Contests & Events
Wiener Dog Races
Does your dachshund love the thrill of the race? Begin their training and enter them in this dash for glory! Man, these dogs are built for speed! Just look at those perfectly streamlined bodies just begging for a race. Dogs will be lined up on one side of the contest area and encouraged to run to you on the other side of the field. Two people or owners will be needed. Good luck!
Register at the Paws in the Park Stage by 4pm daily.
Races start Saturday at 4:45 p.m. and Sunday at 4:15 p.m.
Does your dog do something that belongs on TV? Tight rope walk, count to 10, ride a bike? ? If you think your dog has what it takes, enter them in our Best Trick contest. Saturday: 11:45 am at the stage and Sunday: 11:45 am at the stage.
Ah, the elusive pug. Harder to catch than a greased pig and twice as fast. Put those natural talents to work in this all out dash for fame and glory! The winner gets a fabulous gift basket and bragging rights until next year.
Register at the Paws in the Park stage.
The race is on Saturday 2:00 p.m. and Sunday at 1:45 p.m.
Disc Dogs of Michigan
Audiences love to watch the High Flying Dog Show featuring a number of incredible canine athletes. This group will also host a competition that includes several levels of skill; Jr. Handler, Novice, Intermediate, Pro Toss & Fetch, and Freestyle Divisions. Dogs compete in a variety of events (many set to music) and include distance & speed. Judges score on originality and skill – of both the Dog and the Handler!
Show hours TBA
Rock-N-Roll K-9's Performance Team
The Rock-N-Roll K-9’s was originally founded in 1995 at the Novi Michigan Fifties Festival For the last Eighteen years this inspiring pack of canines have entertained audiences with their magnificent performances and fun filled shows. Watch these amazing pups strut their stuff. It's a great show to see.
SATURDAY, SEP 17
SUNDAY, SEP 18
Get your kisser ready for a big wet smooch from you pooch! The dog with the best licker will win an Elk Antler to shine his pearly whites and a gift bag filled with goodies from our sponsors!
Saturday - 12:30pm and Sunday - 12:00 pm
New for 2016- Doggy Radar Run
So, how fast is YOUR dog? Find out this year as we set up our first Radar Run ( note: the picture to the left is an example). Donations will be accepted for the Royal Oak Police Deportment K9 unit on site as a thank you for letting us use the ROPD speeding sign.
Both days from 10am-5pm