Pet Tales

See some fashions and help out some pets in need

pettales@thetribunenews.comJanuary 10, 2013 

A Save Our Tails Fashion Show, to benefit North County Humane Society, will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on Jan. 18 at Best Western Colony Hall in Atascadero. Event includes fashions by Kelly’s Casuals, appetizers and wine. $10 donation assists with the daily care of animals at North County Humane Society. For more information, call 461-1800 or 466-5403.

Military dogs on film

“Always Faithful,” a documentary about U.S. Marine Corps dog teams on the front lines of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, will show at 7 p.m. on Feb. 7 at the Park Cinemas as a fundraiser for Sherwood Dog Park of Paso Robles.

Director and cinematographer Harris Done and U.S. Marine and dog handler Mike Dowling will attend and introduce the film at 7 p.m., following a wine reception at 6 p.m.

Tickets are $12 through Feb. 6 and $15 at the door. For information and tickets, call 239-4437 or visit  .

Dog park social

Vineyard Dog Park of Templeton will be celebrating its four-year anniversary with a coffee social at the dog park from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Feb. 9. Coffee and pastries will be served. The event is free. Rain cancels.

Vineyard Dog Park is at 1010 Semillon Lane in Templeton.

For information, visit, or call 239-4437.

Horse adventures

Adventures with Gentle Horses children’s camps will be from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 16 and April 6 at Heaven Can Wait Equine Sanctuary.

Children ages 5 to 12 will learn basic equine manners, body language, safety skills and round pen activities.

Heaven Can Wait is at 6275 Cerros Pioneros in San Miguel. Cost is $25 per child; for families, $15 for the first child, $10 for the second. For more information or to register, visit

Adopt a kitty

The Feline Network holds cat and kitten adoptions from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday at the Petco in the Madonna Plaza Shopping Center in San Luis Obispo. Cats and kittens are spayed or neutered, tested and vaccinated. The adoption fee is $60 for one or $80 for two. A free vet exam is included.

For more information, call 549-9228 or visit

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