September 9, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

End of Summer Pool Parties a Real Treat For Dogs

The last few weekends of summer – which officially ends September 22nd – are popular for end-of-season dog swims at community pools. Wheaton-Glenmont Outdoor Pool in Silver Spring held their annual Pooch Pool Party on Sunday. Dogs of all shapes and sizes enjoyed taking advantage of the amenities their owners are accustomed to by taking […]

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March 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Dog Park in Silver Spring Closes Tuesday for Renovations

Montgomery Parks will close the Ellsworth Dog Park Tuesday for repairs. Work is scheduled to begin March 11 and should be complete by the end of the month. The dog park is located in Silver Spring at the corner of Ellsworth and Colesville Road in the Ellsworth Urban Park. This is one of the dog […]

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September 24, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

New Ellsworth Dog Park Delights Owners and Pets (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Living in a city can make playtime a challenge for people who want to let their dogs run free. The Ellsworth Urban Dog Park offers a new option for dog owners who live near downtown Silver Spring. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong reports. The dog park that opened on June 15 is the first of its kind […]

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September 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Pooch Pool Party Set for Saturday and Sunday at Wheaton-Glenmont Pool (PHOTOS)

The Department of Recreation’s annual Pooch Pool Party takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at the Wheaton Glenmont Pool, 12621 Dalewood Drive. The cost is $10. Pre-registration is required. You must also show written proof of your dog’s current rabies vaccination. You can find more information about this canine event […]

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September 1, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Dog Swim at Quince Orchard Park Pool (PHOTOS)

Who let the dogs out? The Quince Orchard Park community welcomed its neighborhood dogs to the annual Dog Dip in Gaithersburg on Labor Day. We saw some dogs literally running to this event as their owners struggled to hold on to their leashes. The event signifies the end of the summer swim season and takes […]

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