To kick off the 28thAnnual Las Vegas Metro K9 Trials Weekend, Lake Las Vegas and Friends for Las Vegas Police K9 will host the inaugural Lake Las Vegas / Viva La Paw Wet Pet 5k and Doggy Paddle at Lake Las Vegas. On Saturday, October 13 at 8 a.m., the Wet Pet 5k will begin at The Westin Lake Las Vegas. At 10 a.m. on Saturday, Lake Las Vegas Water Sports & Pet Scene Magazine hosts its inaugural Doggy Paddle at Reflection Bay Golf Club’s beach area. Both events are open to residents and the public with all proceeds going to Friends for LV K9. The Las Vegas Metro K9 Trials will begin on Sunday, October 14 at 8 a.m. K9 Trials are free and open to the public.
“Our local law enforcement officials and K9s work diligently to keep our community safe, and we are honored to give back and show support for their hard work and sacrifice,” said Andy Gil, director of media for Lake Las Vegas. “We are honored to support the Las Vegas Metro K9 Trials Weekend and are looking forward to hosting the inaugural Wet Pet 5k and Doggy Paddle. These two events will be lots of fun for Southern Nevada pet owners and raise much needed funds for Friends for Las Vegas Police K9.”
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department K9s are local heroes, fiercely loyal, and have dedicated their lives to keeping the Las Vegas community safe. The K9 Trials draws K9 units to compete from all over the country and internationally. The trials have grown to be the most popular and renowned trials in the United States. This annual fundraising event is one of four benefitting Friends for Las Vegas Police K9.
Saturday, October 13
- 8 a.m.Lake Las Vegas/ Viva La PawWet Pet 5k Fun Run, Walk, or Just Talk
The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort and Spa
101 Montelago Blvd., Henderson, NV 89011
The Wet Pet 5k will be the first interactive event during K9 Trials weekend that showcases the public and K9 units. The 5k will start at The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort and Spa and end at Reflection Bay Golf Club on the beach. To register, visit lakelasvegas.com/k9/
- 10 A.M.Lake Las Vegas Water Sports and Pet Scene Magazine Doggy PaddleReflection Bay Golf Club
75 Montelago Blvd., Henderson, NV 89011
Participants can rent paddleboards, kayaks or just enjoy the beach and bay with friends, family and furry ones. Patrons are welcome to bring their own paddleboards and kayaks, or they can be reserved with Lake Las Vegas Water Sports. To register, visit lakelasvegas.com/K9
Sunday, October 14
- 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.Las Vegas Metro K9 Trials
Orleans Arena at The Orleans Hotel & Casino
4500 W. Tropicana Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89103
The Las Vegas Metro K9 Trials will take place at Orleans Arena and will be free and open to the public. The Trials will showcase tactical obedience including tactical obedience with gunfire, agility, and handler protection. For more information, visit lakelasvegas.com/K9
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