Date(s) & Time(s)::
September 10, 2011 at 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM
Location: Shoaff Park
On Saturday September 10, 2011, the Northeastern Indiana Kennel Club will host Responsible Dog Ownership Day (RDO Day) at Shoaff Park from 10:00AM -3:00PM. It will be fun for the whole family, even the dog, as long as he is in a crate or on a leash.
Agility, obedience, K-9, and search and research demos will be given all day. At RDO Day you can: microchip your dog for $25.00, learn how to give a dog massage, talk to breeders and hear about their breeds, and learn about spay and neutering. Thirteen breed rescue groups will have info about dogs available for adoption.
Free caricature drawings of you and your dog, face painting, coloring books, door prizes and giveaways from area merchants will also be a part of the day. Get your picture taken with your dog, read a story to a dog, or learn about activities you can do with your dog.
And for the first time this year, in conjunction with RDO Day, the Allen County SCPA is sponsoring a family bike ride at 11:00am, “A Ride in the Park” Please bring a dog food item with you to RDO Day to be donated to the Allen County SPCA.
The ride is open to all ages, and riders can download forms at www.acspca.org right on the home page. Pledges and registration will be accepted from 9am-10am on Saturday, September 10.
The ride will begin at 11am. Prizes awarded for largest group of riders, best decorated bike, youngest rider, most pledges collected and more. “We are very lucky that the Northeast Indiana Kennel Club is sharing this opportunity with us, said Sofia Rodriguez Mirwaldt, Executive Director. “We hope that both events will continue to grow together in the future.” Dogs available for adoption will be around the course for riders to meet and for encouragement. Johnny, the Tin Caps Mascot will also be on hand and after the ride, participants can enjoy the events in the pavilion for RDO day.
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