Popular Harbor Cruise “Goes to the Dogs” to Benefit the Helen Woodward Animal Center San Diego, California (April 6, 2015) – On May 16th, Hornblower Cruises & Events will host its 15th annual “Pet Day on the Bay” to benefit the Helen Woodward Animal Center (HWAC), a local nonprofit that provides care and comfort to orphaned and injured animals. On this special day each year, dogs are welcomed aboard to enjoy a fun-filled harbor cruise with their owners.

Highlights include: Best Sightseeing on San Diego Bay with Your Dog: These one-hour cruises offer breathtaking views of the San Diego skyline and storied landmarks, as well as a chance to experience delightful marine animals and majestic sea birds up close. Special Guests: Joining the cruises will be Jagger & Kristi from Magic 92.5 for a fun meet and greet. Delectable Doggie Treat Bar: A special smorgasbord, sponsored by Petco, will pamper pups throughout the cruise with a variety of mouthwatering treats. Expert Dog Training Tips: Experts from Petco’s dog training department will share helpful advice and suggestions for dog owners wanting to brush up on their pet handling skills. Support For HWAC: In addition to the proceeds from ticket sales, passengers are asked to bring sorely needed blankets and towels to further assist HWAC’s animals in need.

Reservations are now being accepted: Times: Three one-hour cruises are scheduled on May 16th, departing at 9:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. from the Hornblower ticket booth at 1800 N. Harbor Drive. Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to departure. Tickets: Costs are $24 for adults, $12 for children ages 4 to 12 and $22 for seniors and the military. Children three and under are free. Each adult passenger is invited to board with one dog. Canines must be kept on a leash throughout the cruise.

To make reservations, visit http://www.hornblower.com/port/overview/sd+petdayonbay