Counting Down to the Surf Dog Surf-a-Thon

Scooble counts down to Helen Woodward's 5th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon. With over 70 surfing pooches, 4000 attendees, and international coverage this year's event is sure to be entertaining.

San Diego, CA, July 28, 2010 --( Helen Woodward Animal Center will host their 5th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon Contest on Sunday, September 12th from 8 am to 3:00 pm at North Beach, 3200 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA.

Doggie yoga will kick off the event at 8:00 am, followed by surfing at 8:30 am. A canine costume contest will begin at 10:00 am and a human surfing costume contest will take place at 11:45 am. Scooble and Helen Woodward’s adoptable dogs will be on site for the Vendor & Pet Adoption Fair. More than 70 dogs and 4,000 spectators are expected to attend., the independent pet service locator connecting pet owners to the best food and services, is distributing free goody bags to attendees as well as information on independent pet services in the area.

According to Helen Woodward, dogs will be judged on their length of ride, size of wave ridden, and maneuvers like walking on the board, hanging 20 and barking while riding.

To enter your dog or help raise funds, visit for more information. Cost per heat is $35. The event is free to spectators, although donations are gladly accepted.

About Helen Woodward: Helen Woodward Animal Center is a unique, private, non-profit organization dedicated to saving the lives of animals and enriching the lives of people. For more than 30 years, their no-kill Center has provided humane care and adoption for orphaned animals, as well as animal-centered educational and therapeutic programs for people.

About Scooble: is the premier pet service locator dedicated to supporting independent businesses, while connecting pet owners to the best products, coupons, events and services in their local areas.

Jena Barb