The Somerville Foundation for Animals proudly presents the 5th annual Somerville Dog Festival on Sunday September 14th 10am-3pm. at Trum Field ! Once again, it will feature an exciting array of dog sports demonstrations as well as a one-of-a-kind opportunity for the public to try these activities with their dogs. Admission is free but monetary donations as well as pet care items (including pet food, collars, leashes, carriers) will be accepted at the gate. We hope you enjoy the day with us!
Here is the schedule of events
10:00 Silent Auction Auction Tent
10:30 Urban Mushing Demo Ring
11-1 Jenny the Juggler Kids’ Area
11:00 Treiball Demo Ring
11:20 Schutzhund Demo Ring
11:30 Physical Therapy by MVRH Stage
11:40 Wag-it-Games Demo Ring
12:00 Come When Called Clinic Demo Ring
12-3 Ask the Behaviorist with AtB Tent
Dr. Stephanie Borns-Weil
12:00 Dog/Owner Look-a-like Contest Stage
12:30 Best Trick Contest Stage
12:30 Agility Demo Ring
1:00 Middlesex County Sheriff’s Demo Ring
K9 Unit Demo
1:00 Magician Ryan Lally Kids’ Area
1:30 Treiball Demo Ring
1:30 Doggie Play- “Three Little Pigs” Stage
1:30 Silent Auction ends
1:50 Schutzhund Demo Ring
2:15 Agility Demo Ring
2:30 Magician Ryan Lally Kids’ Area
2:40 Middlesex County Sheriff’s Demo Ring
K9 Unit Demo
The Somerville Foundation for Animals is a 501(c)3 charitable organization, established to raise funds for and awareness of companion animal-related issues within the community.
The Foundation strives to provide education and awareness about responsible pet ownership within the city, and to support, through donations and community involvement, local organizations in their efforts to provide care and education to pet owners and their companion animals.
The Foundation was founded in 2011 by Dr. Adam Parker, DVM and Marjie Alonso, CPDT, KPA CTP, CDBC, after years of community organization and involvement, including two large, successful fund raiser events, the 2010 and 2011 Somerville Dog Festivals.
The Somerville Dog Festival, the only one of its kind in the country, offers “Try It” areas for dog owners to experience myriad dog sports and activities with their dogs; demonstrations of those sports and more; a fashion show and owner-dog look-alike and tricks competitions for attendees; raffles, vendor booths; a demonstration of police K9 work; and free clinics in basic training for the public.