Pooches in the Pool!

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(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / Aug. 1, 2016) – It’s time for your furry friend to cool off in the pool this summer at the fourth annual Pooches in the Pool. This event is an exclusive pool party for dogs and is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 14 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the City of Stillwater Municipal Pool, 801 E. 12th Ave.

Admission is free for pet owners and costs $3 per dog with a limit of two dogs per owner. All participants are required to register before entering the pool grounds. Registration forms can be downloaded at http://stillwater.org/pooches_in_the_pool.php.

Pool toys and treats will be provided at the pool, and event organizers ask participants not to bring their toys from home to the pool. All dogs are required to be on a leash except when swimming in the pool as required by City Code (2011, 6-27).

The pool is restricted to only dogs during this event and all dogs must be able to swim without the owner.

“This event gives local dogs a chance to cool off and play with other dogs,” Recreation Supervisor Barbara Bliss said. “It has been a big hit in the past and we look forward to the event this year.”

The pool closes for human patrons on Aug. 14 at 5 p.m.

For more information, call City of Stillwater Events and Recreation at 405-747-8090.

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