Dog Friendly Hockey Games – 2022/23 Season –

Dog Friendly Hockey Games 2017/2018 Season

Looking for a new way to have fun with your pet? Then support your local minor league or college hockey team at a “Pucks and Paws” game where dogs are welcome!

Woman with dogs cheering at hockey game


Doing new things together is part of the fun of having pets. And not many pups can say they’ve seen a dog friendly hockey game!

After a little sniffing around, we discovered that a lot of minor league hockey teams across the country host dog friendly hockey games. So, we dug in and found 30 you can attend with your pup during the 2022-2023 season!

If you know of other dog friendly hockey games we missed, please let us know in the comments and we’ll add them to the list!

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Red Chow-Chow dog dreams of being at a dog friendly hockey game

Dog Friendly Hockey Games
2022-2023 Season


Erie, PA – Saturday, October 22, 2022 – The Otters host the Owen Sound Attacks.

Fargo, North Dakota – Saturday, October 28, 2022 – The Force host the Sioux City Musketeers.

Hartford, Connecticut – Tuesday, October 29, 2022 – The Wolfpack host the Charlotte Checkers.

Austin, Texas – Sunday, October 30, 2022 – The Stars host the Grand Rapids Griffons.



Charleston, South Carolina – Sunday, November 6, 2022 – The Stingrays host the Orlando Solar Bears.

Watch for the annual lap dog race during the first intermission!

Coralville, Iowa – Sunday, November 6, 2022 – The Heartlanders host the Fort Wayne Komets.

Cincinnati, Ohio – Wednesday, November 16, 2022 – The Cyclones host the Allen Americans.

Salt Lake City, Utah – Friday, November 18, 2022 – The Grizzlies host the Idaho Steelheads.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Saturday, November 19, 2022 – The Admirals host the Iowa Wild.

French bulldog puppy pushing a hockey puck with its nose.


Des Moines, Iowa – Sunday, December 4, 2022 – The Wild host the Chicago Wolves.

And the first 400 dogs get a poop bag dispenser.

Fargo, North Dakota – Friday, December 16, 2022 – The Force host the Sioux Falls Stampede.

Enjoy Corgi races at the Intermission.

Loveland, Colorado – Saturday, December 17, 2022 – The Eagles host the San Jose Barracuda.



Evansville, Indiana – Saturday, January 7, 2023 – The Thunderbolts host the Peoria Rivermen.

Dogs can wear costumes to be entered in a contest. And at Intermission, they’ll feature their wild dog races.

Moline, Illinois – Sunday, January 8, 2022 – The Storm host the Fayetteville Marksmen.

Sign your pup up for the Quad City Storm dog club and get an exclusive Storm leash, a ticket for their owners, and tons of great offers and treats from K9 Resorts.

Toledo, Ohio – Sunday, January 8, 2023 – The Walleye host the Cincinnati Cyclones.



Norfolk, Virginia – Saturday, February 4, 2023 – The Admirals host the Troise-Rivieres Lions.

Charleston, South Carolina – Sunday, February 19, 2023 – The Stingrays host the Jacksonville Icemen.

During intermission there will be an on-ice race for bigger breeds!



Kalamazoo, Michigan – Saturday, March 4, 2023 – The Wings host the Tulsa Oilers.

Springfield, Massachusetts – Saturday, March 18, 2023 – The Thunderbirds host the Providence Bruins.

Hartford, CT – Friday, March 24, 2023 – The Hartford Wolf Pack host the Springfield Thunderbirds.

Johnstown, PA – Saturday, March 25, 2023 – The Tomahawks host the Philadelphia Rebels.

Roanoke, Virginia – Sunday, March 26, 2023 – The Rail Yard Dawgs host the Knoxville Ice Bears.

Charlotte, North Carolina – Sunday, March 26, 2023 – The Checkers host the Providence Bruins.

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Dog dressed in sports jersey at the stadium for a dog friendly hockey game



Youngstown, Ohio – Saturday, April 1, 2023 – The Phantoms host the Muskegon Lumberjacks.

Cincinnati, Ohio – Saturday, April 1, 2023 – The Cyclones host the Wheeling Nailers.

Don’t miss the Wiener Dog Races during intermission!

Cleveland, Ohio – Sunday, April 2, 2023 – The Monsters host the Hershey Bears.

Des Moines, Iowa – Sunday, April 2, 2023 – The Wild host the San Diego Gulls. The first 400 dogs get a rope toy.

Rockford, Illinois – Sunday, April 2, 2023 – The IceHogs host the Grand Rapids Griffons.

Toledo, Ohio – Sunday, April 2, 2023 – The Walleye host the South Carolina Stingrays.

Indianapolis, Indiana – Saturday, April 8, 2023 – The Fuel host the Iowa Heartlanders in the last dog friendly hockey game of the season.

French bulldog puppy guarding a hockey goal


Dog Friendly Hockey Game Etiquette

Each stadium has its own requirements for proof of vaccinations, weight limits, and other particulars. Be sure to visit the team’s website or call the ticket office to confirm the details before purchasing your tickets and enjoy the game!

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