Dog Days at the Garden

January 6, 2024 - April 27, 2024
Dog day at Desert Botanical Garden

Event Summary

Enjoy a “pawsitively” perfect morning strolls await you and your pup at the Desert Botanical Garden. At Dog Days at the Garden, your K9 companion is invited to join you for a tail-wagging good time exploring the beauty and sniffs of the trails. Please BYOB (bring your own bowl) to fill at water refill stations. Grab a coffee to go from Gertrude’s Café or enjoy a snack at Patio Café, where dog-friendly seating is available.

Dog Days at the Garden takes place from 8 to 11 a.m. on select Saturdays:

  • Jan. 6
  • Jan. 13
  • Jan. 20
  • Jan. 27
  • Feb. 3
  • Feb. 10
  • Feb. 17
  • Mar. 2
  • Mar. 9
  • Mar. 16
  • Mar. 23
  • Mar. 30
  • Apr. 6
  • Apr. 13
  • Apr. 27

For the health and safety of guests and dogs, please note the following: 

  • Please BYOB (bring your own bowl) to fill at Hydration Stations located at 5 points throughout the Garden.
  • Please bring waste bags and clean up after your dog.
  • Dogs must be on a leash, licensed and up-to-date on vaccinations.
  • Owners must maintain control of their dogs at all times.
  • Any dogs deemed to be aggressive to humans, or other dogs will be asked to leave the Garden.
  • Watch those noses and paws! Be alert to cactus pieces and other debris on the trails and do not allow dogs to wander off the trail.
  • Be aware of your dogs’ limits and monitor your pet for signs of heat stress.
  • An indoor “cool-off” space is located in Webster Auditorium. You may also locate cooler areas under the shade of mature trees on several Garden trails.

Cost: Included with garden admission. Visit the Desert Botanical Garden’s website for additional details.

For more information on events in Tempe, visit our Tempe Events Page.

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