A great day at the beach

Sun, Sand, and Doggies


Annie Running

Annie chasing the ball at the ChuckIt Toss


Madame Phydo

I see a cookie in your future


Pet Parade

Pet Parade heading to the beach


The crowd enjoying the talent show

Nanook performs some tricks


The Holstein Heffers

We are partial to Newfies!


ChuckIt Toss Winners

Fastest dogs in town!


Join us at Muttzanita and FRIENDS! 2016

Sunday September 18, 2016

Join us from 10am to 3pm

Little Apple Parking Lot

193 Laneda Ave, Manzanita, OR 97130



Event Schedule

Schedule of Events for Muttzanita

9:00                                 Early Registration

10:00 – 3:00pm              Registration

10:00                             Silent Auction Open
10:00                             Drum Circle in the Kid Zone, Vendors Open – Ask the Expert, Pet Adoptions, Silent Auction

10:30 – 10:45                 Dance Party in the Kid Zone, Parade Line Up

10:45 – 11:00                 Pet Parade

11:00 – 12:00                 Chuck-It Contest on the Beach

11:00                             Yoga and Face Painting in the Kids Zone

12:00 – 12:30                Musical “Chairs” on the beach

12:30 – 1:00                  Pet Talent Contest

1:00                               Ask an Expert Catie Foss – Dog Trainer, David Frei – Author, Angel on a Leash; Voice of Westminster Kennel Club, Aza Cody – Pet Chef/Nutritionist

2:00 – 2:30                    Pet Costume Contest
2:00                               Final Call for Silent Auction

2:30 – 3:00                   Silent Auction Pick-up

3:00                               Festival Ends – See you next year!


Registration starts at 10:00 am and continues throughout the day. You can also pre-register here.

During Registration you can purchase your Muttzanita Card for $15. This gets you and your pooch into every event during the day.

Register early to get a goodie bag (while supplies last)

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AKC Rally Demonstration

Sponsored by
To keep you entertained during registration, an exciting demonstration of doggy excellence. Learn about AKC Rally — a fun way to train your pooch.

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Pet Parade

Sponsored by  
The Pet Parade will start at the corner of Laneda and 2nd Ave at 11:00am and will parade through town to the beach. Costumes, themes, and fun are encouraged! The Beach Events will start immediately following the parade.

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Musical “Chairs”

Join us for the most fun you have ever had playing musical “chairs”.  We will start off in a big circle and begin the music.  Dogs will walk with their owners in a circle and as soon as the music stops, the last one seated is out.

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Chuck-It Toss

Sponsored by US Bank
Beach Events start immediately following the Pet Parade and features an expanded Chuck-It Toss contest.
You see them on the beach, you see them in the park. Now, see how you and your pooch stack up in our Chuck-It Toss. Using those arm-saving Chuck-Its, have your dog fetch the ball and bring it back to you. The fastest dogs win!

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Pet Fashion and Talent Show

Held in the back of the Little Apple  at 1:30pm, the Pet Fashion & Talent Show is sure to be a hit. See our models on the cat…errr… dog-walk!

Does your pooch have an eye for style? Have a funny costume or a great trick to show? Enter our Pet Fashion and Talent Show and let your dog (or cat) strut their stuff. Awards will be handed out for a number of categories including best-dressed, funniest costume and others.

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Mobile Groomer

There will be a mobile groomer parked at the back of the lot. She will be providing complimentary nail trims and ear cleaning.

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Pet Photography

Our crack photography staff will be covering all of the fun.

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Pet Adoptions

Looking for a new family member? Stop by and see who is up for adoption.

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Vendors and Product Demonstrations

Come see our vendors – we will have a dog trainer, the voice of Westminster Kennel Club and a nutritionist.

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Silent Auction

Located in the Little Apple driveway. Bidding starts at 10:00am and ends at 2:30pm. There are all sorts of fun items to bid on including toys, cool leashes and collars, gift certificates, a dog bed, art work and more!  Be sure to stop by and see what we have!

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Ask an Expert

Have lots of questions about training?  Therapy Dogs?  Nutrition?  Come as an expert!  We will have the following experts:

Aza Cody – Ms. Cody is an artist, animal advocate and pet chef.  As the Pet Companion, she cares for dogs and cats from Manzanita to Astoria.  She hosts Animal Gab Radio on Coast Community Radio

Cati Foss – Arnicadia Dog Training is a positive reinforcement based company owned and operated by Cati Foss. Cati works with you to keep training fun, exciting, and low stress while being informative about the ins and outs of her training approaches. Cati has a strong passion for animals and is a big advocate for a well behaved family dog that will listen the first time you say something as well as love to listen to you. Cati’s background also includes fitness and nutrition, which are both extremely important aspects of a happy and healthy canine companion.

David Frei – Founder at Angel on a Leash, Consultant and television talent (National Dog Show presented by Purina at NBC Sports and Television co-host at Westminster Kennel Club

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