I AM Rescued


I AM RESCUED event took place at Surly Brewing Company with Surly Gives A Damn on Sunday, August 26th from noon-5pm.

At 2:30pm there will be a fashion show featuring local Twin Cities folks and some of our friends from Surly Brewing and their dogs! The fashion show will be emcee's by Sarah Edwards.

The day was DJ'd by SIMS of Doomtree


All proceeds from the event will go to Canine Inspired Change. Canine Inspired Change (CIC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to giving vulnerable youth the social-emotional tools they need to be active participants in their schools—and their communities. Our work helps these remarkable young people transcend trauma, social struggles and isolation by sparking meaningful connections with dogs, volunteers—and each other. Canine Inspired Change provided an agility course for dogs to try out!

Thank you to City Pages Minneapolis for being our media sponsor! 


There was a photo-booth experience sponsored by our friends at Mall of America. Take a photo of you and your pup and all donations will go to benefit Canine Inspired Change. 

Models include: 
Liz Krueger + Louie
- Margo Winter + Winston
- Anthony Opse + Pierre
- Claudia Camargo Torres + Milo
- Ahmed El Shourbagy and Ashley Paguyo El Shourbagy
Emily Kanz + Shamus
Chelsea Brink + Rosa
+10 Surly Brewing Company employees and their pups!

Live Fashion Illustrations by Claire Ward Illustration. A portion of proceeds from each drawing will go to benefit Canine Inspired Change.

Enter to win fun prizes in the Luther Jaguar Land Rover Minneapolis "trunk shows" as well as a weekend with a Jaguar or Land Rover! To enter, fill out a sheet with your name, email address and phone number. Winner will be notified on Monday, August 27th at noon via email. 


Thank you to our sponsor East End MPLS. Stop by and say hi and learn more about their pet friendly apartments in East Town above the Trader Joe's! Thank you Tanning Cabana Minneapolis Edition, Bumble, and Anagram Balloons for also sponsoring this event!