Dogs Day Out is an annual event hosted by Clarence City Council at Rosny Farm, located between Eastlands Shopping Centre and Rosny Park Public Golf Course. The 2014 event is set down for this Sunday (October 5) and will kick off at 11:00am.

Dogs Day Out - The Essential Doggy Guide
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Photo: Fiona Dewar, The Essential Doggy Guide

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Entrance: Rosny Farm, Clarence

Rosny Farm: Dogs Day Out

An action packed day is promised for the entire family. In the past, the Dogs Day Out celebration of all things canine has attracted more than 1,000 participants to Rosny Farm. There will be competitions, exhibitions, look-alikes and parades, sales of food and drink and live music to enjoy. The entertainment is provided free of charge.

Relevant business owners will be providing information to patrons and the Council will have their own display. Potential dog owners can chat with staff and volunteers from the Dogs’ Homes of Tasmania.

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Dogs’ Homes of Tasmania: Dogs Day Out, Rosny

A full program of events for Dogs Day Out is listed online. For more information call Sarah Bishop (Rosny Farm) on 6245 8740.

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Coco: adopted, Dogs’ Homes of Tasmania

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Cassie Bella Pawthor Club (photo Fiona Dewar)

Poochibald Art Prize

School-age artists can submit a painting or drawing of a dog for the prestigious Poochibald prize. The entry can feature any dog… the artist’s own dog; a dog they know or even a famous dog. Think Scooby Doo, Pluto, Snoopy, Lassie or maybe even Santa’s Little Helper, the rescue-greyhound from The Simpsons.

Great prizes will be awarded in both the senior (12-16 years) and junior (under 12 years) sections. All work will be on display in the Schoolhouse Gallery at Rosny Farm for Dogs Day Out and the exhibition will remain until Saturday 11 October.

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Poochibald exhibition: Schoolhouse Gallery, Rosny Farm

Rosny Farm, Dogs’ Homes of Tasmania and the Cassie Bella Pawthor Club are all registered members of Think Tasmania.

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