Central Bark Fido Fest is Milwaukee’s Ultimutt day out and fun for the whole family (two-legged and four-legged!) Enjoy a day filled with a wide array of vendors, doggy activities, lure coursing, dock diving, live music, great food, contests, demonstrations, the K9 splash zone, and much more!! Fido Fest will benefit Friends of MADACC, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Milwaukee’s nearly 13,000 homeless animals each year. Grab your favorite pooch and come on out for the ULTI-MUTT day and Fido Fest FUN!!

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Don’t miss out on all of the FIDO FEST FUN! There is something for the whole family to do—the four legged and two-legged kind! Join us for a day of fun filled events including:

Breed Genetic Testing: Ever wonder about your pooch’s ancestors? Genetic testing will be available at the Silver Spring Animal Hospital booth. A simple swab done right there will be able to tell you what breeds help make your magnificent mutt!
Barkley’s Salon and Spa where your pooch can get a nail trim, a polish, and even a temporary tattoo!
Lure Coursing! Let your dog have some fun doing what dogs do best—chasing!
Muttini Bar! It’s always yappy hour here!
Doggy Characterist let our artists capture your dog’s best look!
Friends of Madacc Adoptable Dog Parade. Come see all the adoptable and adorable pooches looking for their forever home!
Barkley’s Kids Corner- Learn about bite prevention, color a picture, and get your face painted!
Agility Fun! Stop by the Zoom Room’s mini agility course for demonstrations and the chance for your dog to try this fun canine sport!
Doggy Yoga…or DOGA! Downward facing dog takes on a new meaning! See if your doggy digs doga and unleash their inner canine calm…nama sit- stay anyone?
Live Music! Join us for some rocking good tunes by the ONE TOO MANY BAND!
Main Stage Contests! Sign up for your chance to strut your stuff on our main stage and hopefully win some prizes! (see contests)

You can also enter for a chance to win a YEAR SUPPLY of FROMM dog food!!

Walk, Wag, Run for Madacc!

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Riley Loved It! Many of her favorite food vendors were there. It was so nice to meet and thank one of the Sam's Yams founders today. Thank you for posting this event.

    June 22, 2013

    • Pongo (.

      Last year it was at McKinnley Yacht club - will try yo find out when next year is. I was so happy to see we had a good number of representatives from this group - 37 attendees :)

      June 24, 2013

  • Sue C.

    We had a great time with all the activities.

    June 22, 2013

  • Janet

    Eddy enjoyed it!

    June 22, 2013

  • Andrea P.

    Lucy and I had fun just sitting under a tree and watching all te other dogs go by. There were even some as small as her!

    June 22, 2013

  • Tracey

    My Poms only stayed for a little bit since it was muddy and humid. It was fun while we were there.

    June 22, 2013

  • Serena G.

    Could have done without all the mud, but my husband and I and definitely our Buddy had a great time!

    June 22, 2013

  • Debbie M.

    Agreed! Was lots of fun and met some very nice people, vendors, and of course more adorable furry friends! Looking forward to next year.

    June 22, 2013

  • Kathy

    It was fun & seemed like all dogs & owners had a great time. We took home one very tired puggle!

    June 22, 2013

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