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November 17, 2015

It’s not everywhere you can sip Catahoula Coffee and gaze at a world-famous bridge while someone else washes your dog.

And it gets better:  Every latte or oatmeal shampoo actually helps support our regional parks in a small way, because Mudpuppy’s Tub & Scrub and Sit & Stay Café are East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) concessions. As part of its operating agreement, every EBRPD concession returns some of its revenues to the park district.

Of course, both businesses – collectively and affectionately known to most just as “Mudpuppy’s” – are more than concessions. They’re an integral part of the Point Isabel (PI) experience and community. For years, they have delighted the hordes with service and solace, seven-days-a-week.

The popular café is one of several EBRPD concessions that serve food. The dog wash, though, is unique to PI – and an uncommon perk among public parks anywhere. The original dog-washing outfit at PI was a mobile venture run by two women entrepreneurs who bathed cani...

My name is Pamplemousse (in French: grapefruit), but my friends call me Pompi. A lot of people make the mistake of calling me a Pug… hey, some of my best friends are those curly-tailed fellow flat-faces, but you should know that I’m a proud French Bulldog.  Most of you probably know me from the big orange ball that I enjoy carrying around the park wherever I go. I love chasing after that ball, even though it’s half my size, as if I’m some kind of retriever. But I’ll get to the ball a little later.

I was born in American Canyon in 2010 and came to my permanent home in North Berkeley when I was only 2 months old and 8 pounds. Ever since, I have been a nearly daily fixture at Point Isabel, or the Point as my human parents call it. I used to go on walks out on the North side of the bridge with my companion, a lovable Golden Retriever named Jesse, but he trotted away to doggie heaven this past March. It was very sad for the whole family, but I remember him daily when I go by his favorite spo...

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