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4th Annual Dog Days in Harrison Park
By Kelly Bledsoe
Come strut your stuff, and your mutt! The 4th Annual Dog Day in the Park and Pet Parade, sponsored by Denton Animal Hospital, Rolling Meadows Dog Academy and The Town of Denton Parks and Recreation is scheduled for Saturday, September 24 from 10-12. The festival is a one-day event celebrating and supporting our four-legged friends and their owners. It will feature an exciting array of dog demonstrations sponsored by Rolling Meadows Academy of Dog Training, as well as a Pet Parade, in addition to the Blesssing of the Animals by local clergy.

There will also be the ever-popular Best Trick Contest and Dog/Owner Look-a-Like Contest, Musical Sit, Best Costume, Biggest/Smallest, Oldest/Youngest, Best Human Bark, and ending with a Wet T-Shirt contest! Prizes will be awarded to the winning pets.

In addition, pet owners will be treated to a variety of booths and activities to pamper their pets, including K9 Portraits, Doggie Snacks, Music and more!

Admission is free so come out and play with your four footed furry friend. The activities will begin at 10:00am with the Blessing of the Animals followed by the Pet Parade at 10:30. Games and activities will follow and end at NOON. All dogs must have proof of current rabies vaccination. Owners can preregister their pets by emailing You may also register your dog the day of the event starting at 9:30am.

If you have question or for more information call Denton Animal Hospital at 859-2828 or The Denton Orator at 859- 3131. We hope you and your dog enjoy the day with us!