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Attention Dog Lovers: Puptopia Festival is Coming to Dallas

Expect obstacle courses, agility shows, spa treatments, photo ops, and more.
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On Saturday, March 21, Puptopia is rolling into Dallas. The itinerary includes obstacle courses, agility shows, larger-than-life photo ops, vendor booths, and more. There’s even a spa area. (I have to bribe my dog to even get near a bathtub, so I give props to any pup that tolerates a spa treatment.) The festivities will be held at Main Street Garden in downtown Dallas.

Tickets are $25 for dog owners, with up to two dogs are admitted per ticket. Non-owners are welcome, too, for $15. Here’s what to expect at the March 21 event.

Agility Shows

Puptopia’s renowned rescue performers will show off their skills in dock diving, freestyle frisbee catching, flyball racing, and high jumping.

“Pupformance” Obstacle Courses

Energetic dogs will love the Pupformance area, an owner-led agility course featuring tunnels, ramps, jump-overs, and obstacles.

K9 Lounge

We’re not positive if this outdoor lounge offers dog-friendly drinks, but we do know that humans can indulge in an adult beverage or two. Local four-legged Instagram stars are slated to stop by the K9 Lounge. (Here’s hoping that Leo and Scout, our 2019 Cutest Pet winners, make an appearance.)

PAWground: Photo Ops, Meet-Ups and Costume Contests

Take a photo by a nine-foot-tall fire hydrant, a giant tennis ball, or a pool-sized food bowl. Then, enter Puptopia’s social media photo contests in categories like best costume and doppelganger dog and owner. Meet-ups for specific breeds will be held throughout the day, from German Shepherds to Doodles.

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Hey Austin, have you visited our hydrant yet? You can find it and your chance to win #VIPTickets to #PuptopiaFestivalAustin at the Seaholm Power Plant (222 West Avenue, Austin, TX 78701).⁠ ⁠ All-Inclusive VIP Experience includes: ‍⁠ Free entry for you and a friend (and up to four pups)⁠ Early entry (access to all festival experiences 30 minutes before gates open)⁠ 2 exclusive, all-access wristbands to the K-9 lounge⁠ Professional photos taken at Puptopia Festival of you and your dog⁠ Exclusive recognition of you and your pup on the Main Stage during the event⁠ Contest Details:⁠ ⁠ #entertowin #dogsofaustin #keepaustinbarking #lonestardogs #512dogs #dogsaroundaustin #keepaustinfit #fittestdogs #fitdogs #austin #austintexas #atx #mansbestfriends #dogs #gooddogs #dogsofaustin #dogsofaustintx #dogsofaustintexas #dogsof512 #dogsofinstagrams #puptopia #orangedotcrew #pitbullsofaustin #texaspitbulls #pitbull #standupforpits #rescuedogs #adoptdontshop

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Give your dog a high-quality belly rub with a guided massage session, then top off the pampering with a pedicure.

Vendors and Non-Profits

Pick up Puptopia Festival merch, visit with local pet-centric nonprofits, and shop pet products at vendor booths.

Learn more about Puptopia and buy tickets here.

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