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Pups On Parade – Inaugural Rockaway Pet Parade to Take Place on May 14, 2022

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May 14, 11 am.


Get your pups ready to strut their stuff at the first ever Rockaway Pet Parade. Hosted by The Pet Lady, Dana Humphrey, an afternoon of fun and fur awaits you at the beach! The parade starts at noon on Saturday May 14that 108th Street and the boardwalk (near the grass by the hockey rink). Dogs are recommended to arrive by 11 am to get checked in and get their parade number. The parade route ends at 92ndStreet and the boardwalk for the After Paw-ty!

At the After Paw-ty, prizes will be presented to the winning dogs in the categories of Overall Best Dressed, Most Energetic Dog, Best Trick/Most Obedient Dog, Funniest Dog, and Best Matching. Judges for the categories will be Enchantress Shane and her dog Cooper, Claire Van Winkle and her Cat PHU, and in honor of his beloved Demi and Patches, Jerry Rae will be judging in spirit of his doggies that have passed on.


Prizes will be all natural grooming supplies from HappyBond (https://happybond.com/), delicious and nutritious treats from Bow Wow Labs https://www.bowwowlabs.com/, and many more!


Complimentary water and bowls will be available. Vendors will also be there for additional treats and goodies! Vendors will include The Pupper Cup – Ice Cream for Dogs! The Pupper Cup is dairy free, gluten free and does not contain any added sugars. Learn more at thepuppercup.com.

Vendors scheduled to appear are Dog Gone Green CBD, Shellgame Jewelry (https://shellgamejewelry.com/), and Chuck and Buddhas Dog Walking (http://www.chuckandbuddha.com/).Local groomers Pawlacio Pets, located at 11406 Rockaway Beach Boulevard will also be in attendance – (http://pawlaciopets.com/).


This family friendly event welcomes everyone! If you love dogs but don’t have one, you are invited to come and watch the parade and cheer on your favorite pups for free! All pups must make sure their humans are leashed.

The $5 entry fee will go to benefit the charity partner Yorkie911 Rescue, Inc – https://www.yorkie911rescue.com. For more information on Pups on Parade and to purchase tickets, please go to https://www.eventable.nyc/products/pups-on-parade.

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