Monday, September 21, 2009
Plans are already underway for 2010 (tentatively scheduled for Saturday, September 18th). Next year, TDU plans to join forces with the LEAF Festival (Lake Erie Aboretum at Frontier Park) and combine two great celebrations into one fantastic day. Stay tuned. As always - Scoops will bring you the details.
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
This year's list of vendors is pawsitively fantastic. If your animal rescue group or business isn't on this list, it's not too late. Pawmail Scoops and ask for your vendor application. Please be sure to patronize these vendors at our event:
- Tails of the Tundra Siberian Husky Rescue
- Dogs Deserve Better
- Because You Care
- Avilia's Dog Food
- Humane Society of NW PA
- NW PA K9 Search & Rescue
- Hope Crisis Response
- Critter Sitters
- Pet Cremations of Erie
- Great Lake's Veterinary Assistance Program
- Invisible Fence
- Wintergreen Animal Hospital
- Erie Kennel Club & Village Groomers
- Horstman Country Store & Pet Cremation Services
- 4H Club Cloverleaf Canines
- Safe & Sound Pet Sitting & Homeschooled Canines
- Bassett Hound Rescue of NW PA
- Grooming By Lea - Buzz n B's
- Therapy Dogs United, Inc.
- Dog Lovers Gold Dog Food
This event is jam packed with activities both you and your dog will enjoy:
- 12 Noon - Dunkin for Dogs Contest
- 12:30 - Live Acoustic music by Mark Stockhausen
- 1 p.m. - Blessing of the Dogs
- 2 p.m. - Parade of Breeds
- 2:30 p.m. - Dog & Human Look Alike Contest
- 3 p.m. - K9 Search & Rescue Demo
Other ongoing activities throughout the day include: AKC Canine Good Citizen testing, Ask the Dog Trainer Booth, Ask the Vet Booth, pet safety demonstrations, chinese auction (winners posted at 3:30 p.m.), food, and more.
This event is sponsored by Faulkner Financial of Erie, Frontier Advertising, The AKC, and Therapy Dogs United, Inc.