We’ve planned your pup’s summer social calendar and paw-viously you’re invited, too. These yappy hours are the spots to sniff and be sniffed, and all of ‘em will benefit local doggo nonprofits (some TBA). They’ll also be serving cocktails with Tito’s Handmade Vodka (the Vodka For Dog People, natch). We’ll be there handing out freebies and selling merch and Dog-Friendly Brewery Passes, too. Stop on by and raise a paw and a pint glass to this dog-obsessed life we’re livin’.
3 Squares Restaurant (5 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, June 12)
Note: This event was originally scheduled for June 4, but was rescheduled due to weather. This super-spacious patio is pawfect for mingling, and for d’awwwing over the PLETHORA OF ADOPTABLE BASSET HOUNDS that’ll be there from Minnesota Basset Rescue. Ears will be velvety. Jowls will be drippy. Hearts will be warmed. Kendell Victoria Photography will capture it all.
Edina Grill (5 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, June 18)
The pups of No Dog Left Behind will be there fur the belly rubs, and phodographer Kirsten Eitreim of KME Photography’ll be on paw to capture the fun. Woof to the wise: Nearby shops Athleta and LUSH welcome pups if you wanna pregame with some re-tail therapy.
Longfellow Grill (5 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, June 26)
The yappy hour specials will be flowing and so will the floof of fluffers enjoying this fine summer evening. Pose fur selfies with About a Dog Photography and pet adoptable pups from The Rescue Crew. Sniff out all the fun we had here last year!
3 Squares Restaurant (5 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, July 16)
We can’t guarantee much in this world, but we can guarantee you’ll see a few megawatt doggo smiles here because this yappy hour benefits Retrieve A Golden of the Midwest (RAGOM) and those puppers have smiles that could light up a whole dang dog park. Smile back fur good luck.
The Freehouse (5 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, August 6)
Bring your Brewery Pass and your heckin’ appetite! This North Loop institution’s known fur its freshy-fresh fare and vast array of crafted beers. Also on paw: tasty t-r-e-a-t-s from Metro Dogs Daycare. This yappy hour benefits Safe Hands Rescue and your pup can pose fur selfies with About a Dog Photography.
The Freehouse (5 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, September 18)
Note: This event was originally scheduled for July 18, but was rescheduled due to weather. The North Loop institution already has a killer happy hour, so doggos galore’ll kick it over the top. Pose for photos by About a Dog Photography, sip cocktails, scarf noms, and pet pooches at this shindog benefiting Twin Cities Pet Rescue. Bring your Brewery Pass!
(Photo by KME Photography)
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