Walk or run with other animal lovers in support of your local no-kill shelter, West Columbia Gorge Humane Society. With Fido or without, all are welcome. You’ll also enjoy meeting many local businesses in our vendor area as well as a wonderful selection of food vendors for lunch.
The Sunriver Brewing Co. K9 Keg Pull is the premier winter event in Sunriver. A 150-foot snow runway sets the stage for this doggie olympics. Dog owners register their pups in a variety of weight divisions, which will dictate what size “keg” their pooch will pull. Each participant will be timed and prizes awarded for each weight category.
Tickets are $15. All proceeds from the Keg Pull will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and SW Washington.
Vendors for humans and canines will be on display. Participants and spectators are encouraged to donate dog food and enter to win some great prizes. The dog food will be donated to the Humane Society of Central Oregon.
Ridgefield - Family-friendly activities include tours, workshops, canoe/kayak trips, demos, bluegrass music, bird shows and more. Most activities are free. Events held at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. Cont. through Sun., Oct 7. Details RidgefieldFriends.org.
Aloha - Tee off for a great cause! The memorable day includes scramble tournament, golf cart, lunch, gift bag, buffet dinner, and unique contests and prizes. Event held at The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club; details/register DoveLewis.org.
Eugene - Spectators cheer for teams of truffle dogs and their trainers as they search for hidden truffle-scented targets. Tickets $12/advance; $15/at door. Event held at Lane County Fairgrounds Livestock Area - Details OregonTruffleFestival.org.
Portland - Are you a beefcake with a heart of gold? Head to Ironside Training (1304 SE MLK Jr Blvd) for USA power lifting sanctioned event and charity meet for Born Again Pit Bull Rescue. $5/door fee for spectators. Details BAPBR.org.
Corvallis - All breeds including mixes welcome in Obedience, Rally, and Canine Good Citizenship Testing. Meet the breeds, educational resources and raffles. Event held at Benton County Fairgrounds; details ChintiminiKennelClub.com.
Portland - Night of barks and wags for owners and their pups at 1st annual event supporting OHS. Special seating area for dogs. Tickets $11/includes commemorative bandana. At Providence Park; details OregonHumane.org.
Eugene - Bring your leashed & vaccinated pooches to PK Park to enjoy a beautiful evening in the 3rd Base Picnic area, cheer on the Emeralds and help the shelter pets at Greenhill Humane Society. The stands will be full of dogs and their people vying for foul balls! $7/human tickets, $3/pooch passes. Details Green-hill.org.
Aloha - Tee off for a great cause! The memorable day includes scramble tournament, golf cart, lunch, gift bag, buffet dinner, and unique contests and prizes. At the Reserve Vineyards & Golf Club; details/register DoveLewis.org.
Portland - Bring your furry friends to the game as The Portland Pickles hosts annual Bark at the Park Night. Dog collar giveaway to first 700 fans. Dogs must be on-leash and are only allowed in berm areas. Tickets/$7. Details PortlandPicklesBaseball.com.
Portland - USA Softball of Portland tournament series at East Delta Park to benefit the pets at Multnomah County Animal Services. Coed, women & men's events. $150/team; must sign up by May 15. Details MultCoPets.org.
Get all dogged up and choose 1 of 2 courses for a bicycle tour of Lucky Lab brew pubs. Refreshments and fun along the routes, and a festival at the finish line. Benefits DoveLewis. Details/register TourdeLab.com.
Bring your leashed & vaccinated pooches to PK Park to enjoy a beautiful evening in the 3rd Base Picnic area, cheer on the Emeralds and help the shelter pets at Greenhill Humane Society. The stands will be full of dogs and their people vying for foul balls! $7/human tickets, $2/pooch passes. Details Green-hill.org.
Annual AKC-licensed all-breed dog show at the Portland Expo Center. Other highlights include obedience and rally competition, barn hunt clinic, fastest recall competition and more. Free admission; $8/parking ($7 carpool of 3 or more). Runs through Sun., July 24. Details PortlandKennelClub.com.
You can score a birdie in any golf game, but you can only score one 'fore' dogs and cats at this golf tourney for the animals of SafeHaven Humane Society. Great event includes breakfast, 18-holes of golf, hosted happy hour, prizes and more. At Golf Club of Oregon, Albany, OR. Details/register SafeHavenHumane.org.
Enjoy the day with your canine companion discovering new activities, dog sports and opportunities to play and learn together. Features hands-on activities, demos, seminars, dog-related products, services and clubs, $5 admission/kids under 5 are free. At Benton County Fairgrounds - Details Poochapawlooza.com.
Throw some bowling balls to save furry friends! Form a team, create a fundraising page and start raising money for Pixie Project and some awesome prizes. Music, food, fun specials, and a rockin’ party to remember. Family-friendly. At AMF Pro 300 Lanes on SE Powell; register/details PixieProject.org.
All breeds including mixes welcome in Obedience, Rally, and Canine Good Citizenship Test. Educational resources available. At Benton County Fairgrounds in Corvallis, OR - Details ChintiminiKennelClub.com.