Union Depot will Host Annual Doggie Depot Event February 4 with Canine Experts, Pet Adoptions, Vendor Marketplace, Dog Yoga and More
SAINT PAUL, Minn. (January, 2017) – Union Depot will go to the dogs for a day when it hosts Doggie Depot, the popular annual celebration of all things canine, on Saturday, February 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, is being sponsored by Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota and will be held in conjunction with the Saint Paul Winter Carnival. People and their pooches will enjoy informative dog programming, canine adoption with more than a dozen local pet rescue organizations, a pet vendor marketplace, a dog yoga class, a pet photographer, and the crowning of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival Canine-King Boreas and Canine-Queen of Snows.
New this year will be “Doga,” a yoga class for pet owners and their dogs that will take place at 11 a.m. Owners and their “dogis” will be led in the Downward Dog and other movements and breathing techniques by a professional yoga instructor, resulting in a happy pack. Tickets are $10 per pet/owner pair with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting the two winning pet charities from the dog coronation contest. Class details and registration are at www.uniondepot.org/doggiedepot. Representatives from Sidewalk Dog Media will be there to share tips about the Twin Cities’ most pet-friendly restaurants, retailers and more, and Katie K9 from myTalk 107.1 will host a Q & A with pet owners, sharing her canine expertise. For more information about the canine winter royalty competition and submission details, please visit www.facebook.com/uniondepot.
Event Activities Include:
- Q & A about all things canine with dog expert Katie K9 from myTalk 107.1
- More than 15 pet rescue organizations with dogs available for adoption
- Pet products vendor marketplace with nearly 20 exhibitors
- Pet photographer who will take photos of four-legged and two-legged guests
- Crowning of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival Canine-King Boreas and Canine-Queen of Snows
- Doga: Yoga with Your Dog! Breathe and stretch with your favorite “dogi,” in a class led by a professional instructor, and become a happy pack. Registration and details are at www.uniondepot.org/doggiedepot. The cost of the unique Doga class will be $10 and 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the two winning pet charities from the coronation contest.
Pet Marketplace Vendors include:
Molly & Me Boutique
Sidewalk Dog Media
NutriSource Pet Foods
Dog Days St. Paul
Just Dogs! Gourmet
Norwex Cleaning Supplies
Young Living Essential Oils
Hound Dawg Paw Balm
Fresh Air Training
Lexi the Pug
Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota