Celebrate Operation Kindness' 40th Anniversary at Dog Day Afternoon
• 8100 Doran Circle Drive Dallas TX
. This year Operation Kindness will celebrate their 40th anniversary at the annual free event on Saturday, June 4, 2016, at Flag Pole Hill near White Rock Lake. This years goal of setting a new world record for the worlds largest dog cake would break the current record set in April 2011 in London that cake was baked in honor the Royal Wedding and weighed 150.91 pounds.
Sponsored by Blue Buffalo, Operation Kindness is working with Catering by Larry to bake a dog friendly cake that is estimated to be more than 170 pounds. The cake will feature healthy, natural Blue Buffalo dog food; mashed potato and sweet potato icing; carrots and peas for confetti and Blue Buffalo treats as garnishes. More than 600 canine guests will receive a complimentary piece of cake, with the first 100 dogs receiving their cake in a commemorative Blue Buffalo dog bowl.
Sponsored by Pet Supplies Plus, Dog Day Afternoon will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. rain or shine at Flag Pole Hill, 8100 Doran Circle in Dallas. Admission and parking are free. Highlights include:
Mutt Midway with dozens of vendors selling a wide variety of pet-related merchandise, puppy kissing booth and games with prizes
Canine contests for trophies and prizes including: Best Costume, Stupid Pet Tricks and Best Pooch Smooch, sponsored by Natural Balance Pet Foods
Food trucks selling an assortment of food and drinks including: Kona Ice, The Great Australian Meat Pie Company, Popstar Popsicles and many more
Goodie bags for the first 1,000 humans
Free Ask the Vet tent featuring City Vet Addison
Free microchipping for the first 125 dogs, sponsored by Pethealth Inc.
Doggie splash pools to beat the heat
Worlds Largest Dog Cake
8100 Doran Circle Drive Dallas TX