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Illinois Dog-Friendly Events

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The following lists contain information that has been sent in by the sponsors of events or other people who are aware of the event. We do not verify all information on these pages. Please call the sponsors or go to the sponsors website to verify all information.
 



Belleville
Gateway Dockdogs: Camp Bow Wow Splash for Rescues
June 20, 2014
4:00PM Friday thru 5:00PM Sunday
Eckert's
Belleville, IL
Phone:314-518-0564
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Comments:The Belleville Humane Society teamed up with Camp Bow Wow to host the third annual Splash for Rescues event, held this year at Eckert's Country Store & Farms in Belleville, IL. It is a dock jumping competition sponsored by Gateway DockDogs, Inc; a competition where dogs jump off a 40' dock into a 35' long, 4' deep pool of water to compete for distance, speed or height. It is a 3-day event the whole family will love. In addition to the dog competition, there will be live music on Friday from 7pm-9pm, Saturday from 12pm - 5pm and again at 7pm - 9pm and on Sunday from 12pm - 5pm. No admission, but donations will be accepted benefiting the Belleville Humane Society.



Pre-Registration Entry Fees

$27.00 / team per Big Air, Speed Retrieve Wave, or Extreme Vertical Competition (Pre-Reg Limited to 40 dogs per Big Air, 20 dogs for Speed Retrieve Waves, 10 dogs for Extreme Vertical). $27.00 / team for Iron Dog Rankings.



On-Site Registration Entry Fees

$30.00 / team per Big Air, Speed Retrieve Wave, or Extreme Vertical Competition (Limited to a total of 50 dogs per Big Air, 30 dogs for Speed Retrieve Waves, 20 dogs for Extreme Vertical). $30.00 / team for Iron Dog Rankings.



Event Schedule

Friday June 20, 2014

Preferred Customer Training (on-site only) - 3:00 pm

Onsite Registration/Practice - 4:30 pm

Big Air Wave # 1 - 5:30 pm

Big Air Wave # 2 - 7:00 pm

Saturday June 21, 2014

Onsite Registration/Practice - 9:00 am

Big Air Wave # 3 - 10:00 am

Big Air Wave # 4 - 12:00 pm

Extreme Vertical (All in one) - 2:00 pm

Big Air Wave # 5 - 5:00 pm

Big Air Wave # 6 - 7:00 pm

Sunday June 22, 2014

Onsite Registration/Practice - 9:00 am

Speed Retrieve - 10:00 am

Big Air Wave # 7 - 12:00 pm

Speed Retrieve Finals - 2:00 pm

Big Air Finals - 3:00 pm (Divisional Finals Format)





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Chicago
Chip-In & Relax Fundraiser
June 8, 2014
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Balance Healing Center-7646 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago, IL 60631
Phone:773-774-5610
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Comments:Massage therapists will treat you and your canine companion to relaxing massages, followed by complimentary micro-chipping for your cats & dogs!

Requested donation-$5 per dog & $5 per person, for 5-minute massage. Micro-chipping is free!



Lockport
4th Annual Woofapalooza
June 8, 2014
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
17250 S. Weber Rd
Lockport, IL 60441
Phone:8157412693
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Comments:4th annual Woofapalooza is a benefit for local non-profit canine organization. This event provides family fun for both the owners and their dogs on the farm. Some of the activities are: dog agility course, skinny dipping pools for dogs, dog/owner look-alike contest, smallest/biggest dog contest, informational sessions and demos from vendors, three play lands, grain train rides and much more.




Rosemont
BADASS Dash K-9 Companion Division
August 30, 2014
8:00 Am
Ballpark at Rosemont
Rosemont, IL
Phone:
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Comments:BADASS Dash is an adventure race and obstacle course challenge that features 30+ obstacles at each event. Whether you?ve raced a 5k, 10k, Mud Run, Trail Race, Adventure Race, Triathlon or any ?Athlon?, the BADASS Dash brings participants a course unlike any they've experienced before. The BADASS Dash is open to professionals and amateur OCR racers alike. The BADASS Dash races include obstacles with names like ?Crazy Caro Climb,? ?Australian Back Crawl,? ?Web of Water? and many more. The obstacles are designed to be challenging but achievable for all participants. The race is chip-timed and divisions include an elite category with a modified course and no skipping for the avid athlete, a recreation division for amateurs which, allows you to move at your own pace, a K-9 companion race specially designed for dogs and their owners, and a Kids Dash race with specifically designed obstacles for 4-6 year-olds and 7-13 year-olds.




Villa Park, IL
2014 WINDY CITY AMAZING PET EXPO
July 19, 2014
10am to 6pm
Odeum Expo Center 1033 North Villa Ave Villa Park, IL 60181
Villa Park, IL, IL 60181
Phone:800-977-3609
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Comments:BRING YOUR PET to the 2014 Windy City Amazing Pet Expo!This event takes place Saturday, Saturday, July 19, 2014, from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, INDOORS at Odeum Expo Center with FREE Admission and $10 Parking!You¬?re welcome to BRING YOUR DOG or your bird or even your lizard ¬? just make sure that you have proof of current age-appropriate immunizations (if applicable) and that your canine companion is on a non-retractable lead.Check out a special appearance by SHORTY ROSSI (and his pit bull, Hercules), star of ¬?PIT BOSS¬? on Animal Planet, 165 + PET-FRIENDLY EXHIBITORS and RESCUE GROUPS, see live demonstrations in AGILITY, OBEDIENCE TRAINING, PET CARE & ACTIVISM, great giveaways and PRIZES, amazing DISCOUNTS on your favorite pet products, talent contest and COSTUME CONTEST, fabulous RETAILERS and much more FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! And if you¬?re looking to add a new pet to your family, a MEGA-ADOPTION event sponsored by Banfield Pet Hospitals will have more than 300 pets available for adoption.Plus we will be offering LOW-COST IMMUNIZATIONS and MICROCHIPPING for the furry friends that need them!If you¬?re a pet owner ¬? or want to be one ¬? you¬?ll find everything you need under one roof, so that you can PLAY, SHOP, LEARN OR ADOPT in AIR-CONDITIONED COMFORT.For more information, visit us at www.windycitypetexpo.com or join us on Facebook at (www.facebook.com/windycitypetexpo), shoot us an email at expo@windycitypetexpo.com or give us a call at 800-977-3609. View our website for directions, vaccination pricing, exhibitor list, entertainment schedules and more. Admission is FREE. See you there!







 

 


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