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Critter Jungle’s Summer PetFest

June 8 @ 9:00 am6:00 pm


Pet lovers from across Ottawa! Critter Jungle and Friends welcome you and your pets to our brand new summer celebration on Saturday, June 8!

Join us at the single largest event we’ve ever hosted in our 33 years! We’re proud to present you the faces behind some of our favourite, quality brands, and also bring together some of our city’s most incredible animal rescue and enthusiast groups to teach you all you need to know about responsible pet ownership.

…oh ya, we’ll also be having our LARGEST store-wide sale of the year, as a thanks to our amazing customers for their incredible support, and a special welcome to our new friends who will (finally) find out what our family-owned store is all about! 😉

► Celebrate our 33rd Anniversary as Ottawa’s Family-Owned Pet Store! Enjoy our recently renovated shop, and tell us what you think of the new space!

► PAY NO TAX! Save 13% Off *Everything* In-Store – Even Pet Food! (Limits: 2 Bags of Food, 2 Bags/Boxes of Raw Food, 2 Bags of Kitty Litter)

► Win One of MANY Awesome Door Prizes (Must Pre-Register for Free Here – Just Click “Get Tickets” to Enter!)

► First 200 customers get an awesome shopping bag from Fromm Family Foods, with goodies from some of our favourite brands, and a special discount coupon to Critter Jungle for your next visit!

► Free Anniversary Cake at 1:00pm!

► Meet Franciscus, an amazing Ottawa artist who specializes in paintings of your pets! (Want to win your very own painting? Enter our contest here: )

► $20 Microchips! You read that right! You won’t find microchips more affordable in the entire city, thanks to our neighbours at VCA Canada Bayview Animal Hospital who are donating them – *and* 100% of the revenue to Sit With Me Dog Rescue and Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue! At the same time, meet the friendly faces behind their caring team of vets. (9:00am to 4:00pm only)

► Games and activities for kids and dogs! Hot dog bobbing and treat-finding games for dogs, guessing games and animal colouring pages for kids, and loads more fun.

► $15 professional summer pet photos with Ottawa’s most selfless pet photographer, Leslie Yeow Photography! 100% proceeds going to Sit With Me Dog Rescue and Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue. (10:00am to 2:00pm only)

► Dog wash and car wash! Get your dog cleaned and dried in the summer sun – and get your car washed at the same time! $13 for dogs, $15 for cars, or $25 for both! 100% of proceeds to New Beginnings Pet Rescue! (10:30am to 3:00pm only)

► Meet adoptable puppies and dogs from Sit With Me Dog Rescue!

► Cuddle with adoptable kittens and cats from Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue!

► Get to know Fromm Family Pet Food Canada, the healthy brand of dog and cat we’ve proudly stood behind for 25+ years!

► $10 nail trims for your dogs or cats! 100% of proceeds to Sit With Me Dog Rescue and Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue.

► Come hungry! Enjoy incredible pork roast sandwiches from our neighbours at Misto Fine Food Shop! (Only $6 each, and $1 from every sale goes to Sit With Me Dog Rescue and Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue!)

► A huge bake sale, with 100% proceeds to Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue and Sit With Me Dog Rescue.

► An amazing showcase of quality Hagen brands: Nerf Dog summer fun toys, Catit cat products, Nutrience freeze-dried cat and dog treats, Exo Terra reptile food and products, Hydra water toys for dogs, Zoë for Pets Dental Chews, Zeus Nosh Bones, and much more!

► Talk with flying friends from Parrot Partners, and learn about this incredible species.

► Local raw? Yes! Shake hands with Tollden Farms: Natural Pet Nutrition, and ask your questions about feeding raw food.

► Meet beautiful fish and learn about the amazing world of aquatics with Ottawa Valley Aquarium Society (OVAS)!

► $10 pictures of you and your kids with Optimus Prime, an adorable mini-horse! 100% of revenue to New Beginnings Pet Rescue! (10:30am to 3:00pm only)

► Local dog treats? Yes! Meet our new friends at Hearty Tails Inc., and learn how they’re both helping Ottawa Therapy Dogs and employing local rockstars with special needs.

► Touch incredible desert reptiles from Viola’s Beardies Rescue, and learn how to care for lizards with their special insights!

► Get fresh with TropiClean Pet Products! Nab some free samples of their incredible dental and shampoo products.

► Learn about how natural supplements for your pet could benefit their health with BiologicVET!

► Cuddle with adoptable ferrets from Ferret Rescue Society of Ottawa, and learn all about these friendly, fuzzy friends.

…and So Much More!

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, June 8, for an awesome day of celebrating healthy pet ownership! See you there?


Critter Jungle – Carling Location


Critter Jungle – Carling Location
1405 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, K1Z 8N7
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