Venue: UPM campus grounds in Serdang, spacious, clean n lotsa greenery
Theme: Pirates, All Paws on Deck
Main event: Dogathon Race
New games: Treasure Hunt, Dog Idol
Participants hv 2 pay a small fee n proceeds go 2wards a good cause.
1 of my fav happenings around town coz its well organised with friendly volunteers, hs interesting competitions n prizes actually worth winning, n dey do post up d results n announce d winners properly. Wats more, dey do go thru all games as advertised.
Other notable line ups on d day r horseback riding n d doggy playzone. My sporting buddies Russell, Angel, Hannah, Cammy, Sissy, Champ, Jojo n I will b hanging out at d playzone as part of d PetnU Dog Squad who will b dishing out demos on agility n tricks
… so do drop by 4 a glimpse of some tricky n sneaky mutts. As u cn c, v come in all shapes n sizes!
Dogs who hv always wanted 2 hv a go at agility r invited 2 stick around coz d PetnU handlers n trainers will b on hand 2 help u try out some of d obstacles if u r keen. Do join us 4 some fun n smooth runs.
4 further details n map, click on Dogathon 2006. My prior experiences at d event hv bn fruitful ... Dogathon 2005 n 2004 blogs.
PetnU Dog Carnival - 19 November 2006, BU Central Park
Brand new n eagerly anticipated event in d K9 calendar with challenging trials n enticing games lined up 2 showcase our given talents. Theme: ‘It's a Carnival!’ ... loosely translated = Party 4 Dogs!
1st time dat Agility n OB trials r being held together. Pre-novice n novice levels r slated 4 OB. Agility will b running novice n basic jumpers levels. Basic jumpers is another exciting off-shoot of agility sport n as d name suggests, d course is set at a minimal difficulty level 2 convince all agility fans 2 hv a go.
2 encourage dog sports in d country, registration fees r set at a nominal RM10 per trial n top 3 teams at each level will bring home d trophies n prizes. D organisers certainly dun believe in charging exorbitant trial fees, which is cool.
Sneak preview of some of d intriguing games planned 4 d day:
Top Dog Model
Super Sniffer Dog
D Coolest Catch
Top Trick Dog
Longest Sit-up/ Stand on 2
Best Kisser … n in case u were wondering, dis game is also only 4 doggies.
Just 2 gv u a flavour, here’s a description of a couple of events:
Super Sniffer Dog - 1 for d hound dogs. Quickest 3 dogs to sniff out deir fav small toy, object or treat hidden under 1 of 10 plastic cones will b rewarded. If ur dog manages 2 sniff out some other item on d field, d ‘finders keepers’ rule shall apply.
D Coolest Catch - 1 for d air borne dogs who r fond of catching thrown frisbee, ball or any toy or treat 4 dat matter. All dogs will b allowed 2 attempts n judging is based on style, enthusiasm, height n distance. Finest 3 fielders will b rewarded. Takes with either mouth or paws, or both will b deemed a successful catch.
D K9 X-games r open 2 all dogs n each contest also comes with 3 neat prizes which r up 4 grabs. Best of all, there r no entrance fees n dogs n owners cn get stuck in2 as many contests as dey wish. Most of d games r making deir debut in d Dog Carnival n d fun factor is set on Xtreme.
So bring along ur party tricks n gear as v celebrate in d natural abilities n prowess of dogs. Make a date with us 4 a hip, hop n sporty time … also, time 2 persuade ur owners 2 get off d couch n hustle 2 d nearest park 2 get into shape 4 d trials n games.
PetnU Dog Squad
N not forgetting our very own demo squad who will b showcasing a few new dog sports n activitiies. Flyball, Heelwork 2 Music n Tricks Drill Team r in d pipeline, so dun miss d opening show. Due 2 time constraints, demos will b short but sweet.
Stay tuned 4 new PetnU website + further details on Dog Carnival, games n demos. Yet another exciting dog event brought 2 u by ...