The Dog-Gone Fun Fest is nothing without it's guests, and in order to assure fun for all ages, our wide range of entertainment will provide fun for everyone! Our pet-friendly events encourage participation from every four legged friend,  to ensure their experience will be second to none. 

Pawsitively Famous

Pet-Talent Auditions with Dawn Wolfe, Talent Agency Owner, Pawsitively Famous

Does Your Pet Have What It Takes To Be In Movies, Commercials, on TV or in Print Ads???? 

Dawn's Animal Stars have appeared in Movies, Commercials, TV & Print, as well as in numerous episodes of Animal Planet, Dogs 101, Cats 101, Pets 101.  Watch this fabulous Commercial for TLC's Trading Spaces. 

You can find out if YOUR PET can be the next 'Animal Star' at The Dog-Gone Fun Fest!

Open-Call Audition Schedule at the Pawsitively Famous Tent:

Friday           Saturday             Sunday

3pm-5pm      1pm- 3pm         10am-12pm   

6pm-8pm      4pm-6pm           1pm-3pm

Dog-Gone Fun Fest Karaoke Contest

Are you the next Dog-Gone Karaoke Contest star?  Show up and showcase your skills Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  First, Second, Third and Fourth place prizes all 3 days!

Running With The Wieners

Sponsored by

Best Friends Pet Hotel

Inspired by the book, Rex's Winning Day, these dashing dachshunds will try to muster up enough speed to become the winning wiener! 

Sign-Up YOUR Wiener Dog for The Running With The Wieners Race!  Does your pup have what it takes to be the champ?  Races will occur all 3 Days--so pick your date and time to shine! 

High-Performance Canines

Watch these Champion Frisbee Dogs do what they love best! High flying and amazing tricks!

Shows running all 3 days! Performance times:

Friday     Saturday     Sunday

2:30pm    11:00 am    11:00 am     

4:00pm    2:30 pm      1:30pm

5:30pm    4:30 pm      4:30 pm

                7:30 pm

Pet Adoption Tent 

Meet and Visit with dozens of Furry or Feathered Adoptable Pets--available through local Rescue Groups--under the Pet Adoption Tent.

Pet Adoption Hours:  

Friday           Saturday          Sunday

2pm-6pm     10am-6pm      10am-5pm

Show Your Support for Michigan Rescue Groups & Non-Profits

Shorty Rossi

Shorty Rossi from the Animal Planet show "Pit Boss" is a Pit Bull Rescuer/Activist and Motivational Speaker! He will be at the show speaking on the breed and what he does to promote himself and his charity. Also, get your photo taken with him at his booth all 3 days!

Plus, try Shorty Rossi's exclusive collection of diesel cigars which will be available at the show!

Dusty Rose K-9 Trainers 

Come see professional K-9 trainer

David Keehn, who will be facilitating 30-minute

Retriever Demos for all three days  

Friday      Saturday     Sunday

3:00pm    12:00pm     12:00pm

5:00pm    3:00pm       3:00pm

6:30pm    6:00pm

Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Certifications

Does Your Dog Have What It Takes To Be A Canine Good Citizen?

Find out and get certificated at The Dog-Gone Fun Fest!

David Keehn will be facilitating The Canine Good Citizen Program Certifications at the following times within the Dusty Rose K-9 Training Booth:

Friday                       Saturday                    Sunday

4:00pm-4:30pm       1:00pm-2:30pm        1:00pm-2:30pm

8:00pm-9:00pm       7:00pm-8:00pm        4:00pm-5:00pm

AKC Trick Dog Titles

Do You and Your Dog Love To Be The Life Of The Party and Show Off Your Dogs Tricks?

See if you and your dog are ready to earn an AKC Trick Dog Title at The Dog-Gone Fun Fest!

Visit Judge, David Keehn, at the following times within the Dusty Rose K-9 Training Booth:

Friday                 Saturday               Sunday

6pm-6:30pm       4pm-5:30pm        10am-11:30am


All Dogs Can LLC- K9 Training

Come attend one of the thirty-minute performances taking place all three days! We offer obedience classes, creative classes, agility training and more!

Performance Times:

Friday       Saturday         Sunday

3:30 pm    12:30 pm         12:30 pm

4:30 pm    3:30 pm           2:30 pm

7:30 pm    5:30 pm           3:30 pm

Dog Lovers Days Lure Course!

Your dog will run through this course and have the time of their life! The Dog Lovers Day crew will capture images of your dog flying around the lure course and you'll have the moments to cherish! Bring your dog to try their paw at it!

Available all 3 days! All day long!

A School For The Mind And Body 

Looking for A Pre-School to Embrace the Life Skills and Values That You Teach In Your Home?   Visit A School for The Mind and Body and see how they incorporate Thinking, Learning, Nutrition and Exercise into their Pre-School Program.  Come and have some fun with the team as they host and sponsor The Kids Craft Area at The Dog-Gone Fun Fest. 

Kids Bounce Area

Cool Cat Sites Entertainment will have bouncers, slides, obstacle courses and much more! 

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AUG 16-18

Michigan's greatest outdoor fun festival for dogs & people too!


2325 Joslyn Rd. Lake Orion, MI 48360

1.888.724.1324 Ext 102

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