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WASHINGTON, DC September 7: Sassy, a four year old mix breed, takes a... News PhotoAnimal,Annual Event,Confidence,Dog,Event,Horizontal,Human Interest,Partnership,Sponsor,Swimming,USA,Washington DC,WinterPhotographer Collection: The Washington Post 2013 The Washington PostWASHINGTON, DC September 7: Sassy, a four year old mix breed, takes a break from swiming during the fifth annual Doggie Day swim at Upshur Pool on Arkansas Avenue in Northwest Washington.The event which allows dogs to swim in the pools before they are drained for the winter s sponsored by the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Department of Health and the Washington Humane Society on September 7, 2013 in Washington, DC (Photo by Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post via Getty Images)