February 29 - Leap Day

LEAP into the fun at DogFest Phoenix, a family- and dog-friendly community event that brings dog lovers together for a cause. Whether you have a dog or simply love them, spend the day at DogFest and celebrate our canine friends and heroes that bring joy to our lives. All funds raised benefit Canine Companions for Independence and their mission of matching assistance dogs with children, adults and veterans with disabilities, free of charge. These expertly trained assistance dogs make a profound impact through the jobs they do like opening doors, picking up dropped items, alerting to sounds and much more.

Gather your friends, family and dogs and leap over to the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Fountain Stage in Scottsdale, AZ on LEAP DAY, February 29 for the 6th annual DogFest Phoenix. Everyone is invited to join us for a day of fun, festivities, inspiring speakers, dog demonstrations, music, food and more! Registration is free. Fundraising is encouraged.

DogFest Phoenix 2019 was too good to miss! With Krystle Henderson from 12News emcee'ing and DJ TNT, you couldn't help but enjoy the day. Activities included: a live band, sword-fighting, dog agility course, Kids Zone with bounce house, face painting, free caricatures, canine costume contest, parade, cheerleaders, marching band, and so much more. DogFest Phoenix 2020 will be even bigger and better than 2019; you won't want to miss this special Leap Day paw-ty!

So don’t miss out on DogFest. Join the fun and give a dog a job.

DogFest 2020 T-Shirt

Get a Free T-Shirt! Anyone who registers and raises $125 or more by January 29 will receive a commemorative DogFest t-shirt on event day!

Receive an Exclusive DogFest Gift. Ask more friends and raise more funds to Give a Dog a Job! Individuals who raise at least $250 for Canine Companions will receive a special DogFest gift. All funds must be received within two weeks of the event date to qualify. Click here for details!

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Have any questions about registering, forming a team or donating? Click here for the FAQ!