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Dogs day is here
Soggy Doggy Pool Party set for Sunday

The third annual Soggy Doggy Pool Party will be Sunday, Sept. 7, in the Splash Zone at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center in Gainesville.

Dogs and their owners may splash and cool off and play in the spray fountains, happy loop, interactive water playground, zero depth entry, current channel, swirl pool and kiddie slide at the following times:

1 p.m.: Dogs up to 35 pounds

3 p.m.: Dogs 36-70 pounds

5 p.m.: Dogs more than 70 pounds

Chemicals will be removed from the pool and the Splash Zone. Door prizes also will be awarded.

Cost is $10 per dog with people free, but dogs must wear vaccination tag at all times and there is a limit of two dogs per handler.

The center is located at 1545 Community Way NE, Gainesville. Call 770-533-5850 for more information or visit

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