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Dogs and humans are social creatures, and now that summer has finally arrived in Chicago, Chicagoans can get social with their pups at four area dog-friendly watering holes. Returning for its fifth year, having taken a break in 2014, Mahoney’s Pub & Grille, home to a large, dog-friendly patio, will partner with three other West Town bars, also with dog-friendly outdoor areas: Aberdeen Tap, G & O Tavern, and The Matchbox to host a weekly yappy-hour called the “ West Town Pup Crawl”. It will take place every Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., beginning on Tuesday, June 16 through Tuesday, October 6, 2015 , patio weather permitting.

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Returning as host of the West Town Pup Crawl will be Jessica Abernathy of Chicago Canine Concierge Abernathy will bring together a different dog rescue group every week, such as Chicago Animal Advocates and Bow Wow Revolution, along with dog-centric vendors such as Your Pet Chef and Canine Sports Dog Training, to provide services and goodies during the Pup Crawl at Mahoney’s Pub & Grille. For more information on each week’s shelter and service provider, please visit

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The West Town Pup Crawl is free of charge to leashed, friendly dogs and their unleashed, friendly owners. All participating bars will feature a food and drink special and plenty of fresh water for the pups, including an alcohol-free beer made just for dogs called Bowser Beer, at Mahoney’s. From 6pm to 8pm, 15% of Mahoney’s Pub & Grille bar sales proceeds will benefit the featured rescue group of the week.

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Food and drink specials for each participating location will be as follows:

Mahoney’s Pub & Grill will offer $2 tacos (chicken, steak, or pork) with $5 Margaritas and $5 Bowser Beer for Dogs

Aberdeen Tap will offer $1 draft beers and $5 orders of wings.

G & O Tavern will offer $5 house-batched cocktails and $6 burgers.

The Matchbox will offer a Pooch Hooch Punch (for humans!) for $7 and an Old Style tall boy with a bartender’s choice shot for $5.

Mahoney’s Pub & Grille is located at 551 North Ogden Avenue in Chicago. The Aberdeen Tap is located at 440 North Aberdeen in Chicago. G & O Tavern is located at 1367 West Erie in Chicago. The Matchbox is located at 770 North Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago.

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