Pints for Pits!

Updated: Sep 20

Pints for Pits is an annual charity event hosted by Pet Tales Rescue! This fall it was held at Grand Rapids Harley Davidson. At the event you can find games, raffles with tons of amazing prizes, a mechanical bulldog to ride, craft beer, food, doggie pool/splash area, you name it. And let's not forget seeing all the adorable Pitbulls! All dogs are welcome though so put the next Pints for Pits on your calendar! It's a great event you won't want to miss AND all the proceeds from Pints for Pits goes towards a good cause too!



Black and white pitbull dog spending the day at Pints for Pits located at Grand Rapids Harley Davidson

How to prepare for Pints for Pits: - Bring the whole family! Kids are welcome to this family friendly event. - Get there early so you can snag one of the goodie bags! - Be sure to let your dog rest in the shaded areas and allow them to drink plenty of water. While the entertainment/drinks may vary from year to year, here's what this years event entailed! Vendor Show: Awesome products from your local pet businesses. Vendors were giving away free toys and prizes and also selling their way-too-cute dog accessories! I got a bandana for my dog immediately, I couldn't resist! A few vendors from this years event were The Waxy Dachshund, Kai & Cocoa's Threads, Dog Mama Shirt Shop, and Beer City Dog Biscuits.

Vendor show dog vests at the Pints for Pits Event!

Local candle business at the vendor Pints for Pits event

Dog Mama bandana and t-shirt vendor at Pints for Pits in West Michigan

Beer City Dog Biscuits at the vendor event for Pints for Pits in Grand Rapids, MI

Raffles: With dozens of gift baskets, prizes, and gift cards you're sure to find one, or ten, that you'll want to win! Even an amazing grand prize! Get your tickets and enter as many raffle drawings as you want, you don't need to be present to win.

Table full of gift baskets for the raffle drawings at Pints for Pits in Grand Rapids Michigan

Fall themed Raffle Gift Basket at Pints for Pits

Dog and coffee themed gift basket at Pints for Pits

The Bier Garden: New Holland brought us beers, seltzers, and ciders! They even have seasonal flavors like Ichabod. And there is a covered area with standing or seated tables right next to where you get your drinks from. Each ticket includes one drink so don't forget to grab it!

People enjoying their time at Pints for Pits

Food: A nice little variety of delicious food is available for purchase! This year they had hot dogs, brats, nachos, and even desserts. Perfect snacks for when you're on the go checking out more of the event! Live DJ: A booth with music played from this years DJ!

Deaf dog at Pints for Pits in West Michigan

Pitbull puppy at Pints for Pits in GR Michigan

Games: From playing bingo to riding Ichabod the mechanical bulldog, Pints for Pits is full of fun things to keep you and your kids busy and having a blast! Your kids can even "adopt" their own dog or cat stuffed animal in the children's play area.

Puppy laying down at Pints for Pits in Grand Rapids MI

Senior dog enjoying her time at Pints for Pits

So, come be a part of Pints for Pits! It's Pet Tales Rescue's biggest fundraiser of the year. Want your business to sponsor this event? Contact Pet Tales Rescue and make a sponsorship donation to be a part of the fun for the next Pints for Pits event! Arrow Images was a sponsor for the 2021 Pints for Pits and I had an absolute blast! To see more of my pet portraits head over to my Gallery! If I took a picture of you or your dog during Pints for Pits - download your dogs photo here.


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