The popular Pop-Up Pooch Parks are returning to the Mill Avenue District! Bring your furry canine friends down to Hayden Square Amphitheater every Third Thursday at 5:00pm for fun and socialization while listening to live music and taking photos in the FREE photo booth. Dress your pups in fun and crazy outfits to add to the entertainment.
Pooch Park Photos
Did you get your picture taken at one of our Pop-Up Pooch Parks? Find them here!
Each Pop-Up Pooch Park will feature a different theme and band performance:
"Pugly" Sweater Day
January 16, 2014
Featured Band: Vaughn SWIF Willis
Featured Rescues: Lost Our Home, Arizona Welfare League, AZ Humane Society, AZ Small Dog Rescue
Puppy Con (dress your dog in your favorite comic/super hero outfit to coincide with Geeks' Night Out)
February 20, 2014
Featured Band: The Zoo from 7:30pm-9pm, Spencer Gefroh TBD
Featured Rescues: Lost Our Home, AZ Humane Society, New Hope Cattle Dogs, AZ Small Dog Rescue, HALO, PetSitnStay
Post Patty's Day Pooch Party
Featured Band: Decker. from 7:30pm-9pm, Jonathan Pierce from 5pm-7pm
Featured Rescues: Lost Our Home, Pet Paradise Resort, AZ Humane Society, Ruff Ruff Rescue Runners
The Pop-Up Pooch Parks will take place each Third Thursday of the month from October through April (except December), from 5pm-9pm.
Be sure to bring your pup to the following dog-friendly restaurant patios!
- Fuzzy's Taco Shop - 414 S Mill Ave
- Silver Mine Subs - 414 S Mill Ave
- Starbucks Coffee - 420 S Mill Ave
- The Tavern on Mill - 404 S Mill Ave
- Moonshine Whiskey Bar - 410 S Mill Ave
- C.A.S.A/Sun Ba - 15 E 6th St
- Ncounter - 310 S Mill Ave
- Loco Patron Mexican Grill - 222 S Mill Avenue #115
- Bison Witches Bar and Deli - 21 E 6th St
- The Handlebar Tempe - 680 S Mill Ave
- La Bocca Urban Pizzeria + Wine Bar - 699 S. Mill Avenue (Please note, only dogs 35lbs and under)
Pooch Park Rules:
1) All dogs must be supervised
2) All dogs must be currently vaccinated and licensed
3) Aggressive or anti-social behaving dogs must be removed from the park immediately. All dog attacks should be immediately reported to the Maricopa County Animal Care & Control at (602) 506-7387.
4) No one without dogs allowed inside the fence
5) Please pick up after your dog (potty bags provided)
6) Dogs most be under your voice control
7) No food or alcoholic beverages allowed within the gates
8) Female dogs in heat are not permitted in the exercise area
9) An adult must accompany youth under the age of 16
10) The DTC does not supervise the Pop Up Dog Park, each party enters at his/her own risk
11) Dogs outside of the exercise area must be on a leash