This Was.... Dog Days of
Summer Heats up in
Glendale With Four Legged Fun and Frosty Treats
By Ed Sharpe Glendale Daily
Historic Downtown Glendale &
Catlin Court was "Dog Central" on Friday, August 20th.
The third friday of every month is Friday Nite Lights in
Glendale and this month was celebrating the Dog Days of Summer.
60 dogs and their proud masters
hit the pavement to participate in the merchant festivities
including a pet parade and the awarding of the coveted 'Best
Dog Days of Summer ' Award
& Kim Wineland holding Tori & Chole, Rebecca
& Mason Bartman from Peaces of Life Boutique, & Linda
Moran-Whittley from Papa Ed's Ice Cream. Tori and Chole won
for "Best of Dog Days of Summer" and were awarded a
gift basket valued at $50.00 plus First Place Medallion from
Peaces of Life. Photo by Ed Sharpe Glendale Daily Planet
a great evening! There were fresh baked doggy treats, aura
pictures or the cainies, animal communicator readings, a pet
story time, and a real treat with folks having
the chance to meet Topaz the Glendale Fire Dept. dog.
parade on 58th Avenue started from PINK HOUSE near Glendale
Ave. and ended up at Papa Ed's for Frosty Pays Doggie Ice Cream
Treats and these hounds needed it after that long hot walk!
will be a competition for "Best of Dog Days of Summer"
and winner will be awarded a gift basket valued at $50.00 plus
First Place Medallion from Peaces of Life.
downtown merchants participating in
the fun promotions and activities for this event
Astrology Store: Pet Aura photographs.
Bears & More: Story hour featuring Hondo & Fabian
(dog & cat story). 7:30 PM
Coffee & Tea Express: Nathan's Hot Dogs
The Country Maiden: Meet & Greet with Topaz the dog from
the Glendale Fire Department 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Ragazza Boutique (New location) : Pet hair accessories,
organic pet food
The Glendale Shoe Company: Watering stations
The Open Door: Free 4 x 6 photograph of your dog with a donation
to the Pet Food Drive for Sun Valley Animal Shelter. In
addition an Animal Communicator giving Pet Readings on four legged
friends that visited.
Shelley's Specialty Desserts: Fresh baked dog treats.
Drawn to Comics - Free dog treat
Visitors Center also known as the Convention and Visitors
Bureau (CVB ) were accepting donations for the
Sun Valley Animal Shelter.
Ed's Ice Cream: $1.00 Frosty Paw special if you bring in a
Back-to-School item. Water stations in the garden.
Benefit Pet Boutique for Sun Valley Animal Shelter - make a
donation and select (1) item from clothes rack and table
(merchandize valued from $8.99 - $32.99)
Pink House: was
the stating point for the Pet Parade which proceeded up 58th
avenue and culminated at Papa
Ed's Ice Cream Garden. All participants received
a FREE Frosty Paw and were entered into the competition for
"Best of Dog Days of Summer" The lucky winner to
recieve a gift basket valued at $50.00 plus the
coveted First Place Medallion supplied by Peaces of Life.
Gaye Wineland holding
Award winning Chole, who along with her pal Tori won
the competition for "Best of Dog Days of
Summer" and were awarded a gift basket valued at $50.00
plus First Place Medallion from Peaces of Life. Photo by
Ed Sharpe Glendale Daily Planet
great time was had by all in spite of the heat!! The
Dogs were sure happy to
eat some Frosty Paws Doggie Ice Cream treats at the end
of the journey!
to the success of the event it will be held in the downtown area
but Linda from Papa Ed's Ice Cream stated "I am gong
to ask another merchant if I can switch my month sponsorship to
see if I can move this event up to June"