Sunday, October 16th, 2016    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Kemper Outdoor Education Center
8201 S. Jasper Bell Road, Blue Springs, MO, 64015

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About Dogtober Fest
Fun for your dogs. Fun for their pets (that would be you). Fun for all! Everyone is guaranteed to have a doggone good time at Dogtober Fest.

Dogtober Fest benefits the Kemper Outdoor Education Center, Lee’s Summit Animal Shelter and Independence Animal Shelter.

23rd Annual Tails for Trails Dog-Walk for Parks
Enjoy a 1-mile walk on a lovely park trail, while benefiting the Kemper Outdoor Education Center and local animal shelters

Contests & Games
Contests and games include Bobbing for Biscuits, Sack Races, Roll-Over Races, Biscuit Eating, Musical Frisbees, Biscuit Toss, Costume Contest, Dog/Owner Look-A-Likes, Biggest Dog and Smallest Dog.  Fun matches include Obedience, Agility and Rally.

AKC Canine Good Citizen certification testing is available throughout the day.

Competition is offered in Dock Diving and Frisbee Catching. Fun Runs and Show & Go  Run-Throughs are offered in Agility, AKC Obedience and Rally.

Workshops will help you and your dog get started in Dock Diving and Agility.

Demonstrations include Police Dogs, Search and Rescue Dogs, Sheep Herding, Draft and Carting, Lure Coursing, Agility and Water Rescue.

Information Booths include Adopt-A-Pet, breed clubs, pet resorts, doggie day care, training clubs, service dogs, groomers, dog bakeries, veterinarians, fencing and a wide-array of dog related products and services.

  1. A white dog jumping to catch a frisbee

    For dogs that want to show off.

  2. A black and white dog dressed up in a shiny silver costume

    For dogs that want to get dressed up.

  3. A black and white dog laying on the ground being petted

    For young pups that just want to relax.

  4. A brown, furry dog jumping over a stick

    For dogs that want to fly.

Put your products and services in front of 3,000 dog owners!  Call 816-229-8980 or email for information.

Event Footage
Check back soon for a video showing all the fun there was to be had at past events!

Join in all the fun there is to have at Dogtober Fest 2016!