AWS to hold Dog Days

The Animal Welfare Society of New Milford will host its 10th annual Dog Days of Summer Sept. 27.

The event, which is open to all dog owners, friends and friendly dogs on non-retractable leashes, will be held at the shelter at 8 Dodd Road from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission is $3 per person or $5 for a family.

The event will feature numerous booths and local vendors, and items will be available for purchase for both pets and people.

Offerings include food booths, a freestyle frisbee demo, a police dog demo, an agility demo and try-it, a fly-ball demo and try-it, and a lure course demo and try-it, as well as a parade of rescue dogs, canine good citizen testing, a face-painting booth and games for owners and their dogs.

For more information, contact shelter manager Renee Gardner at or at 860-354-1350.