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Pocono Puppy Palooza

Pocono Puppy Palooza


Shawnee Mountain is going to the dogs! Well, just for a weekend.

Dogs are our best friends, and we have just the event for you! Pocono Puppy Palooza will feature many activities for you and your dog to participate in. Each dog's admission fee will help our local rescue and shelters continue saving animals.

Join us for an action packed weekend of canine fun. There will be local area dog trainers showcasing their expertise.

Event Coordinator:

Lisa Kirschner at Sit, Stay,'N Play


Demos & Training

Demonstrations & Training

Demonstrations occuring throughout the day:

Agility: Dog and handlers negotiate an obstacle course racing against the clock.

Nose Work: An exciting sport modeled after real world substance detection. In nose work, your dog searches for essential oils, usually on a Qtip.

Treibball: urban herding, or hearding without the sheep.

Rally-Obedience: Rally course has road signs tellng the "driver" where to go and what to do.

Explosive & Narcotic Demos: demonstration where dogs will search for explosives or narcotics. There will not be any real explosives or narcotic substances permitted at the event. Essential oils will be substituted.

There will also a canine good citizen test.

Demonstrations and training brought to you by...

Sit, Stay, 'N Play: Stroudsburg, PA

K9 Proving Ground: Cresco, PA

Scentsabilities Nosework: Belvidere, NJ


Pocono Puppy Palooza Entertainment

The Marvelous Mutts

The Marvelous Mutts produce thrilling canine sport entertainment shows that feature some of the world’s finest athletes! In every performance, they focus on three goals that have led to our success: professionalism, high entertainment value, and creating the very best customer experience possible for their client's guests.

Sit! Stay! Get ready to howl!

Johnny Peers and the Muttville Comix have appeared on Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey Circus and on David Letterman! Johnny Peers and the Muttville Comix is a slapstick comedy act like no other. Johnny leads over a dozen dogs through challenging and hilarious tricks as Johnny plays the straight man role in this wonderful show.

Puppy Parade

The Puppy Parade will include a costume contest, owner/dog look-alike, shortest tail contest and a longest ears contest!


Food & Treat Vendors - 2018 Vendors are Subject to Change

Zuke's, LLC: Natural dog food and treats are crafted in the USA

Nutisource: Family-owned-and-operated pet food manufacturer, bringing you high quality pet foods. They offer a wide range of Premium Pet Foods and formulas including Holistic, Grain Free, Organic, Non-GMO, created with the finest ingredients.

Steve's Real Food: Steve's Raw Dog Food was the first pet food company to make feeding raw pet food convenient and easy.

Mika & Sammy's: Pet treat company that specializes in healthy, gourmet, 100% All Natural, All American pet treats.

Dog Products

Three Dogs Designs by Rocki: Collars and leashes

Beast in the Cave: Everything from pet beds, toys, leashes and coats.

On Lead: Quality braided leather products for your dogs.

Wag-n-Wear-n-Watch-n-Scoop: Durable hand-made accessories, pet walking and feeding services and pet waste clean-up.

Brewscuits: Beer grain dog treats

Rachel Ann's Country Clips Pet Grooming: Grooming

Steve's Real Food: Raw dog food

American Butcher Brands: Natural meat treats

MAX 200 Agility Equipment: Agility equipment

Pet Valu: Coupons and samples of pet products

For Doggy Parents

Mountain Dog Candles: Homemade scented candle tins and tarts

Doodle Faces Face Painting: Facepainting

Niel Illustrations: Caricature

Appleby Systems: Home improvements

Meat Wagon BBQ: BBQ

Lula Roe: Clothing

Mom's Food Concessions: Curly fries served in dog bowls and other festival treats

Mother Nature: Vegan options


Rules & Regulations


Except when they are performing, dogs must be kept on a leash at all times.

No retractable leashes are permitted.

Please ensure your dog is already properly socialized and not in heat.


Tickets & Parking

Adult $9 $15
Child (5-12) $7.50 $15
Child (4 & Under) Free Free
Discount tickets are available online until 4:00pm on Friday September 21, 2018.

Additional tickets are available at the gate during the festival.
AT THE GATE 1-Day 2-Day
Adult $12.50 $17
Child (5-12) $8.50 $17
Child (4 & Under) Free Free

All festival parking is free.

All festival parking is free.

Cash and all major credit cards accepted at the gate. All coupons must be printed and presented at time of purchase. There is an ATM available on site.

Coolers and outside food are not permitted.

  • No Weapons
  • No Fireworks
  • No Alcohol