Dogtober Fest benefits the Kemper Outdoor Education Center, Lee's Summit Animal Shelter, Jackson County Regional Animal Shelter (Great Plains SPCA) and, new this year, Midwest Animal ResQ
26th Annual Tails for Trails Dog Walk for Parks:
Enjoy a 1-mile walk on a lovely park trail, while benefiting the Kemper Outdoor Education Center and local animal shelters
FREE Contests & Games:
Contests and games include Bobbing for Biscuits, Sack Races, Roll-Over Races, Biscuit Eating, Musical Discs, Biscuit Toss, Costume Contest, Dog/Owner Look-A-Likes, Biggest Dog and Smallest Dog.
Competition and Fun Matches:
are offered in Frisbee Catching, Canine Adventure Challenge, Agility Fun Runs, Obedience Show & Go and Rally Show and Go.
will help you and your dog get started in Agility.
AKC Canine Good Citizen:
certification testing is available throughout the day.
include Adopt-A-Pet, breed clubs, rescues, pet resorts, doggie day care, trainers, service dogs, groomers, dog bakeries, veterinarians, fencing and a wide-array of dog related products and services. To request a 2019 Vendor Booth Application, please email DogtoberFest@jacksongov.org
include Newfoundland’s trained in water rescue and carting, Frisbee Catching Dogs, K9 Search and Rescue trained to find lost or injured persons, Obedience. Rally, Service Dogs, and many more!
In celebration of our 26th Anniversary, prize drawings will be held every hour. Pick up your ticket at the Registration and Info Tent as you enter the event.
Many of our vendors are donating items for our silent auction. Be sure to visit the silent auction tables and place a bid!
FREE! BOOTH SCAVENGER HUNT:
Pick up your Scavenger Hunt Card at the Registration/Info Tent for clues. Everyone who completes the scavenger hunt will receive doggy dollars and be entered into a drawing for a full day pontoon boat rental on beautiful Lake Jacomo (Monday through Friday, $175 value).
Several food trucks will be on-site serving up a variety tasty temptations to satisfy your hunger!
Don't miss a minute of the game! You can keep up on all of the action on our Big Screen!