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Dog Days of Kenmore Festival for Dogs & Their People
Dog Days of Kenmore Festival for Dogs & Their People

Hundreds of Dogs (and their people) from all over Western New York will be converging at Mang Park in the Village of Kenmore this weekend for the first annual Dog Days of Kenmore festival event!

The Dog Days of Kenmore is a fun, free event for canines and their people; a celebration of dogs and the enjoyment and interest they bring to our lives. The Dog Days excitement includes dog sports, contests with prizes, education and training, dog vendors and activities, live music and entertainment, treats for humans and canines, and much more! Over 50 vendors will be in attendance and there will be an agility course, fly ball, and more! Lots of local rescues will be on site so if you are thinking about adopting a new pet, you need to be there Sunday!

The event will be held on August 13 and 14 in Mang Park, located on Wilbur and Mang Avenues (off Elmwood) in Kenmore and will be held rain or shine. Well socialized, friendly dogs are welcome; dogs must be on a leash. The event website is DogDaysWNY.com

Saturday, August 13:
The movie “Homeward Bound” will be showing for dogs and people to watch outside under the stars. The movie will begin at approximately 8:15 pm. Biscuits and water will be available for dogs and popcorn and beverage for people. Bring lawn chairs or blankets.

Sunday, August 14: 12-4 pm (rain or shine)
12-4pm Vendors/Exhibits, Concessions, Kids Corner, Susie Rozler (Event MC)
12-4pm Microchip Clinic - $25/dog provided by the Brighton Eggert Animal Clinic
12:30, 1:30, 3pm Agility/Flyball Demos by Canine Sports Complex
1-3pm Pet Photography Sessions
2pm Blessing of the Animals
2:15pm Dog-Owner Look-a-like, Coolest Trick, Best Dog Costume ($2.00 donation to enter the contests – sign up on site.)

Proceeds from contests benefit Black Dog Second Chance Group.

Reasonably priced food and beverages will be available. On street parking is available with additional parking at the Elmwood Avenue Municipal parking lot next to Mang Pool. Water and shade will be provided for dogs.

This event would not have been possible without the generous support of our Corporate sponsors: Kenmore Animal Hospital, Lamar, Squeeky Wheel, Kingdom of Animals, Bark Magazine and Brighton-Eggert Animal Clinic.

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