Helen Woodward Animal Center held its signature beach event, the 13th Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon, Sunday. Sept. 9. The center and presenting sponsor Blue Buffalo welcomed thousands of human and canine spectators to beautiful Dog Beach Del Mar for the spectacular event which featured surfing dogs, an adorable canine costume contest, a creative “freestyle surf” competition, and food and interactive booths, all for the benefit of the pets and programs at the Center. AnimalCenter.org