Enjoy a SLO Weekend… Puttin’ on the Dog

Schedule of Events

Master of Ceremony: Lenny Jones

Celebrity Contest Judges:

  • Terry Parry, Animal Shelter Adoption Partners
  • Scott Bratcher, Manager, Lemos, Arroyo Grande store
  • Valerie Levulett, SLOPOST Board Member

Event Photography by Mark Zammitt

Music Courtesy of Jeremy Carnevali

Event Time Entry Fee
Event/Vendor Set-up 8:30am
Registration Opens
Visit the Registration/Information booth to sign up for contests, pay for BBQ and raffle tickets, buy a T-shirt, or make a donation.
Vendor Booths Open
Dog-related merchandise, demonstrations, and information, food and other sales items from local businesses and non-profit groups. On-the-spot pet services such as microchipping, vaccinations, nail clipping, and ear cleaning. Visit our sponsor and vendor section for a complete list.
Opening Ceremony: Welcome 10:00am
Doggie Fashion Show NEW
Sponsored by Wonderful Weiner Wear Fashions
Here’s a chance for your dog to model the latest fashions! Advanced sign-up is required, so please call or text Ronnie Coffman at (805) 550-2384 with your dog’s measurements.
10:00am Free!!
DogLympics Agility Course Opens
Kids (of all ages) are encouraged to test their doglympians’ skills on our home-made agility course. It’s free and fun and every dog is a winner!
10:00am Free!
Raffle Opens
Compete to win a variety of raffle prizes worth at least $100 each.
10am Tickets
2 for $5
5 for $10
Contest: Best Dressed Contest (Big, Small, Dog-Owner Look-Alike)
Who’s best at “putting on the dog”? Here’s a chance for your dog and you to strut your stuff!
10:30am Free!
Contest: Best Fetch NEW
Show off your furry friend’s ability to fetch a ball and bring it back to you.
11:00am Free!
Barbeque (Hot dog, chips, drink; vegetarian option available)
Sponsored by: Arroyo Grande Valley Kiwanis
11:00am – 1:30pm $5.00
• K9 Law Enforcement Drug Search by SLO County Sheriff
• Agility by SLODOG
• Flyball by SLODOG
Raffle Prize Winners Posted 1:00pm
Contest: Musical Sit NEW
Join a round of canine musical chairs! Last dog to sit near a cone in the arena is eliminated.
1:00pm Free!
Contest: Cutest Nudie Beauty (Big & Small)
If you’re like most owners, you think your dog is the cutest. Here’s your chance to prove it! Separate awards for big and small dogs. (No costumes allowed)
1:30pm Free!
DogLympics Agility Course Closes 2:00pm
Vendor Booths Close 2:00pm
Closing Ceremony: See you next year! 2:00pm