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December 2018

TAP Fam Meetup

December 4, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, 2816 Historic Decatur Road
San Diego,
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We love our TAP fam, and want to hang with you! Whether you are a foster, adopter, volunteer, or just interested in learning more about our organization, please join us for our super casual, FUN monthly meetup. Dogs welcome, of course! 🐾 *DAY & LOCATION CHANGE: We have changed our monthly meetup day to the first Tuesday of every month, from 5:30-7:30pm. Stone Brewery in Liberty Station has kindly offered to let us use their Movie Courtyard area! This will…

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Santa Paws

December 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fair at 44, 4350 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92105 United States
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$5

Powerpet and The Dojo Café invite you and your furry friend to take a picture with Santa Claus! Join us for a fun-filled day with your four-legged friends 🐶! Everyone welcome (even if you don't have a four-legged friend) ~ $5 donation ~Proceeds benefiting The Animal Pad ~Goodie bag with dog treats from Powerpet ~ Food ~ Coffee and Pastries from The Dojo Cafe ~ Photo Booth from Blink Booth ~ Music ~ The Wild Whiskers Shop, Marley's Pet Planet…

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BarkHappy San Diego: Ugly Sweater Howliday Pawty

December 9, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
AleSmith Brewing Company, 9990 AleSmith Ct
San Diego, CA 92126 United States
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$12

    Join your fellow San Diego dog lovers for a festive time at our Ugly Sweater Howliday Pawty! We will have a a mistletoe kissing booth with free digital photo downloads, onsite massage chair for the humans, freebies for all attendees, and seasonal fun! All of this benefits our charity partner, The Animal Pad! So come and celebrate the winter season with us for an afternoon that you won't forget!   Sunday, December 9th from 1- 4pm AleSmith Brewing…

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February 2019

Pet Adoption Sunday at The Unity Center

February 24 @ 9:15 am - 11:30 am
The Unity Center, 8999 Activity Road
San Diego, CA 92126 United States
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Join us at the Unity Center for an adoption event this Sunday, 2/24, from 9:15am-11:30am. We will be on their front courtyard and will have several of our adoptable dogs there ready to meet you! 

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TAPACT: Meeting of the Minds

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
San Diego Grooming Academy, 3805 Utah Street
San Diego, CA 92104 United States
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We are thrilled to introduce TAPACT- Our activism wing of The Animal Pad (TAP). TAPACT is dedicated to ending the suffering, abuse, and exploitation of dogs through information, education, and advocacy locally and globally. The Animal Pad rescues dogs primarily from Mexico and through our journey, we have seen first hand the many issues that dogs face at the hands of humans. We are determined to evoke permanent change in both policy and culturally. We have a battle ahead of…

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March 2019

Barry’s for Bones (a charity class)

March 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Barrys Bootcamp, 1220 Cleveland Ave Suite M109
San Diego, CA 92103 United States
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$35

Join us for an incredible workout at Barry's Bootcamp! This class will be taught by TAP adopter, advocate and kick ass instructor, Brooke Sheely-Halby on Saturday, March 2nd at 5pm. 100% of proceeds go to TAP! Registration is $35 and there are a very limited amount of spots available!

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ADOPTION EVENT AT WAGS AND RUFFS!

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wags and Ruffs, 4085 Pacific Highway
San Diego, CA 92110 United States
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Come out and meet our adoptables at Wags and Ruffs Sunday, March 3rd from 11am-1pm! We will have $1 pizza slices and drinks, along with some raffle prizes and treats- all proceeds go to TAP! There will be FREE nail trims and one of their dog trainers, Sara, will be there to give free training advice, too.

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Monthly TAP FAM Meetup!

March 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, 2816 Historic Decatur Road
San Diego,
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We love our TAP fam, and want to hang with you! Whether you are a foster, adopter, volunteer, or just interested in learning more about our organization and dog rescue in general, please join us for our super casual, FUN monthly meetup. Dogs welcome, of course! 🐾 This monthly meetup happens the first THURSDAY of every month, from 5:30-8:00pm. Stone Brewery in Liberty Station has kindly offered to let us use their Movie Courtyard area! To find us, please enter…

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Volunteer Trip to Ellos Son La Razon Shelter!

March 9 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
$20

We are thrilled to announce our 2nd Volunteer Trip to ESLR! Ellos Son La Razon is a no-kill shelter in Ensenada - the only of its kind - and gets little to no rescue help, apart from TAP. Visiting and volunteering here is heartbreaking, beautiful, and absolutely life-changing; It is something that we want as many people to experience as possible. With a total of over 250 dogs (and counting, because they will never turn a single dog away) and…

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BarkAid Cuts for TAP!

March 12 @ 12:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Paul Mitchell School, 410 A Street
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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$25

For the eighth year, master stylist Patrick Lomantini will be kicking off the BarkAID Lomantini North American Tour to raise funds for animal shelters and rescues across North America. The Animal Pad has been chosen as a beneficiary of their March 12th event here in San Diego! Lomantini’s ultimate road trip will be visiting over 36 cities starting on March 1st , Austin, TX and ending in Las Vegas on November 18th. Each day during the featured salon/school’s business hours,…

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Luck O’Loma – Block Party!

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
GoodBar, 1872 Rosecrans Street
San Diego, CA 92106 United States
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$10

The Luck O' Loma St. Patrick's Block Party is coming to Point Loma! This family & dog-friendly, neighborhood event will feature live entertainment, booths serving up beer & liquor , delicious food by Surf Side Deli, dog park area, themed games, green stuff and more! A portion of block party proceeds will benefit local dog rescue, The Animal Pad, who will also be showing off adorable, adoptable dogs! The block party spans from the Goodbar parking lot to the Surf…

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TAP Volunteer Trip to ESLR Ensenada Dog Shelter 04.13.19

March 19 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
$30

We are thrilled to announce our 3rd Volunteer Trip to ESLR! Ellos Son La Razon is a no-kill shelter in Ensenada - the only of its kind - and gets little to no rescue help, apart from TAP. Visiting and volunteering here is heartbreaking, beautiful, and absolutely life-changing; It is something that we want as many people to experience as possible. With a total of over 250 dogs (and counting, because they will never turn a single dog away) and…

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TAPACT: Meeting of the Minds

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
San Diego Humane Society, 5500 Gaines St
San Diego, CA 92110 United States
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This meeting is for anyone who wants to come and lend their voice to help make permanent change! This is our 2nd meeting and we will have lots of updates to share! Please come armed with your ideas and any info on contacts that would be helpful in this battle! For those of you who were unable to attend our inaugural meeting--we are tackling the puppy selling that happens at the Border. We've all seen it- the guys who walk…

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TAPACT: Meeting of the Minds- Session Two

March 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
San Diego Humane Society, 5500 Gaines St
San Diego, CA 92110 United States
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This meeting is for anyone who wants to come and lend their voice to help make permanent change! This is our 2nd meeting and we will have lots of updates to share! Please come armed with your ideas and any info on contacts that would be helpful in this battle! For those of you who were unable to attend our inaugural meeting- we are tackling the puppy selling that happens at the Border. We've all seen it- the guys who…

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April 2019

TAP FAM Meetup- April

April 4 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, 2816 Historic Decatur Road
San Diego,
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We love our TAP fam, and want to hang with you! Whether you are a foster, adopter, volunteer, or just interested in learning more about our organization and dog rescue in general, please join us for our super casual, FUN monthly meetup. Dogs welcome, of course! 🐾 *DAY CHANGE: We have changed our monthly meetup day to the first THURSDAY of every month, from 5:30-8:00pm. Stone Brewery in Liberty Station has kindly offered to let us use their Movie Courtyard…

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Tap Backs with TAP (charity spin ride)

April 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
CycleBar Hillcrest, 1040 UNIVERSITY AVENUE SUITE B213
San Diego, CA 92103 United States
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$35

Tap backs with TAP! Come Spin and Save Lives on Saturday, April 6th at 12:00pm at CycleBar Hillcrest! We expect this event to sell out quickly so please register today! +Registration is $35 and gets you an amazing spin class (taught by the amazing Taeok who is also a TAP adopter ) and a raffle ticket! (Additional raffle tickets will be available for purchase in the studio). +100% of proceeds go directly to TAP and our on going efforts to…

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Tap Backs with TAP (Spin Class)

April 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
CycleBar Hillcrest, 1040 UNIVERSITY AVENUE SUITE B213
San Diego, CA 92103 United States
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$35

Tap backs with TAP! Come Spin and Save Lives on Saturday, April 6th at 12:00pm at CycleBar Hillcrest! We expect this event to sell out quickly so please register today! +Registration is $35 and gets you an amazing spin class (taught by the amazing Taeok who is also a TAP adopter ) and a raffle ticket! (Additional raffle tickets will be available for purchase in the studio). +100% of proceeds go directly to TAP and our on going efforts to…

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TAP Trip to Ellos Son La Razon

April 13 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Ensenada, Mexico Mexico + Google Map

We are thrilled to announce our 3rd Volunteer Trip to ESLR! Ellos Son La Razon is a no-kill shelter in Ensenada - the only of its kind - and gets little to no rescue help, apart from TAP. Visiting and volunteering here is heartbreaking, beautiful, and absolutely life-changing; It is something that we want as many people to experience as possible. With a total of over 250 dogs (and counting, because they will never turn a single dog away) and…

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May 2019

Cocktails for a Cause at The Hopping Pig

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Hopping Pig, 748 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101 United States

Join us on Tuesday, May 7th from 7-9pm at The Hopping Pig in Downtown San Diego for an evening of Cocktails for a Cause! Guest Bartender Tony Aversa will be slinging drinks, with a specialty cocktail menu by Ilegal, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit TAP! We will be raffling off some incredible prizes, too! Come meet some of our adorable adoptables, and support our cause of saving as many deserving dogs as we can! This is the…

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S & N Party: Take the “Hump” out of Hump Day!

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Tipsy Crow, 770 Fifth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
$40

We're taking the "Hump" out of Hump Day with The Animal Pad S&N Party on Wednesday, May 15th! This sexy little fundraiser will feature cocktails, light apps, entertainment, raffle and a kinky surprise or two... All proceeds raised will support The Animal Pad's spay and neuter fund because we should leave the coupling to the humans! Each ticket includes 1 complimentary cocktail, light apps and 1 raffle ticket! This 21+ party is for humans only. Stay tuned for details on…

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June 2019

TAP Fam June Monthly Meetup

June 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bay City Brewing Co, 3760 Hancock St
San Diego, CA 92110 United States

Please note our new venue! We've moved to Bay City Brewing Co for our monthly meetup on the first Thursday of the month. We love our TAP fam, and want to hang with you! Whether you are a foster, adopter, volunteer, or just interested in learning more about our organization and dog rescue in general, please join us for our super casual, FUN monthly meetup. Dogs welcome, of course! 🐾

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June Volunteer Trip to Ellos Son La Razon

June 15 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Ellos Son La Razon, 1194 Paseo de Las Flores
Ensenada, Baja California 22898 Mexico
$40

We are thrilled to announce our 4th Volunteer Trip to ESLR! Ellos Son La Razon is a no-kill shelter in Ensenada - the only of its kind - and gets little to no rescue help, apart from TAP. Visiting and volunteering here is heartbreaking, beautiful, and absolutely life-changing; it is something that we want as many people to experience as possible. With a total of over 250 dogs (and counting, because they will never turn a single dog away) and…

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CockTAILS for a Cause at CoinOp Gaslamp

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CoinOp Gaslamp, 789 6th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101

Who doesn't like a cockTAIL for a cause? Join us at CoinOp in the Gaslamp from 1 to 4pm on Sunday, June 23, for a fun 21 and up event benefitting The Animal Pad! Enjoy drink specials featuring Redemption Whiskey, enter to win raffle prizes, snap memorable pics in a photobooth, and of course, challenge your friends on some of Coin Op's awesome vintage arcade games. All while hanging out with our adorable, adoptable dogs! Cheers to that!

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July 2019

July TAP Family Meetup on 7/11

July 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bay City Brewing Co, 3760 Hancock St
San Diego, CA 92110 United States

We love our TAP fam, and want to hang with you! Whether you are a foster, adopter, volunteer, or just interested in learning more about our organization and dog rescue in general, please join us for our super casual, FUN monthly meetup. Dogs welcome, of course! 🐾 *LOCATION CHANGE: We have changed our monthly meetup location to BAY CITY BREWING in Pt. Loma. Bay City Brewing has kindly offered to let us use their patio area! This will allow for…

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August 2019

TAP Yappy Hour/Fam Meetup!

August 1 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bay City Brewing Co, 3760 Hancock St
San Diego, CA 92110 United States

We love our TAP fam, and want to hang with you! Whether you are a foster, adopter, volunteer, or just interested in learning more about our organization and dog rescue in general, please join us for our super casual, FUN monthly meetup. Dogs welcome, of course! 🐾 *LOCATION CHANGE: We have changed our monthly meetup location to BAY CITY BREWING in Pt. Loma. Bay City Brewing has kindly offered to let us use their patio area! This will allow for…

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