Beer festival helps rescue at risk dogs with beer
Last update: Saturday, September 9th, 2017
When people drink beer, rescuing a dog does not usually come to mind.
On Saturday, Dirty Dog Squad and enFuego Events brought the two concepts together.
Dirty Dog Squad, an independent rescue group based out of Venice Beach, adopts dogs from city and county shelters. After helping rehabilitate them, they set out to find them a proper home via an extensive application and home visits.
Normally selling t-shirts and all natural dog treats made out of spent grains from breweries to help pay for the rescue work, Dirty Dog Squad founder David Kaplowitz took his fundraising efforts to the next level with the Buy a Dog a Beer Festival.
With over 20 local craft breweries filling guests cups, Kaplowitz invited the Santa Clarita community out for an evening of fine beer drinking.
“We wanted to come up with a unique theme …