Parade, Floats And More At The Doggie Gras!

Doggie Gras, Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market

The Helen Woodward Animal Center understands that your furry friends deserve a good party, too! On Sunday, February 26th, bring your buds to the most “PAW-THENTIC” Fat Tuesday celebration this side of The Mississippi!

Dress your pup in Mardi Gras themed costumes and connect with Center adoptables, alumni and revelers of all ages, breeds and creeds to celebrate the festive occasion with a Doggie Gras parade.

You can even create your own parade “float” from a spare stroller or wagon!

Doggie Gras, Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market

The day’s festivities include:

  • Free parade for pups and their people, march along or watch and enjoy
  • Selection of Best Dressed Pet and Best Float ($10 to compete, free to walk)
  • Mardi Gras photos on “Bour-bone Street”
  • Mardi Gras Face-Painting, Opportunity Drawings & Treats!

Wanna know what you’re up against?! Check out some of these getups from last year:

Let the good dogs play! All proceeds benefit finding homes for orphan pets at Helen Woodward Animal Center.

Doggie Gras, Rancho Santa Fe Farmers Market

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