Putting on the dog for a paws cause, couture-conscious canines will show off Spot-centric styles at the Unleash the Love 2 fashion show at Mutts Mania– an annual fundraiser for Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter.
Dogs will dress to impress a panel of celebrity judges, including:
- Reality personality Tracy DiMarco from the Style Network series Jerseylicious
- Mike Zohn and Evan Michelson from the Science TV show Oddities
- Pet couturier Anthony Rubio
- Annemarie Lucas, a star of the Animal Planet series Animal Precinct
- David Frei, host of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
Categories in the com’paw’tition, which is presented by the online greeting card business Sent-Well, will include Best Dressed Owner and Pet Duo; Best Vintage Carnival Costume and Most Creative Costume. Winners will receive prize baskets.
The first 25 fans of Fidos and famous faces who register for Unleash the Love 2 will get a treat– a meet and greet with the celebrities.
Other Mutts Mania Activities
Along with the Unleash the Love dog fashion show, Mutts Mania will also include:
- Silly pet pricks, Best kisser, Fastest Tail-wagger and other canine contests.
- Demonstrations of dog skills throughout the day.
- Adorable adoptables as the 12th annual Pet Adoption Expo.
- The chance to mull over merchandise at vendor stalls.
A happening with heart, proceeds from Mutts Mania will benefit Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter, a no-kill non-profit animal welfare organization which has provided comfort and care to homeless dogs and cats for more than 40 years.
Admission: $10 per adult. Children and dogs admitted for free.
When: September 15, 2013 from noon – 4 p.m.
Where: Lurker Park on Eagle Rock Avenue in East Hanover, New Jersey
For more information:
- visit www.njshelter.org