Wag! Fest, also known as the “coolest dog day ever,” made its return to the late-summer event schedule.
On Aug. 28, thousands of canines and their human companions travelled to the Darby Bend Lakes Area of Prairie Oaks Metro Park near West Jefferson for a day of dock diving, obstacle course learning, toy snatching, and shopping. All who could speak said they were excited for the event to be back.
In addition to fun activities, the event served as an educational outreach opportunity for local rescue shelter groups looking to link up potential adopters with animals searching for their forever homes.
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