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APTOS All Star Dog Run/Walk Training Program – October 23rd September 8, 2011

Fleet Feet Sports in Aptos

is holding its first ever All Dog Run/Walk Training Program!

The actual Run will be held October 23rd at

The Nisene Mark Redwood State Park.

Training starts every Sunday at 8am and every Wednesday at 7pm to build endurance for both parties.

Cost is $65, and if you would like to register for the race at the same time, the cost is $100. The event fundraises

The Morris Animal Foundation,

and a portion of the training group will be donated as well.

Sign Up Here:

All Star Dog Run/Walk Training Sign Up


October 31st – Peace of Mind Dog Rescue – Halloween Party October 30, 2010

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Peace of Mind Dog Rescue
A Bloodhound

We hope to see you at the Abalonetti Halloween Party and Dog Costume Contest. It is sure to be a Howl-ing good time! Dress up your pup and yourself, if you’d like, and head down to Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey for a great time and even better – to raise money for the dogs (Proceeds will benefit both POMDR and AFRP).

The party takes place on Halloween Day – Sunday October 31 from 1-3 pm at Abalonetti Restaurant on the wharf. (Show your Monterey County Driver License for two hours free parking in the wharf parking lot.)

There will be raffle prizes, contest prizes, dog treats, and people treats as well as “no host” spooky Halloween Drinks!

There is room for 50 dogs on the pet-friendly patio. It’s $10 to enter the costume contest. Categories are – Scariest Dog, Funniest Dog, Best in Show, Best Person/Dog duo. Register your pup for the costume contest on line (You will be directed to the AFRP website to register).

See you there!Don’t Forget!

Don't Forget!

Win an
Autumn Cozy-Up
Gift Basket!

Autumn Gift Basket

Valued at $1,400

Tickets $5 each or 5 for $20

Drawing on November 13!
To see the basket contents, to purchase tickets, and for more info, click here!

Peace of Mind is dedicated to finding new loving homes for dogs whose guardians can no longer care for them due to illness, death, or other challenging circumstances, and to finding homes for senior dogs in animal shelters.

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AFRP’s “My Best Friend” Poetry Contest September 24, 2010

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AFRP is excited to announce their first “My Best Friend” Poetry Contest, sponsored by the East Village Coffee Lounge in Monterey, honoring the special relationships between people and their “animal friends”.

The top three poems will be awarded prizes, read at the Annual Holiday Party on December 5th at the Hyatt Regency in Monterey and published in our spring newsletter.

Deadline for submissions is November 15, 2010.

Click Here for more information on submitting a poem.

Thank you to our contest sponsor:
East Village Coffee Lounge

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ALL STAR DOG RUN – OCTOBER 9th – APTOS September 23, 2010

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Redwood trees in the Forest of Nisene Marks.

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Saturday, October 09, 2010 @ 9:00 AM

Aptos Village Park/Forest of Nisene Marks State Park
100 Aptos Creek Road at Soquel Drive

Adult w/dog $45; Youth w/dog $35; Adult solo $40; Youth solo $30; Special PACK PRICE! (10% off each entry when 5 or more registered at same time)

Registration Closing Date
Friday, October 08, 2010 @ 11:59 PM

Course is flat to rolling, out-and-back through the Redwoods, on mix of pavement and fire roads. Race is rain or shine. Every entry contributes to our sponsorship of Morris Animal Foundation studies.

Additional Information
We put the WAG in schwag! Entry fee includes a stellar finisher medal, T-shirt, and super doggie bags! Great prizes to top three finishers of 5k and 10k races and top youth (14 and under). Special awards for largest and smallest canine competitors. And we’ve got a post-race expo full of treats for man & his best friends!

*Every dog entry contributes to Morris Animal Foundation Studies

CLICK HERE for More Info.

All Star Dog Run