Skip to main content

MAINx24, Mutt Strut and Muttville on Main

This building fascinated me for some reason.

Every December, Chattanooga, TN has a 24 hour festival called MAINx24. It celebrates Main Street and the surrounding Southside. It's completely organized by merchants, residents and friends of the Southside community and features events all day long, from parades to music to poetry readings to chili cook-offs.

We tried to make it to the parade at 11 but ran late. Were we ended up parking ended up being at the end of the parade route, so we still got to see some of it.

I think the kids enjoyed themselves.

They got their faces painted at a dentists office.







They pet puppies needing homes.


Saw some really cool bikes and cars from Art 120.



Courtesy of EPB.

Courtesy of EPB

Courtesy of EPB

Courtesy of EPB

And climbed in a fire truck.




Rio behaved, except for making a fool of himself barking at the dogs he wanted to play with (I seriously need to figure out how to stop him from doing that! I get tired of having to tell people that he's not vicious, he just wants to play).

Rio the Reindane :-D

Mary-Beth kindly let me borrow these pictures from the parade and Muttville on Main from their DOGood for Dog Friendly Chattanooga Facebook page:















Choo Choo Dog Camp

Chattanooga Double Decker

Chattanooga Ducks

There were some absolutely a-DOR-able costumes out there!




















Rosco is up for adoption with MARC.





But these two girls were BY FAR my favorite!!!



There were equally adorable "naked" pups too. :-)



Another sweetie up for adoption with MARC.




These 2 guys on "chains" are up for adoption through
Noahs-Bark.



Muttville on Main had tons of vendors and rescues.


DOGood

MARC

Noahs-Bark

Love 4 Dogs

Just Dog Gone Cute

This was my first year attending MAINx24 (first year even hearing about it) and had a blast! Hope to make it earlier next year now that I know when it is. :-D

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

The Great Dane Standard Through the Ages Part III ~1976~

The 1976 Official Illustrated Standard
Revised & Edited by The Great Dane Club of America, Inc. Written text AKC approved August 10, 1976 Illustrated by Donald E. Gauther - Great Dane Breeder & Judge Copyright, 1972


1. GENERAL CONFORMATION (a) GENERAL APPEARANCE. The Great Dane combines in its distinguished appearance dignity, strength and elegance with great size and a powerful, well-formed, smoothly muscled body. He is one of the giant breeds, but is unique in that his general conformation must be so well balanced that he never appears clumsy and is always a unit--the Apollo of dogs. He must be spirited and courageous--never timid. He is friendly and dependable. This physical and mental combination is the characteristic which gives the Great Dane the majesty possessed by no other breed. It is particularly true of this breed that there is an impression of great masculinity in dogs as compared to an impression of great femininity in bitches. The male should appear more massive t…

The Great Dane Standard Through the Ages Part II ~1945~

The Official Illustrated Standard of the Great Dane Club of America, INC. 1945
(Typed for easy reading below each picture which has made this post EXTREMELY long. Also, you *should* be able to click on the pictures to enlarge, but sadly still not enough to read the charts.)


BREEDERS CODED OF ETHICS as endorsed by THE GREAT DANE CLUB OF AMERICA
There are only five recognize colors; all these basically fall into four color strains: 1 FAWN and BRINDLE, 2. HARLEQUIN and HARLEQUIN bred BLACK, 3. BLUE and BLUE bred BLACK, 4. BLACK. Color classifications being well founded, the Great Dane Club of America, Inc. considers it an inadvisable practice to mix color strains and it is the club's policy to adhere to the following matings:
------------------------------------------------------------------------ FAWN TO FAWN OR BRINDLE ONLY
BRINDLE TO BRINDLE OR FAWN ONLY
Pedigrees of FAWN or BRINDLED Danes should not carry HARLEQUIN, BLACK or BLUE upon them -------------------------------------------…

The Great Dane Standard Through the Ages Part IV ~1995~

(This is the last and current Standard)

The Great Dane Illustrated Standard Approved and Published by the Great Dane Club of America, Inc. September 1995, Illustrations by Stephen J. Hubbel
An Illustrated Standard And Guide for the Evaluation of the Great Dane This booklet has been prepared by The Great Dane Club of America to assist fanciers, breeders and judges in their assessment and understanding of desired Great Dane type. Nothing in the discussions or illustrations contained herein should be construed as altering or contradicting the provisions of the Official Standard of the Great Dane adopted by this club and approved by The American Kennel Club. It is rather to be considered as a supplement to, and expansion on, the Official Standard.
The reader should remember the Official Standard describes the ideal Great Dane. In the following commentary we discus common deviations from that ideal, and the relative importance to be place on such deviations in the overall evaluation of an in…