October 17th, 2015
11am - 2pm
The Ruff House Dog Park Association is having their 7th annual Howl-a-woof event at Rockwood Park on Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 11am until 2pm. This event will feature dog costume contests, food and drink, merchandise and much more. The event is for dogs and dog owners to enjoy the Halloween season and to raise money for the Friends of Ruff House Dog Park.
Schedule of Events
11am – Event Opens
11:45 am – Small Breed Dog Costume Contest
12:45 pm – Large Breed Dog Costume Contest
1:30 pm – Musical Sit
Dress up your best 4-legged friend and bring him to the park. See the web site www.ruffhousedogpark.com for more info, directions and photos from last year's event. This dog park is totally supported by volunteers and fundraising. All proceeds from the event will go towards association expenses in park improvements and maintenance.
The Ruff House Dog Park Association is having their 6th annual Santa Paws event at Rockwood Park on Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 11am until 2pm. Come and get your pup’s photo taken with Santa Paws. For a $5 donation to the park, your dog and you, if you wish, can pose with Santa. There will also be Ruff House merchandise on sale. This makes a great holiday gift for your dog loving friends. Children are welcome at the event but must be at least 10 years old to go inside the kennel area.
The Dog Park is always in need of help. Here are a few things we are in need of now. Please contact us if you can help out with any of these things.
- Public Realtions - help with promoting our events with the local media.
- Masonry - advice and help planning of a possible future park improvement
- Landscape water architect - advice and help planning of a possible future park improvement
- Event volunteers - help with putting on our events. No special skills required.
- Fencing contractor
- Board Members
Have you shot some cool video at the dog park? Post it on YouTube and email the link to the webmaster and we will link to it from our Ruff House Dog Park YouTube channel.