Dog Days of Summer

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Saturday, August 7, 2021 - 9:30am

Kent Student Center (Student Green)
Dog Days of Summer with illustrated dogs

Did you know that at one point the beloved mascot of Kent State was a Golden Retriever ? Our love for dogs and Kent State go way back. You and your pup (s) are invited to join us for a dog walk around the Kent Campus. See what's new on campus while walking along a designated doggie route. We will have both a long and short walk so dogs of all ability can paw-ticipate! After the walk, dogs in attendance will be recognized with a degree in Barkology. 

If you can't make it to campus for Dog Days of Summer, you can still join in on the fun virtually by taking your dog for a walk on Saturday, Aug. 7. Share your photos on social media by tagging #FlashesForever and #FlashesFurever. 

In Person Cost: $10 for each furry friend (This fee includes dog treats, a special gift for your pup, snacks and a $5 donation to the Kent State Police Department's K-9 Program Fund. All donations directly support K-9s Coco and Dexter, helping with necessary training, equipment, food and medical care.) 

Virtual Cost: $5 for each furry friend (This fee includes a special gift for your pup and a $5 donation to the Kent State Police Department's K-9 Program Fund. All donations directly support K-9s Coco and Dexter, helping with necessary training, equipment, food and medical care.)

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All dogs should be updated on vaccinations, have on their rabies tag and must be on a leash. Please be courteous and bring waste bags with you to clean up after your pet. Use good judgment regarding the temperament of your pet so the event will be enjoyable for everyone.

In order to participate, each pet owner must sign a waiver. Waivers can be downloaded and completed in advance to expedite the on-site registration process. Extra copies will be available the day of the walk.

Please download the waiver here and bring it along with you the day of the walk.

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