K9 Pup Strut & Expo

Saturday, May 5, 2018
Sunset Woods Park 1801 Sunset Rd Highland ParkIL  60035
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Sunset Woods Park 1801 Sunset Rd Highland ParkIL  60035

About This Activity

K9 Pup Strut & Expo

K-9 Reading Buddies of the North Shore, in partnership with the Park District of Highland Park, celebrates 10 years of service with its K9 Pup Strut & Expo.


What?  Register for a 1-mile walk, with or without a dog, and attend FREE Expo.

When and Where?  Saturday, May 5, 2018  9am-2pm
Sunset Woods Park • 1801 Sunset Rd. • Highland Park, IL

Registration Fees:

Pre-registered Adult $30/$35 day of event
Pre-registered Student (15 or younger) $15/$20 day of event

T-shirts and Dog bandanas included while supplies last.

No Refunds or Rain Date


FREE Expo Activities Include:

  • Dog Costume and Trick Contests
  • Read to a K-9 Reading Buddy
  • Doggie Massages
  • Animal Communicator
  • Pet Caricatures and Portraits
  • Children’s Author Reading
  • Free Book Give-Away
  • Dog Tricks and Demos
  • Library Book Bike
  • 25+ Dog-related businesses and services booths

Enjoy great food, raffles, prizes and much more!


Event details and schedule

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9:00           Expo Opens/Walk Registration & Check-In

9:30           Walk Begins

10:00         Walk Ends

2:00           Expo Closes


Dog Owner Safety Rules & Recommendations:

  • Use good judgment about your dog’s health and temperament.
  • Please use a leash no longer than 6 ft. No retractable leashes allowed.
  • Vicious dogs or female dogs in any stage of heat will not be allowed to attend.
  • Dogs must be at least 4 months of age.
  • All participating dogs must be current on vaccinations and wearing an I.D. tag.
  • All dogs must be kept on a leash at all times.
  • Handler must be 16 yrs. or older. Maximum two dogs per handler.
  • Any misbehaving dog will be asked to leave.
  • Please scoop up after your pet. 

All proceeds support K-9 Reading Buddies of the North Shore literacy and community outreach programs.

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Sunset Woods Park 1801 Sunset Rd Highland ParkIL  60035
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