Dogs to Make a Splash at Annual Soggy Doggie Splash Party
LARGO - The Aquatics Division of the City of Largo Recreation, Parks and Arts Department invites the dog loving public to an afternoon of splashing and laughing at the Highland Family Aquatic Center (400 Highland Ave, Largo) on Saturday, October 16. This much anticipated event, presented by Pet Supermarket and Ideal Design Events, welcomes dogs of all sizes to play in the pools before they close for the season. Event time for dogs 18 inches or shorter is from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., dogs taller than 18 inches is from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per dog, and owners are free to attend.
This year's event is "Poker Dogs," so be sure to dress for the occasion and have some fun! Plenty of games and activities are planned, including a poker chip relay race (small dogs), all-in sprint swim (big dogs), kicker costume contest, and command contest. Concessions and a poker photo opportunity will be available for all guests and their dogs. Pre-registration is recommended and available at local Pet Supermarket locations in Largo (East Bay Drive), Palm Harbor (US-19 and Tampa Rd), and St. Petersburg (49th St and 38th Ave N.)
The Pinellas County Health Department has approved this event; however, owners will not be permitted to enter the water with their dogs. Proof of vaccination will be required before entering the facility.
Special thanks to Optical Factory, David Wright Photography, and Avian & Animal Hospital for sponsoring this event.
For more information, visit www.LargoPools.com or call (727) 518-3018.
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