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3rd Annual Great Dogs in the Park Festival and CGC Test Day
Date Saturday August 06
Time 10:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location Details
Center of Alamo Square Park (Steiner/Hayes/Fulton/Scott Streets) in San Francisco
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorKasie Maxwell
WHEN:
Saturday, August 6th, 2005, 10am — 3pm

WHAT:
D5DOG’s 3rd Annual Great Dogs in the Park Festival
and AKC Canine Good Citizen Test Day

Admission: Free
AKC Canine Good Citizen Tests: $20/entry
Donations benefit dog groups and rescues.

WHO:
Local dog groups, mobile adoptions, dog portraits and art, food/treats and products for sale by local artists and small businesses.

WHERE:
Center of Alamo Square Park (Steiner/Hayes/Fulton/Scott Streets) in San Francisco

PUBLIC INFORMATION:
info@d5dog.org
http://www.d5dog.org

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PRESS RELEASE

San Francisco, CA - D5DOG’s (District 5 Dog Owners and Guardians Group) 3rd Annual Great Dogs in the Park Festival and Canine Good Citizen Test Day is on Saturday, August 6th from 10am-3pm in Alamo Square Park. The event focuses on local dog groups, dog advocacy, education, and features products by local small businesses and artists that feature or cater to dogs.

Dog owner/guardians can enter their dogs to be certified by the American Kennel Club as Canine Good Citizens at the event. CGC Tests cost $20/dog to enter and will be administered by an official American Kennel Club (AKC) evaluator, Beverly Ulbrich.

The following is a partial list of featured vendors/guests:

Local Artists: Jessica Whiteside, Anita Beshirs and Mark Ulriksen
Pet Stores: Babies and Pawtrero
Dog Portraits by Pat Boyd and Pet Poses Photography
VavaDog Canine Apparel
Canine Confections Dog Treats
Dog Jewelry by Amy Faust
Premium Dog Beds by Dream Runner
Rara Avis Herb Pet Products
Primal Raw Pet Food
Woofer Times and other local dog publications
“Ask A Trainer” table
Local dog groups: D5DOG, SFDOG, PRODOG, PIDO
Mobile adoptions by four local dog rescues
Silent auction to benefit D5DOG
Dog agility course with SFSPCA trainers on hand to help
And more...

D5DOG is the San Francisco District 5 Dog Owners & Guardians group. We are a neighborhood organization of dog guardians and dog lovers who care deeply about the health and welfare of our canine companions as well as the safety and vitality of our local parks, neighborhoods and community. D5DOG members organize regular monthly clean-ups in parks within District 5. We also host seminars on canine health & welfare, dog training classes and other fun and informative events that promote responsible dog guardianship.

Started in 1989, the American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen is a certification program that is designed to reward dogs that have good manners at home and within the community. The Canine Good Citizen Program is a two-part program that stresses responsible pet owner/guardianship for handlers and basic good manners for dogs. All dogs that pass the 10-step CGC test may receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club. In a little over one decade, the Canine Good Citizen Program has begun to have an extremely positive impact in many of our communities. This is a program that can help us assure that the dogs we love will always be welcomed and well-respected members of our communities.

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Added to the calendar on Tuesday Jul 19th, 2005 2:10 PM

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