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Yelp Denver’s Yappy Hour Benefiting MaxFund!

Dogs are a Yelper’s best friend! Denver Yelpers and their furry friends gathered this past Sunday for a Yappy Hour at downtown Denver’s newest pet-friendly hotel, Hotel Indigo. There were plentiful pups of all shapes and sizes to raise money for MaxFund, a no-kill shelter based in Denver. Light bites and libations were provided by Hearth & Dram–wine with a hint of “bark,” local beer, cocktails, and steak tartare for humans and homemade peanut butter treats for pooches.

Pups made new canine pals and struck a pose at the pet portrait station by Pets & Their People Portraits. We were fur-tunate enough to raise $300 for MaxFund–all while having a pawsitively great time! To see what Yelpers have to say, check out reviews and photos of Yelp’s Yappy Hour.

Photo by Sierra Voss Photography

Special thanks to our event partners:

Hotel Indigo — Anchoring downtown Denver’s thriving Union Station neighborhood, Hotel Indigo Denver delivers a refreshing and inviting guest experience that is truly reflective of the Mile High City. 180 distinctly appointed guestrooms within the LEED-Certified building feature hardwood floors, polished concrete ceilings, interior sliding barn doors, oversized desk space, and murals depicting Denver, the Rocky Mountains and Colorado’s Front Range. Other highlights include 1,188 sq. ft. of meeting and event space, a 24-hour fitness studio and easy access to many of Denver’s attractions, including Union Station, the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Larimer Square, Coors Field, the Colorado Convention Center and the RiNo Arts District. Hotel Indigo Denver delivers a vibrant, engaging and genuine lifestyle experience that gives guests the confidence to step out and discover their perfect Denver day, guided by the hotel’s family members and resident Denver gurus. Hotel Indigo Denver offers a range of amenities for guests’ furry friends, as well as a warm welcome from the hotel’s resident dog ambassador, Barkly.

Hearth & Dram — Anchoring Denver’s Union Station neighborhood since early 2017, Hearth & Dram is a modern day saloon that is both wood-fire driven and whiskey focused. The name refers to a brick- or stone-lined fireplace – a sign of hospitality – and an old world measurement for whiskey. An intimate atmosphere with warm, leather finishes creates a playful spin on classic Denver, complemented by Rustic American Fare and a vibrant playlist. Highlights include floor-to-ceiling windows, a seven ft. wood-fired hearth, an imported French rotisserie and the largest whiskey selection in downtown Denver, with 350+ varieties. An open kitchen invites guests to explore unique experiences, such as the reserve whiskey cocktail cart and group, reservation-only “Whole Beast Feasts.”

Pets & Their People Portraits — Pets & Their People Portraits is pleased to bring pet lovers 20 years of professional  photography experience. Combining a lifetime love of animals with years of experience in commercial photography, I am thrilled as a pet photographer to create unique high quality portraits of pets and their families. Sessions are customized to individual clients. Sessions can include family portraits with your pets, individual pet & people portraits and spontaneous action photos.