LARGO Ė Highland Family Aquatic Center will open the pool for dogs and owners to have a soggy good time on Saturday, Oct. 22. Small dogs 18 inches and under may swim between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and large dogs 18 inches and over, between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
As the last event of the year for the Aquatic Center, owners can bring their dogs to enjoy a swim. As directed by the Pinellas County Health Department owners will not be permitted to enter the water, but can enjoy concessions and other amenities. Owners will need to provide proof of vaccination for their dog upon admission. Water slides will not be open.
The cost is $5 a dog (owners free). Proceeds from food purchases will benefit the city of Ocean Springs, Miss., to rebuild the playground destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.
Sponsors are Dogwater Cafe Largo and Pet Supermarket. Call 518-3016 or visit www.largo.com. The center is at 400 N. Highland Ave.