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Dog Events [ July 15th to July 21st ]

We are running Dog-Sitting Swap Meetups in SF, East Bay, and South Bay. We help you connect with a local community of supportive dog parents. Enjoy the unconditional love of dogs without sacrificing freedom and ambitions


July 15th, 2024 - Gay 'Dog' Dad Playdate

Location: Alamo Square Park · San Francisco, CA

Time: 6:00 PM–7:30 PM

Join us in Alamo Square Park for this week's meetup and be part of a growing community of gay 'dog' dads in San Francisco.

July 17th, 2024 - Weekly Fitness Classes

Location: 1 Warriors Way San Francisco, CA 94158

Time: 12:00 PM

Get ready to bring out your inner athlete and make your way to Thrive City to take part in our Weekly Fitness Classes presented by Kaiser Permanente. These classes are open to all levels, no matter where you are in your wellness journey. RSVP while supplies last. All Pets^ on a leash

July 17th, 2024 - 8K Bootcamp Run w/ Music

Location: Underdogs Cantina, King Street, San Francisco, CA, USA

Time: 6:30 PM

Come out to Thrive City for the California Classic Fan Fest on July 6th and 7th! Take part in multiple fan-friendly activities including live entertainment, carnival games, balloon artists, a magician, and more! California Classic Fan Fests are free and open to the public.

July 20th, 2024 - Mobile Vaccine Clinic

Location: Candlestick Recreation Area, former arena parking lot, Arelious Walker Dr. and Gillman Ave., SF, CA 94124

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Our Mobile Vaccine Clinic offers no-cost preventative veterinary services to help families provide for their pets and ensure that animals remain in their loving homes. NOTE: I have volunteered here and the clinic is well run. Make sure to get there early - the wait can be up to 2 hours.

July 20th, 2024 -Paws-itively Summer

Location: 1 Warriors Way San Francisco, CA

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Attention all dog parents! Come on over to Thrive City for our Paws-itively Summer series created for you and your furry best friend! Various Saturdays in June, July, and August, woof forward to pet-friendly activities including a pup park, pup cup bar, and puppy mixers where you can connect with other pet owners. Put on your best outfit and decorate a pet bandana at our craft station, then snap a photo at our paw-parazzi photo opportunity! Last but not least, check out our adoption and therapy stations to find the fur-baby your heart has been searching for!

July 20th, 2024 -Strawberry Hill - Walk

Location: Rose Graden, CA

Time: 10:30 AM

Strawberry Hill - Walk with us to Strawberry Hill in Golden Gate Park! This is a gorgeous nature walk with some breathtaking views of the City. Meet us at the Rose Garden on JFK.

Location: Crissy Field - First parking lot off Mason St, East Parking Lot, North end of the Presidio · San Francisco, CA

Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Greetings SF Bulldoggers!

The San Francisco English Bulldog Meetup is held at Crissy Field.

Bring your bully to start the weekend off right and meet some great people at the beach.

When you arrive at the beach, we'll be towards the left near the tidal marsh that flows into the ocean. It's technically called the the East Beach parking area. NOTE: It's not the North Parking area.

Can't wait to see you at the meetup.

Location: 1 Warriors Way San Francisco, CA 94158

Time: 5:00 PM

It’s movie night, and the stars are out! Thrive City invites you to B.Y.O. Blanket for the Bay Area’s biggest big screen experience. Take in a family favorite outdoors, and explore the interactive kids zone featuring games, crafts and face painting stations. Designed for audiences of all ages, Blankets & Blockbusters will include themed activations, cinema-inspired snacks and beverages, and much more! RSVP while supplies last.

All Pets^ on a leash

July 21st, 2024 -Health & Wellness Sundays

Location: 1 Warriors Way San Francisco, CA 94158

Time: 10:00 AM

Welcome to where the Bay Area community grows stronger, together. Thrive City invites you to refresh, revive and reset before the week begins. Health & Wellness Sundays presented by Kaiser Permanente brings you a holistic immersion into fitness sessions, farm fresh produce, and kid’s activations. RSVP while supplies last. All Pets^ on a leash

Location: New Mission Bay Dog Park - 57 El Dorado St · San Francisco , CA

Time: 10:00 AM

This is an opportunity for Frenchie's and their humans to get together for socialization and exercise. This is a new park without the gravel so it should be better for our pups.


Location: Basketball | Lick Mill Park - 4750 Lick Mill Blvd · Santa Clara, CA

Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Casual walk to stretch out the legs for both your and your pups after a long day at work (or snoozing in bed). This pack walk welcomes dogs with various temperaments including mild dog reactivity for you as an owner to work on advocating for your dog's space and boundaries while helping them build confidence around other dogs.

Location: Martial Cottle Park - 391 Chynoweth Ave · San Jose , CA

Time: 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

This Pack Walk is ~ 3.0 miles in length on a flat Paved Surface offering little shade, but drinking fountains in two places.

GSDs one year or younger are encouraged to turn around at the 1/2 mile mark to prevent damage to developing bones, joints and muscles of the pups!

Location: Willow Street Frank Bramhall Park - 1320 Willow St · San Jose, CA

Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Busy weekends or just want to get your pup out for a mid-week stroll with other small dogs? Join us for a short walk in the San Jose (Willow Glen) area.

The walk is simply a way for our dogs to warm up to one another and put their energy to good use. 

July 20th, 2024 - Dog Adoption Event

Location: Pup Plaza - 14408 Union Ave · San Jose, CA

Time: 10:00 AM -12:00 PM

Come meet dogs available for adoption in a relaxed fun environment at Pup Plaza on Saturday. Not yet ready to adopt, or have questions about the ideal dog for you and your family? Stop by during our adoption events and chat with us about what you are looking for, and we can provide some pointers and great resources to find that perfect canine companion for you!

Location: Butcher Park - Camden Ave & Lancaster Dr · San Jose, CA

Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Calling all French Bulldog owners and lovers! Our group gives Frenchies a chance to play together, and gives their humans a chance to hang out and discuss all things Frenchie. If you own a Frenchie, want a Frenchie (who doesn't?), or have questions about the breed, this group is for you!

Location: Foster City Dog Park - 1001 Bounty Dr · Foster City, CA

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Foster City Dog Park has two separate generously-sized fenced-in areas: one exclusively for small dogs and another for big dogs. We will meet in the section for small dogs. The park features artificial grass, a water fountain, and ample parking.

Weather Permitting!

It's hard to Hav' fun in the rain. So, if it rains, we will romp again another day!

Note: ALL Havs are welcome, but please avoid bringing females in season.


Location: Richard C. Trudeau Conference Center - 11500 Skyline Blvd · Oakland, CA

Time: 8:15 AM - 10:15 AM

This hike is mostly shady and should keep us out of any extreme heat. The route is a combination of single-track and fire-road and includes three of the nicest trails in this gem of a park.

HIKE RATING: Moderate, 8+ miles, 1380 ft of climbing.

July 18th, 2024 -Dog Foster Open House

Location: 1101 29th Ave - Oakland, 94609 United States

Time: 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Interested in learning more about fostering, or ready to pick up a foster dog? Our foster coordinators or volunteers will match you with a foster dog who is suitable for your household. Note that if you have a dog at home, or kids under 12, you have to bring them to meet your foster dog before taking the dog home.

July 19th, 2024 - Walnut Creek Walk

Location: Civic Park

Time: TBD

EBGWW gathers for walks all over the East Bay with a mission and purpose to create a community and safe place for folks to make friend with others in their own neighborhoods through monthly walks. Dogs are allowed in our walks.

July 20th, 2024 - Niles Dog Show

Location: 3rd Street & H Street, Niles District Fremont, California

Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00PM

Our 24th year! Once again the Niles Main Street Association presents this unique canine confabulation for the whole family! Enter your dog in our fun canine competitions! Your dog may be entered in one or more of the competition classes, as long as it's at least 6 months old. Registration is $25 per dog in advance or $30 on the day of the event.

Location: San Ramon, California

Time: 9:30 AM

SAN RAMON yoga at the park & Fieldwork Brewing social after will be tremendously healing! Don't forget to secure your spot on the sign-up sheet though! We will post the sign-up about one week before the event so keep an eye out!

July 20th, 2024 - Adopt Adorable Dogs

Location: 6960 Amador Plaza Road Dublin, CA 94568

Time:  10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Meet foster dogs available for adoption! Our dogs live in homes with Tri-Valley Animal Rescue volunteers where they receive loving care, socialization and training.

July 21st, 2024 - Livemore Farmers Market Walk

Location: Livemore, California

Time:  10:00 AM

LIVERMORE farmers market walk was highly requested!! Slowly making our way around to each farmers market so look out for us at Livermore this month!

July 21st, 2024 - Adoptions at Brunchfest

Location: 1919 4th St, Berkeley, CA

Time:   11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

That's right - California Pit Bull Rescue will be representing at the monthly Vegan Brunchfest in Berkeley! This is held on the 3rd Sunday of every month at the popular 4th Street in Berkeley.

California Pit Bull Rescue will be participating with our adoptable pups. So come hang out with us and try some amazing food from all your favorite local vegan vendors.

July 21st, 2024 - Head West Marketplace

Location: 2601 Monarch Street Alameda, CA

Time:  11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 HEAD WEST is a Local Outdoor Marketplace of Makers, Merchants, Crafters, Designers + Artists rooted in the Bay Area of Northern California.

Note: All outdoor venues are kid + pet friendly, with ADA Accessible entrances and maintained portable/public restrooms for use.


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