Sunday, September 12, 2010
Lake Lanier Pet Fest
Support the animals at the 2010 Lake Lanier Pet Fest, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sept. 25 and 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sept. 26 at Laurel Park on Lake Lanier. This regional event will heighten awareness of responsible pet owner practices and the adoption of shelter animals. All proceeds will benefit the Hall County Animal Shelter.
The Dixie Dock Dogs dock diving competition is the main event of Pet Fest Dock Diving is an exciting sport where dogs jump for distance, height, or speed from a dock into a body of water. Though the popular competition has gained nationwide recognition, anyone is welcome to enter a dog that is at least six months old and current on all shots. Online registration is now open on the Dixie Dock Dogs website.
Other Pet Fest events are an interactive “Pet Zone” with contests and pet-friendly games; kids’ activities provided by the Georgia Mountains YMCA; an adoption tent with pets from the Hall County Animal Shelter; and live music all weekend, including Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls.
Parking is $5 for the day. Laurel Park is located at 3100 Old Cleveland Highway, Gainesville, GA.