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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News

Posted on: September 14, 2018

DogFest Saturday, Sept. 22, 10-2:30 at Chesterfield Park

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with Cruse Dog Park, hosts the 16th Annual DogFest Saturday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Chesterfield Park, 2511 W. Republic Road, Springfield.

Everyone, including the family dog, is invited (dogs on leashes, please.) The day includes dog skills and training, nationally-recognized dog agility demonstrations, opportunities for dogs to try out agility equipment, dog fashion shows and numerous pet-related vendors and non-profit groups.

Schedule of events:

  • 10 a.m. Welcome, Cruse Dog Park Staff
  • 10:15 a.m. Try a Trick, Springfield Side Kick Dog Training
  • 10:30 a.m. Pirate Disc dog demo team, Springfield Side Kick Dog Training
  • 11 a.m. Dog fashion show, Cruse Dog Park Staff
  • 11:15 a.m. Adoptable dog walk, Various Adoption Agencies
  • 11:30 a.m. Springfield Police K9 Unit, Springfield Police Department
  • 12:15 p.m. Try a Trick, Springfield Side Kick Dog Training
  • 12:30 p.m. Early puppy hunting training, Tim Baker
  • 1 p.m. Dog fashion show, Cruse Dog Park Staff
  • 1:15 p.m. Adoptable dog walk, Various Adoption Agencies
  • 1:30 p.m. Pirate Disc Dog demo team, Springfield Side Kick Dog Training
  • 2 p.m. Try a Trick, Springfield Side Kick Dog Training

Admission to DogFest is free. A bounce house is available for kids, $1 admission. Event t-shirts are $10, with proceeds benefitting Cruse Dog Park, Springfield’s first off-leash dog park. Concessions are available on site.

DogFest is sponsored by PetsWay and Camp Bow Wow.

For more information visit ParkBoard.org/DogFest.

For media inquiries, contact Diana Tyndall, Marketing Coordinator for the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, at 417-874-2944, or Jenny Fillmer Edwards, Public Information Administrator for the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, at 417-224-5510 (mobile).

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