Saturday, July 18, 2009

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Greater Coastal Canine Academy

Please join us for a ribbon cutting ceremony for Greater Coastal Canine Academy. Our hosts will be serving up hamburgers and hot dogs! We can also check out their new Coffee Bar.

Read about OB's visit to the New Coffee Bar by seeing the June 13, 2009 Pampered Pets Guide blog  

So come hungry and don’t forget to bring your dogs along. They will receive a "doggy bag"!

Date: July 23, 2009 Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Location: 111 Fox Knoll Powells Point, NC



OB will be…… July 22nd Greater Coastal Canine Academy 111 Fox Knoll Drive, Unit 4Powells Point, NC from 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Friday, July 17, 2009

2 Outer Banks Pet Events Today!

Barker Brunch Friday's
10:30 - 12noon
May 22nd - September 11th All you can Eat! Doggie Breakfast Buffet Over 20 different organic, natural treats & goodies. At Outer Barks located at 1171 Duck Road, in the Scarborough Lane Shops in Duck, NC. 

2nd Annual Customer Appreciation Day
Every Friday
Stop in for your free Doggie Treat Bag and Free Bumper Sticker
At The Holistic Pet Shop located at the Seagate North Shopping Center in Kill Devil Hills, NC


Thursday, July 16, 2009

Pawgaritaville Today!

Add to your dog's vacation experience by bringing them out to our Thursday afternoon Pawgaritaville Party From 2pm - 4pm ALL SUMMER LONG!

Puparazzi! Pet Bow-tique located in the Phoenix Shops in downtown Manteo, on Historic Roanoke Island.

The Party is Absolutely FREE to All Dogs & their Humans

Prizes are awarded in the costume contest for best dressed dog and best dog/owner combo. Refreshments for both dogs & their humans are offered.

The dogs really love the "pawgaritas", which are served island style.

OB will be…… July 22nd
Greater Coastal Canine Academy111 Fox Knoll Drive, Unit 4Powells Point, NC
from 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

3 Outer Banks Pet Events Today!

The 10th Annual "Happy Yappy Hour!" is today and takes place Every Wednesday through September 9th, 2009, from 4pm - 6pm. The schedule will change during the spring & fall of the year.

The World Famous, 10th Annual "Yappy Happy Hour!" is held at Outer Barks, located at 1171 Duck Road, in the Scarborough Lane Shops in Duck, NC.

OB's Outer Banks Adventures takes him to the Town of Manteo Waterfront by the Gazebo from 6:30pm - 7:30pm

WINE FESTIVAL - Every Wednesday afternoon, 3 to 7 pm JULY, AUGUST, & SEPTEMBER 2009
Leashed Pampered Pets are Welcome on the Grounds.


Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Weddings with Pets on the Beaches of Kitty Hawk, NC

Pets are welcome on the Kitty Hawk Beaches year round and also at special events such as weddings.

The following guidelines must be followed to ensure perfect day for both you and your pet. From the Friday before Memorial Day until the day after Labor Day between the hours of 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM dogs must be on a leash not exceeding 6 feet.

At all other times, dogs must be restrained on a leash retractable to 12 feet. Dogs may be taken off the leash only if they will not disturb other people on the beach. Unleashed dogs must be controlled by the handler, who must remain within 30 feet of the dog at all times. Leash must be with owner/handler at all times. Owner handler must remove feces and possess a bag/container for waste removal at all times. All dogs must display a current rabies tag and local dogs must also display a Dare Co. tags well.

All of the town halls have Safe Pet Vacation Kit's available courtesy of the O.B. SPCA and the Dare County Animal Shelter. They contain information  you need to know if you get separated from your pet while on vacation. They also contain a temporary visitor tag. Some events and gatherings require a permit for details please contact the town hall.

Blog photograph of an Actual Wedding on the Beaches of Kitty Hawk, NC
provided by Brooke Mayo Photography 


Monday, July 13, 2009

FDA 2009 Pet Recalls

The FDA (US Food & Drug Administration) part of the US Department of Health & Human Service not only protects the American Public but watches out for your pets as well. 

Since Americans consider their pets as part of the family, we are all very grateful for this service. A resent online web search on the FDA's web site using "pet recall 2009" as the search phrase yielded: Results 1 - 10 of about 17500 for pet recall 2009. Search took 0.08 seconds.

The FDA website has a wealth of information to protect every member of you household.


Sunday, July 12, 2009

Volunteer Orientation for the Outer Banks SPCA/Dare County Animal Shelter

Saturday July 25th, 2009 is
the Volunteer Orientation for the Outer Banks SPCA/Dare County Animal Shelter
11:00 AM until 02:00 PM Location:

Dare County Animal Shelter
1031 Driftwood Drive Manteo NC 27954

Adult volunteer orientations are held at 11:00 AM and the Children/family orientations are held at 12:30 PM


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