Photo caption: Manvi Drona, with her dog Dexter and friends at the Randall Pool on Doggie Day Swim. (Photos courtesy of Perry Klein.) After the Randall pool was closed for the season, it was opened on Sept.12 for Doggie Day Swim. Many of the dogs were from the PAWS of SW group, founded to build and […]
SWNA Fact Sheet
ONGOING CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OUR RESPONSE Lansburgh Park: vacant, abandoned, crime-ridden, inoperable facilities SWNA organized a community visioning charrette, lobbied DC to build tennis courts, and sponsored groups who’ve worked with us to fund, build and operate a community garden and dog park. We also organize and support events such as movie nights, tree planting, […]
Oops, Is that Your Poop?
On Saturday, July 13th, Paws of SW, the local community group formed to help bring a dog park to SW DC, organized a “Poop Patrol and Neighborhood Trash Pickup.” Members of the group met at the SW Duck Pond at 6th and I St to start the morning off with coffee and bagels and then […]
Running of the Chihuahuas
On May 4th, 2013, 96 Chihuahuas, their owners, and hundreds of spectators were at the Kastles Stadium for the 2nd Annual Running of the Chihuahuas. The event was put on by OnTap Magazine as a celebration of Cinco De Mayo and a fundraiser for the Paws of SW Dog Park Group. The centerpiece of the […]