SAN DIEGO, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Unleashed by Petco today announced that this year's much-anticipated Surf Dog Competition will be taking place in Imperial Beach, CA on August 1, 2015. For the second year in a row, professional surfer Taylor Knox will be a judge for the competition. Registration for Surf Dog is available now at https://www.crowdrise.com/unleashed2015.
"Surf Dog embodies the local surf culture in San Diego and we're thrilled to be a part of such a landmark event," said Evan Harding, Director of Marketing for Unleashed by Petco. "We are committed to nurturing the pet and pet parent bond through fun, outdoor activity and our team is excited to celebrate the tenth year of Surf Dog."
Surf Dog will be hosted 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition to the various categories of competitions and awards ceremony, the event will also feature on-site activities and vendors for both dogs and people. Loews Coronado Bay Resort is the official hotel sponsor for Surf Dog and will be offering a special rate for Surf Dog weekend and hosting a pre-event "Yappy Hour" at the hotel on Friday, July 31. Additional vendors and activities to be announced closer to event date.
Now in its tenth year, this is the second year the event will be hosted by Unleashed by Petco. All proceeds from the event go back to the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA. Those interested in learning more about Surf Dog are invited to visit www.unleashedbypetco.com/surfdog.
About Unleashed by Petco Unleashed by Petco is a community oriented pet specialty retailer that focuses on natural nutrition and dog and cat supply essentials. The Unleashed by Petco brand offers more than 100 locations nationwide specializing in natural and organic pet food and treats including a large made-in-the-USA assortment. As part of the Petco family of brands, Unleashed works with and supports the Petco Foundation, an independent nonprofit organization, which has raised more than $125 million since it was created in 1999 to help promote and improve the welfare of companion animals. In conjunction with the Petco Foundation and its partners, we host regular in-store adoption events and help find homes for thousands of animals every year.