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Fairfax County, Virginia


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Judith Pedersen,
Public Information Officer

Water Mine Goes to the Dogs in End-of-Summer Celebration

As the Lake Fairfax Park Water Mine closed for the season to humans, dogs got their chance to take a plunge, chase tennis balls in the water and make new canine friends. More than 1,000 dogs and 3,000 people joined in the fun.

Pooches and their families packed the Reston water park on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, for Dog Daze – an end-of-summer ritual that attracted dogs of all breeds and sizes. The event featured dogs-only swimming, a Canine Resource Fair and fun for all members of the family. Proceeds, reaching over $10,000 will go to the Fairfax County Park Foundation to benefit parks.

Dog Daze was presented by the Fairfax County Park Authority in partnership with the Hunter Mill Dis-trict Supervisor and the Fairfax County Park Foundation, with support from Weber’s Pet Store and Aquatic Paws.

Media Note: Click on the winning photos below to download. See more photos at the Dog Daze 2021 Flickr page. (Photo credit: Beth Fredericks).

For more information, contact the Public Information Office at 703-324-8662 or send an email to

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