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
**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
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