100% Raised of $25,000 Goal
Dogtoberfest Details
Dogtoberfest is all about enjoying the Fall season, having fun together, and raising critical funds for shelter animals.  By registering and asking your friends, co-workers, and family to sponsor you, you'll be supporting newborn, abandoned, and hard-to-place animals in Friends of Upland Animal Shelter's Extended Care, Foster, Transfer, and Advocacy Programs.  Plus, you'll have a chance to win great prizes while you are helping the animals be the real winners.  We invite you to register today!
Some of our generous supporters have donated the wonderful prizes below to spice up this Dogtoberfest's online fundraising efforts! The peer-to-peer fundraising contest ends Wednesday, November 3rd at 5:00 p.m.  Register by donating at least $25 then invite your friends and family to sponsor you by making a minimum donation of $10 to your fundraising goal. 

TOP FUNDRAISING PRIZES: The three fundraisers who raise the most funds (and at least $125) will win one of the TOP fundraising prizes:
1st Place - $500 Cash Prize sponsored by Bishop Financial Group
2nd Place - $250 Cash Prize
3rd Place - $125 Cash Prize
GRAND PRIZES:  In addition, everyone who raises at least $100 is automatically entered for a chance to win one of several GRAND prizes:
  • Private Airplane Ride from Cable Airport for 4 People
  • Newport Landing Whale Watching Boat Ride for 4 People
  • Dinner & Movie Gift Basket for 2 People
  • Brewery-Themed Gift Basket from Last Name Brewing
  • Brewery-Themed Gift Basket from Rescue Brewing
  • Brewery-Themed Gift Basket from The Stout House
  • Brewery-Themed Gift Basket from the Dragon's Tale Brewery
This year, in addition to competing for the fundraising prizes listed above, you can upload up to 8 photos for 8 chances to win a $50 gift card goodie bag in the online photo contest.  Photos can feature pets, people, and/or places (in costume or not).  The online photo contest ends Wednesday, November 3rd at 5:00 p.m. and one winning photo will be chosen for each of the following eight (8) categories:
  • Best Fall Theme
  • Best Beer Theme
  • Funniest
  • Spookiest
  • Cutest
  • Most Creative
  • Best Human and/or Pet(s) Group
  • Best of Dogtoberfest



Upland Farmers Market
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | 460 N Euclid Avenue
Pet Merchandise
Seasonal Decor



2nd Chance Thrift Shop
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. | 972 W 9th Street, Upland
Pet Adoptions & Parking Lot Sale
JuJu Bees Treats




We're putting the beer in Dogtoberfest with in-person events participating local breweries! Visit the local animal-loving breweries below and Friends of Upland Animal Shelter will benefit from your participation and purchases.

We'll also have a special "Bar Hopper Passport Gift Basket" with merchandise from all four breweries for one lucky beer lover that attends 3 of the 4 brewery fundraisers. Just visit the Dogtoberfest table to get your passport, show your receipt for a beverage purchase, and get your passport stamped. When you have 3 stamps on your passport, return it to the Dogtoberfest table at either The Stout House or Dragon's Tale Brewery fundraisers and you'll be entered for a chance to win the Bar Hopper Passport Gift Basket.  No registration is required to participate.
Can't visit every brewery? You can still enter the raffles for great gift baskets at each brewery you attend. 


Last Name Brewing
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
2120 Porterfield Way, Upland


Live Music by The Joy Reunion
Food Truck
Selfie Station
Great Raffle Baskets
***Get Your Bar Hopper Passport Here***


Rescue Brewing & Gastropub
12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. | 167 N 2nd Avenue, Upland
Gastropub Food
Raffle Baskets

***Get Your Bar Hopper Passport Here Too***
We're closing the fall season with special Halloween celebrations at The Stout House and Dragon's Tale Brewery on Halloween weekend! Join us for costume contests for you and your pet, "lick or treat" with a shelter pet, music, food vendors, and more. Be sure to bring your Bar Hopper Passport to both events and get it stamped to be eligible for your chance to win the Bar Hopper Passport Gift Basket. 

6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. | 1294 W. 9th Street, Upland

Live Music & Food
In Person Costume Contests for People and/or Pets
(Best Duo/Group, Funniest, Best Halloween Theme, and People's Choice)
Selfie Station
Great Raffle Baskets




3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. | 8920 Vernon St, Suite 122, Montclair

Music & Food
Lick or Treat with a Shelter Pet
Selfie Station
More Great Raffle Baskets


Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to follow all the fun!
To register:
  1. Click the Register button above and follow the instructions.
  2. Get tips for peer-to-peer fundraising here.
  3. Send an e-mail or social media post asking your friends, co-workers, and family to sponsor you.  Need ideas for your e-mail? See the "Sample Letters" on your own personal fundraising page to copy and paste into your personal e-mail.    
  4. If you collect cash and check donations from your peers offline, please make checks payable to "Friends of Upland Animal Shelter" and bring them to 2nd Chance Thrift Shop at 972 W. 9th Street by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 3rd. 
To sponsor a participant:
  1. Click the Sponsor button above.
  2. Choose the participant you want to sponsor.
  3. Click the Sponsor Me button on the participant's profile and follow the prompts.
  4. Or, if you prefer to donate offline, please donate directly to the participant (cash or check) and the participant will submit your sponsorship to Friends. Please make checks payable to "Friends of Upland Animal Shelter."
Go to FAQs or send us an e-mail at [email protected].
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