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Fido Fest

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2019 Event Info 

Logo Fido Fest


Dog Adoptions • Exhibitors • Giveaways

Free Microchipping provided by The San Diego Humane Society along with pet licensing

Discounted vaccinations, heartworm & flea preventative by Paws 4 Shots

Doggie Cool Zone provided by Allegiance Heating & Air Conditioning

Doggie Photo Booth provided by San Diego County Credit Union

Interactive Activity Zone: Agility Course, Doggie Dash Competition, Hay Bale Mountain, Tennis Ball Mania/Off Leash Area

Arfs & Crafts: Pawcasso, Doggie Temporary Tattoos, Dunkin' for Dogs/Dog Finder, Puptinis, Decorate a Doggie Bandana

Contests: Doggie Cake Walk, Largest, Smallest, Best Trick and Best Look a Like

Demos: Guide Dogs for the Blind, Victor - Santee Fire Department Search & Rescue Dog, Sheriff K-9, Behavior Buddies

Opportunity Drawing: Delightful Dog Baskets - Tickets $1


 Schedule of Events
 9:00am     Welcome Ceremony
 9:15am     Demo: Guide Dogs for the Blind
 9:30am     Demo: Santee Fire Department
 9:40am     Contest: Doggie Cake Walk (free to sign up on site)
 9:55am     Demo: Sheriff K-9
 10:20am     Shelter Showcase 
10:30am     Contest: Look-a-Like free to sign up on site)
 10:45am     Demo: Behavior Buddies
 11:00am     Contest: Smallest Dog (free to sign up on site) 
 11:20am     Contest: Largest Dog (free to sign up on site)
11:40am     Demo: Sheriff K-9
 12:05pm     Contest: Best Trick (free to sign up on site)
 12:25pm     Contest: Doggie Cake Walk (free to sign up on site)
 12:45pm     Opportunity Drawing Closes & Winners Announced


Provide a FUR-ever home for a dog in need from the following rescue organizations:
Friends of SNAP
It's the Pits*
Labrador Rescuers of San Diego*
Leonberger Rescue*
Open Arms Rescue*
San Diego Spaniel Rescue*
Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue*
*Requires home check - Please check with the organization for adoption process

Get Involved
Please contact Jon Shellhammer - (619) 258-4100 x219 or

For a fur-tastic time:

  • No female dogs in heat
  • Dogs attending must be social and friendly with other dogs and people
  • Dogs attending must be comfortable in crowds
  • Dogs who display aggressive behavior, as determined by the City of Santee volunteers or staff, will be asked to leave
  • Dogs must be up to date on vaccinations. This means puppies must be over 4 months old and have completed their full set of puppy vaccinations, including rabies.
  • All dogs must be kept on a leash, no longer than 6 feet, at all times
  • Dogs must be ready to have a good time, exhibited by lots of tail wagging!


Event Partners

 Parks&REC_LOGOTAG        CBW logo

Thank You to our Event Sponsors


Waste Management Logo   

Titos Vodka


      A Pets Life     
FURology Pet SPaw     San Diego County Credit Union    Specialized Vehicle Company


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