A North Dakota brewery is featuring dogs up for adoption on their beer cans

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by Shanex, Nov 5, 2019.

  1. Shanex

    Shanex Meyvn (1,390) Dec 10, 2015 France
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    Some positivity is needed in the beer landscape these days...

    https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/adoption-dogs-on-beer-cans-fargo-trnd/index.html


     
  2. officerbill

    officerbill Disciple (378) Feb 9, 2019 New York
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    Seeing rescue dogs on beer cans is much better than seeing kids on milk cartons.
     
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  3. Sandis

    Sandis Initiate (169) Jun 18, 2018 Minnesota
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    I like this effort. Adoption is obviously much better than the alternative for dogs that are never adopted.

    Now, we just need a brewery to partner with Tinder or other dating sites so single people can find potential partners on beer cans. Er, no.
     
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  4. Shanex

    Shanex Meyvn (1,390) Dec 10, 2015 France
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    I'm far away from North Dakota but I can only support this brewery even if it means only sharing that story here...

    And being perpetually ghosted on? Yeah no. Dogs are faithful more than humans ever will (I shoot myself in the foot there).
     
  5. rudiecantfail

    rudiecantfail Defender (645) Aug 9, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    I am 100% in support of this. Dogs are awesome. Dogs are better than a goodly chunk of the people out there. I have three rescue dogs and would recommend that route to anyone considering a dog.
     
  6. Angerhaus

    Angerhaus Crusader (740) Oct 1, 2015 Rhode Island
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    Anyone against this instantly goes onto my DO NOT TRADE list. Not for beer reasons, simply because of the asshole factor.
     
  7. GOBLIN

    GOBLIN Meyvn (1,147) Mar 3, 2013 Ohio
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    Not to be uncouth but kids on a beer label would probably make me quit drinking.
     
  8. bubseymour

    bubseymour Poo-Bah (2,546) Oct 30, 2010 Maryland
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    So if it’s anything like Maryland, 9 out of every 10 dogs that need rescued will be at least part pit bull and a high risk candidate dog for adoption? It’s really sad to be honest. My daughter volunteers at animal shelters and that is pretty much what she says is the norm. For what’s Its worth, I like the idea on the beer cans though if it helps find good homes for non-damaged dogs.
     
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  9. beertunes

    beertunes Poo-Bah (6,420) Sep 24, 2007 Kyrgyzstan
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    I wonder, taking time for label approval from the TTB into account, how many of the specific dogs are still available by the time the beer is on shelves? And, with the cost/minimum orders for cans, how many different dogs they highlight, how many cans of each dog, and those types of things. I get that the point is more to raise overall awareness of the program, but these are still things I wonder about.
     
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