Hamden R-DOG and Hamden Happy Tails Foundation are joining to present the Hamden Pet Fair. It will be held at Brooksvale Park, 524 Brooksvale Avenue, on Saturday, October 20, 2012, starting at 11:00 AM. The annual Happy Tails Halloween Pet Costume Parade will start at 1:00 PM.
In addition to the pet parade, the day's activities will include:
1.Meet the Honorable Mayor Scott Jackson. (This is a good opportunity to ask him about our animal shelter)
2.A meet-and-greet with local animal control officers
3.Taste of Hamden food buffet
4.K9 and agility dog demonstrations
5.Face painting for the kids
6.Silent auction and raffle
7.Free dog nail clippings
8.Prize wheels, freebies and more
9.Meet Princess, our goodwill ambassador, and her person, Diane Pearce
Tickets are $25/person, $40/couple, children free with adult (includes everything except raffle and silent auction). Tickets can be purchased in advance at the following:
-- Joiya Day Spa, 2349 Whitney Avenue, Hamden
-- Hamden Dog Park (Bassett Park), Ridge Road and Waite Street in Hamden, on odd-numbered days from 10/1 through 10/19 and also on 10/6 and 10/13.
-- on line at www.HamdenRDOG.org
Tickets include parade entrance fee for 1 dog per person or 2 dogs per couple.
The date will be October 20, 2012, 11:00 to 2:00, at Brooksvale Park in Hamden.