Well it isn’t actually the dog days of summer because we are past the hottest days of the summer.Ã‚Â According to Wikipedia, the dog days of summer are usually mid July to mid August.Ã‚Â But this event deserves the name dog days.Ã‚Â You and your favorite pet can enjoy one last splash of summer together at Sandcastle.
This is definitly the ultimate canine pool party.Ã‚Â All proceeds benefit Animal Friends.
Before the pools are drained for the summer and autumn leaves cover the park grounds, Sandcastle Water Park is throwing open its gates for the ultimate canine pool party. Hot dogs will find cool relief at Sandcastle, splashing around in the wave pool and feasting on chicken-flavored snow cones. Human guests will enjoy fun games and a canine bathing suit contest. We’ll also be offering aÃ‚Â “kiddie pool” reserved for dogs 35-pounds and under to frolic with fidos ofÃ‚Â their own size!
Limited spaces are available, so register early! Admission is $15 per dogÃ‚Â and benefits our homeless residents. Humans may attend for free. Don’t miss this guaranteed great time! Call 412.847.7056 to secure your spot for the 1:30 – 3:30 session today!
There are a couple of things mentioned in this event description that are worth repeating…
- chicken-flavored snow cones
- canine bathing suit contest
- kiddie pool for smaller dogs
From the Trib website:
Dogs must be non-aggressive, over four months of age, current on shots and wearing an identification tag.Ã‚Â Owners must accompany their dogs at all times and keep dogs leashed while outside of the pool.Ã‚Â The swimming fun is exclusively for the canine crowd; humans are permitted in the pool only up to their knees.
Last Splash of Summer
Saturday September 8, 1:30-3:30pm
$15/dog, Humans Free
(via Black Tie Pittsburgh)