Kaxan barks for beers and supports forgotten friends

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KXAN mascot Kaxan will be busy this weekend, helping kick off Barks for Beers on Friday, and supporting APD’s K9s Saving Canines on Saturday. Everyone is invited to join us for these important fundraisers benefiting Divine Canines Therapy Dogs and Forgotten Friends Mixed Breed Rescue. 

Details for both events are below!

Kaxan will be at Southern Heights Brewery from 6-7 p.m. Friday to kick off Barks for Beers. Come meet him and have a pint! Here are the details from Divine Canines:

It’s back and better than ever! Divine Canines is proud to announce our sixth annual Barks for Beers. Come enjoy Austin’s beer scene, meet fellow dog- and beer-lovers, and toast the tail-waggers who make Divine Canines possible!

We’re partnering with 22 of Austin’s finest craft breweries for a fun, community event for you and your favorite drinking buddies, your dogs!

Participating breweries:

4th Tap Brewing Co-Op
Black Star Co-op
Blue Owl Brewing
Celis Brewery
Circle Brewing Co.
Family Business Beer Company
Flying Man Brewing Co.
Hitmaker Brewing Co.
Infamous Brewing Company
Live Oak Brewing Company
Oddwood Ales
Orf Brewing
Oskar Blues Brewery
Real Ale Brewing Company
Red Horn Coffee House & Brewing Co.
Southern Heights Brewing Co.
Suds Monkey Brewing Company
Skull Mechanix Brewing
The Brewtorium
Twisted X Brewing Company
Two Wheel Brewing
Vista Brewing

Just buy a special Divine Canines pint glass then take it and the accompanying “Pawsport” to the breweries listed above to get a pour! During the event dates, each brewery will be giving one pour per Pawsport, so check out as many as you can.

You can purchase glasses for $30 plus tax at the participating breweries during the event or at these local retailers:

* Copeland Jewelers
* Mud Puppies (both locations)
* Woof Gang Bakery (Austin, Cedar Park and West Lake Hills locations)

Proceeds from the sale of the glasses will go directly to Divine Canines to support free therapy dog visits at more than 195 partner sites and events around Central Texas.

**It may be early, but just a reminder to tip the bartenders!**

We look forward to seeing you out at the breweries with your 2- and 4-legged friends! Be sure to check out our Barks for Beers Instagram account for photos, prizes and more. And tag #barksforbeers as you check out each brewery!

Vote for Your Favorite Brewery!

We’re also inviting you to vote in our first People’s Choice Award. Just follow this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SSV6TJ2 and tell us which of our partner breweries has become your favorite. You decide the criteria – best beers, most dog- friendly, favorite atmosphere – whatever you choose to rate! The winning brewery will receive an awesome, hand-crafted plaque, and of course — bragging rights! . Voting will end on June 6, 2019 and a winner will be announced the week of June 10.

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