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Join Krakow and all this friends at this weekend’s Constitution Festival at Metzger Park in Louisville!

Constitution Festival join Krakow 2016

Metzger Park
1420 S. Nickleplate
Louisville, OH 44641


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It’s time for the Constitution Festival in Louisville!!

Constitution Festival Louisville 2016There is so much to enjoy over the 3-day event so come on down to Metzger Park to enjoy the fun.

And while you are there come and meet our retired greyhound athletes that will be hanging out enjoying all the festivities.Constitution Festival events 2016

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Cooper and little girl at Constitution festival 2015

Join the greyhounds for the last day of the Constitution Festival in Louisville from noon to 5 p.m. today.


Or if you are in the area of the Belden PetSmart stop over to meet our adoptable greyhounds from 11:00 to 4:00 p.m. during PetSmart National Adoption event.

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Two of the Eaton greyhounds won awards at the Louisville Constitution Festival today.


Cooper received the Historical Society Choice Award


Krakow as Elvis LCF 2015

Krakow won Best Costume.

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Louisvlle Constitution Festival greyhounds

OGGA will be participating in the 2015 Constitution Community Festival this coming weekend.

Join us:
Friday, September 11th …… 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 12th …… Noon to 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 13th ……. Noon to 5:00 p.m.

Metzger Park,  1420 South Nickelplate, 44641

The official kick off of the three-day festival will begin Friday, Sept. 11 at 5 p.m. with an added processional of “First Responders” through downtown to Metzger Park at which time a ceremony in their honor will take place at the Blue Star Memorial. This will include luminary lanterns being let off in honor of those lives lost.

The festival will feature amusement rides, crafts and food vendors, fun for the whole family.

The highlight of the evening will feature live entertainment provided by Country Music Star Ricky Lee and The Band America! This stop will be part of his “Small Town America Tour” culminating with fireworks bursting in the sky showing our American Pride!

The festival will reopen at 11 a.m. on Saturday with added features including the pet parade, Constitution Car Show, musical entertainment, along with crafters and food vendors. The festival continues through Sunday and will come to a close with “Rock the Park”, a Christian Music Concert.

There will be a Constitution Car Show will be Sept. 12 at Metzger Park.

For additional information on scheduled events for the festival:

louisville 2015 logo


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We are keeping the greyhounds and volunteers very, very busy this weekend.  We hope you will stop out at one or more of the events to greet the over-worked hounds.

AJ and Ringo after event 8 8 15

9/12 Alliance Pet Supplies Plus Noon to 2:00 p.m.

9/12 PetSmart Adoption Days 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
9/13 PetSmart Adoption Days 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

9/11 Louisville Constitution Festival 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
9/12 Louisville Constitution Festival 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
9/13 Louisville Constitution Festival 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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mark your calendarSeptember is going to be a busy month for OGGA—-

9/5      Louisville Farmer’s Market    9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

9/6      PetSmart Meet & Greet             cancelled

9/12     Alliance Pet Supplies Plus       Noon to 2:00 p.m.

9/12     PetSmart Adoption Days        11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

9/13     PetSmart Adoption Days        11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 9/11    Louisville Constitution Festival   5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

9/12    Louisville Constitution Festival    12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

9/13     Louisville Constitution Festival   12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

             The above festival will be held at Metzger Park, Louisville 

 9/19     Alliance Farmer’s Market    9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon

 9/20     Constitution Parade  in Louisville

9/20     PetSmart Meet and Greet       cancelled

9/26      Alliance Pet Supplies Plus Meet & Greet        12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 9/27     Mutt Strutt  at Reservoir Park in Massillon   2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  (Rain date Oct 4th)

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The greyhounds and their humans had an enjoyable time at the Louisville Constitution Festival.  We enjoyed visiting with everyone that stopped by our booth to greet the greyhounds.  Thanks for making it a GREYT event!!!


Constit Festival Ringo Cooper Romeo

Greyhounds Ringo, Cooper and Romeo greeting people.


Constit Festival  Rose with Agent Krak Romeo

Rose with Agent, Krakow and Romeo


Constit Festival Krak relaxing

The weather was beautiful throughout the festival. Here Krakow enjoys a cool drink of water.


Constit Festival  Wendy Krak on red carpet

Krakow wishing his human, Wendy, would step away so he could be photographed on the red carpet by all his admirers.


Constit Festival Cooper meeting

Cooper greeting his admirers.


Constit Festival Krak on Rose lap

Rose requested a photograph with the ‘special one’, Krakow.

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Louisville Constitution Festival 2014

Come out with the Greyhounds to Metzger Park to celebrate the Annual Louisville Constitutional Festival!


Friday, August 15th from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 16th from 12:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 17th from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
OGGA will be at a canopy sheltered table which will  help the greyhounds and their people stay cool during this fun event.    We will also be selling  our collars/leashes, dog cookies, jewelry, etc. 

 Metzger Park
1420 S. Nickel Plate Ave., Louisville, OH, 44641
(Located between E. Main St. and Georgetown Rd.)

Metzger Park is the largest park in Louisville  sitting on 88 acres of land donated the City of Louisville by Mary C. Metzger.  

Click Here to view the Metzger Park Website.

The park is NOT FENCED so dogs will need to be on a leash while there.

A Request From Rose Cazantzes:

This event will be nice because there are trees and the grounds are wonderful.. I want us to have a big turnout for our dogs so please try to make it that weekend.. They also have lots of hills to bring blankets and watch the people while sitting under the shade trees.. Our greys will love it!!!!

Click Here to view the Louisville Constitution Festival Events Flyer.





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