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Natural Awakenings Fairfield Cty/Housatonic Valley, CT

Puttin’ on the Dog Festival

Aug 27, 2013 01:13AM

Adopt-A-Dog’s 26th annual Puttin’ on the Dog festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., September 22, at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, in Greenwich.

A fundraiser to aid the Adopt-A-Dog nonprofit rescue and adoption organization in its mission to provide a safe, healthy and quality environment while they await adoption, Puttin’ on the Dog features activities for dogs, their families and all pet lovers, including performances by local bands, dog competitions, demonstrations, children’s events, shopping, information booths and food.

The Special Connections contest gives pet enthusiasts a chance to submit a story about a special relationship, memorable moment or remarkable situation they have experienced with an animal friend. The 30 best stories will be displayed in the Special Connections Gallery.

Founded in 1981, Adopt-A-Dog is a dog and cat rescue sanctuary and adoption center in Armonk, New York, serving Connecticut, New York and beyond.

 

Cost: $15, $5 for ages 13-18 and seniors, children under 12 free with adult. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 914-273-1674 or visit AdoptADog.org. See ad, page 51.