Mingle with adoptable canines at this dog documentary fundraising party

Feb 27 2019, 7:26 am

If your idea of a good time is chowing down on delicious food with a drink in hand and meeting very cute dogs, do we have an event for you.

An upcoming fundraiser for the Baja Dog Project is combining cocktails and canines for a very worthy cause: Helping homeless dogs.

Some of the Mexican dogs rescued by Acre Dogs.

The group is raising money to film a documentary about the plight of stray dogs in the Baja Peninsula in Mexico, and the efforts to help them. Spearheaded by Melanie Booth and Stephanie Taylor of the non-profit animal rescue West Coast Pet Project, the duo has an ambitious goal of raising $30,000 to cover production costs.

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Guests at the March 13 event in Mount Pleasant can expect to meet rescue dogs, and doggos currently up for adoption.

There’s also made-to-order grilled cheese sandwiches, a 6-foot charcuterie board, and $4 drinks provided by Nude and Red Truck.

One of the dogs rescued by the West Coast Pet Project

The $25 entry includes food, a drink ticket and one raffle ticket.  Raffle prizes include a pass to Ride Cycle Club, a class pass for All-City Athletics, three or five-day juice cleanses from The Juice Truck, gear from RYU and All Twerk & No Pray, and personal training sessions from Yard Athletics.

Pet sketch artists Brodie Turner will be there for part of the evening doing sketches.

Baja Dog Project Fundraiser

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Time: 7 – 11 pm

Where: Studio Space, 2531 Ontario Street

Tickets: Available online, $25

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