Oakland Athletics Host Dog Day at The Park

20254946Sports buffs and their barking buddies are invited to cheer on the Oakland A’s when they take on the St. Louis Cardinals and help two paws causes in the process at the 8th annual Dog Day at The Park.

Prior to the first pitch, every four-legged fan will receive a goodie bag from AvoDerm, Nylabone and Bio Spot at the pre-game Pup Rally and have the chance to promenade with their pet parent on the warning track.

A happening with heart, a portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Dogs4Diabetics and the Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF).

Tickets: $12 Plaza Reserved ticket for person
$6 Plaza Reserved ticket for a dog
$12 Plaza Reserved ticket for an extra fan without a dog

When: June 28, 2013 (Pup Rally begins at 5:20 p.m.)

Where: O.co Coliseum at 7000 Coliseum Way in Oakland, California

Photo Credit: ClipArt

Doris Day’s Cypress Inn Celebrates Puppy Love

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Animal advocate Doris Day’s legendary Cypress Inn is celebrating puppy love throughout the month of February. At the iconic 1929 landmark, Director of Pet Relations Sadie welcomes pets with the Puppy Love package starting at $199 per night, double occupancy.

One of California’s first hotel properties to welcome pets in the mid-1980s, Cypress Inn has since welcomed everyone from parrots to pot bellied pigs.  Standard operating procedure includes concierges carrying grain-free all-natural dog treats and all of the Inn’s 44 crisp, contemporary guestrooms appointed with dog bowls, plush dog beds and in-room fireplaces.  Top treats for February include Tricks for an upgrade upon arrival (based on availability) and complimentary Cypress Inn logo collar tag for Fido to tout his travels.

PAMPERED POOCH

Love is in the air with a visit to Ajne Organic Perfumes for a choice of hand blended Furfumes crafted from natural, plant extracts.  For pups in need of a time-out, Tro daBone focuses on calming overactive pets and includes a natural flea and tick repellant.  Kennel No. 5, a favorite among smaller breeds, is crafted for nurturing, while Breed perks things up with a frisky aphrodisiac scent. Puppy Love guests receive a ½ oz. Furfume of choice; a 60-minute custom blending session is also available for $99.00.

CULINARY CANINE MENU

Things start to shake up in the afternoon, as Terry’s Lounge rolls out Yappy Hour daily from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  A vintage slice of Hollywood by the sea, Cypress Inn salutes all things retro with a classic cocktail menu and complimentary Muttini for four-legged drinkers.  A new Culinary Canine Menu debuts February 1st including such delicacies as Steak Tartar, Chow Hound Chicken and Fish & Chips.  One complimentary entrée rounds out the Puppy Love package.

PUPPY LOVE PACKAGE ELEMENTS

-          Deluxe Accommodations/Daily Breakfast for Two
-          Tricks for a Guestroom Upgrade/Available Upon Arrival, Based on Availability
-          One  1/2 oz. Furfume of choice from Anje Organic Perfumes
-          Complimentary logo Cypress Inn Collar Tag
-          Complimentary Muttini and One Culinary Canine Entree
-          Starting at $199/double.  Two-night minimum, based on availability.  Does not include taxes; blackout periods apply.

Part of the elite collection of Carmel Boutique Inns, Cypress Inn embodies Hollywood-by-the-Sea elegance with casual seaside charm. Co-owned by legendary Hollywood actress and animal rights enthusiast Doris Day, the 44-guestroom property is set in a Mediterranean footprint with vaulted ceilings, airy courtyards, in-room fireplaces and a crisp, contemporary décor.

Ideally located just blocks from Carmel Beach and walking distance to 100+ art galleries, Cypress Inn offers afternoon tea, a pet-friendly Yappy Hour and sustainable dining menu at Terry’s Restaurant & Lounge, Carmel’s first and only Seafood Watch program participant.

Carmel-by-the-Sea is one square mile of incorporated city set along Carmel Bay on the Monterey Peninsula. It is located 120 mi./192 km., south of San Francisco and 350 mi./560 km., north of Los Angeles. The Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) is served by non-stop flights from Denver (DIA), Las Vegas (LAS), Los Angeles (LAX), Phoenix (PHX), San Diego (SAN) and San Francisco (SFO).

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