Racing to be a sponsor or vendor at Poochapalooza, the county's biggest dog event? You still have time Saturday, July 8, 2017 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Asbery Field at Totem Middle School, 4th & Alder, downtown Marysville[directions]
Our county fair for dogs is celebrating its 11th anniversary of giving dogs the day out they deserve. We're seeking pet-related vendors and sponsors for Snohomish County's biggest summer-time outdoor dog event celebrating pet lovers and their four-legged best friend. This year’s event will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, July 8 at Asbery Field, 1605 7th St. in downtown Marysville. Poochapalooza, Snohomish County’s biggest dog festival, is sponsored by Marysville Dog Owners Group (M-DOG).
Poochapalooza is M-DOG's annual major fundraising event to support stewardship of the community premier 3-acre dog park, Strawberry Fields for Rover, other parks needs and pet advocacy. Our goal this year is to raise at least $5,000 to fund replacement of the deteriorating fence at the 10-year-old dog park. Sponsors and vendors will take us a long way toward reaching that goal, and putting on another memorable Poochapalooza.
We're excited to welcome this year's Event Tent Sponsor: Roy Robinson Chevrolet Subaru
Thank you to our 'pawsome' Poochapalooza sponsors!
Marysville Dog Owners Group sincerely thanks all of those companies and groups who are sponsoring this year's special 11th Annual Marysville Poochapalooza, ensuring an exciting and memorable event!
For the sake of keeping things fun and fresh for Poochapalooza visitors, we like to mix things up in the contests we offer. This year, we have brought back the Celebrity Lookalike contest (or owner-pet lookalike), Distance Catch, Most Tricks in 20 Seconds, and a brand new Musical Sit contest! Nothing to the latter contest - walk around, and when the music stops, command your dog to sit. Returning contests are Best Costume, Best Kisser, Best Voice, pie-eating contests, and biggest and smallest dog. Time for spring training?
We're working on bringing favorite exhibitions, vendors to Poochapalooza!
Exhibitions throughout the day will bring event more excitement to the event schedule. New this year, we've got a treat in store with the Olympic DiscDogs show off their fantastic talents. We're thrilled to welcome back the always entertaining Arlington Barn Hunt Association, Lure Coursing demonstrations and Canine Good Citizen Testing. Please check back here at the Poochapalooza website or on our Facebook page.
We are thrilled to deliver an event that keeps tails wagging, with contests, the Fashions & Rescues Runway Show, Running of the Wieners dachshund and mixed-breed races, barn hunt, new lure coursing demos, agility course, dozens of vendors, food and some surprises! Keep checking back on this website as we update regularly. Plenty to see and do! Event Admission: $5+ suggested donation gets a goodie bag for the first 350 visitors. Donations support M-DOG, the volunteer group that maintains Marysville's Strawberry Fields for Rover Off-Leash Park.
Proceeds raised support needs at the off-leash park needs (shade shelter, benches and other improvements for 2016), as well as M-DOG's community activities.
Nancy Schutt donates 2 awesome Dog Lover Art prints for raffle
We tip our hats again to Seattle Artist Nancy Schutt for her donation of two awesome prints for our raffle. Nancy's creative artistry is apparent in her whimsical, colorful and truly unique dog art, prints, gifts and custom paintings. See her Good Dog Art pieces available to purchase at this year's 10th anniversary Poochapalooza festival, be a lucky recipient in our raffle, or visit her website at Good Dog Art for more information.
Raffle proceeds from her prints and other prizes benefit M-DOG and Strawberry Fields for Rover Off Leash Park
Pooch Pie Eating Contests hosted by Dining Dog Cafe and Bakery Dogs love pie! That’s why we’re catering to their meat and dessert-loving cravings. We are looking for pooches with a hearty appetite and a desire to compete in Poochapalooza's Pie Eating Contests, sponsored and emceed by Dining Dog Café and Bakery of Edmonds and Owner Dorothy Moore. If you’re interested in entering your dog in any either of the contests - big dogs or small - Fill out theonline contest entry form or enter at the event. Participation is limited to the first 15 dogs in each category, first come first served. Cost to enter is $10 per dog. Top finishers will receive blue ribbons, and each contestent will receive a gift certificate to dine at the Dining Dog Cafe.
If dogs were event planners, they'd do Poochapalooza!
M-DOG is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization * Federal Tax #26-2151575