Yappy Hour at Hilldale

 726 N Midvale Blvd, Madison, WI 53705

Thu. Oct 19th, 2023

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us in October for a Howl-oween Yappy Hour that’s sure to be a spook-tacular time for you and your furry friend. Dress up in your most creative costumes, enjoy pet-friendly treats and join in the ghostly fun!

You and your furry friends can embark on a delightful stroll through Hilldale and enjoy activities plus specials from your favorite shops and restaurants.

  • The first 50 dogs to register AND donate to Dane County Humane Society will fetch themselves a swag bag at the event.
  • Enjoy another “pup crawl” by Petphoria: Follow the map for pup treats all around Hilldale. While supplies last. Maps can be picked up at the Hilldale counter in The Plaza.
  • Dive into some fall fun on The Green where pups can bob for tennis balls. Please leave the balls for the next furry friend!
  • Pose for a caricature art drawing of you and your pet. First come, first serve- while time permits! It’s a fetching keepsake you’ll cherish forever.
  • Talk with volunteers from our charity partner, Dane County Humane Society about their services.
  • Need some training? Swing by to meet the KANE9 Dog Training and Advocacy team. They’re ready to dish out quick consultations and answer your questions to help you & your dogs live your best lives, together!
  • As the sun goes down, we’ll light up the night with electrifying music during our Glow Party on The Green with DJ Josh B. Kuhl.
  • Stop by the Dogtopia table to chat about why certifications in the dog industry are as crucial as a tennis ball at playtime. Learn what to sniff out when choosing a daycare, groomer, or trainer.
  • Snap a photo at various photo-ops around Hilldale. Remember to tag @hilldalemadison when you share!

In-Store Fun

  • Make sure to stop by Petphoria, our Howl-oween HQ, where you’ll find a ghoulishly good time with pet-friendly activities and more.
  • Trick OR treating Tricks FOR treats
  • Spooky photo up
  • Howl-oween pup cups
  • Bring the pups to Blended to receive a free mini “pup-cup” sample. While supplies last.
  • Stop by Kendra Scott where your pups can get a refreshing pup cup or water cup.
  • Pose with your pup at Paper Source in front of a fun backdrop with some of their most pup-ular wearables.
  • Get ready for a paw-ty like no other at the Pup Patio Party at Shake Shack! They’re serving up burgers, fries and boozy beverages for the humans, while furry friends can indulge in treats like the famous Pooch-ini. 
  • Sign up to win a prize while you sip on lemonade samples.

Fetch These Deals

  • Amara – Enjoy y(h)appy hour on the pup-friendly patio with a free glass of bubbly for humans that visit with their pet.
  • Gigi’s Cupcakes – Purchase “Pupcakes” made for dogs with dog-safe ingredients. $2.50 each or $10 for a box of 4.
  • Kendra Scott – 15% off and a free dog charm with purchase.
  • Morgan’s Shoes – Free pair of socks with purchase of full-priced pair of shoes.
  • Paper Source – 10% off for dogs and their people.
  • Wildewood – 20% off all of their pet-friendly plants.

Yappy Hour Guidelines

  • Dogs must be on a leash at all times.
  • Dogs must behave properly; aggressive dogs will be asked to leave, whether they are aggressive toward people or dogs.
  • You knowingly and voluntarily assume any risk of harm to yourself and your dog. Owners must remain with their dog at all times.
  • Dog owners are liable for damage, injury or illness inflicted by their dogs. This means owners are financially and legally responsible for their dog’s behavior.
  • Dog owners must prevent aggressive behavior including fighting, excessive barking, and biting.
  • If an incident occurs and a person or dog is injured, the incident MUST be reported to event staff immediately.
  • Dog excrement must be cleaned up immediately and disposed of properly by dog owner.

Did you know that many Hilldale shops and patios are pet friendly? Click here to see the full list and make plans to stop in with your pup!

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