SPCA Doggie Derby slated Oct. 15

By From page A3 | September 28, 2011

VACAVILLE — The SPCA of Solano County’s Doggie Derby is coming back to Vacaville on Oct. 15 with more competitions for owners and their pets as well as information booths, demonstrations and vendors, organizers announced Wednesday.

The derby, which raises money for the SPCA, promotes responsible dog ownership and introduces pet owners to activities that will help build a better relationship with their canine companion.

This year’s derby runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the SPCA of Solano County located at 2200 Peabody Road. The event is free and all well-behaved dogs are welcome.

There will be dog agility demonstrations, Solano County Sheriff’s Office demonstrations, obedience demonstrations, a dog wash and competitions that owners can enter with their pets.

For more information about the event, entry forms and rules, go to http://www.solanospca.com.

Reach Ian Thompson at 427-6976 or [email protected]

Ian Thompson

Ian Thompson

Ian Thompson has worked for the Daily Republic longer than he cares to remember. A native of Oregon and a graduate of the University of Oregon, he pines for the motherland still. He covers Vacaville and Travis Air Force Base for the Daily Republic. He is an avid military history buff, wargamer and loves the great outdoors.

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