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Palatine Park District Presents Canine Carnival

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  • Paw Print Painting at the 2012 Canine Carnival.

    Paw Print Painting at the 2012 Canine Carnival.
    Palatine Park District

Palatine Park District

The Palatine Park District presents the annual Canine Carnival on Thursday, August 1 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at Fred P. Hall Amphitheater, 262 E. Palatine Road, Palatine. This special event is a carnival designed just for dogs and their owners.

This year's event will feature games and activities for the dogs, raffles, a complimentary souvenir photo of you and your pet, and much more. In addition to these activities sponsored by Palatine Park District, a wide variety of vendors will be on-site to share canine information and their love of dogs. This year's gold level sponsors include A Closer Bond Dog School, Arlington Park Veterinary Hospital, Baxter & Beasley, Daily Herald Media Group, Doggie Playhouse, Hoffman Estates Animal Hospital, Loving Care Animal Clinic, Puppy Love Pet Care, and Tailchasers Incorporated.

All dogs must be leashed and accompanied by a handler age 16 and over. Dogs must be wearing a current rabies tag to participate. Pre-registration is required and is available online at using program number 6727-2. Registration can also be completed by mail or in person at Community Center, Falcon Park or Birchwood. The fee is $8 per dog with a handler; the fee includes a goody bag for all participants.

For more information about this event, please contact Lisa Schroeder, Special Interest Coordinator, at (847) 496-6229 or

The mission of Palatine Park District is to provide a variety of safe, enjoyable and affordable parks and recreation facilities and activities that will enhance the quality of life by promoting good health and well-being for all residents and visitors of the Palatine Park District.