Petapolooza -Pickering's Pet Festival

On May 11, 2019 as part of Responsible Pet Ownership Month, the City of Pickering will host the 8th Annual Petapolooza - Pickering's Pet Festival. View the event poster.

Petapolooza brings together pet enthusiasts within our community and gives them an opportunity to meet industry professionals, rescue groups, and others in the pet industry.

Admission

Admission is $5, with free admission for seniors 55+, children under 12, and pets. All proceeds will go towards helping us build a permanent animal shelter. 

Last year we were able to raise over $2,500 in admissions and we are hoping to meet or exceed this amount in 2019. Donations of over $20 are eligible for a tax receipt.

Location

Upper Leash Free Area at Grand Valley Park.  Grand Valley Park is located at the west end of Concession 3.  From Brock Road, go north to Concession 3 and turn left (west) and drive to the end.  From Valley Farm Road, drive north to Concession 3 and turn left.

Event Lineup

You can expect to see around 900 attendees, over 50 exhibitors and rescue groups, plenty of giveaways including pet bandanas, games, food samples, water stations for your pet, live entertainment for the whole family and more! 

A Rabies and Microchip Clinic for dogs will also be offered during the event.

11:00 am  

The Woofjocks Canine All Stars - Live action show for the whole family.

11:30 am  

Fun-gility! Does your pet have what it takes to be a Woofjock?  Try out our Interactive course. All pets will receive a diploma for trying.

12:00 pm  
  to
4:00 pm

Rabies and Microchip Clinic

1:00 pm  

The Woofjocks Canine All Stars - Live action show for the whole family.

1:30 pm

Fun-gility! Does your pet have what it takes to be a Woofjock? Try out our Interactive course. All pets will receive a diploma for trying.

3:00 pm  

The Woofjocks Canine All Stars - Live action show for the whole family.

3:30 pm  

Fun-gility! Does your pet have what it takes to be a Woofjock? Try out our Interactive course. All pets will receive a diploma for trying.

All Day:  

Over 50 exhibitors and Rescue Groups

Pet Caricatures

Pet Stenciling

Parker Pet Care Photo Booth

Dig Dave’s Food Truck

Run Spot Run Lure Course

Soper Creek Wildlife Rescues "Who's in your backyard Wildlife Talk"

Giveaways including Swag Bags, Pet Bandanas, Samples. Games and more!

 

Photo Gallery - Petapolooza 2018

Photo Gallery: Animal Services - Petapolooza 2018 will appear here on the public site.

Exhibitor Information

Register today before exhibitor space fills up!

Exhibitor space is available for businesses, breeders and rescue organizations. 

We are also looking for commercial exhibitors in the following categories: fashion, accessories, travel, food & treats, health, artists & photography. If you have a business that is animal related but not listed as a category, please contact us for more information.

Rescue organization Fee:   $35 (includes HST)

Business & breeder Fee:    $55 (includes HST)

Exhibitor space is 10 x 10.  No tables or chairs are provided however a 6’ table with 2 chairs may be purchased for an additional $25. Tents and canopies are welcome as long as they fit in your space.

The event will be hosted outdoors (rain or shine!) and does not have access to electricity. Dogs are welcome but must be kept leashed at all times.

We no longer have exhibitor space available however fee free to contact us at animalservices@pickering.ca for further information or to be placed on our 2020 mailing list.

 

Partners and Sponsors Wanted

Do you share our vision for Responsible Pet Ownership? Help us get this important message out to our community. We have a variety of opportunities available to suit your needs.

Contact Lindsey Narraway at 905.420.4660 ext. 3501 or email lnarraway@pickering.ca

Check out our 2019 Exhibitor List

Pet Valu

Pickering Animal Services

Who's Walking Who Dog Training
Centres

Global Pets

Canine Haven Rescue

K9 in Motion Wellness

EIDAP Microchip

Pawprints Dog Salon

Royal Canin

Sew Wild Canada

Original Ashley Designs - Pet Portraits

Mutt Lodge

Kawartha Wood Designs

A&M Custom Pet Beds

Destination Pickering

Ren's Pets

Fly Away Pip

ProjectPaintd

Big Daves Food Truck

 

Veggie Bites

Parker's Pet Care

Furry Friends 5K

St. John Ambulance- Durham Region Branch

The Tailored Pup

Poop-Patrol Canada, Inc.

My bf bandanas

Golden Rescue

Momtaz Soap

Soper Creek Wildlife Centre

Move your Doggie

Rat Terrier Rescue of Canada

Fetch & Releash Dog Rescue

Bullies in Need

Lucky N Bailey K9

Pampered Chef with Aimee - products for pets

NorHounds

Mega Dog Raw

Whites Road Animal Clinic

Champion Pet Foods

 

Microcyn AH - Animal Health

PetSmart

Brock Road Animal Clinic

Muttluks

Creative Body Imaging - Pet Photos

Woofjocks Canine All Stars

Therapeutic Paws of Canada - Ajax/Pickering Team

Invisible Fence Brand of Central Ontario

Canadian Dachshund Rescue

Homeward Bound Rescue

Enjo Canada

HelpAWS

The Halliday Shoppe

Tiny Tails Boutique

Humane Society of Durham Region

Nothing's Im-paws-ible Animal Rescue

West Hill Animal Clinic

Freeze Frame Foto & Run Spot Run

Willie and Wags

 

Our 2019 Partners

Thank you to our Responsible Pet Ownership Month Partners:

Parkers Pet Care  

Parkers Pet Care

 

Pet Valu

Pet Valu

 

Veggie Bites

Veggie Bites logo

Microcyn Animal Health

Mr. Lube 

Mr. Lube logo 

 

PawPrints Dog Salon

Pawprints Dog Salon logo

 

 

 Green Door Dental

Green Door Dental logo

Royal Canin

Royal Canin

 


 OPG


Ontario Power Generation logo

TACC Developments

 

TACC Developments

Pickering Town Centre

Pickering Town Centre logo

Brock Road Animal Clinic

PetSmart

PetSmart logo

 Furry Friends 5K