The Dog Island Dog Show

“A Howl For All”

Put a Smile on Your Face, Come to the 4th Annual Dog Island Dog Show!

There will be hugging, kissing, petting, sniffing and lots of tail wagging at Schoolhouse Park Saturday, August 19as dogs compete in the Dog Island Dog Show.

Register online or by mail* through August 16 or register onsite the day of the event.

Online registration is $12 for a single dog and handler, $17 family. 

Onsite registration will be available from 10 to 11:15 am. $15 per single dog and handler or $20 per family. The Guemes Island Historical Society sponsors the event with all profits designated for the organization’s operations and proposed museum building fund.

10:00 am Onsite Registration Opens, (Class Sign-Ups Open)
10:15 am  Musical Chairs,  Doggie Style
10:45 am  Welcome

11:00 am  Dog Parade
11:15 am  Registration Closes
11:30 am  Class 1:  Costume Class
11:45 am  Class 2: Best Bark Or Howl

Noon:  Class 3:  Best Groomed
12:15 pm  Anacortes K9 Unit, T-Bone & Officer Ray
12:30 pm  Class 4:  Hot Dog Catching Challenge
1:00 pm  Class 5:  Best Or Wackiest Trick
1:15 pm  Class 6:  Dog & Handler Look- Alike Contest
1:30 pm  Class 7:  Best Pair Of Dogs (Can Be One Handler With 2 Dogs Or  Two  Handlers And Dogs Paired Together)      
 1:45 pm  Class 8:  On Leash Obstacle Course
2:00 pm  Closing Ceremonies:  Judges’ Best Of Show & Peoples’  Choice Award

All Class winners will receive ribbons. Plaques will be awarded for the judges' "Best of Show" and for the "People's Choice" selection.

In addition to the show there will be information about the sponsoring Guemes Island Historical Society and a display of artifacts. A silent auction will feature items from island artisans and local businesses.

Last but not least there will be a variety of concessions.

All socially adjusted dogs are invited. Dogs must be on short leash at all times. Sorry, no female dogs in season allowed.  For more information, contact Tom Deach at 360.708.2582 or

- Win Anderson

*Download, print, complete and mail in this registration form.

11:00 AM


Schoolhouse Park