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MVT Dog Day on Saturday Sept 13th

This Saturday morning is looking beautiful for our MVT’s Love Your Dog Day at the MVT FRESHFARM Market. Wagtime and Anytime K9, LLC will be at 5th & K with agility training demos at 10:30 and 11:30. In between demos, you can let your dog try out the agility equipment for free.

MVT Dog Day Flyer

Anytime K9, which provides dog walking and training, and Wagtime, which provides daycare and boarding, will have information on their services as well as fun giveaway gifts for your best friend. Both of these wonderful local companies are dedicated to supporting dog owners in DC and help provide the kind of exercise and social opportunities dogs need to stay healthy and happy.

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MVT Dog Adoption Event this Saturday

The Washington Area Rescue League (WARL) be at Fifth Street Ace Hardware this Saturday, April 26th from 12pm-2pm, with lots of wonderful adoptable dogs looking for great home like yours. Stop by and you just may meet your new best friend! Wagtime and the MVT CID are also sponsors. Anyone who adopts one of WARL’s adorable pets will get a $15 gift card to Fifth Street Ace Hardware. As an added bonus Ace Hardware is offering 20% off pet supplies during the event.

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Santa Celebration on Dec 12

The fourth annual Santa Celebration in the Triangle at 5th & K Streets NW on Thursday December 12th from 4:30-7:30PM promises to satisfy children of all ages. The event organized by the Mount Vernon Triangle CID (MVTCID) will offer free treats, photo opps with Santa (for kids and dogs!), delicious mulled cider from KUSHI, a popcorn machine courtesy 5th Street Ace Hardware, and scrumptious desserts from Le Pain Quotidien!


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MVT Fall Fun Day

The Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District (MVTCID) presents a Fall Fun Day on October 26th from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm at the 5th & K Streets, NW Plaza. The Fall Fun Day will include a variety of festive fall activities ranging from volunteer bulb plantings to a free zombie zumba class, plus a Mini Monsters Kid Parade and Pet Costume Parade.


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MVT Pet Costume Contest

The 3rd Annual Mount Vernon Triangle Pet Costume Contest and Parade will be held on Saturday, October 27 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Prizes will be awarded in three categories:

Best Costume,
Fashion Pioneer, and
Best Float.

This fun event will start in the pocket park located at 5th and Massachusetts Avenue, NW (next to the House of Ruth). Pets should gather in the park at 1:00 p.m. and at 1:30 p.m. will parade to the awards ceremony at 5th and K Streets, NW.

This event is free and open to the public, and will go on rain or shine. All pets are welcome to enter!

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Walking the Dog (Pack)

This video from VOA News features a local dog walker (who lives in the K at City Vista) taking her “pack” through MVT and Chinatown, down to the National Mall.

Hat Tip: Terri & Wendy

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Triangle Pet Costume Contest

On Saturday, October 29, 2011, MVTCID will hold its Mount Vernon Triangle Pet Costume Contest to showcase all of the fashionista pets in the neighborhood and celebrate Halloween.  Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for best dressed pet, and a special prize for – Fashion Pioneer – will also be awarded.  Judging will be performed by the staff of 5th Street Ace Hardware, which is also sponsoring the event.

Photo from the 2010 Pet Costume Contest

This is the second annual pet costume contest held by MVTCID.  Because of the anticipated number of dogs and owners, the contest has been moved to Triangle Park – at 3rd and Massachusetts Avenue, NW.

Who:  Open to the public – free!

What:  Mount Vernon Triangle Pet Costume Contest

Where:  Triangle Park – 3rd and Massachusetts Avenue, NW

When:  Saturday, October 29, 2011 from 1:00-2:00 p.m.; rain or shine

Why:  To celebrate Halloween and all our pets!

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