Dogs to have their day Saturday


Dogs and their owners will have their day in the sun this Saturday at SUNY Cobleskill.
It’s the Dog Days of Summer Dog Stroll, a fundraiser for the Animal Shelter of Schoharie Valley.
Besides the dog walk itself, there will be a blessing of the animals, vendors, demonstrations, photos, games and contests for dogs and their owners.
One highlight will be the Pooch Pageant, which will showcase 10 dogs the Shelter has up for adoption.
“We have a lot going on, and it should be fun for everyone––the dogs and their owners,” said Shelter President Mary Romain.
Admission is $10 for adults, and there’s a free tee shirt with each admission. Kids and dogs enter free.
Registration begins at 9am, and the schedule follows:
10am Blessing of the animals.
10:15 Pooch Pageant of Shelter dogs.
10:30 Talent and costume contests.
11am Animal communication presentation by Coryelle Kramer.
11:30 Bomb/narcotics dog demonstration by John McGuire.
12 Sled dog presentation by Vic DeSanto.
12:30 Group walk, followed by raffle drawings.
1 Rally obedience demonstration by Eileen McGuire.
1:30 Search and rescue dog demonstration by Trish Galvin.
Vendors attending will be Schoharie County Emergency Management, TC Enterprises, Contain-A-Pet Fencing, Boneheads Grooming, Cave Country Animal Rescue, Dr. David Rummel, Eastern States Hedgehog Rescue, Janice Marciniac and her Shetland Ponies, If Looks Could Kill Salon, Photography by Leisha, The Grooming Depot and Coryelle Kramer, animal communicator.