About Us

Biker and pup by fire hydrant

Our Approach

Our Approach

Calgary Pets and Handlers is an officially incorporated society founded by, comprised of and for people in Calgary and surrounding area into animal role-play. Animal role-play, also known also known as Pet Play, has become an immersive sub-culture with groups like us popping up all over the world.

Our Story

We are dedicated to educating people about the joy of Pet Play, leather and kink culture. As an all-inclusive group, we are happy to do our best to include individuals of any sex, gender, ability, ethnicity, sexual preference or religion. Our goal is to show case this lifestyle, help provide knowledge as well as accountable, safer spaces to explore Pet Play and kink culture.

Our Objective

Our objective is to create accountable spaces in order to grow and foster a like-minded community. We promote awareness and positivity around animal role-play, and thus provide opportunities for learning about, experiencing and creating connections with other people interested in animal role play through meet ups, workshops and other types of events.

Our Values


To promote accountable spaces where people can come together, but also emphasize the importance of awareness, boundaries, and consent.


To engage, develop and fortify the community, as well as interpersonal connections while acknowledging cultural landscape and history.


To provide opportunities for learning and guidance for mutual benefit, as well as personal growth, integrity and passion.


To embrace respect as well as recognition, both for one’s self and others, and encourage confidence and positivity.


To create a diverse, accessible environment where everyone can enjoy the same universal rights.