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The Dachshund Races at Nelson Park are Thursday, July 16th

Dachshunds Racing
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The 8th annual ‘Dachshund Races and Rescued Dogs Reunion’ will be July 16th at Festival Gardens by the Abilene Zoo. This is every dogs show, not just ones with papers. Come show off your rescued dog in the show ring before the Dachshund Races. Dress up and dress up your dog for our Costume Contest.

This years judges will have a lot of trophies to award. As we say in the KEAN Critter camp “every dog is a winner!” Here’s a list of the categories:

  • Smallest Dog
  • Tallest Dog
  • Fat Dog of the Year
  • Youngest Dog
  • Oldest Dog
  • Owner and Dog Look-a-Like Couple of the Year
  • Best Costume and
  • Mr. and Miss Congeniality
  • Homecoming King
  • Homecoming Queen

Information

Event

  • 8th Annual Dachshund Races and Rescued Dog Reunion.

Date and Times

  • Thursday, July 16th, 2015.
  • 5:00 pm Gates Open
  • 6:30 pm Rescued Dog Reunion
  • 7:00 pm Dachshund Races

Location

Cost

The event is free but donations are graciously accepted

More Info.

  • Register online at RescueTheAnimals.org
  • Any Dachshund can race
  • All dogs must be current on shots and be on a leash at all times
  • Each dog racing will require two people to participate
  • Contact Rescue the Animals at 325-695-SPCA
  • Rescue the Animals, SPCA is located at 5933 South First
  • Rescue the Animals is open Saturday only 1:00 – 5:00 pm

 

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