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Saturday, May 24, 2014

Wine Dog Best Bets for Memorial Day Weekend

May 23-26, 2014
Each week, the Wine Dogs sniff out the most PAWSOME events for weekend ahead. Highlights for Memorial Day Weekend: Lucy’s Weekend at Cooper and Vino Dog Day at Three Fox. There are also big 6th anniversary doings at BOW and a special Memorial “Dog Day” event in Front Royal.

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 May 24-25 (all day), It’s Lucy’s Weekend at Cooper Vineyards. Now in its 10th year, the annual pets-welcome benefit for the Richmond SPCA is held in memory of Cooper’s beloved late hound, Lucy (pictured with VAWine Dog Munchkin). This year’s event also celebrates new rescue, Rosie an adoptee from the Richmond SPCA. In addition to great wine and a special pet-lovers wine glass, the event features food, live music, on-site dog adoptions from the Tail Wag’n, and even a Blessing of the Animals on Sunday plus a LUCY’S WEEKEND EXCEPTIONAL Bahamas Trip RAFFLE!!

May 25 (1-4 pm), 2nd Annual Vino Dog Event at Three Fox Vineyard. Join Posh and be on the lookout for Ecco (January Vino Dog) and Pomeroy. Celebrate with 10% discount on all Cano Pazza Rosé wine purchases. BBQ, contests and prizes. Artists Carole Pivarnik and Cathy Choyce will be sketching. Canine treats from Golden Nuggets dog treats. Contests include: Best Vino Dog, Best Dog Trick, Owner/Dog Lookalike, Dog Treat Jar Guess, Best Kisser, and Best Dog Fashionista. Judging begins at 3 pm.

May 25 (12:45), Salute to the Dogs of War at the Front Royal Gazebo. Did you know that the first official military training site for dogs supporting U.S. troops in WWII was in Front Royal at the old Remount Depot? Canine and human war heroes will be honored. Drop by the Miller Winery while you’re in town.


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