Doggiestock 2016

The company I work for brought back an event we have organized and presented in the past, and we had another Doggiestock this year. This awesomely fun event is free to our community, and the proceeds benefit a local charity that provides free spay and neuter service for low income families with pets.

I was the first one on site in the morning and one of the last to leave – so helped from set-up through tear down. I took photos at the Smooch a Pooch Canine Kissing Booth for most of the day and then got to relax for a couple hours in the beer garden and soak in the pet costume and owner/pet look alike contest and some music. What a tail-wagger this day was!

(By the way, I’m the one on the left in the funky batik hat and Doggiestock t-shirt in the photo with 3 women.)




About sherijkennedyriverside

Left brain, right brain, I can't decide. After many years of successful visual arts pursuits, I'm working on my other creative inclinations. For the past 8 years, writing has been my second full time job, and it's worth every sleepless night. Sheri J. Kennedy grew up mostly a city-girl coasthopping from Seattle to rural Pennsylvania, Miami and back to Seattle. She currently resides on the banks of the Snoqualmie River in the scenic Cascade Mountains. Her heart has found its home.
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9 Responses to Doggiestock 2016

  1. bluebrightly says:

    Great idea! Looks like folks enjoyed it…and the doggies did too…


    • Everyone seemed to have a great time, and we were fortunate to get such perfect weather. My photos don’t show the many booths or the attendance. For some reason I isolated things or took shots at times when there weren’t many people in the background. Also, the field was really large and the festival was mostly at the front edge. It looks empty, but lots of people and doggies came to it. I can hardly wait until next year! It will probably be at the beginning of September again, so keep an eye out for it if you’d like to attend.


  2. A good cause with cute dogs. 🙂


  3. Looks like such FUN!


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