the event and will be providing mini-sessions for dogs in the Historic Village!

Enjoy agility shows by “Cruisin’ Paws Agility” followed by “Kids Race the Agility Dogs” contests. Between shows, test your dog’s abilities with the Cruisin’ Paws Agility equipment. Enroll your dog in one or all of our contests and compete for great prizes from our sponsors.

Meet and greet with Archie Brindelton! French Bulldog, Gentleman Puppy, Philanthropist, Life Coach, Happy Ambassador, Motivational Snuggler, and your daily dose of friendly fun!

Schedule of Events

10:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. Ask the Trainer - Join Michelle from PAWSitively Happy Home and ask her your training related questions!

11:00 a.m. Cruisin’ Paws Agility Show followed by Kids VS the Dogs in Victoria Park (try out the Cruisin’ Paws Agility equipment in between shows!)

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Meet Archie Brindleton (& Mirabelle too!)

11:30 a.m. Fanshawe’s Got Talent at the Contest Stage (show us your best trick!)

12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m. Ask the Trainer - Join Michelle from PAWSitively Happy Home and ask her your training related questions!

12:30 p.m. Best Dressed Dog Contest at the Contest Stage

1:00 p.m. Dachshund Races brought to you by Wienerfest!

1:30 p.m. Cruisin’ Paws Agility Show followed by Kids VS the Dogs in Victoria Park (try out the Cruisin’ Paws Agility equipment in between shows!)

2:00 p.m. Unique Look contest at the Contest Stage

2:30 p.m. Biggest Dog & Smallest Dog contest at the Contest Stage

3:00 p.m. Cruisin’ Paws Agility Show followed by Kids VS the Dogs in Victoria Park (try out the Cruisin’ Paws Agility equipment in between shows!)

All Day Activities

Try out the Cruisin’ Paws Agility equipment between shows

  • Free lure course
  • Off leash play zone
  • Meet local rescue groups
  • Meet vendors throughout the day
  • Meet the blacksmith and his apprentice! Pick up a special branded souvinir with your dogs name on it.
  • Photography Mini-Sessions with Daneille Mahoney Photography
  • Learn about the Canine Good Neighbour program. Visit Zach at the Petsmart tent!

Note: No ATM on site

Presented in Partnership with Cruisin’ Paws Agility

Cruisin' Paws Agility

Participating Vendors

Barkenstein Designs
DogLoversDay
Pennies for Paws
Eat.Love.Play Pet Care
Da Code A Bags
NatuRAWls
Dr.Frederick Chiropractic
Cruisin’ Paws Agility
A Stitch ‘N’ Time
Elyse’s Home Doggy Spa - $5charity nail trims to local rescue organization!
Ren’s Pets Depot
Companions Pet Resort
PAWSitively Happy Home: Dog Training & Behaviour Solutions - Ask the Trainer!
Diamond Dogs House of Grooming - $5 charity nail trims to All breed Canine Rescue!
Dog-E-Designs
Animal Healing Touch
Pet To the Vet Ambulance SVC
PetSmart - Learn about the Canine Good Citizen program!

Participating Rescues

All Breed Canine Rescue

Animal Alert

Paws United

Oxford County Animal Rescue

Canadian Dachshund Rescue - Ontario

Tiny Paws Dog Rescue

Event Sponsor 
Presented in partnership with Cruisin’ Paws Agility
Event Cost 

$7