Oro Valley hosting Doggie Dash ‘n Dawdle run/walk and dog festiv - Tucson News Now

Oro Valley hosting Doggie Dash ‘n Dawdle run/walk and dog festival

(Source: Oro Valley Parks and Recreation) (Source: Oro Valley Parks and Recreation)
ORO VALLEY, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Looking for a fun outdoor activity that you can do with your dog?  Oro Valley has just the event for you with the 2016 Doggie Dash 'n Dawdle this weekend. 

On Saturday, Oct. 29 dog owners are encouraged to bring their pups to run or walk in this annual event at Riverfront Park (551 West Lambert Lane).  

There is a free festival from 9 a.m. to noon and will include prizes, dog crafts, a dog costume contest, as well as training demos, local dog organizations and much more. 

Check out last year's festival (below):

For the exercise enthusiast there is the two-mile Doggie Dash run/walk that begins at 8:45 a.m. Two miles too much, there is a one-mile Doggie Dawdle run/walk beginning at 9 a.m.  The race will be timed, with the top three finishers receiving a prize.  

While the festival is free, there is a fee to dash or dawdle, which is $20 and you can register online by clicking here or visiting orovalleyaz.gov/parksandrec

Copyright 2016 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

  • PetsPet ConnectionMore>>

  • Sierra Vista Animal care center to host open house

    Sierra Vista Animal care center to host open house

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 12:51 AM EDT2017-06-28 04:51:48 GMT

    Called Raise a Paw for Freedom, the open house will feature special adoption rates, pet safety information, and a Fourth of July themed pet photo booth.

    Called Raise a Paw for Freedom, the open house will feature special adoption rates, pet safety information, and a Fourth of July themed pet photo booth.

  • Tuesday's Tails: Corona and Keeto!

    Tuesday's Tails: Corona and Keeto!

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 5:43 PM EDT2017-06-27 21:43:53 GMT
    Corona & Keeto (Source: Tucson News Now)Corona & Keeto (Source: Tucson News Now)

    There were two tails wagging in the KOLD News 13 studios at noon, with Pima Animal Care Center featuring Corona and Keeto.  Here's the low down on this wonderful waggers!

    There were two tails wagging in the KOLD News 13 studios at noon, with Pima Animal Care Center featuring Corona and Keeto.  Here's the low down on this wonderful waggers!

  • Volunteers needed for PACC’s Community Dog Walk on July 4

    Volunteers needed for PACC’s Community Dog Walk on July 4

    Monday, June 26 2017 6:35 PM EDT2017-06-26 22:35:04 GMT
    (Source: Pima County/Pima Animal Care Center)(Source: Pima County/Pima Animal Care Center)

    “Our pets love the attention they get during these community events,” said Gina Hansen, Volunteer coordinator at PACC, in a recent news release. “It helps them stay happy, healthy, and hopeful as they wait for their forever homes.” 

    “Our pets love the attention they get during these community events,” said Gina Hansen, Volunteer coordinator at PACC, in a recent news release. “It helps them stay happy, healthy, and hopeful as they wait for their forever homes.” 

Powered by Frankly