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11th Annual Dog Paddle

August 7, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Pre-registration is closed!  Registration will be available on the day of the event with a limited number of t-shirts available while supplies last.

Party with your pooch at the pool!

The 11th Annual OCHS Dog Paddle is a pool party for dogs and a fundraiser for the Oktibbeha County Humane Society’s Second Chance Fund. Bring your dogs to swim with you at the Moncrief Park Pool before it is drained for the summer.  The event takes place Saturday, August 7 from 9:00 AM-12:00 noon.

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian.  All event attendees will be required to sign a waiver at the event.


Registration is $30 and includes:

  • admission for one dog and any accompanying humans
  • one event t-shirt (for humans!) – shirt availability limited / not guaranteed after July 28th

Each additional dog is $10.

Don’t have a dog but want to join the fun?  Pay a $5 spectator fee at the door on August 7th.

T-Shirt Only?

Can’t make the event but want the t-shirt?  A limited quantity of extra t-shirts will be available at the event.  Any remaining shirts will be at the shelter after the event.

Event Rules:

  1. No more than 2 dogs per handler
  2. All dog handlers must be at least 18 years old
  3. No female dogs in heat or puppies under 3 months old
  4. All dogs must be current on vaccinations
  5. Aggressive dogs will be asked to leave the premises
  6. Lifeguards will be on duty; dogs swim at owner’s risk
  7. Pooper scoopers available – please help keep the pool area clean


Thank you to our event sponsors:


August 7, 2021
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Moncrief Park Pool
Moncrief Park Street
Starkville, MS 39759 United States
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