TribLIVE

| Neighborhoods


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Canines mark dog days of summer at Mineral Beach pool

Heather Hart | For The Valley Independent - BB, a St. Bernard owned by Joe Rodina of Bethel Park cools off at the second annual Dog Swim on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Mineral Beach in Finleville.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Heather Hart | For The Valley Independent</em></div>BB, a St. Bernard owned by Joe Rodina of Bethel Park cools off at the second annual Dog Swim on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Mineral Beach in Finleville.
Heather Hart | For The Valley Independent - Max and owner Kelly Clausi of Belle Vernon attended the second annual Dog Swim on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Mineral Beach in Finleville.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Heather Hart | For The Valley Independent</em></div>Max and owner Kelly Clausi of Belle Vernon attended the second annual Dog Swim on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Mineral Beach in Finleville.
Heather Hart | For The Valley Independent - Nancy Martin of Finleyville helps dog Ziggy acclimate to the water during the second annual Dog Swim on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Mineral Beach in Finleville.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Heather Hart | For The Valley Independent</em></div>Nancy Martin of Finleyville helps dog Ziggy acclimate to the water during the second annual Dog Swim on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Mineral Beach in Finleville.
Heather Hart | For The Valley Independent - Buster couldn't wait to jump in the pool during the second annual Dog Swim on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Mineral Beach in Finleville. Buster's owner is Debra Johnson of Finleyville.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Heather Hart | For The Valley Independent</em></div>Buster couldn't wait to jump in the pool during the second annual Dog Swim on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Mineral Beach in Finleville. Buster's owner is Debra Johnson of Finleyville.
Heather Hart | For The Valley Independent - Yogi and owner Guido Defelices of Finleyville cooled off during the second annual Dog Swim on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Mineral Beach in Finleville.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Heather Hart | For The Valley Independent</em></div>Yogi and owner Guido Defelices of Finleyville cooled off during the second annual Dog Swim on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Mineral Beach in Finleville.
Heather Hart | For The Valley Independent - Bruno gets ready to chase a ball during the second annual Dog Swim on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Mineral Beach in Finleville. Bruno is owned by PJ Semplice of Eighty Four.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Heather Hart | For The Valley Independent</em></div>Bruno gets ready to chase a ball during the second annual Dog Swim on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Mineral Beach in Finleville. Bruno is owned by PJ Semplice of Eighty Four.
Heather Hart | For The Valley Independent - Mike Bohonak of South Park and his dog Chance are shown at the second annual Dog Swim on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Mineral Beach in Finleville.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Heather Hart | For The Valley Independent</em></div>Mike Bohonak of South Park and his dog Chance are shown at the second annual Dog Swim on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Mineral Beach in Finleville.
Heather Hart | For The Valley Independent - Eric, Beth and Savara Stinelli of South Park brought their dogs Marley and Asha to the second annual Dog Swim on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Mineral Beach in Finleville.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Heather Hart | For The Valley Independent</em></div>Eric, Beth and Savara Stinelli of South Park brought their dogs Marley and Asha to the second annual Dog Swim on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Mineral Beach in Finleville.

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Daily Photo Galleries

Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, 11:11 p.m.
 

It was all about the dogs on Monday at Mineral Beach in Finleyville.

The community swimming pool hosted its second annual Labor Day “Dog Swim” from 5 to 8 p.m.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Washington Area Humane Society, no-kill shelter in Eighty Four funded solely by private contributions. The shelter takes in thousands of animals and investigates an average of 1,000 abuse complaints each year.

In addition to getting to cool off, the beloved pets were treated to doggie bags. A best canine bathing suit contest was also part of the fun.

Over 175 dogs had fun in the sun at last year's event and it looks like this year's was just as succesful.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Mon Valley

  1. Cancer survivors to celebrate with picnic at Mon Valley Hospital
  2. ‘Misfits’ shoot video for tour in Monessen
  3. Properties for sale in Monessen
  4. Former soccer coach to stand trial in Monongahela
  5. Cal U cheerleading squad captures national title
  6. PennDOT vows help for Charleroi
  7. Ringgold director Carroll quits
  8. Frazier High School names Class of 2015 top students
  9. Holiday weekend memories abound for 1965 enthusiast
  10. Charleroi Area names top students
  11. Ringgold goal to foster excellence