All Breed Races in North Long Beach

The Uptown Dog Park Association is holding the Inaugural “Dashing Dogs of Summer” – an all breed race event- Saturday June 22nd from 9 AM to 3 PM in Scherer Park – 4600 Long Beach Blvd. 

There will be seven different race divisions for dogs up to 30 pounds.  There is a division for mini dachshunds, standard dachshunds, a toy breed dog division for dogs up to 10 pounds, race divisions for dogs 10 - 20 pounds and dogs 20 to 30 pounds. There is a special division for dogs in wheeled mobility devices and/or any dog with less than 4 legs. And not to be left out, there is a race division for Seniors – Senior Dogs over the age of eight (8).  This family oriented event will also feature a dog costume contest and the canine version of the “Voice” with a howling competition and a special treat the “Smooch a Pooch” kissing booth.  There will be demonstrations and vendors.  The entry fee of $15.00 AND a can of wet dog food is for the races only.  All other events are FREE.  Proceeds from this event will be used to make improvements to the Uptown dog Park and the donations of canned dog food will be given to the LB Animal Care Dept. for use in the shelter. 

If you love dogs, love to watch dogs run and are looking for a family friendly fun time – Scherer Park is the place to be on June 22nd.  For more information, please send your inquires to or go to our Facebook page: friendsofuptowndogpark