All creatures, big and small, get blessed

Dawn Galente went to the event with Cappy, an 8-month-old beagle-French bull dog mix. Rev. Matthew Calkins gave his blessing to the dog. Photo by Judith O’Hara Balfe

MILLBROOK— The Blessing of the Animals is a tradition that occurs around the world. On Sunday, Oct. 7, it occurred in Millbrook, at Trevor Zoo, and for some smaller, domesticated animals, it also took place at Grace Episcopal Church.

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