All dogs must be controlled on a leash six feet long or less. Retractable leashes are allowed as long as they are locked at six feet or less.
All animal waste must be pick-up and disposed of in a waste receptacle. Plastic baggies are available at no charge at the event front gate.
All dogs must be healthy and up to date on shots to participate at Dog Day Afternoon. Unruly or aggressive dogs will be asked to leave the park.
The Dog Day Raffle:
While you are at Dog Day Afternoon please stop by the raffle table next to the demo area. Every year we get fun dog related items that we raffle off. This year all raffle proceeds will benefit a local animal rescue group! Raffle tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. Winners do not need to be present to win and winners will be picked throughout the event; all prizes must be picked up at Dog Day by 5:00pm or prizes will be available for pick-up at the Recreation Station on 770 E. Franklin Street in Bradley, Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
The Dog Day Photo Booth:
Get your picture taken with your favorite four-legged family memeber at the Pet Photo Booth! Photos are $15 and includes a CD with digital copyrights. Photos & CDs can be picked up after June 3rd, 2013 at the Recreation Station on 770 E. Franklin Street in Bradley, Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Each year we get between 40-80 dog and pet related vendors to showcase their goods and services at Dog Day Afternoon. If you are looking for something special for your four legged friend or just need some tips from the experts, you will find them at our vendor tents.
Here are 2013 vendors:
County West Animal Hospital
Bradley Animal Hospital
Levering Animal Chiropractic
Betty Burian Kirk's Custom Spun Dog Hair Yarn
Peotone Animal Hospital
Gotta Go Natural Pets
Dog Days Inn Pet Resort, Inc.
Riverside's Animal Ambassadors
Picket Fence Crafts
Paw Paws Pet Bakery
Collie Rescue of Greater Illinois
Blain's Farm & Fleet
Torbel's Canine Connection
VCA Aroma Park Animal Hospital
And more are registering daily so check back soon!
If you would like to become a vendor please fill out and submitt a vendor application. Applications are being accepted now! Sign up before April 12 and save on the registration fee. News Update: Early Bird rates have been extended through May 1st!
1:00 p.m.- Office Todd Navrstil and Pete- K9 Demonstration
2:00 p.m. - Cynthia Deery of Happy Tailz, Inc.- Pet Wellness Presentation
Dog Games and Events :
Events do not require pre-registration, you can show up and participate for each event at the scheduled time.
12:00 p.m. - Children's Face Painting at Gazebo
12:30 p.m. - Costume Contest at Demo Area
2:30 p.m. - Doggie Fashion Show at Demo Area
3:00 p.m. - Doggie Trick Contest at Demo Area
4:15 p.m.- The Great Doggie Treat Hunt at rope fence North of Pavilion (North Field)
For more details please contact Nicole Jenkins at (815) 933-9905 ext 472 or email.