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You might find a new friend at Woofstock

Post by Craig Sailor / The News Tribune on Aug. 2, 2011 at 5:49 pm |
August 2, 2011 5:49 pm

Woofstock, the annual entertainment event that supports pet adoption, is Saturday at UPS’s Todd Field.

Presented by the Dugan Foundation, this year’s event features musical artists Erina McGann, Maya & Matt, Gina Belliveau and Automatic Theory playing indie folk, Celtic, acoustic pop and alternative rock.

At Saturday’s free event you can meet over 100 dogs, cats and ferrets and decide which one might be a good addition to your family. Last year 121 animals found new homes at Woofstock. Click on “more” for details.

There will be a disc dog demonstration, Dachshund races, doggy massage and kids’ activities.
Do you think your dog is perfect? City Dog Magazine is hosting a search for its new cover model at 1:30 p.m. The entry fee is $10 and all proceeds go to the Woofstock grant program.

Woofstock ’11  will run from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Todd Field on the campus of the University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner Street, Tacoma.           
Live show line up:           
10 a.m.                    Erina McGann
11 a.m.                    Maya & Matt 
12 p.m.                    Gina Belliveau
1 p.m                       WOOFD2 – Disk Dog Performance
1:20 p.m.                 Dachshund Races -  Finals
1:30 p.m.                City Dog Cover Search Contest 
2 p.m.                      Headliner – Automatic Theory
3:30 p.m.                 Final Heat – Dachshund Race Champion
Casual summertime attire, shoes and shirt are required. Dogs must be leashed and under control at all times.
The Dugan Foundation is an all volunteer, 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to ending the euthanasia of adoptable homeless pets and finding them forever homes.
For more information, visit or call 253-572-7700

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