Pints for Pups supports animal rescue – California News

Pints for Pups supports animal rescue – California News


Back row, from left: Heidi Rose, Doug Rodrigues and Doug Hart and front row, from left: Denise Trakas, Betty Rodrigues and Carole Scott all energetically represent High Sierra Animal Rescue at the Brewing Lair fundraiser July 23. Photos by David Nickerson

High Sierra Animal Rescue and the Brewing Lair teamed up July 23 to host a dog-friendly fundraiser to raise money for the maintenance and expansion of HSAR’s operations.

HSAR received $2 for every pint sold during the five-hour event in addition to all the money raised selling memorabilia and drawing tickets.

HSAR uses money generated during fundraisers to pay for animal medical costs, as well as to help pay for shelter upkeep and community outreach programs.

The event itself, which took place at the Brewing Lair, drew a large, steady crowd of eager patrons and canine companions from all over California and Nevada.

The idea of hosting a fundraising event at the Brewing Lair originally came up because of mutual connections between the two entities and because Brewing Lair owner Susan Delano had dealings with the organization in the past.

Delano said that she had adopted a pet from HSAR and was impressed with its work.

Throughout the day and into the evening, patrons and pooches alike hid from the sun and explored the Brewing Lair’s grounds as the band Prescribed Burn rocked out near the main brewery facility.

Due to safety concerns though, all dogs were required to be on leashes, but the pups hardly seemed to mind given the incredible heat and the ample opportunities for social interaction.

Indeed, pooches of all shapes and sizes seemed quite content to hide under the brewery’s wooden tables, casually greeting…

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