Saturday, May 17 | 10 am - 3 pm | Mount Trashmore Park
Canine lovers and their furry friends are invited to Mount Trashmore Park
for a day dedicated to the dogs. Pound puppies to the purebred can come paw-to-paw with numerous canine demonstrations, competitions, displays and more at the K-9 Karnival! All dogs (with up-to-date inoculations) are encouraged to attend this free event with their owners! #K9Karnival
Schedule of Events
2014 Hyperflite® Skyhoundz® Local Championships | Registration 10 am - 12 pm; canine disc competition 1 - 3 pm
Unleash the champion in your dog during this ever-entertaining contest with amazing displays of canine grace, athleticism and agility. This disc-catching event is open to all owners and dogs, regardless of breed, size or experience. Register your dog to participate and receive a free Hyperflite disc to use during the competition which is yours to keep!
Canine Rescue Organizations | Over 15 canine rescue organizations will have educational displays and canine activities. If you are interested, many will have dogs on site for adoption.
Exhibits | Commercial exhibitors will showcase a wide range of pet-related products and services. Food and drink will also be available for purchase.
New in 2014! The Hairier Jump Jets Flyball Team | Watch the fur fly as the Hairier Jump Jets Flyball Team holds demonstrations throughout the day! Flyball is a fast moving team sport for dogs, involving a racing course with hurdles, a spring loaded plate, and flying tennis balls.
Canine Demonstrations | 10 am, 11 am, and 12 pm
Mid Atlantic Disc Dogs will be on hand at 10 am to demonstrate the highflying sport of K9 Disc before the Skyhoundz competition. The Greater Atlantic Rescue Dogs will give a demonstration of search and rescue techniques at 11 am on the main field. Tidewater Search and Rescue will give an obedience demonstration at 12 pm along with a demonstration with human remains detection dogs.
Agility Course | 10 am - 3 pm | $2
Come play on the agility equipment, it’s the best fun your dog will ever have! With jumps, hoops, tunnels and more, all ages with their pups are allowed to try out the agility course for a $2 fee. All dogs must be on a leash. Presented in partnership with the Family Dog Club, Inc.
23rd Annual Dog-Gonest Dog Show | Registration 10 am; contests 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
This is 15 seconds of fame for you and your favorite mutt! Does your dog love peanut butter? Have him or her compete in contests like the “GREAT Peanut Butter Lick-Off!” Additional contests include Tail Wagging, Barking, and “Stupid Pet Tricks.” Register at the show arena on the day of the event. Participation is free and prizes will be awarded!
Neuter Scooter & Shot Clinic by VBSPCA | 10 am - 3 pm
A must for every dog! Offered onsite at the "Neuter Scooter" by the Virginia Beach SPCA. VBSPCA veterinarians will provide rabies, bordetella and distemper vaccinations at a reduced rate of $10 each, and microchips at a cost of $25 per pet. Must bring vaccine history in order to receive a 3-year rabies shot or microchip. Low-cost canine and feline spay/neuter also available. Spay and neuter appointments must be made in advance by calling 757-323-7729.