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City of Goodyear, Arizona

Communications Office


For Immediate Release: Oct. 26, 2010


Wag and Tag dog party features pet adoptions, microchipping, contests

GOODYEAR, ARIZ. (Oct. 26, 2010) Pack up your pooch and join the fun at the Wag & Tag dog party from 10 a.m. till 1 p.m., Saturday Nov. 13 at Roscoe Park, 15600 W. Roeser Road, Goodyear. The park is located on the east side of Estrella Parkway, just south of MC85.

New this year, Wag 'n Tag is featuring contests and prizes for the best of the pets beginning at 11:30 a.m. Contest registration is from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Show off your pet's prowess in the following categories:

·         Best Pooch Smooch ? Pucker up and say "Pooch"! Show off your dog's smooching skills and the affection connection!

·         Best Voice ? This event ?speaks? for itself. Judges will be on the lookout for that special howl, bark or musical performance.

·         Best Dog/Owner Look-Alike ? If you and your dog look like one another, then this is your contest. Go all out and dress alike for the competition!

·         Smallest Dog ? If your pooch fits in a handbag, you may just bag a victory on this one.

·         Best Dressed Dog ? Canines will be lining up to ?strut the runway" in their weekend best. Be creative and have fun.

·         Best Dog Trick (Adult ? 18 years +) ? Is your dog ready for prime time? Show us what your pooch can do.

·         Best Dog Trick (Child ? 17 years & under) ? A special category for our young contestants ? This is the moment for the kids to show off their pup's talents.

There will also be police K-9 demonstrations, food vendors, and plenty of pet-friendly features.

No pet? No problem! Sun Valley Animal Shelter will be on site offering pet adoptions beginning at $50 and specially priced micro chipping for just $25. Make this the day you add that special someone to your family!

Call 623-882-7525 for more information. 

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City of Goodyear • 190 N. Litchfield Road • Goodyear AZ 85338 • Phone 623-932-3910 • Toll-Free 1-800-872-1749