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

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Events

Pup Photos @ Whole Foods
Aug
12
11:00 am11:00

Pup Photos @ Whole Foods

Have your pup's glamour shot taken at Whole Foods in Riverdale Park, MD on Saturday, August 12th from 11am-2pm. A $5 suggested donation goes 100% to the Underdogs at Rural Dog Rescue!

Pup Photos @ Whole Foods
Aug
19
11:00 am11:00

Pup Photos @ Whole Foods

Have your pup's glamour shot taken at Whole Foods in Riverdale Park, MD on Saturday, August 12th from 11am-2pm. A $5 suggested donation goes 100% to the Underdogs at Rural Dog Rescue!


Bark & Brew Fundraiser at The Brig
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.

Yappy Hour Fundraiser at Cantina Marina
Jun
5
5:00 pm17:00

Yappy Hour Fundraiser at 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:
June 5
July 3
August 7
September 4 (Labor Day!)

No RSVP necessary.

Solidcore Classes Fundraiser
Jun
3
1:00 pm13:00

Solidcore Classes Fundraiser

Join Rural Dog Rescue sponsored by Solidcore Old Town for a Saturday of awesome classes supporting our Underdogs!

3 classes at $30/each
The three classes will be all level classes (full body) and will be at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm

100% goes to Rural Dog Rescue

6th Annual Running of the Chihuahuas
May
20
1:00 pm13:00

6th Annual Running of the Chihuahuas

Kick off Cinco de Mayo at the Sixth Annual Running of the Chihuahuas! 1pm – 5pm on Saturday, May 20 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 19, 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!

Day of the Dog Festival
May
13
10:00 am10:00

Day of the Dog Festival

Join the Underdogs at Day of the Dog!

Day of the Dog is an annual festival held at Congressional Cemetery in celebration of man's best friend! On this day, the cemetery is open to all dogs, not just K-9 Corps members.

This event includes activities for both pups and their people, including contests, raffles, games, demonstrations, and more. Pet vendors, shelters, rescues and local food trucks and breweries will be in attendance.

Admission is FREE, and tickets will be available for purchase for activities and the raffle. The Day of the Dog 5k race entry is $40.

More info at http://hccemetery.wixsite.com/dayofthedog

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.

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/

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.