Archive for the ‘Explore SB’ Category

  • Doggie Daycare

    Jul 6, 12 • Archives, Explore SB

    “Ruff-rences” on the Camp Canine website call this premier pet resort and training center a “Disneyland for Dogs.” We couldn’t agree more.  With boulders to climb at Camp Run-A-Muk, waterfalls to run through at Lake Splashmore and cozy cots with...

  • Gimme Shelter: Santa Barbara’s Adoption Shelters

    Jul 6, 12 • Explore SB

    I ‘heart’ Santa Barbara t-shirts are nice, but if you really want to show some love, consider adopting a new friend from a local animal shelter, where many a deserving doggie (and kitty and bunny) are awaiting a second chance at a loving home.   Cold...

  • Beach Bound: Off-Leash Beaches and Parks

    Jul 6, 12 • Explore SB, Local Life, Outdoor Activities

    If your dog loves to socialize, he’ll be itching to get out of the car and onto the sand at Arroyo Burro Beach Park, a.k.a. Hendry’s Beach, where dogs of all breeds and sizes can run, play and splash in the waves with new friends. After strolling the...

  • Time for a Bath! Getting your Pet Squeaky Clean

    Jul 6, 12 • Explore SB

    Beach walks and mountain hikes can make for one dirty dog. Take your muddy mutt from bow to wow at one of the following groomers: Colleen’s Pet Grooming, 3034-A State St., 805/687-8414. For Paws Salon, 3349 State St., Santa Barbara, 805/563-7443 and 1225...

  • Pet 911: Who to Call When Disaster Strikes

    Jul 6, 12 • Explore SB

    If your dog becomes ill while you’re traveling, help is just a short drive away at CARE Hospital. Located at 301 E. Haley St. on Santa Barbara’s Eastside, CARE is a state-of-the-art, emergency medical facility with highly trained veterinarians on-staff...

  • Eat, Drink and Be Hairy: Doggie Dining and Dog-Friendly Wineries

    Jul 6, 12 • Explore SB, To Do, Web Exclusives

    Breathtaking ocean views? Check. Casual atmosphere? Check. Plenty of American-fare menu items? Check. Tucked away on the ocean side of the iconic Cabrillo Pavilion Arts Center, East Beach Grill is an open-air, short order eatery that caters to surfers and...

  • The Dog Days of Summer

    Jul 6, 12 • Archives, Explore SB

    Great food and comfy hotels, outdoor activities galore and a laid-back atmosphere. Add dog friendly to the list and, ladies and gentleman, we give you Santa Barbara. With its distinctive Spanish adobe architecture, majestic mountain vistas and miles of...

  • Shop ‘Til You Drop- The Best for Your Pets

    Jul 6, 12 • Explore SB, To Do

    Running low on kibble while traveling? Don’t fret, Lemos Feed & Pet Supply has a plethora of quality food, treats, toys and medications to keep your dog happy and healthy while you’re on the road. Multiple locations: 330 E. Gutierrez St., Santa...

  • Barrels upon Barrels of SLO’s Best at the 22nd Annual “Roll Out the Barrels” Weekend

    Jun 14, 12 • Explore SB, To Do

    Summer means a few things here in Santa Barbara: beach-filled days and much longer nights. That being said, it seems the only true way to take advantage of the sun’s late departure is to spend the nights doing what Central Coasters do best: drinking wine. I...

  • June’s First Thursday Showcases the Old and the New

    Jun 5, 12 • Explore SB, Galleries, To Do

    It’s every art lover’s favorite week of the month, where artists all over Santa Barbara flock to the downtown stretch of galleries to see what this month has in store. For the first month of summer, First Thursday is bound to attract art novices and...