Congratulations to Dozer (Doug and Gigi) and Louie (Richard and Joanne) for their first and second place win at the 2014 Helen Woodward Animal Center's Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon held at Dog Beach in Del Mar on September 7th, 2014.
Surf Dog Instructors
If you are a SoCal Surf Dog Member and would like to volunteer to be one of the select Surf Dog Instructors for the HWAC Surf Dog Clinics,
there is a manditory one hour Instructors Clinic
on Sunday, June 9th at 9:00 at Dog Beach in Del Mar.
Please contact me ASAP if you are interested!
If your dog got stung by a jelly fish, would you know what to do?
What if your pet started choking or cut his paw?
How can you ensure that the holidays will be safe and sane for you and your pets?
Here’s your chance to be your pet’s best friend and health ally.
Pet Tech certified instructor/animal behaviorists Arden Moore will be hosting a special Pet First Aid, CPR and Wellness Class on November 18, 2012
Sign up today – space is limited to the first 10!
The SoCal Surf Dogs are very excited about providing the very important class to all our members!
Pet First Aid, CPR and Care Course Description
Class Date: Sunday, November 18, 2012
Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Please arrive 5-10 minutes early as we start on time.
(A light lunch will be provided.)
Location: Peter Noll’s home, 11554 Parkhurst Square, San Diego, CA 92130. Gate code: 9431.
Course fee: $90 per person or $150 per couple from same household.
What will be covered: This hands-on training course will teach you a variety of skills that can be used to
stabilize a pet during an emergency and preventive care. You will learn Pet CPR, rescue breathing, first aid, restraining and muzzling, choking management, fractures/bleeding protocols, care for heatstroke, frostbite, poisoning, seizures, shock and more.
This special class will also cover: Water safety, including care for jellyfish stings, salt water dehydration and
drowning. Each student will have use of a demo dog and first aid supplies during class.
What to bring: Wear loose-fitting clothing, bring a notepad and pen.
What NOT to bring: Sorry NO pets – they are too cute and distractive. However, you will get to practice your skills on demo stuffed dogs AND Peter’s Nani and Kiki, plus Arden’s very tolerant cat, Zeki.
Homework assignment: Please send photos of your dogs and cats by November 14, as an email attachments to Arden (email@example.com).
We will salute all the pets in a special presentation at the beginning of class.
Please identify each pet by name.
Upon completion: You will receive the PetSaver handbook, Wallet Emergency Card, Pet First Aid Certificate valid for 2 years.
SIGN UP NOW! – Class is limited to the first 10 who register and payment in advance is required to secure a spot in class. To register, go to www.petfirstaid4u.com/schedule and click on the PAYPAL button for the November 18 class.
Deadline for sign up: November 14, 2012
Any questions? Contact instructor Arden Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her cell: 760 521-6931.
2013 HWAC Billbord Contest
Let the world know that your surf dog is a surfing star.
Your Surf Dog will have bragging rights when his or her picture appears on their very own giant billboard overlooking Highway 101.
It is only $5 per entry.
Then get all your friends to vote for your furry surfing star at only $1 a vote.
The photo that gets the most votes wins!
See this years rules and enter today at: www.animalcenter.org/billboard_contest_surfdog
Here are a few billboards from previous years:
San Diego Pets Magazine
Checkout the digital version of the August Edition
of San Diego Pets Magazine.
(Just click on the cover)
We want to welcome our two newest members Kiwi and Mookie!
Click on their Photos to check out their Profiles!
Practice for world record attempt.
Saturday, June 16, 2012, Scott Chandler will attempt to set 4 world records
at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort's Surf Dog Competition
by surfing the most dogs on one surfboard, the most dogs tandem with a human,
the most dogs with a human paddling on a SUP and the most dogs with more than one human.
The ASPCA is the beneficiary of this event.
On Sunday, June 10th 2012, the SoCal Surf Dogs joined Scott at Dog Beach in Del Mar
to practice the logistics required to make this happen.
The following dogs participated in the practice:
Back to front….
Nani, Stanley, Louie, Missy, Ollie Knute, Coco, Ricochet, Cleo, Kiwi, Mookie, Antonio, Jack and Zoe.
Don't forget that the
Purina Incredible Dog Challenge Surf Dog Competition
will be held this Friday, June 8th at 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
at Dog Beach in Ocean Beach, San Diego, California.
Come cheer on the Best of the Best as the go Nose to Nose
in Small Dog, Large Dog and Human / Dog Tandem heats.
The SoCal Surf Dogs will be well represented at this competition!
The event will be filmed for syndication on National Network Television
airing in the Fall.
If you have not signed your Surf Dog up for the Loews Coronado Bay Resort Surf Dog Competition yet,
Do It Now!!!
You can sign up for one of these 3 catagories:
Small Dog - up to 40 pounds
Large Dog - over 40 pounds
Tandem - Surf Dog and Owner
For more information, go to: http://loewssurfdog.blogspot.com/
To Register, go to: https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dHNlQm9Ld3otRmNQbE9mWXBFR2Jwd2c6%20MA