7th Annual Doggie Dash Slated for September 8 at Fort Missoula


Missoula Parks & Recreation and Missoula Animal Control invite you and your four-legged friends to the 7th annual Doggie Dash Pet Expo and Fun Run on Saturday, September 8, at Fort Missoula Regional Park West. The free pet expo in the Bella Vista Pavilion is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the 1-mile and 5k runs start at 10 and 10:30 a.m., respectively.

The Doggie Dash Expo features an agility course, groomers, trainers, dog walkers, boarders, pet retailers, veterinarians and much more. Browse a variety of pet services and gear and meet featured pets up for adoption from local shelters.

Runners and walkers may enter one or both races; all paid racers receive a Doggie Dash portable water bowl. Kids 10 and under may race for free, but must pre-register. The registration fee for each race is $25 per person. Proceeds benefit homeless pets at Missoula Animal Control.

All dogs must be leashed. To register, visit www.missoulaparks.org/register, 721-PARK or stop by Currents Aquatics Center in McCormick Park. Fort Missoula Regional Park West is located at South Av. and 33rd St.

5k run/walk    1-mile run/walk   Free 10 and under 1-mile