Lots of people have their pets blessed on St Francis of Assissi Day.
That being October 4, which is a Saturday this year.
Since my dog is always up for another car ride, it seemed to make sense to head over to the Franciscan Monatery in (Brookland)Washington, DC this year.
The info is:
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014
Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land (upper gardens)
1400 Quincy Street NE, Washington, DC 20017
If you need directions, or anything more, find them here
The grounds are also quiet if you just want to stroll, either with the dog, or the child, or just yourself.