Treat your dog to 8th Annual Poochapalooza! Saturday, July 12, 2014 10 a.m.-4 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]
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 8th 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, flyball, Running of the Wieners wiener dog races, dog dessert dash (new!) hosted by Pupcakes LLC, dozens of vendors, food, music and much more! 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 500 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 agility equipment in 2014), as well as M-DOG's community activities.
Welcome 'pawsome' major sponsors, Angel of the Winds Casino,
Jones and Co. Pets, and Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital We are thrilled to welcome key sponsors Angel of the Winds Casino, Jones and Co. Pets and new sponsors, Petcurean and Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital in Snohomish, providing 24-hour emergency care. All sponsors have hosted vendor booths at Poochapalooza in previous years and contributed in a number of ways. Thanks to them all for their continued involvement in making Poochapalooza a success!
2014 - 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 Good Dog Art on her website at www.dogloverart.com.
Rustic Canine Dog Training this year at Poochapalooza Catch Trainer Stephanie Harbeck, owner of Mukilteo-based Rustic Canine Dog Training this year at Poochapalooza on July 12. Meet her dog Maya and Scooter. Maya will be her demo dog for a dog training presentation she'll be giving...and Scooter, well, her miniature dachshund will be competing again in the "Running of the Wieners" dachshund races. They're looking to outdo their 3rd Place finish.
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 12:00 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.
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.
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]
If dogs were event planners, they'd do Poochapalooza!
M-DOG is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization * Federal Tax #26-2151575