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

4103104420

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Events

Volunteer Capitol Hill
Apr
29
10:00 am10:00

Volunteer Capitol Hill

Volunteer Capitol Hill is an annual event designed to showcase a wide variety of opportunities for volunteer service. Stop by to visit Rural Dog Rescue and learn more about supporting our Underdogs!

Visit for more info : http://www.hillcenterdc.org/event/volunteer-capitol-hill/

Rural Dog Rescue Yappy Hour Fundraiser at Cantina Marina
May
1
5:00 pm17:00

Rural Dog Rescue Yappy Hour Fundraiser at Cantina Marina

  • Cantina Marina

Join the Underdogs for some after work food & drinks! 10% off all proceeds are generously donated by Cantina Marina. This is a dog-friendly event.

This series events will take place the first Monday of every month during from May to September from 5pm - 8pm:
May 1
June 5
July 3
August 7
September 4 (Labor Day!)

No RSVP necessary.

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!

Jun
15
6:00 pm18:00

Bark & Brew Fundraiser at The Brig

Join RDR for a fun happy hour at the Brig Thursday June 15th!

For $10, the Brig is offering food specials and happy hour pricing from 6-11pm. Thank you to the Brig for sponsoring this event and our Fun Run on 6/25.


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!

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.

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