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West Fargo Park District's to conduct Dog Swim

Anthony Heise swims with his black lab, Daisy during a past dog swim at the Veterans Memorial Pool. Forum Communications Co.

Take your dog to the Dog Swim on Monday, Aug. 15, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., at the Veterans Memorial Pool, 131 6th Ave. E. in West Fargo. Dogs must have all shots up to date. This is a free activity with no registration fee. 

The park district is also hosting their fourth annual West Fargo Parks Dog Show on Thursday, Aug. 18, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at North Elmwood Park Shelter, 500 13th Ave. W., West Fargo.

  Dogs will be judged and awards will be presented to the best groomed, best dressed, most spots, best trick, best tail wagging, owner/dog look-alike, and best of show. Those attending will also be able to visit with area pet vendors and register for great door prizes.  Free hotdogs and a beverage will be served while supplies last. Dog Show registration will be held at 5:30 p.m., the Agility Demo at 6 p.m., and the Dog Show will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Dog Show registration is free. Entries must pre-register with the park district. Forms are available at the West Fargo Park District office, 500 13th Ave. W. or online at

For more information about either of these events, contact the West Fargo Park District at 433-5360 or visit In case of inclement weather call the park info line at 433-5363.