San Diego Calendar of Events


Sunday, September 12th 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
IAMS 5th Annual Surf Dog Surf-a-Thon benefiting Helen Woodward Animal Center
Del Mar Dog Beach – Bring your dog and come surf!
Register online at

Surf DogSign up your Dog to surf in the surfing contest! Sign up for the Costume Contest! Sign up for Doo the Dah Costume Surfing Contest for Humans!
What If your dog doesn’t know how to surf?  No worries – we will be holding our Surf Clinics on August 7th, 14th, and 21st at Del Mar Beach from 9am -11am. Every participant will get personalized attention and a goodie bag! 

Check out some cool Video Links from last year:
Surf Dog Bobby Gorgeous – 2009 Dog Surfing Helen Woodward 
Buddy and Dozer the Surf Dogs Hang 10 Catching a Wave


Saturday, October 2, 2010 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Del Mar County Club
Honoring Madeleine & T. Boone Pickens for their dedication to animals across our land. Don’t miss this year’s gala benefit which commemorates the Humane Society’s 50 years of history in nurturing animals in need. You’re invited to celebrate with us to salute the heroes that have helped us along the way in our journey to nurture animals in need.

The evening will be emceed by NBC 7/39’s Jason Austell and will be filled with tantalizing food, exciting auctions, an entertaining jazz band and a great way to learn more about making a difference for the animals in your community. Please join us for the fun and bring a few friends. They’ll also be some special guest appearances joining in the fun that night!

For information on sponsoring this event or donating to our auction catalogue please email Nick Winfrey or call (760) 753-6413.


Thursday, November 25, 2010 7am
2010 Thanksgiving Day Run for the Hungry
Downtown San Diego starting at Petco Park

The 2010 Thanksgiving Day Run for the Hungry is a 5K & 10K walk/run/race that takes place in beautiful downtown San Diego. This great course starts at Petco Park and travels through the Historic Gaslamp Quarter and East Village.

A great way to start Thanksgiving Day, this family oriented event is perfect for everyone – all age groups and fitness levels. Dogs are welcome and costumes are encouraged! Proceeds from this charity event benefit the San Diego Food Bank and Foodmobile, a service of the Jewish Family Service of San Diego, to help feed the hungry in San Diego County as well as their four-legged friends.

Sponsored by PureFitness Sports Clubs, Kathy Loper Events, Jack-in-the-Box, Sysco, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Viejas Casino (sponsorship opportunities are still available!)

Participants are encouraged to dress up as well as their dogs! There will be a doggie costume contest!
Benefiting San Diego Food Bank and Foodmobile, a service of Jewish Family Service
For more information see:


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