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Dog Day at Sagamore Hill

A basketball game between Spidey, a Chihuahua, and

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) Photo Credit: Mary Kate Mahoney

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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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 trainer Rick Caran presented a show filled
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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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