Dog own­ers in­vited to cel­e­brate the Great Trail

Spe­cial event to be held on af­ter­noon of Aug. 26 in Char­lot­te­town sec­tion

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - THE ISLAND -

“We hear from our res­i­dents a lot that they would like to see more events in­clu­sive of pets as they are part of their fam­i­lies. We hope every­one will join us in this cel­e­bra­tion.” Coun. Mike Duffy

Char­lot­te­town res­i­dents and their pets can help cel­e­brate the Great Trail dur­ing an event in Au­gust.

Dog Day of Sum­mer is a free Canada 150 event that will take place along the Con­fed­er­a­tion Trail, P.E.I.’s por­tion of the Great Trail.

The event is Aug. 26 from noon to 2 p.m., be­gin­ning on the Con­fed­er­a­tion Trail be­hind UPEI and

Park.

The cel­e­bra­tion will con­tinue at the park with a healthy bar­be­cue, live mu­sic, face-paint­ing, In­staBooth pup por­traits and end­ing at Or­lebar dog treat bags.

“We hear from our res­i­dents a lot that they would like to see more events in­clu­sive of pets as they are part of their fam­i­lies,” said Coun. Mike Duffy. “We hope every­one will this cel­e­bra­tion.”

Every­one is wel­come to at­tend. All dog own­ers are asked to keep their pet on a leash and to clean up af­ter their four­legged friends. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired and avail­able on­line at: https://city­char­lot­te­town.wu­foo.eu/forms/z1q6m5w1b3n3g9/.

The Trans-Canada Trail and join us in Cana­dian Her­itage have a goal to con­nect the Great Trail and the coun­try for a grand cel­e­bra­tion on Aug. 26. Com­mu­ni­ties across Canada will be cel­e­brat­ing the full con­nec­tion of trail and Canada’s 150th on the same date. The Great Trail is the long­est multi-use recre­ational trail in the world, with 24,000 kilo­me­ters of trail span­ning across Canada.

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