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GRRNT Fall Picnic 2016
Nov
5
12:00 PM12:00

GRRNT Fall Picnic 2016

Come Fetch a Good Time!

The 16th Annual GRRNT Fall Picnic will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Skyline Ranch, 1801 Wheatland Road, Dallas. We’ll have lots of fun games and activities for you and your family -- canine and human. All breeds are welcome!

A BBQ Lunch of chicken, brisket, sides, dessert and a drink will be available and tickets are $10 per person.

**BBQ lunch tickets must be purchased in advance -- you will not be able to purchase at the event.

We'll have GRRNT picnic packs available for pickup at the event, all bundled and ready for you. Just click below to order your selection of the following:

Big Dog Picnic Pack: $55 (retail value of $70); includes:

* 2017 GRRNT Membership (new or renewing -- specify voting or non-voting)

* 2016 Picnic Long-Sleeve Tee (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)

* 2017 GRRNT Calendar

* BBQ Lunch (chicken, brisket, sides, dessert and a drink)

Puppy Picnic Pack: $35 (retail value of $45); includes:

* 2016 Picnic Long-Sleeve Tee (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)

* 2017 GRRNT Calendar

* BBQ Lunch (chicken, brisket, sides, dessert and a drink)

The following items can be purchased individually online and picked up at the picnic:

* 2016 Picnic Long-Sleeve Tee (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL): $20

* 2017 GRRNT Calendar: $15

* BBQ Lunch (chicken, brisket, sides, dessert and a drink): $10

BBQ Lunch tickets must be purchased in advance. There will be no meal tickets sold at the event.

Deadline for all orders is midnight on Tuesday, November 1!

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GRRNT Fall Picnic
Nov
8
12:00 PM12:00

GRRNT Fall Picnic

Time is running out to order your BBQ!  The deadline is midnight Wednesday night.  Click here to go to our picnic page in the store.

Picnic Time:  12 PM - 4 PM
 
Schedule of Activities:
 
12 PM - 2:30       Race for the Gold -See how fast your canine can run down an obstacle course with some distractions.  Top three fastest times will  in a final race.
 
1:00 PM               Costume Contest - Dress up your canine in its favorite holiday costume (Thanksgiving or Christmas).  Prize will be awarded for the most creative.
 
1:30 PM                Senior Strut - Calling all of our Senior Goldens (8 yrs or older) to come strut your stuff!  Show off how sprite you are even as a "golden oldie"
 
2:00 PM                Musical Squares - Always a fun activity.  Walk your dog from square to square.  When the music stops, your dog must be seated on a square or you're eliminated.  Squares are removed after each stop of the music. Last dog sitting, gets a prize.
 
2:30 PM                Race for the Gold Finals
 
All Day                  Bobbing for tennis balls
 
GRRNT Market Place - There will be lots of items to buy for your canine.  Christmas is coming so a great time to buy something to put under the tree.

 

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Easter Egg Hunt
Apr
4
1:00 PM13:00

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt is $10 per dog, at the gate, and will be from 1:00PM to 3:00PM.

This year there will be eggs with bonus prizes in them, in addition to the ones with dog treats, so people need to check the eggs before leaving so they can pick up any prize on the way out, leaving the eggs to be re-used next year.

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Thankful for Goldens Fall Picnic
Nov
9
12:00 PM12:00

Thankful for Goldens Fall Picnic

We are having a Thankful For Goldens picnic this year, at Skyline Ranch & Event Center, on Sunday, 11/9 with a rain date of Sunday, 11/16. More details will be coming later this week.

 

Arlene Krulewich of Arlene’s Quilts was the maker of a lovely quilt that was auctioned off at the GRRNT Thankful For Goldens Picnic in 2014.

Click here to visit her website.

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 2014 GRRNT Alumni Reunion
Jun
8
1:00 PM13:00

2014 GRRNT Alumni Reunion

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE GRRNT ALUMNI REUNION!

Come one, come all to the first ever, official GRRNT Alumni Reunion, Sunday, June 8th from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at NorthBark Dog Park in Dallas, TX. http://www.dallasparks.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/NorthBark-Dog-Park-359

We have lots of great events planned and want you to bring all your furry friends. All dogs welcome! It doesn’t matter if they’re Goldens, non-Goldens, GRRNT Alumni, or non-GRRNT alumni. Come out and play! We strongly recommend leaving your feline friends at home.

Admission is $10 per dog and includes a 2014 GRRNT calendar and an official GRNNT logo bandana. The bandana will serve as your dog’s “ticket” to the cake walk, bobbing for tennis balls, and group photo sessions. 

Activities for dogs and humans will include: 

  • Dry play area and a separate dog swimming area
  • Cake Walk & Bobbing for Tennis Balls
  • The Guava Tree Truck http://theguavatreetruck.com/
  • Mr. Softee Ice Cream Cart http://texasicecream.com/
  • Pet CPR Demonstrations with Ernie The Pet CPR Demo Dog and Beth Bowers.
    • Beth will also be discussing emergency prevention tips such as Heat Stroke! Dallas Pet First Aid's PetSaver Seminars are taught through Pet Tech, the world's premier Pet CPR & First Aid Training! http://dallaspetfirstaid.com/ 
  • Training and Obedience Demonstrations with Fido's Finest http://fidosfinestdogtraining.com/ 
  • Collars and accessories by Sharon Dawson of Brewster’s Barkerywww.brewstersbarkery.com/ 
  • Tasty Dog Eats and Treats from Majestic Barkery www.facebook.com/MajesticBarkery
  • Pooch Smoochin' Booth 
  • Photographers/Class Pictures (e.g. all dogs adopted in 2012 in one picture)
  • New GRRNT “Shed Happens” T-shirts
  • 2015 Calendar Date Reservations and Sign-ups - $30 per date or 2 dates for $50

Don’t forget to bring your camera so you can get a great picture to submit for the 2015 calendar. 

Also, bring towels and water shoes and be prepared for some mud as the swimming area can get pretty muddy. 

Trust us; it’s worth it when they all dive in after a tennis ball!

(Activities subject to change)

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