Eleventh Annual Purina Pooches in the Ballpark tickets go on sale April 17

Tickets include attendance to a Cardinals game for dogs and owners, pregame costume parade on the warning track, dog goodie bag and canine entertainment throughout the day

It's time once again for St. Louis canines to "bark" on the Cardinals at Busch Stadium on Saturday, June 13, for the 11th annual Purina® Pooches in the Ballpark game vs. the Kansas City Royals, presented by Schnucks.

Three hundred all-inclusive tickets go on sale tomorrow, Friday, April 17, at 10 a.m. and won't last long; last year's tickets sold out in less than two days. Tickets for the only game all season where dogs can join their owners inside Busch Stadium are $150 (each ticket is good for one person and one dog) and include a dog goodie bag filled with Purina samples and coupons, as well as access to an all-you-can-eat buffet and all-you-can-drink water, soda and beer. Additional activities include:

Ultimate Air Dogs Competition (12:00 p.m.)
See highly trained dogs compete in canine dock-diving, which consists of dogs jumping as far as they can into a 40-foot long, 10,000 gallon pool. Located outside Busch Stadium and free to the general public.

Canine Cardinals Fan Costume Parade (1:45 p.m.)
All four-legged ticket-holders and owners will show off their favorite Cardinals gear in a pregame costume parade around the Busch Stadium warning track.

Purina Pro Plan® Performance Team Show (2:10 p.m.)
Watch as these incredibly talented, athletic canines perform exciting tricks and catch flying discs on Busch Stadium's outfield.

Purina Pooches in the Ballpark (3:15 p.m.)
Hundreds of canine Cardinals fans will join their owners in the designated pooch-friendly, all-inclusive sections of Busch Stadium to cheer on the home team against the Royals.

WHEN: Tickets go on sale tomorrow at 10 a.m. for the 11th annual Purina® Pooches in the Ballpark game on Saturday, June 13. To purchase tickets, learn more about the parade, or for a list of game day rules, please go to cardinals.com/pooches. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.

HOW: Visit cardinals.com/pooches for more information about purchasing tickets.

WHO:  Purina® and Schnucks® are proud to once again sponsor this fun-filled hometown event the whole family can enjoy - including our beloved four-legged Cardinals fans.