25 Mar

April Yappy Hour – “Dog Speak” Pet Ed Seminar

Dog Trainer Lezle Stein

Sunday, April 26th from 3-5 pm

Handle with Care Dog Training

PET EDUCATION SEMINAR: Learn How to Understand ‘Dog Speak’, and How to Safely Break Up Dog Fights with Dog Trainer and Behavior Specialist Lezle Stein.

April Yappy Hour will be set-up under the tunnel, and we invite you to attend this informative seminar, where you can learn practical methods of how to interact with other dogs at the dog park, and enjoy a social and healthy environment.

22 Feb

March Yappy Hour – Therapy Dog Pet Ed Seminar 2/22/15

Pet Education Seminar: “Getting Your Dog Started on the Path to Becoming a Therapy Dog, and Basic Dog Obedience”   Sunday, March 29 from 3-5 pm

Therapy Dog

RESCHEDULED FROM FEBRUARY’S RAIN CANCELLATION

Two certified members of the A.K.C., Karen Saunders and Ann de-Toth, will be speaking at our February Pet Education Seminar about how to certify your dog as a Therapy Dog, and how your dog can become a better member of the family through training. Specializing in dog obedience, one door prize will be awarded at the conclusion of the seminar: A 10-week Novice Course at Hollywood Dog Obedience Club.

10 Jan

January Yappy Hour and Annual Meeting 1/25/15

IMG_0133The Friends of Hermon Dog Park Board of Directors will hold their Annual Meeting January 25, 2015 from 3 – 5 pm inside Hermon Dog Park. The President’s and Treasurer’s report will be read to all in attendance. The President’s report details all events and accomplishments that happened at Hermon Dog Park in 2014. Park Patrons will have a chance to voice their concerns and suggestions for a successful 2015 season. Vendor Pet Taxi and Military Pets Inc., will also be in the membership booth giving away Canine Probiotic and Joint Recovery Vitamin Powder as a thank-you gift for attending the meeting. Yappy Hour is a chance for all to meet -up at the dog park and get social with your pet community.

01 Oct

HOWL-oween Costume Contest and Peanut Butter Lick-off 10/26/14

"Dog Year Blimp" HOWL-oween 2014

Sunday, October 26 HOWL-oween – our biggest dog event of the year! We had 15 awesome prizes/gift bags and we added some new categories. And this was the 8th year of the peanut butter lick-off, which always gets the dogs smacking!

The Halloween Costume Contest kicked off at 4 pm. Registration was between 3-3:45 pm. Entry fee was $1 for Members, and $5 for Non-Members per category.

The Peanut-Butter Lick-off  began in the large dog side first at 3:45, followed by the small lickers in the small dog park. All participants took home some goody bags from Natural Balance Dog Food. Here is a list of this year’s categories:

  • Best Homemade (Large & Small)
  • Scariest (Large & Small)
  • Funniest (Large & Small)
  • Best Profession (Large & Small) example: a race car driver, a nurse, an accountant
  • Best TV or Movie Character (Large & Small) example: Superman, Ghostbusters
  • Judge’s Choice (Awarded to Team, Large Dog & Small Dog)
  • Best Team (Human Companion & Dog(s)) Must be dressed alike or common theme, example: Beekeeper and bumblebee(s)
  • Best Pack (Team of Dogs) Must be dressed alike or common theme, example: Firefighters

You can check out pictures on our Facebook page.