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A basketball game between Spidey, a Chihuahua, and (Credit: Mary Kate Mahoney)

A basketball game between Spidey, a Chihuahua, and Ruby, a Teacup Yorkshire Terrier, was the highlight of Rick Caran's dog training performance at the Sagamore Hill Dog Day in Oyster Bay. (April 21, 2013)

Dog Day at Sagamore Hill

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site hosted its inaugural Dog Day, which included activities for dogs and their owners and a presentation by internationally recognized dog trainer Rick Caran.

Dog owners brought their leashed pets to the
(Credit: Mary Kate Mahoney)

Dog owners brought their leashed pets to the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site's Dog Day on Sunday for an afternoon filled with activities, crafts, training tips and contests. (April 21, 2013)

Dogs of all shapes and sizes, including this
(Credit: Mary Kate Mahoney)

Dogs of all shapes and sizes, including this group of tall Greyhounds, were present at the first Dog Day at the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site in Oyster Bay. (April 21, 2013)

A basketball game between Spidey, a Chihuahua, and
(Credit: Mary Kate Mahoney)

A basketball game between Spidey, a Chihuahua, and Ruby, a Teacup Yorkshire Terrier, was the highlight of Rick Caran's dog training performance at the Sagamore Hill Dog Day in Oyster Bay. (April 21, 2013)

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Dog trainer Rick Caran presented a show filled
(Credit: Mary Kate Mahoney)

Dog trainer Rick Caran presented a show filled with entertaining tricks, like having his Teacup Yorkshire Terrier Ruby retrieve a tissue after he sneezed, at the Sagamore Hill Dog Day in Oyster Bay. (April 21, 2013)

Children and adults lined up to watch guest
(Credit: Mary Kate Mahoney)

Children and adults lined up to watch guest presenter and dog trainer Rick Caran perform with his dogs Ruby and Spidey at the Sagamore Hill Dog Day in Oyster Bay. (April 21, 2013)

Members of Long Island Dog Owners Group Lou
(Credit: Mary Kate Mahoney)

Members of Long Island Dog Owners Group Lou Montan, of Westbury, President Ginny Munger Kahn, of Huntington, Peggy Heijmen, of Oyster Bay, Heijmen's dog Lilly and Vanda Azevedo, of Westbury, attended Sagamore Hill National Historic Site's Dog Day to advocate for the importance of dog parks and allowing leashed pets into Long Island's parks. (April 21, 2013)

More than 150 Long Islanders brought their dogs
(Credit: Mary Kate Mahoney)

More than 150 Long Islanders brought their dogs to the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site in Oyster Bay on Sunday for the inaugural Dog Day. (April 21, 2013)

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