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A handful of Local Halloween Events this weekend … October 27, 2012

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5th Annual Howl-o-ween Celebration

Saturday, October 27 12-3pm

144 Hitchcock Road, Salinas

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Carmel-by-the-Sea Birthday Celebration & Halloween Parade

Saturday, October 27 – Parade begins at 11am

Sunset Center 831-620-2020

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Doggy Halloween Party at Frederick Street Park

Celebrate Halloween with a gathering of neighbors, friends and their dogs. This dog-centric Halloween party includes a dog costume parade, goodies to eat and social time for all who attend.

WHEN: 2-4 p.m.

WHERE: Frederick Street Park, Santa Cruz

COST: Free

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Zoom Room Howl-O-Ween Party

October 28 – Pacific Grove

Zoom Room in Pacific Grove is holding its annual
Howl-O-Ween party and fundraiser on Sunday October 28th from 2-4pm.
This dog friendly event will include costume contests, doggie games and prizes, tasty treats,adoptable dogs, and Halloween portraits. The event will be a ton of fun for the whole family.
Admission for the event is ten dollars and all proceeds will support Peace of Mind Dog Rescue
register online at Zoomroom.me/mbay or can call the zoom room directly at (831)717-4580.

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2010 Halloween Dog Parade from Joyce Lewandowski on Vimeo.

 

what YOU need to know about Coyotes August 4, 2012

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Here are some great reads about our neighbor, The Coyote.

Coyotes are beautiful creatures.

It’s only natural to hunt. So, be smart and educate yourself on how to protect our neighbor, The Coyote, and your pets.

WILDRESCUE’S BLOG: GOD’S DOG

THE DAILY COYOTE

The Daily Coyote – Home from daily coyote on Vimeo.

 

Flying Dogs … July 27, 2012

Doggone Dirty Dock Diving is hosting a dock diving event with Splash Dogs August 13 & 14 in Hollister, CA. Click here for a Newcomer’s Guide.

Click on Photo for Video

 

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

 

Another Dog Agility Event – July 15 – 17th York School – Monterey July 13, 2011

Agility

Dog Agility

Another Dog Agility Event This Weekend

Come check it out!

(starts at 8:00 am)

15 – 17 JULY 2011
USDAA Test – Monterey, California
SMART
York School (off Hwy 68)

Hosted by SMART: Salinas-Monterey Agility Racing Team

Agility On The Greens

Event Coverage: Here’s an article published in The Herald in Monterey County:

Jumping Dogs Show Their Agility

 

Homemade DOG TREATS at Joan and Peter’s German Restaurant, San Juan Bautista July 8, 2011

JOAN STARTED BAKING HER OWN WHOLESOME DOG TREATS! THEY ARE A CHICKEN LIVER and GROUND BEEF COMBINATION WITH EGGS, OATS, CARROTS, GARLIC POWDER AND CHICKEN STOCK.  THERE’S ALWAYS A FEW BAGS IN THE FREEZER.  A 10 OUNCE BAG IS 5 DOLLARS. TREAT YOUR OWN BEST FRIEND AFTER YOU COME HOME FROM DINNER, OR DINE ON THE OUTSIDE PATIO WITH YOUR DOG ON MILD AFTERNOONS.  NOTE THAT THEIR DOG TREATS ARE WHEATFREE!!

They also carry “TASTE OF THE WILD” dry dog food at a very competitive price!

Joan & Peter’s German Restaurant

831.623-4521

call for hours

 

Dog Agility this Fourth of July Weekend – Manzanita Park – Prunedale July 2, 2011

An Australian Shepherd doing agility at the Ro...

Agility

Wanting to know what Dog Agility is all about? Here’s your chance….visit Manzanita Park this weekend in Prunedale for a 3-day fun, filled Dog Sport event.

2 – 4 JULY 2011
USDAA Test – Prunedale, California
The Bay Team
Manzanita Park (17100 Castroville Blvd)

First runs start at 8:00 am and continue throughout the day. Bring your dog and check it out. You just might get addicted.

Here’s a few interesting Agility related Blogs:

LoLaBlu Land

The Days of Johann, an agility dog!

Elite Forces of Fuzzy Destruction