Get Your Silent Auction On!

Join us at our 6th Annual “Going To The Dogs!” Spring Celebration Fundraiser on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 5-9 pm.
Location: Royal Cliff Banquet and Conference Center
2280 Cliff Road
Eagan (Saint Paul), MN 55122

Gantehr Logo

Ganther Construction | Architecture Inc. is a GRAND CHAMPION Sponsor ($2,500+) of “Going to the Dogs!” They are an award-winning, next-generation architecture and construction management firm based in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. They’re as passionate about impacting lives as you are!


We’re celebrating Ten Years of enabling persons with physical disabilities, diabetics, autistic children and wounded warriors to lead more independent, self-reliant, and fulfilling lives, and we’re hoping you’ll be excited to join us!

Please note that the event is for humans only. Only assistance dogs are allowed in the venue…but there’ll be plenty there for you to get a pooch smooch or two from!

Special Guests

Comedian Tiffany Norton AKA “Bangs”

Tiffany "Bangs" Norton

Winner 2016 People’s Choice Award for Best Local Comic by City Pages Magazine!

Originally from St. Paul, MN, she is currently a touring stand up comedian, Radio Personality/Traffic Reporter and Executive Producer of the award winning, Moon and Staci Show on KS95-FM 94.5 in Minneapolis.

LIVE Music by “House Blend”

House Blend is a variety band that specializes in Rock, Country & Blues from the 60’s to today.

They’ve all been playing live music for over 25 years and together as a band for 10 years – playing parties, weddings, restaurants, bars and benefits.  They all have “day jobs”, but have a passion for live music and good causes like PawPADs!

Good Times!

Silent Auction

Silent Auction

Sports and outdoor equipment, adventures, electronics, decor, Disney passes…There will be something there for you to win!

Auction Sampler

Carpe Vinum (Wine Pull)

Wine Pull

At $10 a “pull,” it’s one of the best wine pulls in Minnesota. Reds, Whites and Brews!

The Wheel of Crap!

Amazing Wheel of Crap!

Your chance to win some amazing and fun crap at only a buck a spin!

Royal Cliff Banquet and Conference Center

Event News


GREAT NEWS: In honor of PawPADs’ 10th Anniversary, the Giant Steps Foundation will be MATCHING the proceeds of this event up to $10,000! Now you can have even more fun because your fun will count twice!


White Bear Animal Hospital
Thank you, White Bear Animal Hospital and Dr. Stuart Dalton for being a SPONSOR for “Going to the Dogs!”

White Bear Animal Hospital has established relationships with four different local organizations that train service dogs to assist the handicapped, providing free or reduced-cost veterinary services and products to them and PawPADs. They also offer discounts for service dog owners. Contact them for more information.
Please join us in supporting this awesome, caring business!


Hotel: If you’re coming and are staying over night, special hotel room rates have been arranged at the nearby Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Eagan!
A block of rooms (choice of Single King at $84 or Double Queen at $94) for the nights of April 28 – April 30 has been created. Here are three easy ways you can reserve your rooms.
1) Here is the link to your custom web page:
2) Call the Hilton Garden Inn front desk at 651-686-4605 and ask for the PawPADS block.
3) Go to the website Input arrival and departure dates. Click ‘More Options’, ‘Add special rate codes’, in Group Code type in ‘PawPAD’.


New York Times Best Selling Author, MaryJanice Davidson, is helping sponsor “Going to the Dogs!” again this year! Thank you, MaryJanice!


Tickets on Sale Now!
Tickets are $35 online until April 21st, $45 after April 21st and at the door. Children 10 and under FREE.



Comedian Tiffany Norton AKA “Bangs” (from Minnesota’s leading KS95-FM 94.5 Radio) will be emceeing, entertaining, and auctioning!


The awesome “House Blend” band has signed on to keep us all entertained throughout the evening with music from the 60’s and on!


New York Times Best Selling Author, MaryJanice Davidson, is helping sponsor “Going to the Dogs!” again this year! Thank you, MaryJanice!