Celebrating My Dog Lola’s Birthday with Activities, Invitations, Games, and Fun
As a dog lover, I always look forward to celebrating my furry friend’s birthday. This year, my dog Lola turned three, and I planned an extra special celebration for her. In this article, I’ll share the activities, decorations, and games we used to make Lola’s birthday a blast.
Invitations and Decorations
First things first: I had to invite our neighbors and friends to the party. I created cute invitations with a picture of Lola in a birthday hat and sent them out a few weeks in advance. The invitations included the date, time, and location of the party, as well as a note asking guests to bring their dogs along. I also included a list of activities we planned to do at the party, so everyone knew what to expect.
Next, I set up the party space. I decorated our backyard with balloons, streamers, and a big banner that said “Happy Birthday, Lola!” I also set up a table with party hats and bandanas for the dogs to wear, and a table for the human guests with snacks and drinks.
Once everyone arrived, we kicked off the party with some fun activities. First up was a doggie cake eating contest. I had made a cake out of dog-friendly ingredients like peanut butter, banana, and oats, and each dog got their own slice to devour. The first dog to finish their cake won a prize (a new toy).
Next, we played a game of “bobbing for hot dogs.” I filled a kiddie pool with water and dropped in some hot dogs. The dogs had to swim around and try to catch the hot dogs in their mouths. It was hilarious to watch and the dogs had a blast.
After that, we played a game of “musical sit.” We set up a circle of chairs and played music. When the music stopped, each dog had to find a chair to sit on. The dog who was left without a chair was out, and we removed a chair each round until we had a winner.
Finally, we ended the party with a group photo and a goody bag for each dog. The goody bags included treats, a new toy, and a party hat to take home.
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