Saturday , 23 October 2021

Dog sports on display for PAWSitive Family Day weekend

It’s entertainment with a bite.

Lakeland’s PAWSitive Dog Sports Association will be hosting the Canadian Region Championships for the North American Dog Agility Council (NADAC) at the Cold Lake & District Agricultural Society Riding Arena in Cold Lake on February 15th-16th.

Purebred and mixed breed dogs will go through skill challenges like maneuvering over walls, bridges and jumps, plus through tunnels and hoops as directed by their handlers.

Adult and junior teams at the Intro, Novice, Open & Elite levels will be competing.

Local teams will faceoff against other Canadian NADAC Clubs for prizes while earning points toward a national title.

Some will receive invitations to the international NADAC Championships to be held this September in Gillette, Wyoming.

The event has free admission.

The two-day event action starts at 8:00am and is expected to run into the afternoon both days.  should continue well into the afternoon both days.

Organizers are encouraging you to leave your pets at home.

The PAWSitive Dog Sports Association is a local, not for profit community association.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.