Dog-Friendly Events

Bark-N-Splash Bash: Lakewood Parks & Recreation

  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., August 11 and 12, 2018
    Morse Park Pool, 8180 W. 20th Ave., Lakewood, CO 80214
  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., August 26, 2018
    Carmody Outdoor Pool, 2200 S. Kipling St., Lakewood, CO 80227

It’s Fido’s turn for a swim at this annual favorite event.

Cost is $5 preregistration, $10 day of registration. Please call 303.987.7830 to register (there is no online registration). Note: People are not allowed in the water with the dogs.

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Doggy Dip: Foothills Park & Recreation District

A pool party for pooches! Help us say goodbye to the summer swim season by treating your favorite canine to a swim party of their own. Owners must provide proof of their dog’s current rabies vaccination (current rabies tag on collar is proof). The Doggy Dip (swim) is for dogs and their handlers only; open swim for people is not available. Rain or Shine: No refund due to inclement weather.

Price: $12 per dog, registration REQUIRED to attend. Each dog must have its own handler 12 years of age or older. When registering, please register the handler of the dog.


Toby’s Pet Parade & Fair to support Foothills Animal Shelter

The third annual Toby’s Pet Parade & Fair will be held in downtown Golden, CO to support Foothills Animal Shelter and the more than 8,300 dogs, cats and critters the Shelter cares for each year.

Saturday, September 8, 2018
Parfet Park
Downtown Golden, CO
9:00 am – 2 pm

Dress up your dog in their best costume and join us for a celebration to benefit Foothills Animal Shelter. From a pet costume parade and contests, to flyball demos, to family-friendly games and activities, you’re sure to find something for everyone, all while helping us raise critical funds to support the homeless pets at Foothills Animal Shelter!

Learn more and get involved.