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Dog-friendly restaurant hosts its own Dog Olympics in Alexandria

A portion of the proceeds from the games will go to benefit the Special Olympics

The Olympic games in Tokyo are coming to an end Sunday, but here in Virginia, it is all about the dogs.
The Olympic games in Tokyo are coming to an end Sunday, but here in Virginia, it is all about the dogs.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Olympic Games in Tokyo are coming to an end Sunday, but here in Virginia, it is all about the dogs.

The Dog Olympic Games took place in Alexandria Saturday.

Dogs of all kinds performed stunts and tricks, and of course, they even participated in a doggy costume contest.

Organizers say a portion of the proceeds from the games will go to benefit the Special Olympics.


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