Animal Samaritans

Events and Programs

DECEMBER 18

December Yappy Hour

Time: 4pm - 6pm

Place: Rancho Las Palmas Resort, 41-000 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage (Across from The River Mall).

About: It's an Ugly Sweater contest (for the humans)! Enjoy one of the Desert's most popular patio venues!  Bring your dog on a leash (and in a sweater if you like) and mingle with fellow dog owners.  Enjoy discount appetizers from The BluEmber Restaurant, bundt cakes from Nothing Bundt Cakes. Cost is $10 and includes two free drinks.  Half off all fees go to Animal Samaritans.

DECEMBER 20
Paws 'N Claus


Time: 10am - 12pm

Place: The Gardens on El Paseo (in front of Saks 5th Avenue on the grass) 73545 El Paseo, Palm Desert

About: Bring the family and the family dog!  Santa will be at The Gardens on El Paseo to sit with your pooch for a holiday pet photo!  Great fun and a great holiday photo to sent to family and friends, and post on your Facebook and Instagram accounts.

Cost: $10 for a pet photo with Santa.  Animal Samaritans will receive 100% of the day's proceeds!

MARCH 7, 2015

Men of the Desert Fashion Show

Time: 11:00am - 1:30pm

Place: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Rancho Mirage

About: Our annual men's fashion and luncheon includes a complimentary champagne reception, silent auction, live performance by The Groundings, a Los Angeles area comedy troupe, and a musical performance from CBS TV2 meteorologist Patrick Evans. Our Mistress of Ceremonies the the Director for this year's fashion show is Susan Stein. Susan is the Fashion Editor for Palm Springs Life Magazine and the Founder and Creative Producer of Fashion Week El Paseo. This unique fashion show features local male models and their dogs on stage, and will include men's designs from Don Vincent, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Mr. Turk's of Palm Springs. All proceeds from the event benefit Animal Samaritans and the animals we serve.