Pooches enjoy some paddling during the fifth annual Doggie Day Swim at three pools in the District on Saturday. Sponsored by the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation, the end-of-summer event allows the canines to frolic in D.C. pools before they are drained for the winter season.
Sept. 7, 2013 Three dogs check out the water before taking a dip at the fifth annual Doggie Day Swim at the Upshur Outdoor Pool in Northwest Washington. The event allows dogs in three D.C. pools before they are drained for the winter. The city’s Department of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Health Department and the Washington Humane Society, sponsored the dog-paddling day at Upshur, the Francis Pool in Northwest and the Randall Pool in Southwest. Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post Buy Photo