Posted by: twodogtales | May 30, 2013

Kick off June with dog-friendly events

Dog owners can choose to take their pups to a barbeque, a festival or a charity walk this weekend. Don’t wait! We felt the oncoming mugginess of summer this week, and this’ll probably be one of the last weekends to enjoy the great outdoors without sweltering heat.

All threee of these events are on Saturday, June 1:

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue Fourth Anniversary BBQ

lucky dogLucky Dog Animal Rescue is holding their 4th anniversary party at a prviate home in Potomac, Md., from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This home has nearly an acre and a half of securely fenced yard for your dog to play off leash in.

There will be an agility course, a dog treat bar and doggie ice cream from Dogma Bakery, a professional dog photographer and a delicious BBQ.

I went to their third anniversary party here last year, and had a blast. I also nearly came home with a brother for my two girls…read about it and see pictures.

Tickets are $30 per person, or $75 per family of up to four people. Dogs are free.

Find out more and buy tickets.

Lab Rescue Dog Walk

lab rescue walkLab Rescue of the LRCP is holding their annual Lab Rescue Dog Walk from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in Annapolis, Md.

There is a 1.9 mile walk through historic Annapolis, on-site vendors, a Lab Rescue Bake Sale, Tiki’s Doggie Ice Cream truck featuring all natural ice cream and dog treats, pit barbeque from Expressway Pit Beek and a paw print tent to have a print of your dog’s paw made.

The event is at Park Place Annapolis. Onsite registration begins at 11:00 a.m. and the walk begins at noon. Goodie bags will be provided for the first 300 attendees and there are prizes for certain pledge levels raised.

Learn more.

Pet Fest and Paws on Parade

Pet Fest and Paws on Parade is being held from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. as part of the Springfield Days celebration at South Run Rec Center in Springfield, Va. The Blessing of the Pets will take place at 10:30 a.m., followed by the Paws on Parade at 11:00 a.m.

There will also be exhibits on pet care, nutrition, training, rescue groups, and more.

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