Tails & Treasures: 

Celebrate the New Urban Dog Park at University District

We hope you enjoyed coming out to celebrate the opening of the urban dog park! Don’t forget to enter the pupparazzi photo contest.

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Pupparazzi Photo Contest

Get Camera Ready

Is your pooch ready for their close up? Snap a photo of your pooch, tag a friend and use hashtag #UDCalgaryTails on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter to be entered into a draw. The pupparazzi prize pack will have your little prince or princess feeling like a celebrity! Approximate value $300 – prizing provided by Doodle Dogs.

Treasure Map:

Bring your pooch and join us for an adventure!

Grab a map and explore the new urban dog park. With five fun stations to visit you and Fido can go on your very own adventure.

Make sure to get your map stamped at each station as you explore. Drop your completed map off at the Discovery Centre or main stage for your chance to win the ultimate pooch package! Approximate value $500 – prizing provided by Fairplay Pet Supply. 



Smooch your Pooch Photobooth courtesy of Fotomoji | K9 Caricature by Mandy Stobo | Musicians & Entertainment

Learn about Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS)

Learn about Pacific Assistance Dogs Society(PADS)

PADS breeds, raises, trains and supports certified assistance dogs, partnering them with people living with disabilities, and with community care professionals.

Vendors (for purchase)

Fairplay pet supply | Little Lion Man Leather | Popsicles by Family Freezed | Beverages by Heritage Coffee Roasting Co. | Cotton Candy by Sugar Cube | Lil Truck on the Prairie Food Truck

Dog Contest & Show

Best in Park

Break out your pooch’s best duds, give them a fluff or practice that trick for the dog show. Join us for the best in park dog contest and show where fido can become a star.

Registration: 1 – 2 PM at main stage

Show Start: 2:30 PM

Categories include:

  • Biggest dog
  • Best dressed
  • Cutest dog
  • Best trick

First place winners receive a puppy prize pack. Approximate value $100 – prizing provided by Atomic Dog.

Getting Here

University District Discovery Centre:

4410 University Avenue NW (Just north of the Alberta Children’s Hospital)