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Pet of the Week September 11th, 2008


Helen Woodward Animal Center

September/October 2008 Events and Appearances Calendar

For more information or to arrange interviews contact John Van Zante: 858-756-4117 x 335 or email:

OPEN Everyday; 11AM to 6PM

Fall For a New Love
Helen Woodward Animal Center kennels and cattery are open everyday 11 am to 6 pm at 6461 El Apajo Road in Rancho Santa Fe. Call 858-756-4117, Option # 1 or log onto

Come in or order online. Pet food, supplies, gifts, cards and a little more. Located inside Helen Woodward Animal Center, 6461 El Apajo Road in Rancho Santa Fe. Store Hours: 11-6 Daily. Call 858-756-4117 x 334. NEW! Shop on-line at

All proceeds support the non-profit operation of Helen Woodward Animal Center

Donate "PHONES FOR BONES!" at Helen Woodward Animal Center!

Lend a helping paw. Recycle your used cell phones at Helen Woodward Animal Center, 6461 El Apajo Road, Rancho Santa Fe. For more information call Trisha St. George at 858-756-4117 x 379.

Won't You Be My NEIGH-Bor?

Helen Woodward Animal Center's Therapeutic Riding Department is looking for a space to house our horses while we continue to provide stable therapeutic programs for people facing physical and mental challenges. A donation of the space would be generous, but leasing is an option. For more information or to come out and see how this program works: contact Alicia Roe; Therapeutic Riding Manager 858-756-0667; e-mail:

Sunday, September 07th, 2008; 9:00AM - 2:00 PM:
3rd Annual "Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon" benefiting Helen Woodward Animal Center.

It's a non-competitive event that will bring a wave of support for animals and people served by Helen Woodward Animal Center. The event includes a ½ hour dog surfing contest and a "Beach Bum and Bikini Babe Canine Costume Contest". For more information call Nedra Abramson at 858-756-4117 x 312 or log on to

Helen Woodward Animal Center has several part-time and full-time Staff opportunities. Employees must be at least 16 years of age. For more information: and click on employment or call Megan McCarty at 858-756-4117, ext. 352.

PETCO Park Adoption Sundays - September 28, 2008
Visit Helen Woodward Animal Center at the Adoption Kiosk located in Power Alley till 6th Inning! Game time starts 1:05pm. Bark at the Park and stop by to say 'Hello'! For more information Call Trisha St. George at 858-756-4117 x-379


Nearly 14,000 Served Annually - Helen Woodward Animal Center's AniMeals program needs YOUR pet food donation TODAY… (Particularly canned food and senior and sensitive stomach food for both dogs and cats) AniMeals feeds 260 pets of elderly or disabled San Diegans each week. Donate food at Helen Woodward Animal Center, in the AniMeals bins at participating PETCO and Vons stores, or hold your own AniMeals pet food drive. Contact AniMeals Manager Cheryll Anders at 858-756-4117 x 341 or email


FIRST FRIENDS at Helen Woodward Animal Center! September 2008

Little critter lovers ages 2 to 5 hop, slither and feel fur during First Friends class at Helen Woodward Animal Center. This parent-participation class is ideal if your family is planning to adopt a pet. Introduce your little ones to proper pet etiquette! Cost: $12 per child per class For more information visit Helen Woodward Animal Center at 6461 El Apajo Road in Rancho Santa Fe, call for class schedule 858-756-4117 ext. 318 or log onto

Celebrate your child's birthday at Helen Woodward Animal Center. It's the perfect party for your little party animals! For more information about a very special and fun birthday call Helen Woodward Animal Center's Education department at 858-756-4117 ext. 318. Reservations are required for all birthday parties!


2008 VOLUNTEER ORIENTATIONS; Saturdays 9:00AM - Noon:
SAVE THE DATES to Volunteer at Helen Woodward Animal Center September 27th, December 13th. Volunteer opportunities are available for people age 14 and up. To receive an application contact Volunteer Manager Lori Piccirillo at 858-756-4117, ext. 305

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