Festival Features

The Ottawa Dog Festival is an exciting event for area dog lovers, focused on showcasing a wide selection of quality services and products. The festival will also feature a number of activities that will provide fun for everyone. 


Public Lure Course Trials 

Dog Lovers Days are providing a Lure Course, so your dog can try out this frantic and fun event for FREE. Plus you can purchase photos of your champion mid-course for $20. Playful pups love chasing the lure through the obstacles, tackling tubes, and a winding maze!

Available all day Saturday & Sunday!



The Dayna’s Pet Sitting Play Zone 

Run, Play, Chase Balls, and Jump into the Pool!  This enclosed play area is perfect for the younger puppy, older puppy, or any puppy who wants to have fun!



Rideau River Dock Dog Competitions – Watch for FREE, Compete for $30

High flying action from the Rideau River Dock Dogs ensures the competition will be wet and wild! Watch these incredible dogs compete for the longest jumping, highest flying titles!

Competition is $30, which includes practice all weekend. Registration is handled by the Rideau River Dock Dogs.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! 


TryDockDogs – $15 Charitable Donation

Ever thought your pup could fly? think they have what it takes to dock dive with the pros? For a $15 charitable donation you can try the public waves… If you dog does well, you can even enter competitive waves for an additional $15!


Ottawa Bark Camp

Audience Participation IS Encouraged! Ottawa Bark Camp will demonstrate how to improve communication with your dog and how to improve their listening skills! Working with volunteers from the audience they will demonstrate training techniques for skills such as: Focus, Greeting Strangers, Sit/Stay, Heel and More! Visit for more information!


Canine First Aid with St. John Ambulance

Did you know that first aid skills and knowledge specific to dogs exist and can save your pet’s life in case of illness or injury? St. John Ambulance will be on hand in our demo ring to share some information on how you can save your pet’s life.


The Crumps’ Naturals Demo Ring

The Crumps’ Naturals Demo Ring is the place to be at the Festival. Home to fun activities, demos, workshops, presentations and our own #TopDogModels. 

Our schedule will be posted closer to the festival. Until then get to know some of the Crumps’ Naturals Demo Ring participants. 


Exhibitor Area

Our tented Exhibitor’s Area is all access, rain or shine, so you can meet local rescues, browse the best in area services, and stock up on some of those kibbles, cookies, leashes and accessories you’ve had your eye on!

Check out our exhibitors