A Shelter Full of Hope and Promise

Fundraising, Events, & Campaigns

Sidewalk Sale APRIL 27 – 1pm-4pm

March 7, 2024

WAG’s annual Sidewalk Sale is back! Join us on Saturday, April 27th for our front ‘yard’ sale at WAG. In […]

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WAG’s Month of Love

February 8, 2024

WAG’s Month of Love: Featuring multiple ways to get involved and show some love to the WAG animals The Month […]

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2023 Holiday Matching Campaign Wrap Up

January 5, 2024

The final numbers are in and we are SO EXCITED to announce that we raised a total of $43,090 during […]

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Best of Whistler 2023

January 4, 2024

WAG Staff Members would like to thank the Whistler Community for voting WAG as their Favourite Non-Profit for the 11th […]

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Kate Zessel WAG Merchandise

December 13, 2023

WAG has new merchandise! WAG has some amazing new merchandise in stock. Thanks to Kate Zessel for this fabulous original […]

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WAG’s 2023 Holiday Matching Campaign

November 30, 2023

Back for another year, WAG’s Holiday Matching Campaign is here and we have a fundraising goal of $40,000!   Graciously […]

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Pet Photos with Santa

November 22, 2023

Pet Photo’s with Santa are in! Thanks to everyone who came out and supported WAG. It was so nice to […]

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2024 WAG Calendars now available!

November 8, 2023

WAG’s 2024 Calendars are now available for purchase. You can find them at Whistler Happy Pets located in Function Junction […]

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Open Shelter Days – the last Saturday each month!

November 8, 2023

Come say hi and learn all about our programs including Adoptions, Fostering and Volunteering. Staff will be on hand to […]

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WAG’s 2024 Calendar Pet Photo Contest

August 16, 2023

Back by popular demand, it’s WAG’s Calendar Photo Contest! Take a picture of your pet enjoying themselves on a Summer […]

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Spring Fling Online Auction for Critical Care Animals

May 25, 2023

As most of our followers are already aware, WAG has had a very busy start to 2023. We have had […]

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Pique’s Best of Whistler 2022

December 31, 2022

WAG is honoured to be named Whistler’s ‘Favourite Non-Profit’ 2022 in Pique’s annual Best of Whistler awards! For the 10th […]

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December 2, 2022

The results from our 2022 Matching Campaign are in…….. We are very excited to report that we raised $35,700 during […]

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PET PHOTOS WITH SANTA – Saturday 3rd Dec!

November 29, 2022

Whistler’s Animal Shelter is hosting Pet Photos with Santa on Saturday, December 3rd at the Westin Hotel & Spa in […]

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WAG’s Calendar Photo Contest 2022

June 28, 2022

Click HERE to check out this years entries! Back by popular demand, it’s WAG’s Calendar Photo Contest! Take a picture […]

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Spring Fling Online Auction for Critical Care Animals

May 13, 2022

Let’s grow some funds for WAG’s Critical Care animals at our Spring Fling Online Auction. In the first few months […]

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January 24, 2022

Each year, WAG celebrates February as our Month of Love – a month of fun campaigns and fundraisers, all celebrating […]

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Whistler Pride 2022

January 23, 2022

WAG had a great day repping our shelter at the Whistler Pride & Ski Festival and the Charity Ski Race… […]

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Betty White Day with the Raven Room and Tito’s Vodka

January 17, 2022

A Fundraiser hosted by the Raven Room and Tito’s Vodka to celebrate Betty White‘s 100th birthday. 2021 ended on a […]

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Holiday Matching Campaign 2021

November 22, 2021

2021 presented WAG and our communities with even more challenges this past year, but thanks to your support, we ended […]

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Pet Photos with Santa 2021

November 22, 2021

CLICK HERE FOR THE PHOTOS! Our 2021 Pet Photos with Santa fundraiser was a huge success! Thank you so much […]

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October 24, 2021

12 DRINKING DOG & CO. CUSTOM CANDLES with YOUR PETS FACE on them! Valued at $336 – WOW! (These make […]

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‘Name Our Kittens’ Fundraiser!

October 11, 2021

Congratulations to our WINNER! Isabelle Romanuik  (6 years old) THANK YOU to everyone who entered our fundraiser! Shay Kingsbury Lynne […]

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WAG’s Tribute to Tobias

June 27, 2021

WWW.HOLLOWTREE.CA WAG would like to honor the memory and legacy of Hollow Tree creator, animal advocate, WAG-supporter, and friend, Tobias […]

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Spring Fling Photo Contest 2021

May 4, 2021


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Tito’s Vodka

April 26, 2021

Tito’s, Vodka for Dog People! Tito’s Handmade Vodka is produced in Austin at Texas’ oldest legal distillery and is dedicated […]

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WAG’S Month of LOVE Online Auction!

February 12, 2021

Just like everything else these days, our annual Month of Love is going to look a little bit different this […]

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December 1, 2020

WAG -AGM November 2, 2022 at 6 pm Virtual Meeting Via Zoom   Email Facebook Twitter

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November 28, 2020

WAG has the chance to raise $20,000! The owners of local favourite eateries Mogul’s Coffee House and Zog’s Whistler  have […]

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Poinsettia Fundraiser for WAG

November 22, 2020

Choose from a variety of colors and sizes! All orders will be ready for PICK UP on December 2nd, location […]

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September 28, 2020

WAG has been honored to be invited to participate in Inktober by Jane Chiang and Drawn to Doggos as she […]

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SPIN TO WIN September!

August 22, 2020

We are excited to announce a NEW fundraiser: SPIN TO WIN SEPTEMEBER!   Each Saturday during September, we will be […]

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Lola’s 2nd WAG-Iversary

August 16, 2020

Happy 2nd WAG-iversary, Lola! WAG staff hosted a little party in honor of our special girl! Lola has been at […]

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Raising Dough for WAG!

July 19, 2020

JULY 30TH, 2020 Creekbread Fundraiser YOU’RE INVITED! Raising Dough for WAG is BACK at Creekbread ! Join us on July 30th […]

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Chill Out For WAG!

July 14, 2020

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Name Our Kittens!

July 7, 2020

BORN JULY 5, 2020 When Jade was surrendered to WAG, she was keeping a little secret! FOUR little secrets actually 😛 They […]

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May 12, 2020

Mady Krimele is a textiles artist from Pemberton, BC, who specializes in indigo dyeing and hand sewing. For the past […]

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Giving Tuesday 2020

May 4, 2020

TOMORROW! Help us celebrate #givingtuesday by joining us LIVE to interview some of our local wag celebrities, like Lola and […]

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FUN-raiser Fridays!

April 19, 2020

THANK YOU! We raised $650 for our animals thanks to Man About Town Entertainment and YOU!! Friday April 24, 2020 […]

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Paint Your Pet!

March 30, 2020

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS! Gayle Stephens, “Ollie” Cathy Christiansen, “Abby” Ellie Hargrave-Smith “Sunny” Alison Van Gruen, “Rocky & Cariboo” Stacey […]

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WAG’s Month of Love 2020!

January 18, 2020

We are so excited for another month of love for our shelter animals this February. For an entire month, we […]

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Pet Photos with Santa 2019

November 19, 2019

A huge thank you to everyone who made this year’s Pet Photos with Santa a huge success! Special thanks to: […]

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WAG’s Howl-oween Photo Booth

October 12, 2019

Raising funds are awareness for our Critical Care program! Join us on October 19th for a ‘Howl-oween’ Photo Booth at […]

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September 5, 2019

A big thank you to @michaelacphotography for the amazing event photos! TICKETS ARE NOW BY DONATION! $10 MIN! BUY TICKETS! […]

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Dog Day at the Alpine Cafe

August 4, 2019

$960 raised for WAG – WOW! The Dog Day fundraiser for WAG at the Alpine Cafe in July was a […]

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Spring Fling Photo Winners

July 29, 2019

This was by far, the hardest year we have ever had to judge!  With so many amazing entries, you guys […]

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Dog Jog 2019 Wrap Up!

June 9, 2019

Thank you to our participants, volunteers, and sponsors! Email Facebook Twitter

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Dog Jog 2019!

June 2, 2019

Whistler Half Marathon’s Dog Jog 2019 Join us for the Whistler Dog Jog. This fun run is proud to be […]

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Spring Fling Photo Contest 2019

April 28, 2019

How does YOUR pet do Spring?! We are excited to announce the return of our WAG calendar for 2020 and […]

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Dog Day 2019

March 10, 2019

DOG DAY 2019 Thank you to all the supporters and sponsors of this event, and a special thank you to […]

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January 10, 2019

Help WAG reach a minimum order of $400, and we will receive 25% of the profits! You can order and […]

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WAG’s Month of Love is back!

January 6, 2019

We are so excited for another month of love for our shelter animals this February. For an entire month, we […]

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Pet Photos with Santa 2018

November 18, 2018

Thank You for another great event! Santa’s visit to the cats and dogs of Whistler was a huge success! A […]

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K9 Wine & Dine; A Night in Vegas Wrap Up!

October 19, 2018

October 13, 2018 What a night! WAG would like to express our deepest gratitude to those who supported the 16th […]

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Putting for Puppies!

August 30, 2018

Hosted by Moe Joe’s Nightclub and A Case of the Monday’s! Email Facebook Twitter

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A Night in Vegas! K9 Wine & Dine 2018

July 21, 2018

SATURDAY OCTOBER 13th, 2018 This has been a very expenive year for WAG… We have taken in more than 11 […]

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WAG’s Canada Day Raffle

June 18, 2018

Featuring a yummy gift basket filled with (almost!) all Canadian products, highlighting the Almighty Canadian CAESAR! Basket Includes: -750 mls […]

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Dog Jog Whistler, Supporting WAG!

April 17, 2018

Sunday June 3rd, 2018 The Whistler Half Marathon is adding a dog jog to the weekend! Dog Jog Whistler is […]

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April 13, 2018: Friday the 13th Flash Sale!

March 27, 2018

April 13th, 2018 At Pins and Needles Tattoo Studio, Whistler! Friday the 13th Flash Sale ($66) & Raffle for a […]

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April 3rd, 2018: Reiki Share (Donation Based)

March 27, 2018

April 3rd, 2018 Open to Reiki Level 1, 2, 3 (master practitioner), and Master Teachers. A supportive space and community […]

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The Month of May: Spring Fling Photo Contest!

March 13, 2018

How does YOUR pet do Spring?! During the Month of May, snap a photo of your cat or dog enjoying […]

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Dog Day at Olympic Park

March 5, 2018

SATURDAY, MARCH 10th 2018 A special day for our four-legged friends! Connect with your dog in the outdoors on Dog […]

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April 10th, 2018: Raising Dough for WAG!

February 17, 2018

April 10th – 5 pm to 9 pm: Join us for amazing Creekbread pizza and silent auction – all in […]

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Tap Takeover for WAG!

February 15, 2018

March 8th, 2018 Join us for the Tap Takeover event at the Fitzsimmons Pub on March 8th! .50 cents from […]

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WAG’s Easter Chocolate Fundraiser

February 14, 2018

Help WAG reach a minimum order of $400, and we will receive 25% of the profits! You can order and pay online, and […]

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Pub Night at Milestones!

February 5, 2018


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WAG’s Month Of Love is Back!

January 21, 2018

That’s a wrap! Thank you to everyone who helped fill this past month with LOVE! Special thank you to: A […]

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Rescue Ale WAG Party – All Dogs Welcome!

January 21, 2018

THANK YOU! What an amazing night! Thank you to the Whistler Brewing Co. for including us in this unique Rescue […]

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WIN Whistler Pride SNOWBALL26 Tickets!

January 8, 2018

WAG’s Critical Care Fund saved Bruno’s life. WAG would have had to turn Bruno away and with no one to […]

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Pet Photos with Santa!

December 12, 2017

Pet Photos with Santa 2017! Thank you to everyone who took the time to attend Pet Photos with Santa and […]

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Help Give WAG a Christmas

November 29, 2017

“Santa visits animal shelters too, right?!” Interactive Cat Items Interactive Cat Toys keep our indoor cats mentally and physically stimulated! […]

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k9 Wine & Dine 2017 Wrap Up!

October 24, 2017

What an unforgettable night! WAG would like to express our deepest gratitude to those who supported the 15th Annual K9 […]

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Get Inked!

May 30, 2017

We hope you took this amazing opportunity to Get Inked for WAG at the Whistler Tattoo Company because this awesome […]

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WAG’s Easter Chocolate Fundraiser

May 30, 2017

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in WAG’s Easter Chocolate Fundraiser! Because of you WAG raised $387.31!! Your delicious Purdy’s […]

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Asher’s Fundraiser

April 30, 2017

ASHER’S FUNDRAISER Thank you to everyone who participated in Asher’s Fundraiser! We reached 28% of our fundraising goal – woohoo! […]

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WAG’s Spring Fling Photo Contest

March 30, 2017

And that’s a wrap! WAG’s Spring Fling Photo Contest is now closed. Everyone who participated helped raise $690 for the […]

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February is our Month of LOVE!

February 12, 2017

SMOOCH A POOCH or KISS A KITTY! Each Saturday for the month of February, come on down to WAG! For […]

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WAG’s 2017 Month of Love Kissing Booth!

February 11, 2017

So many WAG supporters have stopped in at the shelter to get their photo taken kissing a kitty or smooching […]

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Pet Photos with Santa 2016- Happy Howlidays!

December 15, 2016

WAG’s annual fundraiser, Pet Photos with Santa, was a great success! We had 97 dogs and 2 cats come out to […]

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Another amazing year at our 14th Annual K9 Wine and Dine Gala!

October 21, 2016

WAG would like to recognize and express our gratitude to everyone who made our 14th annual K9 Wine & Dine […]

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Whistler-Minster Dog Show Recap!

August 19, 2016

To all of our amazing sponsors and supporters, thank you so much for participating in the 2nd Annual Whistler Minster […]

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2nd Annual Whistler Minster Dog Day and Show

August 13, 2016

Sea to Sky Dogs! Join us on Tuesday, August 16th for 3 hours of fun on the patio at Table […]

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WAG’s Charity Challenge 2016!

June 17, 2016

THANK YOU! WAG wishes to recognize and express its gratitude to everyone who braved the weather and helped make our […]

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Our Earth Day Scavenger Hunt was out of this world!

April 25, 2016

What a fantastically fun event! The rain held off and allowed our supporters to complete their tasks, photo ops, and […]

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Creekbread was a huge success!

February 6, 2016

Raising Dough for Arthur was a huge success! What an amazing night! We cannot believe the amount of support that was […]

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Barney’s WAG-iversary Thank You!

December 21, 2015

Thank you so much to everyone who came out and made Barney’s Wag-iversary so special! We were blown away by […]

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Another great year with Pets and Santa!

November 30, 2015

WAG’s annual fundraiser, Pet Photos with Santa, was another success! So many pups came out to tell Santa their secret […]

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13th K9 Wine & Dine: What an amazing success!

October 9, 2015

What an amazing event!  Our 13th annual K9 Wine & Dine Fundraising Gala was a huge success. With over 200 […]

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WAG’s first Charity Challenge was a great success!

July 14, 2015

What an amazing first year for WAG’s new summer fundraiser – the Charity Challenge! Our rain dancing worked, and with […]

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Thank You!

March 22, 2015

The second installment of our “Save Our Tails” pub night at the Longhorn Saloon took place last Friday night, and […]

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Thank you Santa!

December 18, 2014

Santa Clause himself lent some time to WAG for our annual Photos with Santa fundraiser! It was a great success….special thanks […]

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Hoop Love Whistler loves WAG!

November 13, 2014

  Join Toni Smith and Nolita Ananda in a fun, unique and dynamic hula-hoop event!Located in the stunning ishkin room […]

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Thank you from WAG! K9 Wine & Dine 2014

October 31, 2014

WAG would like to extend our deepest thanks to the many people and organizations that supported us is this year’s […]

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Woof Weekend and K9 Wine & Dine 2014!

September 10, 2014

The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler is pleased to invite you and your dog to enjoy a weekend of invigorating […]

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WAG and Pan Pacific Whistler present ‘Dog Days of Summer!’

July 11, 2014

  Join us on August 23rd for an amazing new summer fundraiser!  We will have a BBQ, bake sale, dog […]

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Thank You Creekbread!

May 15, 2014

Thank you Creekbread and everyone who came out and supported WAG at our pizza fundraiser! We had an amazing night […]

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Thank You Whistler Day Spa!

April 20, 2014

  The Whistler Day Spa hosted ‘Wax for WAG” this past month, and it was a great success, raising some much needed […]

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Pizza for WAG!

April 17, 2014

Creekbread is hosting a fundraiser night for WAG! A portion of each pizza sold that night will go to the […]

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Pet Photos with Santa!

December 14, 2013

Join us for WAG’s annual fundraiser, Pet Photos with Santa!   Finally…a legitimate reason to dress up your dog in reindeer […]

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K9 Wine & Dine 2013

September 14, 2013

K9 Wine & Dine is WAG’s biggest fundraiser of the year. It promises to be a night filled with fun […]

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