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Portola Hotel & Spa Paw-ty

Portola Hotel & Spa Paw-ty

Portola Hotel & Spa Paw-ty

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Dog Adoption Family Day 

We are proud to partner with Titos Vodka to create a Paw-ty your entire family can enjoy. October is National Adopt a Dog month, and at the pet-friendly Portola Hotel & Spa we are giving you an opportunity to adopt a dog or a kitten, enjoy our newly renovated outdoor terrace, and much more!

The Paw-ty for families, dog adoptions, and afternoon activities is Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 12pm to 3pm is a free event open to the public.


102.1 KRML will be broadcasting live, and there will be an array of children’s activities available including Face Painting, a Character Artist, and a self-guided treasure hunt.


Enjoy Titos drink specials at the Titos tent for the 21 and older. Proceeds from Titos drink specials will go to AFRP. Food specials include Two Tacos, a Hot Dog or Cheese Nachos for $5. And if you are bringing your furry friend we have Bark Bowls on the menu for $6.


Animal Friends Rescue Project (AFRP) will be at the Portola Hotel & Spa, Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 12pm to 3pm with adorable kittens and lovable dogs who need a happy home. Visit the AFRP team and say hello to all the animals available for adoption. A brief overview of the AFRP adoption process and pricing is as follows:

Kittens are available to a qualified home for day of adoption | $150 per kitten

Dogs adoptions require a home check appointment and an opportunity to meet animals living at the home | $150 - $300 per dog

Pricing includes spay or neuter, microchip, and age-appropriate vaccinations. Must be 21 or older to adopt an animal from AFRP. For animal photos, bios, and additional information visit


Dine at Jacks Monterey or Peter B’s Brewpub October 1-31, 2019, and enjoy a Pomeranian Lemonade with Titos Handmade Vodka, Lemonade, and Pomegranate Juice for $10. Portola Hotel will donate a $1 from each Pomeranian Lemonade sale to Animal Friends Rescue Project and on October 19th 100% of Pomeranian Lemonade sale proceeds will be donated.

Let’s get social! Share your drink with us on social media using #VodkaForDogPeople #AnimalFriendsRescueProject #PortolaPups #PortolaPawty and show your support for AFRP!

The Portola Hotel & Spa and Titos Vodka are proud to support Animal Friends Rescue Project. AFRP needs the community’s support to effectively rescue, nurture, and find happy homes for the dogs and cats. 

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