Hello Fellow Poker Playing Dog Lovers,

We are thrilled to announce the 7th annual Poker for Puppies tournament taking place on Sunday, April 14th at the iconic Sportsmen’s Lodge.  Join us and claim your share of $5,000 in poker prizes, try your luck in the raffle for hundreds of dollars in gift cards or put down your own card on the silent auction and take home an amazing 7-day South Africa photo safari for two, all the while helping homeless and abandoned animals.

We will have adorable, adoptable doggies for you to cuddle with and a fantastic lunch with plenty of veggie options.  Watch your dessert being made with nitro by Sub Zero Ice-cream. Come enjoy the afternoon with our celebrity players, Dawg Squad volunteers, the DJ’s of New Work City and of course, your favorite poker dealers.

Sportsmen’s Lodge Hotel

12825 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604

Free parking in the hotel lot – enter off Ventura Blvd.


Doors open at 2pm.  Poker starts at 3pm Sharp!

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Sign up at www.DawgSquad.org


Poker entry $100.

$20 rebuys. Add On at break.

Cash and credit cards accepted.

Sponsorships packages starting at $500.

21+ only. Please, no personal pets allowed.


Prizes include: A 55 inch TV. Passes to Universal Studios. Tickets to see Ray Romano perform in Las Vegas. World Series of Poker entry. Hundreds of dollars in gift cards. More prized added daily.


The Dawg Squad is an entirely volunteer run organization.  We have no paid staff.  All your donations go directly to the dogs. Thanks for the help!