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Pope Memorial Humane Society: K9 Carnival on September 28

Posted September 19, 2019

We want you to give your dogs the day out they deserve at the first-ever Pope Memorial Humane Society K9 Carnival on September 28th at Harbor Park in Rockland.

Pope Memorial Humane Society will host its K9 Carnival, featuring the Dog Lovers Days Lure Course from 10 am – 4 pm at Harbor Park in Rockland. “Our K9 Carnival celebrates the bond between people and their pets. We want our community to be a part of the Carnival where both the dogs and their humans play the games and win great prizes. We are especially excited for the dog lure course. The first of its kind in Maine and bound to be a great time for everyone.” Says Kasey Bielecki, Community Outreach and Events Coordinator.

It will be $10 per dog to run the lure course and every participant will leave with a professional photo of their dog(s) running the course. The course is fully fenced in with plenty of viewing areas for the community. It doesn’t matter if your dog is a Chihuahua or a Great Dane or a mix of anything in between – if they love to chase things or play fetch, they will LOVE Lure Coursing! Even if you think they won’t – many people are very surprised when their dogs go wild for the lure!!

Additionally, you can expect a dunk tank, carnival games, dog kissing booth, puppy playpen, dog ball pit, face painting, grilled cheese bar, silent auction, bake sale and more! We hope to see our community out in full force on September 28th. All money raised will go directly to Pope Memorial Humane Society and the care of local homeless animals. More information can be found online at, or email or call the shelter at 594.2200.

Pope Memorial Humane Society was founded in 1989 in response to the needs of homeless animals – their protection, care, and adoption. Pope Memorial Humane Society is devoted to caring for and placing unwanted and abandoned animals in loving homes; promoting responsible pet ownership and humane treatment of all animals. The following towns contract with the Pope Memorial Humane Society: Rockland, Thomaston, Warren, Owls Head, St. George, Port Clyde, Martinsville & Tenants Harbor; So. Thomaston, Spruce Head, Union, Cushing, Matinicus, North Haven, and Vinalhaven, Stockton Springs, and Morrill.