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Pedal for Paws

  • Date: 5/22/2021
    Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Location: Des Moines, IA 50313
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Grab your friends, your family, and your bike! Join us for a party bike ride in support of the homeless pets at the ARL. 

This ride is approximately 18 miles and includes 5 fun-filled stops at local businesses. You'll have the opportunity to win cool prizes through a raffle, enjoy fun activities and so much more! 

Possible raffle prizes:

  • 50/50 cash prize
  • Tito's Swag
  • ...and more to come!


Participating Locations 
  • Captain Roy's (11 am to 12 pm, check in begins at 10:30 am)
    • Check-in and meet an adoptable dog
  • Truman's Pizza Kitchen/Rita's Cantina (12:15 pm to 1:15 pm)
    • Yard games 
  • Sully's Irish Pub (1:45 pm to 2:45 pm) 
    • Chance to win many raffle prizes
  • Jasper Winery (3:00 - 4:00 pm) 
    • Meet adoptable kittens

Please note pre-parking at the last stop will not be available due to other events happening at the venue earlier in the day. 

*Please note: times are approximate with the exception of check-in*


Your registration includes a wristband which gets you drink deals at each bar, a Tito's drawstring bag for the first 150 riders who register,  AND you are supporting homeless pets just by registering.

Admission - $25


  • A wristband which for drink specials at each bar
  • Activities such as meeting kittens, yard games, and more!

VIP Ticket - $40 


  • A wristband which for drink specials at each bar
  • Access to the express check-in line
  • ARL Slap Koozie, perfect for biking
  • ARL sunglasses
  • Your name will be entered for a chance to name a litter of puppies/kittens
  • Activities such as meeting kittens, yard games, and more! 
BONUS - $1 from every beverage purchased on the ride will be donated back to the ARL.


Changing Lives Sponsor


Contributing Sponsor

State Farm - Reyna Immerfall

Best Friend Sponsor 

Camp Bow Wow  West Des Moines

Covid-19 Information:

All event attendees are required to wear a mask when not sitting at their seat and are strongly encouraged to practice current recommended safety guidelines as-appropriate for each individual including (but not limited to) social distancing of 6 feet or more and hand washing. If you have questions about our COVID-19 safety measures, please contact

Fine print:

Although we love your four-legged friends, please leave them at home for this event!