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Amanda, a 7-year-old Goldendoodle, enjoys a head scratch (Credit: Tara Conry)

Amanda, a 7-year-old Goldendoodle, enjoys a head scratch from her owner, Barbara Striegel, 59, of Smithtown, while on an educational walking tour of Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead. (Sept. 2, 2013)

'Vines and Canines' at Martha Clara Vineyards

About 20 dogs and their owners spent the morning of Labor Day touring Martha Clara Vineyards during its "Vines and Canines" program, which asked the participants to donate nonperishable pet food items to donate to local animal shelters and rescue groups.

Lisa Germano, 40, of West Babylon, explores Martha
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Lisa Germano, 40, of West Babylon, explores Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead with her Boxer, Tyson, 1, during a walking tour on Labor Day. (Sept. 2, 2013)

Retired racing dogs Ramesses and Nefertiti attend the
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Retired racing dogs Ramesses and Nefertiti attend the "Vines and Canines" walking tour at Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead with their owner Tom Tulipan who works with Greyhound Friends of New Jersey to find homes for rescued Greyhounds. (Sept. 2, 2013)

Gizmo, a 2-year-old long-haired Chihuahua from Garden City
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Gizmo, a 2-year-old long-haired Chihuahua from Garden City Park, and Tyson, a 1-year-old Boxer from West Babylon, get acquainted with one of the Clydesdales at Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead. (Sept. 2, 2013)

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Finn, a 3-year-old Golden Retriever from Middle Island,
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Finn, a 3-year-old Golden Retriever from Middle Island, meets one of the Clydesdales at Martha Clara Vineyards during a "Vines and Canines" walk in Riverhead. (Sept. 2, 2013)

Juan Micieli-Martinez, general manager and winemaker at Martha
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Juan Micieli-Martinez, general manager and winemaker at Martha Clara Vineyards, leads pet owners and their pooches on an educational walk through the vineyard in Riverhead. (Sept. 2, 2013)

Jacqueline Von Urff, 60, of Dix Hills, enjoys
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Jacqueline Von Urff, 60, of Dix Hills, enjoys a tour of Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead with her 4-year-old Cockapoo, Penny. (Sept. 2, 2013)

Visitors to Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead enjoy
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Visitors to Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead enjoy the sights and local history while walking their dogs through the vineyards. (Sept. 2, 2013)

Halfway through their Labor Day tour of Martha
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Halfway through their Labor Day tour of Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead, the pooches receive some non-alcoholic refreshments. (Sept. 2, 2013)

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Amanda, a 7-year-old Goldendoodle, enjoys a head scratch
(Credit: Tara Conry)

Amanda, a 7-year-old Goldendoodle, enjoys a head scratch from her owner, Barbara Striegel, 59, of Smithtown, while on an educational walking tour of Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead. (Sept. 2, 2013)

Pat Fischetti, 63, of Rocky Point, listens intently
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Pat Fischetti, 63, of Rocky Point, listens intently to information about the history of Long Island while touring Martha Clara Vineyards with her Yorkie Poo, Annabelle, 7. (Sept. 2, 2013)

Rocky Point's William Behr, 49, and his Chocolate
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Rocky Point's William Behr, 49, and his Chocolate Lab, Hazel, 6, relax during one of their many walking tours of Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead. (Sept. 2, 2013)

Bill Howard, 36, and his wife, Marianne Howard,
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Bill Howard, 36, and his wife, Marianne Howard, 36, of Middle Island, pose for a photo with their Golden Retrievers, Charlie and Finn during, a Labor Day tour of Martha Clara Vineyards. (Sept. 2, 2013)

More than 20 dogs and their owners spent
(Credit: Tara Conry)

More than 20 dogs and their owners spent Labor Day morning getting a tour of Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead as part of the "Vines and Canines" program. (Sept. 2, 2013)

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