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Dog Day Afternoon June 8th

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Dog Day Afternoon, June 19th at Flag Pole Hill Park

Dallas Sidekicks have recently partnered with Operation Kindness and will be joining in on their Annual “Dog Day Afternoon” at Flag Pole Hill Park in Dallas! This is a free event with vendors, goody bags, and families can bring their dogs or come and look for a dog to adopt!

Dog Day Afternoon was created by Operation Kindness in 1994 to recognize dog supporters, adopters and advocates. More than 2,000 people and 800 dogs are expected to attend the event, which also serves as a fundraiser for the nonprofit.

What:  19th Annual Dog Day Afternoon: “The largest festival in Dallas celebrating dogs and the people who love them”
Who: Benefitting Operation Kindness, the oldest and largest no-kill shelter in North Texas; sponsored by Pet Supplies Plus
When: Saturday, June 8, 2013, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Flag Pole Hill Park at White Rock Lake, located at: 8100 Doran Circle in Dallas, 75238
Background:

Event highlights

Pet adoptions – adoption fees to help benefit homeless and unwanted animals
Free stuff! Goodie bags for the first 1,000 humans and micro-chipping for the first 25 dogs (limit two dogs per owner)
“Pet Psychic” Sandra Larsen
Dallas Dog and Disc Club shows
Canine contests, including: Best Costume, Stupid Pet Tricks, Best Pooch Smooch and Doggie Bulldozer
Free, live music
Face painting
Free pet CPR and first aid demos
Vendors selling a wide variety of wares
Free “Ask the Trainer” and “Ask the Vet” tents

Cost: Free admission and parking. Food and vendor merchandise available for purchase.

 

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