ACTIVITIES (10:00 am - 1:45 pm)
Complimentary with admission to event.
Paw Painting sponsored by Salon Nouveau
Let your dog express his/her artistic style by painting a picture just for you.
Help your dog meet the challenge of going through various size tunnels - a Handi-Dogs trainer will be there to guide you.
Speed Dog sponsored by Southern Arizona Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Services
Find out how fast your dog can run, as we clock him/her with a radar gun.
Obstacle Course sponsored by Mesch, Clark & Rothschild
Try out your ability to weave your way through our course, with your leashed dog at your side, as you try to balance a ball on a spoon.
See how good your dog's nose is, as you let him sniff out the treats hidden amongst Halloween themed items.
How to Safely Approach a Dog sponsord by TMC
A Handi-Dogs trainer will help you learn how to safely approach and greet dogs. Registered therapy dogs will be nearby so you and your children can safely practice.
Pet Portraits sponsored by Chris Pendleton / Shannan Marty with Tierra Antiqua
Have your dog's photograph taken - a digital copy will be emailed to you after the event.
CONTESTS sponsored by Community Partnership of Southern Arizona
$5 entry fee per dog for entry into all contests. 100% of the proceeds benefit Handi-Dogs.
Enter the contest and show off your dog to our panel of judges between 10:30 and 1:00. Winners will be announced starting at 1:15pm. Marty Bishop (on-air talent at MixFM 94.9) and Karyn Zoldan (Tucson Tails at Tucson Citizen) will be two of our judges.
DEMONSTRATION (11:30 am - Noonish)
- Best Dog Costume
- Best Trick
- Longest Tail
- Smallest Dog
- Largest Dog
- Person / Dog Look-a-Like
- Best Dog Kiss
- Judge's Choice - let the judges know what is special about your dog and they just may make him/her a winner.
Desert Daws Sports presents: Freestyle dog dancing demonstration.
Back by popular demand. The award winning bluegrass band Crystal Ridge will be performing live!
EAT, DRINK AND BE MERRY (10:00 am - 1:30 pm)
- Food, water, and soft drinks will be for sale.
- Our Beer Garden will be open to anyone 21 years of age or older (with ID).
RAFFLES (10:00 am - 1:30 pm)
Be sure to stop by all the vendors/exhibitors offering unique merchandise, services and information. Click here for a listing of all the vendors.
Tickets just $1, with all proceeds benefiting Handi-Dogs. You don't have to be present to win, but drawings will begin at 1:40ish.
VENDORS (10:00 am - 2:00 pm)