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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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September 4, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland Task Force in Florida for Hurricane Dorian Relief

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service sent more than 85 people to Florida on Friday night to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian.  Last nite (8/30) @MontgomeryCoMD FEMA Maryland Task Force 1 US&R 20+ vehicle caravan departed Rockville warehouse for deployment in Fla…. >80 members heard from @MoCoCouncilMD VP & Public Safety Chairman Sidney Katz […]

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August 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Meet the Residents Trying to Save Chevy Chase Village’s Dog Park

Some Chevy Chase Village neighbors have been complaining about all of the bark in Brookville Road Park these days. Prior to being a dog park, the area was owned by the State of Maryland and Chevy Chase Village and was a grassy, muddy area where owners would bring their dogs to socialize. However, the drainage […]

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August 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Here’s How Montgomery County Celebrated International Dog Day

There’s no better way to celebrate International Dog Day than looking at photos of dogs! Here are some of the adorable photos that were sent to MyMCMedia Monday: Bentley is working hard on #InternationalDogDay at @MCCCMD! pic.twitter.com/kQVSP7D1Zt — Tricia Swanson (@mstriciareilly) August 26, 2019 PS his name is Clover Maxwell 🍀 — toby knapp (@tkradio) […]

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August 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Parks Report Elevated Levels of Algae Toxin at Lake Needwood

Pet Owners are Urged to Keep Dogs Out of the Lake Montgomery Parks officials are asking residents to use caution when recreating on or near Lake Needwood and Lake Frank at Rock Creek Regional Park. That’s because testing has shown there are elevated levels of microcystin, a toxic substance produced by some species of blue-green […]

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July 30, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Montgomery County Police Celebrated for Bravery in Gaithersburg Dog Attack

Montgomery County Police Officers Geoff Rand and Christopher Mumper were awarded the Citation for Bravery at the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s Public Safety Ceremony for their response to a vicious dog attack in February. After a dispute at a Gaithersburg residence, two dogs became very agitated and attacked three people. A man and woman – […]

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July 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man’s Best Friends Help Save Owner Stuck in Mud

Things were not looking good for a man who was stuck in the mud at the edge of the Potomac River near Brookmont Dam at the C&O Canal on Monday. According to Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue, the man was playing fetch with his two dogs about 50 yards away […]

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June 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Rabies Vaccination Clinic Continues Sunday

Montgomery County continues with its rabies clinics on Sunday. Pet owners can come to the clinic to receive free and discounted rabies vaccinations for their cats and dogs. In order to receive a vaccination, pet owners need to purchase a pet license from Rockville, Gaithersburg, or Montgomery County’s clinic. When bringing your pets to the […]

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April 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Celebrates First Dogs on National Pet Day

Admit it. Maryland has the cutest first dogs. Gov. Larry Hogan is joining in on the social media fun by posting photos of his dogs for National Pet Day. Hogan has two Shih Tzus that he adopted last May from BARCS Animal Shelter in Baltimore. According to The Baltimore Sun, his dog Anna (or Annapolis) […]

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April 8, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Enjoying a Perfect Spring Day

Blue skies and temperatures in the 80s prompted many in Montgomery County to get outside on Monday.  Lake Needwood in Rockville provided the perfect backdrop for residents to take in the perfect day.

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