The Dog Days of Summer is San Diego County’s largest dog-centric event, hosted in Cardiff-by-the-Sea by Cardiff 101 Main Street. This day-long event drew over 10,000 attendees from all over the region. There were over 200 vendors, a Blessing of the Dogs ceremony with the Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center, 10 dog contests, delicious cuisine, kid’s and doggie cool zones, an agility course, specialty pet products and services, pet adoptions from local shelters and rescue organizations, a doggie photo booth and a silent auction that offered up some unbelievable items. Attendees enjoyed the day of fun, exercise, socializing and bonding with their furry friends. Visit to learn about upcoming events.