Mark your calendar for our next Dog Day weekend, April 18-19, 2009, from 10:00am to 5:00pm.
Bring your dog for an invigorating walk and healthy exercise at Old Westbury Gardens. Designated garden areas only. Dog must be leashed.
Dog Demonstration & Exhibits 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Saturday ONLY. The Ladies Kennel Association of America will sponsor various activities, demonstrations and games. The LKAA will administer the Canine Good Citizen Program, is a certification program designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community. The Canine Good Citizen Program is a two-part program that stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs. All dogs who pass the 10-step CGC test may receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club.
Long Island Agility will be on hand to demonstrate the fun sport of dog agility. In agility, a dog demonstrates is agile nature and versatility by following cues from the handler through a timed obstacle course. The course has jumps, tunnels, weave poles, and other obstacles.
Other exhibitors include LI Dog Aussie Rescue and Placement Helpline, Inc. (ARPH) Mid-Atlantic Basset Hound Rescue The Shelter Connection, Inc. "bringing people and pets together" Kimberly Mockler will demonstrate communication with deaf dogs, deaf/blind dogs, including the use of American Sign Language to train dogs.
For more information, please call (516) 333-0048 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.