Metro Pets

By Sharon Gomes Thomas

A must event for the gift giving festivities of the season is the 2012 DogCatemy Rescue Awards held on Monday, December 17th. It’s a fabulous red carpet event that benefits the North Shore Animal League‘s life-saving mission to rescue, nurture, and adopt nearly 20,000 animals into loving homes each year.

Attending the event are TV personalities from Good Morning America — Lara Spencer, Josh Elliot and Sam Champion. Also stopping by are actresses Renee Felice Smith (NCIS) and Kathryn Erbe (Law and Order)

During cocktail hour, there will be an auction featuring fabulous sports memorabilia, amazing weekend getaways, and other unique items and experiences!

However you can start bidding early by going online through December 18th at

Some items up for bids at the auction are attending a Fashion Week Show with Anna Wintour including a tour of the Vogue offices, getting styled by Charlotte Ronson, attending the Golden Globes Awards After Party, having dinner with Gwyneth Paltrow and Mario Batali, and even the Premiere and After Party of the Les Miserables movie. All very prestigious and once-in-a-lifetime events!

The event 2012 DogCatemy Rescue Awards takes place at the Waldorf Astoria
6pm-7PM Red Carpet & Reception
7pm-10PM Dinner & Awards Ceremony

The Guest of Honor is Cesar Millan, world renowned Dog Behavior Specialist and Animal Activist.

Purchase tickets at or call call 516-883-7900, ext 279.

Originally published December 2012
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