Dog Days in the Garden 2019
Date: February 2, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Location: 12111 West Broad Street
This one’s for the dogs! Join us with Kat Simons from Mix 98.1 in celebrating our fabulous community local dog organizations. Bring your furry friend on a leash to enjoy contests, raffles, demonstrations, and more!
Who is participating this year?
Richmond Animal League
Brittany Rose Photography
Canine Companions for Independence
FETCH a Cure
Rise Phoenix Rise Inc.
Heart-n-Soul Animal Foundation
Dominion Energy Green Power
The Mia Foundation
James River Greyhounds
Greyt Love Retirement
Richmond Ruff House
Virginia German Shepherd Rescue
Artful Creations by Lorrie
Woofy Wellness Ranch
RedRidge Pet Market
Richmond Window Corp.
Bring your donations and spread the love to our participants! We will have a ‘Donation Station’ set up at the event to receive the following items:
- Clean towels/sheets/blankets
- Leashes & collars
- Dog food
- Dog treats & peanut butter
- Dog crates
- Dog toys
While all raffle proceeds will go to RAL, items collected at the donation station will be split among our participating nonprofits & rescue groups at the end of the day.
Contests (See schedule for times)
Best Tail Wagger – If your pup knows how to shake it, shake it, show us their stuff!
Best Costume – Costumes are not just for Halloween. Let your canine show us their best look!
Best Trick – Does your dog have a trick or two up their paw? Here’s a chance to show them off!
Best Kisser – Put on the lip balm and pucker up!
Best Dancer – Show us your pup’s best dance moves!
10:00 AM – Opening Remarks by Richmond Animal League
10:30 AM – CONTEST #1: Best Tail Wagger! – If your pup knows how to shake it, shake it, show us their stuff!
10:45 AM – Hear All About: SEVA GRREAT – Hear how you can foster or adopt a Golden Retriever rescue in need of a loving home!
11:00 AM – Hear All About: Caring Canines – Hear how therapy dogs provide comfort to those they visit.
11:15 AM – CONTEST #2: Best Costume – Costumes are not just for Halloween. Let your canine show us their best look!
11:30 AM – Hear All About: Pet-Friendly Houseplants – Learn which houseplants are typically nontoxic to your furry friend.
12:00 PM – CONTEST #3: Best Trick – Does your dog have a trick or two up their paw? Here’s a chance to show them off!
12:15 PM – Hear All About: The Mia Foundation – Find out how they’re helping animals born with birth defects.
12:30 PM – Hear All About: Virginia German Shepherd Rescue – Learn how they rescue abandoned and abused German shepherds, rehab them and find them new homes!
1:00 PM – CONTEST #4: Best Kisser – Put on the lip balm and pucker up!
1:15 PM –Hear All About: FETCH a Cure & Pixie’s Pen Pals – Cancer stinks, whether for humans or our fur babies. Hear how this organization can help make a difference.
2:00 PM – CONTEST #5 – Best Dancer – Show us your pup’s best dance moves!