PugFair will be a funfilled day benefiting Ohio Pug Rescue

September 17th, 2009    Author: Staff Report    Filed Under: Community

PugFair 2009 will be held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 at Stonelick State Park.

PugFair is a charity event to raise money for Ohio Pug Rescue and will include children’s games and prizes, a pug agility demonstration, a raffle and silent auction, pet costume contest, Parade of Pugs, plenty of food and musical entertainment all day.

Admission to PugFair is free; there is a $5 entry fee for the costume contest.

In addition to more than 30 vendors selling an assortment of items for dogs and their owners, nail clipping and microchipping services will be available.

A play area will be set aside for the dogs as well. While this event is pug-themed, all vaccinated, friendly dogs and their families are invited to join in the fun.

Ohio Pug Rescue (OPR) is a non-profit volunteer organization that operates a foster care and placement program for pugs in Ohio, providing vaccinations, spay/neuter, microchipping and any other necessary medical care for adoptees. Current economic conditions have placed a strain on all rescue organizations, and OPR is near capacity, currently fostering 78 pugs looking for their forever home.

A pug agility demonstration by Caryl Baxter with her champion pugs "Kaze" and "Mimi will be held at 11 a.m. The 'Parade of Pugs' will be held at 2 p.m. with awards immediately following.

Directions to Stonelick, as well as more information about PugFair 2009, can be found at www.pugfair.org.

Find out more about OPR at PugFair, by visiting their website at www.ohiopugrescue.com or contacting Terri Wolf at (614) 262-2845.
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