Though they rescued only one dog, Ryan Okrant said he was pleased his help was not needed.
Pet Friends to receive 25% of bar proceeds on event days.
The fundraiser takes place Sunday, August 26 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Hacienda de Léal outdoor courtyard in San Juan Bautista.
Wanting to combine her love of barrel racing and supporting animals in need, Susan Pieterouiski organized the inaugural event Race for the Rescues to support local nonprofit animal rescues.
Local non-profits work with the community and Hollister Animal Shelter in efforts to support abandoned, lost, abused, and surrendered animals in San Benito County
San Jose EarthQuakes is teaming up with NorCal Boxer Rescue in a partnership to fund needed veterinary treatment for abandoned boxers in the area.