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.04/23/2020 – Sit Stay Walk Virtual Walk and Wag Event   Recently updated !

Sit Stay Walk – A Virtual Walk & Wag Event

April 1st – May 31st, 2020

Walk Anywhere, Anytime

 

Turn your walk with your best friend into fundraising to help homeless animals at North Shore Animal League! This is a virtual event to get people moving and happy while helping animals. You can walk as an individual or as part of a team. For details, go to Sit Stay Walk – A Virtual Walk and Wag Event!


04/23/2020 – Sit Stay Walk Virtual Walk and Wag Event   Recently updated !

 

Walk and Wag PhotoSit, Stay, Walk – A Virtual Walk & Wag Event

 

Take a Walk and Save Animals’ Lives!

April 1st – May 31st, 2020

Benefit for North Shore Animal League America

Walk anywhere, anytime!

 

Turn your walk with your best friend into fundraising to help homeless animals. This is a virtual event to get people moving and happy, while helping animals. While on your walk, please be safe and practice social distancing by remaining 6 – 8 feet away from any persons who do not live in your house.

Share your walk along the way using #sitstaywalk to show us how you’re changing the world one step at a time!
 You can walk as an individual or as part of a team; you can start you own team; or join an existing team.

For your $20 registration fee, you’ll receive a North Shore Animal League #GetYourRescueOn rescue tag and a pet bandana. Plus, as a walker you will qualify for exciting fundraising contests, activities, and prizes until May 31st!

To register and read more about the event, including some fun things to do along your walk, please visit Virtual Walk and Wag 2020.

All funds raised go to support the dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens at North Shore Animal League America.


.02/15/2020 LI-DOG Barkentine’s Day Puppy Prom

Puppy Prom dog

LI-DOG Barkentine’s™ Day Puppy Prom

Saturday, February 15, 2020, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Star Ballroom, Huntington, NY

Love is in the air making it the perfect time for your pup to “dress to impress” and get ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day at the”LI-DOG Barkentine’s™ Day Puppy Prom”. There will be music, games, food, raffles and more! For all the details go to “Barkentine’s Day™ Puppy Prom”!  Please Note: The Puppy Prom is Sold Out!


02/15/2020 LI-DOG Barkentine’s Day Puppy Prom

Puppy Prom dog

Photo Credit: Joann Garguola

LI-DOG Barkentine’s™ Day Puppy Prom!

Saturday, February 15th, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Star Ballroom, 1730 E. Jericho Tpk., Huntington, NY

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Love is in the air. It’s the perfect time for your pup to “dress to impress” and get ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day at the ”LI-DOG Barkentine’s™ Day Puppy Prom!”  Please join us on Saturday, February 15th from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Star Ballroom in Huntington, NY.

There will be music, games, food, raffles and more! Your dog will get their “corsage” or “boutonniere” and their “Goody Bag” at the door.  Now your pup will be ready to join the fun!

Enjoy music and tasty Valentine-inspired treats as you and your pup mingle with all the guests. Sign up your pup for a chance to be Prom King or Queen! The pups will get a chance to walk past the judges and let everyone know why they should be crowned prom royalty! In addition, be sure to stop by the photo booth for some fun and memorable photos of your dog, like the adorable pup above, then take your chances on winning a great raffle basket or 50/50 raffle prize.

Space is limited to 30 dogs so click the link below to purchase advance tickets – $15 per DOG. PLEASE NOTE THAT TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. 

Please note: The Puppy Prom is sold out!

Please be aware that no paper tickets will be issued. We will have a list of everyone who has purchased advanced tickets through PayPal at the check-in table.

PET PARENT ESSENTIALS FOR THE PUPPY PROM: Make sure to walk your dog outside the venue before entering, bring poop bags and watch your dog closely! We do not want any accidents on the dance floor.

For the safety and enjoyment of everyone, dogs must be leashed at all times during the event. Retractable leashes will not be permitted as space is limited and dogs and people can get tangled.

We look forward to seeing you and your dog at LI-DOG’s Barkentine’s™ Day Puppy Prom on Saturday, February 15th!


.10/27/2019 – LI-DOG Pack Walk™ at OWG Oct. 2019

 

LI-DOG Pack Walk™ at Old Westbury Gardens!

New Date: Sun., Nov. 3rd, Noon to 1PM
Old Westbury Gardens, NY

Crisp fall air, pumpkin spice, apple cider, Halloween costumes—celebrate all the fun of autumn with Fido during Dog Days at Old Westbury Gardens.  At Noon on Sunday,  we will lead an LI-DOG Pack Walk™—a group on-leash dog walk–through the grounds of this beautiful estate. Please note: Because of predictions for heavy rain on Oct. 27th, the Old Westbury Gardens Fall Dog Festival and our LI-DOG Pack Walk™ have been rescheduled for Sun., Nov. 3rd.  For details, go to LI-DOG Pack Walk™ at Old Westbury Gardens!


10/27/2019 – LI-DOG Pack Walk™ at OWG Oct. 2019

 

Photo Credit: Joann Garguola

LI-DOG Pack Walk™ at Old Westbury Gardens!

New Date: Sun., Nov. 3rd, Noon to 1PM
Old Westbury Gardens
71 Old Westbury Rd., Old Westbury, NY
(Google Map)

Please note: Because of predictions for heavy rain on Sun., Oct. 27th, the Old Westbury Gardens Fall Dog Festival and the LI-DOG Pack WalkTM have been rescheduled to Sun., Nov. 3rd. The times remain the same. We hope to see you then! 

Crisp fall air, pumpkin spice, apple cider, Halloween costumes—celebrate all the fun of autumn with Fido during Dog Days at Old Westbury Gardens!

Enjoy the gardens with your fur baby all weekend from 10 to 5! Then, on Sunday, Nov. 3rd, join LI-DOG for the Fall Dog Festival, which runs from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. There will be doggie vendors, rescue groups, animal advocacy organizations, and fun activities including a big costume contest and parade starting at 3:00 pm (register by 2:00 pm).

At Noon on Sunday, Nov. 3rd, we will lead an LI-DOG Pack Walk™—a group on-leash dog walk–through the grounds of the estate. Please be at our table or by the LI-DOG Pack Walk banner by 11:30 a.m. to sign in. As a Halloween treat, Goody Bags generously donated by West Hills Animal Hospital & Emergency Center  will be given to the first 50 people who sign in for the Pack Walk! Thank you, West Hills Animal Hospital, for your generous donation for our guests!

Registrants for the Pack Walk will also have the opportunity to donate $5 to LI-DOG for a chance to win a raffle basket that promises yummy treats for your pup! Proceeds from the raffle support LI-DOG’s work to open local parks and beaches to our four-legged family members.

The Walk will take 45-60 minutes and is almost all on flat ground. There are opportunities to shorten the walk as well.

Make sure to bring poop bags–as clean-up is a must!–and bring your camera as there are many beautiful photo opportunities on the grounds.

Dogs must be on-leash at all times, please no RETRACTABLE leashes, and are not allowed in any buildings on the grounds. Please also keep them from walking on the flowers.

OWG admission fees are $12 for adults; $10 for seniors (over 62) or students with valid ID and $7 for children ages 7-17. OWG members, children 6 and under, and four-legged visitors are free! OWG accepts AMEX, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover at the admissions booth, gift shop, and café.

RSVP
LI-DOG on Meetup
LI-DOG on Facebook
or email lidog_news@yahoo.com

For more info about Old Westbury Gardens: Email info@oldwestburygardens.org (vendors and rescue groups encouraged to sign-up) or visit Old Westbury Gardens on the web and click on “our Daily Calendar” for event details and a wonderful overview of their other fall events and programs.

*In the event of inclement weather, please check back here at Meetup or on the LI-DOG Facebook Group as we will post any weather-related changes by 10 AM Sunday morning.*

We hope to see you at Old Westbury Gardens for our LI-DOG Pack Walk™  and the Fall Dog Festival on Nov. 3rd!


11/02/2019 – LI-DOG Howl-O-Ween Pawty

LI-DOG Howl-O-Ween Pawty!

Sat., Nov. 2nd, 2 – 5PM
Off-Key Tikki Waterside Bar & Grill
31 Baker Place,
Patchogue, NY

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Dress up your pup and yourself in your Howl-O-Ween finest! Then come join us on the beautiful waterfront at Off Key Tikki Bar & Grill in Patchogue on Saturday, Nov. 2nd for the LI-DOG Howl-O-Ween Pawty!

Enjoy the beautiful views, delicious food, tropical drinks, contests, raffles, and lots of fun for the pups!

There will be two costume contests (standalone pet and pet/parent duo) and prizes, graciously donated by Off Key Tikki, which will be awarded to cap off the event.

Plus, your dog will get to play “Trick for Treat” and we will have a scary, not too scary, photo booth so you can take a memorable shot of the event.

You can order from the Off Key Tikki Menu or just nosh on snacks and Howl-o-ween candy. There will be some drink specials, also.

Visit the raffle table to take a chance at winning one of several baskets and prizes generously donated by our sponsors.

This is a fundraising event to benefit LI-DOG – The Long Island Dog Owners Group. Donations support LI-DOG’s work to increase access to public parkland and beaches for Long Island dog owners and their pets.

Please note: Dogs must remain leashed on non-retractable leads at all times and as always, please walk you dog before entering the venue. Dogs are not permitted inside the restaurant.

RSVP
LI-DOG on Meetup
LI-DOG on Facebook
or email us at lidog_news@yahoo.com

We look forward to seeing you and your dog at our LI-DOG Howl-O-Ween Pawty!


.10/13/2019 – Barkin Brunch Howloween Edition

 

Barkin Brunch – Howloween Edition!

Sun., Oct. 13th, 11 am-3pm
The Refuge
515 Broadhollow Road Melville, NY 11747

Join the folks at The Refuge for the biggest PAWTY of the season… Barkin Brunch HOWLoween Edition! There’ll be great food and drinks, dog treats and a Pawty menu, plus a special presentation to all the participating nonprofits in Tito’s Vodka’s Barkin’ Brunch series including LI-DOG! For details, go to Barkin Brunch Howloween Edition! 

 


10/13/2019 – Barkin Brunch Howloween Edition

 

Barkin Brunch – Howloween Edition!

Sun., Oct. 13th, 11 am-3pm
The Refuge
515 Broadhollow Road Melville, NY 11747
(Google Map)

Join the folks at The Refuge for the biggest PAWTY of the season… Barkin Brunch HOWLoween Edition! Tito’s Handmade Vodka will be presenting their donations to each of the nine nonprofits who participated in the Barkin’ Brunch series over this past summer and fall at this final Barkin Brunch of the season.

Stop in for Brunch at The Refuge on Sunday, October 13th for Barkin Brunch – Howloween Edition, the last brunch of the season! There will be great food, dog treats, and a Pawty Menu with great selections for your pup! Check out the human menu at The Refuge New Brunch Menu.

Starting at Noon there will be a special check presentation from Tito’s Vodka, Vodka for Dog People, to all the nonprofits who participated in this season’s Barkin’ Brunch series including LI-DOG! Thank you to Tito’s Vodka and The Refuge for including LI-DOG in your wonderful, dog-friendly events and for your generous donation!

Then, at 1 p.m., there will be a Halloween costume contest for the fur babies, so dress your pup in their Howloween finest so they can strut their stuff. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 winners!

Seating outside for brunch on the patio is limited, so it is suggested that if you want to sit at a table that you call The Refuge at (631) 577-4444 to make a reservation. There is also an area on the patio for those just wanting to have a drink and mingle.

We hope that you can join LI-DOG at The Refuge on Sun., Oct. 13th!


.10/26/2019 – Nassau Barkfest 2019

 

Nassau Barkfest Pet Costume Contest & Parade

Sat., Oct. 26th, 1PM to 4PM 
Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater
Eisenhower Park, East Meadow 

How does a great Howl-o-ween party for you and your pup sound? Would your pup like to strut their stuff at a big Howl-o-ween Costume Parade? If yes, then join LI-DOG, other animal-friendly organizations, County Executive Laura Curran, the Nassau SPCA and Long Island’s K98.3 for Nassau Barkfest 2019!