Updates- May 2012

From: Emily
Sent on: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 10:45 AM

Hello doxie moms and dads,

Thank you to those of you who made it out to our walk in Delaware park, it was an absolutely beautiful day (finally!)

FOSTER NEEDED: Here is an important message from member Debbie Zito: "An attorney friend of mine contacted me, she does guardianships for the elderly. She has a client with severe dementia and they're trying to place her dachshund because she is going into a facility. She asked me to post a message in the hope someone from our club would foster the dog. His name is Frederick. If you can help or know anyone who can, please contact:"

Helen Ferraro-Zaffram
Legal Aid Services for the Elderly
(716)[masked] extension 207.

EVENTS: Here are some upcoming spring/summer events, hope to see you there.

11th Annual Rochester Dachshund Parade

Sat May 12

10:00 AM

Local park

180 Clinton Avenue, Rochester, NY

Join in for the fun with our doxie loving friends in Rochester! Learn more about the parade here: http://rocdoxparade.blogspot.com/    


A Laugh-Out-Loud-Event, for the dogs (event by Black Dog, Second Chance Rescue)

Fri May 18

7:00 PM

Rob's Comedy Playhouse

1340 North Forest Road, Buffalo, NY        

What could be more satisfying than a tremendous laugh for a good cause? Please join Black Dog, Second Chance on Friday, May 18th for a night of laughter, a basket raffle...


Hot Dogs and Baseball- Day with the Buffalo Bisons and Wiener dog races!

Sat May 26

1:00 PM

Coca-Cola Field

275 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY

Great news! The Buffalo Dachshund Club has once again been invited by the Buffalo Bisons, to take part in their Dog Day, "bring your dog to the ballpark event" this year. Organizer Emily will be out of town, so someone is needed to coordinate the on-field wiener dog races. Please email Emily if you can help!


Amherst Museum German Festival

Sat Jun 16

9:00 AM

Amherst Museum

3755 Tonawanda Creek Rd, Buffalo, NY o   

German Festival A day of music, dancing, food, beer and German heritage. Check back soon for more for details.  Organizer Emily will be at a local conference in the morning and unable to coordinate and set up our presence at this event. Please email Emily if you can offer to help.


Doxie Walk around Delaware Park

Sun Jun 17

12:00 PM

Delaware Park

North Meadow Drive, Buffalo, NY

It's such a good idea for the pups and owners to mingle, why not do it again! Dues will be accepted by check only, so if you are paying, please have your $6.00 dues made out to Emily Burns. Thanks! You can also pay by PayPal.  


Wienerfest in Thamesford, Ontario, Canada!!

Sat Jun 23

12:00 PM

Embro / West Zorra Community Centre

[masked]th Line, Embro, ON

Wienerfest 2012 -- please have your passports and rabies vaccination papers or tags available for cross border travel!


Dog Days of Kenmore

Sun Jun 24

12:00 PM

Mang Park

404 Mang Avenue, Kenmore, NY

There are many festivals and events throughout Western New York for you and your family members each summer, but what about the other important member - your family dog? Great event for the summer!!


2012 Bark For Life of Western NY

Sun Aug 05

9:00 AM

Day Road Park

[masked] Day Rd, Lockport, NY

The American Cancer Society Bark For Life is a noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society's fight.


Hope to see everyone very soon, and please keep me posted if you hear of any foster or adoption opportunities. Our group is to help dogs in need AND socialize!!


- Emily

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