The 2014 "Cirque Du Pup" Pooch Parade, presented by Petsmart, will be held on Saturday May 24, 2014 at Riverfest. Ruff on the River and Riverfest want to give back to animal organizations in need. What better way than to get the community together for some fun while giving back to others. This year proceeds recipients are as follows: All About Labs, Little Rock Animal Village and C.A.R.E.
The registration “PAWTY” will take place at 8:30 a.m. at Acxiom at the corner of 3rd and River Market Ave. If you did not pre-register, you may register on site for $30 with festival admission included for the entire weekend! You can register your pup on site at the "PAWTY"!The perfect drop off location for the escort and Dog! Parade starts at 9:30 a.m. and will end at Heifer International. Immediately following the parade will be the Weenie Dog Derby for all short legged dogs. There are three different sized categories for the short-legged dog races.1) Beenie Weenies - Measures no more than 8" in height. 2) Hot Dogs - Measures 9-12" in height. 3) Summer Sausage - Measures over 12" in height. Last year’s winner was a Pomeranian. Join our celebrity judges as they give away top prizes at the Winners Circle and introduce the recipients of our proceeds and the winners of the best costume contest!
Sponsorship levels are available! Please contact our office (501) 255-3378 for more info!
Each Pooch registration includes one human escort. Additional human guests can walk with the pooch member by purchasing an additional escort pass. Escort passes can be purchased at the registration “PAWTY”.
Registration for additional human companions and the Weenie Dog Derby will take place the day of the event for $5.
Your registration fee benefits C.A.R.E., All About Labs and Little Rock Animal Village.
The Pooch Parade is presented by PetSmart!
Thanks So Much To These Special Sponsors