Who doesn’t love finding new ways to have fun with their pup? Here’s an idea — support your local minor league or college hockey team at a dog friendly “Pucks and Paws” game!

White and black puppy in a hockey jersey
 

Dreaming up new things for you to do with your pets and sharing that information is our passion. So when we got a whiff that hockey teams were hosting dog friendly games, we did some digging. After all, how many pups can tell their friends they’ve been to a dog friendly hockey game?!

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

After a little sniffing around, we discovered that many minor league teams across the country have dog friendly hockey games. So, we dug in and found 30 games you can attend with your pup during the 2023-2024 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!

 

Dog Friendly Hockey Games
2023 / 2024 Season

October

Indianapolis, IndianaSaturday, October 28, 2023 – The Indy Fuel host the Kalamazoo Wings in the first dog friendly hockey game of the season.

Geneva, IllinoisSaturday, October 21, 2023 – The Chicago Steel host the Youngstown Phantoms.

Moline, IllinoisSunday, October 29, 2023 – The Quad City Storm host the Peoria Rivermen.
Dogs get in free, and there will be an in-game costume contest for kids & dogs!

November

Charlotte, North CarolinaSaturday, November 4, 2023 – The Charlotte Checkers host the San Diego Gulls.

West Valley City, UtahFriday, November 10, 2023 – The Utah Grizzlies host the Wichita Thunder.

San Jose, CaliforniaSunday, November 12, 2023 – The San Jose Barracuda host the Charlotte Checkers.
First 1,500 Fans Get a 2024 ‘Cuda ‘N Canine Calendar!

Milwaukee, WisconsinSaturday, November 18, 2023 – The Milwaukee Admirals host the Chicago Wolves.

Des Moines, IowaSunday, November 19, 2023 – The Iowa Wild host the Rockford IceHogs.
The first 400 dogs will receive a free dog mat!

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French bulldog puppy pushing a hockey puck with its nose.
 

December

Evansville, IndianaSaturday, December 2, 2023 – The Evansville Thunderbolts host the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs.

Loveland, ColoradoSaturday, December 2, 2023 – The Colorado Eagles host the Iowa Wild.

Cincinnati, OhioWednesday, December 13, 2023 – The Cincinnati Cyclones host the Utah Grizzlies.

Hartford, ConnecticutFriday, December 22, 2023 – The Hartford Wolf Pack host the Bridgeport Islanders.

Springfield, MassachusettsSaturday, December 23, 2023 – The Springfield Thunderbirds host the Bridgeport Islanders.

 

January

Charleston, South CarolinaSunday, January 21, 2024 – The South Carolina Stingrays host the Orlando Solar Bears.

Moline, IllinoisSaturday, January 27, 2024 – The Quad City Storm host the Macon Mayhem.

February

Toledo, OhioSunday, February 4, 2024 – The Toledo Walleye host the Norfolk Admirals.

Hartford, ConnecticutWednesday, February 21, 2024 – The Hartford Wolf Pack host the Bridgeport Islanders.

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March

Evansville, IndianaFriday, March 1, 2024 – The Evansville Thunderbolts host the Quad City Storm.

Cleveland, OhioSaturday, March 2, 2024 – The Cleveland Monsters host the Chicago Wolves.

Fargo, North DakotaSaturday, March 9, 2024 The Fargo Force host the Lincoln Stars.
Don’t miss the Corgi races!

Johnstown, PASaturday, March 9, 2024 – The Johnstown Tomahawks host the Northeast Generals.

Kearney, NebraskaSaturday, March 9, 2024 – The Tri-City Storm host the Sioux City Musketeers.

Roanoke, VirginiaSaturday, March 23, 2024 – The Rail Yard Dawgs host the Quad City Storm.

San Jose, CaliforniaSunday, March 24, 2024 – The San Jose Barracuda host the Tucson Roadrunners.
First 750 Fans Get a Cuda Travel Dog Bowl!

Utica, New YorkWednesday, March 27, 2024 – The Utica Comets host the Laval Rocket.
Participate in the dog parade, giveaways, and fun activities for you and your pups! 

Kalamazoo, MichiganFriday, March 29, 2024 – The KalamazooWings host the Cincinnati Cyclones.

Cincinnati, OhioSaturday, March 30, 2024 – The Cincinnati Cyclones host the Wheeling Nailers.

Norfolk, VirginiaSaturday, March 30, 2024 – The Norfolk Admirals host the Atlanta Gladiators.

 

April

Youngstown, OhioSaturday, April 6, 2024 – The Youngstown Phantoms host the Green Bay Gamblers.

Austin, TexasSunday, April 7, 2024 – The Texas Stars host the Milwaukee Admirals.

Syracuse, New YorkSaturday, April 13, 2024 – The Syracuse Crunch host the Toronto Marlies.

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

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. Then enjoy the game!

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