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Basset Hound Races At Canterbury Park

Join MNBR as a sponsored animal rescue at the newest dog race featuring floppy ears and tons of fun!  We have a handful of MNBR Am-Bassador's signed up to race! Come and cheer them on with us!

Purchase tickets for the Basset Races using the link below and Canterbury will donate $3 per ticket to MN Basset Rescue!! Use Code: BASSETRESCUE when purchasing. Thanks for your support!

Visit the Canterbury Park website for more information!


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10:00 AM10:00

Bark Park Expo featuring the Wiggle Butt 5K

Join Minnesota Basset Rescue and other like minded friends both two and four legged at the annual Bark Park Dog Expo. All leashed dogs are welcomed.


  • Vendors
  • Adoptions
  • Games
  • Treats
  • Presentations
  • Wiggle Butt 5K (newly added)

Cost: Free to attend the event.

Schedule of events:

  • Run/walk check-in: 8 a.m.
  • Run/walk start: 9 a.m.
  • Vendor fair: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Wiggle Butt 5K Run/Walk

Funds raised from the Wiggle Butt 5K are used to help animals all year long. Most of the animals that MARS brings into rescue are at-risk of euthanasia in animal control facilities.

Run/walk cost: Proceeds for the 5K are raised through peer-to-peer fundraising, so there is no fixed cost to participate.

Register for the Wiggle Butt 5K Run/Walk: Visit MARS

More information: Visit Wiggle Butt 5K on Facebook

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10:00 AM10:00

Dog Days of Stockholm

Your whole family, including those with fur, is welcome at our one-day, outdoor event in Stockholm Village Park in charming Stockholm, Wisconsin (rain-or-shine)! Minnesota Basset Rescue is excited to be attending this event again!

Please note: Attendees who plan to bring their canine companions to Dog Days of Stockholmmust sign our Waiver of Liability & Release, which can be found here:

2018 Dog Days Liability Waiver

Dogs must be leashed and under owner control at all times.

Dogs Days of Stockholm is about community affecting positive change – for both humans and animals. People who meet shelter and rescue dogs in a relaxed and joyful atmosphere are more inclined to adopt, and that’s the goal of our event: to help place adoptable dogs into good and loving homes. Our last event, hosted by WCCO-TV personality Pat Kessler and his pug, Shelby, resulted in the successful adoption of 53 dogs.


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MNBR at Pet-A-Palooza

Join Minnesota Basset Rescue at Pet-a-Palooza on June 16th, 2018, at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds. Pets are welcome to join their humans!  See some amazing rescues showcase their organizations, some vendors with pet friendly products, and a lot of very talented dogs do their thing. This year, it will be held at the International Bazaar, located off of Gate 7 on the Southeast corner of the grounds.


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10:00 AM10:00

Spring Fling

pring Fling is Minnesota Basset Rescue's fundraiser to help us raise the funds necessary to continue helping the dogs in our care throughout the year. All of the money raised goes back to helping the dogs of MNBR. 

This fun filled day includes a variety of vendors, games, demo's, silent auction, live auction & more! See pictures from past years below or on our Facebook page. 

Follow our Facebook page dedicated to this event!

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10:00 AM10:00

Doggie Depot 2018

Join MNBR on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Union depot in St. Paul. It will become Doggie Depot and be the bark of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival. Join Union Depot, Sidewalk Dog Media, myTalk 107.1, and KS95 for THE doggie event of the year at Union Depot.

Representatives from Sidewalk Dog Media will be on hand to share tips with guests about the Twin Cities’ most pet-friendly restaurants, retailers and more. The Doggie Depot event is free and open to the public and guests are encouraged to bring their dogs to Union Depot for this special event.

Getting Here:
Union Depot also has plenty of onsite parking. Lots B and C will be only $4! For directions, visit our parking page and click on the maps.

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