By Steve Guntli
Bring your pooch out to the spit this weekend for Semiahmoo Resort’s Dog Days Weekend.
The resort is inviting dog owners to come out to Semiahmoo spit for the yearly event, which coincides with National Love Your Pet Day on February 20. The weekend will be packed with activities for dogs and their owners.
Kick off the weekend early with Yappy Hour in Packer’s Oyster Bar. The dog-friendly get together will take place on the waterside dock of the restaurant 3 p.m.– 5 p.m., where visitors can enjoy custom cocktails alongside other dog lovers. Yappy Hour will be held on Thursday, February 18 and Friday, February 19.
Saturday, February 20 will be dedicated to dog experts from all fields. Meet with experts in pet adoption, dog walking, grooming and veterinary medicine to answer any questions you might have about your pup from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The businesses already confirmed for the event include: Brigadoon Service Dogs; Nose Work Magic; Bellingham Area Runnin’ K9’s; WeSnip; Whatcom Therapy Dogs; Shake & Shine Pet Spa; Turner Pet Photography; The Dog Guy; Bow Wow & Woofs; Canine Divine Pet Spa; Dog in the Ruff; Laura Berger – Thinking Dog; Life Cycle Pet Cremation and Outdoor Canine Companion.
Pet owners who want to stay the night can take advantage of the resort’s Bed and Bowl package, which waives the $25 pet fee and includes a special dog bed and dining bowl. Visit semiahmoo.com for information on rates.