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Inaugural McLean PetFest Set for Oct. 19 in McLean Central Park

The McLean Community Center has developed a new event for pets and the families that love them. McLean PetFest will be held from noon – 3 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 19, at McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd. Admission is free.

Pet owners are welcome to bring their pets to the event, which will feature live music and performances, a Howl-A-Ween Pet Parade and Costume Contest, a pet trick contest and exhibitors with pet-related information, products and services. At press time, participating vendors included: A Dog’s World Training and Pet Care, A-Plus Pets, LLC, Capitol Canine Club, Dogma Bakery, Dogtopia, Doody Calls, GRREAT (Golden Retriever Rescue), Old Dominion Animal Health Center, Rolling Dog Farm Animal Rescue, The Virginia Search and Rescue Dog Association and VIP Pet Salon and Boutique.

Pets and their owners will find a lot to love at the event, as all of the participating exhibitors will be giving away complimentary products and services, and/or providing services at a discount, such as free photos of their pets, free food samples for dogs and cats, AVID Microchipping at the discounted price of $35, a free day of pet care or grooming and free nail trims for dogs.

For more information, call 703-790-0123.