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August, 2012

Contact: Darlene White
Executive Director, SDASF
Cell: 619-847-8755


5th Annual BIG DOGS ROCK Adoption Event!
150 LARGE Dogs…..Because Size Matters!

Hosted By: The San Diego Animal Support Foundation
Sponsored By: Miramar Kitchen & Bath
Sunday, September 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Fiesta Island…across from Fenced Off-Leash Beach near the OTL area.

When it comes to dogs….SIZE MATTERS! If you love big dogs, join us on Fiesta Island for a very special adoption event featuring BIG DOGS ONLY (large breeds), and puppies that will eventually be big dogs! This is an ANNUAL event, bringing together dozens of San Diego’s finest non-profit rescue agencies and shelters, featuring 150 large dogs all in one place! The Big Dogs Rock Adoption Event was designed to make the adoption process easier for people who prefer large breeds, bringing them to just one place where they can find their perfect pet among hundreds of big dogs. It’s become one of the largest, most popular annual adoption events in San Diego, held on the famous, pet-friendly, Fiesta Island. The economy continues to affect the animal welfare community, and there simply are not enough homes for large dogs. This year’s event will also encourage big dog lovers to come out and learn how to become a temporary foster guardian. Foster families prevent dogs from being killed in shelters. Rescue agencies and shelters provide all food and medical care while the dogs are in foster homes, so it costs the foster guardian nothing to save a life. Potential foster families will get a chance to meet and interview representatives from dozens of local agencies to find the best fit. All adopted dogs will go home with a PETCO Foundation reusable bag filled with donated goodies, including PETCO tennis balls, treats, TAILS Magazine, Eqyss shampoo/conditioner, Pet ReFresh spray, toys, calendars, and gift certificates for free services like pet-sitting, dog walking and grooming! Adoption fees vary by organization, but admission is FREE. If you think bigger is better, come to this four-hour adoption event on Fiesta Island and meet your new best friend or four-legged foster dog! Spin the San Diego 6 Prize Wheel for great stuff like free concert and movie tickets, DVDs, and more! Call 619-847-8755 for more information or visit SDShelters.com.

Participating Groups:

Labradors & Friends Dog Rescue
Chesapeake Bay Retriever Rescue
Chula Vista Animal Shelter
Animal Rescuers Without Borders
Aussies & Others Dog Rescue
A Passion For Paws Akita Rescue
Last Chance At Life Rescue
German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue
2nd Chance Dog Rescue
Double D Rescue Ranch
It’s the Pits Rescue
Furry Fosters
Escondido Humane Society
SPOT – Saving Pets One at a Time
Even Chance Pit Bull Rescue
Sunny Saints, So. CA St. Bernard Rescue

Don't Let A Dog Go Back To A Shelter…Help Us Find Homes!