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Seventh Annual Top Dogs Paw Festival

  • When: 9/24/2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST
  • Where: Top Dogs Boutique - 2615 George Busbee Pwky, 14, Kennesaw, GA 30144

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Come to the Seventh Annual Top Dogs Paw Festival!

When: September 24, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Why: To raise awareness of rescue groups

Highlights: Raffles, Contests for dogs, free samples of pet food, and more! Greg Talmadge from 106.7 FM will be the DJ for the day.

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GRRA Paws on the Path for Vato

  • When: 9/24/2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
  • Where: Roswell Old Mill / Vickery Creek -

GRRA Paws on the Path for Vato

Hike and Swim!
Roswell Old Mill Park and Vickery Creek Trail
- Huge waterfall
- Covered Bridge
- 1839 Cotton Mill
- Play in the rushing creek Have a great time while your dog enjoys socializing with other great dogs. Join us on this 3 mile, 2 hour hike. Hike the "Moderate" forest trails along Vickery Creek. Take some great pictures of the waterfall. Hike
Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM
- Bring water for you and Fido.
- Don’t forget a leash.

Directions


Roswell Old Mill Park
85 Mill Street
Roswell, GA 30075 Website

*From Atlanta *
- Take GA-400 N/US-19 N
- Take exit 6 for Northridge Rd
- Turn right onto Dunwoody Pl
- Turn right onto Roswell Rd
- Turn right onto Mill St.

*From Cumming *
- Take GA-400 N/US-19 N
- Take exit 7 Right turn on GA140/Holcomb Br Road
- Next stop light - Turn left onto Dogwood
- At light -Turn Right onto Grimes Bridge Road
- At light - Turn left onto Oxbo Road
- Turn left onto Atlanta St / Ga 9
- Take the 2nd left onto Slone St.
- Take the 1st right onto Mill St.

From Marietta
- Take 120 East directly onto Mill St.

Other Information

  • Please bring water for you and for Fido.
  • Bring a camera, parking is free. Restrooms at the park.
  • Please RSVP Running late, call Ken 678-777-4295
  • See all our hike information-Sign up with GRRA Paws on the Path on Facebook: On your Facebook homepage, in the search section at the top, type in: GRRA Paws on the Path. Click it to open. Click: Request Membership. We will set up up and approve.

Paws on the Path for Vato - Lanier Point Park BIG SPLASH

  • When: 8/27/2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
  • Where: Lanier Point Park - 1530 Lee Waldrip Dr. Gainesville, GA 30504

GRRA Paws on the Path for Vato

5th Annual BIG SPLASH Hike, Swim and Picnic Hike1 *
Lanier Point Park* (http://lakelanierparks.com/LanierPointPark.html)
- Our end of the summer EVENT - It’s just awesome - For the hot 90 degree days of August we will let the dogs and humans romp, splash and swim in the clear, cool water of Lake Lanier. Perfect for Puppy Swimming Lessons!


This is a short but scenic 1.5 mile hike on flat easy terrain, great for our senior Goldens and humans. Bring your folding chairs, blankets, towels, a picnic lunch for after the hike at the covered tables, and enjoy the day. Meet at the covered bridge leading to the beaches. You and your dogs will have a blast. “NO Restrooms at the park”


Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Directions


- 1530 Lee Waldrip Dr. Gainesville, GA 30504
*From Atlanta , Alpharetta etc. *
Take 400 North to (stop light) Hwy 369
Take a right heading east
Go 13 miles to McEver Rd/Hwy 53 and turn Left
Go North about 1.25 miles
Turn left on Dawsonville Hwy (at McDonald’s)
Go 1/4 mile
Turn left onto Lanier Valley Dr.
Go to end of road

Other Information

  • Please bring water for you and for Fido.
  • Parking is free
  • Bring a camera
  • Bring your folding chairs, blankets, towels, a picnic lunch for after the hike at the covered tables.
  • Bring your own beverages
  • No restrooms at the park

Please RSVP Ken at hikes@GRRA.com or the Paws on the GRRA Paws on the Path Facebook page

If you're running late call Ken at (678) 777-4295

Hike2 See all our hike information Sign up with GRRA Paws on the Path on Facebook. Click: Join Group. We will set you up and approve.

Adoption Day - August 2017

  • When: 8/6/2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
  • Where: PetCo - 2340 Holcomb Bridge Roswell, GA 30076

No additional details have been provided.

Paws on the Path Hike for Vato - Stone Mountain Park - Cherokee "Venable Lake" Trail

  • When: 7/23/2017 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM EST
  • Where: Stone Mountain Park - 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd Stone Mountain, GA 30083

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Join us on this easy Sunday morning 3.0 mile, 2 hour hike. Have a great time while your dog enjoys socializing with other great dogs. Hike around the lake on a hilly 1.5 mile forest trail loop then return on the wide paved walk. It’s an easy interesting hike. Cost to get in the park is $15 a car but the scenery is well worth it. My pups loved it. Meet at the Playground Parking Lot. It is ONE WAY, so go SLOW so not to pass by the parking lot.

When: Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 9:30 AM

Where: Stone Mountain Park

1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
800-401-2407

Pick up a map at the main gate.

Meet up at the children's PLAYGROUND (#5 ON THE Driving MAP).

It’s One Way so don’t pass by the parking lot.

At 9:30 AM.

Running late call Barry Levine, 404-694-1327

Directions I-285. Once on I-285 East, take Exit 39B, the U.S. Hwy 78 East (Snellville/Athens) exit. Travel 7.7 miles and take exit 8, the Stone Mountain Park Main Entrance. Follow the exit ramp to the East Gate entrance of Stone Mountain Park.

Inside the park take a right on Robert E Lee Blvd. go around the mountain to the Playground parking area.

http://www.stonemountainpark.com/directions

Who: Bring all your dogs and dog loving friends. Great for all our dogs - Puppy through Senior

Notes: Day parking is $15, Annual pass is $40, Restrooms available, Bring water for you and your dogs, bring a camera, the deer request that dogs be on a leash

RSVP Ken hikes@grra.com

See all our hike information: Sign up with GRRA Paws on the Path on Facebook. On your Facebook home page, in the search section at the top, type in: GRRA Paws on the Path. Click it to open it up. Click: Request Membership. We will set you up and approve your membership.

Lilly Pulitzer Shop and Share Event

  • When: 7/22/2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
  • Where: Phipps Plaza - 3500 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta GA 30326

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Everyone! Get yourself and your Golden spiffed up and attend the Shop and Share Event at the Lilly Pulitzer Store at Phipps Plaza. Reserve Saturday, July 22 from 11:00 am to 12 pm. A donation of 10% of the proceeds during this time will be given to GRRA.

Sign up with Hal at hal.schlenger@earthlink.net or Claire at cea7500@gmail.com

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Adoption Day - July 2017

  • When: 7/9/2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
  • Where: PetCo - 2340 Holcomb Bridge Roswell, GA 30076

No additional details have been provided.

Paws on the Path for Vato - Red Top Mountain

  • When: 6/25/2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
  • Where: Red Top Mountain -

“GRRA Paws on the Path Hike for Vato”

*Red Top Mountain State Park Hike - Swim Hosted by Sarah Cook *

Hike1 Sunday, June 25, 2017 We start hiking at 9:00 AM for 3 miles. Homestead Trail-Counter clockwise route to the swim cove and back. Enjoy walking your dog, and having fun with other “dog people” while your dog enjoys socializing and swimming with other great dogs. Join us for an awesome time taking in the views of Lake Allatoona on hilly moderate to hard mountain trails. The correct swim cove has a nice bench on the left side of the trail at the top of the hill.

The deer request that Fido is on a leash. Please bring water for you and Fido. Parking is $5.00. Restrooms available.

*Sunday, June 25, 2017 We start hiking at 9:00 AM *
Red Top Mountain State Park
Homestead trail – Counter clockwise route
50 Lodge Rd. SE
Cartersville, GA 30121

Directions

  • From 285 in Marietta take 75 North to exit 285
  • Go east on Red Top Mountain Rd.
  • Turn Left onto Park Marina Rd. then Right onto Lodge Rd.

Other Information

  • Please bring water for you and for Fido.
  • Parking is $5

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*Please RSVP *Print a map: www.gastateparks.org/redtopmountain

If you're running late call Ken at (678) 777-4295

See all our hike information Sign up with [GRRA Paws on the Path]

On your facebook home page, in the search section at the top, type in: GRRA Paws on the Path. Click it to open it up. Click: Request Membership. We will set you up and approve your membership.

Adoption Day - June 2017

  • When: 6/4/2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
  • Where: PetCo - 2340 Holcomb Bridge Roswell, GA 30076

No additional details have been provided.

Paws on the Path for Vato - Sweetwater Creek

  • When: 5/28/2017 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST
  • Where: Sweetwater Creek - 1750 Mt. Vernon Rd, Lithia Springs, GA

Hike & Swim Sweetwater Creek State Park

Hike1 Have a great time while your dog enjoys socializing with other great dogs. Join us on this Moderate (except for the stairs to the water) 3.5 mile, 2-hour hike. Hike the forest trails along Sweetwater Creek. Take some great pictures of the waterfall and jump in and swim with the dogs. Pack a lunch-picnic tables are available next to the parking area if you have time for a fun snack with the pups.

Sunday, May 28, 2017 - hike starts at 9:00 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park
1750 Mt. Vernon Road
Lithia Springs, GA

  • Don’t forget a leash and a towel
  • Camera is a must for this hike
  • Trail Website

Directions

  • Take I-20 west from Atlanta
  • Exit #44 at Thornton Road
  • Turn left and go 1/4 mile
  • Turn right on Blairs Bridge Road.
  • After 2 miles, turn left on Mount Vernon Road
  • Proceed to the park.
  • You will cross 2 bridges (over the reservoir)
  • Turn left on Factory Shoals Road
  • Follow it to the trail head

Other Information

  • Please bring water for you and for Fido.
  • Parking is $5
  • Restrooms are at the park
  • Bring a camera Hike2

Please RSVP Ken at hikes@GRRA.com or the Paws on the GRRA Paws on the Path Facebook page

If you're running late call Ken at (678) 777-4295

See all our hike information Sign up with GRRA Paws on the Path on Facebook. Click: Join Group. We will set you up and approve.

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