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Dog Days Peach Festival

Dog Days Peach Festival ~ Aug 9 & 10, 2014

Open 9am-6pm $10/child & $12/adult  Dogs are Free!
CSA & Fan Members FREE (Must be purchased by Friday, August 9 at 12:00pm or you Dog Days Obstacle Coursecan sign up when you arrive!)

This weekend the farm goes to the dogs! It may be the hottest part of the summer, but the Dog Days at Great Country are all about fun with your family and canine companions! Bring the whole family for a romp in the play area and to u-pick peaches in our orchard at the peak of perfection. We will have an impressive agility course, Doggie Olympic Games, and demonstrations that will keep tails a-waggin'! Bring your retriever’s favorite item to enjoy a dip in the pond. The first hundred pups to visit the farm will receive a doggie bag of goodies and coupons to bring home!

Doggie Business:  All canine companions are asked to bring their owners on a leash and sport their finest rabies certification tag or have proof with them. Canine drinking water available from our farm pump so bring a bowl to fill to keep Fido hydrated.  Please help make the day excellent for all our guests and clean up after your dog in all locations on the farm.  We are happy to provide scooping bags.

Schedule Both Saturday & Sunday:
10:00-3:00PM- Sit Stay Training's Obstacle Course

11:00AM- Vet Wagon Education Session
11:30AM- Ellen Zangla Photography Tips
2:00PM- Doggie Olympics- Musical Sit, Dog or Frog, Trick for a Treat
The Farm Market will be offering seasonal fresh produce, jams & jellies, honey, local meats, baked goods and great gift ideas from local artists! This weekend we will be featuring peach slushies, and peach pies.

The Roosteraunt will be open 11am-4pm serving up hand-dipped peach Ice Cream, ice cold drinks and burgers, hot dogs, BBQ sandwiches with classic coleslaw, Kettle Korn, baked goods including our delicious peach pies.

Don’t forget to visit our 5 acre play area!  Our 2800 sq ft Pumpkin Jumpin’ Pillow, Double Barrel 60’s slides, pedal cart track and rope swings will make your heart race! You can become a Maze Master by challenging each of our 4 mazes. See who can climb up the Rubber Ridge tractor tire mountain the fastest or romp in our Corn Bin. Get MOOOOvin by taking a ride on the Cow Train ($2). Have a close encounter with our farm animals and enjoy the new Triple Threat 80 foot slide!!

If you are interested in donating an item to our doggy bags or becoming a vendor (dog related) please contact us via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (540) 554-2073THANKS TO OUR 2013 SPONSORS

A Bark of Applause for our Retriever Sponsors!

  • Go Blue Ridge Travel: Go Blue Ridge Travel was created as a travel getaway guide for trip planning in the Northern Blue Ridge Shenandoah Valley.  From romantic getaway weekends, adventure vacations, destination weddings to corportate retreats, the Shenandoah Valley Blue Ridge Virginia rates as one of the best!
  • NOVA Dog Magazine: Northern Virginia Dog Magazine is an award-winning, regional publication dedicated to dog-lovers in Northern Virginia and the D.C. Metro area. Each issue celebrates the canine-human bond with informative and insightful articles on a broad range of topics important to every dog owner.
  • Sit Stay Dog Training: Sit Stay Dog Training is founded on providing and teaching you to be confident and comfortable training your dog.  We use everyday situations as learning and training experiences.

And a tail wag for our Terrier Level Sponsors too!

 Old Town Pet Resort



  • Vet Wagon: Focusing on preventative care and early detection, Vet Wagon provides a full range of samll animal medicine right in the comfort of your home (exclusing x-rays and surgery).  We focus on total pet wellness from your pet's birth through the end of life.
  • Joyful Dog: Working one-on-one with our clients and their dogs, we offer tools and techniques for creative communication and training, using body work, movement, and marker-based ("clicker") training.  Tellington TTouch® is at the heart of our work, offering gentle methods for reducing stress, building focus, and restoring physical and behavioral balance in companion animals.
  • Olde Towne Pet Resort:  Offers Premier Boarding for Dogs and cats.  At Olde Towne Pet Resort, we spare no detail in ensuring your pet’s comfort, safety, and joy. Whether you choose our location in Springfield or Dulles, you can rest assured of the highest quality care.
  • Karla the Dog is an adverturous, lovable Maltipoo who stars in her own educational book series based on state standards.  The first book is Karl the Dog: Deep Sea Adventure. Visit www.KarlatheDog.com for education worksheet, articles, pictures, resources and more.


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