Olate Dogs Spent a Fun Day with Children at Regional Humane Society Summer Camp

The Olate Dogs visited Dubuque Regional Humane Society to help promote the dog rescues. They have spent a wonderful day with lots of children showing some of their acrobat tricks!



The curly-haired dogs barrel-rolled and back-flipped Wednesday afternoon at the Dubuque Regional Humane Society, eliciting cheers from children attending the organization’s summer camps.

Richard Olate and his son Nicholas brought seven of their award-winning acrobatic dogs to the animal shelter to meet with campers who share their passion for rescue animals.

The Olates and their canine stars won the seventh season of the hit television show “America’s Got Talent” in 2012. The dogs’ circus-style routines began on the streets of Chile.

“My dad grew up very poor,” Nicholas explained.

Richard was a third-generation circus performer who first stepped onto the stage at age 12.

He and the street dogs “rescued each other,” Nicholas said. More than half of the family’s performing dogs were rescued, either from the streets, bad homes or animal shelters.

“It’s neat they do rescue tours,” said Lisa Kucharski, the humane society’s community outreach coordinator. “It allows people to see what a rescue dog can do. You don’t need a purebred for a dog to be well-trained.”

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Olate Dogs are now on Tour!!
Check the dates and make sure to come see their amazing performances!

Date Time Event Ticket
08/21/2015 7:30pm Rescue Tour PAC Variety Show
Fargo Theatre : 314 Broadway Fargo, North Dakota 58102» More Info.
08/23/2015 7:00pm Rescue Tour PAC Variety Show
The Gryphon Theatre : 710 East Garfield Street Laramie, WY 82070

Colorado State Fair
1001 Beulah Ave. Pueblo, CO 81004» More Info.

New Mexico State Fair
New Mexico Expo : 300 San Pedro Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108» More Info.
09/24/2015 7:00pm Rescue Tour
The Wilbur Theatre : 246 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116» More Info.
09/25/2015 7:00pm – 9:00pm Rescue Tour
Flying Monkey Performance Center : 39 Main St. Plymouth NH 03264
09/26/2015 7:00pm Rescue Tour
Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center : 122 Hourglass Drive, Stowe, VT
09/27/2015 3:00pm Rescue Tour
The Egg – Hart Theatre : S Mall Arterial, Albany, NY 12242

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