March 25, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm


Benefiting: Fayetteville Animal Protection Society

Presented by: Riverbark Vet Hospital & Pet Retreat

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Entertainment Sponsor:

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Water Station Sponsors:

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Wag your tail all the way to Cape Fear Botanical Garden March 25th from 11AM to 5PM! Dog day in the Garden is a special opportunity to bring the whole family, dogs included, to Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N. Eastern Blvd., Fayetteville, for a pawsitivley paw-some day!

You and your pup will have a belly scratchin’ good time while learning about local dog-related vendors, shopping and enjoying samples and other canine-friendly activities.Web 20160730 Dog Day 030

FAPS will provide a low-cost microchip clinic making it easier for your dog to find its way home, if ever lost. Does your pup have what it takes to be royalty? Enter the Dog of the Garden Pageant, which will sniff out the best and cutest of the canine contestants. FAPS is also holding raffles throughout the day from local donors so be sure to listen up for some great items!

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Fetch yourself some food from local food trucks while you experience an action packed day of demonstrations and doggie fun. Meet other dog lovers and heel for photo opportunities throughout the day. Don’t miss Dog Day in the Garden, the only time your special pup will be permitted entry to the Garden.



Dog Day Schedule

-11am: Doors open- Meet local vendors down at the Amphitheater

-12pm:Dog & Owner Yoga with Hayat at the Grand Hall Lawn

-1pm: “Trained Dogs Have More Fun” Demonstration by Cape Fear Dog Training Club at the Amphitheater

-2pm: Dog of the Garden Pageant at the Amphitheater

-3pm: Dog Ice Cream Eating Contest at the Amphitheater

`4pm: Musical Sits Contest at the Amphitheater

-5pm: End of Dog Day in the Garden, See you next year!

Food Trucks:

Bowls on a Roll, Lil Bit Italian Ice, Ducka Ducka Concessions & Authentic Café 

Dog of the Garden Pageant
 For more information on the pageant please contact autumnforfaps@gmail.com 

Vendor space and sponsorship is available by emailing Marissa Zimmerman at mzimmerman@capefearbg.org or (910) 486-0221 EXT. 30.

Admission fees:

Garden members: Free General Admission: $10 Military (with ID): $9 Adults 65 & Older: $9 Children ages 6-12: $5 Under age 5: Free *Special event fees may vary by activity and will be announced at a later date.


Bottle Free Water

Spa Fitness and Wellness Center

LuLaRoe with Mariana Pizarro

Naturally Unleashed

Great Paws Pet Spa

Ambassador Animal Hospital

Mosquito Squad of Fayetteville

Thirty One Bags by LeeAnn Farris

Cape Fear Dog Training Club

39* Slim Sculpting

EVENT DISCLAIMER: By participating in Dog Day in the Garden you agree to be responsible for the welfare and safety of your dog(s) at all times, for any injury or damage to your dog(s), and for any disappearance, theft, death or otherwise of your dog(s) while at the event. Participants are required to properly supervise and maintain control over their dog(s) at all times, and in the interests of hygiene are required to pick up after their dog(s). Participants agree that they should be solely liable for any damage or injury to persons or property caused by their dog(s) while at the event, and participants agree to indemnify and hold harmless Cape Fear Botanical Garden and Fayetteville Animal Protection Society for any and all costs or damages caused by participant’s dog(s). Any photos taken by the event sponsors of the participant’s dog(s) while at the show may be used in future promotion of the show. Visitors are reminded that the terrain of the show may be unstable so please be aware of the possibility of slips, trips, and falls. By entering and participating in the show you agree to the above disclaimer and that any photo images taken at the event by the event sponsors may be used as stated above.

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