Submitted by Children’s Museum:

Children’s Museum of Houston  presents Dog Days of Summer. Children’s Museum of Houston raises the woof with World Series of Dog Shows frisbee and musical demos . Learn the tricks, truths and “tails” of pet ownership and pet adoption.

Escaping the Houston heat can be “ruff” but furry, four-legged pals await you at the air-conditioned Children’s Museum of Houston 2012 Summer of Fun! Exercise your right to reach for the stars as talented pooches unleash a tail-wagging sneak peek at the World Series of Dog Shows.

Sniff our discount and save $1 in admission when you bring dog or cat food to be donated to a local animal shelter. The World Series of Dog Shows is July 18 – 22 at Reliant Park. The first 50 children to visit the Museum on July 5 – 8 will receive free Dog Show tickets.

Have a howling good time!

 World Series of Dog Shows Musical Freestyle: Put your paws up as dancing dogs show off their moves. Event Date: Thursday, July 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. during Free Family Night in the Brown Auditorium.
• Poo Toss Game: HGAC will show you how to properly toss away your pet’s poo. Event Date: Thursday, July 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. during Free Family Night and Sunday, July 8, all day.
• Banfield FutureVet® Clinic: What does it en-“tail” to be a responsible pet owner? Get up close and personal with friendly canines and earn a treat at the end of the presentation. Event Date: Sunday, July 8 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Brown Auditorium
• World Series of Dog Shows Frisbee Demo: There’s nothing like a good ole game of Frisbee, no paws necessary! Watch as dogs soar through the air and bite into fun. Event Date: Sunday, July 8 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Brown Auditorium.

• Animal Tracks: Explore footprints left by different animals at the Alexander Art Academy.
• Sun Catcher: Capture the hottest-and sunniest times of the year at Junktion.
• Canis Major: Discover which constellation resembles a dog at Junktion.
• Accordion Dog: Create your very own pooch pal at Junktion.