Dog Days in Del Ray
Businesses along the Avenue will provide dog-themed activities. Several animal rescue groups, including Homeward Trails
and Lost Dog Rescue
, will be in front of the Mount Vernon Community School with dogs available for adoption.
The Alexandria Police Department's K-9 unit will be on hand. And look for the dog exercise course, dog massages, dog artists and much, much more.
Bellies and Babies will be having Face Painting from 6 PM to dusk.
The evening is sponsored by Your Dog's Best Friends and the Del Ray Business Association.
Animal Welfare League of Alexandria
will be the featured nonprofit for this First Thursday. Donations of KONGs for dogs or cats, wand toys for cats, and dog toys. Drop off your donated items at the parking lot where the Farmers Market is held at the intersection of Mt. Vernon Ave. and E. Oxford Ave.
Full info here.