Nelsonville Aquatic Center is sponsoring a Pool “Paw-ty: Doggie Swim Day to benefit the Nelsonville Dog Park. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, from 4:00PM until 7:00PM. Bring your dogs of any size to romp and play and swim. Sun, Fun and Dogs – you can’t have a better day than that!
$5 per dog to enter; larger donations are welcome: all proceeds to aid in establishing a Nelsonville Dog Park
- 4PM – 6PM, FREE Puppuccinos
- 6PM, Doggy Swim Bathing Suit Contest
- 6:30P, Raffle Drawings
- Dog Gift Basket
- Bark Box Gift Certificate
GUIDELINES – PLEASE brush your dog prior to coming to the event. Please help us by brushing and also rinsing your dog by the pool prior to them entering the water. Dogs should also be rinsed before leaving the event, as some chlorine will be in the water, although at low levels which are considered safe. Bring life jackets for your dog if they aren’t experienced swimmers.
The City of Nelsonville requires that dogs be current with vaccinations and paperwork should be shown at the entrance. Core vaccinations as set forth by AAHA (Distemper Virus, Parvovirus, parainfluenza, Adenovirus-2 – the 5-in-1 vaccination) must have been received within the past three years. Puppy boosters must be up-to-date and is set at every 4 weeks until 16 weeks old and a booster at 1 year of age. Rabies must also be given within the past 3 years for adult dogs and within the year for dogs under 2 years old. Bordetella should have been given in the past year.
Water toys will be available. If you bring a toy, it is at your own risk.
Humans are NOT allowed in the water, including the zero-entry area due to concerns set forth by the Department of Health.
Please do not force dogs into the water. If they are scared, just let them run around and have fun. Forcing tentative dogs into the pool will not be allowed.
Children must be supervised closely and are not allowed on diving boards, slides or in the water at any time.
Please leave aggressive dogs at home for everyone’s safety.
Dogs in heat are not permitted at the event.
THANK YOU TO THE CITY OF NELSONVILLE FOR ALLOWING THE DOGS TO HAVE SOME FUN AND RAISE MONEY FOR A GOOD CAUSE.