CARL’s 20th Annual Pooch Parade


Online registration is now closed, but you can still march in the parade! “At the door” registration starts at 9:30am on Sunday. See you there!

Rain or Shine, the Pooch Parade is Sunday, May 7th from 10-3!

The Pooch Parade is Ventura’s biggest dog-themed event of the year, and we’ve been at it for 20 years! For two decades, Ventura County has come out to walk, eat, drink, shop, and support homeless dogs while they’re at it.

Register to march in the parade today, and you’ll receive an exclusive t-shirt, a FREE drink ticket and a $5 coupon for the Silent Auction!

We think the Pooch Parade was already one of the most fun events in Ventura County. And, to commemorate our 20th anniversary, we’ve gone all out to make this the best Pooch Parade ever!

  • A new location!
  • Dogs!
  • New booths!
  • DOGS!
  • A special Kids’ Zone!
  • Beer from MadeWest Brewery! (for the grownups!)
  • Some truly off-the-wall entertainment.
  • The best Silent Auction in the county!
  • And much more! (Dogs.)

Header Image for Canine Adoption and Rescue League's 20th Annual Pooch Parade

As always, admission is free! A spot in the parade itself is just $45, all of which goes to support rescue dogs in Ventura County. Or just show up and have a great time!

This year’s theme is Bark on the Beach, because it’s all about fun! Come visit to take in the sights, have fun, and enjoy the amazing event we’ve put together. Just by coming, you’ll support homeless dogs in need.

The 20th Annual Pooch Parade – May 7th, 2017!

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Directions to the 20th Annual Pooch Parade


The 20th Annual Pooch Parade is May 7, 2017! The fun goes from 10 in the morning until 3 in the afternoon.

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