The howlidays are upon us, which means it’s time to snap a few festive pics with your v. good dog! Behold our merry list of ops for pet photos with Santa. Bonus points for wearing ugly sweaters, reindeer antlers, or an absurd amount of jingle bells—we ruv it all, and so does Mr. C.
Santa’s Wonderland at Cabela’s
Starting November 5, the whole fam can experience the magic of Santa’s Wonderland at Cabela’s in Woodbury or Rogers. Reservations are recommended as spots fill up fast!
Dog Photos with Santa at Headflyer Brewing
Pet Night with Santa at Southdale Center
Santa Paws at Broken Clock Brewing Cooperative
Santa Photos with No Dog Left Behind
Bring puppers to No Dog Left Behind’s Maple Grove office to meet Santa on November 27, December 3, December 11, or December 17. For a recommended $20 donation, they’ll email you photos of the meet-and-greet.
Safe Hands Animal Rescue Santa Paws
This fundraiser for Safe Hands Animal Rescue is at the Solar Arts Building in NE Minneapolis on Saturday, December 3 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For $25, your dog, cat, or kids can pose with Father Christmas.
Pet Nights with Santa at Ridgedale Center
Chuck and Dons Holiday Photos
Stop by a participating Chuck and Dons store to capture a picture of your pup on December 3 or December 10 from 1–4 p.m. While we can’t guarantee an appearance from Santa himself (and some stores may have The Grinch!), they’ll have props and a backdrop to create a winter wonderland.
Did we miss any photos ops? Woof at us in the comments.
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