Furry Fest at Gulf Place Feb. 21

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  1. Teresa

    Teresa SoWal Guide Staff Member

    Nov 15, 2004
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    South Walton, FL
    Furry Fest at Gulf Place
    Saturday, Feb 21| 10am - 3pm


    ALAQUA and HEART Animal Rescue have joined forces in this FREE community event to raise much needed funds to help with animals in the shelter and community awareness. Come out to hear live music by the Screamin' Fleas of Panama City, FL,
    and lots of fun and shopping for both you and your furry friend. Check our Facebook page often for updates and details on hourly activities.

    Stay tuned for schedule of events and Furry Fest announcements!

    Alaqua Animal Refuge is a no kill shelter that is a 501c3 non profit organization. Horses, rabbits, dogs and cats are all able to live at the shelter. Over 250 hundred animals are housed at a given time, and over 11,000.

    H.E.A.R.T Animal Rescue Inc is a 501c3 non profit organization dedicated to caring for homeless pets in our communities through helping with adoptions from shelters, community awareness, our food pantry and when able fostering and caring for companion animals until loving homes can be found.


    Screamin' Fleas are a 4 piece original/cover band based out of Panama City, Florida.
  2. Teresa

    Teresa SoWal Guide Staff Member

    Nov 15, 2004
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    South Walton, FL
    See Furry Fest 2015 featured story on SoWal.com!

    Furry Fest Event Schedule


    Aimee Shaffer (10-3pm)

    KC Phelps (10-12pm)
    The Screamin' Fleas (12-3pm)

    10 am
    Opening ~ Blessing (Kelsie Walker) ~ 9:50 at stage
    10:10 am

    Agility Demonstration
    10:30-11:30 am

    Nonie's Ark Animal Encounters (children's area)

    Furry Friends Cake Strutt
    11:00 am

    Agility Demonstration
    11:45 am

    30A Dance Wave Performance (15-30 minutes)
    12:00 pm

    Agility Demonstration
    12:45pm (10 minutes)

    Smooch Pooch Contest
    12:55pm (15 minutes)

    Furry Friends Fun Parade and group photo

    *Judging *
    Furriest Human Costume/ Furriest Dog Costume (look-a-like)
    Furriest Dog in costume (Big and Small)
    Cutest Dog (Big and Small)
    Most Creative Costume (Big and Small)
    1 pm

    Agility Demonstration
    1:10 pm (winners announced)
    1:30 pm

    Fast and Furriest Races (Doxie races)

    Agility Demonstartion
    2:15 pm

    The Beagles Strutt Contest
    2:30 pm

    Raffle Ends (Several items for a chance to WIN)
    $5 for 1 ticket or 15 for $20

    Mardpaws Competition Agility Training will also have an agility course to run for a donation of $3.00 (ALL proceeds go to Alaqua and HEART), Training tips and free Kona fur to the first 1000 visitors...

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