Dog-Friendly Events

Bark-N-Splash Bash: Lakewood Recreation

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.

Stay tuned for 2020 information. Details at

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.

Stay tuned for 2020 information.

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

On Saturday, September 7, 2019, join hundreds of pups in the costume parade down Washington Avenue in Golden followed by a family-friendly fair in Parfet Park filled with vendors, food trucks, a beer garden, and more. Bring your family and friends to this extra ‘petcentric’ event supporting the mission of Foothills Animal Shelter and the thousands of homeless pets we care for every year!

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