Soggy Dog

Thank you to everyone—pups, owners, and vendors—who came out to the 2016 Soggy Dog Day to promote pet health and celebrate our canine community. In the end, more than 90 dogs roamed the pool deck! We had a blast and hope you did, too.
Date: Saturday, November 5, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM-4:00 PM, choose from one of seven 30 minutes time slots.
Location: CARD Shapiro Pool, 280 Memorial Way (Google Map)
Fee: $10 per dog, pre-registration and day of

CARD and Trailblazer Pet Supply are proud to present the 3rd annual Chico "Soggy Dog Day!" Bring your four-legged friend and splash the day away at Shapiro Pool!  This wonderful event includes health and wellness information for your pets, provided by various community pet organizations (list below). All proceeds from this event support the proposed New Dog Park. This event is split into seven 30-minute time slots for water play.  Fee includes a half hour of water play, a Goodie Bag for each dog, participation in the Dog Splash competition, and a photo opportunity with your dog!

  • Vitality offers a variety of services including Ashiatsu Massage, Raindrop Technique, and Essential Oil Education. They will be sharing how to safely use essential oils for your pets (e.g. pest deterrents, calming blends).
  • Be Well My Pet is devoted to helping pet owners manage their canines’ and felines’ health conditions with therapeutic diets, herbal protocols, and micro-current therapy. Be Well My Pet offers compassionate, qualified advice based on education and experience.
  • Shelly Keel of A Good Dog Day Training will be talking about the importance of early socialization and the tenants of Positive Reinforcement Training for dogs.
  • Tranquil Paws champions The Tellington TTouch Method, a gentle method of training animals that helps develop a deep bond between people and their animals. Tellington TTouch consists of touches, body wraps, leading exercises, and the playground of higher learning.
  • Hemp-EaZe, made locally at Tierra Sol Farm, is a multi-herb salve featuring hemp that can help nurture your pet.
  • The sole practitioner at Chico Creek Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Bettencourt grew up in the area, and he gives pets a continuity of care not offered in multi-doctor facilities. At their dental care booth, the hospital will provide information on dental cleanings, tooth brushing and other preventative care to keep pet's teeth and gums healthy. (Website)
  • Chico Holistic Pet Network was created as a clearing house of information on holistic, complementary, alternative modalities for pets in the Chico area. 
  • Butte Humane Society (BHS) is one of the oldest non-profit agencies in Butte County, California, working since 1911 to bring humanitarian care to dogs, cats and other animals. BHS will be holding a mobile adoption as well as promoting their new animal assisted therapy program! 
  • Through Enloe Medical Center’s P.A.W.S (Pet's Assisting with Service), pet teams provide joy and diversion by visiting patients, visitors and staff members. Not just any dog can be a volunteer! Learn how you and your pet can become certified for P.A.W.S. (Website)
  • Evers Veterinary Clinic stresses the importance of annual physical examinations for your pets. Thorough check-ups and preventive care can help alleviate serious health problems. 
  • All About Pets Veterinary Hospital & All About Equine Veterinary Services is a full-service veterinary medical facility that treats pets with compassion and a personal touch! Visit their booth to learn more about parasite prevention. 
  • The City of Chico Animal Shelter is owned by the City of Chico and operated by the City of Chico Police Department under Animal Services. Visit their booth to learn more about licensing information and getting your pet microchipped, which includes a lifetime registration with Home Again!
  • TrailBlazer Pet Supply Grooming takes very seriously the honor of being entrusted with one’s pet. Each person and each pet is unique, and they try their hardest to accommodate the needs and wishes of each client. Visit their booth for discounted nail trims and free grooming samples!
  • PAWSitive Vibrations specializes in amazing flower essences that provide safe, non-toxic, energy-based support for coping with emotional stress and help to promote well-being.
  • North Valley Animal Disaster Group works jointly with public and private agencies and organizations in the North Valley to promote the safety and well-being of all domestic animals and farm animals, including wildlife, affected by a disaster. 
*INTERESTED IN BEING A VENDOR? Please submit a Soggy Dog Vendor Application. You can also contact Meagan Mapes at the CARD Main office, 895-4711, ext. 121.