We are excited to get our talented pet-loving friends together for our Happy Pup-Up Event! ... the last one we did was in 2019, so we're excited to do this again for our community *-*
* * * Join us on Saturday, April 15 from 12-4pm at Wonderland.
This event is part of Pet-Chella, which is a month long line-up (April 1-30) of community events via betterTogether Forever at the North Central Shelter.
Pet-Chella is part of the national Open Arms Challenge, a partnership of 23 animal well-being organizations, providing a pool of $420,000 in grant opportunities to support inclusivity and assist those that are helping communities by keeping pets and people together.
Full Press Release > HERE
Participating Artists + Designers: DIPDHA, Gemma Correll, Ricky De Los Angeles, The Paper Wilderness, and Salvage Maria. We'll have art, custom caricatures, stationery and accessories for pets + humans alike!
Plus, Kindred Kolaches will also be popping up with sweet & savory bites. Plus, for every “Tejano Dogz” Kolache purchased you will receive a raffle to ticket for a Salvage Maria dog bed!
This event is a great jump start to Mother's Day and Father's Day gifts too. The shop will also be stocked and ready for ya.
Each vendor will be donating 20% of their sales in support of animals, that is close to their heart. If you're interested in donating locally to a cause, we love betterTogether Forever, Wings of Rescue, and Luxe Paws.
Gemma Correll is a sweet and humorous cartoonist, writer, illustrator and all-round small person. She's written a bunch of books and has her art on many fun goods, which she will be bringing! Yay!
* Gemma will be donating 20% of sales to Pug Nation LA
Pug Nation Rescue of Los Angeles is a non-profit dedicated to the rescue, care, and placement of abandoned, neglected, unwanted, displaced, and abused pugs.
Ricky De Los Angeles is a Los Angeles animator who has worked at some of the top studios, including Disney & Nickelodeon. We have the pleasure to have Ricky back again doing pet caricatures of your furry pet friends! Your pet doesn't need to be present. Photos are OK. He'll also be bringing books and art goods.
* Ricky will be donating 20% of his sales to Paw Works
Paw Works was founded with the clear mission: to help make Ventura County “No Kill”. By forming a rescue organization designed to place unwanted animals from county and city shelters in permanent homes, they hoped to help ease the tragic burden that is created when owners abandon their animals, and fail to spay or neuter their pets animal shelter, give them up, or abandon them on the streets.
Jenna Puente of Paper Wilderness is a hand painted, hand lettered watercolor paper goods company created in Long Beach, California. Jenna will be bringing all of her cute animal stationery goods and original paintings from her famous Animal Swimsuit Calendars! This is a great way to get your hands on an original painting.
* Jenna will be donating 20% of her sales to The Bunny Bunch
The Bunny Bunch is a non profit, no kill rabbit rescue, and education organization.
DIPHDA (dif-dah) is an inclusive lifestyle brand making sustainable goods for the empowerment of all beings. They create handmade jewelry and accessories for pets and people. Match your pet in style and be confident knowing you are supporting a women-owned business making sustainable high-quality products in Los Angeles, California.
* DIPHDA will be donating 20% of their sales to Wags and Walks
Wags and Walks is a non-profit focused on advocating for wrongfully stereotyped bully breeds, medical dogs, and mamas + puppies that are often overlooked and at-risk due to overcrowding.
Salvage Maria are handcrafted small batch goods for pets + homes, using textiles sourced in Mexico. Also locally and female owned brand!
* Salvage Maria will be donating products to betterTogether Forever
betterTogether Forever is a non-profit that offers resources and referrals to at-risk, under-resourced, under-served, housing-challenged pet parents in Los Angeles, California so that they can keep their pets, keep them safe and healthy and NOT have to surrender them to an animal shelter, give them up, or abandon them on the streets.
DONATIONS NEEDED FOR THE PET PANTRY:
- DRY DOG FOOD
- WET DOG FOOD
- DRY CAT FOOD
- WET CAT FOOD
- CAT LITTER
Lottie is a sweet 1 1/2 -2 year old Chihuahua mix girl who is being fostered by Martha | Walks for Pups here in Eagle Rock via Walk Me Home Rescue.
* For adoption information, check out her Petfinder profile.
Meet Lottie! She is a young lady. We estimate she is one and a half to two years old. We think she looks like is a golden retriever, Chihuahua mix ...Lol. We do not know her history but we can assume she has been through some difficult times, Found as a stray and in rough shape. Lottie is a tad bit timid of the world so she needs someone with patience and dedication and show her life can be wonderful.
She is shy at first, but once she warms up she is the sweetest, loving, silly girl. She enjoys short walks around the neighborhood, Sleeping under the covers with her person and of course treats. She is looking for someone that is willing to keep her safe go at her pace. With confidence she blossoms. If you are interested in meeting Lottie please call (310) 766-1262. She is located in Eagle Rock, CA.