EVENTS

Pawlooza is the most whacky, crazy, dog-friendly festival that you've seen!

Take your dog dock diving, go swimming in the Pawlooza pond, test your dog's agility, run the lure course, go offleash in the FunZone, watch agility demonstrations, visit our VIP lounge... shop from 175 vendors, get great deals by bidding on silent auction items, and load up on free samples. We've packed as much fun into one day as possible... there isn't a better place to spoil your dog!

View the events, times, and locations below.

2017 Event Schedule

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9:30 AM | "Stop Talking - Start Training" Demo

We all need a way in which to communicate with our pets. However, there are times when good behaviour should be a given. Let’s face it, our dogs can hear the opening of a treat bag when two floors away and sleeping. So why is it that we are often barking commands at them over and over for the same things? Wouldn’t it be better if they just did the right thing? Your dog can if you teach them to obey without commands. Teach them to obey the situation so you can stop repeating yourself and enjoy a well mannered pet! Join Yvette Van Veen of Awesome Dogs for at training demonstration “”Stop Talking – Start Training” at 9:30am on the main stage.

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10:00 AM | "Pet Nutrition Therapy"

Learn how nutritional therapy can optimize the health of your pet though diet.  The chemistry of health and nutrition will be presented and how it can work in combination with veterinary medicine to address many issues such as allergies versus sensitivities.   This will be a informative presentation packed with canine nutrition info!

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10:30 AM | Pawdoptables - featuring adoptable rescues

Melt-your-heart alert! Adoptable dogs from our partnering rescue groups will be hitting the runway, hopeful to capture some hearts and find their forever homes. Only a select few will be showcased in ‘pawdoptables’… be sure to visit them and their many friends in the rescue area.

10:30 AM | Cruisin' K9s Agility (Agility Arena)

Watch the amazing Cruisin’ K9s in action at Pawlooza! They’ll navigate a maze of obstacles, while competing for speed and accuracy, racing against each other and the clock. Demos happen inside the agility arena, just west of the festival grounds, at 10:30am and again at 12:30pm.

11:00 AM | "Pawlooza’s Top Model” Contest

Does your dog have what it takes to be a Pawlooza model? Pawlooza’s panel of judges are looking for the cutest of the cutest… and ones that don’t mind getting in front of a camera and dressing up! Entry fee is $10 and gives you and your dog a chance to walk down the “dogwalk” on the main stage and strut their stuff!
The two winners collect over $400 in prizes, including a professional photo shoot by Sherry Lemcke Photography, and – most importantly – they’ll be one of the faces that you’ll see on the Pawlooza 2018 marketing campaigns! Cool, huh?
Maximum entry of 50 dogs – register on the day of the festival at the Info Booth!

12:00 AM | “Pawsitive Grooming” Demo

Does your dog LOVE going to the groomers?  Is grooming a pawsitve and stress free experience for your dog?  This demonstration shows how grooming can be an enjoyable and relaxing experience for your canine companion and will include great tips for doggy parents on how to eliminate anxiety for pooches right from the time of drop off.

Sponsored by Bloomingtails

12:30 AM | Cruisin' K9s Agility (Agility Arena)

Watch the amazing Cruisin’ K9s in action at Pawlooza! They’ll navigate a maze of obstacles, while competing for speed and accuracy, racing against each other and the clock. Demos happen inside the agility arena, just west of the festival grounds, at 10:30am and again at 12:30pm.

12:30 AM | “Bi’s, Tri’s, Buns and Thighs” Demo

Part of having a dog is teaching them to respond to commands. Rehabilitation therapist, Judith Emery will demonstrate some common activities we ask our dogs to do on a daily basis and explain what major muscle groups they work and how we can get the greatest benefit from them.  Participants and their dogs will have fun practicing these techniques and working their canine companion’s biceps, triceps, buns and thighs!

London Regional Veterinary Emergency and Referral Hospital

1:00 | Global $500 Giveaway

Vote daily on the Pawlooza Facebook page for your favourite rescue attending Pawlooza to win $500 from Global Pet Foods London (Commissioners and Southdale locations). The winner will be revealed on stage at Pawlooza on August 19!

1:10 PM | “I’m All Ears” Demo

Do you ever wonder what your dog is thinking?  Do you know if they like their food, their toys or the friends they play with?  Is there anything they’d like to tell you?  Animal Communicator Lauren Bode will be a  “voice” for  your dog and help owners develop a better understanding of their companions to improve the quality of their relationship.  This is an interactive       presentation where dogs will be invited on stage.  Lauren will be “all ears” and listen and communicate about what your canine companions has to say!

Lauren Bode, Animal Communicator

2:00 PM | Pawdoptables - featuring adoptable rescues

Melt-your-heart alert! Adoptable dogs from our partnering rescue groups will be hitting the runway, hopeful to capture some hearts and find their forever homes. Only a select few will be showcased in ‘pawdoptables’… be sure to visit them and their many friends in the rescue area.

2:30 PM | “Good for the Gut”

Did you know digestive upset is in the top 10 reasons for a visit to the veterinarians?   Prevention through natural digestive supplements will not only save you and your pet heart ache, but also save on time and money. When resolving an existing condition, digestive supplements along with your veterinarians care program will help reduce the length of recovery time. Through this informative presentation, learn how probiotics and more can be good for your canine companion’s gut!

Companions Choice Prebiotic + Probiotic

3:00 PM | "Pawlooza’s Top Model” Contest

Does your dog have what it takes to be a Pawlooza model? Pawlooza’s panel of judges are looking for the cutest of the cutest… and ones that don’t mind getting in front of a camera and dressing up! Entry fee is $10 and gives you and your dog a chance to walk down the “dogwalk” on the main stage and strut their stuff!
The two winners collect over $400 in prizes, including a professional photo shoot by Sherry Lemcke Photography, and – most importantly – they’ll be one of the faces that you’ll see on the Pawlooza 2018 marketing campaigns! Cool, huh?
Maximum entry of 50 dogs – register on the day of the festival at the Info Booth!

4:00 PM | "Pet First Aid” Demo

Would you know what to do with your pet in an emergency? Be sure to catch the Golden Opportunity Assistance Dogs demo on the Pawlooza main stage at 4:00pm about how to prevent accidents, illness and injury, as well as apply first aid and CPR! They will provide a few useful techniques and tips, and you can also visit their booth to ask them questions!

ALL DAY | Lure Course (North Field)

25,000 square feet of green for your dog to go offleash and chase after the mechanical lure. $5 per dog. Loads of fun no matter how fast your dog is! Be sure to take video and share!

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ALL DAY | Dock Diving (Main Pond)

One of Pawlooza’s most popular events, with a $5 donation, you can watch your dog have a blast and break some of Summer’s heat by diving into Pawlooza’s pond. Not only will your pooch paddle back with a smile, but if their jump lands in the top-15, they’ll compete in a jump off! We’re giving out over $500 worth of prizes to the top-3! You don’t want to miss this one…

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ALL DAY | FUNZONE (East Pond)

Our super-cool, off-leash play area for dogs! For $5, enter the FunZone, and let your dog splash and play in Pawlooza’s ultimate playground…

Have a small dog?  Remember that we have Pawlooza Petites (the FunZone for small dogs)!

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ALL DAY | Pawlooza Petites (East Event Area)

Hey, it’s our super-cool, off-leash play area for small dogs! For $5, enter the Pawlooza Petites zone! There are paddling pools, tunnels, sand boxes, shady spots and more. #HDMH

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ALL DAY | VIP Lounge (VIP Tent)

New this year… no pre-registration necessary! Head to the VIP lounge to spoil your dog! Also, the first 300 dogs who enter will get a (s)wag bag!

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ALL DAY | Wall O'Pawlooza (Rescue Area)

Write, draw, doodle, and have a little fun at Wall o’ Pawlooza!

ALL DAY | KidZone (Near Main Stage)

Yes, Pawlooza is the ultimate family event! Par-T-Perfect is running a KidZone at Pawlooza… there will be face painting, activities, a bouncy castle, plus more. Bring your kids, enjoy some ice cream, watch all of the fun events, and make a day out of it!

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ALL DAY | Ask the Vet (EVAH Booth)

EVAH – a low-cost veterinary clinic in London – is the official vet of Pawlooza! Stop by their booth and get free advice about your dog’s health or any questions that you may have.

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ALL DAY | Silent Auction (Info Booth)

Pawlooza is overwhelmed with community support each year and is able to have a silent auction with the proceeds benefitting ARF Ontario and LEADS. Stop by the silent auction, next to the info booth, to bid on great donation items, support ARF Ontario and LEADS, and get amazing deals along the way. Also, check out and support our wonderful sponsors.

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ALL DAY | Water Stations (Various Locations)

Ponds, streams and shade not enough for your dog? Bring them to one of 6 water stations at Pawlooza and fulfill all of your dog’s hydration needs! Receive complimentary water whenever you need it!

Sponsored by

Global Pet Foods

Title Sponsor

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Official Sponsors

Cohen Highley
Country Paws Boarding
Meridian Edge Consulting
Davis Martindale
Sifton
Milkbone Canada
Dalmar Motors
CompanionsChoice
Crumps’ Naturals
Bosco and Roxy’s Inc.
Ren’s Pets Depot
Bloomingtails Pet Boutique
FreshFM
FM96
Country104
AM980

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