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733 8th St SE
Washington, DC, 20003
United States

4103104420

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Events

Bunny Run Fundraiser
Mar
26
9:00 am09:00

Bunny Run Fundraiser

Welcome Spring with a jog or stroll (1 mile or 5k fun run/walk) through the beautiful streets of Capitol Hill! This fundraising event is sponsored by Howl To The Chief and Summit To Soul and is open to all fitness levels. 100% of the proceeds go to benefit the "underdogs" of Rural Dog Rescue. 

Bring your dog! Dress you and your pooch in your best bunny ears or spring costume! All dogs receive a treat bag to enjoy after the race! Refreshments and light snacks provided afterwards. Check in starts at 9am! Please note this is a fun run only and not a timed event!

This event is sponsored by Howl To The Chief & Summit to Soul. Please visit our sponsors websites www.howltothechief.com andwww.summittosoul.com.

Dog Wash Fundraiser
Apr
8
10:00 am10:00

Dog Wash Fundraiser

Do you have a dirty dog that needs to be squeaky clean? Let the volunteers of Rural Dog Rescue give your friendly dirty dog a bath and towel dry and help save the life of homeless dog at the same time! 

$15 and you'll get a clean dog and it helps us save more dogs! Win-Win!

6th Annual Running of the Chihuahuas
May
6
1:00 pm13:00

6th Annual Running of the Chihuahuas

Kick off Cinco de Mayo at the Sixth Annual Running of the Chihuahuas! 1pm – 4pm on Saturday, May 6 at Wharf DC – DC’s amazing new destination taking shape on the southwest waterfront. The Running of the Chihuahuas is part of DC’s best Cinco de Mayo celebration, an afternoon that includes great food from SOL mexican grill DCRed Hook Lobster Pound DC and Captain Cookie and the Milk Man food trucks, cold beer, live music and of course, the races.

The highlight of the afternoon, the races feature 96 Chihuahuas racing in groups of eight on a sixty foot “race track.” All the action is captured on a 17 foot Jumbotron screen and the winners take home $500 in cash and prizes. ALL race proceeds benefit Rural Dog Rescue – a non-profit organization dedicated to pulling dogs from high-kill rural shelters.

Don’t have a Chihuahua? You can still take part in the excitement with the all breed contests for best dressed dog and best trick! There will be local vendors and giveaways from DC’s pet friendly businesses.

Deadline to register dogs online is Friday, May 5, walkups on race day accepted until all spots are full. $25 per dog to race. This is a family and dog-friendly, admission-free event, but you must be 21+ to drink beer. To enter and for more information, visit www.cincodc.com!


Dec
10
10:00 am10:00

Photos with Santa

  • Howl to the Chief

Has your pup been naughty or nice? Let Santa decide

Stop by with your pooch to take photos with Santa on Saturday, December 10th from 10am-4pm @ Howl to the Chief

$10 per pooch with all proceeds going to Rural Dog Rescue & Our Underdogs!

 

Dec
4
9:30 am09:30

Reindeer Run

Kick off the holiday season by joining us for jolly jog or stroll (1 mile or 5k fun run/walk) through the beautiful streets of Capitol Hill! This fundraising event is sponsored by Howl To The Chief and Summit To Soul and is open to all fitness levels.  100% of the proceeds go to benefit the "underdogs" of Rural Dog Rescue. Bring your dog, borrow a dog or run/walk with one of Rural Dog Rescue's homeless dogs! Dress you and your pooch in your best reindeer antlers or holiday costume! All dogs receive a holiday treat bag to enjoy after the race! Refreshments and light snacks provided afterwards.

Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rural-dog-rescue-reindeer-run-fundraiser-tickets-28905174154

 

Nov
20
12:00 pm12:00

Weekly Adoption Event

Join us every Saturday and Sunday for our adoption events! Our events are held at Howl to the Chief, 733 8th Street SE.

Saturday: 12-3pm

Sunday: 12-2pm

Nov
19
10:00 am10:00

Fall Dog Wash Fundraiser

Join Rural Dog Rescue and the Underdogs for our Annual Fall Dog Wash Fundraiser

Volunteers will give your muddy pooch a wash and towel fry for $15

Saturday, Nov 19 from 10am-5pm at Howl to the Chief

100% going directly to saving our Underdogs!

 

Nov
13
12:00 pm12:00

Weekly Adoption Event

Join us every Saturday and Sunday for our adoption events! Our events are held at Howl to the Chief, 733 8th Street SE.

Saturday: 12-3pm

Sunday: 12-2pm

Nov
12
12:00 pm12:00

Weekly Adoption Event

Join us every Saturday and Sunday for our adoption events! Our events are held at Howl to the Chief, 733 8th Street SE.

Saturday: 12-3pm

Sunday: 12-2pm

Nov
6
12:00 pm12:00

Weekly Adoption Event

Join us every Saturday and Sunday for our adoption events! Our events are held at Howl to the Chief, 733 8th Street SE.

Saturday: 12-3pm

Sunday: 12-2pm

Nov
5
12:00 pm12:00

Weekly Adoption Event

Join us every Saturday and Sunday for our adoption events! Our events are held at Howl to the Chief, 733 8th Street SE.

Saturday: 12-3pm

Sunday: 12-2pm

Oct
29
1:30 pm13:30

Howl - 0 - Ween Costume Contest

Join Us October 29 for our annual Halloween Costume Contest! The event will take place at 1:30pm at Lincoln Park. Costumes are encouraged! There will be prizes for best costumes and a parade of Adoptable dogs!

Oct
23
12:00 pm12:00

Weekly Adoption Event

Join Rural Dog Rescue every Saturday and Sunday for our Adoption Event at Howl to the Chief!

Saturday 12-3pm

Sunday 12-2pm

Location: 733 8th Street SE, Washington DC

Oct
22
12:00 pm12:00

Weekly Adoption Event

Join Rural Dog Rescue every Saturday and Sunday for our Adoption Event at Howl to the Chief!

Saturday 12-3pm

Sunday 12-2pm

Location: 733 8th Street SE, Washington DC

Oct
16
12:00 pm12:00

Weekly Adoption Event

Join Rural Dog Rescue every Saturday and Sunday for our Adoption Event at Howl to the Chief!

Saturday 12-3pm

Sunday 12-2pm

Location: 733 8th Street SE, Washington DC