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Kids learn about gift of giving

U-T San Diego

Second-grader Ava Barreda of Solana Santa Fe Elementary helps bag pet food at the Giving Tuesday event at the Helen Woodward Animal Center in ...

Pebbles the Rescue Pigglet Finds a Home for Holidays

Affect Magazine

You heard right: this holiday hog made his debut at Helen Woodward Animal Center's annual Frosty Farm event and, for the rescued teacup piglet, the ...

Del Mar hosts puppy race to benefit the Helen Woodward Animal Center
San Diego 6
Prior to a special thrilling holiday race card, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club hosted a Puppy Races Rescue Run and a Family Fun Run to benefit the ...

Puppies orphaned after mother shot to death
10News
The Helen Woodward Animal Center in Del Mar took the animals in and will foster them out until they are ready to be adopted at the beginning of ...

Solana Beach kids to give back to seniors, pets
Seaside Courier
"We are always surprised by the wide variety of supporters we meet throughout the year," said Helen Woodward Animal Center Vice President of ...

Rancho Santa Fe students will assist homebound seniors and their pets at special event
Rancho Santa Fe Review
On Dec. 2, 55 second graders from Solana Santa Fe Elementary School will team withHelen Woodward Animal Center for a very special Giving ...

Thanksgiving Family Mile Fun Run at Del Mar Racetrack to benefit Rancho Santa Fe's Helen ...

U-T San Diego

27, Helen Woodward Animal Center will have much to be thankful for: The Thanksgiving holiday marks the inaugural Family Mile Fun Run held at the ...

Thanksgiving Morning: Run the Del Mar Track

NBC 7 San Diego (blog)

But everyone's large-hearted prerogative, or at least initiative, is to help out the Helen Woodward Animal Center of Rancho Santa Fe, which is the ...

Jog with the dogs on Thanksgiving Day

Coast News

A portion of the funds will benefit the Helen Woodward Animal Center's ... it off at Helen Woodward Animal Center booth on the day of the event.

Home 4 the Holidays Program kick-off event

Rancho Santa Fe Review

Helen Woodward Animal Center and the Blue Buffalo Home 4 the Holidays Program held a Holidays kick-off event Oct. 15 at Hotel Indigo in Del Mar.

The 16th Annual Blue Buffalo Home-4-the-Holidays Campaign begins today

Examiner.com

The goal of the Campaign is to find a forever home for Helen Woodward Animal Center's (HWAC) 10 millionth orphan pet! This worldwide celebration ...

Halloween cruise benefiting Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe has treats for ...

Rancho Santa Fe Review

"I just love this event each year," said Helen Woodward Animal Center Vice President of Development Renee Resko. "Hornblower Cruises is such a ...


Helen Woodward
Center receives foundation grant

Coast News

RANCHO SANTA FE - The Helen Woodward Animal Center was recently awarded $3,000 from the BISSELL Pet Foundation. The foundation, which ...

See barking mad pictures of daredevil dogs SURFING the waves at annual contest

Forget doggy paddling - these daredevil pooches took to the waves to show off some pretty radical surfing skills at an annual competition. In total, 80 ...

Katherine Heigl Supports Remember Me Thursday

Look To The Stars

In the wake of last year's overwhelming global support, Helen Woodward Animal Center is uniting with animal-lovers and animal welfare organizations...


Stand-up paddleboarding lessons with your dog

KFMB News 8

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Stand-up paddleboarding with your dog is a new canine-craze and the Helen Woodward Animal Center is offering classes.


This little piggie dropped by animal shelter

Coast News

RANCHO SANTA FE - The staff members at Helen Woodward Animal Center are experts when it comes to the constant influx of orphan dogs and...


A profit-making approach to running an animal shelter

Times Colonist

Mike Arms, known worldwide for his business-focused approach to revamping the animal shelter system, says giving away pets devalues them.


Mother Chihuahua and 'her' kitten son ready for adoption in Rancho Santa Fe
Rancho Santa Fe Review
Helen Woodward Animal Center recently added an unlikely mother and baby pair to its list of resident orphan animals. Found nursing a tiny kitten in ...

8 Dogs and a Miniature Horse Dressed for Mardi Gras

Dog Channel

Take a walk on "Bour-bone Street" with dogs on parade at the Helen Woodward Animal Center's annual Doggie Gras Parade. This year's event takes ...

Special kitten hoping for a special home

KFMB News 8

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - The Helen Woodward Animal Center has a very special Valentine this year. It's an extremely affectionate eight-month-old kitten ...


Rescue Dog Proves Love Overcomes All
Dog Channel
Poodle, Dream, Photo from Helen Woodward Animal Center In early January, theHelen Woodward Animal Center reported on the touching story of ...

San Diego Groups Partner Up To Make Sure Low-Income Seniors'Pets Are Fed
KPBS
The Helen Woodward Animal Center and The Angel's Depot are scheduledTuesday morning to announce a partnership that will expand a program ...
Forgotten Felines hosts 2 holiday adoption eventsEdmonds Beacon
Founded by Helen Woodward Animal Center in California, the international Home for the Holidays campaign began in 1999 with 14 participating animal ...
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German Shepherd Wins Heart of Foster – Heartwarming Story ...Helen Woodward Animal Center

Koda, a lovely but submissive German Shepherd, was found wandering the woods; lost, afraid and alone. Good thing a foster family was dedicated to her ...
Pause For Tails

2013/2014 Home 4 the Holidays pet adoption drive beginsRancho Santa Fe Review

Blue Buffalo Pet Food Company united with the Helen Woodward Animal Center on Oct. 16 to celebrate the 2013/2014 Home 4 the Holidays pet adoption drive ...
Hornblower's Bow Wow Brunch CruiseDog Channel
A portion of the proceeds from the wags-on-the-waves festivities will benefit the orphaned animals at Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe.
San Marcos hosting "adopt a shelter dog" days in OctoberAustin American-Statesman (blog)
San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter has teamed with thousands of animal ... 4 the Holidays pet adoption drive, founded by Helen Woodward Animal Center.

 

'Blessing of the Animals' held at The Nativity School in Rancho ...Rancho Santa Fe Review
Every year a collection of donations of pet food to benefit The HelenWoodward Animal Center is also held (the Woodward Center and some of its residents are ...
Lucky Duck Foundation's Swing & SoireeDel Mar Times
... Club — benefits the Fanconi Anemia Research Fund, Father Joe's Villages, the Challenged Athletes Foundation and the Helen WoodwardAnimal Center.

 

Remember Me Thursday Shines Light On Shelter PetsCBS Local

"Remember Me Thursday" is the brainchild of Michael M. Arms of the Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe California. In New York, it was held at ...

 

 

Remembering Animals In Shelters Who Didn't Make ItChicagoNow (blog)
"Millions of beautiful pets are euthanized every year," says Mike Arms, president and CEO of the Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe, CA.

 

Stars Align in Support of Remember Me ThursdayDog Channel
Helen Woodward Animal Center President and CEO Mike Arms hoped that an international day of remembrance for the lost lives of orphan pets might make an ...

 

Surfing Dogs: An Instant ConversationNPR (blog)
Several thousand people showed up to watch the seaside circus sponsored by the Helen Woodward Animal Center and Blue Buffalo pet foods. It's a gnarly ..
ARTS LISTINGSU-T San Diego

Surf Dog Surf-a-Thon: Helen Woodward Animal Center hosts its annual fundraising dog-surfing contest at Dog Beach; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today; 3006 Sandy Lane, ...

Dogs Hang Ten in CaliforniaWTVY, Dothan
The annual event raised more than 70-thousand dollars this year for the Helen Woodward Animal Center. Many of the dogs competing are available for adoption ...
Mutilated puppy adopted from Woodward Center in Rancho Santa FeRancho Santa Fe Review
One of four mutilated and malnourished puppies discovered in a Chula Vista trash bin three months ago has been adopted, the Helen Woodward AnimalCenter ...
Surf Dog Ricochet to Defend 1st Place "Best in Surf" Title at Helen ...Surfline.com Surf News
100% of the funds will go to help the orphaned animals at Helen Woodward Animal Center. Ricochet has been the top fundraiser for the last four years, with this ...
Animal Attraction: Surf Dog Surf-a-ThonKHOU (blog)
Celebrity SurFUR and top fundraising dog Ricochet rides tandem with a surfing goat at Helen Woodward Animal Center's Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon, sponsored by ...

New Surf Dog Hall-of-Famer Announced at 8th Annual Helen ...DigitalJournal.com
Helen Woodward Animal Center's canine surf contest is the largest of its kind in the country and will feature more than 80 dogs surfing in four different weight ...

Helen Woodward Animal Center Offers $5000 Reward for Arrest of ...Patch.com
Lizbeth Luna, a Helen Woodward Animal Center transfer partner who works primarily with Animal Advocates of the United States, commented "I have worked in ...
Mulitated and thrown-away puppy up for adoptionU-T San Diego
The spaniel-mix dogs were found in a trash receptacle in Chula Vista in May by a woman who heard the animals crying, said Helen Woodward Animal Center ...

Dog gets adopted after being diagnosed with terminal cancerKFMB News 8
Nearly 50 animals were flown to the Helen Woodward Animal Center for a second ... Bardin is an animal trainer who fell in love with Rio, and on Monday her ...

Thief steals from doctor at the Helen Woodward Animal Center ...10News
Authorities said a thief stole from a veterinary surgeon doing non-profit work at the Helen Woodward Animal Center and the incident was caught on tape.
Thief robs horse surgeon's car during procedurefox5sandiego.com
An iPad, bank information and other personal items were stolen Thursday from an SUV belonging to a surgeon at Helen Woodward Animal Center's 24-hour ...
Last Day of Dog Surf Lessons NearsSan Diego 6
Saturday is the last day of dog surfing lessons to prepare pets for Helen Woodward Animal Center's annual dog surf-a-thon at Del Mar's Dog Beach. Classes ...

 

Helen Woodward Animal Center's 8th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-thon ...Del Mar Times
The Helen Woodward Animal Center will hold its 8th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-thon on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Del Mar's Dog Beach.Helen ...

Snooze to open Sept. 6 at Del Mar Highlands Town Center, support ...Del Mar Times

Snooze, the new breakfast eatery coming to Del Mar Highlands Town Center, ... Del Mar Schools Education Foundation and Helen Woodward Animal Center.

Loving home sought for terminally ill dog at Woodward Center in ...Del Mar Times
Loving home sought for terminally ill dog at Woodward Center in Rancho Santa Fe. By City News Service. The Helen Woodward Animal Center put out a call ...

 

Loving home sought for terminally ill dogfox5sandiego.com
The Helen Woodward Animal Center put out a call Tuesday for a big-hearted household willing to adopt a dog that survived Hurricane Sandy only to be ...
Home Sought for Dog with CancerNBC 7 San Diego
Rio, a 5-year-old black Labrador retriever, arrived at the Helen WoodwardAnimal Center in Rancho Santa Fe last November. Rio and dozens of other pets came ...
Helen Woodward Animal Center opening new resale shop in ...Rancho Santa Fe Review

Helen Woodward Animal Center kicks off its next exciting venture Aug. 3 at 10 a.m. The animal welfare organization with 10 unique programs, dedicated to the ...

 

Pet shop dog sales ban a step toward ending puppy millsCoast News
Pet sales ban encourages pet adoption from animal shelters and rescue groups. ... puppies Asparagus and Potatoes at the Helen Woodward Animal Center.

Abandoned 'Patriot Puppies' Up for Adoption | NBC 7 San Diego

Six puppies being hailed as survivors are now up for adoption at the Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe.

Chihuahua reunited with family 2 years after kidnapping
KFMB
Jack, a 2 1/2-year-old Chihuahua was turned in to an animal rescue in Indio, then brought to theHelen Woodward Animal Center.

Paw-micon Helen Woodward Animal Center
Helen Woodward Animal Center Adoption Department. While many will visit Comic-Con International over the weekend, the adoptables at Helen Woodward ...
www.animalcenter.org/events/pawmicon/

Dog surfing advocate turns a hobby into something more
U-T San Diego
Peter Noll, founder of SoCal Surf Dogs, shares a moment with Nani, his Bernese mountain dog, in Del Mar. Nani, a veteran surf competitor, will take part in the Helen Woodward Animal Center'seighth annual Surf Dog "Surf-A-Thon" on Sept. 8. Tom Pfingsten.

Surf Dog lessons under way for 'Surf-A-Thon'
Del Mar Times
Helen Woodward Animal Center kicked off the summer with its annual Surf Dog lessons at Dog Beach in Del Mar on June 29. The classes prepare beach-loving pups for the center's annual "Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon" on Sept. 8. Registration is now open for all ...

Abandoned puppies survive heat, now at Woodward Animal Center in Rancho ...
Rancho Santa Fe Review
A half-dozen puppies found abandoned in a shopping cart outside a mall in Central California last week have been put under the care of the Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe and will be available for adoption soon, the center recently ...

Teach your dog how to surf
U-T San Diego
So Cal Surf Dogs, a club for surfing dogs, is leading the classes, which are coordinated by the Rancho Santa Fe-based Helen Woodward Animal Center.

Renaissance Galleries to hold Grand Opening event at Rancho Santa ...
Rancho Santa Fe Review
The Grand Opening will feature artwork, refreshments and an opportunity drawing, with proceeds going to support the Animal Center. Helen Woodward Animal ...

Rancho Santa Fe Review
Helen Woodward Animal Center to host 'Mardi Paws Parade'
Rancho Santa Fe Review
Helen Woodward Animal Center invites the public to its First Annual Mardi Paws Parade. The free event connects Center adoptables, alumni and revelers of all ages, breeds and creeds on "Bour-bone Street" down in "Cat-on Rouge." Invitees are welcome to ...

 

Pets impacted by super storm Sandy available for local adoption
Coast News
RANCHO SANTA FE — The Helen Woodward Animal Center has stepped up to help animals impacted by super storm Sandy. The center has 60 dogs and cats available for adoption from animal shelters in New Jersey and New York after East Coast shelters ...

Dog displaced by Sandy gets new home
fox5sandiego.com
A dog that was left stranded by Superstorm Sandy on the East Coast and later flown to the Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe was adopted Monday, the first of the 50 storm-affected dogs and cats brought to the center to find a new home.

 

Helen Woodward Animal Center partners (Video)
Examiner.com
Just in time to save even more displaced animals from the devastation that Hurricane Sandy reeked down upon our East Coast, West Coast saviors Helen Woodward Animal Center (HWAC) has partnered with Southwest Airlines and the SeaWorld Rescue ...

Photos: 60 Adorable Pets Displaced By Hurricane Sandy Available For Adoption ...
LAist
Sixty dogs and cats facing euthanization at overcrowded shelters in New York and New Jersey were transported to a San Diego shelter yesterday, according to the Associated Press. The Helen Woodward Animal Center, a local no-kill shelter, took in the ...

Sandy-displaced pets flown to San Diego shelter
abc7.com
Southwest Airlines and Sea World teamed up to fly the 60 orphaned animals from the East Coast to the Helen Woodward Animal Shelter near San Diego. A shelter spokesperson said the animals were facing euthanization at the New York and New Jersey ...


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Superstorm Sandy: Pets Displaced by Storm Get Help in California
770kob
Southwest Airlines and Seaworld teamed up to fly the animals to the Helen Woodward Animal Shelter in California. "Thousands of animals lost their homes and so we need to move these animals to a shelter on the west coast so we can make room for some ...

Adopt Phoenix at Helen Woodward Animal Center - YouTube
You heard that right! Little Phoenix, the kitten who was burned with caustic chemicals, is now ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=jc1OHQZcl9g

San Diego kids meet the stars of the upcoming 'Valitar' show
KFMB News 8
Video Report By Jeff Zevely, Reporter - bio | email. SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Some lucky kids are getting to meet the stars of the new "Valitar" show Monday. It's all happening at the Helen Woodward Animal Center. In this News 8 video story, Jeff Zevely has ...

HWAC celebrates an extraordinary animal advocate
Examiner.com
The Helen Woodward Animal Center (HWAC) celebrated Lori Walton yesterday; she received the 2012 "Humane Award" for her extraordinary animal advocacy efforts. According to HWAC, Walton is a Paws-itively Giving Individual! Lori Walton was given her ...

Examiner.com

DEL MAR: Dog Surf-A-Thon raises funds for animal shelter
North County Times
The seventh annual Surf-A-Thon dog-surfing competition brought a few hundred dogs and their proud owners to Dog Beach in Del Mar in the annual competition to raise funds for the Helen Woodward Animal Center. Starting in the early morning, the dogs ...
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Dogs Set To "Make Waves" At 7th Annual Helen Woodward Animal ...
The Helen Woodward Animal Center Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon takes place ... Helen Woodward Animal Center's canine surf contest is the largest of its kind in the ...
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Animal center collecting items for rummage sale
U-T San Diego
RANCHO SANTA FE — Helen Woodward Animal Center is collecting donations of used clothing, household items, toys and other garage sale items for its Wags to ...

Adoptable dog stars in muscial
U-T San Diego
By Kaity Bergquist VISTA — A dog from the Helen Woodward Animal Center is starring in Moonlight Stage Productions' rendition of "Legally Blonde: The ...

Four Legged Superheroes at Comic Con « Pet News and Views
Helen Woodward Animal Center does Paw-micon for pets, as a tribute to Comic Con! ... Helen Woodward Animal Center hosts its own version of Comic Con.
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Comic Con and Convention Pictures – Pets at Comic Con | Helen ...
Last year Helen Woodward Animal Center pets wanted to get in on the action during the ...
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Mary Debono to teach SENSE Method at Helen Woodward Animal ...
Join us for Soundness for Lifesm : Body Awareness for Horses and Humans on August 3 – 5, 2012 at the Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe, ...
www.sensemethod.com/.../mary-debono-to-teach-at-the-helen-...

Shelter dog becomes hot dog with co-star role
U-T San Diego
Shelter dog, Ness, has acting in the bag. — Helen Woodward Animal Center Ness, who actually is legally (dirty) blonde, plays "Bruiser" in the June 27-July ...

Alumni Puppy Prom - Helen Woodward Animal Center
PROM NIGHT INVITE – SPAYING AND NEUTURING OF PROM DATES, A MUST ! Helen Woodward Animal Center Alumni Unite at First Annual Event ...
www.animalcenter.org/events/alumni-puppy-prom/

KenBarky Derby Race - Helen Woodward Animal Center
Helen Woodward Animal Center invites the public to don their finest spectator hats and head ...
www.animalcenter.org/events/ken-barky-derby-race/

New animal hospital opens its doors
Coast News
By Patty McCormac Daffodil, a 2-month old Australian Sheppard mix up for adoption at the Helen Woodward Animal Center. Photo by Daniel Knighton RANCHO SANTA ...

Puppy Training for Spring at Helen Woodward Animal Center ...
Spring Training has come a little early to Helen Woodward Animal Center. With 50 available puppies, the race to get to "home base" has never had more ...
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Puppy Training for Spring at Helen Woodward Animal Center ...
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RANCHO SANTA FE: New hospital caters to critters
North County Times
Dr. Patricia Carter gives a tour of a surgical area at the new Helen Woodward Animal CenterCompanion Animal Hospital in Rancho Santa Fe, where she is chief ...

Puppy Love event benefits animal center - Rancho Santa Fe ...
... with vendors, food, prizes and activities. Proceeds benefit Helen Woodward Animal Center. Visit www.Puppyloverun.kintera.org Photos: Jon Clark. Share this: ...
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New York Fashion Week Goes to the Dogs at Helen Woodward Animal Center
Ah Ha Rancho Santa fe News
The Helen Woodward Animal Center out of Rancho Santa Fe, California mimicked Fashion Week and conducted their very own extremely special photo shoot.
PFINGSTEN: Animal shelter takes in 35 animals, mostly puppies ...
North County Times
When the animal rescuer pulled into the Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe on a recent Friday afternoon carrying 29 puppies, two grown dogs and ...

John Robinson Coach – Rams Coach | Helen Woodward Animal ...
Helen Woodward Animal Center is a no-kill facility that receives no government funding and relies heavily on tax-deductible contributions from private donors to ...
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Sneak a peak at Helen Woodward Animal Center's new high-tech ...
Ah Ha Rancho Santa fe News
By Ah-Ha Calendar People Helen Woodward Animal Center will offer the public a chance Feb. 25 to view its new 10000-square-foot animal hospital.
RANCHO SANTA FE: Pet adoption center opens hospital
North County Times
Helen Woodward Animal Center will offer the public a chance Feb. 25 to view its new 10000-square-foot animal hospital. Donors paid for the high-tech ...

Diane Keaton's new movie and shows her support for Helen Woodward.

Helen Woodward Animal Center wins $2500 donation from LJCSC
Helen Woodward Animal Center won a $2500 donation form La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Center as part of our December 2011 Charity Contest.
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Iams Home 4 the Holidays Helps More Than 7 Million Pets Find ...
SunHerald.com
Since it began 13 years ago, Iams and founding partner Helen Woodward AnimalCenter, along with more than 4000 animal organizations from across the globe, ...

SunHerald.com

Helen Woodward Animal Center to host annual 'Puppy Love' run
Southwest Riverside News Network
Residents are invited to grab a leash and lace on their running shoes for the third annual Puppy Love 5K Run/Walk benefiting Helen Woodward Animal Center on ...

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