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Doggie Swim Day In DC

Doggie Swim Day In DC

Let your four-legged friend enjoy the last days of summer at the pool!

The 4th Annual DPR Doggie Day Swim will take place on September 8 from 12p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Upshur Pool (4300 Arkansas Avenue, NW) and Francis Pool (25th & N Street, NW).

The event allows dogs to to enjoy one day of pool activities, swimming, aquatic games and is hosted by the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), Department of Health (DOH) and the Washington Humane Society (WHS).

DOH will be monitoring your pets health and will be offering information regarding vaccinations, dog licenses and dog park licenses. Doggie water bowls will also be available (one per owner, on a first come first serve bases) by DC Water.

The event is free for DC residents and their dogs. There is a capacity limit for the number of dogs allowed in the pool during Doggie Day Swim at one time: 75 dogs at Upshur Pool and 150 dogs at Francis Pool.

Foster Monday: Pepper

Foster Monday: Pepper

This week we get to know Pepper! Pepper is enjoying life with her foster caregiver, our own VP, External Affairs & Chief Programs Officer Scott Giacoppo. Learn more about this feisty kitty below, and help her find a home this week!

Entertainment is one thing that Pepper is always guaranteed to provide. Whether it's chasing an imaginary object or suddenly appearing in unexpected places, Pepper is enjoying her kittenhood to the fullest extent.

WHS Alumni Update: August 3, 2012

WHS Alumni Update: August 3, 2012

Check out a few happy alumni below. You can help us complete more families this weekend by sharing our Name Your Own Fee cat adoption promotion – adopt a fabulous feline age 6 months or older for the fee of your choosing! We hope to see you at our adoption centers.

Wadel
“Just a note to let you know Wadel the guinea pig is doing well and is quite the charmer. She always enjoys the view from the top. She has a rabbit-size pigloo now so she can stretch out up there.”
 -Cecile & Jennifer and Wadel & Feather

Chanty
Adopter Chris Johnson shares with us a photo of Chanty with his new big brother. Aww!

Brody
“I am submitting a picture of my ‘forever friend,’ Brody.  I adopted him from the New York Ave adoption center in December 2009.  Brody gives a whole new meaning to ‘road dog.’  Life was good before...now life is great!
-Dinahsta Thomas