A Shelter Full of Hope and Promise

Past Events



Pet Photos with Santa

Pet Photo’s with Santa are in! Thanks to everyone who came out and supported WAG. It was so nice to see so many familiar faces and WAG Alumni. Thanks to all your donations we raised a total of $2383.60. The event was such an amazing success and since it is a part of our Matching […]




The results from our 2022 Matching Campaign are in…….. We are very excited to report that we raised $35,700 during the month of December and with Whistler’s Mogul’s Coffee House & Zogs Dogs $20,000 matching donation we raised a total of $55,700 Massive thank you to Moguls Coffee House and Zogs Dogs for their ongoing […]



Whistler Pride 2022

WAG had a great day repping our shelter at the Whistler Pride & Ski Festival and the Charity Ski Race… Thank you for supporting us and Pride! RACE TO RAISE MONEY FOR CHARITY!!! Test your speed and try guessing your speed in a friendly race that raises funds for WAG! Show us your skiing or […]



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

A Fundraiser hosted by the Raven Room and Tito’s Vodka to celebrate Betty White‘s 100th birthday. 2021 ended on a sad note when the world learned of the passing of Betty White, a Hollywood legend and former star of the hit show, The Golden Girls. She was 99 years old and passed away shortly before […]



Pet Photos with Santa 2021

CLICK HERE FOR THE PHOTOS! Our 2021 Pet Photos with Santa fundraiser was a huge success! Thank you so much to everyone who came, and to our incredible staff and volunteers. Santa said it was his favorite stop of the holiday! A special thank you to our Holiday Matching Campaign and Santa Photos sponsors: We […]




12 DRINKING DOG & CO. CUSTOM CANDLES with YOUR PETS FACE on them! Valued at $336 – WOW! (These make perfect Christmas gifts!) -Donate $5 to WAG by e-transfer to [email protected]. (provide your name and number in the message!) -Follow @drinkingdogco on Instagram or follow Drinking Dog & Co. on Facebook. The winner will be […]



‘Name Our Kittens’ Fundraiser!

Congratulations to our WINNER! Isabelle Romanuik  (6 years old) THANK YOU to everyone who entered our fundraiser! Shay Kingsbury Lynne Boles Lauren Fedchuk Paisley W Beefy Bruce Sandi Felius GS McMillan HOLDINGS Canadian tire Squamish Mrs. Montie and Mrs. Teryle’s Kindergarten/Grade 1 Class at Signal Hill wants to help WAG’s kittens! “Thank you WAG for […]



WAG’s Tribute to Tobias

WWW.HOLLOWTREE.CA WAG would like to honor the memory and legacy of Hollow Tree creator, animal advocate, WAG-supporter, and friend, Tobias Douglas by building and installing a memorial bench and plaque for our outdoor dog run. It was very important to WAG to honor her in some way at the shelter, as she has been so […]



Spring Fling Photo Contest 2021

THANK YOU TO ALL OUR PARTICIPANTS! WHAT A DIFFICULT YEAR FOR OUR JUDGES AND CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS! Click HERE to check out this years entries! Back by popular demand, it’s WAG’s Spring Fling Photo Contest! Take a picture of your cat or dog enjoying themselves on a Spring adventure, enter our photo contest, and […]



Tito’s Vodka

Tito’s, Vodka for Dog People! Tito’s Handmade Vodka is produced in Austin at Texas’ oldest legal distillery and is dedicated to helping pets in need through a variety of ways. WAG is honored to be part of their fundraising initiatives! EmailFacebookTwitter


WAG’S Month of LOVE Online Auction!

Just like everything else these days, our annual Month of Love is going to look a little bit different this year! We will be launching an ONLINE SILENT AUCTION starting February 14th! START BIDDING! THANK YOU TO ALL OUR DONORS: First Mate Pet Foods Lovecraft Collective Meghan Wastle Spicy Girls Hot Sauce Bandanas By Denise […]




WAG -AGM November 2, 2022 at 6 pm Virtual Meeting Via Zoom   EmailFacebookTwitter



WAG has the chance to raise $20,000! The owners of local favourite eateries Mogul’s Coffee House and Zog’s Whistler  have stepped up to help by MATCHING EVERY DOLLAR DONATED TO WAG (up to $10,000!) starting DECEMBER 1st! Donate Today! EmailFacebookTwitter



Poinsettia Fundraiser for WAG

Choose from a variety of colors and sizes! All orders will be ready for PICK UP on December 2nd, location will be in Whistler. All proceeds will be donated to WAG. Thank you to Blackcomb Creative for hosting this fundraiser for us!     ORDER MY POINSETTIA! EmailFacebookTwitter




WAG has been honored to be invited to participate in Inktober by Jane Chiang and Drawn to Doggos as she accepts the challenge to draw EVERY DAY during the month of October! She has offered to give back to WAG in the form of weekly draws so you can support WAG AND have a chance […]



SPIN TO WIN September!

We are excited to announce a NEW fundraiser: SPIN TO WIN SEPTEMEBER!   Each Saturday during September, we will be spinning LIVE for your chance to WIN one of our weekly prizes! You can purchase spots on the wheel for $5 and then tune in to our LIVE SPINS to see if you have WON! […]


Lola’s 2nd WAG-Iversary

Happy 2nd WAG-iversary, Lola! WAG staff hosted a little party in honor of our special girl! Lola has been at WAG two very long years…She was originally brought to WAG in an RCMP seizure when her owners were arrested in Whistler, and they never came back to get her. She was extremely traumatized during that […]



Raising Dough for WAG!

JULY 30TH, 2020 Creekbread Fundraiser YOU’RE INVITED! Raising Dough for WAG is BACK at Creekbread ! Join us on July 30th from 3pm to 8pm for a night of delicious food and raising dough for a great cause… A portion of every pizza sold will be donated to WAG! Also, participate in our online silent auction! […]



Chill Out For WAG!




Name Our Kittens!

BORN JULY 5, 2020 When Jade was surrendered to WAG, she was keeping a little secret! FOUR little secrets actually 😛 They were born at WAG on July 5, 2020, and now we need your help choosing names <3 For every name entry, your $10 will be donated DIRECTLY to the care of these new babies, including vaccinations, […]




Mady Krimele is a textiles artist from Pemberton, BC, who specializes in indigo dyeing and hand sewing. For the past 4 years she has been experimenting with unconventional quilting. By not following any traditional patterns Mady follows her instincts by playing with rough sized scrap materials. Her designs are simple yet more complicated than they […]



Giving Tuesday 2020

TOMORROW! Help us celebrate #givingtuesday by joining us LIVE to interview some of our local wag celebrities, like Lola and Marvin, Sunny and Stella! Ask your questions and learn about the shelter, our animals, and what makes us so special. Also featuring a tour of the shelter and outdoor runs- all hosted by the talented […]



FUN-raiser Fridays!

THANK YOU! We raised $650 for our animals thanks to Man About Town Entertainment and YOU!! Friday April 24, 2020 Introducing a (virtual) fundraiser in support of @whistlerwag! Join us on Friday, April 24th at 3 PM PST where @manabouttownent will be hosting a live DJ stream with 100% of funds collected directly benefiting the […]



Paint Your Pet!

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS! Gayle Stephens, “Ollie” Cathy Christiansen, “Abby” Ellie Hargrave-Smith “Sunny” Alison Van Gruen, “Rocky & Cariboo” Stacey Taylor, “Nova” Leslie Glaysher, “Brodie” THE RUNNERS UP BECAUSE YOU ARE ALL WINNERS! Amanda Kent, “Marv” Anna Desmore, “Leeloo” Ben Keating, “Pluto” Cathy Christiansen, “Picabo” Ellie Hargrave-Smith “Marvin” Imogen Osbourne, “Sadie” Joanne Vlahovich, “Pine Cone […]



WAG’s Month of Love 2020!

We are so excited for another month of love for our shelter animals this February. For an entire month, we will have fun activities and fundraisers that you can participate in, with all proceeds directly benefiting our shelter animals: KISSES for KITTENS and SMOOCHES for POOCHES! This fun photo booth is back every Saturday at […]


Pet Photos with Santa 2019

A huge thank you to everyone who made this year’s Pet Photos with Santa a huge success! Special thanks to: Race & Co. LLP Law Firm Paw Wow Treats Bandanas By Denise Independent Grocer Starbucks, Crystal Lounge Hollow Tree Candles First Mate Pet Foods Our Santas! Our amazing WAG volunteers: Tieha McGee Mary Briggs Becks […]



WAG’s Howl-oween Photo Booth

Raising funds are awareness for our Critical Care program! Join us on October 19th for a ‘Howl-oween’ Photo Booth at WAG! Raising funds and awareness for our Critical Care Program and our current cases, like Doug, Juno, Kika, and Frankenstein. For only $5 donation to their medical bills, you can have your photo taken with […]




A big thank you to @michaelacphotography for the amazing event photos! TICKETS ARE NOW BY DONATION! $10 MIN! BUY TICKETS! Announcing WAG’S HALLOWEEN HOWL! A fundraising event for the Whistler Animal Shelter! Featuring: Jenna Mae and The Groove Section Combat Dolphins DJ Nat Morel Sounds of Stache! The night will also pit local hot spots […]



Dog Day at the Alpine Cafe

$960 raised for WAG – WOW! The Dog Day fundraiser for WAG at the Alpine Cafe in July was a huge success! With amazing music, great food, games, and pupcakes, the day was amazing and the weather was perfect. Thanks to the amazing community, Dog Days at the Alpine Cafe raised $960 for our Critical […]



Spring Fling Photo Winners

This was by far, the hardest year we have ever had to judge!  With so many amazing entries, you guys left the judges stumped BUT since it was a contest, we were forced to choose the following winners (with a few additional runners up and extra honorable mentions!): COVER WINNER: Uma! COVER RUNNERS UP: Buster […]



Dog Jog 2019 Wrap Up!

Thank you to our participants, volunteers, and sponsors! EmailFacebookTwitter



Dog Jog 2019!

Whistler Half Marathon’s Dog Jog 2019 Join us for the Whistler Dog Jog. This fun run is proud to be part of the Whistler Half Marathon weekend and is a tribute to our four-legged friends. Offering a 4.5km or 2.5km course option, the Dog Jog can be done as a run, or a walk with […]



Spring Fling Photo Contest 2019

How does YOUR pet do Spring?! We are excited to announce the return of our WAG calendar for 2020 and this is your chance to be a part of it! Choose a photo that shows your cat or dog enjoying Spring – Have fun and get creative! HOW TO ENTER: Step 1: Make a minimum donation […]



Dog Day 2019

DOG DAY 2019 Thank you to all the supporters and sponsors of this event, and a special thank you to our hard-working volunteers – what an amazing day! EmailFacebookTwitter



Help WAG reach a minimum order of $400, and we will receive 25% of the profits! You can order and pay online, and then pick up your sweet treats at WAG starting on April 12th Follow the steps below to get started. ORDER DEADLINE: April 3rd, 2019 ORDER DELIVERY: April 12th, pick up at WAG! […]



WAG’s Month of Love is back!

We are so excited for another month of love for our shelter animals this February. For an entire month, we will have fun activities and fundraisers that you can participate in, with all proceeds directly benefitting our shelter animals. CREEKBREAD FUNDRAISER on FEBRUARY 12th! Join us for amazing Creekbread pizza and silent auction – all […]



Pet Photos with Santa 2018

Thank You for another great event! Santa’s visit to the cats and dogs of Whistler was a huge success! A very special thank you to Magic Mirror Photo Booth for the amazing service and great photos!   If you do not see your photo, or would like it removed from the website, CONTACT US! We […]


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

October 13, 2018 What a night! WAG would like to express our deepest gratitude to those who supported the 16th Annual K9 Wine and Dine; A Night in Vegas! We were humbled by the generosity we received from the people and businesses of the Sea to Sky Corridor community. This fundraiser means so much to […]



Putting for Puppies!

Hosted by Moe Joe’s Nightclub and A Case of the Monday’s! EmailFacebookTwitter



A Night in Vegas! K9 Wine & Dine 2018

SATURDAY OCTOBER 13th, 2018 This has been a very expenive year for WAG… We have taken in more than 11 Critical Care cases this year so far, and funds are running low! This fundraising event is the main source of annual funding for WAG’s operations – please support this great cause so we can continue to […]



WAG’s Canada Day Raffle

Featuring a yummy gift basket filled with (almost!) all Canadian products, highlighting the Almighty Canadian CAESAR! Basket Includes: -750 mls Smirnoff Vodka -2 bottles of Walter’s Craft Caesar Mix -Walter’s Caesar Rim -Fire Breathing Spicy Asparagus -McLaren’s Olives -The Funky Gourmet Party Beans -Old Dutch Red and White corn chips -Jules and Kent Classic Salsa […]



Dog Jog Whistler, Supporting WAG!

Sunday June 3rd, 2018 The Whistler Half Marathon is adding a dog jog to the weekend! Dog Jog Whistler is a fun event for you and your four legged friend. Join us for a great 4.5k or 2.5k route through Lost Lake Park with your favorite running or walking buddy. Dog Jog can be done as […]



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

April 13th, 2018 At Pins and Needles Tattoo Studio, Whistler! Friday the 13th Flash Sale ($66) & Raffle for a full day session with an artist of your choice, $1500 value! Partial Proceeds to WAG!   Check it out! EmailFacebookTwitter



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

April 3rd, 2018 Open to Reiki Level 1, 2, 3 (master practitioner), and Master Teachers. A supportive space and community to share and receive healing Reiki energy. 100% of proceeds collected will be donated to Whistler Animals Galore (Whistler’s animal shelter) Any donation is perfect, please give what you can. An accessible event for all […]



The Month of May: Spring Fling Photo Contest!

How does YOUR pet do Spring?! During the Month of May, snap a photo of your cat or dog enjoying Springtime and you could WIN! We are excited to announce the return of our WAG calendar for 2019 and this is your chance to be a part of it! Choose a photo that shows your […]



Dog Day at Olympic Park

SATURDAY, MARCH 10th 2018 A special day for our four-legged friends! Connect with your dog in the outdoors on Dog Day, Saturday, March 10th, 2018 One of the only areas with access to over 27 km of dog-friendly cross-country ski trails plus over 17 km of dog-friendly snowshoe trails both on and off-leash! On Saturday, March […]



April 10th, 2018: Raising Dough for WAG!

April 10th – 5 pm to 9 pm: Join us for amazing Creekbread pizza and silent auction – all in support of Whistler’s unique animal shelter! Partial Proceeds from all pizza sales and 100% of silent auction proceeds will be donated to WAG’s Critical and Compassionate Care Fund. Thank you for your support! Check out our […]



Tap Takeover for WAG!

March 8th, 2018 Join us for the Tap Takeover event at the Fitzsimmons Pub on March 8th! .50 cents from sleeves and flights of Parallel 49 Brewing and Vancouver Island Brewing product sold during this event will be donated to WAG! Raffle prizes available too – Don’t miss out! EmailFacebookTwitter



WAG’s Easter Chocolate Fundraiser

Help WAG reach a minimum order of $400, and we will receive 25% of the profits! You can order and pay online, and then pick up your sweet treats at WAG starting on March 26th.  Follow the steps below to get started. Order deadline is MARCH 14th! Step 1. On purdysgpp.com’s homepage, click on LOGIN OR REGISTER TO START. Step 2. […]



Pub Night at Milestones!




WAG’s Month Of Love is Back!

That’s a wrap! Thank you to everyone who helped fill this past month with LOVE! Special thank you to: A very special thank you to our supporting organizations: The Whistler Tattoo Company Milestone’s Whistler See Ya Later Ranch Winery  Hollow Tree Candles Jessie McNaught Photography And YOU!! Thank you for helping us spread the love!  […]



Rescue Ale WAG Party – All Dogs Welcome!

THANK YOU! What an amazing night! Thank you to the Whistler Brewing Co. for including us in this unique Rescue Ale campaign and hosting a party in honor of their amazing Rescue Session Ale and WAG – We were presented with a check for the proceeds that this special beer has brought in so far […]



WIN Whistler Pride SNOWBALL26 Tickets!

WAG’s Critical Care Fund saved Bruno’s life. WAG would have had to turn Bruno away and with no one to help him, he may have been euthanized. WAG needs to replenish our Critical Care Fund that saved Bruno’s life so that we can continue to say ‘Yes!’ to animals in medical distress in 2018. Donate and […]



Pet Photos with Santa!

Pet Photos with Santa 2017! Thank you to everyone who took the time to attend Pet Photos with Santa and support WAG! It was a day full of holiday cheer and good memories. A HUGE THANK YOU to the Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa for the perfect venue. Our supporters who donated silent auction items […]



Help Give WAG a Christmas

“Santa visits animal shelters too, right?!” Interactive Cat Items Interactive Cat Toys keep our indoor cats mentally and physically stimulated! This leads to happier, healthier cats and kittens  Freedom Harnesses Freedom Harnesses are very similar to Easy Walk Harnesses, but they allow for the option of a back clip and more adjustability for different body […]



k9 Wine & Dine 2017 Wrap Up!

What an unforgettable night! WAG would like to express our deepest gratitude to those who supported the 15th Annual K9 Wine and Dine Fundraising Gala! We were humbled by the generosity we received from the people and businesses of the Sea to Sky Corridor community. This fundraiser means so much to WAG and our supporters […]



Get Inked!

We hope you took this amazing opportunity to Get Inked for WAG at the Whistler Tattoo Company because this awesome campaign is officially over! Thank you to everyone who participated, and to Kelsey and Ryan and the whole Whistler Tattoo Company team for hosting this fun and unique experience. More thanks and totals raised, so […]



WAG’s Easter Chocolate Fundraiser

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in WAG’s Easter Chocolate Fundraiser! Because of you WAG raised $387.31!! Your delicious Purdy’s Chocolates will be ready for pick up starting April 7th – Just in time for Easter! Thank you for your support! EmailFacebookTwitter



Asher’s Fundraiser

ASHER’S FUNDRAISER Thank you to everyone who participated in Asher’s Fundraiser! We reached 28% of our fundraising goal – woohoo! 28% MY NAME IS ASHER! This is my story… I am a 12-year-old male kitty. I am now living at WAG, a not for profit animal shelter located in Whistler BC who rescues cats and […]



WAG’s Spring Fling Photo Contest

And that’s a wrap! WAG’s Spring Fling Photo Contest is now closed. Everyone who participated helped raise $690 for the shelter, thank you so much! Winners will be announced May 6th. Also, be sure to vote for your favorite photo for Peoples Choice Award! Contest photos can be found in the Spring Fling Photo Contest […]



February is our Month of LOVE!

SMOOCH A POOCH or KISS A KITTY! Each Saturday for the month of February, come on down to WAG! For a $5 donation, you can Smooch a Pooch or Kiss a Kitty and have your photo taken! (Subject to kissable animals:) CLICK HERE TO VIEW & DOWNLOAD YOUR PHOTOS! EVENT: “Baby, it’s COLD outside!” Creekbread Fundraiser! […]



WAG’s 2017 Month of Love Kissing Booth!

So many WAG supporters have stopped in at the shelter to get their photo taken kissing a kitty or smooching a pooch! If your photo is not up yet don’t worry it will be up soon! Thank you! EmailFacebookTwitter



Pet Photos with Santa 2016- Happy Howlidays!

WAG’s annual fundraiser, Pet Photos with Santa, was a great success! We had 97 dogs and 2 cats come out to get their howliday family photo and visit Santa! Many former WAG dogs were on site to say hello too! Thank you so much to everyone who participated, as well as our hosts, The Hilton Whistler […]



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

WAG would like to recognize and express our gratitude to everyone who made our 14th annual K9 Wine & Dine fundraising gala a huge success! We had another sold out year with over 250 people and 140 dogs attending. Our special thanks to: Our partner; The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler and Regine Brucks, Justine […]



Whistler-Minster Dog Show Recap!

To all of our amazing sponsors and supporters, thank you so much for participating in the 2nd Annual Whistler Minster Dog Day & Show at Nicklaus North Golf Course! What a great day.. with beautiful weather, amazing auction items, and lots of entertainment! The final results from the event are in!  We registered 26 dogs […]



2nd Annual Whistler Minster Dog Day and Show

Sea to Sky Dogs! Join us on Tuesday, August 16th for 3 hours of fun on the patio at Table Nineteen Lakeside Eatery! Sit at the table and enjoy homemade culinary treats with your owners before participating in a dog show on the putting green! THIS Tuesday! August 16th, 2-5PM Dog Show 2:30-4PM | Awards […]



WAG’s Charity Challenge 2016!

THANK YOU! WAG wishes to recognize and express its gratitude to everyone who braved the weather and helped make our 2nd annual WAG’s Charity Challenge fundraiser a success. Our special thanks to: The Resort Municipality of Whistler for providing our beautiful location at Lost Lake Park. Our Financial Sponsors: Dooshi; Sushi for Pets, Companion Herbals, […]



Our Earth Day Scavenger Hunt was out of this world!

What a fantastically fun event! The rain held off and allowed our supporters to complete their tasks, photo ops, and trivia questions… Thank you to our amazing teams! 1) The Pooper Scoopers: Cathy, Roger, Sonia, and Debbie2) The Tree Huggers: Kai, Hana, Sonya, Ciara, Jacqueline, and Peter3) Fluff Bunny: Hailey and Macoy4) The Cowgirls and […]


Creekbread was a huge success!

Raising Dough for Arthur was a huge success! What an amazing night! We cannot believe the amount of support that was shown for Arthur, our senior sweetheart, this past Tuesday at Creekbread restaurant, here in Whistler. We had so many amazing donations for our silent auction, and we cannot believe how quickly items were sold with […]



Barney’s WAG-iversary Thank You!

Thank you so much to everyone who came out and made Barney’s Wag-iversary so special! We were blown away by the love and generosity of this community for our special man… Barney would like to personally thank all his supporters! Roger Barbee Sara Manlove Cori Poole Alicia Amundson Monique Joyce Denise Wood Rosina Westenhafer Gabi […]



Another great year with Pets and Santa!

WAG’s annual fundraiser, Pet Photos with Santa, was another success! So many pups came out to tell Santa their secret wishes for the holiday, and enjoy a photo with their loving families. Many former WAG dogs were on site to say hello too! Thank you so much to everyone who participated, as well as our […]


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

What an amazing event!  Our 13th annual K9 Wine & Dine Fundraising Gala was a huge success. With over 200 guests and over 120 dogs attending, the event was a night to remember. From the “champagne” carpet walk, to the amazing food, to the huge silent auction, and beyond, this year will be hard to […]



WAG’s first Charity Challenge was a great success!

What an amazing first year for WAG’s new summer fundraiser – the Charity Challenge! Our rain dancing worked, and with Saturday came grey skies and a lot less smoke, allowing us to run our Charity Challenge Mini portion of the event: An approximate 1 km walk from the Passive House starting line to the event […]


Thank You!

The second installment of our “Save Our Tails” pub night at the Longhorn Saloon took place last Friday night, and was a great success! The final total of what was raised is still being calculated, but we would like to take this time to send massive thanks out to everyone involved and all our supporters: […]



Thank you Santa!

Santa Clause himself lent some time to WAG for our annual Photos with Santa fundraiser! It was a great success….special thanks to the Hilton for hosting and Coast Mountain Photography for some great photos. Thank you to everyone who came out and participated! Check out some of the photos here! EmailFacebookTwitter



Hoop Love Whistler loves WAG!

  Join Toni Smith and Nolita Ananda in a fun, unique and dynamic hula-hoop event!Located in the stunning ishkin room at the Squamish Lil’wat Center, we are spreading the fun and exuberance of hoopdance with the Whistler Community.Open to everyone, we are offering workshops, hoopjams and a performance showcase. If you’re a total beginner hooper […]



Thank you from WAG! K9 Wine & Dine 2014

WAG would like to extend our deepest thanks to the many people and organizations that supported us is this year’s K9 Wine & Dine fundraising event during Woof Weekend at the Westin Resort and Spa, Whistler. With all proceeds benefitting this special animal shelter, we are happy to announce that thank to your support, we […]



Woof Weekend and K9 Wine & Dine 2014!

The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler is pleased to invite you and your dog to enjoy a weekend of invigorating activities and restful nights benefitting WAG! Woof Weekend, taking place Oct. 17-19, includes three days of special activities created especially for you and your four-legged friend, including WAG’s annual K9 Wine & Dine. Visit our […]



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

  Join us on August 23rd for an amazing new summer fundraiser!  We will have a BBQ, bake sale, dog grooming, booths, games, raffles, and more!  Bring your family (and that includes your dog!) down for a day of summer fun, all while supporting the best shelter around. August 23rd, 2014 11am – 4pm See […]



Thank You Creekbread!

Thank you Creekbread and everyone who came out and supported WAG at our pizza fundraiser! We had an amazing night of fabulous music by Josh Bailey (thank you Josh!) delicious pizza, and some amazing raffle prizes too! Thank you so much to the staff of Creekbread, our wonderful WAG volunteers – Birte, Stacey, Katie, and […]



Thank You Whistler Day Spa!

  The Whistler Day Spa hosted ‘Wax for WAG” this past month, and it was a great success, raising some much needed bones for the special animals of WAG!  Thank you so much to owner, Stacey Gaff, and all the staff and patrons of the Whistler Day Spa. Now bring on Summer! EmailFacebookTwitter



Pizza for WAG!

Creekbread is hosting a fundraiser night for WAG! A portion of each pizza sold that night will go to the needy cats and dogs of WAG. There will also be great prizes, a hand-made WAG mural, and special musical guest: Josh Bailey! Join us… May 13th, 2014 Creekbread – 2021 Karen Crescent, Whistler, BC Come hungry […]


Pet Photos with Santa!

Join us for WAG’s annual fundraiser, Pet Photos with Santa!   Finally…a legitimate reason to dress up your dog in reindeer antlers… Dogs, family, and friends are invited to join us on December 14th for Photos with Santa at the Hilton, Whistler Resort and Spa!  Photography will be provided by Mike Crane Photography and only $15 […]


K9 Wine & Dine 2013

K9 Wine & Dine is WAG’s biggest fundraiser of the year. It promises to be a night filled with fun and entertainment. Now at the Four Seasons Resort in Whistler, dogs will enjoy a canine celebration like no other. There will be a 3-course dinner for dogs and a large buffet spread for their humans. […]



WAG’s Annual Dog Wash Fundraiser will be held on Saturday July 20th, 2013 from 11 AM to 3 PM. Don’t miss it! There will be a dog wash, of course, as well as a BBQ and bake sale with lots of yummy goodies… WAG’s Annual Dog Wash Fundraiser will be held on Saturday July 20th, […]


WAG’s Charity Golf Fundraiser

Join us on Sunday, June 16, 2013 for the first ever WAG Charity Golf Tournement!  A great day of relaxation and fun, with all proceeds going to WAG, Whistler’s animal shelter. Celebrate Father’s Day with WAG’s first Charity Golf Fundraiser! Held at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club, a prestigious par 72 course offering a […]


Dogfest (WAG at WSSF)

It’s a dog’s world. In Whistler, this rings especially true, and we love it. For years, Whistler doggies and their owners have turned out in droves to celebrate the doggone greatness of canines of all sizes and stripes at Dogfest.   Canine Incredibles will be hosting a show! Village Center, Noon (Sat Apr 20th). There […]


WAG Launches New Youth Volunteer Position

WAG has just completed the pilot project for our new youth volunteer program. We would like to thank our two participants, Colin Faiella and Sadye Hill-Auld. We will now launch the program March 24th. Read the article on the new program here from the Pique Newsmagazine, and check out our website for full position details […]


Whistler Blackcomb Doggy Ski Passes

Available Now! Only in Whistler can you and your dog get a ski pass! Cost $20 ($15 goes straight to WAG and the care of our animals.) How to get one? Visit Whistler Blackcomb Guest Relations all year long for all the details, and to get your dog their very own ski pass unique to […]


Whistler Ski & Snowboard Festival

Save the date! WAG is proud to participate in the Whistler Ski and Snowboard Festival (WSSF). WAG will be hosting a booth, so come on down and visit us. The booth will be set-up on April 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21. Ask us about volunteer opportunities to work this program. EmailFacebookTwitter


Must Love Dogs!

(¯`♥´¯) .•*¨`*♥¸.♥•*`*•.¸. ´*.¸.•´WAG is proud to announce our brand new February fundraiser “Must Love Dogs”! Join other dog-lovers at Moe Joes in Whistler for a night of yummy cocktails, fun games, amazing prizes, and maybe even a little romance! The best part?  Your pup is invited too!  Couples are also welcome! Held on Valentines day, Feb.14, 2013 from 7pm-10pm, […]


Giving a Gift this Season that Helps the Animals

This holiday season give the gift of love. WAG is offering four different fun holiday gifts that will be wonderful to receive whether you are a pet or a person! When you give the gift of WAG you help the animals and you give a fantastic gift. Available November 26 through to the end of […]


Pet Photos with Santa!

Your furry-family members have wish-lists too!  Bring them to meet Santa, remember the moment with a photo, and support WAG all at the same time!  What could be better?! WHERE: The Whistler Conference Centre WHEN: December 22- 23, 1pm to 5pm. For only $10 (minimum donation, ALL proceeds go to WAG), you can cherish the […]


Volunteer Fair

Join us at the Volunteer Fair to find out volunteer opportunities at WAG. Find out more about helping with shelter operations and animal care or choose to volunteer with our regular events, there are many ways to help the animals. Whether you are new to Whistler and looking to meet new people in the community […]


CRUSH Silent Auction at Cornucopia!

WAG is pleased to announce that we will be the official charity of the renowned food and wine tasting event in Whistler; Cornucopia! http://whistlercornucopia.com/ The signature event is CRUSH, a wine tasting, which will also feature a silent auction with all proceeds going to WAG and the Critical Care Fund, providing much needed medical care […]


10th Annual K9 Wine & Dine

On September 29th, 2012, Whistler Animals Galore Society is hosting their 10th annual fundraiser, K9 Wine and Dine and Charity Auction in Whistler. The event is extremely popular, attracting people from Vancouver, Squamish, Whistler and Pemberton, and receives excitement from press and radio within the sea to sky corridor! Presented in part by the North Shore […]


WAG & GranFondo Whistler

The GranFondo Whistler is a mass participation cycling event  that is a race from Vancouver to Whistler for a totally of 122 Km. This is a self-set pace for recreational to advanced riders. This race is designed for a large number of cyclists at a variety of skill levels – everyone from the competitive cyclist to […]


WAG & Feast in the Mountains

The Whistler Animal Shelter, WAG, is please to be the charitable recipient of the Feast in the Mountains. Feast in the Mountains in in Whistler on August 24 and 25. Feast in the Mountains showcases BC’s culinary bounty by transforming Whistler’s Rebagliati Park into a roaming gourmet sampling of local foods prepared by Whistler’s best […]


WAG Wanderlust Beer Garden

Wanderlust will be happening in Whistler from August 23 – August 26, 2012. The Whistler Animal Shelter, WAG, is pleased to be the recipient of the Wanderlust charitable beer garden. Wanderlust is a one-of-a-kind festival bringing together the world’s leading yoga teachers, top musical acts and DJs, renowned speakers, top chefs and winemakers, and much, […]


WAG & Animal Nation Kickoff Crankworx

Animal Nation and the Longhorn Saloon in Whistler Village are teaming up with WAG, Whistler Animal Shelter, to help kick off Crankworx with a live concert. Crankworx  in Whistler BC makes its annual transformation into the Colosseum of freeride mountain biking. In a stadium of dirt sculpted out of raw mountain, a hedonic convergence of […]