• Thursday morning at Lake Elkhorn

    Lake Elkhorn

    Let's take the pups out for a Spring morning walk *** Please bring water for your dogs.*** Remember free to sign up so you don't get left behind :D Please read directions below to find the Meeting Place (which is not the regular parking lot for the park): Park at the Lakeview Office Park, 9821 Broken Land Parkway parking lot on the other side of Broken Land Parkway from the dam end of Lake Elkhorn, Columbia, MD, 21046. Please read the whole description below: WHERE TO MEET Please go to the LAKEVIEW Office Park at 9821 Broken Land Parkway, Columbia, MD 21046. Go to the driveway in front of the buildings and turn left. Park by the edge of the woods. Please take your dog out of the car, and look for people with dogs. They will be looking for you & your dog too :) When you get out of the car, you should be able to see Lake Elkhorn from the parking lot. The trail head starts here at the edge of the woods, close to Broken Land Parkway. This is where we will meet. Please take your dog out and show him around so others will know they're in the right spot :) There is a tunnel that leads under Broken Land Parkway so we won't have to walk the dogs through traffic. (The parking lot at the main entrance of the lake is too small to accommodate us, so we don't use the main entrance to the lake.) SAFETY/COURTESY Please allow yourself time to arrive a few minutes BEFORE the walk begins to allow the dogs to sniff each other and form their pack. We will step off on time. We will turn right (counterclockwise) at the lake, so if you are late, and can run to catch us, turn right. (Otherwise, if you're really late, turn left so you will run into us at some point and we can all walk together.) If you cannot make it please change your RSVP in a timely manner, or leave a note in the comments section. • Six foot length fixed leashes are required for your dog. • If we stay over to the RIGHT we can avoid the runners and bikers. Also, if you see a BIKE or a RUNNER coming towards us from either direction, please yell out "BIKE!" or "RUNNER!" or "ON YOUR LEFT!" so we can get our dogs safely to the RIGHT side to avoid them. Everyone else please echo the warning so the whole group hears it. (Especially important for dogs who like to leap toward runners or bikers.) • Please bring water for your dog and yourself. Please read all the points below: Columbia Dogs on the Go provides a way for friendly people with FRIENDLY DOGS (please, no snarling, growling, lunging or snapping dogs) to meet people with similar interests on a voluntary basis. By replying "Yes" to this RSVP and attending this event, you acknowledge that: • You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of your dogs and any guests. • Your dogs are current on their vaccinations. • Your dogs will be kept on a leash (Fixed Length, non-retractable) and under your control at the Meetup. • You will clean up after your dogs at the Meetup. • You will update your RSVP if your plans change. • You understand that the Meetup ends when the walk ends. (If you choose to meet other members at a restaurant, dog park, or other location, it is on your own time and not part of the Meetup event.) Looking forward to seeing you and your doggies there!

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  • Lake Kittamaqundi Walk Saturday 10:00 a.m.

    Haven on the Lake

    The rain is stopping! Let's go walk doggies :D Lake Kittamaqundi, the downtown heart of Columbia. For many years, the path only went only part-way around the lake. But in the fall of 2014, the Columbia Association completed the circuit and we can now walk around the entire lake along a new paved path! This walk is very flat, only one gentle hill, and 1.5 miles around. We'll pass by the People Tree, the lakefront stage, and long-established Columbia restaurants like Clyde's and Tomato Palace. You will basically head for the new Whole Foods of Columbia (added in Fall 2014), across from the Columbia Mall. However, we will park and meet in the lower lot, down the hill, and to the right of Whole Foods (as you look at it from the front.) This is actually the parking lot for the new Haven on the Lake spa. Please park in the area furthest from the spa entrance, as shown on the map below, so that we are closest to the trail and won't get in the way of the spa clients. SAFETY & COURTESY Please arrive early, to allow the dogs time to sniff and form their pack. We will leave on time. If you can't make it please change your RSVP promptly, or leave a comment. We'll turn to the right on the trail (counter clockwise) so you'll know where to find us if you arrive late. Please bring water for yourself & your dogs. We're trying to avoid sharing water on the trail to prevent the chance of spreading the New Dog Flu. If you see joggers or bikers, please shout "ON YOUR LEFT" to keep the dogs safe from being trampled, and to protect others from tripping on our animals. PLEASE READ: Columbia Dogs on the Go provides a way for friendly people with friendly dogs (please no lunging, snarling or snapping dogs) to meet people with similar interests on a voluntary basis. By replying "Yes" to this RSVP and attending this event, you acknowledge that: • You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of your dogs and any guests. • Your dogs are current on their vaccinations. • Your dogs will be kept on a 6-foot fixed leash (non-retractable) and under your control at the Meetup. • You will clean up after your dogs at the Meetup. • You will update your RSVP if your plans change. • You understand that the Meetup ends when the walk ends. (If you choose to meet other members at a restaurant, dog park, or other location, it is on your own time and not part of the Meetup event.) Looking forward to seeing everyone again! Photos by J. Ameen-Lee

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  • Thursday morning at Lake Elkhorn

    Location visible to members

    Let's take the pups out for a Spring morning walk *** Please bring water for your dogs.*** Remember free to sign up so you don't get left behind :D Please read directions below to find the Meeting Place (which is not the regular parking lot for the park): Park at the Lakeview Office Park, 9821 Broken Land Parkway parking lot on the other side of Broken Land Parkway from the dam end of Lake Elkhorn, Columbia, MD, 21046. Please read the whole description below: WHERE TO MEET Please go to the LAKEVIEW Office Park at 9821 Broken Land Parkway, Columbia, MD 21046. Go to the driveway in front of the buildings and turn left. Park by the edge of the woods. Please take your dog out of the car, and look for people with dogs. They will be looking for you & your dog too :) When you get out of the car, you should be able to see Lake Elkhorn from the parking lot. The trail head starts here at the edge of the woods, close to Broken Land Parkway. This is where we will meet. Please take your dog out and show him around so others will know they're in the right spot :) There is a tunnel that leads under Broken Land Parkway so we won't have to walk the dogs through traffic. (The parking lot at the main entrance of the lake is too small to accommodate us, so we don't use the main entrance to the lake.) SAFETY/COURTESY Please allow yourself time to arrive a few minutes BEFORE the walk begins to allow the dogs to sniff each other and form their pack. We will step off on time. We will turn right (counterclockwise) at the lake, so if you are late, and can run to catch us, turn right. (Otherwise, if you're really late, turn left so you will run into us at some point and we can all walk together.) If you cannot make it please change your RSVP in a timely manner, or leave a note in the comments section. • Six foot length fixed leashes are required for your dog. • If we stay over to the RIGHT we can avoid the runners and bikers. Also, if you see a BIKE or a RUNNER coming towards us from either direction, please yell out "BIKE!" or "RUNNER!" or "ON YOUR LEFT!" so we can get our dogs safely to the RIGHT side to avoid them. Everyone else please echo the warning so the whole group hears it. (Especially important for dogs who like to leap toward runners or bikers.) • Please bring water for your dog and yourself. Please read all the points below: Columbia Dogs on the Go provides a way for friendly people with FRIENDLY DOGS (please, no snarling, growling, lunging or snapping dogs) to meet people with similar interests on a voluntary basis. By replying "Yes" to this RSVP and attending this event, you acknowledge that: • You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of your dogs and any guests. • Your dogs are current on their vaccinations. • Your dogs will be kept on a leash (Fixed Length, non-retractable) and under your control at the Meetup. • You will clean up after your dogs at the Meetup. • You will update your RSVP if your plans change. • You understand that the Meetup ends when the walk ends. (If you choose to meet other members at a restaurant, dog park, or other location, it is on your own time and not part of the Meetup event.) Looking forward to seeing you and your doggies there!

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  • Thursday morning at Lake Elkhorn

    Location visible to members

    Let's take the pups out for a Spring morning walk *** Please bring water for your dogs.*** Remember free to sign up so you don't get left behind :D Please read directions below to find the Meeting Place (which is not the regular parking lot for the park): Park at the Lakeview Office Park, 9821 Broken Land Parkway parking lot on the other side of Broken Land Parkway from the dam end of Lake Elkhorn, Columbia, MD, 21046. Please read the whole description below: WHERE TO MEET Please go to the LAKEVIEW Office Park at 9821 Broken Land Parkway, Columbia, MD 21046. Go to the driveway in front of the buildings and turn left. Park by the edge of the woods. Please take your dog out of the car, and look for people with dogs. They will be looking for you & your dog too :) When you get out of the car, you should be able to see Lake Elkhorn from the parking lot. The trail head starts here at the edge of the woods, close to Broken Land Parkway. This is where we will meet. Please take your dog out and show him around so others will know they're in the right spot :) There is a tunnel that leads under Broken Land Parkway so we won't have to walk the dogs through traffic. (The parking lot at the main entrance of the lake is too small to accommodate us, so we don't use the main entrance to the lake.) SAFETY/COURTESY Please allow yourself time to arrive a few minutes BEFORE the walk begins to allow the dogs to sniff each other and form their pack. We will step off on time. We will turn right (counterclockwise) at the lake, so if you are late, and can run to catch us, turn right. (Otherwise, if you're really late, turn left so you will run into us at some point and we can all walk together.) If you cannot make it please change your RSVP in a timely manner, or leave a note in the comments section. • Six foot length fixed leashes are required for your dog. • If we stay over to the RIGHT we can avoid the runners and bikers. Also, if you see a BIKE or a RUNNER coming towards us from either direction, please yell out "BIKE!" or "RUNNER!" or "ON YOUR LEFT!" so we can get our dogs safely to the RIGHT side to avoid them. Everyone else please echo the warning so the whole group hears it. (Especially important for dogs who like to leap toward runners or bikers.) • Please bring water for your dog and yourself. Please read all the points below: Columbia Dogs on the Go provides a way for friendly people with FRIENDLY DOGS (please, no snarling, growling, lunging or snapping dogs) to meet people with similar interests on a voluntary basis. By replying "Yes" to this RSVP and attending this event, you acknowledge that: • You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of your dogs and any guests. • Your dogs are current on their vaccinations. • Your dogs will be kept on a leash (Fixed Length, non-retractable) and under your control at the Meetup. • You will clean up after your dogs at the Meetup. • You will update your RSVP if your plans change. • You understand that the Meetup ends when the walk ends. (If you choose to meet other members at a restaurant, dog park, or other location, it is on your own time and not part of the Meetup event.) Looking forward to seeing you and your doggies there!

  • Lake Kittamaqundi Walk Wednesday 2:00 p.m.

    Haven on the Lake

    The sun's coming out! Let's go walk doggies :D Lake Kittamaqundi, the downtown heart of Columbia. For many years, the path only went only part-way around the lake. But in the fall of 2014, the Columbia Association completed the circuit and we can now walk around the entire lake along a new paved path! This walk is very flat, only one gentle hill, and 1.5 miles around. We'll pass by the People Tree, the lakefront stage, and long-established Columbia restaurants like Clyde's and Tomato Palace. You will basically head for the new Whole Foods of Columbia (added in Fall 2014), across from the Columbia Mall. However, we will park and meet in the lower lot, down the hill, and to the right of Whole Foods (as you look at it from the front.) This is actually the parking lot for the new Haven on the Lake spa. Please park in the area furthest from the spa entrance, as shown on the map below, so that we are closest to the trail and won't get in the way of the spa clients. SAFETY & COURTESY Please arrive early, to allow the dogs time to sniff and form their pack. We will leave on time. If you can't make it please change your RSVP promptly, or leave a comment. We'll turn to the right on the trail (counter clockwise) so you'll know where to find us if you arrive late. Please bring water for yourself & your dogs. We're trying to avoid sharing water on the trail to prevent the chance of spreading the New Dog Flu. If you see joggers or bikers, please shout "ON YOUR LEFT" to keep the dogs safe from being trampled, and to protect others from tripping on our animals. PLEASE READ: Columbia Dogs on the Go provides a way for friendly people with friendly dogs (please no lunging, snarling or snapping dogs) to meet people with similar interests on a voluntary basis. By replying "Yes" to this RSVP and attending this event, you acknowledge that: • You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of your dogs and any guests. • Your dogs are current on their vaccinations. • Your dogs will be kept on a 6-foot fixed leash (non-retractable) and under your control at the Meetup. • You will clean up after your dogs at the Meetup. • You will update your RSVP if your plans change. • You understand that the Meetup ends when the walk ends. (If you choose to meet other members at a restaurant, dog park, or other location, it is on your own time and not part of the Meetup event.) Looking forward to seeing everyone again! Photos by J. Ameen-Lee

  • Lake Kittamaqundi Walk Saturday 1:00 p.m.

    Haven on the Lake

    The sun's coming out! Let's go walk doggies :D Lake Kittamaqundi, the downtown heart of Columbia. For many years, the path only went only part-way around the lake. But in the fall of 2014, the Columbia Association completed the circuit and we can now walk around the entire lake along a new paved path! This walk is very flat, only one gentle hill, and 1.5 miles around. We'll pass by the People Tree, the lakefront stage, and long-established Columbia restaurants like Clyde's and Tomato Palace. You will basically head for the new Whole Foods of Columbia (added in Fall 2014), across from the Columbia Mall. However, we will park and meet in the lower lot, down the hill, and to the right of Whole Foods (as you look at it from the front.) This is actually the parking lot for the new Haven on the Lake spa. Please park in the area furthest from the spa entrance, as shown on the map below, so that we are closest to the trail and won't get in the way of the spa clients. SAFETY & COURTESY Please arrive early, to allow the dogs time to sniff and form their pack. We will leave on time. If you can't make it please change your RSVP promptly, or leave a comment. We'll turn to the right on the trail (counter clockwise) so you'll know where to find us if you arrive late. Please bring water for yourself & your dogs. We're trying to avoid sharing water on the trail to prevent the chance of spreading the New Dog Flu. If you see joggers or bikers, please shout "ON YOUR LEFT" to keep the dogs safe from being trampled, and to protect others from tripping on our animals. PLEASE READ: Columbia Dogs on the Go provides a way for friendly people with friendly dogs (please no lunging, snarling or snapping dogs) to meet people with similar interests on a voluntary basis. By replying "Yes" to this RSVP and attending this event, you acknowledge that: • You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of your dogs and any guests. • Your dogs are current on their vaccinations. • Your dogs will be kept on a 6-foot fixed leash (non-retractable) and under your control at the Meetup. • You will clean up after your dogs at the Meetup. • You will update your RSVP if your plans change. • You understand that the Meetup ends when the walk ends. (If you choose to meet other members at a restaurant, dog park, or other location, it is on your own time and not part of the Meetup event.) Looking forward to seeing everyone again! Photos by J. Ameen-Lee

  • Thursday morning at Lake Elkhorn

    Location visible to members

    Let's take the pups out for a Spring morning walk *** Please bring water for your dogs.*** Remember free to sign up so you don't get left behind :D Please read directions below to find the Meeting Place (which is not the regular parking lot for the park): Park at the Lakeview Office Park, 9821 Broken Land Parkway parking lot on the other side of Broken Land Parkway from the dam end of Lake Elkhorn, Columbia, MD, 21046. Please read the whole description below: WHERE TO MEET Please go to the LAKEVIEW Office Park at 9821 Broken Land Parkway, Columbia, MD 21046. Go to the driveway in front of the buildings and turn left. Park by the edge of the woods. Please take your dog out of the car, and look for people with dogs. They will be looking for you & your dog too :) When you get out of the car, you should be able to see Lake Elkhorn from the parking lot. The trail head starts here at the edge of the woods, close to Broken Land Parkway. This is where we will meet. Please take your dog out and show him around so others will know they're in the right spot :) There is a tunnel that leads under Broken Land Parkway so we won't have to walk the dogs through traffic. (The parking lot at the main entrance of the lake is too small to accommodate us, so we don't use the main entrance to the lake.) SAFETY/COURTESY Please allow yourself time to arrive a few minutes BEFORE the walk begins to allow the dogs to sniff each other and form their pack. We will step off on time. We will turn right (counterclockwise) at the lake, so if you are late, and can run to catch us, turn right. (Otherwise, if you're really late, turn left so you will run into us at some point and we can all walk together.) If you cannot make it please change your RSVP in a timely manner, or leave a note in the comments section. • Six foot length fixed leashes are required for your dog. • If we stay over to the RIGHT we can avoid the runners and bikers. Also, if you see a BIKE or a RUNNER coming towards us from either direction, please yell out "BIKE!" or "RUNNER!" or "ON YOUR LEFT!" so we can get our dogs safely to the RIGHT side to avoid them. Everyone else please echo the warning so the whole group hears it. (Especially important for dogs who like to leap toward runners or bikers.) • Please bring water for your dog and yourself. Please read all the points below: Columbia Dogs on the Go provides a way for friendly people with FRIENDLY DOGS (please, no snarling, growling, lunging or snapping dogs) to meet people with similar interests on a voluntary basis. By replying "Yes" to this RSVP and attending this event, you acknowledge that: • You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of your dogs and any guests. • Your dogs are current on their vaccinations. • Your dogs will be kept on a leash (Fixed Length, non-retractable) and under your control at the Meetup. • You will clean up after your dogs at the Meetup. • You will update your RSVP if your plans change. • You understand that the Meetup ends when the walk ends. (If you choose to meet other members at a restaurant, dog park, or other location, it is on your own time and not part of the Meetup event.) Looking forward to seeing you and your doggies there!

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  • Walk to Remember Puma Lou at Lake Kittamaqundi

    Haven on the Lake

    My precious 16.5 year old kitty went back to heaven on the first day of Spring. Please walk with Gaby and me to remember this sweet soul. Lake Kittamaqundi, the downtown heart of Columbia. For many years, the path only went only part-way around the lake. But in the fall of 2014, the Columbia Association completed the circuit and we can now walk around the entire lake along a new paved path! This walk is very flat, only one gentle hill, and 1.5 miles around. We'll pass by the People Tree, the lakefront stage, and long-established Columbia restaurants like Clyde's and Tomato Palace. You will basically head for the new Whole Foods of Columbia (added in Fall 2014), across from the Columbia Mall. However, we will park and meet in the lower lot, down the hill, and to the right of Whole Foods (as you look at it from the front.) This is actually the parking lot for the new Haven on the Lake spa. Please park in the area furthest from the spa entrance, as shown on the map below, so that we are closest to the trail and won't get in the way of the spa clients. SAFETY & COURTESY Please arrive early, to allow the dogs time to sniff and form their pack. We will leave on time. If you can't make it please change your RSVP promptly, or leave a comment. We'll turn to the right on the trail (counter clockwise) so you'll know where to find us if you arrive late. Please bring water for yourself & your dogs. We're trying to avoid sharing water on the trail to prevent the chance of spreading the New Dog Flu. If you see joggers or bikers, please shout "ON YOUR LEFT" to keep the dogs safe from being trampled, and to protect others from tripping on our animals. PLEASE READ: Columbia Dogs on the Go provides a way for friendly people with friendly dogs (please no lunging, snarling or snapping dogs) to meet people with similar interests on a voluntary basis. By replying "Yes" to this RSVP and attending this event, you acknowledge that: • You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of your dogs and any guests. • Your dogs are current on their vaccinations. • Your dogs will be kept on a 6-foot fixed leash (non-retractable) and under your control at the Meetup. • You will clean up after your dogs at the Meetup. • You will update your RSVP if your plans change. • You understand that the Meetup ends when the walk ends. (If you choose to meet other members at a restaurant, dog park, or other location, it is on your own time and not part of the Meetup event.) Looking forward to seeing everyone again! Photos by J. Ameen-Lee

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  • Lake Kittamaqundi Walk Thursday 2:00 p.m. Puppies Welcome :)

    The sun's coming out! Let's go walk doggies :D Lake Kittamaqundi, the downtown heart of Columbia. For many years, the path only went only part-way around the lake. But in the fall of 2014, the Columbia Association completed the circuit and we can now walk around the entire lake along a new paved path! This walk is very flat, only one gentle hill, and 1.5 miles around. We'll pass by the People Tree, the lakefront stage, and long-established Columbia restaurants like Clyde's and Tomato Palace. You will basically head for the new Whole Foods of Columbia (added in Fall 2014), across from the Columbia Mall. However, we will park and meet in the lower lot, down the hill, and to the right of Whole Foods (as you look at it from the front.) This is actually the parking lot for the new Haven on the Lake spa. Please park in the area furthest from the spa entrance, as shown on the map below, so that we are closest to the trail and won't get in the way of the spa clients. SAFETY & COURTESY Please arrive early, to allow the dogs time to sniff and form their pack. We will leave on time. If you can't make it please change your RSVP promptly, or leave a comment. We'll turn to the right on the trail (counter clockwise) so you'll know where to find us if you arrive late. Please bring water for yourself & your dogs. We're trying to avoid sharing water on the trail to prevent the chance of spreading the New Dog Flu. If you see joggers or bikers, please shout "ON YOUR LEFT" to keep the dogs safe from being trampled, and to protect others from tripping on our animals. PLEASE READ: Columbia Dogs on the Go provides a way for friendly people with friendly dogs (please no lunging, snarling or snapping dogs) to meet people with similar interests on a voluntary basis. By replying "Yes" to this RSVP and attending this event, you acknowledge that: • You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of your dogs and any guests. • Your dogs are current on their vaccinations. • Your dogs will be kept on a 6-foot fixed leash (non-retractable) and under your control at the Meetup. • You will clean up after your dogs at the Meetup. • You will update your RSVP if your plans change. • You understand that the Meetup ends when the walk ends. (If you choose to meet other members at a restaurant, dog park, or other location, it is on your own time and not part of the Meetup event.) Looking forward to seeing everyone again! Photos by J. Ameen-Lee

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  • Lake Kittamaqundi Walk Thursday 10:45 a.m.

    Haven on the Lake

    The sun's coming out! Let's go walk doggies :D Lake Kittamaqundi, the downtown heart of Columbia. For many years, the path only went only part-way around the lake. But in the fall of 2014, the Columbia Association completed the circuit and we can now walk around the entire lake along a new paved path! This walk is very flat, only one gentle hill, and 1.5 miles around. We'll pass by the People Tree, the lakefront stage, and long-established Columbia restaurants like Clyde's and Tomato Palace. You will basically head for the new Whole Foods of Columbia (added in Fall 2014), across from the Columbia Mall. However, we will park and meet in the lower lot, down the hill, and to the right of Whole Foods (as you look at it from the front.) This is actually the parking lot for the new Haven on the Lake spa. Please park in the area furthest from the spa entrance, as shown on the map below, so that we are closest to the trail and won't get in the way of the spa clients. SAFETY & COURTESY Please arrive early, to allow the dogs time to sniff and form their pack. We will leave on time. If you can't make it please change your RSVP promptly, or leave a comment. We'll turn to the right on the trail (counter clockwise) so you'll know where to find us if you arrive late. Please bring water for yourself & your dogs. We're trying to avoid sharing water on the trail to prevent the chance of spreading the New Dog Flu. If you see joggers or bikers, please shout "ON YOUR LEFT" to keep the dogs safe from being trampled, and to protect others from tripping on our animals. PLEASE READ: Columbia Dogs on the Go provides a way for friendly people with friendly dogs (please no lunging, snarling or snapping dogs) to meet people with similar interests on a voluntary basis. By replying "Yes" to this RSVP and attending this event, you acknowledge that: • You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of your dogs and any guests. • Your dogs are current on their vaccinations. • Your dogs will be kept on a 6-foot fixed leash (non-retractable) and under your control at the Meetup. • You will clean up after your dogs at the Meetup. • You will update your RSVP if your plans change. • You understand that the Meetup ends when the walk ends. (If you choose to meet other members at a restaurant, dog park, or other location, it is on your own time and not part of the Meetup event.) Looking forward to seeing everyone again! Photos by J. Ameen-Lee

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