This week dog owners around the country celebrated their pooches with National Dog Appreciation Day.
And today, local mutts, their owners and fans have a whole day to celebrate right here in the North Country. It’s the Third Annual "Minerva Fire & Rescue Goes To The Dogs " day. The barking starts at 10am at the Minerva Beach. The first event is the Adirondack Iron Dog. From the organizers:
“It’s a mile run or walk with your k9 around Minerva Lake, with random prizes to be awarded, At 12:00pm there are Dog demos with police K9’s, bird dogs then our "Fun Dog Show ", the cutest puppy, the Strut Your Mutt, My Dog Has Talent, Dress to Impress”
There’s an amazing array of vendors, food and raffles. The event goes until 4pm.