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Meet with other local Active Dogs Lovers. Make friends with other dog owners and let your dogs make new friends. Share pet tips, find sitters, & meet other dogs with whom your canine can frolic
All those who enjoy taking their dogs out gather to share information on local dog-friendly places and meet other dog owners! We will also schedule dog happy hours, dog hikes, dog play times, etc. Please only friendly people with well-socialized and friendly dogs should join. We look forward to our next function and Bogie and I are always open to taking a dog walk, play time, doggie happy hour, hike, swim, or run with anyone almost any time. Just send us an e-mail. Please also let me know if you hear of any dog events and want us to schedule any. Partying with your dog is a whole different dimension! The natural affection of man's best friend is infectious, and always makes for a good time! Hang with people who share in the friendly, loyal virtues of our canine buddies. Come make a friend, for yourself, and your dog!

Robbie Susan and Bogie

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Hike C&O Canal starting in gtown w parking

Fletcher's Cove Boathouse


We'll enjoy a pleasant hike along the C&O canal together-on Sunday, April 21st with the beautiful sparking water to enjoy, surrounded by natire and tons of history as well as free parking. Our starting point is in front of Fletcher's cove boathouse in Georgetown at 4940 canal road nw, Washington dc. Fletcher's cove boathouse has 2 parking lots. It should be fun and we get to enjoy nature as well with our dogs. The C & O Towpath follows the Potomac River 184 miles between Georgetown and Cumberland, Maryland. (Of course, we're only walking a small portion of the C & O Towpath.) The Fletcher Cove picnic area also lies between the Potomac River and the C & O Canal offering extraordinary views. Bogart and I are walking to Fletcher's cove boathouse from 12th and U, if anyone wants to walk there with us. It's about 4.5 miles and we'll leave at 1120 am. Otherwise, we'll meet you at Fletcher's Cove boathouse at 1:15 pm. Directions to Fletcher's cove boathouse: Fletchers Boat House is located 2 miles North of Key Bridge and 1 mile South of Chain Bridge, at the intersection of Reservoir Road and Canal Road. From 495, take the Glen Echo exit onto the Clara Barton Parkway. Follow the Clara Barton Parkway until it becomes Canal Road. Continue on Canal Road until the entrance of Fletchers at Canal and Reservoir. Fletchers is located on the right side of the road and you will see the Abner Cloud House, an old stone building next to the canal. The entrance is an 180-degree turn and there is not enough room to maneuver. You can not access the area southbound on Canal Road. From this direction, you& will have to pass the entrance and make a U-turn. From 66 East, take the Rosslyn exit to Key Bridge. Turn left onto Canal Road after crossing over Key Bridge. Bear left at Foxhall to stay on Canal Road, and continue to the entrance of Fletchers at Canal and Reservoir. The entrance is on the left and you will see the Abner Cloud House, an old stone building next to the canal. Parking is available on both sides of the canal. To reach the west side parking lot, go through the auto tunnel, which takes you under the canal. Looking forward to enjoying the C&O canal with you. Best Robbie Susan and Bogie

Enjoy beautiful Arboretum with our dogs-exercise beauty fun

National Arboretum visitor center


Come join myself and Bogie on Saturday, April 27th at the National Arboretum to enjoy beauty, go on a small roadtrip or walk there (if you want company on your walk there- you can join Bogie ) and get to have fun and exercise with our dogs. If you want to join us for more exercise and a nice walk to the arboretum, meet us at 12th and U Street NW at 1135 am. If not, meet us at the arboretum at 130pm ( We will meet at tables behind the visitor center-the first building you see I believe after entering at the 24th and R entrance.) and enjoy good conversations, bond, exercise, etc. You may bring a friend or two or three if you want. I can't wait to enjoy the wonderful, beautiful arboretum in the great company of you wonderful dog lovers and our fabulous dogs. And we may even see the residents of the Arboretum, the two bald eagles properly called Mr. President and The First Lady (who relatively recently hatched two eaglets). Get the extra bonus of seeing the Arboretum in its spring splendor. The arboretum is beautiful and dog friendly and we can see spring in action. I can't wait to see the beauty, explore the arboretum with our dogs, get exercise, get to know other dog lovers or know them better, have fun, etc. Thus treat yourself to a beautiful , educational hike in the U.S. National Arboretum, a remarkable hiking venue tucked away in Northeast Washington. The hike will consist of a wind through an exotic, colorful, mildly hilly, and 446-acre landscape of woodlands, fields, and history. Highlights will include river vistas, a former brickyard, discarded pieces of the U.S. Capitol (cool US Capitol columns in a middle of a beautiful field that resembles art, an exotic, amazingly beautiful Asian garden with a pagoda and a river view, and more beauty. Do please bring water for you and your dog.. Directions. meeting place (above) in more detail are at the end below. Do please sign rsvp if you can attend and no need to tell us if you can't. You may bring a guest or two if you want. It should be tons of fun for us dog lovers and our dogs. Also, please let me know of any excursions, hikes, dog get togethers, ideas for indoor activities, etc, you'd like to schedule or know of any coming up. Information about the Arboretum: The Arboretum is located in northeast Washington, DC, 2.2 miles from the Capitol. It is bordered on the west by Bladensburg Road, on the north by New York Avenue, and on the south by M Street. Visitor entrances are located on New York Avenue and on R Street. There's parking too. United States National Arboretum 3501 New York Avenue, NE Washington, DC[masked] Tel:[masked] U.S. National Arboretum (Metro Accessible) Join us to see the areas most botanically diverse hiking venue. Year-Round Interest Asian Valley in the Asian Collections, Friendship Garden, National Bonsai and Penjing Museum, National Boxwood Collection, Gotelli Dwarf and Slow-Growing Conifer Collection, Knot Garden in the National Herb Garden, Morrison Garden in the Azalea Collections, Holly and Magnolia Collections The National Arboretum is located in the northeast section of Washington, DC, approximately 10 minutes from the Capitol Building. There are two entrances: one at 3501 New York Avenue, NE, and the other at 24th & R Streets, NE, off Bladensburg Road. MEETING PLACE: Use the entrance on 24th and R Street. We meet at the between behind the visitor center at the picnic tables. Driving Directions: Use the directions to the 24th and R Streets, NE entrance. From Northwest Washington: Follow New York Avenue east to the intersection of Bladensburg Road. Turn right (south) onto Bladensburg Road and go 4 blocks to R Street. Make a left on R Street and continue 2 blocks to the Arboretum gates. Please meet at tables behind the visitor center! From the Maryland Suburbs: Take the Capital Beltway (I 495/I 95) to exit 22B towards Washington. Follow the Baltimore Washington Parkway approximately 7 miles to New York Avenue. Get in your left lane. You will approach the intersection of Bladensburg Road where only the two left lanes turn onto Bladensburg Road. Make the left onto Bladensburg Road and go 4 blocks to R Street. Make a left on R Street and continue 2 blocks to the Arboretum gates. From Virginia (I 395): Follow I 395 north over the 14th Street Bridge. Follow signs until the freeway ends at New York Avenue. Turn right onto New York Avenue and follow New York Avenue east to the intersection of Bladensburg Road. Turn right (south) onto Bladensburg Road and go 4 blocks to R Street. Make a left on R Street and continue 2 blocks to the Arboretum gates. From Virginia (I 95 and I 295): Follow I 95 North and cross the Wilson Bridge. Stay in the right lane over the bridge. Bear onto the I 95/I 295 North to Washington. Follow I 295 to the exit Rt. 50 West - New York Avenue and continue on Rt. 50 (New York Avenue) to Bladensburg Road where only the two left lanes turn onto Bladensburg Road. Make the left onto Bladensburg Road and go 4 blocks to R Street. Make a left on R Street and continue 2 blocks to the Arboretum gates. From Virginia (I 66): Cross the Roosevelt Bridge and follow Constitution Avenue past the Capitol Building. Bear left onto Maryland Avenue. Follow Maryland Avenue to Bladensburg Road. Make a left onto Bladensburg Road and travel 1 mile to R Street. Make a right onto R Street and continue 2 block to the Arboretum gates. METRO Directions (not that you can take it with a dog unless you have a little one perhaps you can hide) The closest Metrorail subway stop is Stadium Armory Station on the Blue and Orange lines. Transfer to Metrobus B-2; disembark the bus on Bladensburg Road at Rand street. Walk back 2 blocks to R Street. Make a right on R Street and continue 2 blocks to the Arboretum gates. We can't wait to see you for the exercise, beauty, bonding, fun, exercise etc on April 27th. Cheers Robbie Susan and Bogie

Enjoy Dacha Beer Garden happy with you dogs &other doglovers come when can

Hello. Let's celebrate spring with our dogs and a drink, happy hour, and some delicious European food and free dog treats for our dogs. We've tried Dacha Beer Garden together and loved it and I've been asked to schedule it again. Thus we have a wonderful treat for dog lovers and your dogs - getting to enjoy happy hour (with your dogs and dog lovers while being transported with your dog (normally so hard) to Europe in the form of the dacha beer gardens ( that also has cider, wine, inexpensive delicious European food, free dog treats, etc.) Dacha beer garden is located in Shaw close to U street. We and our dogs enjoyed Dacha beer garden beause it has a great happy hour, is dog friendly, doesn't allow smoking, has wine and cider as well as a wide variety beer on special, great atmosphere and got great reviews (from us as well). Lets enjoy the Dacha Beer Garden together again. I can't wait to be transported to Europe at the dacha beer garden and escape our every day problems and hassles without having to get on a plane. You can bring a friend or two as well as your dog. I'll get there at about 530 pm to secure us space and the happy hour goes til 7 but you can come when works for you. We should be there until at least 7:45-8pm. Dacha Beer Garden has a German menu with Eastern European influences and includes salads, soups, sausages, three types of schnitzel, smorgasbords of pickles and charcuterie, and German doughnuts known as berliners (plain or with cream fillings), special pretzels, home fries, vegetables, etc. It also has plenty of vegetarian and gluten-free options. You can drink out of a beer boot if you want. Bogie and I are looking forward to enjoying Dacha Beer Garden with you and your dogs. It should be a lot of fun and scenic and a great experience for us and our dogs. It's wonderful to be able to enjoy happy hour and be able to have your dog with you. Enjoy your week and hope to see you on Wednesday, May 1st and/or at prior to at our April 17th dog happy hour at Shaws BKK Cookshop, &/or hike the fabulous&historic C&O Canal on April 21st &/or hike the beautiful Arboretum on April 27th &/or some of our upcoming fun dog activities. Do please let me know any activities, particular hikes, happy hours you like, etc, you'd like me to schedule and I'll do my best to make it happen. I want to schedule what you and your dogs desire. Also, we hope you join us and if you do rsvp, please do come as no shows are rude and unfair to myself and Bogart who attend, others who attend and the place that is welcoming us and where I'm saving spots for you. Thx! Best Robbie Susan and Bogie

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