By Sharon Gomes Thomas
Summer is the time that your dogs and cats get to bask in the sun. It’s also time for us humans to fill our social calendar with fun things to do. And hang out at great fundraising events that benefit our furry friends.
Animal Fair/Humane Society of New York 12th Annual Paws for Style Fashion Show
When: Tuesday, May 13th. The fun starts at 7pm and rages on till midnight.
Location: Pacha, a gorgeous 4-story club that channels its European roots located at 618 W. 46th Street.
At this year’s must-attend benefit, doggies and their parents are taking over the catwalk yet again for this annual fashion benefit. The doggie divas strut their stuff while helping to raise funds for the Humane Society of New York. Celebrities and models will sashay the runway as dog walkers for the event, while an array of world-famous fashion designers create one-of-a-kind outfits to be adorned by the amazing canines.
All dog and human outfits will be auctioned off on Ebay with 100% of the proceeds going to the HSNY. Tickets can be purchased from http://www.crowdrise.com/12thAnnualPawsforStyle.
The Good Dog Foundation 3rd Annual A Fetching Affair Gala
When: Thursday, May 29th at 6:30pm
Where: Lighthouse at the Chelsea Piers, where you can enjoy views of the Hudson and Lady Liberty, located at 61 Chelsea Piers (pier 60)
Animal lovers and Good Dog Foundation volunteers provide essential support to animal-assisted therapy programs, ensuring the continuation and expansion of therapy dog visits to people in need (http://thegooddogfoundation.org). We all know how much better we feel with just hug with our pet.
Visit http://www.fetchingaffiar.com for more information on the party.
Tickets and tables: https://gooddog.ticketbud.com/a-fetching-affair-2014
Bideawee Masquerade Ball 2014
When: Monday, June 9th 6pm to 10pm
Where: Gotham Hall 1356 Broadway
Join Bideawee and animal lovers at theBideawee Ball which features cocktails, dinner, dancing, and awards to those who have made a difference in the lives of pets (http://www.bideawee.org). This event supports Bideawee’s mission to cultivate and support lifelong relationships between pets and the people that love them. Get your competitive spirit going with the Silent Auction and Live Auction of special and unique offerings. Honorees at this year’s Annual Ball include London Jewelers’ President Candy Udell and cosmetics entrepreneur Lorenzo Borghese for their philanthropic efforts and superior corporate support of animal welfare and well-being
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