Traffic Light Bandana Dog Walk


Sat Mar 23 2024 ()


Picton Memorial Park, 77 Waikawa Rd, Picton


All Ages

Traffic Light Bandana DOG WALK and fun day, hosted by Picton Vet, NZ.

Get out and socialize 'on lead' at this Traffic Light Bandana Dog Walk and fun day.
These colourful bandanas each indicate the dog's feelings or condition. It signals to others to ask before interacting. Enjoy your dog in the company of others, while encouraging communication and control at dog parks, and avoiding accidents and altercations.

The event starts with registration and supply of bandanas from 9 - 9.45am. At 10am, get ready to join others in one of two walks around the Picton town showing off the colourful bandanas on the dogs.
From 11.00am the fun begins with a special dog club judge, games, races and prizes for best trick, largest and smallest dogs and more. Dogs and owners can mingle and socialise in a controlled environment with dogs 'on lead'. A professional photographer will attend, as will Mrs Whippy, food and a coffee cart for refreshments. A police dog might even visit.

You Must register and pay BEFORE the event. No gate sales!
Please provide your details and contact phone and email.
To be held on Sat 23rd March 2023, but if wet, it will be on Sun 24th March with notification on Picton Veterinary Clinic's Facebook, and via email, by 9am.

Registration includes a FREE Bandana. Choose from..
RED - No Dogs - for those that are nervous and want others to stay at a distance initially, or for those that may be inclined to bite. Again ask first.
ORANGE - Caution - for those that may be weary of some dogs approaching or certain people patting them, so ask first.
YELLOW - Deaf or Blind - signifying a disability or illness and may be more delicate!
GREEN - Friendly.

Dogs must wear current COUNCIL REGISTRATION TAG and the TLB Bandanas on the day.
Please bring extra cash to support small businesses, also a SMILE and enjoy yourself.

Safety ....
Participants acknowledge this is an ON LEAD event with dogs wearing the Traffic Light Bandanas. They promise to have dog(s) under control and NOT cause nuisanse or harm to other dogs or people at this event. Picton Vet is not responsible for any accidents occuring at this event and expects dangerous dogs to NOT attend.
Dogs must be over 3 months, fully vaccinated and registered with a district council.
Contagious diseases - Please do not bring your dog if it is coughing or has any other contagious disease, nor come yourself if unwell with flu like symptoms.

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