Texas Forest Trail Region

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April 13, 2019 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

The Olate Dogs are the winning participants from Season 7 of America's Got Talent, scooping up the $1,000,000 and headlining The Palazzo.
Led by Richard Olate and his son Nicholas Olate, the Olate Dogs ( are a high energy, fast-paced canine theatrical act filled with amazing dog tricks, human acrobatics and humor.
Richard grew up in South America in a poor family. A third generation circus performer, Richard has been in the spotlight since he was 12. He started rescuing street dogs and through hard work and constant struggle, he made it to the United States at the age of 33 with his dog troupe. His dream to have his own dog variety show has come true. Richard and his family have a full length Variety Show currently touring the US. Many of Richard's dogs are rescues and all are true members of the family.
The Olate Dogs can also be seen nationwide on TV and at sport events such as NBA Halftimes amazing kids of all ages and sharing their story of the American Dream and dog rescue.


  • Palestine Performing Arts Center
  • 1819 W. Spring St
  • Palestine, TX, Texas
  • 75801


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