St. Pittie's Day Weekend Celebration!

3 Pits Wearing the Green

Weekend celebration

Join us for this special weekend dedicated to showing what loving companions Pit Bulls can make when given the right training, care and environment. We hope to spread awareness about the Bully breeds, while also finding homes for our currently adoptable dogs.

St. Pittie's Day Adopt-a-thon

We’ll be offering special gifts for the lucky people who adopt Pit Bulls and Pit Bull mixes during our Saint Pittie’s Adopt-a-thon Weekend!

  • Free one-on-one training consult with Carla Braden, PMCT, SCCAS Behavior & Training Coordinator
  • FREE St. Pittie’s Day or SCCAS T-shirt for adopter & FREE dog toys for your new family member

CLICK to download printable Weekend Celebration flyer or printable Pub Crawl flyer.
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Friday March 17 at the shelter

Register at the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter, 2200 7th Ave., Santa Cruz (main entrance 1001 Rodriguez St.) on or before March 17 for this fun event which kicks off our first annual St. Pittie's Day Weekend Celebration.

The $20 registration fee includes a unique St. Pittie's Day T-Shirt which is proof of your eligibility for great drink specials from our partners. BIG THANKS to these generous animal-loving local partners who are offering drink specials to anyone wearing the Pittie Shirt on Friday, March 17 from 5-10 p.m.

Join us for a very fun way to help local animals. The funds raised at this event will support our Planned Pethood program which offers free and low-cost spay/neuter services to animals in Santa Cruz County.

Beer Thirty Logo Brady's Logo Discretion Brewing Logo      
Beer Thirty Bottle Shop
and Pour House

$1 off pints or
$1 donated to SCCAS
2504 S. Main Street, Soquel
Brady’s Yacht Club
$1 off Guinness
413 Seabright Avenue,
Santa Cruz
Discretion Brewing
20% off the first pint
2703 41st Avenue, Soquel
Jury Room logo Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing Logo Sante Adairius Rustic Ales Logo
The Jury Room
$1 off Jameson shots
712 Ocean Street,
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing
50% off first two pints
402 Ingalls Street,
Santa Cruz
Sante Adairius Rustic Ales
$2 from every beer
donated to SCCAS
103 Kennedy Drive, Capitola

Saturday at St. Pittie's Day Weekend

FREE classes to learn about these beloved and often misunderstood dogs

  • Noon-1 pm: PIt Bull 101, presented by Our Pack Pit Bull Rescue
  • 1:30-2:30 pm: Pit Bull Playmates (Dog Introductions and Play), presented by Carla Braden
Sunday activities at St. Pitties's Day weekend

Noon-3 pm: FREE professional pet portraits for all Santa Cruz County guardians of Pit Bulls and Pit Bull mixes by photographer Tom Burke!