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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 Petsecure Pet Health 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.


 

 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 Pet Planet. 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 the City of Edmonton’s Animal Care and Control Centre.

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

Watch the incredible skills of working dogs in the Sheep Herding demonstration, 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 PetSmart. 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!

New in 2013 – Check out the Alberta Lure Coursing Association’s exciting demonstrations sponsored by Pet Valu.  This action-packed sport showcases the grace and agility of sighthounds in pursuit.  Let your dog try it out for $5. 

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 refreshments! Visit the Silver Birch Hotels & Resorts Barbeque tent, or quench your thirst with Starbucks. Cool off with a beverage in the Yukon Brewery Beer Tent! All proceeds from our Food Sponsor areas support the Edmonton Humane Society. Food vendors Molly's Eats and Royal Treats are donating a portion of their proceeds as well!



Event Schedule

 

 Time

Event / Activity

Location

 9 AM
21st 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) $1 each - 2,500 tickets printed  Event Site
 All Day  Silent Auction (closing times vary, listed below)  Exhibitor Tent
 All Day  Pet Microchipping sponsored by EIDAP - $40  EIDAP Tent
 All Day  Children's Activities & Face-painting sponsored by Pet Planet  EHS Humane Education / Pet Planet Tent
 All Day  Alberta Redneck Furry Fliers Disc Dog-a-thon sponsored by PetSmart with Public Pay to Play - $10  Arena 1
 All Day  Canine Carnival Games sponsored by Petland - $2 each or 3 for $5
 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 City of Edmonton  EHS Behavior Tent
 All Day  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 more  Various EHS Tents (Sponsors’ Row)
 All Day  Pet and People First Aid sponsored by Guardian Veterinary Centre  Guardian Veterinary Centre First Aid Tent

 9 AM

 Meet your favorite Sighthound with Alberta Lure Coursing Association sponsored by Pet Valu  Arena 5
 9:30 AM
 Lure Coursing Public Participation registration opens - $5  Arena 5
 9:30 AM  EHS Shelter Stars Performance sponsored by Pet-Tek Distribution  Arena 3
 9:45 AM  Warm up for the Tail Blazers 5 Km Fun Run with 504 Fitness
 Gantry / Main Stage
 10 AM  Tail Blazers 5 Km Fun Run begins
 Gantry / Main Stage
 10 AM  Public Pay to Play Agility with EHS Shelter Stars sponsored by Pet-Tek Distribution - $5  Arena 3
 11 AM  Petsecure Pet Health Insurance 2.5 Km Pledged Walk Begins  Gantry / Main Stage
 11 AM  Alberta Lure Coursing Association Demonstrations sponsored by Pet Valu  Arena 5
 11 AM  Sheep Herding Demonstration with Carl Sneddon sponsored by Big Top Tent Rentals  Arena 4
 11:30 AM  Flyball with Alberta Redneck Furry Fliers sponsored by PetSmart
 Arena 1
 11:30 AM  Pet First Aid Demonstration presented by Edmonton Veterinarian’s Emergency Clinic Director of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. John Williamson  Main Stage
 12 PM
 Meet your favorite Sighthound with Alberta Lure Coursing Association sponsored by Pet Valu  Arena 5
 12 PM  Disc Throwing Seminar by World Disc Champion Robert McLeod & his Whippet Davy sponsored by PetSmart  Arena 1
 12 PM  Live Music by Bella Rouge sponsored by 102.3 NOW Radio  Main Stage
 12 PM  Sheep Herding Demonstration with Carl Sneddon sponsored by Big Top Tent Rentals
 Arena 4
 12:30 PM  Disc Dog Demonstration with Alberta Redneck Furry Fliers sponsored by PetSmart
 Arena 1
 12:30 PM  Lure Coursing Public Participation Session 1 sponsored by Pet Valu - $5  Arena 5
 1 PM  Flyball with Alberta Redneck Furry Fliers sponsored by PetSmart  Arena 1
 1 PM  Live Music by Belle Rouge sponsored by 102.3 NOW Radio  Main Stage
 1 PM  Sheep Herding Demonstration with Carl Sneddon sponsored by Big Top Tent Rentals  Arena 4
 1:30 PM  Disc Throwing Seminar by World Disc Champion Robert McLeod & his Whippet Davy sponsored by PetSmart  Main Stage
 1:30 PM  EHS Shelter Stars Performance sponsored by Pet-Tek  Arena 3
 1:30 PM  Disc Dog Demonstration with Alberta Redneck Furry Fliers sponsored by PetSmart  Arena 1
 2 PM
 Sheep Herding Demonstration with Carl Sneddon sponsored by Big Top Tent Rentals  Arena 4
 2 PM  Public Pay to Play Agility with EHS Shelter Stars sponsored by Pet-Tek Distribution - $5  Arena 3
 2 PM  Alberta Lure Coursing Association Demonstrations sponsored by Pet Valu  Arena 5
 2:30 PM
 Top Team and Individual Pledge Earners Awards  Main Stage
 2:30 PM
 Disc Dog Demonstration with Alberta Redneck Furry Fliers sponsored by PetSmart  Arena 1
 2:45 PM  Meet your favorite Sighthound with Alberta Lure Coursing Association sponsored by Pet Valu  Arena 5
 3 PM
 Lure Coursing Public Participation Session 2 sponsored by Pet Valu - $5  Arena 5
 3:15 PM  1st Set of Silent Auction Items Close (Yellow Items)  Exhibitor Tent
 3:30 PM  Disc Dog Demonstration with Alberta Redneck Furry Fliers  Arena 1
 3:30 PM  2nd Set of Silent Auction Items Close (Pink Items)  Exhibitor Tent
 3:30 PM  50/50 DRAW - Winner need not be present to win  Main Stage
 3:45 PM  3rd Set of Silent Auction Items Close (Blue Items)  Exhibitor Tent
 4 PM
 21st Annual Pets in the Park Closes  Event Site