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Therapy Animals of San Antonio

 Bringing People and Animals Together for Healing

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Pooch Parade

Please Save the Date for the 2021 Pooch Parade on April 24th

WHAT: The Fiesta® Pooch Parade, an official Fiesta® San Antonio event, is a 2.6 mile walk with dogs and their people along the streets of Alamo Heights. It is the major fundraiser for Therapy Animals of San Antonio. We invite you to participate by walking in the parade or as a sponsor and support our mission of bringing people and animals together for healing. See photos of the fun we’ve had in previous years.

WHEN: Saturday, April 24, 2021

TIME: Registration starts at 7:45 a.m. Costume Contest starts at 8:15 and you must be registered for the parade to enter the contest. The six categories for the Costume Contest will be: Best in Show, Top Dog, Most Creative, Most Patriotic, Best Fiesta Flair, and Best Matched Human and Dog. Walk starts right after the Costume Contest at approximately 9:15 a.m. We’ll also have the activities below. You must be registered for the parade to participate in these activities.

Dog Participation Activities – Join in the fun with your dog!
Booths with Dog-Related Information and Products – and others!
Medals will be available for $10 at the Therapy Animals booth while supplies last. Medals may be purchased in advance at the Fiesta® Store or at Pin Pandemonium during Fiesta® Fiesta at Hemisfair Park.

WHERE: Alamo Heights Swimming Pool, 250 Viesca, San Antonio, TX 78209 See map.

Therapy Animals of San Antonio supports a greener San Antonio. Do consider ways on how you can make SA a cleaner environment by simply reducing your energy use at home (https://residential.savenow.cpsenergy.com/home) or reduce vehicle pollution by sharing a ride, or if you’re not bringing a dog, taking the bus to our event www.viainfo.net. And remember, please pick up after your dog wherever you are.

T-shirts are guaranteed for the first 600 pre-registrants. Previous years’ T-shirt designs have been very popular. On-site registrants will receive a T-shirt while supplies last. T-shirts can ONLY be received at the parade.

Food will not be sold at the parade. Water will be available at the registration area and also at two places along the parade route for all registered participants and their dogs.

Pre-registration: $25 for an individual and $30 for a family. You may pay by check (postmarked by April 19) or credit card by midnight on April 22.

On-site registration: $30 for an individual and $35 for a family (cash, check, and credit card accepted).

Waiver of Responsibility

In consideration for participation in the Fiesta® Pooch Parade, I/we will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Fiesta® Pooch Parade, Therapy Animals of San Antonio, its officers, employees and volunteers from any and all claims, losses, damages including legal fees and medical expenses resulting from any incident or act, whether accidental or intentional, that may occur. Solicitation by paid sponsors only.