the Dog about Town: the Canada Day long weekend of June 29nd, 2013


have been

following the news

closely and our thoughts continue to be

with all those affected by the flooding here in southern Alberta.

the City of Calgary has recommended that folks stay off the roads to let emergency services respond in a timely fashion.

so once again this is a good weekend to stay where you are.

here’s a link to the Canadian Red Cross Guide to Flood Recovery.

for up to date information from the City of  Calgary here is the link to their News Blog.

the Canadian Red Cross is in need of volunteers and has set up this link for local residents to register for short-term volunteering positions.

The Stay Where You’re At With Friends and Family  Canada Day Long Weekend

Date:  Saturday, Sunday & holiday Monday:  June 29, 30 & July 1st , 2013

Location:  Where You’re At

Time:  All Day

                             Cost:  Free


the weather in Calgary this weekend should be

hot and mostly sunny with

pop up showers


for everyone’s safety please consider staying near home.


people’s forecast:  bring a raincoat and a hat.  mostly sunny with a chance of afternoon showers

doggy temperatures:  bring LOTS of water & DO NOT leave me in the car! ~ highs 25 to 29 Celsius / lows 14 Celsius

off leash conditions:  bath time extremely likely.  ~  flooding, big puddles and muddy at most parks

sunrise / sunset:  05:24 AM / 9:55PM

bugs:  high to extreme

UV:  high / sunscreen recommended