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.11/05/2023 – LI-DOG Howl-o-Ween Pawty Nov. 2023

 

LI-DOG Howl-o-Ween Pawty & Fundraiser!

Sunday, Nov. 5th, 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM
The Pine Grove Inn, E. Patchogue

Dress up your pup and yourself and join us at The Pine Grove Inn on Sunday, Nov. 5th for LI-DOG’s Howl-O-Ween Pawty & Fundraiser! You and your dog can compete in our costume contest and parade plus enjoy music, games, raffles, prizes, and delicious food and drinks. As a special treat, Doggie U K9 Academy will be on-hand to guide your dog through an agility course! ($5 per dog. Cash only.) Tickets $20 at the door. For details and links to get tickets and RSVP, go to LI-DOG Howl-o-Ween Pawty and Fundraiser. 

 


11/05/2023 – LI-DOG Howl-o-Ween Pawty Nov. 2023

Tickets $20/person at the door

LI-DOG Howl-o-Ween Pawty & Fundraiser!

Best Standalone Pet Winners Harley and Cassie, Nov. 2022 Photo Credit: Joann Garguola

Sunday, November 5th, 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM

The Pine Grove Inn

1 1st Street, E. Patchogue, NY

(Google Map)

 

Join us for a HOWLING GOOD time on the banks of the Swan River at The Pine Grove Inn in East Patchogue on Sunday, Nov. 5th for LI-DOG’s Howl-O-Ween Pawty & Fundraiser!

Dress up your pup and yourself in your Howl-o-ween finest and compete in our costume contest and parade plus enjoy music, games, raffles, prizes, delicious food, and lots of fun for the pups!

As a special treat, Doggie U K9 Academy will be on-hand to guide your dog through an agility course! ($5 per dog. Cash only.) Let your dog show off their athletic prowess!

You can’t have a Howl-o-Ween Pawty without a costume contest and parade. People and pups can compete in one of two categories – Best Standalone Pet or Best Pet/Parent duo. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each category! Pictured above are Harley (the magician) and his “sister” Cassie (the rabbit)—last year’s winners of our Best Standalone Pet contest. Costume contest and parade starts at 1:30 p.m.

You can also sign up to play “Musical Sit” with your dog. Last person to get their dog to sit is eliminated until the fastest sitter—the winner–is left!

Maybe your pup is hiding their inner “Pup-Casso”? If so, let them have a go at the Paw Printing Booth where you can paint a picture together.

Is your pup brave? Then, stop off at the Spooky Photo Booth and capture them in their costume among our “goblins”!

Throughout the event, you’ll be able to order delicious food and Halloween-themed drinks for purchase from The Pine Grove Inn menu. There’s even a doggie menu from which your pup can choose a tasty meal!

 

This is a fundraising event to benefit LI-DOG, so please make sure to visit the raffle tables and take a chance on winning one of the GREAT raffle baskets generously donated by our sponsors–Babylon Cheese Cellar, Brutus Bone Broth, Calda Pizzeria & Restaurant, Del Fuego TexMex, Jackson’s Pawjama Pawty Dog Day Care, Jones Natural Chews, Keep Seeking Lure Coursing LLC, Key West Islip Beach, Kilwins, Lia’s Pizzeria Cucina Italiana, Masa Asian Cuisine, Molto Vino Wine Bar, Mulberry Street of Babylon Village, My Canines Keeper Training, My Human “N” Me Gifts, Native Ceuticals Tinctures, O.G. Ramen, Personalize Your Pet Accessories, Rachel The Dog Trainer for You, Torta Fina Bake Shoppe & Patisserie,  and Total Pet Care Pet Food and Supplies.  Plus, many thanks to Alan Meschkow for donating a custom pencil sketch of YOUR dog, Gail Meschkow for donating a beautiful handknit sweater for your dog and matching hat for YOU, and Bailey Appelbee Dog for donating kids crafts and other fun stuff for you and our pup!

A BIG PAWS UP TO Special Guest Doggie U K9 Academy, Long Island’s largest indoor training facility, for bringing an agility course so our canine guests can have fun doing jumps, weaves and tunnels throughout our event!

Plus, an especially big THANK YOU to The Pine Grove Inn for donating the use of their beautiful outdoor patio and lawn for our Howl-o-Ween Pawty! It’s a great venue and we urge everyone to check them out throughout the year.


Tickets are $20 per person on the day of the event. Dogs and children 12 and under are FREE.

Want to be part of the fun? Volunteer for our Pawty! Volunteer Opportunities include:

  • Meet-and-greet pet parents and their pups
  • Help with the games and the costume parade by being a judge
  • Sell raffle tickets
  • Give out raffle baskets to our winners
  • Help decorate the venue for our Pawty or help us break down

***This is a fun, fast-moving event and we need volunteers! Email us at events@lidog.org with Howl-o-ween Pawty Volunteer in the subject line if you can help!

Please be aware that dogs must remain leashed on non-retractable leads at all times, and as always, please walk your dog before entering the venue. Dogs are not permitted inside the restaurant.

We look forward to seeing you and your pups at our HOWL-O-WEEN Pawty & Fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 5th!  Rain Date is Sunday, Nov. 12th. 

P.S. Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour on Sat. night/early Sun. morning as Daylight Savings Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday.

Want to help spread the word among your friends and family? Get LI-DOG’s Howl-o-Ween Pawty flyer now!

 

 

 


.11/05/2023 – Fall Dog Festival at Old Westbury Gardens

 

Dog-Friendly Weekend at Old Westbury Gardens

Sat. and Sun., Nov. 4th and 5th, 10 AM – 6 PM
Dog Festival and Costume Contest, Sun., Nov. 5th
Old Westbury, NY

Bring your dog to Old Westbury Gardens the weekend of Nov. 4th and 5th for an invigorating walk on the grounds of this beautiful estate.
On Sunday, Nov. 5th, Old Westbury Gardens is hosting a Fall Dog Festival with doggie vendors and animal advocacy organizations plus a costume contest and parade, with prizes, starting at 3 p.m. You must buy your admission ticket online. For more information, go to Fall Dog Festival at Old Westbury Gardens.


11/5/2023 – Fall Dog Festival at Old Westbury Gardens

 

Dog-Friendly Weekend at Old Westbury Gardens

 

Sat. and Sun., Nov. 4th and 5th, 10 AM – 6 PM

Dog Festival and Costume Contest, Sun., Nov. 5th ONLY

71 Old Westbury Rd., Old Westbury, NY

(Google Maps)

Bring your dog to Old Westbury Gardens the weekend of Nov. 4th and 5th for an invigorating walk on the grounds of this beautiful estate.

On Sunday, Nov. 5th Old Westbury Gardens is hosting a Fall Dog Festival with doggie vendors and animal advocacy organizations on site with booths.

Also, on Sunday, OWG is hosting a costume contest and parade, with prizes, starting at 3 p.m. You must register at the map stand by 2:30 pm to join the parade.

Please remember, while visiting the gardens, dogs must be on-leash at all times.

Tickets to gain admission to Old Westbury Gardens must be purchased IN ADVANCE from OWG’s website. No tickets will be sold at the admissions booth.

OWG Members do not need to buy advance tickets. They need to simply present their valid membership card to the admissions staff.

OWG admission fees are $15 for adults; $13 for seniors (62 and over) and students with valid ID, and $8 for children ages 7-17. OWG members, children 6 and under, and four-legged visitors are FREE.

For more info about Old Westbury Gardens: Email info@oldwestburygardens.org or visit the Old Westbury Gardens website and click on “our Daily Calendar” for event details and an overview of their other fall events and programs.

 

 


.10/21/2023 – LI-DOG Pack Walk at Hempstead Lake State Park

 

LI-DOG Pack Walk™ at Hempstead Lake State Park!

CANCELLED DUE TO RAINSaturday, Oct. 21st, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Hempstead Lake State Park
Eagle Ave., West Hempstead, NY

You and your dog are invited to join us for our first-ever LI-DOG Pack Walk™ at Hempstead Lake State Park. This beautiful, 737-acre park contains Nassau County’s largest fresh water lake, Hempstead Lake. For our Pack Walk, we’ll be walking the northern part of the Loop Trail. The walk will cover about 2 miles and take about an hour, but there are options to make the walk shorter, if you want. For more information, go to LI-DOG Pack Walk™ at Hempstead Lake State Park. 


10/21/2023 – LI-DOG Pack Walk at Hempstead Lake State Park

 

Photo Credit: Joann Garguola

LI-DOG Pack Walk™ at Hempstead Lake State Park!

CANCELLED DUE TO RAINSaturday, October 21st, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Hempstead Lake State Park

Eagle Ave., West Hempstead, NY

(Google Map)

How to find us: 
Meet us at the north end of Parking Lot #1.

LI-DOG is pleased to announce that we will be hosting our next LI-DOG Pack Walk™ at beautiful Hempstead Lake State Park, a 737-acre state park located in West Hempstead; one of three state parks within the Town of Hempstead. The park contains the largest freshwater lake, Hempstead Lake, in Nassau County.

To get to the park, take Southern State Parkway, Exit 18S. Just follow the exit. Parking Lot #1, where we will meet, is the first parking lot on your right.

Please join us for our LI-DOG Pack Walk™, our first-ever at Hempstead Lake State Park on Sat., October 21st starting at 10:30 a.m. Cancelled Due to Rain. We will be walking on the northern part of the Loop Trail. Hopefully Mother Nature, who recently has not been kind to us, will be kind and some of the leaves will be displaying their beautiful fall colors, making our walk in the woods even more special.

We anticipate that the total Pack Walk™ will be about 2 miles and take about an hour, but there will be opportunities to make the walk shorter for those who wish to do so. Our Pack Leaders will be happy to point them out for anyone who asks.

Please be aware that dogs must remain leashed AT ALL TIMES on the Pack Walk™. Please also make sure to bring poop bags–as clean-up is a must! Also, no retractable leashes as we’ll be walking as a group and people and dogs can get tangled.

Please arrive 15 minutes early so you can sign in and we can start on time.

RSVP

LI-DOG on Meetup

LI-DOG on Faceook

Or email us at lidog_news@yahoo.com

We hope you can join us at Hempstead Lake State Park on Sat., the 21st!

*In the event of inclement weather, please check our Meetup or Facebook Group as we will post any weather-related changes by 9 a.m. Saturday morning. If there is no announcement, the Pack Walk is on! *


.10/08/2023 – Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge with LI-DOG 2023

Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge With LI-DOG!

Sun., Oct. 8th, 11 AM to 3 PM
The Refuge
515 Broadhollow Rd., Melville

You and your pup are invited to join LI-DOG for Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge on Sunday, Oct. 8th. There’ll be raffles, drink specials, great food, dog treats and more! This is an important fundraiser for LI-DOG, so please do check out all the GREAT raffle baskets generously donated by our sponsors. Thank you especially to Tito’s Vodka and The Refuge for including LI-DOG in their donation program for Long Island nonprofits! For details on this fun event, go to Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge with LI-DOG!


10/08/2023 – Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge with LI-DOG 2023

 

Photo Credit: Joann Garguola

Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge With LI-DOG!

 

Sunday, October 8th, 11 AM to 3 PM

The Refuge

515 Broadhollow Rd., Melville

(Google Map)

How to find us: 
We’ll be out on the patio! Come thru the gate, to the right of the front entrance.

How does Sunday Brunch sound? Even better, how does Sunday Brunch with your pup sound? If it sounds great, then join us for Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge with LI-DOG on Sunday, Oct. 8th!

Besides great food, there’ll be drink specials, dog treats, raffles, and more! Don’t forget to ask for the special Doggie Menu! Visit The Refuge Menu to review their Brunch and Brunch Cocktail menus.

In order to be seated at a table, you must have a reservation. The Refuge strongly recommends making your reservation ahead of time by calling 631-577-4444, but you may still make one when you arrive on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Once you and your pup are out on the patio, please stop by the LI-DOG table to sign in and check out all the great raffle baskets we’ve put together!

This is an important fundraising event for LI-DOG. Please do take a chance on winning one of the GREAT raffle baskets generously donated by our sponsors— Bagel Boss, Brutus Bone Broth, My Human “N” Me, Palomino’s RestaurantPersonalize Your Pet, Stew Leonard’s East Meadow, AND Tito’s Vodka. Plus, thank you to Alan Meschkow, Gail Meschkow, Bailey Applebee Dog, and one Anonymous donor for their creative and much appreciated individual donations!

LI-DOG would like to extend special thanks to Tito’s Vodka and The Refuge. Not only is Tito’s donating one of their popular raffle baskets to the event, but we want to thank them and The Refuge for including LI-DOG in the Tito’s x Refuge donation program for Long Island nonprofits. We are so grateful for their generous support!

PET PARENT ESSENTIALS FOR THE BRUNCH: Make sure to walk your dog outside the venue before entering, bring poop bags, and watch your dog closely. Please note that while well-socialized and fully vaccinated dogs are allowed on the grounds of our venue, ONLY service dogs are permitted to enter the indoor bar/restaurant area.

To RSVP, go to:

LI-DOG on Meetup

LI-DOG on Facebook

or email us at lidog_news@yahoo.com

In addition, make sure to Call the Refuge for Your Brunch Reservation at 631-577-4444.

We look forward to seeing you at Barkin’ Brunch at The Refuge with LI-DOG on Sunday, October 8th!


LI-DOG Pack Walk™ at Old Westbury Gardens

Sunday, Oct. 29th, 11 AM – Noon Cancelled Due to Rain
Dog-Friendly Weekend at OWG
The Fall Dog Festival,costume contest and parade [BUT NOT THE PACKWALK] are Rescheduled–Sat. and Sun., Nov. 4th and 5th, 10 AM to 6 PM
Old Westbury, NY

Because of rain, Old Westbury Gardens has rescheduled their Fall Dog-Friendly Weekend to Nov. 4th and 5th. LI-DOG is hosting our own big Howl-o-Ween Pawty & Fundraiser at The Pine Grove Inn on the 5th, so we have to cancel our LI-DOG Pack Walk™ at Old Westbury Gardens. For more information, go to LI-DOG Pack Walk™ at Old Westbury Gardens.  

 


10/29/2023 – LI-DOG Pack Walk at Old Westbury Gardens 2023

 

Cancelled Due to Rain

LI-DOG Pack Walk™ at Old Westbury Gardens!

Sunday, October 29th, 11 AM – Noon

Cancelled Due to Rain and Scheduling Conflict

Dog-Friendly Weekend at Old Westbury Gardens

The Fall Dog Festival,costume contest and parade [BUT NOT THE PACKWALK] are Rescheduled to Sat. and Sun., Nov. 4th and 5th, 10 AM – 6 PM

71 Old Westbury Rd.

Old Westbury, NY

(Google Maps)

Because of the forecast for rain, Old Westbury Gardens has rescheduled their Fall Dog-Friendly Weekend to Sat. and Sunday, Nov. 4th and 5th. Because LI-DOG is hosting its own Howl-o-Ween Pawty and Fundraiser at The Pine Grove Inn on Sunday, the 5th, we have to cancel our LI-DOG Pack Walk at Old Westbury Gardens.

OWG is still hosting a Fall Dog Festival and costume contest and parade on Sun., Nov. 5th, starting at 3 p.m. (You must register at the map stand by 2:30 pm to join the parade).

For admission prices and more information about OWG’s events, go to the Old Westbury Gardens website.