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Dug Up at Dogster: June 2019 Dog Events

Time to create your June 2019 summer sand bucket list! Dig into these dog-friendly events to have a fun time this June.

Melissa Kauffman  |  Jun 7th 2019


Looking for a cool way to heat up you and your pup’s summer? Check out the June 2019 dog events listing. Can’t find a dog event you know about? Just send your dog event to dogstermag@belvoir.com to be included in this dog event listing.

June 1 — June 2, 2019: World Dog Expo

Check out the two-day World Dog Expo in New Jersey.

Check out the two-day World Dog Expo in New Jersey.

Talk about a puptacular weekend! Enjoy top canine-caliber events like flyball, dock diving, disc dogs, lure coursing, weight pulling and Schutzhund on multiple stages. Shop the expo’s trade show, with its vast array of products for your pup. And of course, who doesn’t want to support dog rescue, fostering and adoption? All this and more at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey. More at worldexpo.dog.

June 2, 2019: World Dog Championship Dog Mile

It's the 20th anniversary of the World Championship Dog Mile that takes place during the State Street Mile run in Santa Barbara, California.

It’s the 20th anniversary of the World Championship Dog Mile that takes place during the State Street Mile run in Santa Barbara, California.

Join other dog-loving runners sprinting in the unofficial World Championship Dog Mile that takes place during the State Street Mile run in Santa Barbara, California. This timed, competitive race includes prizes for the winners. So far the fastest human/dog combo was Weimaraner Kaydom and his human Brian Duff, who came in with a time of 4:13 in 2016. See if you can beat that! This year’s event celebrates 20 years. Details and registration at sbmile.com.

June 8, 2019: Angel Pets Conference & Angel Expo 2019

Don't miss the Angel Pets Conference and Angel Pets Expo 2019 at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel in downtown Asheville, North Carolina, focusing on senior pet care, end-of-life and caregiver support.

Don’t miss the Angel Pets Conference and Angel Pets Expo 2019 at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel in downtown Asheville, North Carolina, focusing on senior pet care, end-of-life and caregiver support.

Want to take better care of your pets (and yourself) during the senior years and end-of-life transitions? Attend the unique and pioneering Angel Pets Conference and Angel Pets Expo 2019 at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel in downtown Asheville, North Carolina. Seminars and products focus on senior pet care, end-of-life and caregiver support. Listen to experts like internationally renowned pet-loss specialist Coleen Ellis and more. Schedule and registration at angelpetsconference.com.

June 8, 2019: 5th Annual Catherine’s Butterfly Party

Back for its fifth year, this family festival and pet adoption event takes place from 12 p.m. to 4p.m. on the Fairfield Hills Campus in Newton, CT. Hosted by the Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary, the event celebrates the life of Catherine Hubbard, who lost her life during  the Sandy Hook tragedy and will benefit the foundation’s development of the new animal sanctuary in Newtown. Last year, over 6,000 attended the event, and over 70 homeless animals found fur-ever homes. This year’s event will feature 28-plus animals rescue organizations, over 100 adoptable pets, live wildlife demonstrations, pet-related vendors, local artisans, food trucks, live music, entertainment and endless activities for kids. There will also be a special meet and greet with Lee Asher from Asher House. Click here for more information.

June 15, 2019: Corgi Con

Founded to promote love and education for the Corgi breed, Northern California’s Corgi Con occurs bi-annually in June and October. Corgi Con’s Saturday, June 15th event marks the 5th anniversary, when thousands of visitors from all over the world and their Corgis will gather to participate in fun-filled events and opportunities to win prizes at Ocean Beach. W San Francisco, an electric urban oasis located in the heart of San Francisco’s SoMa neighborhood, is the official pet-and-human-friendly hotel partner of Corgi Con. W San Francisco’s launched P.A.W. (“Pets are Welcome”) Bed and Bowl package designed to deliver unforgettable experiences to hotel guests and their pups now and throughout summer, with pet-friendly amenities. The summer 2018 event had over 1,100 Corgis and more than 3,000 people in attendance. For information about Nor Cal Corgi Con Summer Edition 2019 visit the website www.corgicon.com.

June 21, 2019: Take Your Dog to Work Day

Take your own dog to work on June 1st!

Take your own dog to work on June 1st!

Dogs make some of the best co-workers! Want to learn more? Pet Sitters International — the organization that created this day — has plenty of FAQs and tools at its website petsit.com.

June 27, 2019: Yappy Hour at Hotel Zoe

Hotel Zoe will be hosting its very first Yappy Hour for all of our PAWesome, furry friends. During the event, Hotel Zoe will be providing doggie-themed cocktails by Bar Zoe and snacks from the hotel’s recently renovation Italian trattoria Pescatore for purchase in their beautiful, outdoor courtyard equipped with firepits, communal seating and a whimsical Zoe muse installation in the backdrop. Hotel Zoe is teaming up with two local vendors, Wonder Dog Rescue, an SF-based dog rescue organization, to bring in dogs for adoption, and Jeffrey’s Natural Pet Foods who will bring in dog food and treats for sale and samples for our four legged attendees. Event is free to public to attend, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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