Bring your pup for fun, holiday photos and support a great cause! The event is a fundraiser for Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS)The event will take place in Alameda's South Shore Shopping Center in a special POPUP location.

The $45 donation fee includes the 5 minute sitting and an instant print.

You will receive 3 complimentary web resolution files within a week.

The backdrop changes each year and will be holiday festive!


Sat & Sun - November 11 & 12

$45 Fee Includes:
- 5 minute sitting
- 1 instant print (photographer's choice)
- 3 complimentary web res digitals (emailed within week)

NOTE: $20 non-refundable deposit due to reserve. $25 balance due at event payable direct to FAAS (cash, check, card)

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Proceeds from this photo event benefit The Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter.  The mission of Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS) is to shelter and care for abandoned companion animals, find them new homes, and to prevent animal cruelty through education and community programs.

Location Details

The Santa Paws photo fundraiser will take place at a POPUP location in Alameda's South Shore Shopping Center (it will NOT be at the FAAS shelter or annex). There will be signs to help direct.

A phone number will be provided if you need to contact someone day of the event.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can people be in the photo too?

A.Yes, Fully vaccinated attendees may remove face covering and sit near Santa. If you are not vaccinated please keep covering on or let Santa step out.

How many pets can be included?

A.We can include more than one pet in the sitting.

My dog is not very trained and I don't think he will sit still...

A.Santa can hold the leash or collar of your dog. Or you can be in the photo, too. This event will be held outdoors so safety will be first consideration.

How many photos do I get?

A.The goal is to capture 3 final proofs and we will get try for as much variety as possible. You can join for a photo, with Santa, etc. You will receive one 4x6 print at the event and you will be able to download your web res digitals within one week.

My dog might afraid of Santa,..

A.We'll give your pup the chance to make friends with Santa (he's got some tasty treats) but if you pup is not comfortable, Santa can step out, you can step in.

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