• Howl-O-Ween 2019

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    Name: Howl-O-Ween 2019
    Date: October 27, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM PDT
    Event Description:
    Grab a hair of the dog while benefitting dogs, and bring your dog… in costume!
    Wendy from the Moscow Alehouse is partnering with Tara from HSoP to throw a dog Halloween party. This event will help raise the much-needed funds to support HSoP Merlin Fund. Our lifesaving fund that allows surgeries for animals in need.
    Join us for a howling good time Sunday, Oct. 27 from 2PM-6PM at the Latah County Fair Event Center in the large room (the room with fruits and veggies during the fair). This is a family friendly event, with something for everyone in your family, especially your dog!
    Entry is $15.00 per person, children 12 & under free. Entry includes: 2 beer tokens (for those 21 & older), 1 token for a professional photo at our photo booth, 2 raffle tickets, face painting, music provided by Push the Button DJ, entry into contests, 1 token for the dog Halloween games, a commemorative dog bandanna and hours’ worth of smiles! We will have water, coffee and soft drinks available for our thirsty patrons. There will also be fun activities for children to enjoy.
    --Event Schedule—
    2:00 – Doors open
    2:30 – First Raffle Drawing – must be present to win at each raffle drawing–
    3:00 – Raffle Drawing
    3:30 – Raffle Drawing
    4:00 – Dog Costume Contest & Raffle Drawing
    Just like it sounds! Enter your pup in their costume to win a treat bag.
    4:30 – Howling Contest & Raffle Drawing
    Thankfully, none of our dogs are going to turn into human-eating monsters at the sight of a full moon. What our domestic dogs have in common with these supernatural creatures is their ability to howl. Does your pup go nuts at the sound of a siren? How about if you howl? This is a noisy game, but it can be hilarious to watch and join in with a bunch of dogs howling. The dog with the spookiest howl wins a treat bag.
    5:00 – Trick for a Treat & Raffle Drawing
    Does you dog have some tricks to show off? We would love to see them! All participants will receive a special treat for trying. Our judges will determine the leader of the pack and award them with a treat bag.
    5:30 – Raffle Drawing
    6:00 -- Doors Close

    Patrons can purchase additional tokens during the event.
    Beer tokens $5.00
    Photo tokens $5.00
    Raffle tickets: 1 for $1.00, 6 for $5.00, 12 for $10.00.
    Dog games $1.00 per game
    Kid games: free! We ask that each child play each game once to allow for all children to get a turn to play.

    Dog owners, please follow these tips to ensure your canine companion is safe and happy during this event:
    For some pets, wearing a costume may cause undue stress. The ASPCA recommends that you don’t put your dog in a costume unless you know he or she loves it. If you do dress up your pet, make sure the costume does not limit his or her movement, sight or ability to breathe, or bark. Check the costume carefully for small, dangling or easily chewed-off pieces that could present a choking hazard. Ill-fitting outfits can get twisted on external objects or your pet, leading to injury.
    Be sure to have your pet try on the costume before the big night. If he or she seems distressed or shows abnormal behavior, consider letting your pet wear his or her “birthday suit” or don a festive bandanna instead.
    Have your dogs up to date on vaccinations at least 1 week prior to the event.
    Please come prepared with a leash and bags for cleaning up should your pet relief themselves!
    If your dog isn’t accustomed to strange places and people but you don’t want to miss out, no worries! We will send you home with a doggie bag for your friend to enjoy.

    Parents, please keep in mind it will be your responsibility to ensure your children are watched and safe. Here are some helpful hints!
    For smaller children, please refrain from puffy costumes, we would hate to have a dog confuse them for a toy!
    Instruct children to ask before petting participating dogs.
    Help keep dogs safe by explaining how important it will be to not feed any of the dogs’ candy.
    Location:
    Latah County Fair and Event Center
    1021 Harold St, Moscow 
    Date/Time Information:
    Sunday, October 27
    2pm - 6pm
    Fees/Admission:
    $15 entry fee
    12 and under are free
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