​Come one come all (including dogs) to the annual Great Glebe Garage Sale! The sale officially kicks off at 8am. "Bargain hunters come in search of rare or quirky finds, including art, books, street signs, records, plants, furniture, clothing, appliances, collectibles, jewelry and more."

​“When darkness falls, the Museum comes alive. Explore galleries after hours, engage your curiosity with amazing activities and enjoy some great music and mingling..."19+, tickets required.

 The Pet Photo Booth is part of this year's Hintonburg Happening and will take place in front of Global Pet Foods Hintonburg. Hosted by NosyPaws Pet Photograph, this will be a very fun, live, interactive photo booth! All pets welcome, 50% of Proceeds Going to Birch Haven Rescue and Rehabilitation Services. Cost: $10 - 12:30- 7:30pm

doggy Events

Byward Barket ANTI BSL Ottawa May 27

613 flea, March 17 & April 21

Sit With Me Adoptables at Bridgehead May 19

​Head to Bridgehead (440 Richmond Rd.) from 10:30am - 2:30pm  to meet some of Sit With Me's adoptables and find out more about the rescue and how you can help!

​Ottawa’s Comiccon is taking place at the EY Centre this spring! Special guests include Doug Jones, Laurie Holden and Sean Gunn to name a few.

Ottawa Race Weekend, May 26 & 27

Newsletter Archive  - catch up on your bwd news if you missed the Quarterly email

Sugar Lumber Fest, March 24

Human Events

​Ottawa’s annual Tulip Festival will boast beautiful tulips ranging in plenty of vibrant colours at Commissioners Park, Byward Market, Garden Promenade, Lansdowne Park and Zibi-Gatineau.

Global Pet Foods Street Photo Booth June 1

​613flea is hosting two markets this spring! Check out over 100 vendors at the Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne. These markets are always free to attend!

The Great Glebe Garage Sale May 26

Cause for Paws May 15-19 (across Ottawa)

Ottawa Comiccon, May 11 - 13

On the first Tuesday of every month head down to Global Pet Foods in Hintonburg for an hour long pack walk! Meeting time is 6pm, walk begins at 6:30pm SHARP. Everyone welcome! RSVP on the Facebook event to qualify for door prize draws. Discounts to follow after the walk.

Ottawa’s famous marathon weekend includes a 5k, 10k, half marathon, and full marathon with routes in the downtown area. You can run for the animals and plenty of other incredible causes by registering and selecting from the list of participating charities.

​Butterflies in Flight, March 1 - April 2

Nature Nocturne Harmony, April 27

Pack Walk Global Pet Foods Hintonburg, June 5

Canadian Tulip Festival, May 11 - 21

Dog-Friendly Coffee Shop

​Sit With Me Rescue is supporting Mental Health month by bringing their adoptables to various locations across the city. Click the logo for more information regarding time, location, etc. Bring $1-$5 with you for 1-5 minutes of dog cuddles in support of DIFD at the Royal.

​Head over to the Canadian Museum of Nature to experience this very special exhibit. Enter a tropical climate with flowering plants and hundreds of brilliant live butterflies floating around you. Tickets are timed, so it’s best to reserve yours online.

​This is the last event for Ottawa Citizens Against BSL before the provincial election on June 7th. Stop by their booth outside the Cabin on York/Dalhousie for more information on  how we can end BSL and  what you can do to make a difference in the lives of tens of thousands of dogs and families in our province!

​The Horticulture building at Lansdowne will be transformed into an urban sugar shack. Your reservation will include a sit down non-traditional gourmet meal, an outdoor hot chocolate and maple taffy bar, and a lumberjack competition. Tickets required.

​In case you didn't know, Happy Goat Coffee Company is a dog friendly cafe! All three locations in Ottawa are happy to have your pup come inside with you while you enjoy your coffee, tea, etc. Well behaved pups only please.