Holiday Pet Photos in Calgary

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Christmas Pet Photo Events in Calgary


Looking for a place to get holiday pet photos in Calgary taken? Look no further! We’ve compiled a list of Calgary locations where you can get your pet’s Christmas photos taken with and without Santa at various location across the city. Many events benefit local rescue groups! Know of a Christmas pet photo event in Calgary that isn’t listed? Let us know in the comments below so we can add it!


CB Rescue Foundation

When: November 18, 2017

Where: New Brighton SE, Calgary, AB

Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

$20 minimum donation for a photo with Santa and all proceeds go to CB Rescue Foundation. Please email or call/text 403-305-9796 to RSVP and get directions.

Pet Valu Heritage

When: November 18, 2017

Where: Pet Valu Heritage – 8835 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, AB

Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cost for photos is $20 and a portion of the proceeds benefit the Boston Terrier Rescue of Canada.

Downward Dog Grooming

When: November 19th, 2017

Where: Downward Dog Grooming – 25 Main St N #6, Airdrie, AB

Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am for reactive dogs, 11-:00 am – 3:00 open to all

Minimum $15 donation includes Professional Photo by Wildwood Photography and a Digital copy. First Come first Serve Pets must be secured and on a leash or in a carrier. No reptiles or birds, please.

Waggin’ Tails Daycare & Grooming

When: Sunday, November 20th, 2017

Where: Waggin’ Tails Daycare & Grooming 546 – 42nd Avenue SE Calgary AB

Time: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

HeARTs Speak photographer, Theresa Swain will be on hand to take your pet’s photo. Sorry, no Santa this year – most dogs find him too scary! Drop-in photos are $20 for one digital file that will be emailed to you. Register online or drop in on November 20th

Pawsitive Match Animal Rescue

When: November 25th, 2017

Where: Royal Oak Pet Valu – Unit 162 8888 Country Hills Blvd N.W., Calgary, Ab

Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

$10 minimum donation for a photo of your dog with Santa. A digital photo of your dog will be emailed by our volunteer photographer after the event! Photos are first come, first served and all proceeds go towards Pawsitive Match Rescue Foundation. There will also have free refreshments, raffles, and giveaways!



High Tails Pet Resort

When: November 25 & 26, 2017

Where: 261176 Range Rd 290, Calgary, AB T3S

Time: By appointment only. Please call (403) 226-0036 ext.3 or email

Families and multiple pets welcome. Cost is $24.95 for sitting and includes a digital copy of your photo. Proceeds benefit the Cochrane Humane society and appointments are required.

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PetValu Deer Valley

When: November 25 & 26, 2017

Where: PetValu – 1221 Canyon Meadows Drive SE

Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bring your BFF (Best Furry Friend) down to Pet Valu Calgary on November 25 and 26 from 11 am to 4 pm each day to have their photo taken with Santa. The cost is a donation to ARTS Senior Animal Rescue.

TailBlazers Panorama

When: November 25, 2017

Where: TailBlazers Panorama – 32 Panatella Blvd NW, Calgary, AB

Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

$20 gets you a digital photo of your pet with Santa by Two LIttle Bells Photography, a fab goodie bag, treats, and you’re helping us help Heaven Can Wait! Book your spot by calling

Pisces Pet Emporium

When: November 25 & 26, 2017 11am – 3pm

Where: Pisces Pets – 4921 Skyline Way NE, Calgary, AB

Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come on in with your pet and have your photo taken with Santa! Bring one non-perishable food item for donation to the Calgary Food Bank and receive a free picture! Additional photo packages will be available to order.

Focused Fido at Dogaholics

When: November 26th, 2017

Where: Dogaholics Daycare – Bay D, 2020 32nd Ave NE Calgary, AB

Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Portrait Sessions are $20 and include up to 15 minutes of photos and one digital photo. 25% will be donated to Fur-Ever Homes Rescue. Please make sure to bring your dog(s) on a leash. Walk-ins are welcome, but we do encourage you to book a time. Please be aware, if you are walking in, you may be asked to wait as our booked sessions will have priority.

Pet Value Shawnessy

When: November 26, 2017

Where: Pet Valu Shawnessy – 208 70 Shawville Blvd. SE, Calgary, AB

Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Furever Reflections Pet Photography will be onsite taking photos for $20 with Santa. A portion of the proceeds go towards Boston Terrier Rescue of Canada

Howliday Party at Black Collar Society

When: November 29th, 2017

Where: Black Collar Society – 3644 Manchester Road SE, Calgary, AB

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

$25 includes professional holiday photo shoots with your family and your dogs are included in the ticket price courtesy of Studio Lumen! “Puppacinos” and complimentary beverages will also be served and we encourage you to dress up your pups in their favourite ugly Christmas sweaters!


Calgary Humane Society – Christmas Party for the Animals

When: December 2, 2017

Where: Calgary Humane Society – 4455 110 Ave SE, Calgary, AB

Time: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

There will be holiday photos, Santa, the Holidays Adoption Event and your chance to Stuff-a-Pooch Pad with donations to support the animals. There’s also a doggy treat decoration station, bake sale, arts and crafts, gingerbread houses and more.

Sleep Rover Christmas Market

When: December 3rd, 2017

Where: Sleep Rover – 645-37th Avenue NE, Calgary, AB

Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come join us as we celebrate the howlidays with amazing products by your local vendors. Santa Paws photos Local Rescue Doggo’s ready for some loving from Heaven Can Wait Animal Rescue FoundationSaving Grace Animal Sanctuary – Canada & Prairie Pitbull Rescue


When: December 9th, 2017

Where: PawHaus – #162, 5334 72 Ave. SE, Calgary, AB

Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Furever Reflections Pet Photography will be onsite taking photos for $20 with Santa. A portion of the proceeds go towards animal rescue organizations.

Doodle Dogs YYC

When: December 10, 2017

Where: Doogle Dogs – 3 Parkdale Crescent NW, Calgary, AB

Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Christmas photos will be done by Furever Reflections with a portion of proceeds going to Pawsitive Match Rescue! Cost is 20$ per photo with an oforion of Christmas or Fun New Years backdrops! Register online at

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