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Yappy Hour at Element Hotel

  • Date: 12/15/2022
    Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location: Element
    575 S Prairie View Dr
    West Des Moines, IA 50266
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Yappy Hour

Join us for a TAILgate-themed Yappy Hour at the Element Hotel!

Come, sit, stay, and have a drink at Yappy Hour! Proceeds support homeless pets, so grab your drinking buddies (human and hound) and join us for this dog friendly event. 

Enjoy the cash bar featuring a Tito's cockTAIL, live-streamed sports games, pawsome raffle prizes, tailgate games, and more! There will also be delicious Bark-uterie cups for sale for your pups at the ARL table! 

This is a FREE event, though we ask that you RSVP via the ticket link below!


  • ARL merchandise  
  • Raffle prizes

How to Participate:

1.  RSVP below and let us know you're attending!

2. Be ready to purchase raffle tickets to win some awesome prizes!

3. Show up thirsty and bring your dog(s)! Don't have a dog? No worries! You don't have to bring a dog to participate in this event, plus you'll still be helping homeless pets with every drink!


Give a gift to a pet in need this holiday season

Our annual Tree of Life event is an opportunity to leave gifts for homeless pets under the tree and help supply the shelter with items the animals depend on everyday. The Element Hotel is one of our many drop off locations. Click here to see how you can make a difference in the lives of homeless pets!

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Covid-19 Information: 

We ask all event attendees to practice current recommended safety guidelines. If you have questions about our COVID-19 safety measures, please contact 

Fine print:

We welcome friendly dogs of all sizes and breeds and their responsible owners. For the safety of your dog and others, female dogs should not be in heat and please check with your veterinarian to make sure your dog is up to date on all of its vaccinations. Dogs must be leashed and under control of their owner at all times. No retractable leashes, choke chains, or prong collars are allowed. To learn more about our policy on correction collars, visit this link.

The ARL adheres to a no-refund, no-credit policy. Once registered, if you are unable to attend, please consider your payment a tax-deductible donation. Tickets are non-refundable. 


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