Step Up: Dogs, Drinks & Volunteer
Time & Place
About The Event
YP Impact has joined forces with the Dog Yard to make much-needed flirt poles (toys) for cats and dogs up for adoption at PAWS, our featured nonprofit. Grab a drink, and a bite to eat, and join us as we create these simple to make toys, socialize and play with pets!
If you have a dog, you are welcome to bring it so long as it meets the guidelines below!
*Please note this is an in-person, outdoor event (with a covered area in the event of rain). Masks are required.Criteria for Bringing Your Dog:
- Dogs must have had their Rabies, DHPP, and Bordetella vaccinations (fill out an online profile or bring your dog's vaccination cards the day of. If your dog does not have a Bordetella vaccination, they can do it onsite.
- Dogs need to be altered if older than 8 months (we may be able to make an exception)
PAWS helps cats, dogs, and wild animals go home and thrive – whether home is the family room or the forest. We do this by rehabilitating orphaned and injured wildlife, sheltering, and adopting homeless cats and dogs, and educating the community to inspire compassionate action for animals.
Since 1967, PAWS has united more than 130,000 cats and dogs with loving families, cared for more than 140,000 sick, injured, and orphaned wild animals, and made the world a better place for countless others through outreach, education, and advocacy.About Dog Yard:
A 21+ gathering place for people and their dogs in Ballard.
Seattle’s finest indoor/outdoor off-leash play park and bar. A place where parents and their pups can socialize, exercise, relax, and enjoy a drink or treat!
Their play park features natural boulders from Eastern WA, tunnels, tires, and more. If it is hot out, they have water features to splash in. When it is cold, they set up outdoor heaters. Now including our new 2800 square foot playfield, covered with K9 grass turf. Inside, their retail and lounge areas offer fireside comfort & heated floors for your pooch to lounge on.
The bar is stocked with local beer, wine, seltzer, and alcohol-free options, along with tempting treats like fresh-baked pie, breakfast burritos, pizza, and soft pretzels from our very own Downtown Dog Lounge Bakery.About YP Impact:
YP Impact is the charitable division of YPCommunities, formed in response to young professionals (professionals young at heart) wanting to make a difference in their community. We empower connection, inspire change, and create impact through quarterly campaigns focused on different social issues and featuring reputable nonprofits. We offer a different kind of professional networking, building community among like-minded young professionals and the issues that are most important to them.