2018 News

As we get closer to this year’s carnival, we were honoured to be mentioned in Kristen’s Kritters column. Take a look at!


carnival 2018Rain or shine we invite you to come to the biggest Carnival yet! HBR’s Canine Carnival is an amazing day full of events for the whole family.

Come on down to Lakeview Park and watch as your canine exercises his/her prey instinct, jumps through hoops and over hurdles and chases a lure around a contained course run by DogLoversDays.

K9 Central offers the premier pet destination in Durham region but, on carnival day, they’re coming to us! Bring your four-legged family member to try dock diving in the canine swimming pool or weight pullingfor your larger breed.

And, you won’t want to miss our local canine celebrities Woof Jocks as they show off their stuff during demonstrations that showcase tricks, agility, Frisbee, musical freestyle, a precision obedience drill set to music as well as some fun canine games that involve the audience!

K9 Fit is Ontario’s first DOG GYM! Their focus is on achieving a positive release of energy to promote higher overall health and happiness by stimulating mind and body in our canine companions. Busy lifestyles often get in the way of providing the exercise your pups require, so at a low cost and high convenience, K9 Fit can help keep your pooch happy and healthy!
Free Trials at Carnival this year!

No carnival would be complete without an adorable doggy fashion show. Sign your pup up now at or on the day of the carnival to strutt his/her stuff! If you just can’t find the perfect thing to wear, don’t worry – there will be outfits for purchase from HBR or one of our vendor partners.

For the Two legged kids on the family there will be a miniature midway with games and prizes, bottle toss, bean bag toss, stick the tongue on the Bull Dog, and stuffed dog adoption event!

All this among fabulous vendors from dog accessories, treats and paintings, to learning doggy CPR.

Join us at HBR’s Canine Carnival in Lakeview Park Oshawa on June 23rd, 2018 from 10 am – 4 pm. All proceeds from the Canine Carnival go toward the veterinary and other needs of the fosters in Homeward Bound Rescue’s care.

HBR in the News

Hey, did you know that we’re approaching our third annual Canine Carnival? We’re so excited to see the tradition continue and grow. If you’ve never been to a Canine Carnival, we hope you’ll make this year your first. We are happy to say we’ll have events to cater to you and your whole family, including the four legged family members. Keep an eye on the site for information as it becomes available.

Want to see what happened at previous carnivals? Visit:

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