The Lincoln’s periodic event “Dog Day Afternoon” welcomes dogs to the iconic Venice watering hole ( on Sunday, August 13. This event features a visit from dogs up for adoption from Pacific Pups Rescue ( and Dogs of Service ( with support from NKLA, an initiative of Best Friends Animal Society (, as well as dog photos by local photographer Sunny Bak (

Guests can bring their pooches to the patio, where they can take photos and receive a digital portrait of their pets. Photos are $20 each. A portion of the proceeds will go to local rescue and NKLA partners Pacific Pups Rescue and Dogs of Service. In order to make guests’ dogs feel right at home on a lazy summer afternoon and evening, the bar will offer dog treats, water bowls, toys, and mixing and mingling in canine camaraderie. In order to make guests feel at home, The Lincoln offers Dog Day Afternoon drinks specials all day, an opportunity to support Pacific Pups Rescue, Dogs of Service, and NKLA, as well as free hot dogs! In addition, the bar will take donations for the charities on site.

The event will take place on August 13, from 2 – 6 p.m. with dog portrait appointments from 3 – 5 p.m. The event is located at The Lincoln (2536 Lincoln Blvd, Venice). For more information call (310) 822-1715.

– Submitted by Jenny Kolber