Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Great Summer End: Calgary Pools Go To The Dogs

Dogs enjoy a frolic in Alberta, Canada swimming pools
on the day after they close to the public in the fall.  
In early September, the public pools in Calgary, Alberta, Canada close for the season, but the closing goes out with a furry grand finale.

Dogs are normally not welcome at public pools. The hair, the risk to swimmers, all that.

But the pools are now closed, and they have to be drained and cleaned for the winter anyway.

So they let the community's dogs take to the water, which gives the dogs a chance to frolic, and raises money for the local animal shelter.

I hope this idea spreads to other municipal pools.

You can see it's a lot of fun, as you can see from this video via the CBC:

No comments:

Post a Comment