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WaggleFest Details


WaggleFest Facts

WaggleFest was created when its coordinator, Deb Abraham Spalding, lost one of her Golden Retrievers to what she felt was a toxic reaction to over-the-counter dog food. WaggleFest is an event fair where natural/holistic alternatives for your pet's health, nutrition, therapies, and lifestyle are showcased.


WaggleFest History

WaggleFest was inspired by two Golden Retrievers, Rosie and Laney. Rosie got sick with seizures and her mom tried essential oils (that did help) to prevent and treat the seizures. She took Rosie to several vets to diagnose the problem but no answers were given. Rosie died November 16, 2017 after being seizure-free for a month.

Laney walks with a waggle. She is an avid hiker, displaying her waggle for a good laugh.

Laney and Rosie's feline sister, is a long-haired black kitty named Fuzzer.


WaggleFest's "PAWsome" Highlights

Lots of Vendors! Healthy pet food options, holistic vets, therapists, and alternative therapies, pet-inspired gifts for people, gifts for pets, pet artists, essential oils for pets, and many more WagglyGreat features!

Highlights include a WaggleWalk, "Fur"mont Days Contests, Vendor Fair, Information Sessions, WaggleWear Fashion Show, and more PAWsome activities.

Food, beer, wine, desserts provided by The Thurmont Ambulance Company.

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Location - Thurmont Event Complex

13716 Strafford Drive, Thurmont, MD 21788