Erie County is full of dog friendly events


Every dog ​​has their day, and those tail wagging days could easily be spent in Erie County this summer.

Furry friends (and their owners) are in for a treat as the hours and dog parties return to Erie County, offering everything from food and live music to raffles and dog costumes. .

Not only can you and your four-legged friend enjoy a day or an evening, but you can also support organizations like ANNA Shelter, Therapy Dogs United, Erie Humane Society and others.

Valerie Majewski, 28, attends Erie SeaWolves' Bark at the Park event with Charlie, her five-year-old cockapoo, on June 9 at UPMC Park in Erie.

Ask vets:How to help a dog who is afraid of fireworks this July 4th

Don’t miss these dog-focused events in Erie County. Your dog will thank you.

The dogs and their owners gather on June 30, 2017, on the south side of the brewery at Union Station for Yappy Hour to benefit HOPE for Erie Animal Wellness, a local dog rescue and hospitality organization.

Or: The brewery at Union Station, 123 W. 14th St.

When: Thursdays at 5 p.m., from July 8 to August 5

Details: A full menu and drinks to benefit Therapy Dogs United. Games, raffles and auction of gift baskets.

Admission: Release

Issac, left, and Gracie, right, bassets owned by Karen Winter from Orillia, Ont. Attend the 19th Annual Droopy Basset Hound Rescue of Western Pennsylvania's Slobberfest on July 14, 2019.

Or: 15581 Stewart Hill Road, Union City

When: July 10 at 10 a.m.

Details: Slobberfest is Droopy Basset Hound Rescue’s annual fundraiser. On the theme of the circus. Games, raffles and food, as well as claw trimming and ear cleaning for dogs.

Admission: Release

Information:, 1-888-943-8376

Or: Erie Humane Society, 2407 Zimmerly Road

When: July 11 at 11 a.m.

Details: Join the Erie Humane Society, iRock Fitness, and certified yoga instructor Lindsay Meighan for a 60-minute yoga session with adoptable puppies. Each class session will be limited to 30 guests with social distancing in place. Participants provide their own mats.

Admission: $ 30. Register at

Or: Lucky Dog Stay and Play, 9170 Lake Pleasant Road

When: July 13 at 6 p.m.

Details: The Distance / Accuracy competition is a fast-paced event in which teams attempt to score points by making as many catches as possible in various scoring areas within the allotted time.

Register: Email [email protected] for the registration form.

Or: July 27, Brown’s Farm Barn, 5774 Sterrettania Road, and August 31, Andrew J. Conner Nature Center, 4105 Asbury Road

When: 6:00 p.m.

Details: Join Asbury Woods educator Jessica Stefano and ABC certified dog trainer Lynn Yusz for a guided hike with your four-legged companion through Asbury Woods’ beautiful trail system.

Admission: Free but limited. Register at

Or: UPMC Park, 110 E. 10th St.

When: July 28, August 11, September 1

Details: Dog owners must complete an entry waiver prior to entering the UPMC park with their dog for Erie SeaWolves Game Day Promotion.

Admission: $ 12 to $ 15

After:Before choosing a dog breed, learn its historical purpose

Or: UPMC Park, 110 E. 10th St.

When: August 7 at 10 a.m.

Details: One ticket includes you and your canine best friend, as well as a gift for your dog. Please bring your own mat. Doors open at 9:30 am – allow time to participate in the basket raffle.

Admission: $ 30. Register at

Information: Call Katie King at 814-877-7922.

Rest at home:The Erie County Pet Cemetery is Bonzo’s final resting place and many pets

Cleopatra, a corgi owned by Mary Conti of Girard and bred by Tim Golden of Tampa, Fla., Enjoys the 2019 Corgi Fest at Frontier Park in Erie.

Or: Frontier Park, 1501 W. Sixth St.

When: August 21 at noon

Details: Corgi races, costume contests, food trucks and more. All corgis receive free gifts.

Admission: $ 5 adults, children and corgis free. Tickets at

After:Chesty ‘Perfect Sailor’ Assistance Dog for Erie Humane Society Veteran

Or: Bayfront Convention Center, 1 Sassafras Pier

When: August 21-22

Details: All judgments are made on the inside. The property is air conditioned. The obedience tests are consecutive. This event is open to All-American dogs registered with AKC canine partners.

Register: Fill out a registration form before August 4 at 6 p.m. Visit

Find more things to do around Erie and share your own event for free at

Baylee DeMuth can be reached at 814-450-3425 or [email protected] Follow her on Twitter @BayleeDeMuth.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.