Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Woofstock 2010

Woofstock 2010: The biggest dog festival in Humboldt County kicks off August 22 with the 15th Annual Mutt Strut - a Dog Parade through Old Town where canines and their human companions raise pledges to help homeless animals. Don't miss the dog contests - including the Weenie Dunking Contest, Best Costume, Dog/Owner Look-Alike, Best Wag and Cutest Dog! Visit the vendor village, with dog (and cat)-themed arts & crafts, plus local animal rescues featuring adoptable pets. Delicious food, locally brewed beer, and homemade margaritas - plus fabulous raffle prizes! Best of all, you can bring your 4-legged friend. Cost: $15 Adults/$10 SHS Members

Schedule for Aug 22:
10:00am - Mutt Strut Registration
10:00am - Weenie Dunking Contest Begins (runs all day)
11:00am - Mutt Strut Dog Parade Begins
12:00pm - Dog Contests Begin:
Cutest Dog
Best Wag
Best Costume
Dog/Owner Look-Alike
1:30pm - Quacks for KEET Duck Race
2:30pm - Blue Rhythm Revue
4:00pm - Quicksilver Messenger Service

Woofstock 2009 w/Jackie Greene (YouTube)

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

EPA To Issue Warning For Flea and Tick Control Products for Pets

EPA announces a public Webcast (March 17, 2010, 4-6 pm ET) on incidents related to pet spot-on products.Adverse reactions reported range from mild effects such as skin irritation to more serious effects such as seizures and, in some cases, death of the pet...more