Escondido RV Resort Raises Money at Dog Park Grand Opening

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Mayors of Escondido and Poway cut the ribbon at Sunland RV Resort’s largest dog park.

The brand new fire hydrant water feature helped keep the four-legged guests cool on a hot Saturday afternoon.

Today, we not only brought resort guests and members of the community together for a fun event, we raised nearly $200 for the local humane society...

On Saturday, June 29, 2013, Escondido RV Resort hosted the grand opening of their brand new dog park. Guests, local businesses, city officials and Sunland staff members celebrated the one-third-acre fenced park with a barbecue, pet parade, and ribbon cutting.

As Sunland staff grilled hot dogs to raise money for the Escondido Humane Society, they were joined by the organization's representatives and a few of their adoptable dogs. Also in attendance to chat with dog owners were the Veterinary Specialty Hospital and Acacia Animal Health Center.

“Today, we not only brought resort guests and members of the community together for a fun event, we raised nearly $200 for the local humane society,” said Sunland RV Resorts Vice President of Operations, Greg Sidoroff. “We are thrilled that for years to come, our guests and their pets will have a secured area where dogs can run and play.”

To close the event, Mayor Higginson of Poway and Mayor Abed of Escondido cut the ceremonial ribbon at the entrance of the dog park. While owners retreated to the park’s shade trees and picnic tables, the pooches had a chance to run, play on the agility toys and even cool off in the fire hydrant water feature.

Attendees all walked away from the event with something including food from San Diego-based dog food company, The Honest Kitchen; Sunland dog treats; and gift certificates from attending vendors.

Escondido RV Resort and Sunland RV Resorts would like to thank Escondido Humane Society, Acacia Animal Health Center, Veterinary Specialty Hospital, and The Honest Kitchen for their generous donations and participation.

For more information on the dog park, or information on vendors, visit

About Escondido RV Resort:

Escondido RV Resort is one of eight Sunland RV Resort properties. This resort boasts 125 full hookup sites, a pool, outdoor spa, fitness center, clubhouse, and brand new dog park. Escondido RV Resort is the closest Sunland property to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park and Stone World Bistro and Gardens. Experience a different side of San Diego County. Experience Escondido RV Resort. Visit for more information.

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