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art and wine on the mountain

Come join fellow pet lovers and enjoy an afternoon filled with art, music, wine, food and celebration at a private estate on Mount Madonna overlooking the Monterey Bay!  Local artists will be on-site to display beautiful, animal centric art pieces and photography.  Central coast wineries will be pouring delectable wines and an array of delicious small bites and appetizers will be plentiful. 

This event will feature incredible silent auction items and all proceeds will benefit BirchBark Foundation's mission to help pets and their families through medical crises.  BirchBark relies on the generosity of our community and this event is a great way to celebrate our donors and learn about our recent success stories.  Dr. Merrianne Burtch, Founder and President of BirchBark, will talk about our mission and introduce one of our grant recipients who will share their story about their amazing pet.

Space is limited so get your tickets early!  Sorry, no pets at this event.

Saturday September 29th, 3 - 6 PM

Cost: $95

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Sponsorships for this event are now available.  Contact Nicole Tanner for more information, nicole@birchbarkfoundation.org or (831) 471-7255.

 
 

Photos from 2017 Art & Wine on the Mountain


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Save the date for an evening of fun benefiting BirchBark Foundation. 

Enjoy a sit-down dinner, drinks and entertainment .... all while enjoying a stunning view of the Monterey Bay from Ferrante's at the top of the Marriott.  This event will feature several live auction items, including an opportunity to drive a new Tesla around town for a weekend!  All live and silent auction items proceeds will benefit BirchBark Foundation's mission to help pets and their families through medical crises. 

BirchBark relies on the generosity of our community and this event is a great way to celebrate our donors and learn about some of our recent success stories. Dr. Merrianne Burtch, Founder and President of BirchBark, will talk about our mission and introduce one of our grant recipients who will share their story about their amazing pet.

Friday, November 2nd, 6:00 PM

Cost: $125

purchase tickets here

Sponsorships for this event are now available.  Contact Nicole Tanner for more information, nicole@birchbarkfoundation.org or (831) 471-7255


La Balena Dining Experience

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La Balena Dining experience

Help raise money to support BirchBark's mission and experience a fabulous lunch or dinner at la Balena cucina toscana in Carmel on Saturday, August 18th.  La Balena will donate proceeds from lunch and offer a special wine that will benefit BirchBark Foundation for dinner.  This has been a fabulous event in previous years and we are so excited for la Balena's continued support and love of pets! 

Lunch is available from 12:00 to 3:30, enjoy appetizers from 3:30 to 5, and dinner service starts at 5.  Reservations are recommended and be sure to mention BirchBark Foundation.   831.250.6295


Get Outside, Grab your Dog and Walk with Friends of BirchBark!

Paws in the Park - Santa Cruz CountY

1st 20 walkers will receive your choice of a BirchBark Bandana or BirchBark Treat Bowl!

Join BirchBark Foundation, the Coastal Watershed Council, and WoofPack831 for a community dog walk along the Santa Cruz Riverwalk, a city park along the lower San Lorenzo River in downtown Santa Cruz. 

Walks will occur on the 3rd Sunday of each month from June through September. The meeting location is along the Riverwalk at Gateway Plaza by PetSmart. Walks begin at 10:00 a.m. with rules, directions and free training advice from Woofpack. Participants walk a 1.5-mile loop around the Riverwalk at a leisurely pace. All dogs must be well behaved and on 6 foot leashes in compliance with park rules.

Mark your Calendars: July 15th, August 19th, September 16th

Don't forget to start your WoofTrax when you walk! BirchBark will receive donations as our group of walkers grows.


Paws On the monument - monterey County

             Meet at the Creekside Terrace Entrance Gate.

            Meet at the Creekside Terrace Entrance Gate.

Join BirchBark Foundation and the Bureau of Land Management for a community dog walk on the Fort Ord National Monument. Park Ranger, Tammy Jakl will be on hand occasionally to answer questions and walk with us. 

The 1st Sunday of each Month: July - October at 9:00 AM, we will meet at the Creekside Terrace Trailhead (just off Highway 68 near the intersection of Portola and Reservation Road).  The walk will loop through Fort Ord's north-eastern border and there will be a 1, 2 or 3 mile option.  Mark your Calendars: July 1st, August 5th, September 2nd, October 7th

The first 20 walkers will receive their choice of a BirchBark Foundation portable pet food dish or BirchBark bandana for your pooch.  Don't forget to start your WoofTrax when you walk! BirchBark will receive donations as our group of walkers grows.

 


birchbark lecture series

We're excited that our 2018 lectures series to help educate families to be better advocates for their pets has been such a success!  Our final 2018 lecture will be here in September!  Dr. Burtch's lecture on Pet Intestinal Health in May was a great success, as was Dr. Arteaga's lecture on Cancer in Pets in July.  Our final 2018 lecture will feature Dr. Elizabeth Curto and will help educate us on how to help keep our pet's eyes healthy!   Please RSVP to info@birchbarkfoundation.org

Mark your calendars now:

Saturday, September 8th 2 PM "Keeping Pets Eyes Healthy" by  Dr. Elizabeth Curto, DVM, DACVO

Light snacks and beverages will be provided.  $20 donation to BirchBarkFoundation suggested.

Lectures will be held at The Raw Connection in Carmel Valley (26200 Carmel Rancho Blvd) and will be approximately 30 minutes long followed by Q&A.