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Dog Days at the Garden

DATE: March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | April 6, 13, 27 | May 4, 11
TIME: 8 - 11 a.m.
PRICE: Included with membership or Garden admission


Enjoy a weekend excursion with your four-legged friend through the Garden’s trails. A paw-fect place to enjoy the outdoors together with some great photo opps.

  • Desert Botanical Garden’s 85th Anniversary Celebration
    Feb. 10 | 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
    Enjoy complimentary cactus cookies, hands-on nature play activities, musical performances, behind-the-scenes tours and more. Plus, pups can join the pawty from 8-11 a.m. and receive a Garden designed bandana.

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

  • Stay hydrated! Water fountains and refill stations are located throughout the Garden.
  • Clean up after your dog and deposit bagged waste in trash receptacles.
  • 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 trail.
  • Be aware of your dog’s limits and monitor your pet for signs of heat stress.

 

Heat Advisory 

  • Owners should pay attention to their dog’s known heat tolerance. Dogs with heavy coats or low heat tolerance may want to visit another day.
  • Rangers will be present and alert on the trails to make sure that our dog guests are doing okay.
  • Do you have dog booties/socks or a pet stroller? Feel free to bring them to the Garden.

Only service dogs will be allowed inside the Fernando Botero: El Maestro exhibit in Dorrance Hall.

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