dogs to parade along East Avenue
– It's Dachshund Day in the neighborhood!
area dachshund lovers will gather on the front lawn of
the Episcopal Church's Diocesan House, 935 East Ave. from
10 a.m. to noon Saturday to socialize and show off their
and admirers of the 'wiener dogs' will parade along East
Avenue to Saint Paul's Church and back singing 'The Dach's
Song' and generally having a good time," said
Marilyle Sweet Page, one of the organizers.
is the third annual event, patterned after a similar event
at Washington Square Park in New York City. Some of the
dachshunds wear costumes, but that is not required.
expects at least 40 dogs but that number could go up.
If it's pouring rain, the festival will be held from 2
to 4 p.m. Sunday.
spotted the announcement in the paper and decided not
to miss the event. We cut the small article out and
left it on our kitchen counter. Saturday morning came
and there we were. We don't even own a dog but we couldn't
resist. This event happens every year in the Spring
in Rochester, New York.
from the 2005 Weiner Dog Parade
from the 2004 Weiner Dog Parade
Brace yourself for the Dachshund theme song as performed
parade participants in 2005