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Join us for the 3rd Annual
Paws in the Park

Saturday, Oct 6, 10 am - 4 pm
Ridge Ferry Park
FREE Community Event

The annual Paws in the Park at Ridge Ferry Park is an event for the whole family - even the four legged members!

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Championship Disc Dog Demonstration

Come see members of South Paws, a local disc dog club,
show case their skills at this year's Paws in the Park!
Check out the video for a preview:


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Event Schedule

9 AM – Doggie Dash check in and day of registration
10 AM – Doggie Dash start
11:00 AM – Rome Police K9 unit demonstration
11:30 AM – Disc Dog Demonstration by South Paws Disc Dog Club
12 PM – Duck herding demonstration by Georgia Dog Gym
12:30 PM – Disc Dog Demonstration by South Paws Disc Dog Club
1 PM – “My Dog’s Got Talent” canine trick contest
1:45 PM – Canine costume contest
2:30 PM – Amateur distance disc catch contest (open to public to register)
3:30 PM – Agility and obedience demonstrations by Georgia Dog Gym
4 PM – Disc Dog Demonstration by South Paws Disc Dog Club

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Event Photos

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Event Questions

Contact Event Coordinator
William Pennscott
Office: 706.291.0766

wpennscott@rfpra.com




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Doggie Dash

Register Now

5K Doggie Dash: Walk or run, begins at 10 AM
1 Mile Doggie Dash:
Walk or run, begins at 10 AM
Event Day Check-in & Registration: 9 AM. All participants check-in
and show proof of rabies vacination
Registrater: Now - Oct 1 (for guaranteed t-shirt)
Start/Finish:
Ridge Ferry Park (Farmer's Market side)

Event T-shirt: 2 legged pre-registered participants will receive a  t-shirt. Registrants after Oct 1 are not guareenteed a t-shirt.

Special Requirements:
- Owners must show proof of current rabies vaccination at check-in on
the day of event.
- All dogs must be leashed at all times and must compete on a leash no longer than 6 feet.
- Puppies under 6 months of age may not compete in the 5K
- Female dogs in heat will not be allowed to participate.
- All decisions from judges are final.
- Registrants age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
- At the discretion of the event coordiator or race veterinarian, dogs
whose behavior is unruly or might
prove hazardous to other participants, dogs, or spectators, may be requested to leave.

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Event Day Contests

Amateur Disk Dog Contest
Disc Dog contest

- Fido loves to play Frisbee!
- Now he can play to win prizes!
- Register day of event



Costume ContestDoggie Costume Contest


- Bring Fido dessed in his favorite attire
- Fido loves to dress up to win prizes!
- Register on day of event


 


My Dog's Got Talent Contest

Dog Talent Contest
- Show off Fido's amazing skills
- Fido loves an audience, especially to win prizes!
- Register on day of event

 

 


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