Dallas: 5th Annual Dog Bowl at the Cotton Bowl – It’s Free

Free Sunday shindig for pups and pooches of all sizes as Dallas’ historic Cotton Bowl field transforms into a super-duper dog park with splash pools, an agility course, adoptable pets, doggie demos, music and more

Sunday, April 17, 2011
1 – 5 p.m.

Cotton Bowl Stadium at Fair Park
3750 Cotton Bowl Cir, Dallas, TX 75210


Does your hound have a frown? Want to do something special for your four-legged fur ball? Fulfill Fido’s dream with a field day that will make any hound happy.
Cruise over to Cotton Bowl Stadium at Fair Park for the free, family-fun, fifth-annual Dog Bowl from 1 – 5 p.m. Sunday, April 17, when Dallas’ most historic football field will transform into a super-duper dog park for canines of all sizes to romp and run unleashed!

Enjoy plenty of pooch-pleasing fun including an animal-only agility course, a pet/owner look-alike contest, demos including a Dancing with the Dogs bit, splash pools, misting tents, giveaways, exhibits, music and more. Talk to trainers, veterinarians and pet product vendors, and learn the latest tips and trends in the tail-wagging world. Also check out local dog clubs, rescue groups and other animal welfare organizations with adoptable dogs at the Woofstock “tail” gating zone outside the entrance gate of the Cotton Bowl.

Misting ponds and giant “dip and sip” dog bowls will keep canines cool and quenched, while humans will have the opportunity to enjoy refreshments (including beer) and other concessions for sale.

Admission is free. The City of Dallas charges $10 for parking within the gates of Fair Park, or ride the DART Rail Green Line to the Fair Park Station.
(Non-service animals are allowed on DART only if they are in crates.) Owners will be asked to observe all current City of Dallas Dog Park policies while at Fair Park.

The fifth annual Dog Bowl is hosted by Friends of Fair Park, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For more information, please call the Fair Park Information Line at 214-421-9600 or go to fairpark.org.

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