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2015 Calendar Contest is now open!

It’s time again for our annual calendar contest! This year only digital photos will be accepted for the contest. Photos must be 800 pixels wide or larger and NOT modified in any way. Our editor will make any necessary changes for lighting, etc.

To enter the contest, select the menu tab entitled “2015 Calendar Cover Dog Contest“. Read the rules and select the entry method you prefer.

Contest timeline

  • Deadline for entering contest is September 21.
  • Voting for cover photo begins September 22 and ends October 5.


Memorial page

A memorial page will be included in the calendar to feature those dogs who have crossed the rainbow bridge since August 2013. Since it is not part of the contest, print photos may be sent and will be returned only when a stamped self-addressed envelope is included with the picture and form. Please send these photos by September 21.


2014 Federal Way K-9 Karnival

The 13th annual K-9 Karnival was held on Saturday, August 23. It was a really hot day, but one enjoyed by all the folks and dogs who attended! Thank you to the City of Federal Way, sponsors, and vendors for all their hard work in providing this event. A special thanks to Council member Susan Honda’s husband Bruce for sharing these photos.

2014 K-9 Karnival poster























2014 K-9 Karnival

It’s time for Federal Way’s 13th annual K-9 Karnival!

When:     Saturday, August 23      11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where:   Celebration Park              1095 S. 324th


Attendance at the event is free. The event will feature contests and activities. There is an entry fee of $7 per dog to participate in the following contests:

  • Best Dressed
  • Best Trick in One Minute
  • Most Talkative
  • Ice Cream Eating
  • Best Bark by a Human  (the dog’s human is the contest entrant in this case)

There are a number of activities and vendors at the event.  The activities include:

  • Timed Dash
  • Photo Booth
  • Police Dog Demo
  • Doggie Boutique
  • Pet Adoption
  • Vaccination
  • Microchipping

Fees may be charged for some activities. Visit Park Pals’ booth and get your dog’s photo taken!

Purchase a Tribute Brick to honor special loved one!

The brick will be engraved with your special sentiments and placed in the tribute area at the French Lake Park entrance. Click here for details and order form.
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