Pet Tales

Animals get social at SLO’s pet events

pettales@thetribunenews.comJuly 10, 2014 

Velcro, an 8-year-old border collie mix from Pismo Beach, dries off at Parks-4-Pups' annual Dog Splash Days at the Templeton Community Pool.

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Evening social at the dog park

The Sherwood Dog Park board will be serving lemonade and popsicles at a social from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Dogs and their owners are invited to cool off and meet the dog park board members. Sherwood Dog Park is at 290 Scott St., in Paso Robles.

Volunteers needed at area dog parks

Vineyard and Sherwood dog parks are in need of volunteers. Volunteers can “adopt” one day a month to visit the park; chores take about 20 minutes. For more information, call 239-9776, 239-4437 or email volunteers@sherwooddogpark.com or info@parks4pups.org.

Splash Days registration

Early registration for Dog Splash Days, Sept. 5 to 7, at Templeton Community Pool begins Tuesday. Admission is $15 per dog through Sept. 3; and $20 through and including the day of the event. For details, visit www.parks4pups.org. This year’s event includes a raffle to benefit Vineyard Dog Park in Templeton. Donations are needed for the raffle table. For more information, call 239-4437.

Upcoming horse show

The Central Coast of California Arabian Horse Association will hold an Open All Breed Horse Show on Sept. 7 and Oct. 19 at Buckley Stable Arena in San Luis Obispo. Events include jumping, English, Western, trail, halter and showmanship. For more information, call 466-1138 or visit www.cccaha.org.

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