Austin Landing Happy Hour and “Yappy Hour” Coolest Canines!

  • May18
    Thursday All Day
  • Sep 21
    Thursday All Day
  • Austin Landing 10050 Innovation Drive
    Dayton, OH 45342 United States


Join us for Yappy Hour at Austin Landing the remaining third Thursdays of summer:  June 15th – July 20th – August 17th – September 21st

 “Yappy Hour” is Happy Hour for you and your dog! Bring your dog out to The Park at Austin Landing for food, beverages, and fun with fury friends on leashes. While there, stop by the Humane Society of Greater Dayton’s booth and make a donation and greet their adoptable dogs. Coolest Canine entries will be taken between 4-6pm.


After checking out the most recent event’s photos, return to this page to vote for your favorite of the month!

  • Soft Rock 92.9 WGTZ will be broadcasting live from 4-6pm on the Yappy Hour event days

  • May thru August after each event, listeners should visit the photo gallery and find their choice of the Coolest Canine of the Month! Once you’ve identified your favorite, return to this page to cast your vote in the entry form that will be available at the bottom of this page during voting sessions.

  • The three top vote-getters each month will get a prize pack including a $25 gift certificate from Kroger and become a semi-finalist for the Coolest Canine of the summer!  Dogs may be entered into the contest monthly, but may only become a semi-finalist one time.

  • On September 21st we will select at random the grand prize winner of the 2017 Coolest Canine of Summer. The dog’s owner will get a $200 gift certificate from Kroger and the Coolest Canine will get all the accolades. Semi-finalists do not need to be present to win.

  • Austin Landings Coolest Canine Contest is hosted by Soft Rock 92.9 WGTZ.  Our Thanks to Kroger for their title sponsor and support and to The Humane Society of Greater Dayton for all they do in our community. Special thanks to Pet Butler for being the official Pooper Scooper of Austin Landing’s Yappy Hour.

  • Monthly photos will be posted on-line for two weeks after the event for listeners to select the top three semi-finalists of the month.  You may vote once per event in the 4 monthly semi-finals.

  • The first 12 semi-finalist dogs will be posted at no later than August 28th

  • Coolest Canine of Summer 2017 will be crowned at the Sept 21st Yappy Hour

Coolest Canine Contest Week 1 - ONE ENTRY PER PERSON PER EVENT

Vote for your favorite canine from the most recent Yappy Hour!
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