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2010-09-23 / General Stories

Entries sought for Dime Box Dog Dash

The First Annual Dime Box Dog Dash will be held Saturday,October 2, 2010, in conjunction with the Mini Marathon and Homecoming Celebration at the SPJST Hall in Dime Box. Registration is 10:00 AM – 12 Noon with the races beginning at 12:30 PM. There will be two divisions: 8” and under at shoulder; over 8” to 16” at shoulder, with a $5.00 entry fee per dog. Trophies will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place in each division.

Dogs will race four at a time for 50 feet. Two handlers will be required, one to hold and release the dog at the starting line; one to stand 6 feet beyond the finish line and call, use a toy, or use other means (other than food) of getting their dog to cross the line, as long as it is not disruptive to the other dogs. Dogs must be on a non-retractable leash when not racing. The dog’s current shot record is required.

For more information call Barbara at 979-884-6762. Come and join the fun!!

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