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Pooches and Pups Swarm North Oregon Coast Town in October

 

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09/21/07

Secrets of the Season

Pooches and Pups Swarm North Oregon Coast Town in October

Even giant dogs love to hang around Cannon Beach (model: Emma, the canine ambassador for the Cannon Beach Chamber)

(Cannon Beach, Oregon) – It is sometimes known as the most dog friendly town on the Oregon coast, and now Cannon Beach will celebrate this dogged determination to all things canine with the tenth annual Dog Show on the Beach, Saturday, October 20.

The Surfsand Resort welcomes friendly canine competition with this annual puppy parade on the resort’s seaside backyard. Pooches from around the northwest will compete for top honors in wacky categories including Oldest Looking Dog, Best Frisbee Catch, Cutest Puppy, Best Bark and Owner Look-alike.

Join the Surfsand Resort for this light-hearted dog show as they raise money for the Clatsop County Animal Shelter.

Inn at Cannon Beach. Beautifully wooded natural setting at quiet south end of Cannon Beach. Great during winter storms with a new book by the fireplace – or when the sun is out for family fun and beach strolling. Handsome beach cottage-style architecture. Lush flowering gardens and naturalized courtyard pond. Warm, inviting guest rooms. Continental buffet breakfast. Warm Cookies. Family and Pet Friendly. Welcome gifts. Smoke-free. Complimentary Wireless Connectivity. Wine and book signing events. 800-321-6304 or 503-436-9085. Hemlock At Surfcrest, Cannon Beach, Oregon. www.atcannonbeach.com.

For more information on the event or to enter your four-legged champion in any of the categories listed below, please visit the Surfsand Resort’s website at www.surfsand.com or call (800) 547-6100.

Conveniently located to both Portland and Seattle, Martin Hospitality owns and runs the Surfsand Resort in the charming town of Cannon Beach. They specialize in upscale resorts, inns and restaurants in Cannon Beach and Seaside, Oregon, including the Stephanie Inn, which was named by Conde Nast Traveler as one of the Top 700 Best Hotels worldwide and on the Conde Nast Reader’s Choice Top 25 in the Country. Martin Hospitality also manages the Stephanie Inn Dining Room, the Surfsand Resort, Wayfarer Restaurant & Lounge, the Inn of the Four Winds and The Lumberyard Rotisserie & Grill. Martin Hospitality is a 28-year-old company with 240 employees and is headquartered at 264 Third Street in Cannon Beach. For more information visit, www.martinhospitality.com.

2007 Dog Show on the Beach Schedule

All dogs must be registered in person, prior to their first event.

Friday, October 19, 2007. 4 to 8 p.m. Pre-registration.

The Ocean Lodge. There will not be another property built like this in Cannon Beach in our lifetimes. Rare, premiere ocean front location; handsome, dramatic architecture and tasteful, fun (nostalgic) beach interiors. Overlooks Haystack Rock. 100 percent smoke free. Imaginative special occasion packages. Massive wood burning lobby fireplace. Library w/ fireplace, stocked with impressive book collection. Pet and family friendly. Lavish continental buffet breakfast. In-room fireplaces, mini-kitchens. Jacuzzi tubs in select rooms. DVD players, complimentary movies. Morning paper. Warm cookies. 888-777-4047. 503-436-2241. 2864 Pacific Street. Cannon Beach, Oregon. www.theoceanlodge.com

Saturday, October 20, 2007
9 a.m. Registration Begins
10 a.m. Cutest Puppy – Mix Breed
10:15 a.m. Cutest Puppy – Purebred (2 divisions)
10:30 a.m. Oldest Looking Dog
10:35 a.m. Smallest Dog
10:40 a.m. Biggest Dog
10:45 a.m. Fattest Dog
10:50 a.m. Skinniest Dog
11:15 a.m. Prettiest Dog (3 divisions)
11:30 a.m. Most Handsome Dog (3 divisions)
11:45 a.m. “So Ugly You’re Cute” Dog
11:50 a.m. Fluffiest Dog (2 divisions)
12 Noon Most Colorful Dog (2 divisions)
12:15 p.m. Parade of Contestants & Pictures
12:30 p.m. Hurdles (3 divisions)*
12:45 p.m. High Jump (3 divisions)*
1 p.m. Frisbee Catch (3 divisions)*
For over 80 years a favorite of Seaside visitors. 51 oceanfront condos, individually owned and decorated. Suites for couples, small apartments with fireplaces and kitchenettes, one or two bed family units with fireplaces, kitchens and dining rooms. Oceanview cottages sleep anywhere from two to eight, w/ two bedrooms, some with lofts, fireplaces and kitchens. Heated outdoor pool, enormous grounds w/ picnic tables - all at quiet southern end of Seaside.1:15 p.m. Doggie Dash (3 divisions)*
1:30 p.m. Obstacle Course (3 divisions)*
1:45 p.m. Shortest Tail (2 divisions)
1:45 p.m. Owner Look-Alike
2:10 p.m. Shortest Ears (2 divisions)
2:20 p.m. Longest Tail (2 divisions)
2:30 p.m. Best Handshake (2 divisions)
2:40 p.m. Longest Ears (2 divisions)
2:50 p.m. Best Tail Wag (2 divisions)
3 p.m. Best Smile (2 divisions)
3:10 p.m. Best Trick (2 divisions)
3:20 p.m. Best Bark (2 divisions)
3:30 p.m. Best Costume (2 divisions)
3:45 p.m. Best in Show (1st place winners in all categories compete)

* Field events may be cancelled due to weather. Schedule is subject to change. Event divisions based on dog’s age or weight.

Arch Cape Property Services. Dozens of homes in that dreamy, rugged stretch between Cannon Beach and Manzanita known as Arch Cape. Oceanfront and ocean view , or just a short walk from the sea.
All homes are immaculate and smoke free; some pet friendly (with a fee). Some with broadband, indoor or outdoor hot tubs, fireplaces, decks, and fire pits or barbecues. Call about tempting winter specials that go until March (not valid holidays, however). www.archcaperentals.com 866-436-1607.


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Feed the seals! One of the oldest aquariums in the U.S. is here in Seaside, Oregon, right on the Promenade

Breathtaking high panoramic beach views from oceanfront rooms, spacious family suites & fully equipped cottages.  Known for gracious hospitality, the sparkling clean Sea Horse features a heated indoor pool, dramatic oceanfront spa, great whale watching, free deluxe continental breakfast, conference room, free casino shuttle & HBO.  Fireplaces, private decks and spas are available in select rooms.  Close to shops, golf, fishing & restaurants.  Pets are welcome in select rooms.  Senior discounts.  Kids 18 and under stay free in their parent's room.  Very attractive rates.
20 gorgeous homes sleep up to 18; doubled that with some side-by-side homes. Some pet friendly. Cottages to massive homes; new oceanfront to renovated historic beach houses. All over central coast w/ Lincoln City, Otter Rock, Boiler Bay and Nye Beach. Long list of features, including barbecues, large decks, antique furnishings, wood stoves, gas fireplaces, hardwood floors, Jacuzzis and hot tubs. Most have movies, music, books. Gift basket w/ goodies in each

Weiss' Paradise Suites & Vacation Rentals - Seaside

Unique Luxury Accommodations in Seaside. 1BR Suites, 1BR & 2BR Duplex Units and 3BR Houses, units for 2-8 people. Rent entire property for 20-26. Close to beach, river and Broadway St.
Suites are designed for two adults; vacation rental units for families. All units have kitchen and many have fireplace, deck and jetted tub. Comfy robes, slippers, luxury bath amenities, quality linens and more. 741 S. Downing St., Seaside. 800-738-6691. www.SeasideSuites.com


A1 Beach Rentals, Lincoln City. Perfect for large family vacations all the way down to a getaway lodging for two - with over 25 vacation rental homes to choose from. A breathtaking collection of craftsman or traditional beachfront homes, or oceanview houses – from one to seven bedrooms. In various areas of Lincoln City and overlooking the beach, with some in Depoe Bay. All kinds of amenities are available, like hot tubs, decks, BBQ, rock fireplaces, beamed ceilings and more. Some are new, some are historic charmers. Lincoln City, Oregon. 1-(503)-232-5984. www.a1beachrentals.com.


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17 lavish, beachfront suites feature Jacuzzi or outdoor hot tub, gas fireplace, luxury robes & linens, TV, two-headed showers. Three large suites have kitchens. Private deck w/ BBQ available. No smoking or pets. Perfect for romantic getaway, honeymoon.
Newly renovated, 30 upscale rooms, on north end of Lincoln City, close to everything. Spa-like feeling, w/ luxury linens & robes, pillow top mattresses, flat screen TV's, granite counters and more all add to pampering. Oceanfront and ocean view units w/ gas fireplace. Hot Tub units. Romance packages. Luxury Room for every budget: meeting and wedding spaces too.

D Sands Condominium Motel, Lincoln City. Free, fresh baked cookie upon check-in is just the start. All rooms beachfront and up against Lincoln City's most famous stretch of beach: the D River. Each room comes as a suite or mini-suite, and has a kitchen and balcony or patio. Some w/ gas fireplaces, while all have a DVD Players; movies to rent come with free popcorn. Heated indoor pool, a spa, and this fabulous beach is lit at night. Rooms sleep from two, four to six - including a deluxe fireplace suite. Gift certificates orspecial occasion packages. www.dsandsmotel.com. 171 S.W. Highway 101. 800-527-3925.



Lincoln City Vacation Homes Something for everyone: smaller homes with a view to a large house that sleeps 15. All are either oceanfront or just a few steps away – all with a low bank access and fantastic views. Most are in the Nelscott area; one is close to the casino. You’ll find a variety of goodies: fireplaces, multiple bedrooms, dishwashers, Jacuzzis, washer/dryers, hot tubs, cable TV, VCR, barbecues; there’s a loft in one, and another sprawling home has two apartments. Pets allowed in some homes – ask first. Each comes with complete kitchens. Most have seventh night free. Prices range from winter $85 to summer $230 per night. www.getaway2thecoast.com. 541-994-8778.


Tradewinds Motel, Rockaway Beach. All rooms are immaculate and have TV’s, VCR’s and in-room phones w/ data ports. Oceanfronts have queen bed, a double hide-a-bed, kitchen, cozy firelog fireplace and private deck. Both types sleep up to four people. Others are appointed for a two-person romantic getaway, yet still perfect for those on a budget. Elaborate oceanfront Jacuzzi suite has two bedrooms, kitchen, double hide-a-bed, fireplace and private deck, sleeping as many as six. For family reunions or large gatherings such as weddings, some rooms can connect to create two-room and three-room suites. Some rooms pet friendly. 523 N. Pacific St., Rockaway Beach. (503) 355-2112 - 1-800-824-0938. www.tradewinds-motel.com



STARFISH POINT Newport - Offers only the finest in luxury condominium lodging. Every unit is focused on the beauty of the sea and the beach.
All units boast two bedrooms, two bathrooms, designer kitchens, wireless broadband Internet, fireplaces, Jacuzzi’s and private decks. Friendly staff dedicated to high quality and superb customer service. 140 NW 48th Street, Newport. (541) 265-3751. (800) 870-7795. www.starfishpoint.com


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