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.

Pawlooza 2019 Arena Event Schedule

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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 2:30pm.

2:30 PM | 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 2:30pm.

Pawlooza 2019 Main Stage Events

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9:30 AM | “Are You Listening?" Demo

Do you feel frustrated with your dog’s listening skills?  Do you ever wonder why they listen so well and other times just seem to ignore everything?  Do you feel like your dog is being stubborn or defiant?   Many common dog training practices teach your dog to tune you OUT and not IN!  Yvette Van Veen of Awesome Dogs will reveal the real deal behind your dog’s selective hearing and show you ways to get your dog listening!

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10:00 AM |“I’m All Ears” Demo

Do you ever wonder what your dog is thinking?  Do you know what makes them happy or upset?  Is there anything they’d like to tell you?  Animal Communicator Terri Beauchamp will be a “voice” for  your dog and help owners develop a better understanding of their companions to develop trust and improve the quality of their relationship.  This is an interactive presentation where dogs will be invited on the Main Stage.  Terri will be “all ears” and listen and communicate what your canine companion has to say.

10:30 AM | "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 10am to learn 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!

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!  Accessories will be available to add a little zing or sparkle to your model. The first place 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 2020 marketing campaigns!  Top diggity dog…..let the competition begin!  The maximum entry is 50 dogs so register early on the day of the festival at the Main Stage!

12:00 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” so be sure to visit them and their many friends in the rescue area.

12:30 PM |“FUN Fitness with Fido” Demo

Paws up, chin up, and tail held high!  Keeping fit is important for our furry friends!  Cathy Stacey from Cruisin’ Paws Agility will demonstrate playful steps to “pawsitive fitness” for your dog.  Learn how to have fun and keep Fido fit at the same time!

1:00 PM | “PAWSH Couture Fashion Show” by Ruff Stitched

Over 25 adorable models will be strutting their stuff in the PAWSH Couture Fashion Show by “Ruff Stitched”.  This unique pet boutique features stylish and homemade pet apparel along with a variety of other pet products.  “Ruff Stitched” quality clothing will be available for sale at Pawlooza and is produced in limited quantities to ensure that each dog always stands out. The PAWSH models will definitely be making a fashion statement on the Pawlooza main stage “dogwalk” this year!

1:30 PM | “Muttley Crew Tricks Show"

Who’s got talent?  Look no further as the The Muttley Crew will be performing at Pawlooza this year!  This group of five dogs and their owners volunteer their time to travel around London and area to showcase their tricks! They provide smiles, laughter and comfort to seniors and students and will be showing off their talents on the Main Stage.  All of the dogs were trained in the Tricks Program through “In Dogs We Trust” and you don’t want to miss watching this crew of canine talent!

2:00 PM | “Lights, Camera, Action…HOLLYWOOF!”

Does your dog have what it takes to be the next big Hollywoof star?  Join  “In Dogs We Trust” to learn how to enroll your pet in their Hollywoof Program.  Hollywoof graduates have starred in popular commercials, famous movies, and TV series too!  If you think that your pet has the potential to become the next big star, you don’t want to miss this opportunity to learn more about this unique and exciting program!  Watch out Hollywood…here come the Hollywoofs!

2:30 PM | "Skills and Drills" Puppy Love Training Demo

Training your dog doesn’t have to be a chore!   Puppy Love London excels at finding fun and effective ways to get your dog working with you!  Are you struggling with loose leash training, focus and impulse control?  Puppy Love London will demonstrate a program called “Skills and Drills” geared towards improving your dog’s behaviour while keeping the learning process fun.  Join Puppy Love London to see just how easy and fun it can be to work with your dog using games!

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!  Accessories will be available to add a little zing or sparkle to your model. The first place 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 2020 marketing campaigns!  Top diggity dog…..let the competition begin!  The maximum entry is 50 dogs so register early on the day of the festival at the Main Stage!

3:30 PM | Dock Diving Finals

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…

4:00 PM | “Four on the Floor” Demo

We all know that dogs have four legs! How does this affect how they move and what can happen if when your pet takes too little or too much weight on one or more limbs? Is there a way for owners to determine if their pet is favouring a leg when there is no obvious lameness?  Join Judith Emery, Rehabilitation Therapist, in this interactive session to learn how you can help your pets use their limbs well and explore ways to ensure that Fido has four on the floor!

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4:30 PM | 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 location). The winner will be revealed on the Main Stage at Pawlooza on August 17th at 4:30pm!  Good luck to all of the rescues!

2019 All Day Event Schedule

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ALL DAY | All Day Event: Live Music (Main Stage)

Letters of Hawthorne – Jade Bennet and Jeff Harlow – 9:30am until 1pm

Letters of Hawthorne, based in London, Ontario are an acoustic trio performing harmonic folk, progressive indie and revived classic rock/alternative music.  They bring a refreshing artistic vibe to the music scene.  Jade is also an ARF adopter!

Halo Harmony – Bianca Robitaille and Roxanne Andrighetti – 1pm until 5pm

Bianca is a local singer-songwriter form London, Ontario and Roxanne is an award-winning singer-songwriter who sings in multiple languages.  They are passionate about social justice, equality and working towards making a positive change in the world through their music.  Together, they form the duo, “Halo Harmony”.

ALL DAY | All Day Event: Pawlayers Live Music (near Pawlooza Cafe)

Listen to some live music in our rescue community by various local artists! Live music provided by our Pawlayers!

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…

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)!

ALL DAY | Pawlooza Petites (North 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

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!

ALL DAY | Wall O'Pawlooza (near INFO Booth)

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

ALL DAY | KidZone (Near Dock Diving)

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 | Misting Station (near Dock Diving)

Looking for a way too cool down you and your pet? Feel free to take a stroll down our Misting Station! Located in between Dock Diving and our Kid Zone, you will be sure to stay cool while still be close to our events!

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!

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Official Sponsors

China Casarin & Raven Mullan
Shaggy Wagon
Old Oak Properties
Raw Performance Dog Food
The Benefits Company
103.1 Fresh Radio
Meridian Edge Consulting
GoodLife Fitness
Davis Martindale
Bosco & Roxy’s
Crumps’ Naturals
EVAH
Cohen Highley
Sifton
Dalmar Motors

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