August 26 is National Dog Day, when dog lovers from all over are encouraged to celebrate man's best friend with some extra love.
If you're looking to adopt a dog, The Animal Lover's League of Glen Cove animal shelter is located on 40 Shore Rd. Visit them online here.
Here are some ideas for places to take your pet today or any other day: Shirwill Trim Shop 110 School St Glen Cove One of LI's first grooming salons offers a spa package.
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site 20 Sagamore Hill Road Oyster Bay Home to Theodore Roosevelt, our 26th President, for 34 years, this beautiful estate welcomes guests to tour the mansion, explore the grounds, or hike down a nature trail to the harbor. Dogs are not allowed in the buildings, but they are allowed on the grounds and on the trails. Dogs must be on no more than a 6 foot leash and be cleaned up after at all times. Dogfriendly.com
Petco 227 Forest Ave Glen Cove Petco offers most supplies that your dog may need at home or on a trip. Your licensed and well-behaved leashed dog is allowed in the store. Dogfriendly.com
Old Bethpage Village Restoration 1303 Round Swamp Rd Old Bethpage In October 2009, Nassau County added a dog run at Old Bethpage Village Restoration, near the entrance to the property. There are separate areas for large and small dogs. Drinking water is provided for pooches from a green rainwater collection system. On Sept. 8, American Cancer Society will be holding a special event at the Restoration honoring the canine caregiving qualities. Bringfido.com
Coindre Hall 101 Browns Road Huntington Coindre Hall is a mansion in the style of a medieval French château constructed in 1912 for pharmaceutical magnate George McKesson Brown. It overlooks 34 acres of rolling land including a boathouse on the north shore of Long Island adjacent to Long Island Sound. Many people bring their dogs to frolic and play in the hills of the "backyard" of the mansion. Bringfido.com
Petland Discounts 214-m Glen Cove Avenue Cvs Shopping Center Petland Discounts offers most supplies that your dog may need at home or on a trip. Your licensed and well-behaved leashed dog is allowed in the store.