Soggy Dog

Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017
Time: Sessions start at 11:00 AM, 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
On-line Registration will close on Friday, November 3 at 11:59 pm.

Session Times:
 Session I  11:00 AM-11:30 AM
 Session II  11:45 AM-12:15 AM
 Session III  12:30 PM-1:00 PM
 Session IV  1:15 PM-1:45 PM
 Session V  2:00 PM-2:30 PM
 Session VI  2:45 PM-3:15 PM
 Session VII  3:30 PM-4:00 PM

CARD and Trailblazer Pet Supply are proud to present the 4th 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 fun games and raffles, and a photo opportunity with your dog!

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to event check-in.
  • Free goodie bags 
  • Fun contests and prizes during each time slot
  • Small dog and large dogs welcome
  • Guards will be on duty to supervise dogs
  • Both shallow and deep pool areas will be open


  • Dog owners are not permitted to swim during the event
  • All dogs need to be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older. There is a minimum of 1:1 person to  dog ratio and a maximum of 2:1 people to dog ratio.
  • Prior to the event, engage your dog in a high-energy activity.
  • Dogs must be spayed or neutered and up to date on rabies and vaccination shots
  • We reserve the right to dismiss or refuse admission to any dog for unruly or aggressive behavior.
    • 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. 
    • Black Cat Photography specializes in studio and natural light pet and family photography. Click here to view photos of Soggy Dog Day 2015! 
    • 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!
    • Hemp-EaZe, made locally at Tierra Sol Farm, is a multi-herb salve featuring hemp that can help nurture your pet.
    • 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.
    • Primal Pet Food provides the highest quality raw pet foods and treats using only USDA edible-grade ingredients of the highest quality and origin. All of their vendors humanely raise, sustainably grow, and responsibly process all of the ingredients that go toward Primal products.
    • Sitter For Your Critters helps boost your pet’s spirit and ease their lonely heart when you’re forced to leave them home. They also offer concierge service, overnight & dog walking services!
    • 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!
    • 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.
    • 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).
    *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.