Human moms of dogs; new dog park coming to Long Beach; Rosie's Dog Beach video; free Mother's Day Concert/Opera; hunger strike
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So Cal DOG e-News
compiled weekly by Justin Rudd! for his 14,200+ subscribers
Thurs., May 5, 2011
presented this week by
Wags to Whiskers Pet Grooming, in Long Beach
HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY TO ALL YOU WHO CARE FOR YOUR DOGS.
Please post your stories on the Haute Dogs fan page on Facebook. Tell us how you adopted or how you love your dogs. What do your dogs mean to you?
JOIN THE FACEBOOK FAN PAGE: "ROSIE'S DOG BEACH"
About 100 off-leash dogs at a time on warm, sunny days at Rosie's Dog Beach in Long Beach, Calif. It's the only legal off-leash beach area (and the most popular off-leash area) in L.A. County. http://RosiesDogBeach.com/.
NEWEST VIDEO (CLICK PHOTO)
Rosie's Dog Beach in Long Beach, Calif. | April 30, 2011 [HQ]
NEW DOG PARK COMING TO LONG BEACH
Long Beach's newest and largest dog park, Wrigley Heights Dog Park -- over 2 acres and built on former horse properties near the L.A. River. This new park has been developed with park staff using minimal funds to allow access to a space that has been unused for many years. Come out with your dog on May 21 at 11 a.m. to celebrate the opening of this new park. 3400 Golden Avenue and can be accessed using Magnolia Ave.
HAUTE DOG OF THE WEEK
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COULD ANYONE BRING A PLATE OR TWO OR THREE OF COOKIES OR BROWNIES
for the post-concert reception this Sunday after the free Mother’s Day Concert hosted by Justin Rudd? Free tickets at the door. And/or, bring some cases of bottled waters or chilled sodas? Or, make a contribution to CAT to purchase some goodies? The church fellowship hall where the free Opera reception will take place will open at 2:15 Sun., same time as the will-call ticket booth opens. Concert begins at 3 p.m. Details: http://JustinRudd.com/opera.html
What is your reaction to this?
Is this what you call a cat fight? Or is it just a question of which animal rights agency is top dog? The Humane Society of California has filed a complaint against the ASPCA with the Attorney General.
WILL YOU PLEASE ADOPT CHASE?
Chase is a young male Staffordshire terrier who is sweet and eager to please and has lots of energy, according to his caretakers at The Ark of San Juan. For information on adopting him, visit www.arkofsanjuan.org, email arkofsanjuan@... or call (949) 388-0034.
AKIKO OZAKI: ANY RECOMMENDATION FOR GOOD VET IN LONG BEACH?
(downtown or Belmont Shore area).
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Haute Dogs will give your group $1 donation for every person you can get to “like” our Haute Dogs fan page within a 72-hour period. Let me know the start/end times/dates, preferably at 10 a.m. on a weekday. We’ll count the number of fans at the beginning and end, up to 500 fans ($500). www.facebook.com/HauteDogs Only one group can take advantage of this offer at a time, so reserve your dates today by contacting Justin@... for details.
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ROSIE’S DOG BEACH OPEN DAILY IN LONG BEACH
The 3-acre off-leash area at the Pacific Ocean is open year-round from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Limit one dog per adult. Dogs must be collared, at least four months old, vaccinated, and registered with the animal care/control that services their hometown. Convenient and plentiful beachfront metered parking lot available (25 cents/15 minutes). The off-leash zone is at the beach in Belmont Shore between Argonne and Roycroft avenues and is outlined with orange traffic cones. Complete rules, sample video and other details at www.RosiesDogBeach.com
JUSTIN'S WEEKLY HAUTE LINKS
- Justin Rudd's Dog Photography on the beach | $100 Special
- Long Beach: Rosie’s Dog Beach -- Long Beach (open daily, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
- Adoptable SoCal Dogs
- Noah's Bark Pet Rescue
- North Central Animal Care Center
- OCPoundHounds Small Breed Rescue
- Orange County Humane Society
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Can you attend? Tickets will be available at the door, or RSVP now.
3RD ANNUAL FREE MOTHER'S DAY OPERA CONCERT IN BELMONT SHORE
Hosted by Justin Rudd! & his nonprofit Community Action Team (C.A.T.)
Sun., May 8th · 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Will-call opens at 2:15; doors open at 2:30.
Bay Shore Church, 5100 E. The Toledo @ Granada, Belmont Shore
Event details: http://JustinRudd.com/opera.html
Event funded by the Long Beach Turkey Trot.
or to Justin@....
Children: Children are welcome at this event, but every patron must have a ticket, regardless of age. As a courtesy to other patrons and the performers, please bear in mind that it is not appropriate for small children to attend this event where silence is a prerequisite for full enjoyment of the artistic experience. Babies in arms are not permitted in all cases.
Latecomers Policy: As a courtesy to other patrons and to the performers, latecomers and those who exit the theater during the performance will not be admitted into the auditorium until an appropriate interval as determined by the performance management.
THIS Sun., May 8, 2011
Bay Shore Church
5100 E. The Toledo, Long Beach, Calif., 90803. MAP
The concert is expected to last 95 minutes. We do expect a full house.
RSVP now on Facebook.
Free lot on the corner of The Toledo & Granada Ave. MAP We also encourage carpooling, public transit, biking and walking.
4free post-concert reception
2011 Artist's Photo/Bio
4Jacquelynne Fontaine, soprano
4Joshua Guerrero, tenor
4Steven Vanhauwaert, concert pianist
4Eva Beneke, guitarist
ERIC ROSS classical guitar
Eric will play as guests arrive and during the after-concert reception
TOUR OF LONG BEACH & JUSTIN RUDD'S FAMILY FUN RIDE
On Saturday, May 14, 2011 join over 2500 cyclists on the 31 mile Tour (8 a.m., 8:05am & 8:10 a.m. starts) or 62 mile Metric Century (7:30am start) route that has been carefully planned by Professional Cyclist, 2000 US Olympian and 6 year teammate of Lance Armstrong, Tony Cruz. There is a 4 mile Family Ride (9 a.m. start) option too! All participants will receive a Tour medal as they cross the finish line designed by Kayleigh Scott, age 14, a patient at the Jonathan Jaques Children's Cancer Center at Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach. www.touroflongbeach.com
Justin Rudd's Family Fun Ride is a perfect morning ride for kids and families and youth groups of all ages. Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other organized groups can use the ride to complete requirements for cycling badges too!
All Tour of Long Beach and Justin Rudd! Family Fun Riders will receive a cool goody bag at bib pick-up. All Registration and Fundraising proceeds help patients and families at the Jonathan Jaques Children's Cancer Center at Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach as they fight children's cancers and blood-related disorders.
May 12 - 11:59pm
10 a.m.-8 p.m. - Bib number & Tour packet pick-up at the Avia Hotel, 285 Bay St., Long Beach
6:30am - Late bib number and Tour packet pick-up at the Start Line
7:30am - Tour bib number/packet pick-up closes- NO TOUR DAY REGISTRATION
7:30am - Metric Century riders start
8 - First wave of Tour riders start
8:05 -Second wave of Tour riders start
8:10 - Third wave of Tour riders start
9 - Justin Rudd's Family riders start
2010 Tour highlights: www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFYWGqpfKYU
Register now at: www.active.com/cycling/long-beach-ca/tour-of-long-beach-2011
Join Justin Rudd’s
24-Hour LONG BEACH HUNGER STRIKE
Noon to noon: Fri., May 20 – Sat., May 21
Raising money and awareness for local and world hunger.
Hosted by Justin Rudd and his nonprofit 501c3 Community Action Team (CAT). CAT is committed to donate up to $5,000 to local and global food/hunger organizations. For every person that successfully completes the 24-Hour Long Beach Hunger Strike, CAT will donate $30 toward hunger relief in our community, country, and abroad. Residents ages 12 and older are invited to unite and fight hunger. Teenagers will need a parent’s written permission. Contact Justin@... to request details.
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UPCOMING JUSTIN RUDD EVENTS
- Sun., May 8, Mother’s Day Opera, free concert w/ RSVP, Bay Shore Church, sanctuary
- Sat., May 15, Justin Rudd's Family Fun Ride, downtown Long Beach, benefits Miller Children's Hospital
- Sat., May 21, 30-Minute Beach Cleanup, 1 Granada Ave.
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