Photos: Dog days at Hartwood Acres |

Photos: Dog days at Hartwood Acres

Jan Pakler | For the Tribune-Review
Paws Across Pittsburgh volunteer Renee Hardy gives ice cream to Cooper and his owner Michael Keegan from Gibsonia.
Jan Pakler | For the Tribune-Review
Guests turn out for a free event with their dogs hosted by Paws Across Pittsburgh at the dog park at Hartwood Acres on Aug. 1, 2019.
Jan Pakler | For the Tribune-Review
Lauren McFall brought a family of five dachshunds to the free dog event at Hartwood Acres hosted by Paws Across Pittsburgh while stopping to show off 8-month-old Iclyn on Aug. 1, 2019.
Jan Pakler | For the Tribune-Review
Tucker, a multi-poo, enjoys the cool water while at the Hartwood Acres dog park with his owner Mary Kay Wolkiewicz from Sharpsburg on Aug. 1, 2019, during the Paws Across Pittsburgh event.
Jan Pakler | For the Tribune-Review
Victoria, 8, and Amelia Holtz, 5, from Hampton, sit and play with their 8-month-old chi-poodle named Bella while at the dog park at Hartwood Acres on Aug. 1, 2019.

The nonprofit animal rescue Paws Across Pittsburgh hosted a free event at Hartwood Acres on Aug. 1 to celebrate our four-legged friends.

The park in Indiana Township was filled with educational booths and handouts from Allegheny County Parks, along with a visit from the Wish 99.7 Sweet Treats truck.

The organization is run by volunteers and is based in Springdale. Their goals include providing vet and preventative care to rescue animals while trying to find them forever homes.

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