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Wag-O-Ween 2013: Trick or Treating for your dog in Savannah

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Halloween kids events in Savannah Take Rover trick-or-treating during Savannah’s annual Wag-O-Ween 2013 event, which will be noon-5 PM Saturday Oct. 26 2013 in downtown Savannah.

Buy maps at Canine Palace 612 Abercorn St., Savannah 31401 the day of, $5 per person. Proceeds will go to Dachshund Rescue of North America.

To trick or treat with your dog, you follow your purchased map through the Savannah Historic District to about 90 participating businesses that will be giving out treats for your four-footed friend.

There are restaurants on the route where you can sit take a break and get a bite to eat. Any questions? Call Sara 912.508.3336

FOR MORE LOCAL HALLOWEEN EVENTS, CLICK HERE.

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Guardian Angels Sitting Service: a babysitting, pet sitting & elderly sitting referral agency in Savannah, Hilton Head Is.

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Savannah Babysitting Services: Guardian Angels Sitting Service

You’re practically a Houdini when it comes to making your child’s favorite dinner appear on the table. But conjuring a babysitter out of thin air isn’t quite so cinchy.

Let Guardian Angels Sitting Service   help perfect your bag magic of parenting tricks

Guardian Angels Sitting Service  is a local babysitting, pet sitting and elderly sitting referral agency.  They are licensed, bonded and insured in multiple locations, from Cape May to Atlantic City NJ and Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, Beaufort, and Charleston area. Guardian Angels is also located in Savannah.

Guardian Angel babysitters are infant and Child CPR-certified and are background checked. All sitters also provide personal, childcare and employer reference checks.  Sitters are available on a daily, weekly, monthly or annual basis.

Sign up for a weekly, monthly or annual membership at their Web site by clicking here.

“Like” Guardian Angels Sitting Service on Facebook here.  Learn more about how Guardian Angel Sitting Services works on YouTube here.

Guardian Angels Sitting Service, serving Savannah, Hilton Head Is., Bluffton & beyond, www.guardianangelssittingservice.com/, Toll Free Phone/Fax: 877-470-4277, Local: 843-681-4277, email SCinfo@guardianangelssittingservice.com Guardian Angels Sitting Service is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

PAWrade: Pet Costume Contest at Picnic in the Park, Savannah

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

You gotta love this: this year’s popular Picnic in the Park in Savannah will have a Pet Costume Contest!

The City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs and TailsSpin Pet Supply Store are joining forces to host PAWrade at Picnic in the Park at Forsyth Park on Sunday, October 7th from 2-4 p.m. in conjunction with the city’s Picnic in the Park event.

Picnic in the Park is one of Savannah’s largest and most adored events. In 2011, approximately 23,000 people attended Picnic in the Park which featured an evening of music, entertainment, costume contest, and of course picnics.

This year’s theme is “Some Enchanted Evening”. The pet costume contest will be based on this theme. The “Some Enchanted Evening” Picnic in the Park theme will be branded as a whimsical fairytale. You have the option to dress your furry friend in a variety of costumes from a princess, villain or even a mystical creature.

Entrance fee: $10. Contestants may apply at either TailsSpin location, or at the Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs on Henry Street. Payment may be made in cash, check or credit card at either TailsSpin location; cash or check only at the Department of Cultural Affairs. Participants are encouraged to donate more than the $10 entry fee.

Proceeds to benefit the Savannah Pet Rescue Agencies: Humane Society of Greater Savannah, Coastal Pet Rescue, F.A.C.T.S. and Save-A-Life, Inc.

Prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners. Blue Buffalo and TailsSpin will provide 3 months of 30 lb bags of Blue Buffalo and a $50.00 Gift Certificate to the first place winner, 3 months of 15 lb bags and a $40.00 Gift Certificate to the second place winner and 3 months of 6 lb bags and a $30.00 Gift Certificate to the third place winner. Each winner will also receive a case of Blue Buffalo treats.

PAWrade at the Picnic in the Park is being co-sponsored by the City of Savannah Cultural Affairs Department, TailsSpin, Fleet Feet Sports, as well as media sponsors Connect Savannah and 98.7 The River.

Hilton Head Nannies expands with Hilton Head Companions & Pet Nannies

Monday, April 16th, 2012

It’s hard to believe that the beloved go-to agency for vacation nannies, babysitters & live-in nanny services -  Hilton Head Nannies - could get any better.  After all, they’re already the leading nanny placement agency specializing in the recruitment and placement of highly-qualified nannies.

But Hilton Head Nannies just became even more essential.

While celebrating their 5th year in business birthday,  Hilton Head Nannies has expanded into companion work (Hilton Head Companions) and Pet Nanny Work!

Hilton Head Companions is a compassionate senior care service that assists seniors in staying in their homes longer. Hilton Head Companions provides families with non-medical, private-duty senior-care, elder-care, respite care, personal care, companionship, and home care with the goal of helping seniors stay in their own homes. To see the various senior services provided, click here. Call today for a complimentary in-home consultation: (843)342-5673

Hilton Head Nannies serves Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, Okatie, Beaufort, Palmetto Bluff, Fripp Island, Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Tybee Island, and Wilmington Island areas of South Carolina and Georgia.

Hilton Head Nannies, “The More We Care, The More Beautiful Life Becomes” www.HiltonHeadNannies.com , 843.815.1313 Appointments may be made 24 hrs, 7 days per week on the Hilton Head Nannies website. Follow Hilton Head Nannies on Facebook here for updated information, coupons &  special promotions! Hilton Head Nannies is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Dog Paddle Park Expo

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

hampton-lake-logo.gifThe Bluffton subdivision Hampton Lake, near Hilton Head Island, will host a dog expo 10:30 am-4 pm Sat. March 15 at its newest amenity, Dog Paddle Park.

Sorry, this isn’t a BYOD (Dog) event. Fido has to stay home. But think how happy he’ll be when he finds out how much you learned! After all, among the expo participants will be groomers, veterinarians, animal artists, trainers and providers of pet products.

Features will include the Beaufort County sheriff’s full K-9 Unit; workshops and seminars; Frisbee canine demo and other demos; ferry rides across Hampton Lake; and an adoption gala with dogs available for adoption from local agencies.

The expo is also a chance to get your organization, company or pet products in front of dog owners. Cost to participate is $40 with 100 percent of the proceeds going directly to the K-9 Unit of The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office for the purchase of an $8,600 fully-trained Belgian Malinois patrol dog. To sign up as a sponsor, call Mary Foley at 843.836.7480 or Ashley Krieger at 843.785.3989.

For a schedule of events, click here or call 843.785.3989

Triplet baby goats @ HHI petting farm

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

triplet-goats.jpgSea Pines Lawton Stables on Hilton Head Island is always a fun place to visit because they have a petting farm, pony rides and trail rides. It’s even more special now after triplet goats were born Jan. 20. Read about the rare triplets here.

We took my son to see the baby goats today snug in their stable with mom. As an auntie to triplet boys, I couldn’t help feel for the mama goat. She looked tired. Poor woman. The petting farm also has a new batch of baby bunnies among all the other typical barnyard animals. All of which- plus discounted pony and trail rides for South Carolina residents – makes a visit to Lawton Stables well worth the trip.

Lawton Stables @ 190 Greenwood Drive in Sea Pines Plantation, HHI is open daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information, call 843.671.2586. Lawton Stables also hosts children birthday parties.

Last rescue pet adoption day

Sunday, December 2nd, 2007

santa-and-pets.jpgIf you want to adopt a pet from rescues and shelters during the holidays, be sure to attend the last adoption day of the year, 3-7 pm Dec. 8 @ Savannah Toyota @ 11101 Abercorn Ext. It’s part of Coastal Pet Rescue‘s annual Home 4 the Holidays program. You can also see available pets by clicking here. Adoption fees include first shots and veterinary exam, microchip and spay or neuter.

Don’t forget Claus and Paws, Coastal Pet Rescue‘s pet photos with Santa @ Oglethorpe Mall, 6-8 pm Dec. 4. Bring your leashed pet with proof of rabies vaccination to the Pepino’s entrance. Coastal Pet Rescue will also provide microchipping for $10 per pet during Claus and Paws. All pets must be leashed and have proof of current rabies vaccination.

For info on other Santa pet photo opportunities, click here.

Spot meet Santa

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

santa-and-pets.jpgSanta @ Oglethorpe Mall in Savannah will pose with your four-legged friends during the next two Tuesday evenings, Nov. 27 and Dec. 4, from 6-8 pm. Pet photos with Santa cost $24. You can bring your leashed pet with proof of rabies vaccination to the Pepino’s entrance.

Coastal Pet Rescue will be accepting donation items at these two events. Click here for wishlist of what to donate for dogs or cats.

Santa @ the Mall at Shelter Cove in Center Court on Hilton Head Island also welcomes pets for photos. Pets must be on a leash or in a crate. (843) 686-3090.

For a list of where to visit Santa this holiday season, click here.

Your kid’s weekend guide

Friday, October 19th, 2007

wag-o-ween.jpgWag-O-Ween
Noon-5 p.m. Saturday Oct. 20, downtown Savannah. A trick-or-treating event for dogs and their owners. More than 50 businesses in the historic district will have free dog treats to costumed dogs. Owners are encouraged to be in costume, too. The starting points are: Canine Palace, 618 Abercorn St., or Universe Trading Company, 27 Montgomery St. Cost: $5 donation per adult; children are admitted free. Call 631-1651 or 234-3336.

Harvest Celebration
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday Oct. 20, Calhoun Square at Gordon and Abercorn streets. A Victorian Savannah celebration with period storytelling, carriage rides, parlor games and harvest-themed arts and crafts. Hosted by the Massie Heritage Center. Admission: $2 per person. Call 201-5070.

Ride Thomas the Train
Georgia Veterans State Park, 2459 Highway 280 West Cordele, Ga., off Interstate 75, about 100 miles north of Fla. state line. Oct. 19-21 and 26-28; $16 for ages 2 and older.
The train leaves on the hour from 9 am-4 pm. Children can take 25-minute rides on a train led by Thomas and have their pictures taken with Topham Hatt, the controller of Thomas’ Railway. Hosted by SAM Shoreline Excursion Train.

The Pirates’ House at 20 East Broad St., downtown Savannah, hosts a special Sunday breakfast buffet for kids and their families featuring five pirates as entertainment. The pirate breakfast will continue on Sundays throughout October. Families are encouraged to bring cameras and pose with the seafaring mates. Seating is from 9 am-10 am. Adults: $11.95/Children: $5.95. Tell staff you read about special breakfast on southernmamas.com and receive a free 8×10 of the pirates. For more family-friendly restaurants, click here.

Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival Oct 19-21Live music, fireworks, amusement rides, class car show, seafood. 5-11 pm Fri. Oct. 19, 10 am-11 pm Sat. Oct. 20; 11 am-5 pm Sun. Oct. 21 J.F. Gregory Park, Hwy. 144/Ford Avenue, Richmond Hill. (912) 756-3444

Tybee Island’s 120th Birthday Celebration, Sat. Oct. 20-Sun. Oct. 21two-festival of art, history, cuisine and entertainment. Outdoor evening concert at the lighthouse will feature the SCAD Jazz Ensemble. Free. Memorial Park, the beach, pier and lighthouse.

Annual Community Festival Oct 19 -20hosted by the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, Hilton Head Island, 5:30-9:30 pm. A haunted trail and more. (843) 689-6767

Fall Festival at the Salty Dog Café in the South Beach Marina Village, Hilton Head Island. 12-4 pm (843) 671-2233

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