Dogs' Day in the Garden

Come. Sit. Play.

November 18, 2017


  • Call 480 941.1225 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Visit the Admissions Box Office | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Take advantage of this special opportunity to bring the whole family, dogs included, to the Garden. Go for a walk on Garden trails, meet other dog lovers, heel for family photo opportunities, learn about local dog-related nonprofits, shop and enjoy samples with your pup, and experience a hands-on, canine-themed activity. Before you enter the Garden, visit the Arizona Humane Society Waggin’ Wheels Mobile Adoption Vehicle near the Garden Entry | 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.


Wildflower Pavilion | Times TBD

  • Doga (Dog Yoga) – Conscious Community Yoga

20 minute interactive yoga class for you and your dog. Mats provided. Classes are first come, first served. Space is limited.

Ullman Terrace | 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • Live music at the Dog-friendly Cafe

Laidback live music will be performed at a volume that allows for conversation and a musical environment comfortable for dogs’.

Dorrance Hall | 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

  • Peruse vendors and nonprofit organizations with pet information, fun and practical items for dogs and dog owners, and plenty of tasty dog treats.

Boppart Courtyard | 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

  • DJ Muchacho Mike
  • Bark Park—Relaxation and Leashed Dog Play Zone


The Fine Print

  • Dogs must be on a leash and remain on trails.
  • Dogs must be up-to-date on all vaccinations and licenses.
  • Handlers must pick up after their dogs and dispose of their waste.
  • Desert Botanical Garden reserves the right to refuse entry to or remove any dog thought to be dangerous to other dogs or visitors.
  • Dogs will only be admitted from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Dogs will not be allowed in Gertrude’s or the Garden Shop.