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DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN GOES TO THE DOGS FOR DOGS’ DAY

December 13, 2017

Phoenix – Desert Botanical Garden invites dog lovers to take advantage of a special opportunity to bring their four-legged friends to the Garden on Jan. 20 for Dogs’ Day. Go for a walk on Garden trails, heel for family photo opportunities, learn about local dog-related nonprofits and enjoy samples with your pup. As visitors and pups stroll through the Garden, they can experience activities, including:

  • The Arizona Humane Society’s Waggin’ Wheels Mobile Adoption
  • “Doga,” or dog yoga, in Binns Wildflower Pavilion
  • Live music on Ullman Terrace
  • Pet friendly vendors in Dorrance Hall
  • Dog Play Zone in Boppart Courtyard

WHEN: Jan. 20 | 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE: Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway Phoenix, AZ 85008

COST: $4 admission per dog, with proceeds benefitting the Arizona Humane Society. Entrance for humans is included in membership or paid Garden admission.

Garden Admission Rates:

  • Adult: $24.95
  • Children: $12.95 (3-17)
  • Garden members and children 3 years and younger are admitted free.

INFO: Dogs must be on a leash and remain on marked trails at all times. Dogs must be up-to-date on vaccinations and license. Handlers must pick up after their dogs and properly dispose of their waste. Desert Botanical Garden reserves the right to refuse entry to or remove any dog thought to be dangerous to other dogs or visitors. Dogs will only be admitted to the Garden between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dogs will not be allowed in Gertrude’s or Garden Shop. Visit dbg.org or call or 480.941.1225 for more information.

About Desert Botanical Garden Desert Botanical Garden is the largest botanical garden in the Southwest featuring 50,000 desert plants from across the world. For 78 years, the Garden’s commitment to the community is to advance excellence in education, research, exhibition and conservation of desert plants of the world with emphasis on the Southwestern United States.

 

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