Fri
Oct 5 2007
03:23:pm

6th. Annual
PAWS IN THE PARK

Blount County’s Oldest and Largest Pet Party
DATE: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2007 (RAIN DATE OCT. 28)
TIME: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
WHERE: SPRINGBROOK PARK, 1537 DALTON ST., ALCOA, TN

Come out and join us at Springbrook Park for a fun filled day with your family and friends-and don't forget your dog (or other pets)! All proceeds benefit Blount County Animal Rescue Effort, an organization dedicated to educating the public about the importance of spaying/neutering, responsible pet ownership, animal welfare, rescue and adoption.

FREE ADMISSION PETS MUST BE ON LEASH AT ALL TIMES!

**MEET DAWN ELBERSON GOEHRING, FROM THE COMEDY BARN, AND HER COMEDY CANINES

**KNOXVILLE ZOO ENRICHMENT EXHIBIT
**Meet THE BUNNIES & Blount CARE’s GIANT 20 lb + RABBIT ** BIRD EXHIBIT
**MANY MANY ANIMAL RESCUE GROUPS
**SILENT AUCTION
**VENDORS **CANINE CAKE WALK
**RALLY OBEDIENCE **SHOW AND GO
**CANINE BEHAVIORIST **MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC
**BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS
**DEMONSTRATIONS – MANY Entertaining and informative demonstrations all day.
**AGILITY COURSE, RALLY OBEDIENCE
**CONTESTS – Waggiest Tail, Kissing Contest, Silly Pet Tricks, Costume Contest, Clothes Relay, Bobbing for Tennis Balls, or Food Toss, Doggy Singing Contest, Dog Dancing Contest, Frisbee Contest, and Many MANY, MORE. Ribbons and/or prizes will be awarded to the winners of all contests.

**PET PHOTOGRAPHER - Let Blount CARE’s own Vice Pres / Professional photographer Shannon Parker update your dog's photo album with some beautiful new portraits. Contact White Dog Studio 865-250-8536 for prices and information. Call ahead for an appointment and avoid waiting in line.

**FOOD, FOOD, FOOD Again this year the folks from the Blount County Civil War Roundtable are joining the Blount CARE team, volunteering at the grill; their burgers and baked potatoes were a big hit last year! We’re planning a big spread, bring a hardy appetite and help a good cause!
**BL. CO. CIVIL WAR ROUNTABLE- Come by and see the members in period dress & check out their display & CANNON.

**CANINE GOOD CITIZEN TEST - info on CGC Test Rules

**SPEAKERS – Chris Protzman, President of Smoky Mountain Animal Care Foundation (the group trying to build a new animal shelter for Blount County);Commissioner Steve Samples, Chairman of Blount Count Animal Control Committee; Senator Raymond Finney, speaking on Animal Cruelty Laws in Tennessee; Ellen Muhurin,MA, Animal Behaviorist; Jan Killion, Earth's Angels-White Dove Release; Wilderwood Service Dogs

MORE EVENTS ADDED WEEKLY

Furbies, Teddy Bears, and Dog Houses, Oh My!
Blount CARE's Silent Auction is really cranked-up this year with over 50 baskets and items. We have had a large donation of Collector Clowns, Porcelain Unicorns, Mardi Gras Masks, Porcelain Bells, Designer Dolls, Furbies, and much more. As always, we also have our many Animals Baskets full of treats and treasures for your furry dog and cat children. Whether you want to expand your collections, find those unusual Christmas Gifts, or get that perfect pet toy, be sure to come make a bid on our Silent Auction under the pavilion. (We also have many toys, bowls, pet crate pads, and more for sale at the Blount CARE Pet Store.)

CHECK OUR WEB SITE FOR UPDATES

DIRECTIONS FROM MARYVILLE: Take 129 N. towards McGhee Tyson Airport; exit to the right at the Hunt Rd. exit; continue on E. Hunt Rd. a few blocks until you come to Springbrook Rd.; turn right onto Springbrook Rd.; you will see the park,but continue on,Springbrook Rd. until you come to Alcoa Rd.; turn left onto Alcoa Rd. and right onto Dalton St.; turn right into the parking lot past the tennis courts.

Events and Speakers may change with out notice - check web site for updates, changes, & for cancel /rescheduling in case of RAIN.
Blount County Animal Rescue Effort, P.O. Box 792, Alcoa, TN 37701
Ph.# 556-0315 E-Mail info@blountcare.org Website (link...)

Awesome event!

Count on me for two of those pet / human candy bokays for the auction Terry!

This is one of my favorite

This is one of my favorite events of the year. Pupster loves the agility. I don't see it on the list. Will they have it this year?

Agility Yes!!

Yes, we got the agility, and rally, lots of other things. This was just the short flyer. lol. Didn't want to make it too long.

Terry

Thank you, thank you Mel

Your people and puppy Halloween Treat bokay were GREAT last year!!!

Terry

Added some more pictures

I've added some more pictures from last years event.

Terry

NEW Events for PAWS in the PARK

Hello All,
Thought that I would update you on PAWS in the PARK events.
A K-9 officer will be doing a demonstration, and the Maryville-Alcoa-Blount County Fire Depts will all be there. They are bringing "The Fire House", a fire engine, mascots, a remote unit, and an assortment of gear. We are so pleased with community response. We are adding more events daily, I will try to keep you posted. Its shaping up to be a heck of a party. Spread the word, bring your friends, we all have a HOWLING good time !

Thanks
Teresa
Pres. Blount CARE

If you have suggestions or know of someone that would like to take part as a vendor or in doing a demonstration, please feel free to contact me at: tcutshaw@blountcare.org or call 556-0315.

Bring your Pets and test their Skills in Fun Contests

Be sure to bring your pets and enter some of the fun contests with them. Does your dog have the waggest tail? Enter him in the contest and see how his tail measures up to other local dogs. He got a cute trick? Enter the Sillest Trick Contest. Ready for Halloween? Bring your pet to the costume contest. Or just come to get some great ideas!

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More contests include Kissing Contest, Food Toss, Clothes Relay, and Bobbing for Tennis Balls. How is he at catching frisbees! We have both a demonstration to show you how its done, and a contest to test you and your dog.
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New this year: Got a dog that likes to sing along with you, enter him in the Singing Contest for a fun duet. And see how your pet does in the new Dancing Contest, just like on Animal Planet.
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So come and try out your dog training skills or just watch these fun events. You'll have a howling good time.

Terry

Oops forgot some

Oops. I forgot the Agility and Rally Obedience. Test you and your dog over the obstacle course and see how his obedience skills are.
(There will people to help you get your dog through the courses.)
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The Fun Contest are $2.00 each while the Agility, Obedience, and Frisbee competitions are $1.00 each.
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Hope to see you there!

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Terry

Terry

Terry

Schedule of Speaker and Demonstrations at Paws in the Park

Paws is Going Strong! We expect our biggest event this year. Hope all of you can make it!

Here are some of speakers and demonstrations that we have going on Sunday. Find out about what is happening in Blount County and the State of Tennessee to protect our animals. Learn about how to train your pet. And have fun seeing how your pet is measuring up in Fun Contest!!

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SCHEDULE OF CONTESTS AND DEMONSTRATIONS (Ribbons and/or

prizes will be awarded to the winners of all contests).

  • 11:30 Wilderwood Service Dogs Demo
  • 12:00 Chris Protzman & Bl. Co Commission Steve Samples–

    Proposed New Blount County Animal Center

    (All access animal shelter)

  • 12:30 Dawn Elberson Goehring

    & Her Comedy Canines

  • 1:00 Blessing of the Animals by

    Pastor Barry Woods

    Tuckaleechee Chapel Missionary Baptist

  • 1:30 Dove release by Earth’s Angels
  • 2:00 Training Demo. by Clever Critters
  • 2:30 Senator Raymond Finney speaks on

    Animal Cruelty

  • 3:00 K9 Officer Demonstration
  • 3:30 Frisbee Contest & Demonstration
  • 4:00 Silly Contests ($2.00 Per Contest):

1. Waggiest Tail

2. Kissing Contest

3. Clothes Relay

4. Silly Pet Tricks

5. Bobbing for Tennis Balls

6. Food Toss

7. Best Dancer

8. Best Singer

9. Costume Contest

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Best in Show-The dog that makes the best impression on the judges based on appearance,

personality, talent, or originality will be chosen from the 9 first place winners of the Silly Contests.

ALSO –

INTERACTIVE DOG ACTIVITIES GOING ON MOST ALL DAY – Canine cake walk –

agility – obedience and rally obedience.

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