WSCR Community Dog PAWty

Best Dressed Dog Contest     

🐾It’s PAWty Time! 🐾 Calling all WSCR dog owners and barking-mad dog lovers! Get your dog, or your friend’s dog, to bring you to our FREE NEW event, the WSCR Community Dog PAWty: a mini-dog fest with fun activities for you and your four-legged friend(s).  We thank the #Activate YYC @fedyyc Federation of Calgary Communities City Grant program and the West Springs Veterinary Hospital for supporting this community event.

Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018 (rain date Sunday, September 30)
Time: Noon to 3:00pm
Location: 85th Street and Cougar Ridge Drive SW Greenspace, NE corner of intersection.

All ages are welcome to attend, but dogs must be accompanied by at least one two-legged over 18 years old. This event is open to all communities, not just WSCR residents.

WAIVER / REGISTRATION FORM: Please help us out: To avoid long lineups at the event, please print off and complete the registration/waiver form here and bring it to the event. One form is required for EACH DOG participant. Forms will also be available at the registration table.

NOTE: This will be a very busy area with many people, dogs and new sounds, which may be very stressful for some dogs. Please consider carefully whether your dog(s) will cope well at this event.

For more information, please check out Freqeuently Asked Questions

Please WALK to the event if possible, as parking is extremely limited. Please be aware that some residents live further away and will not be able to walk.

Park on Cougar Ridge Drive, both sides of 85th Street SW, or Cougar Plateau Way beside the greenspaces.

Please DO NOT PARK in front of residences, driveways, bus stops, around corners, or in front of crosswalks.

VOLUNTEERS are needed for this event:
The events that the WSCR Community Association puts on for residents are solely brought to you by your friends and neighbours. The more residents that help out at this event and others, means we are able to bring you more activities! Please sign up for volunteer positions (see below), or email if you would like information about volunteering at other events.

Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps: 
1. Click to go to our invitation page.
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account.)
3. Sign up! Choose your spots – will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!

The “Bark Yard”: (12-2pm) An Off-Leash dog play area for you and your dog(s) to socialize and have free playtime with other pooches and their owners. Separate areas will be available for small and large dogs.

Photo Booth: (12-3pm) Commemorate the day with a free, family polaroid picture with your best friend. Dress up clothes will be available. Or get a photo of you and your dog dressed up for the Best Dressed Dog Contest.

Bobbing for Hot Dogs: (12-3pm) A fido version of “bobbing for apples” ‘cause what dog would dunk their head for a fruit except this one! (Insert video here). Get your dog practicing now because hot dogs don’t float!

Best Dressed Dog Contest at 1:00pm. Get yourself (optional) and your dog in their best duds and strut your stuff to impress the audience.   Limited to 12 contestants so register early.

Dog Dash Races at 2:00 pm: So you think your dog is fast and listens well? Come test that out against the other PAWty race contestants.  It may be mass chaos but lots of fun.  There will be several categories based on breed and size of dogs registered.  Spots are limited so come register early. Races are off leash in the Bark Yard.

Click here for more information including how to register for events and the schedule.




Calgary Humane Society (CHS) :

Alberta Animal Rescue Crew (AARCS):

VENDORS: Details coming soon.
Are you a WSCR pet business (Home businesses must have a valid business licence) that may be interested in having a display table at this event? Please email and we will let you know details.

Still have QUESTIONS? Please email

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