Quad-City Creatures By Heidi Dahms Foster, Prescott Valley, Arizona A local blog all about pets and pet activities in the quad-city area.PV, Prescott and beyond.
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Bring your pup and enjoy activities at Animal Razzle Saturday
Heidi Dahms Foster
Bring you dog and enter costume, talent and musical chairs contests Saturday at Tim's Toyota Center. Photo by Heidi Dahms Foster
Pet lovers will find plenty of fun at the Animal Razzle at Tim's Toyota Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.
The free daytime events are a prelude to the Zoo Dazzle fundraiser for the Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary in the evening.
Inside Tim's Toyota Center, bring your dogs and participate in Canine Musical Chairs, pet talent and costume contests and agility.
Registration for contests takes place from 9 - 10 a.m. From 9:30 - 10 a.m. Dr. Kenneth Skinner from Prescott Animal Hospital will talk about treating exotic zoo animals.
At 10:30 a.m., trot out your dog decked out in his best finery for the Pet Costume Contest. Canine Musical Chairs takes place at 11:30 a.m., and the Pet Talent Contest takes the stage at 12:30 p.m.
Then enjoy some agility - dog obstacle courses - at 1:30 p.m.
Outside, in front of the center, enjoy a Rally Obedience demonstration from 9 - 9:30 a.m. Heat 1 of the Dachshund races will begin at 10 a.m., and Heat 2 will take place at 11 a.m.
Prescott Valley police K-9's will show their stuff before the Dachsie race finals at 1 p.m.
In between events, pet lovers can enjoy a plethora of vendors inside the center - including canine attire, dog rescue groups, Olson's Grain, Petco, Horses with H.E.A.R.T. and many more.
Animal Razzle events are all free to the public. Major sponsors are Pet Depot Barkery, Kennel Kamp Village, Chino Valley Animal Hospital and CableOne.
In the evening, the benefit Zoo Dazzle includes dinner, spirits, entertainment, animal encounters, live auction, and the raffle of a Harley Davidson motorcycle. Tickets for Zoo Dazzle are $40 per single, $75 per couple or $300 for a table of eight.
For tickets or information, call 928-778-4242 or visit www.heritageparkzoo.org.