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.05/27/2021 – Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge 2021

Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge 2021

Sundays 11 AM – 3PM,[lo]May Thru October[lo]The Refuge, Melville, NY[lc]

You and your leashed dog are welcome on the outdoor deck at The Refuge Restaurant in Melville for Barkin’ Brunch every Sunday from May through October 2021. There’s even a “Pawty” menu just for the pooches! Special event brunches run throughout the season to benefit local rescue/shelter and other dog-related charities including LI-DOG! Come for brunch, sip a cocktail, buy a raffle and meet fellow dog owners and their pups! For more information, go to Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge 2021.

05/27/2021 – Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge 2021


Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge 2021

Sundays 11 AM – 3PM,  May Thru October

515 Broadhollow Rd., Melville, NY

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Your leashed dog is welcome to join you on the outdoor deck during a la carte Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge Restaurant in Melville every Sunday 11am-3pm, weather permitting. There’s even a ‘ Pawty Menu ‘ just for the pooches!

Special event brunches run throughout the season and feature a local rescue/shelter or other dog-related charity group on premise that day. The charity will benefit from the sale of Chinese auction raffle baskets & other merchandise plus a donation from Tito’s Handmade Vodka.

Come for brunch, sip a cocktail, buy a raffle, meet adoptable dogs and fellow dog owners! New covered outdoor dining area provides plenty of shade.

Reservations are recommended. Call 631-577-4444.

Special Fundraiser Brunch Schedule

May 23rd : Jake’s Rescue Ranch

June 13th : Guardians of Rescue

June 27th – PAWS (Pioneers for Animal Welfare Society)

July 11th – Save A Pet

August 1st – Last Hope

August 22nd – Pit of Our Souls

September 12th – Paws of War

October 3rd – LI-DOG!

October 17th – LI Bulldog

October 24th – Annual Howl “O” Ween Costume Event

Thank you to The Refuge and Tito’s Vodka for sponsoring these fun and worthwhile events!



06/04/2021 – Northfork Dock Diving Weekend


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4th Annual Northfork Dock Diving Weekend!

Fri. – Sun., June 4th-6th, 2021

Greenport Brewing Company, 42155 RT-25

Peconic, NY 11958-1502

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Dock Diving is a unique event where dogs compete for distance and height while jumping off a dock into the water. The Annual Northfork Dock Diving Event is a popular and extremely well organized competition as part of the National Sportsmen’s Series.

This event, with competitions spanning three days, is held at the Greenport Brewing Company in a beautiful part of Long Island. In addition to the brewery, there are many dog-friendly wineries in the area off Main Road, perfect for relaxing after the diving activities. This is an mostly outdoor event perfect for safe socialization and enjoyment.

Entry Fees for participating dogs and people for different categories of diving events range from $27-$30 for adults and $12-$30 for those under 18. Pre-registration is available on the dockdogs.com site until June 3rd at 11:45a.m. There will be NO in-person registration available this year. Admission for the viewing public is FREE.

To insure the safety of all participants, there will be a number of COVID-19 protocols this year. Participants must pre-register and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative PCR COVID test (obtained no more than 72 hours before the event). Masks WILL be required during some parts of the activities.

More Information: To register, or for more information on registration, event schedules, competition rules and COVID-19 protocols, visit:
www.dockdogs.com or their Facebook page.  You can also call 330-241-4975 or email dd_admin@dockdogs.com