Toronto Humane Society’s largest event, Paws in the Park® Presented by Amazon, is BACK at Woodbine Park on Saturday, August 12, 2023!
Paws in the Park® Presented by Amazon has been a staple in our community for years. On top of supporting Toronto Humane Society, you can visit our Vendor Marketplace, participate in our Puppy Parade, check out Training Demos, have a drink in our Beverage Garden, chat with Toronto Humane Society experts and lots more family friendly activities.
This event provides a significant portion of our annual operating costs and helps us keep our doors open for the next animals in desperate need of our assistance.
Help us raise money and continue improving the lives of animals. Register to start your own personalized fundraising page to share with your network of animal lovers. Helping animals has never been so easy:
It’s cuteness with a cause! Paws in the Park Presented by Amazon is Toronto Humane Society’s largest fundraising event that encompasses fun for the entire family – including your dog. There will be food, bevvies, local shopping, and tons of dog-friendly entertainment.
Paws in the Park presented by Amazon will be held on Saturday, August 12th from 9:00am until 4:00pm at Woodbine Park.
You do not need to purchase tickets to the event. The event is free to attend, but donations are welcome upon entry.
Certainly! Paws in the Park presented by Amazon is a pet-friendly event. Because there will be a lot of dogs in attendance, we ask pet parents to keep dogs leashed at all times.
Yes! There will be a Kid’s Zone with fun activities for young children – such as arts and crafts, games, and face painting.
9:00 – SIGN IN FOR REGISTRATION AND VENDORS OPEN
9:30 – OPENING REMARKS AND RIBBON CUTTING
10:00 – SILEN T AUCTION OPENS
10:00 – FOSTERING TLC DOG INFORMATION SESSION
10:30 – TRAINING DEMO
11:00 – BEVERAGE GARDEN BY NUDE OPENS
12:00 –DOGGY FASHION SHOW
1:00 – SECOND TRAINING DEMO: INTRO TO TRICK TRAINING
1:30 – ASK AN EXPERT: VET CARE WITH DR.LINDA JACOBSON
2:00: 3:00 – CONNECTION HOUR AT THE BEVERAGE GARDEN BY NUDE
2:45 – ASK AN EXPERT: CANINE TRAINING
3:00 – BERAGE GARDEN CLOSES + MEMBER TOWNHALL
4:00- EVENT ENDS
A vendor map is coming soon!
Toronto Humane Society’s Training and Behaviour team will host on-site training demos, there is a pup cool down zone presented by Chartwell, and there will be pup snacks available as well.
This is a restricted area where 19+ attendees can enjoy a refreshing Nude Vodka Soda. Plus, this year we’ll be hosting a Connection Hour!
Join fellow animal lovers at the beverage garden from 2:00pm – 3:00pm to enjoy a spritzy vodka bevvy from Nude, a few games, and great conversation. Whether you are looking for friendship, dogship, or maybe just a new online friend to share adorable photos and memes with you’ll want to be here.
Yes! Vendors will be covered in case of rain, and the show will go on unless the weather is severe. Please keep an eye on our social media channel if the weather is not outdoor friendly for any possible announcements.
You can take the pledge and register for your own personal fundraising page. Click here to learn more and to register.