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Where to Find Offbeat Items

If you find some of these 10 items more appealing than they seem to us, you can contact:

* Dog Pro Doggie Sunglasses (suggested retail $10): Dog Pro, 2219 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Suite 195, Thousand Oaks, Calif. 91362; (805) 493-0942. Also sold at selected pet shops.

* The Labor Coach Kit ($29.95): Marks Vazelakis Inc., P.O. Box 67308, Los Angeles, Calif. 90067; (800) 869-8291 or (213) 550-8299. Also available at some baby stores.

* Car-Bib ($19.95, plus $4 shipping and handling): Michael E. McDonel, P.O. Box 695, Mechanicsburg, Pa. 17055. Oil Trapper (suggested retail $8.95): Dynacorn International Inc., 1730 Fiske Place, Oxnard, Calif. 93031; (805) 486-2611.

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* Feline Soft Paws ($64.95, includes 320 nail caps, adhesive and instruction video): SmartPractice, 3400 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix, Ariz. 85008; (800) 762-7879. Sold to veterinarians only.

* Great Lovers Plaque ($21.95, plus $3.50 shipping and handling): the Pine Cone, Dept. 371, Blake Building, P.O. Box 1378, Gilroy, Calif. 95021; (408) 842-4797. California residents add $1.54 tax.

* NiteMates ($29.95 plus, $4.50 postage and handling): Altman Productions Inc., 7965 Dunbrook Road, Suite A, San Diego, Calif. 92126; (800) 748-5989. Also sold at selected department stores.

* Pambra’s Original Bra Liner (suggested retail $9.95, includes three sets of liners): Morey Manufacturing, P.O. Box 983, Fontana, Calif. 92334; (714) 820-1769 or (800) 788-1779.

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* Escape Exercise Videos ($29.95 each): Kahnfidence Associated Productions Co. (KAPCO), 23906 Ash Lane, Mission Viejo, Calif. 92691; (714) 837-6297 or (800) 659-5303. The videos biking in Kauai; skiing in Banff, Canada; rowing in Newport Beach; running or walking in Kauai.

* Protect-Ear Dog Dish (suggested retail $10): Somebody Enterprises, P.O. Box 1017-N, Simi Valley, Calif. 93062; (805) 584-0664. Colors: light blue, mauve and navy. Also available in some pet stores.

* Kricket Krap ($2.99 for 1-pound bag; 1 1/4 pounds, $3.89; 4 pounds, $8.99): L & J Trading Co., 4105 E. Live Oak Ave., Suite C, Arcadia, Calif. 91006; (818) 574-9752 or (800) 551-5157.


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