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Men's EXPO 2014

Hope Fest 2014

2013 Events.

May 19th,   Woofstock & Adopt-a-thon, Prescott Valley, AZ
June 1st,   WoofDown Lunch on the Square, Prescott
October 6th,   Dogtoberfest on the Square, Prescott

Dan Olsen presents a donation check to Ann & Bob Wilson of the Yavapai Food Bank.

Olsen's Grain - Dogtoberfest
Olsen's Grain - Woofdown Lunch

2012 Events.

Olsen's Grain - Dogfest - 2012

Olsen's Grain - FFA corn dinner

Olsen's  Grain - Woof Down Lunch

YCSO names   Olsen's  Grain - Logo   Citizens of the Year, for supporting K9 program.

Olsen's Grain - Citizens of the Year K9
Appearing in the foreground, from left, are YCSO Deputy Randy Evers, Sgt. Jeff Jaeger and Deputy Shane Weber.
In the back row are, from left, Deputy Mike Bricker, John Olsen, Ann Olsen, Sheriff Scott Mascher, Sherrill Olsen, Mike Olsen,
Steve Sischka, Dan Olsen and Deputy Harry Schrum.

Olsen's Grain donates dog food to the K9 unit of the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office
and other K9 units in Yavapai and Coconino counties, YCSO spokesman Dwight D'Evelyn stated.
He quoted K9 team supervisor Sgt. Jeff Jaeger as saying the "very generous donation"
has continued for at least 10 years and costs about $30,000 annually.
Both D'Evelyn and Dan Olsen, secretary-treasurer of Olsen's Grain, used the word "absolutely"
to agree that the program provides positive reinforcement.
Like Pavlov's dogs, the K9 unit dogs get rewarded for doing their jobs but without associating a bell
with food.
"They do receive a reward," D'Evelyn said. Their handlers reward the dogs with a toy, not with food.
The food donation also amounts to positive reinforcement because the food quality is high, D'Evelyn said.
D'Evelyn's boss provided positive reinforcement by presenting the owners of Olsen's Grain
the Citizens of the Year award in January.
Sheriff Scott Mascher presented certificates and plaques to representatives of each of the
Olsen's Grain stores, according to a news release from YCSO.
Dan Olsen said he "humbly" accepted the award.
"My stand is we don't do it for rewards or accolades," Olsen said. "We do it for the community.
It is truly from the heart of the board of directors of the Olsen family."
Olsen said his father, John, and brother, Mike, founded the family business in 1979 by buying the
store in Chino Valley. Dan Olsen opened the Dewey store in 1982.
Olsen's also has locations in Prescott, Clarkdale, Flagstaff and Timberline.

Olsen's Grain - Citizens of the Year K9

2011 Events.

Dogtoberfest 2011     Pictures
5th Annual Dogtoberfest and Pet Adopt-A-Thon
Sunday October 2nd
Courthouse Square - Prescott, Arizona

Olsen's Grain

Olsen's Grain - Horses with Heart
Bowling Fund Raiser 02 - 12 - 2011

Flagstaff Baby Seminar
Warren Hubbard teaches a first grade class from the Mountain School
about chicks during a field trip to Olsen's Grain.
The children helped to unload a delivery of chicks as part of the lesson.
(Abbie Gripman/Arizona Daily Sun)

Flagstaff Baby Seminar
(Abbie Gripman/Arizona Daily Sun)

Past Events.

Prescott Dog
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United Animal Friends       Video

Woof Down Lunch   2009   2010

2009   NAC   Dressage Schooling Show at the Five M Ranch in Chino Valley.
This photo is of one of the kids riding in the 2009 Lead Line Class.
Olsen's Grain is proud to support the
Northern Arizona Chapter (NAC) of the Arizona Dressage Association (ADA).

  is proud to support the Police dogs of
Chino Valley,   DeweyFlagstaffPrescott   and   Verde Valley

They are being fed   or   courtesy of Olsen's Grain

Pictures of   4-H   and   FFA   projects at the

 Verde Valley Fair  2006    Coconino County Fair   2009    2010

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The Police Dogs will be at the EquiFest

Check the     The Arizona EquiFest     page for more information

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