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~ About The North Carolina Wiener Roast ~

The NC Wiener Roast, created in 2003, is a joyous, fun-filled day designed to reunite Dachshund rescuers with our former foster dogs that have been placed in forever homes. It also serves as a great time for rescuers to reconnect with fellow rescuers who share in the same common goal as well as a time to catch up with our past adopters; who have evolved from strangers into our extended family.

Fueled by our passion for the breed that endears us, the NC Wiener Roast has been a wonderful success each year ~ raising thousands of dollars for dachshund rescue every year. Our exciting day full of wiener races, kissing contests, costume contests, and so much more is free to the public and open to everyone ~ owners, dog lovers, and fun seekers alike.

In 2008, after several years of searching for a home, the NC Wiener Roast finally landed at Castle McCulloch in Jamestown, NC. The Castle offers our event a unique experience nestled in wooded landscape among walking trails. As if the natural beauty of this location isn't enough, guests find themselves in awe of the many sizes, shapes and colors of dachshunds attending each year. Since the NC Wiener Roast is rain or shine, the Castle offers covered locations (both indoor and outdoor) to house our many activities.

Although the main focus of the NC Wiener Roast is for rescuers to reunite with former fosters and to catch up with fellow rescuers, we host a variety of specialty vendors, dachshund rescue organizations, and a giant silent auction filled with unique items not available anywhere else.

All expenses for the NC Wiener Roast are funded by our generous, loyal sponsors, and all proceeds go towards helping dachshunds in need of medical treatment via Almost Home Dachshund Rescue Society and Dachshund Rescue of North America.

We hope that you will join us again for the Annual NC Wiener Roast on May 10, 2014, at Castle McCulloch in Jamestown, NC! It's a day dedicated to our favorite breed, and your experience at this event is one you will not soon forget.