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Dug Up at Dogster: December 2018 Dog Events

We’ve stuffed our stockings full of great December 2018 dog events, happenings and premieres. Your event not on our list? Just email us and we’ll add it to our December 2018 dog events calendar.

Melissa Kauffman  |  Nov 30th 2018


These jolly good December 2018 dog events and premieres will make sure you and your pup have a very merry little holiday. Your December 2018 dog event not on our list? Just email us and we’ll add it to our December 2018 dog events calendar.

All December 2018: Holiday Windows

Check out SFSPCA's December 2018 Holiday Windows at Macy's.

Check out SFSPCA’s December 2018 Holiday Windows at Macy’s. Credit: Robert J. Schroeder Photography | SFSPCA

“How much is that doggie in the window?” Those pups and kitties are just a small donation away during Macy’s Holiday Windows, full of adoptable cats and dogs from the San Francisco SPCA. It’s the SF SPCA’s 150th anniversary, so expect a lot of special surprises! Holiday Windows goes through the end of the year at the Macy’s located on Union Square in San Francisco. Click here for more info.

Friday, November 30 — Sunday, December 2: Paws by the Lake

Take a break from your hectic schedule to enjoy some doggie-and-me time at the Lake Austin Spa Resort in Austin, Texas. Your dog will love the special dog-friendly menu, Happy Hour with homemade dog treats, the Dogs Night In pajama party and movie night and a Pet Massage. You’ll hear from guest speaker author of the The Dogist, Elias Weiss Friedman, plus get manners training and tips. Live music, photography and a grand finale Bark Brunch round out the weekend. Find out more here

Saturday, December 8: Breckenridge Holiday Dog Parade

You'll light up at the holiday dog parade in Breckenridge, CO.

You’ll light up at the holiday dog parade in Breckenridge, CO. Credit: ©Breckenridge Tourism Office | Louie Traub

We know you love a parade, especially a dog parade that takes place during the beautiful traditional holiday Lighting of Breckenridge in Colorado. You’ll swear you’ll hear sleigh bells ring as dogs of all shapes and sizes take to the street. Everyone is welcome to join with his or her pet. Begins just before the Lighting of Breckenridge celebration on historic Main Street and ends in heart of downtown in Blue River Plaza. It’s all right here.

Saturday, December 15 — Sunday, December 16: Wag Pet Con

Wag Pet Con will be held at the San Diego Convention Center December 15-16.

Wag Pet Con will be held at the San Diego Convention Center December 15-16. Credit: CAPTION: ©Art Wager | Getty Images

Vet + Pet West brings pet parents and veterinary professionals together under one roof. Expand your dog knowledge, find the latest products and pet innovations, and connect with other passionate dog parents like you! Wag is your all-new dedicated pet expo experience. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind event at the San Diego Convention Center. You can find out more any clicking here.

Tuesday, December 25: Have a Cool Yule

Watch A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS (1965) with your pups.

Watch A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS (1965) with your pups. Credit: ©AF Archive | Alamy Stock Photo

Keep this high-energy holiday chill for your dog. Take some time to snuggle, keeping any holiday stress at bay. May we suggest a dose of Snoopy and pals in A Charlie Brown Christmas?

Read more about dog-friendly tips, trips and events for the holidays on Dogster.com:

How to Keep Your Home Safe for Dogs During the Holidays

How to Handle Holiday Stress in Dogs

8 Ways to Take the stress Out of Holiday Travel with Your Dog