The weather this weekend in Ohio promises to be almost springlike. Why not go out for a walk, and take your dog along? Bring some water, a towel for muddy paws, and enjoy this break in the winter weather. Here are just some dog-friendly hiking and other events happening in Ohio this weekend, and through next week:
Free hike for all ages. Bring your dog and socialize your pet with other dogs. All dogs must have an accompanying adult and non-retractable eight-foot leash. Bring a water bowl.
Sunday, January 13:
Doggie Ramble 2:00 p.m.
Blendon Woods Metro Park
4265 E. Dublin-Granville Rd., Westerville, Ohio
Meet at the Nature Center to walk the 1.25 mile Goldenrail Trail. Discuss winter health care for your canine companion. 2:00 p.m.
Choose your own date/time:
The Richland B&O Trail
If you live in Mansfield, can’t beat this trail. The Richland B&O trail is over 18 miles long, and runs from North Lake Park, (Hope Road) in Mansfield to Hitchman Park (Elm Street) in Butler. More information can be found at: http://www.traillink.com/trail/richland-bo-trail.aspx
Hocking Hills Old Man’s Cave Chalets
18905 State Route 664 S
Logan, OH 43138
Open year round, Old Man’s Cave Chalets offer select cabins which are pet-friendly. Up to two pets can stay per cabin. Please call for rules and restrictions. There is a $50.00 fee per stay for each pet. Cabins sleep up to eight and include a fireplace, comfortable hand-made furniture, hardwood floors, a kitchenette, tv and cozy bedding to ensure a restful stay.
Pets unfortunately aren’t invited to these events, but pet owners are:
Saturday, January 12:
A New Leash on Life Rescue fundraiser 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Around the Corner Café
18616 Detroit Ave.
Come to the fundraiser for A New Leash On Life at Around the Corner Cafe. Pizza, wings, and beer will be served. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.
Sunday, January 13:
PAWS Yappy Hour 7:00 p.m.
9721 Sawmill Road
Powell, OH, Powell
Meet up with other animal lovers at the Gooseneck Tavern in Powell. There is no cover charge. Enjoy a complimentary "Yappetizer" and "Pup-Tail" with Powell Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) while learning how you can become more involved with PAWS by rescuing, fostering and adopting dogs in need. Look for someone in the bar area wearing PAWS attire.
Tuesday, January 15:
Pizza & Movie Nite with Free Screening of The Cove 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Cleveland Heights Library
2345 Lee Rd.
Cleveland Hts., OH
Cleveland Animal Rights Alliance (CARA) will be providing a screening of the documentary The Cove and serving free vegan pizza before the film. See their website for more information: http://clevelandanimalrights.org/index.php?id=16
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