Treat your dog to Poochapalooza, Marysville's must see dog event! Saturday, July 9, 2016 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Asbery Field at Totem Middle School, 4th & Alder in downtown Marysville[directions]
Welcome to Poochapalooza, Snohomish County's biggest outdoor dog event - Our county fair for dogs is celebrating its 10th Anniversery of showcasing pooches at their best and brightest. We invite you to come celebrate! 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, flyball, Running of the Wieners wiener dog and new mixed-breed races, dog dessert dash hosted by Pupcakes LLC, 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!
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.
All 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.
Thank you, 'pawsome' sponsors, vendors, exhibitors who participated in the 9th Annual Marysville Poochapalooza!
Marysville Dog Owners Group sincerely thank all of our major sponsors, vendors, exhibitors, event-goers and volunteers who made the 9th Annual Poochapalooza an exciting and memorable event!
Exhibitions throughout the day brought even more excitement to the event schedule. Thank you to Animal Communicator Joan Ranquet and her team, Seattle FlyDogs Flyball, Cheryl Keninger with Downunder Dog Designs, Arlington Barn Hunt Association, Training You With Your Dog for Canine Good Citizen Testing, and Wellness Natural Pet Food for making Marysville Poochapalooza a key stop on their round-the-country tour.
Huge thanks to M-DOG volunteers and other dog-loving volunteers who helped make the event successful. And finally, we give a big "woof woof" to all the visitors and their four-legged friends who took the time enjoy their time at Poochapalooza, and give their dogs the day out they deserve!
Fashions & Rescues Runway Show!
Get a front row seat and catch pooches strutting their stuff in Poochapalooza's annual Fashions & Rescues Runway Show. The fashion show at noon features adoptable dogs from several noteworthy rescue groups; your emcee is the always masterful Dorothy Moore, Owner of The Dining Dog Cafe & Bakery, Edmonds. Rescue dogs from Bulldog Haven NW, Camano Animal Shelter Association (CASA), Homeward Pet Adoption Center, NOAH Animal Shelter, NW Boxer Rescue, Pinups for Pitbulls and Old Dog Havenwill model these pet fashions, which is handy, since these four-legged models will be adoptable starting at the event....you'll want to know how they dress at home! Get a front-row seat and see these dogs live on the catwalk...urr...
Seattle Artist Nancy Schutt
donates two amazing prints for raffle Thanks very much to Seattle Artist Nancy Schutt for again donating two fabulous prints for our raffle baskets! Whimsical and colorful dog art, prints, gifts and custom paintings by a truly creative artist. See her masterful Good Dog Art pieces available to purchase at this year's Poochapalooza, or visit her website at www.dogloverart.com.
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