My Dog Loves Central Park Fair

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It’s time to celebrate Central Park and its dog community at the 15th Annual My Dog Loves Central Park Fair! Come, sit, stay, and celebrate Central Park and its dog community! Tails will be wagging as the Central Park Conservancy and Central Park Paws host you and your canine for an afternoon of contests, training tips, games, and more.

2017 My Dog Loves Central Park Fair

Saturday, October 21, 2017
12:00 am – 3:00 pm
at the Naumburg Bandshell

Free. Open to all ages. The Fair is an on-leash event

Schedule of Events on the Main Stage

12:00pm – Event Welcome
12:30pm – Dog Training Workshop
1:00 pm – Game on Stage: Tricks for Treats
1:30 pm – Dog Training Workshop
2:00 pm – Game on Stage: Dancing with your Dog
2:30 pm – Dog Training Workshop

Some of the activities for dogs taking place all day

Ask a Vet
Is your pup feeling blue? Ask an on-site veterinarian questions about your dog’s health.

The Bark Boutique
Purchase T-shirts, hats, travel bowls, and other merchandise, to support Paws and the Central Park Conservancy. Remember to join or renew your Central Park Conservancy membership to keep the Park clean and green for you and your pup to enjoy.

Canine Agility Course
Try out your dog’s agility capability on the obstacle course.

Express Brush-Out
Fluff up that fur after a romp through the agility course, or before going on stage to participate in the games!

Frolic Demonstration
Frolic is an innovative and fun experience that provides learning and entertainment opportunities for children by collaborating with dogs. A Frolic dog will be on site with a trainer to demonstrate the right way to approach a dog and to show off a few tricks.

Hound Hydration Station
A water break for your furry friend.

Park Paws-itivity, Pooch Plinko, and Paws Scavenger Hunt
Win prizes at the Woof Wheel and Pooch Plinko games. Kids can join a scavenger hunt and use investigative skills while learning fun facts about Central Park. Do you and your dog regularly visit one area of the Park? Check in at the Paws booth for a chance to win a special prize for your area’s dog community.

This event is hosted by Central Park Paws, a program of the Conservancy, that encourages dog owners to become stewards of the Park and serves as the connector between the dog community, the Park, and the Conservancy.

Being part of the upper west side community, the staff at Hudson Animal Hospital loves Central Park and their dog loving members. We hope for a great event and invite you to go out and enjoy the day. If you have any questions about your dog’s participation and their fitness level feel free to call the staff of Hudson Animal Hospital in New York City at 212-706-4088 or through our website to discuss your concerns.