Spring into Summer!

Greetings from The OC Dogumentary!

We hope this June issue finds you enjoying a bright, beautiful Spring day. Summer is fast approaching with plenty of great events for you and your pups to enjoy! Don't forget to check out Huntington Beach's SurfinPaws Surfing Dog Jam benefiting the OCSPCA on July 11th at HB Dog Beach (details below).

2009 Summer Concerts!

Our 2009 Summer Concerts Schedule has been posted! Find Orange County's best free summer concerts where you and your pals can enjoy an ocean breeze, some cool refreshments and some great free music!

2009 Summer Concerts

Dog Friendly
Feature Spotlight

Dawg~Ma Companion Care

Dawg~Ma Companion Care
Paige Strayer
Dog Walker, Pet and House Sitter
Health, Happiness & Harmony for your pals while you are away
(949) 683-4970
Dawg~Ma Companion Care

Bonded and Insured, Pet Sitters Associates LLC Member, Animal CPR & First Aid Certified

Coverage Area:

Laguna Beach & surrounding areas

My own pet sitting service...where your pals are treated like my own :)

Creature Comfort's Dentistry

Non-Anesthetic Teeth Cleaning for Dogs & Cats!

Creature Comfort's Dentistry
Lindsey Allen
(888) 401-4840

Serving all of Orange County – In home cleaning available!

The signature of Creature Comfort's Dentistry’s vision is to provide superior oral care for your pets and to educate pet owners how important it is for the overall health of your pet. Since 2004 Creature Comfort has provided anesthesia free dental care for dogs and cats and has established solid reputations with many animal care facilities. Creature Comfort’s Dentistry offers in-home cleaning for those who want their pet’s teeth cleaned in the comfort of your own home.

Set up an appointment today!

We met plenty of new furry friends at The Pet Expo and Wag-a-Thon this past April...two great events not to be missed next year!

June/July Dog Friendly Events

Thursday, June 4th

Laguna Beach's First Thursdays Artwalk
Join member galleries throughout Laguna Beach on the First Thursday of EVERY month from 6 - 9 p.m. for a festive cultural evening.

Most galleries are dog friendly!


Saturday, June 6th

L'Hirondelle Patio Party 14th Annual Chardonnay & Friends

$45 per person donation. Bring your well behaved dog or a friend, doggie biscuits for each doggie attending.

Location: San Juan Capistrano

Reservations will be taken the first week in May by the Chairmans. For more information on events email: Pamela Schuler or Kathleen Morea

Proceeds to off set the medical costs for the abandoned and lost animals at the San Clemente Dana Point Shelter.



Sunday June 7th

Orange County Super Pet Adoption Event

Irvine Animal Care Center
6443 Oak Canyon Road
Irvine, California 92618

10:00am - 5:00pm

About 40 pet rescue groups and shelters will bring more than 500 homeless animals for adoption, including lots of puppies and kittens. Vladae "The Russian Dog Wizard" will be the celebrity guest trainer and will be giving behavior demonstrations and offering free training advice. There will be a great silent auction, including an Event Suite package for 24 to a King's game at the Staples Center, valued at $2,400. There will also be food, vendors, discount microchips, a raffle, and an "Ask the Vet" booth. Snoopy, the official greeter, will be giving away discount coupons to Knott's Berry Farm.

For more info visit: www.irvineshelter.org


Sunday, June 7th

2009 Orange County Vision Walk
Cal State Fullerton
Titan Sports Complex Field
State College Boulevard
Fullerton, CA 92931

Registration: 9:00 a.m.
Walk Start: 10:00 a.m.

VISIONWALK is a 5K walk-a-thon fundraising program of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. The Walk is a fun dog friendly event filled with entertainment, bounce houses, face painters and refreshments! Not to mention a great walk around beautiful Hicks Canyon Park! So gather your friends, family, co-workers, and neighbors and join FFB and our mission to prevent, treat and cure retinal degenerative diseases. Together, a cure is in sight!

Dogs welcome!



Sunday, June 7th

The Tustin Street Fair & Chili Cookoff
El Camino Real & W Main Street
Tustin, CA 92780

Come and meet GSROC (German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County) at this 25th annual dog friendly event featuring the Chili Cookoff, craft booths, food vendors, kids karnival, entertainment and more. GSROC will have wonderful dogs available for adoption and great merchandise for sale.

11:00am to 5:00pm


Saturday, June 27th

2009 DAWG Walk, Pet Faire & Pancake Breakfast
Potocki Center & Fields
7am to noon

Leash up your favorite dog to join the fun and festivities at the fields by the Potocki Conference Center, with a scenic walk on the beautiful Oso Creek Trail.

This annual dog friendly event benefits D.A.W.G., Dedicated Animal Welfare Group and the Mission Viejo Animal Shelter

For more information visit www.dawg.org


Thursday, July 2nd

Laguna Beach's First Thursdays Artwalk

Join member galleries throughout Laguna Beach on the First Thursday of EVERY month from 6 - 9 p.m. for a festive cultural evening.

Many galleries are pet friendly!


Saturday, July 4th

Lake Forest July 4th Parade - "American Pride: Heroes and Honor"

Join the Orange County Animal Shelter Coalition's Lake Forest July 4th Parade entry. This is a wonderful opportunity to get out the SCAS's message of support for a pro-humane animal shelter in South Orange County.

Bring your family, friends, and of course your pooch to one of Orange County's best pet friendly events! Transportation will be provided to keep them from getting hot paws in the July heat.

Parade starts at 10:00am at the corner of Toledo Way & Ridge Route (in front of El Toro High School) and ends at the corner of Lake Forest Drive & Serrano Way (Heritage Hill Historical Park).


Saturday, July 11th

SurfinPaws Surfing Dog Jam HB

Surfing event...all dogs welcome! All profits go to the OCSPCA

9am to 4pm

Huntington Dog Beach
Huntington Beach, CA 92648



Thursday, July 16th

Irvine's Wine & Whiskers Wine & Cheese Fundraiser

Irvine Animal Care Center
6443 Oak Canyon Road
Irvine, CA 92618
10am to 5pm

Follow this link for more info


Thursday, July 30th

San Clemente Art Walk
Downtown San Clemente comes alive with local artists and live music! This is a collaborative event between the San Clemente Art Association, the City of San Clemente and the Downtown Business Association.

The Art Walk is held from 6pm - 9pm on the LAST THURSDAY of the month from MAY - SEPTEMBER.

What's New

Dog Friendly Restaurant Pages Updated!

Our dog friendly restaurant pages have all been recently updated with more restaurants added and links to your favorite outdoor bistros, cafes, diners, eateries…all dog friendly!

New Dog Friendly Restaurant Pages:

Buena Park



Green Products Spotlighted on ocdogfriendly

Stainless steel water bottles, 2 for the price of 1...under $12 each, shipping included!

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Spotlight Photo

Does this shot make my nose look big??

Quotes from the Dog Pound

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Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened.

French Novelist


Thank you for reading our June issue of The OC Dogumentary...we hope you and your pals are beach bound! :)

Paige & Marley
The OC Dogumentary

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