Saturday, April 8, 2017

Easter Treat Hunt for Dogs

My flyball team (Apupalyptic) is hosting a fundraiser next weekend in Eugene, OR. We will be having a super fun treat hunt for dogs.

Doggy Treat Hunt
Our super awesome flyer

My goal in how we set up this event was to make it friendly even to dogs who are not particularly dog friendly or who are shy around crowds, groups of people, or other dogs. We will have only one dog (or one family of dogs, if the owner chooses) in the room at a time, so that they can hunt in a safe environment without being surrounded by strange dogs or people. I've always wanted to go to dog Easter egg hunts, but was never comfortable with the way they were set up, with lots of leashed dogs all searching at the same time. That isn't something that would work for my dogs. So while we are doing this awesome fundraiser, I wanted something that would make me feel safe to attend with my dog.

Anyway, I just wanted to share it in case any of my more local blog readers were looking for something super fun to do with their dogs next Sunday.


  1. That sounds like a really fun idea! Last year I bought some Easter eggs and put Delilah's treats in them and let her hunt around the house- she really enjoyed it.

  2. What a great idea! I love that you were so thoughtful to make this ok for all dogs. Barley has had to miss out on so many fun things like this because she isn't comfortable around other dogs. We'll be setting up a hunt in our backyard, but if we were on your side of the country we'd for sure come to your event!

    1. Thanks! It is an idea I've tossed around for a few years, I'm super excited that it is finally happening. I hope it turns out as awesome as I've been hoping and dreaming.