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The First Annual Dog Awareness Family Fun Day


Sun 22 Feb 2015, 10:00am–5:00pm

Where: Foxton Beach, Marine Parade, Foxton Beach, Horowhenua

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: PrettyPitties

Haven Animal support services Palmy-Wellington and Pretty Pitties and Other Mischief Makers are proud to present you with their First Annual Dog Awareness Family Fun Day.

The aim of the day is to raise funds for both non profit organizations, whilst providing a family filled fun day, where you learn about our breed of the year and new things to do with your dog!

Our breed of the year is: Pit Bulls!

We are having fun dog comps on the day!!
Its $10 entry per dog and you can enter in more than one category!! Registration and payment on the day until 1pm.
Here are the categories you can enter on the day:
*Owner / Dog Look-Alike
*Waggiest Tail
*Biggest dog
*Smallest dog
*Longest Ears
*Best Trick.
*Best Fancy Dress
*Funniest quirk
*Best Veteran

All these categories are kindly sponsored by stall holders you see on the day.

All dog breeds are welcome at this event, provided the owners follow our simple safety rules (see below). There will be stalls of all kinds of doggy minded things! Bouncy Castles for the kids! Canine Parkour Demo! Pit Bull a Tail of a Breed of Dog Presentation! Sausage Sizzle! Fun Dog Comps!

Special Guest: Hazel the Pit Bull and her family! And much much more!

Entry is by voluntary gold coin donation.

Event Safety Rules

All dogs must be on non retractable leads
Dogs must comply Council and national dog Bylaws
Female dogs in any state of heat will not be admitted
Protect your dog by bringing a water bowl and bottle for yourself
When giving treats do so in a way that does not inadvertently cause fights or altercations between dogs
Be sure to bring a clean up bag, you will be responsible for cleaning up after your dog
Kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
Maximum of two (2) dogs per adult human
Aggressive dogs will not be admitted
NO dogs left in cars!!!
Please respect and be considerate of others and dogs-don’t assume we do everything the same or have the same temperaments.
This is a positive, informative family event any anti social or upsetting behavior will be dealt with accordingly.
Strictly no alcohol, smoking or drugs

Remember, the event will go ahead rain or shine, and often does both. Dress appropriately and watch out for dehydration in you and your pooch.
For more information

Contact Monique Bowers on 027 321 5401 or by emailing