Doggone Fun Day in the Park
The American Kennel Club - Responsible Dog Ownership Day
Sunday, September 21, 2013
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Mirabeau Point Park
The 2013 Event has not be finalized.
Below is information about 2012. Visit the website in July for a 2013 schedule.
Get ready for a “Doggone Fun Day” at Valleyfest! The American Kennel Club (AKC) has designated September as Responsible Dog Ownership month. The AKC & Spokane Kennel Club are dedicated to educating dog owners about responsible ownership to include researching the right breed for the family to raising a healthy happy dog that will be a part of the family for a lifetime.
Valleyfest and Spokane Kennel Club welcome families and their well-mannered leashed canine companions to this fun event.
The fun dog activities planned are:
- Meet the Breed – Meet various AKC breeds and learn more about the different breed groups
- Valley Fire Department “Mako” Accelerant Detection K-9 demonstration
- Spokane Police Department “Stryder” K-9 Officer demonstration
- Skyhounds Disc Dog Competition – Open to the public for competition
- Julia's Jungle, Spokane Humane Society, Spokanimal, Washington Basset Rescue, & S.C.R.A.P.S will be present with adoptions
- AKC Canine Good Citizen Test – $5.00 AKC test registration fee
Ten step test to certify your dog for becoming a good citizen
AKC CGC certificate upon completion
- Children’s Safety Course
- Obedience, Agility & Flyball demonstrations from Spokane Dog Training Club and Lilac City Dog Training Club
- Various canine special interest businesses
2012 Event Schedule for AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Day
(Times are approximate)
REGISTRATION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
10:30 a.m. DISC DOG REGISTRATION
COMPETITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
11 a.m. DISC DOG COMPETITION
12:15 pm ARSON DOG DEMONSTRATION
Spokane Valley Assistant Fire Marshall Freier & Mako
(Half time during Skyhoundz competition)
1:00 pm LURE COURSING DEMONSTRATION
Inland Gazehound Fanciers
1:15 pm AGILITY DEMONSTRATION
Lilac City Dog Training Club & Spokane Dog Training Club
2:00 pm SHERRIFF AND K9 OFFICER
Spokane Police Officer Shawn Kendall & Stryder
2:30 pm MEET THE BREEDS
Spokane Kennel Club, Spokane Dog Training Club & Lilac City Dog Training Club
3:00 pm CHILD SAFETY COURSE
Lilac City Dog Training Club
3:30 pm FLYBALL DEMONSTRATION Spokane Dog Training Club
We encourage the whole family to attend this great event and be sure that your canine companion is vaccinated and ALWAYS on a leash. Look forward to meeting everyone big or small.