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What better way to spend a beautiful summer day than in the park with your favorite pup! Join us for Puppies in the Park on Saturday, August 2 in Precedence Park at the corner of SW Precedence Road and SW Prairie Trail Parkway in Ankeny. Here is what you need to know when you go!

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Doggie Photo Contest portraits, training demonstrations, venders and children’s activities will take place throughout the park between 10 am- 1 pm. In addition, there will be special speakers throughout the morning. Check back for more details on our guest speakers and times.

10:00 am
Photo Contest packet pick-up and registration begins

10:15 am – Noon
Welcome by DRA Properties/Prairie Trail
Guest Speakers:

  • Becky Beach, PuppyJake Foundation –  Providing military veterans with trained service dogs
  • Renee Jetter, Canine Craze Performance Center – Techniques for Handling Your Dog
  • Dr. Doug Layton with UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine at Prairie Trail – Healthy living and staying active with dogs

11:30 am
Lunch begins in the park catered by Ankeny Prairie Trail Hy-Vee.


Event Location

Precedence Park
SW Vintage Parkway & SW Prairie Trail
Ankeny, IA 50021
* Don’t forget all dogs must be on a leash and registered with the City of Ankeny. [more]

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