Give your dogs the day out they deserve at 10th Anniversary Poochapalooza Saturday, July 9, 2016 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Asbery Field at Totem Middle School, 4th & Alder, downtown Marysville[directions]
Welcome to Poochapalooza, the biggest outdoor dog festival in Snohomish County - Our county fair for dogs is celebrating its 10th anniversary of giving dogs the day out they deserve. We invite you to come celebrate! Poochapalooza is hosted by Marysville Dog Owners Group (M-DOG), with key support from numerous event sponsors, dozens of pet vendors, demonstrators and hard-working Poochapalooza volunteers. View the Event Maphere.
We are thrilled to deliver an event that keeps tails wagging, with contests, the Fashions & Rescues Runway Show, Running of the Wieners wiener dog and new mixed-breed races, Emerald City K-9 Freestyle Dancers, dog dessert dash hosted by Pupcakes LLC, barn hunt, new lure coursing demos, an agility course, dozens of vendors, food and some surprises! Keep checking back on this website as we update regularly. Plenty to see and do! Event Admission: $5+ suggested donation gets a goodie bag for the first 350 visitors. Donations support M-DOG, the volunteer group that maintains Marysville's Strawberry Fields for Rover Off-Leash Park.
Proceeds raised support needs at the off-leash park needs (shade shelter, benches and other improvements for 2016), as well as M-DOG's community activities.
Pawsome' sponsors, vendors, exhibitors are signing on to bring excitement to Poochapalooza!
Marysville Dog Owners Group sincerely thanks all of the major sponsors, vendors, exhibitors and volunteers who are planning to participate at this year's special 10th Annual Marysville Poochapalooza, ensuring an exciting and memorable event!
Exhibitions throughout the day will bring event more excitement to the event schedule. We're welcoming back the always entertaining Emerald City Canine Freestyle Dancers, Arlington Barn Hunt Association, new Lure Coursing demonstrations, the Rainier Agility Team and other activities to be shared here soon. Please check back here at the Poochapalooza website or on our Facebook page.
Nancy Schutt donates 2 awesome Dog Lover Art prints for raffle
We tip our hats again to Seattle Artist Nancy Schutt for her donation of two awesome prints for our raffle. Nancy's creative artistry is apparent in her whimsical, colorful and truly unique dog art, prints, gifts and custom paintings. See her Good Dog Art pieces available to purchase at this year's 10th anniversary Poochapalooza festival, be a lucky recipient in our raffle, or visit her website at Good Dog Art for more information.
Raffle proceeds from her prints and other prizes benefit M-DOG and Strawberry Fields for Rover Off Leash Park
Welcome to new vendor Therapy Dogs International
M-DOG is pleased to welcome new vendors Therapy Dogs International, a volunteer organization with a chapter in Washington state that is dedicated to regulating, testing and registering therapy dogs and their volunteer handlers to visit nursing homes, hospitals and other institutions where they can bring a smile and good feelings. Visit their booth at Poochapalooza.
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 Contests, 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 either of the contests - big dogs or small - Fill out theonline contest entry form or enter at the event. Participation is limited to the first 15 dogs in each category, first come first served. 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.
If dogs were event planners, they'd do Poochapalooza!
M-DOG is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization * Federal Tax #26-2151575