Monday, August 12, 2013

DOGATHON™ 2013 @ Bukit Ekspo, UPM Serdang

DOGATHON™ is back again this year. My first time attending this event was back in the year 2010 and I missed the event in 2011 and 2012. You can read about it here (Part 1 | Part 2).
 This time round, I am looking forward to attend this event again and can get to snap some great photos of those lovely dogs. I am pretty sure my kitten at home will be really jealous!

Theme: The Stone Age, “After 33,000 years, the man-canine bond never ends!"
DOGATHON™ 2013, now in its 17th year, is the biggest annual event organized by the VETERNAK and Zoologico Club of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, UPM. This event is the biggest dog gathering in Malaysia, and it is a promised fun-filled day to all visitors.



 The particulars of DOGATHON™ 2013 are as follows:

Date : October 6th 2013 (Sunday)

Time : 6:30am to 2.00pm

Venue : Bukit Ekspo, UPM Serdang


PROPOSED GAMES:
MAIN EVENT
1. DOG RACE : A RACE TO TOMORROW
“Sprint and strive with the ‘Dino’ of your house to a historical victory!” Chased by woolly mammoths, hunted by saber-toothed tigers, the earth is trembling and volcanoes are erupting. Hold your ground! As the world is ending and a new millennium is coming! Together with your ‘Dino’, RACE for a better tomorrow!

MAIN STAGE EVENT
2. FASTEST EATING DUO – THE CAVEMEN FEAST
“A feast for the Caveman and his Ancient Dog!”
Risen up from the past, the caveman and his loyal companion start to hunt. Throughout the journey of a life time, they battled through mountains, rivers and valleys in order to be the fastest hunting duo of their time! Finish your food before the others steal your prey!

3. STONEHENGE SYMPHONY
“Come one come all and master the Stonehenge Symphony! ’’
A game as old as civilization. A warrior and his trusty hound have to outsmart, outwit, and outplay the others. Bound only by the music of life, the pair put their friendship to test. Who will be the master of the Stonehenge Symphony?

4. THE FLINTSTONES’ HAVEN
“Chase and sprint! Bring The Flintstones back to their house on the Cobblestone Lane.”
Do you dare to challenge the revolutionized race? Come and show the prowess of your most royal companion and the ultimate cooperation between you two, sailing into the wind and save the lost Flintstones back to their snug little haven standing on the Cobblestones Lane. The three fastest racers of each round will have a chance to savour indulgently in the fabulous prizes from our sponsor!

5. FINDING PEBBLES (NEW!)
“Pebbles, Pebbles where are you? Daddy and Mommy miss you! ”

ON-GOING EVENT
6. MASTER HUNT : THE LOST WORLD
“Do you dare to challenge the Ancient Labyrinth?!”
Come and embark on a journey within the dimension of THE LOST WORLD! Filled with challenges for you and your best buddy, find your way out of the Ancient Labyrinth to emerge as the best of the best. So the question is... are you BEAST enough to face it?

7. HIDE AND SEEK!
“Save me! Save me! My dear DINO!”
You are LOST! Hide in one of the caves and send a SOS signal to your beloved Dino so that he can rescue you. Along a path full of tricks and treats, make sure “Dino” is able to bring you home safely. Attractive prizes by our sponsors await those who manage to escape within the given time.

8. HIDE N SEEK!
“You can hide but you can’t run! Discover your dog’s spooktacular sixth sense!”
Can you see me? Hide in one of our spooky hiding places and see how fast your dog can find you! With distractions and temptations all around, your has to find you within time given to win the challenge and grab mysterious prizes from our sponsor.

9. LAND OF UNCLAIMED (NEW!)
“Conquer and rule the land of unclaimed!”
Venture into vast terrains and break through the “dangers” ahead. Conquer the Land of Unclaimed before the sun sets and win fantabulous prizes!

10. THE ROCKIN’ CAVE
“Where the world of pre-historic begins....”
Fancy some stony excitement and adrenaline rush? Experience our historical theme park in The Rockin’ Cave! 7 exciting games are available to bring much fun and pleasure to you, your caveman family and caveman friends.

11. DOGGIE’S PAW PAW
“Join the greats and leave your paws in the Book of History!”
The pioneers of the world have left their marks on the caves of old. So why don’t you join the greats and leave your marks on the Caves of Bedrock for eternity!

PRE-EVENT
12. DOGATHONTM 2013 STONE-AGE PHOTO CONTEST
Instead of painting the picture on the wall of cave, now you are able to capture every single movement of you and your furry buddy! Share the sweet memories with DogathonTM 2013 and stand a chance to bring home prizes from our sponsor!



 This event is held mainly to raise funds to be channeled to the welfare project called “Pro-Kasih”; which is a student run organization that aims to achieve control of the population of stray animals and to raise awareness to the public about our collective responsibility for these neglected animals. Besides raising funds, the event also aims to promote exposure to all breeds of dogs and their owners as well as being a platform for owners and their dogs to enjoy a fun filled day of games and other activities.



They currently hold the record for “The Largest Gathering of Canines” endorsed by THE MALAYSIA BOOK OF RECORDS in 2010.This year they intend to break their own record and surpass the 1111 dogs present that year! They hope to make DOGATHONTM 2013 even bigger, better and more enjoyable for owners and their canine companions!

For more enquiries, please contact:
Ms Stephanie Petrus (+6016-7360220)
Ms Ayesha Shafinaz (+6016-2323082)
dogathon13@gmail.com

Or you can check out their website at www.vet.upm.edu.my/~dogathon/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/dogathon13?ref=ts&fref=ts
Twitter: www.twitter.com/Dogathon2013


.: Peace Out :.
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