North Dakota brewery puts photos of adoptable dogs on its labels |

North Dakota brewery puts photos of adoptable dogs on its labels

Chris Pastrick

Who couldn’t use a bit of “awww” with their ale?

A North Dakota brewery has taken beer cans and made them even better. By putting dogs on them.

But not just any dogs. Fargo Brewing partnered with 4 Luv of Dog Rescue to give some adoptable canines some exposure.

The brewery and the volunteer rescue group held a joint event Monday.

“Our wonder dogs are dogs that will live their best life in a home by themselves and there’s no other pets,” Jerad Ryan, a volunteer with 4 Luv of Dog, told KVRR in Fargo. “So, they can be a little bit tougher to find homes for, foster homes, that type of thing. So, we are featuring those dogs in a can and bringing them here, so the public can meet them.”

At the event, Fargo Brewing offered up a 6-pack of its Original Lager with a different “Oneder” dog on the can.

The six dogs on the cans were Nyx, Bizzy, Jensen, Hobie, Moby and Virginia.

Ryan told CNN he got the idea while working at his regular job.

“I was always trying to think of ways to promote (my dog) and the other less fortunate dogs in our rescue,” he said. “At my job at Northern Plains Label, we produce labels for breweries, and I just had the light bulb style idea to feature the dogs on beer cans.”

Proceeds from the outing will benefit 4 Luv of Dog Rescue.

Chris Pastrick is a Tribune-Review digital producer. You can contact Chris at 412-320-7898, [email protected] or via Twitter .

Categories: Lifestyles | Food Drink | World
TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.