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Bring your dog to Time Warner Cable Field on 8/15
08/09/2010 3:26 PM ET
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GRAND CHUTE, WI -- The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers invite all canine friends and owners to the second annual Bring your Dog to the Ballpark Day on Sunday, August 15.  The canine event is held in partnership with the Fox Valley Humane Association and The Nutro Company.  Dog owners, along with their "best friends," will have the opportunity to win great prizes compliments of The Nutro Co., and participate in other "dog friendly" activities.  Game time against the Cedar Rapid Kernels on August 15 at Time Warner Cable Field is 1:05pm.

Tickets for the event are $5 for humans and $2 for dogs and may be purchased in advance or the day of game. Dog owners must sign a waiver stating that required vaccinations are current before tickets may be purchased.  To order tickets or to receive more information, please call the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Box Office at (920)733-4152.  Proceeds from all dog tickets will benefit the Fox Valley Humane Association.

On the day of the game, dogs and their owners should enter Fox Cities Stadium through the gate located down the left field line.  Disabled fans and their dogs may use the Main entrance. Seating will be general admission on the left field grass berm. Doggie pools, water dishes and waste bags will be available throughout the game. Day-of-game sales for Bark at the Park will take place at the left field gate beginning at 11:00am and conclude in the second inning of the game.

Owners must sign a waiver stating that your dog's vaccinations from a licensed veterinarian are current. This waiver holds you (the owner) liable in the event of an incident. We recommend you contact your veterinarian regarding other vaccinations that may suit your dog's needs. The Timber Rattlers reserve the right to deny any dog or human entrance to Time Warner Cable Field for Bring your Dog to the Ballpark Day for any reason they may see fit.

Required Vaccinations:

*  Rabies - given annually, but sometimes can be a 3 year.

*  DHLP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Leptospirosis, Para Influenza) - all given annually, sometimes referred to as the Combo Vaccination, especially when it includes Parvo.

*  Parvo - given annually, many times this is included in the DHLP and is indicated as DHLPP.

*  Bordatella - given either every six months or annually. Sometimes referred to as: Kennel Cough or Tracheobronchities.

The Timber Rattlers begin a six-game homestand on Saturday, August 14 and play three games against the Kernels through Monday August, 16.  The Beloit Snappers visit Time Warner Cable Field from August 18-20.  Tickets are available for all games on the homestand and may be purchased one of three ways: Over the phone at 800-WI-TIMBER or (920) 733-4152, in person at the Time Warner Cable Field Box Office, or on the internet at www.timberrattlers.com. 

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.
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