Dog Days of Summer | Kent State University

Dog Days of Summer

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Student Green
1075 Risman Dr. Kent, OH 44242

You and your spirited canine are invited to join the Kent State University Alumni Association for a dog walk on the Kent Campus. The dog walk will begin at the Student Green located outside the Kent Student Center. Choose either a short walk (approximately a half mile) or a long walk (approximately one and half miles).

Dog Days of Summer Schedule

  • 10-10:15 a.m. Registration
  • 10:15 a.m. Begin Walk
  • 10:45 a.m. Short Walk Ends
  • 11 a.m. Short Walk Dog Ceremony
  • 11:15 a.m. Long Walk Ends
  • 11:25 a.m. Long Walk Dog Ceremony
  • 11:40 a.m. Post Ceremony Celebration



In order to participate, each pet owner must sign a waiver. Please download the waiver and bring it along with you the day of the walk. Extra copies will be available the day of the walk.


$5 for each furry friend. The fee includes dog treats, a special gift for your pup and post ceremony celebration with snacks for all.


Back this year is a special ceremony for all dogs in attendance!

Before You Go, Please Note

  • All dogs should be updated on vaccinations.
  • Make sure your dog is wearing their rabies tag.
  • All dog participating must be on a leash.
  • Be courteous, responsible and scoop up after your pet.
  • Bring waste bags with you.
  • Use good judgment regarding the temperament of your pet, so the event will be enjoyable for everyone.

The walk will take place rain or shine.

RSVP on or before Friday, July 27