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September 16, 2017
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Broemmelsiek Park - Main Entrance
1795 Highway DD
Defiance, MO 63341

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Paws in the Park

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Support local animal shelters by participating in the County's largest off-leash dog festival! Pet lovers from across the region will attend the annual Paws in the Park celebration that's packed with contests, prizes, sponsor giveaways, pet exhibitors, and K-9 and obedience skills demonstrations. All pet food/supply donations benefit St. Charles County Pet Adoption Center. Admission with food/pet supply donation at the gate and receive a doggie goodie bag! All ages welcome to attend!

Enjoy exciting demonstrations from Infinite Pawsibilities Training, St. Charles County Police K-9's., Canine Search and Rescue Association, and Gateway Dockdogs!

Let your furry friend compete in fun contests! Winners of the Best costume, Best Trick, Fastest Pond Ball Retrieval, Best Dog/Owner Look-Alike and Best Kisser will be awarded commemorative medals during the event. Contests begin at 10:30 a.m.

Don't forget to stop by the St. Charles County Pet Adoption Center's booth to see all the animals available for adoption. Sponsorship opportunities available!

Business Exhibitors/Vendors, Event Sponsors, and Corporate Sponsorships available! Please  636-949-7535 or email to for more details. 

Directions to the Off-Leash Area: Broemmelsiek Park (main entrance) 1795 Highway DD, Defiance, MO 63341 (go through the park, left on Schwede Rd., & left on Wilson Rd. to dog park on the right.)