Metro Pets

By Sharon Gomes Thomas

Don’t let the falling temperatures of Fall sequester you and your friends (both two and four legged) at home. Enjoy a full social calendar with the following —

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Good Dog Foundation Fundraiser
Tuesday, November 6th, 7PM to 10PM
Hosted by Barney’s New York, 660 Madison Avenue
Enjoy a fabulous evening at Barney’s to learn and celebrate the good work of The Good Dog Foundation. This organization certifies and places volunteers and their dogs to do therapy work in hospitals and schools. Admission to the dinner is $500/plate. There is a silent auction – so bring your generous checkbook.
The Good Dog Foundation
607 Sixth Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
718-788-2988
888-859-9992
www.TheGoodDogFoundation.org

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League of Humane Voters of New York City 6th Anniversary Gala
Saturday, November 10th, 8 PM to midnight
Hosted by Jivamukti Yoga School, 841 Broadway, 2nd Floor
Enjoy vegan hors d’oeuvres and organic wine and beer at this celebration for animals, with celebrity guests like “Golden Girls” star Rue McClanahan, artist Peter Max, and recording artist Nellie McKay. Shoes must be removed at the door, so wear your prettiest socks, or remember to get a pedicure. Obviously, no fur!
Tickets range from $35 to $500 each.
League Of Humane Voters Of New York City
151 1st Avenue, Suite 237, New York, NY 10003
212-889-0303
www.humanenyc.org

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Gimme Shelter – Rock And Rescue Party
Tuesday, November 13th, 7PM to midnight
Hiro Ballroom at Maritime Hotel, 363 West 16th Street
This event is the premier rock concert celebrating animal rescue and the goal of becoming a no-kill city by 2010.
Ticket prices are:
$100 general admission
$175 VIP
$1200 VIP Tables
This event’s proceeds support Rational Animal and the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, two non-profit organizations working together with the ASPCA to help NYC’s homeless animals.
www.rational-animal.org/gimmeshelter.html

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Leashes And Lovers Fall Festival
Thursday, November 15th, 7PM to 10PM
Columbus 72, 246A Columbus Ave
Dog friendly so bring your well-behaved pooch. Music and fantastic raffle prizes – 100% proceeds to benefit an animal charity.
$30/advance before 11/13
$40 at the door
www.leashesandlovers.com/events.html#fall
1-888-678-BARK (2275)

Originally published November 2007
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