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Event Information & Schedule

  This annual event is fun for the whole family – with activities for adults, kids and pets! It's the only day of the year that you can bring your pet down to beautiful William Hawrelak Park. Join us for the fun, all while helping homeless and abused companion animals at the Edmonton Humane Society!

Visit our FAQ for important information on what you and your pet need for Pets in the Park and for information about parking and how to get there!

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Proceeds from ALL activities support the animals at the Edmonton Humane Society. 

Event Information 

What is there to see and do at Pets in the Park?
Lots! It's an action-packed, non-stop adventure.
Consider registering for the Petplan Pet insurance 2.5 km Walk or the Tail Blazers 5 km Fun Run! Click here to register now! Collecting pledges and participating in the walk or run is great way to have fun and support the thousands of animals cared for by the Edmonton Humane Society each year.

Collecting pledges helps the Edmonton Humane Society continue to care 
for the animals in our community AND earns you fantastic prizes.
  • 1st place individual pledge earner  - $500
  • 1st place corporate pledge earner - $500
  • 2nd place pledge earner - $300
  • Raise $500 and you earn a zippered hoodie
  • Raise $400 and you earn a folding chair or fleece picnic blanket
  • Raise $300 and you earn a winter jacket
  • Raise $200 and you earn a stainless steel water bottle
  • Raise $100 and you earn a 4GB flash drive OR sun visor



Have your pet microchipped at the EIDAP identification tent for just $40. Ensure that your pet has permanent identification and gets home safely while supporting homeless animals at the same time.

The whole family can join in the fun and activity in the Humane Education tent, sponsored by the City of Edmonton's Animal Care and Control Centre. Kids will especially enjoy the games, crafts, contests and face-painting!

Learn more about pet behavior and training with the EHS Behavior and Training departments sponsored by Royal Canin.

Test your dog's skills in the Petland Canada Canine Carnival. Try out games like Tennis Ball Turmoil, Bobbing for Dogs, Musical Mutts or Hunting Hounds. Games are $2 each or 3 games for $5.

Fetch got you thirsty? Keep your cool with fresh and free water courtesy of EPCOR - the proud water provider for the City of Edmonton and this year's Pets in the Park!


Learn about the EHS, PALS (Prevent Another Litter Subsidy) Program and Foster Care Program sponsored by Big Top Tent Rentals


Cheer on the Edmonton Humane Society's Shelter Stars during their exciting performances in the agility arena, sponsored by Pet-Tek Distribution.  Let your dog test his or her paws on the agility equipment during public participation for just $5.



Experience the high flyin' fun of the Alberta Red Neck Furry Fliers disc dog demonstrations sponsored by Homes Alive Pet Centre. See if your dog has what it takes to become a disc dog during public participation. $10 gets you two rounds of toss and fetch and one round of time trial!

Meet and greet some Edmonton Humane Society animals in the Shelter Animal Showcase at the EHS Animal Rescue & Response vehicles.  Visit with the Edmonton Humane Society Animal Protection Department, and learn more about the shelter in the Edmonton Humane Society tent.



Shop till you drop in Bingo's Pet Shop, Sponsor's Row and the Exhibitor Showcase! And you can't miss the MASSIVE Silent Auction with hundreds of items up for bid!

The Pet and People First Aid station, sponsored by Guardian Veterinary Centre will be standing by during our Pets in the Park adventures, ensuring that any injuries that may occur are quickly treated.

Visit the Mojo photo booth and remember Pets in the Park forever with a $5 photo.



After all of that activity, you'll need some food and refreshments. Visit the DoubleTree by Hilton West Edmonton and Home2 Suites West Edmonton barbeque tent, or get a java fix with Starbucks Coffee Company. Try a tasty treat at one of our yummy food vendors, Molly's Eats, Royal Treats, Incredible Edibles, Go Nuts 4 Donut or Sailin On Food Truck.You can even cool off with a beer in the Yukon Brewery Beer Tent. All proceeds from our Food Sponsor areas support the Edmonton Humane Society by generously donating a portion of their proceeds. 

Learn more about the Edmonton Humane Society's Programs & Services including Animal Protection, Bingo's Pet Shop, Prevent Another Litter Subsidy Program, Foster Care Program and much much more! 

For more information, please call (780) 491-3880.

Event Schedule

An updated schedule will be posted closer to the event date.


Event / Activity


 9 AM
23rd Annual Pets in the Park Opens
Event Site
 All Day
 Sponsors’ Row & Exhibitors’ Showcase  Sponsors’ Row / Exhibitor Tent
 All Day  50/50 Ticket Sales (until 3 pm) $2 each - 3,000 tickets printed  Event Site
 All Day  Silent Auction (closing times vary, listed below)  Exhibitor Tent
 All Day

 Pet Microchipping sponsored by EIDAP - $40

 Fetch got you thirsty? Keep your cool with fresh and free water courtesy of EPCOR. 


Hydration Sations

 All Day  Children's Activities & Face-painting in the Education Tent sponsored by the City of Edmonton's Animal Care and Control   EHS Humane Education
 All Day Alberta Redneck Furry Fliers Disc Dog-a-thon with Public Pay to Play - $10 sponsored by Homes Alive Pet Centre  Arena 1
 All Day  Canine Carnival Games - $2 each or 3 for $5 sponsored by Petland Canada
 Arena 2
 All Day  Photo Booth courtesy of Mojo Photo Booth - $5  Photo Booth
 All Day  Meet EHS animals - onsite adoptions available - prices vary  EHS Animal Rescue & Response Vehicle
 All Day  Meet EHS behavior and training experts sponsored by Royal Canin Canada  EHS Behavior Tent
 All Day  Learn about the EHS, PALS (Prevent Another Litter Subsidy) Program and Foster Care Program sponsored by Big Top Tent Rentals  Variuous EHS Tents (Sponsors' Row)
 All Day Learn more about the EHS Animal Protection and check out new products in Bingo's Pet Shop,   Various EHS Tents (Sponsors’ Row)
 All Day  Professional Pet Photos sponsored by Chewed Slippers Photography  Sponsors Row
 All Day Pet and People First Aid sponsored by Guardian Veterinary Centre Guardian Veterinary Centre Tent
 9:45 AM  Warm up for the Tail Blazers 5 Km Fun Run with World Health Club
 Gantry / Main Stage
 10 AM  Tail Blazers 5 Km Fun Run begins
 Gantry / Main Stage
 10 AM and 2 PM  Public Pay to Play Agility with EHS Shelter Stars sponsored by Pet-Tek Distribution  Arena 3
 11 AM  Petplan Pet Insurance 2.5 Km Pledged Walk Begins  Gantry / Main Stage
 12 PM  1st Annual Pawla-Pawlooza Begins  Arena 5
 1:30 PM  Top Teams & Top Pledge Earner Awards  Gantry / Main Stage
 3:15, 3:30 & 3:45 PM  Silent Auction Closing Times  Exhibitor Tent
 4 PM  23rd Annual Pets in the Park closes  Main Stage