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Two more dogs-only events added to Broward’s K-9 Splash Series

Broward County Parks and Recreation presents the K-9 Splash Series, for dogs ages 4 months and up, at the water parks at three regional parks: Castaway Island at T.Y. Park in Hollywood (October 23 and 24), Paradise Cove at C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines (October 30 and 31 AND November 13 and 14), and Splash Adventure at Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach (November 6 and 7 AND November 20 and 21). Admission is $5 per dog per 50-minute session, with sessions beginning on the hour from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (the 4 p.m. session is for small dogs only). Dogs are limited to a total of two sessions per day.

Dogs will be off leashes and free to play in the water parks. Balls and Frisbees will be provided; no outside toys or dog food/treats will be permitted. Lifeguards will be on duty. All dogs must be up to date on all vaccinations and have proof of current rabies vaccination. Dogs who are not sociable and well-behaved will be asked to leave. No people will be allowed in the water with the dogs. Food and beverages, including doggie ice cream, will be available for purchase.

Donations will be accepted for the homeless animals at Broward County animal shelters. All donations are 100 percent tax-deductible. The money is used to purchase much-needed medicine, support the foster program, increase adoptions, and purchase animal equipment and supplies. Donations of new and gently used supplies (dog beds, towels, collars, leashes, canned food, treats, etc.) are also accepted.

WHERE: Castaway Island at T.Y. Park

3300 N. Park Rd., Hollywood;

Paradise Cove at C. B. Smith Park

900 N. Flamingo Rd., Pembroke Pines;

Splash Adventure at Quiet Waters Park

401 S. Powerline Rd., Deerfield Beach;

WHEN: Saturdays and Sundays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

October 23-24 (Castaway Island)

October 30-31 AND November 13 and 14 (Paradise Cove)

November 6-7 AND November 20 and 21 (Splash Adventure)

WHO: For dogs ages 4 months and up.

HOW: $5/dog per 50-minute session; sessions start on the hour. Dogs are limited to two sessions per day, and the final session of the day (4 p.m.) is limited to small dogs. The parks’ regular weekend and holiday gate entrance fee of $1.50/person (children 5 and under free) will also be in effect.

For further information, e-mail .

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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Oct 17 2010. Filed under Animals, Broward County, Deerfield Beach, Events, Families, Hollywood, Local news, Pembroke Pines. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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