Ruffwear Puts the 'Dog' in Dog-Friendly at the Midwest Outdoor Experience in Dayton, Ohio
If you live within driving distance of the Eastwood Metro Park in Dayton, Ohio, you have no excuse for boredom this weekend, October 4 - 5. The Midwest Outdoor Experience is a fun, family-friendly event offering outdoor demos, classes, and competitions along with live music, craft beer, and on-site camping. The multi-day event also happens to be dog-friendly. So bring your trusty companion and run the Ruffwear Ruff 5K, watch the canine experts as they launch off the docks or fly through the air catching their Frisbee, or enjoy a mellow Yappy Hour at the Zuke's Bark Zone.
Schedule of Events:
- The Ruffwear Ruff Run 5K. The first 25 registered dogs get a free Quick Draw™ Leash. Sat, Oct 5th at 9:30am
- Backpacking With Your Dog. Taught by Greg Freyberg from Ruffwear, learn the basics of getting out on the trail with your dog and best gear for the adventure. Friday, Oct 4th at 7:30pm, REI Outdoor School.
- Paddling Adventures With Your Dog. SUP With Your PUP expert, Maria Schultz will lead this adventure clinic. Sat, Oct 5th at 2pm, REI Outdoor School.
Ruffwear will also be on site offering gear demos and selling product in partnership with Dayton's newest Ruffwear Dealer, Great Miami Outfitters.
Other dog-friendly events and features are the Ultimate Air Dogs Splash Zone, Pooch Island Off-Leash Dog Park and the Pooch Swim Zone on Pooch Island.
For more information, times and directions to the Midwest Outdoor Experience, please visit: http://www.metroparks.org/outdoorx.
Admission and parking are free and families are encouraged to attend with their canine friends!