Mar 8, 2019 (Past event)
Summit County Animal Control and Shelter is proud to present the 4th Annual Bow Wow Film Festival at Warren Station in Keystone with doors at 6:00pm and the show at 7:00pm on Friday, March 8, 2019! They are inviting all dog lovers to join them for this fun event to celebrate everyone’s beloved canine companions.
Summit County Animal Control and Shelter is so excited about the movies they have chosen for their 2018-19 Bow Wow Film Festival tour stop! A few highlights from this year’s films:
- Movies about working dogs, both old school and new school
- The return of the hysterical Ask Frank – Advice for Dogs
- International picks with movies filmed abroad including a film about the story of how a Montana based organization is helping to catch poachers in the wilds of Africa
Come laugh and cheer and maybe even tear up a bit, as we marvel in all the ways these beloved furry creatures touch our lives!
All ticket proceeds will benefit the marvelous work of Summit County Animal Control and Shelter in Frisco.
$10 for adults and $5 for kids 5 and under
Submit Your Own Film
The Summit County Animal Shelter is hosting the 2nd annual short film competition. Submitted short films should be three minutes or less and show the bond between humans and pets. Any person or group may submit a short film in any form. Films are due by February 20, 2019 and may be submitted to Animal_Control@Summitcountyco.gov or may be dropped off at the Summit County Animal Shelter at 0058 Nancy’s Place, Frisco, Colorado 80443 in the form of a DVD.
About Bow Wow Film Fest
Conceived in 2014, the Bow Wow Film Fest has quickly become the premier traveling dog film festival in the US. With their dedicated staff and years of experience in the film and animal welfare professions, their team has supported events from Alaska to Alabama and has worked closely with animal welfare & rescue groups to bring a fun, new way to raise money and awareness. The Bow Wow team lives in the beautiful state of Colorado. The team believes that treating all creatures with respect is not just good for creatures but makes us better humans.
In 4 years of touring, Bow Wow has co-hosted over 100 shows and raised over $225K for animal welfare groups! Equal parts adventuresome, heartwarming and delightful, Bow Wow is a family friendly show and has played to enthusiastic audiences in cities that include Austin, TX, Minneapolis, MN, Denver, CO and Homer, AK!
Bow Wow films are crafted by filmmakers who are amazing storytellers, animators and artists, as seen in our 90 wonderful minutes of award winning, funny and moving short films. Their films will engage you, as well as touch your heart.
About the Summit County Animal Shelter
The Summit County Animal Shelter depends upon the generosity of the community to fund animals’ medical treatments, spay/neuter surgeries, and the humane education program. The shelter website provides pet owners with educational resources including animal emergency preparedness, local vets and dental care information, and licensing for Summit County pets. Additionally, the shelter’s Humane Education program works to teach pet needs and safety, understanding animal body language, working and therapy dogs, and the work of Animal Control officers.
The Summit County Animal shelter is always seeking extra volunteers to give time and attention to animals awaiting a new home by dog walking, socializing cats, fostering, clerical assistance, events help, and emergency preparedness.