Dog Friendly- Water day, parties, HowlOween

Oct 5, 2011 in Animals, Lost Pet, Events, Miscellany

This is our monthly Dog Friendly email that highlights news, events and a few Halloween events for you and your beloved canine. Want to keep up with local dog events, dog friendly businesses- check out Dog Friendly Santa Rosa on Facebook.

DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park needs doggy bags for waste pick up… just bring them to the dog park and hang them on the fence. We’ll take them from there.

October 8th, Saturday- Doggy Water Day at Spring Lake Park Back by Popular Demand! The Swimming Lagoon will again be turned into a leash-free dog park for the day. Don’t miss out. o Donations help cover the cost of pet waste bags at Spring Lake Park! Parks Members – $3 per dog Non-Members – $5 per dog. For more info: (707) 539-8092 Special Note: Only dogs will be allowed to swim during this event. Location: Spring Lake Swimming Lagoon 393 Violetti Drive Santa Rosa, CA Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Doggy Water Day

Doggy Water Day at Spring Lake

Doggy Water Day at Spring Lake

October 9th, Sunday-  West End Poodle Party. The Poodles are ready to party! Poodles, Poodle fusions and any Poodle friendly dog is invited to attend. The West End Poodle Party is held the 2nd Sunday of every month. If rain cancels, next Poodle party will be following month on the 2nd Sunday. Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park 819 Donahue Street. Time: 11 a.m. Facebook

Poodle Madness

Poodle Madness

October 16th, Sunday- Pug Play Day is on third Sunday of every month. Location: DeTurk Round Barn Dog Park 819 Donahue Street. Time: Oct – May –  Meet at 3 p.m. for more info: lhoward@sonic.net

October 29th, Saturday- HowlOween Pet Party. Dog costume contest, dog trick or treating, games, K9 demos and more! $10 donation per dog all proceeds benefit So. Humane Society. Dogs on leash. Location: Sonoma Humane Society 5345 Hwy 12 West Time: 1-4 p.m. www.SonomaHumane.org 542-0882

HowlOween Pet Party

HowlOween Pet Party

October 29th, Saturday- 11th Annual Howl-o-Ween Dog Parade Activities Include: Dog Parade, Dog Costume Contest, Kid Games with Prizes, Face Painting, Raffles, Mobile Pet Adoptions and more! Purchase Advance Tickets: $10 entry Fee for Dog Parade/ Children Free Early Sign-ups are recommended at Healdsburg Dog House 212 Healdsburg Ave. 707-431-1044 or The Healdsburg Animal Shelter 570 Westside Rd. 707-431-3386 Location: Plaza Park Downtown Healdsburg, CA Time: 12pm-2pm

A Guide to Bringing Your Dog to the So. Co. Parks – Regional Parks. The So. Co. Regional Parks allows dogs in all our county parks except the swimming areas at Healdsburg Veterans Memorial Beach and Spring Lake Regional Park and the hiking trails at Shiloh Regional Park. Dogs must remain on leash and under control at all times. Carry proof of rabies vaccination with you. Dogs can run freely at the Elizabeth Perrone Dog Park, located at Sonoma Valley Regional Park, Animal Care Center Dog Park, located at Ragle Ranch Regional Park, and Ernie Smith Dog Park at Ernie Smith Community Park. For complete info: http://www.sonoma-county.org/parks/Dogs_off_leash.htm Additional info about dog parks in So. Co.

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center– Your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think that your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435. A $65 consultation fee may be applied to your credit card.

Thinking of adopting a new dog or adding another dog to your pack? So. Co. Animal Care has several adoption specials such as Tiny Dog Tuesday (2o lbs. or less for $25), Back in Black Wednesday (Black dog, puppy for $25) and more! For more info Fall Adoption Specials

The West End Neighborhood where urbanism, preservation, art and Pet Friendly people come together! For the latest updates, crime alerts, full calendar of events and photos- go tothe West End Neighborhood website. Click Here!