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Your Dog Wants To Go To DogFest DC Benefiting Canine Companions for Independence!

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Saturday, October 13th- 11:30am-3pm Reston Town Center, Reston, VA

It's a tail-waggin' good time you won't want to miss. Canine Companions DogFest DC raises money for Canine Companions for Independence assistance dogs to help people with disabilities.

Take part in the canine costume parade, family-friendly activities, raffles, games, and goodies for both you and your pet from local vendors. Enjoy the festivities and walk with your dog at Reston Town Center in Reston on October 13th from 11:30am to 3pm.

DogFest DC is celebrating the community of people and dogs that make it possible for Canine Companions to place assistance dogs with children, adults and veterans free of charge. These highly trained assistance dogs make a profound impact through the jobs they do, including opening doors, picking up dropped items, alerting to sounds and much more.

So don't miss out on DogFest. Join the fun - and Give a Dog a Job.

Rules for Pooches and Pups at DogFest DC: - No female dogs in heat. - Dogs attending must be social and friendly with other dogs and people. - Dogs attending must be comfortable in crowds. - Dogs must be up to date on vaccinations. This means puppies must be over 4 months old and have completed their full set of puppy vaccinations, including rabies. - All dogs must be kept on a leash, no longer than 6 feet, at all times. - Dogs must be ready to have a good time, exhibited by lots of tail wagging!

Reston Town Center, 11900 Market St., Reston, VA 20190

ABOUT CANINE COMPANIONS FOR INDEPENDENCE: Canine Companions for Independence is the largest non-profit provider of trained assistance dogs with six regional training centers across the country. Established in 1975, Canine Companions provides highly trained assistance dogs to children and adults with disabilities and is recognized worldwide for the excellence of its dogs, and quality and longevity of the matches it makes between dogs and people. There is no charge for the dog, its training and on-going follow-up services. For more information, visit or call 1-800-572-BARK.
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