Dug Up at Dogster: August 2021 Dog Events and Dog Holidays

Don’t let the heat during the dog days of summer stop your tail from wagging. These August 2021 dog events and holidays will keep you and your pup being and feeling cool. Don’t see your dog event on the list? Email us at dogstermag@belvoir.com to include your dog event.

August 2021 Dog Holidays

All-Month Long

Immunization Awareness Month

Itchy Pet Awareness Month

August 1: DOGust universal birthday for shelter dogs

August 1-7: International Assistance Dog Week

August 15: Check the chip day

August 21: Homeless animals’ day

August 23: Blind dog day

August 26:  National dog day


August 6-8: Sunshine Diving Dogs Barbecue Splash

Get into the fun competition of dog diving! Event held Bridgeton, NJ. Pre-registration and info at northamericadivingdogs.com.

August 12-15: Greater Monroe Kennel Club (GMKC) Agility Trials

Held at the Cabarrus Arena and EventsCenter, Concord, NC. More info at greatermonroekc.org

August 14-15: Pet-A-Palooza

Held at Bullen Park, 1140 Lyall Street, Esquimalt, BC, Canada. Info at petapaloozawest.com

August 17-19: SuperZoo Pet Industry Trade Show

Check out the trade show where the entire pet industry comes together to connect and discover new products. Takes place at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV. Pet industry professionals register at superzoo.org

Paw Patrol: The Movie is unleashed in theaters and on Paramount+ on August 20, 2021.

August 20: Paw Patrol: The Movie premieres

Yep, Ryder and the pups are back! The team is called to Adventure City to stop Mayor Humdinger from turning the bustling metropolis into a state of chaos. See the trailer here. #PAWPatrolMovie, @pawpatrol

August 28: World Dog Surfing Championship

Catch those waves along with your pup at this annual competition taking place at Linda Mar Beach, Pacifica, CA from 9am to 2pm PST. Get the latest details at surfdogchampionships.com

Through August 29: Top Dogs exhibit

Attend this exhibit either in person at AKC Museum of the Dog, NY, NY or virtually! For more information and tickets, go to museumofthedog.org.

Don’t see your August 2021 dog event and holiday? Just email us at dogstermag@belvoir.com to get it added to the list. Best practice is to send your dog event and holiday to us at least one month before the month of the event.


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