Those who are spending their summer in Ohio, or who are just visiting the state, have lots of fun opportunities to do things with their dogs. There will be fun activities ranging from Dachshund picnics to dog socials, charities and parties, as well as a workshop to prepare your dog for the loud fireworks noises during Independence Day.
This Canine Social is a free event that will take place from 10:00 AM-3:00 PM. There will be a demonstration area with agility and obedience demos, a canine care tent and contests. Throughout the day they will also have business and organization dog-related exhibits, dog swimming, face painting, prizes, give-aways, dog hikes, dog washes and food.
Fun Dog Show
The Fun Dog Show will open at 9:00 AM for registration, and then activities shall start at 10:00 AM, and go until 2:00 PM with the final parade. The show is for all sorts of people and all breeds of dogs. There will be 15 different events with awards for each of them like ribbons and medals. They will also have food for sale.
The Pet Party
Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds
This Pet Party will go on from 11:00 AM-10:00 PM, and there will be showcases of pet suppliers and animal-related organizations. They will set up lots of fun activities, such as attractions, contests, music, food and children’s games. Animals are welcome to come with the family.
This party is a benefit for PAX, which is a food bank for pets in Northeastern Ohio.
Free Workshop with Acme Canine
This morning event will go on from 10:00 AM-noon. There will be several trainers there who will help teach dogs how to play tic-a-tac. It will be an opportunity to test dogs’ skills and review basic commands. This is a free event with no RSVP!
Red, White and Woof Noise Workshop
Lewis Center, Ohio
This evening event will take place from 6:30-7:30 PM, and will cost $10. It will go over how to prep your dog for reacting calmly to loud noises, which will be appropriate for the fireworks on July 4th. You must call 740-548-1717 to reserve a spot, and your dog must be vaccinated to attend.
North East Ohio Dachshund Picnic
Plum Creek Park
This will be the 13th annual Doxie picnic, which will go on from 10:00 AM-5:00 PM. Dachshunds and owners are welcome to come eat and play.