Man’s best friend deserves to have a national holiday. Luckily, they do, on August 26th! Dogs bring so much joy and happiness into our everyday lives… maybe some craziness too, but we love them anyway! Celebrate National Dog Day right here at home in Union Wharf, which offers pet-friendly living, or at dog parks all over Baltimore.
Take a look at some pup-tastic events and places to put a wag in your dog’s tail this National
Patterson Dog Park is an off-leash dog park located just a mile from Union Wharf. Take a stroll with your dog to the dog park and then let him run free and meet some other pups this National Dog Day!
Canton Dog Park is a dog park with a mission. This non-profit organization is run and maintained by volunteers only. Canton Dog Park has open space for off-leash running, sections for smaller and larger dogs, water sources for a quick drink, and free bags for any messes! Open from dusk to dawn, visit Canton Dog Park to socialize and celebrate on August 26th.
Bark Social is coming soon and will be a time for you and your furry friend to sit back, relax, and socialize! At this off-leash dog park and bar, you can enjoy a beer, kombucha, or coffee while your dog munches on some treats.
Groom & Board
Treat your pup to a full grooming service: bath time, nail clipping, and styling. Hair off the Dog Grooming Salon & Spa, in Canton, is prepped and ready to spoil your dog this National Dog Day.
Happy Dog is a boutique pet care service right here in Fells Point that will leave you and your dog… well, happy! With dog walking, pet sitting, vet chauffeur, grooming, dog apparel and skincare, Happy Dog has you covered. You can even schedule a pet photography photoshoot and have memories that will last fur-ever!
If you are out of town, or your pup loves making friends, check out Woofs & Wags Pet Lodge. Ready to groom, walk, and overnight your dog, Woofs & Wags is Baltimore’s premier pet lodge. The pampering and fun can last all day for your dog at their Doggie Day Camp!
Adopt a Dog
If you are interested in helping a dog find a home this National Dog Day, look no further than BARCS Animal Rescue and Care Shelter. With an adoption fee of $75, there are so many pups looking to love you!
Wings of Love Kuwait rescues dogs from the overpopulation of strays in Kuwait. With a culture that does not consider dogs as important or loving, these dogs are given a second chance for a home when adopted through Wings of Love Kuwait.
Happy National Dog Day
Pamper, play with and love your pup, whether old or young, big or small, this August 26th. There are so many ways to give back to these animals that love their owners so much.