Cardiff Dog Days of Summer | San Diego Events

Community Park

The Pupologie Cardiff Dog Days of Summer is hosted by Cardiff 101 Main Street and the City of Encinitas. This free event features numerous dog-related vendors, rescue groups, and pet adoption agencies. Activities include dog contests, live music, libation lounge, food trucks, and more!

  • Sunday, August 14, 2022
  • 10:00 AM  5:00 PM
  • Encinitas Community Park425 Santa Fe Drive, Encinitas, CA
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“Rescue Row” is presented by the Rancho Coastal Humane Society. All Rescue Row event proceeds are donated to Rancho Coastal Humane Society whose focus is to rescue, shelter, and find homes for companion animals while promoting humane ideals through education and community outreach.

The City of Encinitas “Pet Health Expo” will be on-site providing pet micro-chipping thanks to San Diego Humane Society. 

Dog Contests: Sign-up Day of Event at 9am

Does your dog like to strut its stuff? Our popular dog contest is back! Compete in a contest and you could take home a ribbon for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place. First-place winners will receive a goodie basket filled with dog food, treats, toys, and more! Registration is the day of the event starting at 9:00 am with $10 cash or credit/debit.

Enter for your chance to win amazing prizes including a 2-night stay at Cardiff Vacations, gift cards to restaurants in Cardiff and surrounding areas, beach gear from Neso tents, Callaway Golf putter, jewelry pieces from local artists, lots of cool Cardiff and beach swag and much more!