Unleash the Fun at the Dog Days of Summer Event

Get ready for a dog extravaganza at Ewing Park this weekend! The much-anticipated Dog Days of Summer event is set to take place tomorrow, June 24, and Sunday, June 25, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Come rain or shine, this event, proudly sponsored by Reeds Services, promises to be a unique experience that you won’t want to miss. Not only will it be a fun-filled weekend for dog enthusiasts, but it will also benefit police K9s, making it a worthy cause to support.

Here’s what you can expect at this year’s Dog Days of Summer:

  • Dock Diving Dogs: Prepare to be amazed by the incredible feats of dock diving dogs. Watch as these agile canines showcase their skills by diving off a 40-foot-long dock, executing impressive vertical jumps, and displaying their sheer athleticism.
  • Barn Dogs and Working Dogs: Witness the remarkable abilities of barn dogs and working dogs in action. These highly trained canines will demonstrate their specialized skills and showcase their training in various competitions throughout the weekend.
  • K-9 Police Competitions: Marvel at the teamwork and precision displayed by K-9 police units as they compete in thrilling competitions. Watch as these dedicated officers and their four-legged partners demonstrate their training, agility, and bond.
  • Hourly K-9 Demonstrations: Gain insights into the world of K-9 units through hourly demonstrations. Learn about drug searches and witness the strong bond between K-9 handlers and their loyal companions.
  • Food Trucks and Crafts: Treat yourself to delicious food from a variety of food trucks and explore the crafts section, where you can find unique dog-related merchandise and accessories.
  • Vendors and Silent Auction: Browse through a diverse range of vendors offering dog food, treats, and other canine-related products. Additionally, participate in the silent auction for a chance to win exclusive items while supporting the cause.
  • Kids’ Zone and Games: Keep the little ones entertained in the kids’ zone, where they can enjoy pony rides and engage in exciting games suitable for children of all ages.
  • Special Events: Join in the dog walk on Saturday, June 24th, at 8 a.m., honoring the memory of Ellwood City’s former police dog, Ranger. This heartfelt ceremony will pay tribute to Ranger’s dedicated service. On Sunday, June 25th, at 3 p.m., witness the popular hot dog eating contest, sponsored by Red Hot Restaurant.

Chad Reed, the driving force behind Reeds Services, expressed his enthusiasm for this annual event and its positive impact on the community. Over the past years, the Dog Days of Summer event has successfully raised over $75,000 to support local K9 units. With each passing year, Reed and his team aim to make the event even more successful, ensuring that the K9 units receive the necessary funding to continue their vital work.

Reeds Services has been actively involved in sponsoring K9 units, recognizing the need for financial support in maintaining these programs. By organizing the Dog Days of Summer event, Reed’s Services has been able to contribute significantly to the purchase of police dogs, training programs, and essential equipment for the K9 units. Their commitment to community safety and passion for pets drive their dedication to the sponsorship program.

Don’t miss out on the doggy extravaganza at Ewing Park this weekend! It’s an opportunity to have fun, support a worthy cause, and witness the incredible abilities of our four-legged friends. Be part of this exciting event and help ensure the future of K9 units.

Remember, the Dog Days of Summer event is happening on June 24th and 25th, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Ewing Park. Come rain or shine, let’s celebrate the bond between humans and dogs and make a difference in the lives of our brave K9 officers!

Key Points:

  • Dog Days of Summer event at Ewing Park on June 24th and 25th
  • Sponsored by Reeds Services, benefiting police K9s
  • Dock diving dogs, barn dogs, working dogs & K-9 police competitions
  • Hourly K-9 demonstrations, food trucks, crafts, vendors, kids’ zone, games, silent auction, music, and more
  • Special events: dog walk and hot dog eating contest
  • Previous years raised over $75,000 for K9 units
  • Reeds Services sponsors 9 different K9 units
  • Focus on community safety and support for K9 programs