Written By Sean Garvey – Entercom Atlanta
Brook Run Park holds Rescue Dog Olympics this Saturday to celebrate rescue dogs and their forever families.
It’s time to let the dogs out this Saturday as the Rescue Dog Olympics gets underway. Brook Run Park Atlanta will have it’s free St. PAW-Trick’s Day with the Rescue Dog Olympics on St. Patrick’s Day, with an event full of games, dog art projects, dog costume contest, a dog fashion show, and much more. The event is to help celebrate rescue dogs for their service and their forever families. This year’s theme is “St. Patrick’s Day has gone to the dogs!”
People of all ages will get an opportunity to witness and become apart of all the series of activities taking place at the festival, including watching a disc dog demo from the Greater Atlanta Disc Dog Club starting at noon and again at 2 p.m. Mister Migs will present the Pet Rescue Fashion show at 1 p.m. Adults and children can watch their favorite rescue dog strut their stuff and show off the latest fashion in this fun-filled showcase. The fun doesn’t stop there. Rescue dog owners are encouraged to have their costume ready for the St. PAW-Trick’s Day Costume Contest beginning at 2:30 p.m. Human visitors are welcome to come with their own costumes as a show of support for the rescue dogs. Olympic game winners will be announced during the closing ceremony at 3:30 p.m.
Spaces are available for pet vendors and participants can register early for a grand prize drawing!
Come out and celebrate the St. PAW-trick’s Day with the Rescue Dog Olympics this Saturday, March 17th at the Brook Run Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The address is 4770 N. Peachtree Rd., Dunwoody, Georgia 30338. Olympic game stations will open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All dogs and dog lovers can compete with each other in various games at the stations. Pre-registration and more information can found on the website www.RescueDogOlympics.com.