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FYI: Dog Social/Play Group at The Crossings of Colonie
The Event: Many dogs owners frequent The Crossings. This is a recurring informal event with no set host so it's success depends on those signed up. Bring your dog out for a walk, some dog play and social fun at The Crossings Park. Check out the dog-friendly Farmer's Market open 9am - 1pm mid May-September for lunch or shopping: http://www.colonie.org/coloniefarmersmarket.htm! (http://www.colonie.org/coloniefarmersmarket.htm%21) Your Host: There is no set host for this. It is an informal recurring FYI gathering. Parking: Enter The Crossings from Albany/Shaker Road and take your first right into the semi-circular parking lot. A Map: This shows the semi-circular parking lot and open lawn areas as well as on site buildings with public restrooms and water fountains: http://www.colonie.org/parks/crossings/images/TrailGuide_8_11.pdf . The Meeting Spot: The semi-circular capped field stone bench in The Arboretum between 12-12:10pm. Duration: About 2 hours. Pace: Rev yourself up by running/playing with the dogs or take a liesurely walk on the trails. You decide! Gear & Special Circumstances: Gear up appropriately for the weather conditions of the day. Pack water, snacks and TOYS for yourself and your dog. Please also bring what you need to dispose of your pet waste by bagging and placing it in the trash cans on site in this popular area. Please practice responsible leashing and keep in mind that others using the park may not be as comfortable around or as fond of dogs as we are. More about The Crossings: http://www.colonie.org/parks/crossings . Safety Note: Before signing up for our events, you must be aware that there are inherent risks in this and any activity and agree to be responsible for yourself and your dogs. All participants and dog owners are responsible for themselves and their dogs and any safety issues that may arise due to their own and their canine's behavior. You know yourself and your own dogs best and are responsible for safe socializing within the group. If/when you let your dogs off-leash, keep in mind variables that could cause safety issues: terrain, traffic, obedience/temperament, other dogs, park regulations, etc... Your participation in this event is based on your full understanding and agreement that you will not transfer responsibility from yourself to CDC or any other Meet-Up group involved in the event - especially in the rare case of personal or self injury or dogs injuring themselves or others. RSVP Courtesy: Please honor your RSVP with no same day cancellations to show courtesy for everyone signed up. In the case of inclement weather on the day of the event, be sure to use the comment section on the event page several hours ahead of time to let others know if you will not be attending after all. The success of these un-hosted FYI events depends on those signed up.

The Crossings of Colonie

580 Albany Shaker Road · Albany, NY

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This group is for dog lovers - both owners and non-owners alike - who enjoy being in the presence of canines. We will offer a variety of events like easy after work walks, weekend hikes of various levels, dog park play groups, dog "yappy" hours and even day trips to areas surrounding the Capital District. So join us, sign up for your first event and come on out so we can meet & greet you and your dog(s) and share in the tail wagging and fun we have together.

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