Bring Your Furry Friend to K-9 Karnival
Saturday, May 14 from 10 am to 3 pm at Red Wing Park, 1398 General Booth Blvd
We're celebrating a day dedicated solely to the dogs! K-9 Karnival is an opportunity to come paw-to-paw with canine demonstrations, competitions, displays and more! Free and open to the public, all dogs (with up-to-date inoculations) are encouraged to attend with their owners!
Activities taking place at the K-9 Karnival include:
2011 Hyperflite® Skyhoundz® Local Championships | 12:30 pm (Registration begins at 10:30 am)
Unleash the champion in your dog during this ever-entertaining contest with amazing displays of canine grace, athleticism and agility. This disc-catching event is open to all owners and dogs, regardless of breed, size or experience, as pound puppies can compete with purebred canines. Register your dog to participate and receive a free competition disc to take home.
New for 2011! Agility Course Competition | 11:30 am (Registration begins at 10 am)
With jumps, hoops, tunnels and more, kids age 5-12 can compete with their pups. All dogs must be on a leash and retractable leashes are not permitted. Presented in partnership with Family Dog Club Inc.
20th Annual Dog-Gonest Dog Show | 10:30 am (Registration begins at 10 am)
It's 15 seconds of fame for you and your favorite mutt! Contest categories include Best Tail Wagging, Best Barking, Owner/Dog Look-Alike, and Stupid Pet Tricks. Register at the show arena on the day of the event. Participation is free and prizes will be awarded!
Rabies Shot Clinic | 10 am - 3 pm
A must for every dog! Offered on-site at the "Neuter Scooter," by the Virginia Beach SPCA. VBSPCA veterinarians will offer rabies shots for $10.
Microchip Clinic | 11 am - 12 pm
Free to the first 100 dogs! Sponsored by Beagles to the Rescue in partnership with Virginia Beach Veterinary Hospital.
You can also register your dog for year-round fun and exercise in the dog parks, located at Red Wing Park and Woodstock Park. Each dog park is approximately one acre and is fenced in to allow dogs to run and play free of their leashes. If you want to register your dog for admittance to the dog parks, please bring your City dog registration, rabies vaccination verification (or proof of), and $10.
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