Make It A Date

Spring 2016.


Pet First Aid Awareness Month

April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month, a perfect time to encourage and ensure that you have the skills necessary to take care of your furry family member. Your pet is surrounded by hazards, and these dangers sometimes lead to serious accidents, so take the time to learn pet first aid and save your pet’s life in an emergency.

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Play, Adopt & Learn

FACE Foundation and San Diego Humane Society.

Pet lovers from San Diego united for a day of fun at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Guests had a chance to adopt animals, learn more about organizations who are making difference among them the FACE Foundation and San Diego Humane Society as well as shop the latest trends.

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Bunny lovers united for the annual Bunnyfest to benefit San Diego House Rabbit Society at Balboa Park. Attendees brought their bunnies in harnesses, on strollers and holding them in their hands for a fun-filled afternoon of bunny-themed vendors, veterinarians, agility demonstrations and more. All funds benefit abandoned bunnies cared for at the SDHRS Adoption Center.

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San Diego’s FACE Foundation

Calling All Veterinarians!

The Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE) is on a mission to save lives. FACE’s Executive Director Brooke Haggerty has packed her bags and hit the road with FACE mascot “Bella.” Next stops: every veterinary hospital in San Diego County. FACE is a San Diego non-profit that works with local veterinarians to save lives of pets in need of emergency care. Out of over 200 San Diego veterinary hospitals, FACE has partnered with 115 to assist critically ill or injured pets through their Save-a-Life Program. Through outreach to new potential partners, FACE hopes to expand their Save-a-Life Program to ensure that no pet is left behind.

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Make It A Date - Winter 2016

January: Adopt a Rescued Bird Month.

Happy Adopt A Rescued Bird Month! There are thousands of companion birds that are abandoned each year and are in need of loving and permanent homes. This January we encourage you to consider adopting a bird or volunteering at a local bird rescue and giving of your time.

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Doggie Street Festival

San Diego's own homegrown Doggie Street Festival was the perfect event for pet lovers to have a great time with their dogs and meet rescue groups to help get dogs and cats adopted. This public service adopt-a-thon and companion animal celebration provides a shopping extravaganza, specialty vendors and partners such as Veterinary Specialty Hospital, SoftSurg, SNAP San Diego, Petco Unleashed and the San Diego Humane Society and more were in attendance.

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Holidays with your Pets

Discover all the places in San Diego to bring your dog and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year, the Holidays!

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Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon

The 10th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon Dog Surfing Competition took place on a sunny Sunday in Del Mar. Surf dogs and their families came out to help us raise funds and awareness for orphaned pets.

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