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Join us in celebrating the science behind dogs

Saturday, August 10 (shifts are 10:30am-2pm and 1:30pm-5pm) Pizza will be provided for volunteers & GE's

 

VISITORS ARE ALLOWED TO BRING DOGS--VOLUNTEERS MAY NOT

Dogs are performing feats of amazing science every day. Join us in celebrating dogs and their people at our Dog Days of Summer event. Explore the science behind the things that dogs do and love, from training and exercise to play and nutrition. World-renown animal behaviorist, Dr. Ian Dunbar as keynote speaker, demos from Sirius Dog Training, United States Coast Guard, and Canine Circus, plus a Doggie Spa, paw-traits, raffles and much more! Get ready for a day of doggone fun.

 

Galaxy Explorer activities include:

·         Dog TP craft

·         Dog face painting combined with Make your own wearable dog ear headband

·         Homemade doggie biscuits to bake at home

·         Canis major/minor constellation tubes

·         See like a dog…color filters

·         Ushers

·         Alums as hall/gate monitors

 

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Ian Dunbar, Animal Behaviorist & Dog Trainer
Dr. Dunbar has authored numerous books and DVDs about puppy/dog behavior and training, including How To Teach A New Dog Old Tricks .  Over the past 40 years, Dr. Dunbar has given over 1000 one-day seminars and workshops for dog trainers and veterinarians in an effort to popularize off-leash puppy socialization classes, temperament modification, and owner-friendly and dog-friendly dog training.


Tenting generously sponsored by Steven Montes Special Events

  • Hounds on Hikes

Presenters & Times

  • Dr. Ian Dunbar: Animal Behaviorist
    Time:
    3:30pm - 4:30pm
    Learn how humans and dogs interact and the importance of proper training for your puppy and adult dog. Pick up on cues from your dog's behavior and how to react to those signals.
  • Kelly Dunbar: Sirius Sniffers
    Dogs have amazing capabilities of scent. Kelly Dunbar will present a sniffing demonstration and scent-detection curriculum.
  • Jasen Duncan: Bernese Mountain Dog Carting
    Learn the history of carting and why breeds, like the Bernese Mountain Dogs, have been trained in Carting and sledding over the years. Witness turns, backups, and side steps and get the download on this historic sport.
  • Christopher Hartman: U.S. Coast Guard Canine Demonstration
    Learn the history, current capabilities, and mission of USCG canines! Watch a short explosives detection demonstration followed by Q&A.

Exhibitors - All Day Doggie Spa

  • Relaxing Rex Canine Massage
    Our dogs feel the same stresses and pain we do when they work and play too hard. Learn the benefits of canine message, including increasing blood circulation, elimination of toxins and helping maintain flexibility.
  • Dr. Gary Richter, Montclair Veterinary Hospital: Holistic Veterinary Care
    We all want the best care for our furry family members. Knowing more about nutrition, preventative care, and alternative medical options is the best way to keep pets healthy and happy.
  • Spago Dog: Dog Grooming
    Spago Dog will demonstrate a positive approach to grooming your four legged companion - including combing, nail trimming and other gentle and loving doggie spa techniques.
  • Kissy's Pet Care: First Aid/CPR
    Help protect your pet by learning valuable, lifesaving skills!

Dog Activities

  • Pet Food Express
    Pet Food Express will explain how to be a responsible pet owner and demonstrate some of the simple ways that you can protect, train and foster a loving relationship with your animal.
    Citizen Canine
    This doggie daycare provider will be demonstrating how the use of feeding toys, specifically Kongs, can provide beneficial mental and physical stimulation for your dog.
  • Paco Collars: Create Your Own Dog Tag
    Paco Collars is dedicated to enhancing you and your dog’s natural style with quality leather products. Hands-on demonstrations will be led throughout the day.
  • Canine Circus
    Canine Circus School makes the science of behavior fun! Teach your dog how to be a star, defy gravity, and be the coolest dog in the universe:.
  • PawPawrazzi Pet Photography: Pawtraits of Your Beloved Pet
    Commemorate Dog Days of Summer at Chabot with a picture of your most beloved family member. Photos will be taken at the photo booth from 11am - 2:30pm.
  • Steven Montes Special Events: Dog Days of Summer Spin and Win Raffle!

 


Intern Demonstrations June-September 2013

Black Holes

Vacuum Chamber

Light Decoders

Extreme Weather

Sun Tracker Dome


Volunteer Demonstrations June - September 2013

Kaleidoscopes

Solar Cars

Solar System

Spectra Cart

Spectroscopes

Ultra Violet Light


TRANSPORTATION UPDATE: AC Transit now runs from Fruitvale BART to Chabot Monday-Friday. See schedule below. We are no longer providing rides in the Chabot van on weekdays.  Limited pickups will continue on occasional Saturdays by Chabot staff. To sign-up for a pickup from BART login to Volgistics.

339 Eastbound Weekday Only

  

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Fruitvale BART

Fruitvale Ave. & MacArthur Blvd.

Lincoln Ave. & Monterey Blvd.

Chabot Space & Science Center

  

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339 Westbound Weekday Only

  

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Chabot Space & Science Center

Lincoln Ave. & Monterey Blvd.

Fruitvale Ave. & MacArthur Blvd.

Fruitvale BART

  

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