Surf Dog Surf-a-Thon

The 18th annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon, Helen Woodward Animal Center’s signature beach event, took place on September 10th at Del Mar Dog Beach.


It was a day full of fun for dogs and people of all ages. In addition to seeing almost 50 dogs riding the waves, attendees were able to visit more than 20 vendor and information booths, and also watch a costume contest.


Surf-A-Thon competition winners

Extra small dogs: Delilah

Small dogs: Sugar

Medium dogs: Faith

Large dogs: Guinness

Extra large dogs: Barney Bear

Peeps and Pups: Sugar

Freestyle: Zia and Zailey

Photo Hylton Lonstein