Universal Studios Hollywood Unleashes Grinchmas Pet Adoption Event

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Hoping to land a starring role in the life of a loving pet parent, California canines from L.A. area shelters will play a part in Universal Studios Hollywood’s annual Grinchmas celebration. For the third consecutive year, families can find a new furry friend during Max to the Rescue: Have a Heart Adoption Fair, which will […]

spcaLA’s Party on the Pier, Santa Monica, CA, November 15, 2012

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Animal lovers are invited to be party animals at a West Coast wonderland on November 15th as spcaLA celebrates 135 years of protecting our four-pawed pals. An evening of play with a purpose at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will include light vegetarian fare, a soft drink and an option of beer or […]

Room to Run Announces More Winners!

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The Nutro Company has just announced round two of winners in the Room to Run program that will be awarding 30 dog parks $2,000 grants. The first eight winners were named last month and now the second batch has been released: Independence Community Dog Park in Independence, OR Half Moon Bay Dog Park in Half […]

Words, Wine and Wags, Costa Mesa, CA, October 13, 2012

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On October 13th dog devotees will raise their glasses in a toast to our tail-wagging chums as author Teresa Rhyne reads passages from The Dog Lived (And So Will I), the true tale of one woman’s fight against breast cancer and her doggedly devoted beagle Seamus, whose own ultimate triumph over the disease helped his […]

Bark at the Park, Lancaster, CA, October 6-7, 2012

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Celebrating 20 years of raising awareness of proper pet parenting and funds for orphan Fidos and felines in the L.A. area, dog devotees are invited to a day of play with a purpose. Celebrity Spotting Her portrayal of a possessed child in The Exorcist made movie audiences’ blood run cold, but today Linda Blair’s charitable […]

Words, Wine and Wags, Riverside, CA, September 30, 2012

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As author Teresa Rhyne reads from her memoir The Dog Lived (And So Will I) at the upcoming fundraiser Words, Wine & Wags, dog devotees will toast the triumphant tale of one woman’s fight against breast cancer and the beagle who battled through his own bout with the disease and helped his human Mom win […]

Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon, Del Mar, CA, September 9, 2012

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Catching waves to raise funds for a paws cause, Spots are stoked for the start of the 7th Annual Helen Woodward Animal Center Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon. On September 9th the sands of Dog Beach in Del Mar, California will be covered in the paw prints of pups who will make a big impression on the […]

Helter Skelter Fundraiser, Upland, CA, August 25, 2012

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A faux Fab Four will help raise funds for our four-legged friends at the Helter Skelter fundraiser on August 25th. The adorable adoptables residing at Sunny Oasis Rescue for Dachshunds and Friends will get by with a little help from their friends Abbey Road, a Beatles tribute band which chronicles the career of the lads […]

FlipKey’s 10 Great Dog-Friendly Accommodations

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Well, you know how much we love lists…so when FlipKey, a TripAdvisor company, approached us about running a list of 10 of their favorite dog-friendly properties, our ears perked up right away. With over 120,000 rental properties in more than 7,000 locations worldwide, FlipKey has a lot to select from but  this online vacation rental […]

Wineries Welcome Four-Legged Friends

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Wine tasting isn’t just about thoughtfully sipping vintages to look for hints of cherry, pepper and blackberry. These days, it’s also about bringing your best buddy along — the four-legged kind. Vetstreet.com and its deputy editor, Liz Ozaist, have rounded up eight wineries across the country that not only allow pooches on property, but also […]