Metro Police K9 Trials to be held at Lake Las Vegas

Updated October 5, 2018 - 4:37 pm

To kick off the 28th annual Las Vegas Metro K9 Trials Weekend, Lake Las Vegas and Friends for Las Vegas Police K9 will host the inaugural Lake Las Vegas/Viva La Paw Wet Pet 5K and Doggy Paddle at Lake Las Vegas.

On Oct. 13 at 8 a.m., the Wet Pet 5K will begin at The Westin Lake Las Vegas. At 10 a.m. on Saturday, Lake Las Vegas Water Sports &Pet Scene Magazine hosts its inaugural Doggy Paddle at Reflection Bay Golf Club’s beach area. Both events are open to residents and the public with all proceeds going to Friends for LV K9. The Las Vegas Metro K9 Trials will begin on Oct. 14 at 8 a.m. K9 Trials are free and open to the public.

“Our local law enforcement officials and K9s work diligently to keep our community safe, and we are honored to give back and show support for their hard work and sacrifice,” said Andy Gil, director of media for Lake Las Vegas.

The K9 Trials draws K9 units to compete from all over the country and internationally. This annual fundraising event is one of four benefiting Friends for Las Vegas Police K9.

The Las Vegas Metro K9 Trials will take place at Orleans Arena and will be free and open to the public. The Trials will showcase tactical obedience including tactical obedience with gunfire, agility, and handler protection. For more information, visit

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