by Photo courtesy of Otay Ranch Town Center

The Otay Ranch Town Center announced the return of the annual “Dog Gone Fun” event after a two-year hiatus to celebrate canines during the center’s regular weekly Farmer’s Market. 

The event will be hosted on July 26 from 5 to 7 p.m to provide family-friendly activities to have fun engaging with their four-legged friends with costume contests, crafts, training, and more. Doggie treats will be provided until supplies last. 

The Doggie “Summer Costume Contest” at the Popper Fountain at the center court will be hosted at 6 p.m. with prizes from Otay Pet Vets Premier Veterinary Hospital. Event organizers invite community members to dress their pooch in their favorite summertime getup. 

Dr. Salcido DVM and Dr. Kevin Anderson DVM, MPH, DACVPM  Medical Director of Otay Pet Vets Premier Veterinary Hospital will provide Complimentary canine fitness/weight evaluation. 

Those who attend will have the chance to meet “ Barry Allen" a 50-pound turtle and other unique exotic pets and meet Dr. Theresa Murillo DVM of Otay Pet Vets Premier Veterinary Hospital about proper care techniques for exotics.

Event organizers said Golden State Service Dogs will provide expert dog training tips and demonstrations, including simple and fin commands for the entire family. 

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