The Mutt Derby is returning to Palm Beach Kennel Club on January 16, 2021. This occasion invitations everybody to enter their household canines of all sizes and styles to compete in a enjoyable race sequence. The canines will run 300 ft on the monitor with out the use of the beginning field or lure and might be known as by their proprietor to the end line. Other Mutt Derby dates embody the next Saturdays: Jan. 30, Feb. 13, Feb. 27. On Saturday, Mar. 20, weight-division winners will return for the finales that can award money prizes together with $1,000 to the general champion.
PBKC welcomes canines which can be spayed/neutered, updated with vaccines, on a flea & tick prevention program, and should not aggressive towards individuals or different canines to take part. Races might be organized by weight (3 weight courses). Greyhounds are welcome to watch however can’t race. Winning Mutts will obtain trophies and be invited again to the Mutt Derby finale on Saturday, March 20, 2021. The registration price is $20 for pre-registration and $25 on the day of the occasion. Sign up early as this occasion sometimes sells out.
“So many people have called to ask when we would be bringing back the Mutt Derby,” mentioned PBKC President Pat Rooney, Jr. “This event is a fun day and a fan-favorite and there have been 31 different Mutt Derbies held here at PBKC throughout the years. Our last one was on November 17, 1998,” he added.
This family-fun occasion options the Mutt Derby races, pet parade, nationwide anthem by Rena Jones, dwell music by The Old Hippies, balloon artwork/enjoyable, face portray, mascot, prize drawings, a trackside BBQ, concession stand favorites, and extra! It is free to attend however all Mutt Derby rivals should register. All proceeds from the occasion might be donated to native greyhound pet adoption teams.
PBKC is carefully following CDC tips. For extra information about their security protocols, check out their official website.
GREYHOUND ADOPTION AT PBKC
A greyhound makes a mild pet and a good friend for all times. PBKC works with three greyhound adoption teams to search out great properties for retired racers. They additionally work Hounds & Heroes which brings collectively retired veterans and repair greyhounds. The teams embody: Awesome Greyhound Adoptions/Hounds & Heroes, Greyhound Pet Adoption Fla. Southeast, Inc., and Greyhound Support Transport. The teams take care of retired racers and display and inform potential adopters to search out the proper pet for the proper particular person or household. They are non-profit, volunteer-run teams which can be very lively locally.