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Cool off your hot dog during the Dog Day of Summer event on August 28, 2019

For immediate release: July 12, 2019 - 11:00am

Looking for a way to help your dog cool off in the heat? Bring your pooch for a swim at the FREE Dog Day of Summer event at Mayfair Outdoor Pool on Wednesday, August 28!

Service & Therapy dogs are welcome during a dedicated swim time from 11:00 to 11:45 a.m. and all dogs are welcome during the designated time slots starting at 12:00 p.m.

Service & Therapy Dogs (60 dog limit):
11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

All other dogs (60 dog limit per time slot):
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
2:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
5:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Attendance is by online pre-registration only at and a limit of 60 dogs per session. Registration will open Tuesday, July 16 and will close on Monday, August 26. All dogs must be accompanied by an adult owner, well-socialized, vaccinated and licensed in Saskatoon. If you don’t have a current license, one can be purchased online prior to registering for the event at

The Saskatoon SPCA will be hosting a fundraiser BBQ, with all proceeds going towards SPCA initiatives.

The Dog Day of Summer event is planned for the day after the Mayfair Outdoor Pool closes for the season. No human swimming will be permitted. Participation in this event is at your and your dog’s own risk.

For information on Animal Services, please visit