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Pawzfest 2010!

posted Aug 15, 2010, 11:46 AM by Tiffany Brown   [ updated Sep 11, 2010, 5:02 PM ]
Our second annual Pawzfest event (sponsored by JAKES!!!!) is right around the corner! Join us Saturday September 11 from Noon to 4 at the field behind the Ashland YMCA for food, fun, and furry friends! We have a lot of GREAT things planned and hope this year will be a huge success, and great fun for everyone who joins us.
Matt Miller will again be our MC this year. There will be a dog wash, by Toppers. Music will be provided by ISSS DJ!
We have a great list of vendors participating this year!
The list will continue to grow but as of right now they are:

Cuts On The Go ($10 nail trim)
Pampered Chef (With a portion of sales to benefit the Humane Society)
Peppy Paws Pooch Park
Mapleton Vet ($15 rabies vaccinations)
Goat Denim Clothing
Jakes Gourmet Dog Treats
Rocky Road Alpaca Ranch
Creative Memories
Uppercase Living
Lucy's Pet Emporium
Mary Kay
Barker Shop
Tastefully Simple
Aunt Judy-Judy's Posh Pets
DreamTree Family Home Water Filtration
Volunteers to Ban Ohio Dog Auctions
Amazing Grace Farms
Park Lane Jewels
Celebrating Home
Abby Martin-Candy & Slush Puppie
Victory Chiropractic
We Are Family Animal Rescue
Ohio Pug Rescue
C&R Enterprises
....and more!

We also have a wonderful line up of prizes for our raffle: Some of the prizes include:

Disney Package ($500 value)
2 Airtran Airway Tix to Anywhere in the US ($1000 value!)
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Columbus Zoo
Ashland Symphony
Mohican Adventures
Mohican Resort
Mid Ohio Sports Car Course
Fort Rapids Indoor Water Park (4 pk tix, $100+ value!)

Enter your pets in our contests:

Best Costume
Best Trick
and Largest

Or enter a photo in our Photo Contest!

 -Photos must be 5x7 and matted for consideration in the contest

Enjoy our petting zoo, fashion show, dog walk, educational and entertaining demonstrations, face painting, and best of all, see just some of the dogs the Humane Society has available for adoption.


Noon - Opening Ceremonies w/greeting from Matt Miller, announcements of the day's events, and a short dog walk.
          - Pastor Jeff from Trinity Lutheran Church will do a blessing of pets, and a prayer to remember 9/11.
Noon-2:00 - Peggy, Molly & Rusty - Animal Assisted Crisis Response Team
Noon-2:00 - Clowns by Ashland Evening Lions
Noon-4:00 - Petting Zoo by Trail Blazer 4H Club
1:00 - Contests Begin
2:30-3:00 - Fashion Show by Maurices, w/ACHS dogs for adoption
3:00-3:30 - Search and Rescue Demonstration by Steiner Kennels
3:30 - Raffle Drawing

Pet Contests - Sign up by 12:45 to enter your pet
Photo Contest - Sign up and enter photo by 12:45
 - Judges: Ashland Mayor Glen Stewart
                Clerk of Courts Annette Shaw
                Loudonville Mayor Stewart Zody

Along with the hard work and effort our wonderful volunteers gave to make this event happen, we owe a big thanks to all of the individuals, businesses and organizations that donated prizes, and financial support.

Humane Society would like to thank:

Columbus Zoo
Disney WOrld
Hills Pet Nutrition
Sons and Daughters of Herman
Kates Treats & Eats
Bob Evans of Mansfield
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
Gribbles IGA Employees
Mohican Resort
Mohican Adventures
Truax Printing
Colonial Manor
Jac-Lin Manor
Copper Top Gallery
Curves in Loudonville
Drs. Foster & Smith
Ashland Symphony
Mickey Mart
Peppy Paws Pooch Park
Cleveland Zoo
Lyn Way
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
Great Wolf Lodge
AirTran Airways
Canine Designz
Scott Dental Group
Merle Norman
Crazy Ray's Tattoos
Barker Shop
Prairie Peddler
Golden Corral
Opera Columbus
Four Seasons Flowers and Gifts
Coastal Pet Products
Crystal Care
Bell Store
Flower Factory
Dice Direct
Coke of Mansfield
Cleveland Browns
Frito Lay
Home City Ice
Dr. Irvine - Daisy Hill
Thiel's Replacement Systems
Mowry Construction & Engineering
Med Trans
Akron Aeros
Advantage Marketing
Thompson Memorial
Columbus Blue Jackets
Floral Garden Florists
Grace Farms/Spoiled Rotten Dog & Diva Kitty
Fin, Feather & Fur
Gizmo Shack
Kingston Nursing Home
Columbus Clippers
Pawsitively Pets
Main Street Tattoos
Tami Sheppard
Pawz Dog Boots
Lori Vickers C.Ht
American Legion Post #88
Mrs Fields
Marty & karen Myers (Milkbone)
Home Hardware
Bead Boutique
C&R Enterprises

Special Thanks To:

Ashland County Juvenile Court Community Service
Ashland County Recycling Center
Ashland Mayor Glen Stewart
Clerk of Courts Annette Shaw
Loudonville Mayor Stewart Zody

So mark your calendars, September 11th, from noon to 4 pm, at the field behind the Ashland YMCA and join us for Pawzfest 2010!

Admission is only $1.
Children under 5 and animals get in FREE!
So bring the family, bring your friends, and bring your pets!