Mark your calendar! 7th Annual Poochapalooza Saturday, July 13, 2013 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Strawberry Fields Athletic Park, 6100 152nd St. NE in Marysville (home of Strawberry Fields for Rover Off-Leash Park) [Where's the park? get directions] We're seeking sponsors and pet-relatedvendorsnow for 2013. Get your business, service or veterinary care in front of thousands of pets owners, and help us make this the best Poochapalooza ever!
Welcome to Poochapalooza, Snohomish County's largest dog event - It's like a county fair for dogs! We hope to see you and your dogs at the 7th Annual outdoor dog event in Marysville showcasing pooches at their best and brightest. Poochapalooza is hosted by the Marysville Dog Owners Group (M-DOG), with key support from numerous event sponsors, dozens of pet vendors, demonstrators and hard-working Poochapalooza volunteers. We are thrilled to deliver an event that keeps tails wagging, with contests, the fashions and rescues runway show, exhibitions, flyball, Running of the Wieners wiener dog races (new!), dozens of vendors, food, music and much more! Keep checking back on this website as we update regularly. There is plenty to see and do!
To all the fantastic sponsors, vendors, volunteers and visitors who attended last year's Poochapalooza - both two-legged and four-legged - thank you for making M-DOG's Poochapalooza a rousing success! We are currently seeking sponsors, vendors and exhibitions for 2013's event. All proceeds raised support Strawberry Fields for Rover Off-Leash Park needs and M-DOG's community activities. Does your dog love to scarf down pie? Do they have an awesome talent? Enter them in ourcontestsso they can join our pantheon of blue-ribbon Poochapalooza pet contest winners (viewBest in Show Pet Contest Winners).
General Event Admission: $5+ suggested donation gets a goodie bag for the first 400 visitors; donations support M-DOG, the volunteer group that maintains Marysville's Strawberry Fields for Rover Off-Leash Park.
Roy Robinson Chevrolet Subaru * Bailey & Banjo Photography * Van Dam's Abbey Carpet & Floor * Canine Cozy Care Resort * Angel of the Winds Casino * Jones & Co. Pets * Boeing Employees Credit Union (BECU) * Stickles Press * Due's Strawberry Farm * Seattle FlyDogs * High Maintenance Bitch * Dining Dog Cafe & Bakery * Classique Designs * K9 Nose Work * Keep the Tail Wagging blog * HomeStreet Bank * Modern Dog magazine * Dogs Best Friend - Seattle * Pet Connection magazine * Stewart Title * Seattle Dog Artist Nancy Schutt custom-painted portraits of dogs.
Fashions & Rescues Runway Show! Get a front row seat, and don't miss pooches strut their stuff in Poochapalooza's annual Fashions & Rescues Runway Show features adoptable dogs modeling the latest glitzy and glamourous fashion wear direct from runways in Paris and New York City. Kidding. No charge for VIP seating at this year's event - you're all VIPs! Not kidding about that.
The fashion show is at 12:30 p.m.
Your emcee is Dorothy Moore, Owner of The Dining Dog Cafe & Bakery, Edmonds.
Our volunteers, models, rescue groups and everyone involved volunteered their time and talents to this show in hopes that these rescue dogs will find new loving homes.
Enjoy the latest eye-catching fashions featuring Seattle-based high fashion doggie wear designers:
Pooch Pie Eating Contests hosted by Dining Dog Cafe and Bakery Dogs love pie! That’s why we’re catering to their meat and dessert-loving cravings. We are looking for pooches with a hearty appetite and a desire to compete in Poochapalooza's Pie Eating Contest, sponsored and emceed by Dining Dog Café and Bakery of Edmonds and Owner Dorothy Moore. If you’re interested in entering your dog in any of the three contests - big dogs and small - Fill out theonline contest entry form. Cost to enter is $10 per dog. Top finishers will receive blue ribbons, and each contestent will receive a gift certificate to dine at the Dining Dog Cafe.
Pooch announces pet contest categories Poochapalooza is pleased to announce the "Best in Show" Contest competition categories for this year's event. Bring out the fun skills in your dog, and let the training begin! Categories are * Best Costume I & II * Best Voice * Best Kisser * Highest Jumper * Wackiest Pet Trick * Biggest Dog * Smallest Dog * Cutest Ugly Dog * Pooch Pie Eating Contest - (1 for big, 1 for small dogs. [more]
Pooch announces pet contest categories Poochapalooza is pleased to announce the "Best in Show" Contest competition categories for this year's event. Bring out the fun skills in your dog, and let the training begin! Categories are * Best Costume I & II * Best Distance Catcher * Best Voice * Best Kisser * Highest Jumper * Wackiest Pet Trick * Biggest Dog * Smallest Dog * Cutest Ugly Dog * Pooch Pie Eating Contest contests I & II (big and small dogs each session). [more]
If dogs were event planners, they'd do Poochapalooza!