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The following lists contain information that has been sent in by the sponsors of events or other people who are aware of the event. We do not verify all information on these pages. Please call the sponsors or go to the sponsors website to verify all information.

Second Chance Pet Rescue Fun Run 5k
June 11, 2006
9:30 am
Farragut State Park
Athol, ID
Comments:Fun run to benefit rescue group. All ages welcome and dogs welcome also. Dogs must be on leashes.

Cost is $15 for a tee shirt or $8 for race registration without a tee shirt.

A Ticket to the Old West - Gala Event
October 17, 2008
7:00 pm
5610 Glenwood
Boise, ID 83714
Comments:Join us for our Western themed annual Gala! Step straight into the Old West and join us for food, dancing, entertainment and a live/silent auction! Tickets are $50. Learn more at our website:

September 6, 2014
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
5610 Glenwood Boise, ID 83714
Boise, ID 83714
Comments:BRING YOUR PET to the 2014 Boise Amazing Pet Expo!This event takes place Saturday, Saturday, September 6, 2014, from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, INDOORS at Expo Idaho with FREE Admission!You?re welcome to BRING YOUR DOG or your bird or even your lizard ? just make sure that you have proof of current age-appropriate immunizations (if applicable) and that your canine companion is on a non-retractable lead.Check out a special appearance by SHORTY ROSSI (and his pit bull, Hercules), star of ?PIT BOSS? on Animal Planet, 165 + PET-FRIENDLY EXHIBITORS and RESCUE GROUPS, see live demonstrations in AGILITY, OBEDIENCE TRAINING, PET CARE & ACTIVISM, great giveaways and PRIZES, amazing DISCOUNTS on your favorite pet products, talent contest and COSTUME CONTEST, fabulous RETAILERS and much more FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! And if you?re looking to add a new pet to your family, a MEGA-ADOPTION event sponsored by Banfield Pet Hospitals will have more than 300 pets available for adoption.Plus we will be offering LOW-COST IMMUNIZATIONS and MICROCHIPPING for the furry friends that need them!If you?re a pet owner ? or want to be one ? you?ll find everything you need under one roof, so that you can PLAY, SHOP, LEARN OR ADOPT in AIR-CONDITIONED COMFORT.For more information, visit us at or join us on Facebook at (www.facebook.comboisepetexpo), shoot us an email at or give us a call at 800-977-3609. View our website for directions, vaccination pricing, exhibitor list, entertainment schedules and more. Admission is FREE. See you there!

Grand Opening! All In One Dog And Car Wash
October 22, 2008
From 4pm to 6pm
402 N Illinois Ave Caldwell Id 83605 Off Ext 28
Caldwell, ID 83605
Comments:Please come and join us in celebrating our Grand Opening for All In One Dog and Car Wash.We will have the Caldwell Mayor there to cut a ribbon with drinks and snacks for everyone. We will be giving tours between the hours of 4-6 pm that day, showing you our facility and explaining to you how things work. We offer a self serve dog wash for only 15 dollars, this service includes the shampoo, condition, a variety of brushes, and a dryer. You can upgrade to some of our specialty shampoos which include oatmeal, skunk removal/degreaser, Whitening and a variety of others. So please stop by and see how much money you can save on grooming your pet with our self serve dog wash. Check out the pictures of our tubs!!!!

Coeur D'Alene
GPA-GNW Annual Picnic
June 16, 2007
11 am till 4 pm
Kootenai County Fairgrounds
Coeur D'Alene, ID
Comments:This is our annual picnic as well as a fundraiser for Greyound Rescue. There will be greyhounds available for adoption. There will also be vendors, live and silent auctions. This is always a fun time to enjoy the company of other greyhound owners and allow the dogs to visit with other greyts. Due to insurance limitations, only greyounds are allowed to attend with their owners.

Idaho Falls
Pet Party
July 19, 2009
4:00 pm

Idaho Falls, ID
Comments:Shure Pets pet party. Shure Pets offers a range of products for your pets and the pet lover inside of you! The Shure Pets line offers value and products that are organic, natural and many are USA made. Bring your pet & come join us & learn how you to can have as "pet party"

Lava Hot Springs
September 7, 2013
Lava Hot Springs Olympic Swimming Complex
Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
Comments:3rd annual OPEN SWIM FOR DOGS! We give Lava's outdoor 50m pool to the dogs on the Saturday after Memorial Day (no humans allowed in the water!). Dogs can also play in the fully fenced pool area while their humans check out the booths or enter a fun contest. Proceeds are split between the local animal shelter, human society, and Lava HEAT Aquatics to help make learning to swim accessible for all. "It's like Disneyland for dogs," said one happy human.

Nampa Dog Park Opening
July 20, 2009
East Amity Avenue and 2nd Street South
Nampa, ID 83686
Phone:(208) 468-5858
Comments:Join us for the official ribbon cutting ceremony in the park on Monday, July 20th at 10:30 a.m.!

4th Annual Pooch Party Stroll & Splash
August 27, 2011

Nampa, ID
Phone:(208) 468-5858
Comments:Join us for the 4th annual Pooch Party at Lakeview Park and enjoy Nampa's largest dog festival! Bring your dog(s) and family members to participate in a scenic one mile walk around Lakeview Park. After the walk, Lakeview Water Park will open and the dogs will have the opportunity to splash around in the swimming pool. Enjoy contests, raffles, and pet friendly vendor booths as you support the continued development of the Nampa Dog Park. For more information and to register visit our website at or call 468-5858.

Last Dog Days of Summer Run/Walk & Wine Tasting
September 25, 2011
9:30am -4:00pm
13750 Surrey Lane
Nampa, ID 83686
Comments:Sawtooth Winery invites your canine friends and you to the winery for an afternoon of summer fun. Sunday, September 25thVINEYARD RUN/WALK * WINE TASTING * PICNICKING * LIVE MUSICRegistration : 9:30amRun/Walk: 10:00amAfter Party: 11:30-4pmReceive a $5.00 off coupon with a donation of 10-12 lb bag of dog, kitten or cat food. *All donations will go to the Idaho Humane SocietyFood for purchase by B29 StrEATeryTickets available online at

6th Annual Pooch Party Stroll & Splash
August 24, 2013
9am - 1pm
Lakeview Park
Nampa, ID 83686
Comments:6th Annual Pooch Party Stroll & SplashJoin us for the 6th annual Pooch Party at Lakeview Park and enjoy Nampa's largest dog festival! Bring your dog(s) and family members to participate in a scenic one mile walk around Lakeview Park. After the walk, Lakeview Water Park will open and the dogs will have the opportunity to splash around in the swimming pool. Enjoy contests, raffles, and pet friendly vendor booths as you support a great cause because all proceeds from this event go toward the continued development of the Nampa Dog Park. For more information and to register visit our website at or call 468-5858.Saturday, August 24, 20139am-1pmWalk starts promptly at 10am, Pool opens at 11amFee: $25* per dog (includes adult t-shirt, doggie gift, walk and swim admission for one dog) $10 each additional dog (includes doggie gift, walk and swim admission for one dog)*$30 after August 20th

Coursing Ability Test
May 15, 2011

Pocatello, ID
Comments:Celebrate the Year of the Bunny with all dog breedsPKCLC Coursing Ability Test (C.A.T.)15 May 2011Pocatello ID Bannock County FairgroundsThere will be two C.A.T. events ~ One in the morning and one in the afternoon.Download the premium @ www.pokydogs.orgHeather Minnich will be our judge for both tests. This will enable you to get two legs towards your C.A. title.Camping facilities are close to the grounds but not exactly on site with water, electricity and showers. Several motels are within minutes from the site.Photography by Randy GainesWe look forward to your participation at this event.For immediate information, please contact: Fred Hughes, Field Chairman or Joyce Hughes, Test Secretary @ cell 208-241-7773, home 208-233-9323,

Best Dog Costume Contest
August 24, 2007
1:00 p.m.
Bonner County Fairgrounds
Sandpoint, ID 83864
Comments:Hey kids, dress your dog (and yourself) in costume and bring to the Bonner County Fair for BEST DOG COSTUME CONTEST. This year's theme: All American Celebration. For more information, contact: THE PET NANNY, Sandpoint, Idaho at 208.610.6477 or email





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