Stars to Take Part in Raise the Woof Fundraiser

33366401Fans of Fidos, famous faces and frightfully fun times are invited to get into the ‘spirit’ of Halloween at an annual haunted house event that helps dogs who need forever homes.

On October 26th former MADtv star Debra Wilson will once again step into the role of emcee for the Raise the Woof Haunted House fundraiser. Benefitting Angels in Fur Dog Rescue– a southern California non-profit animal welfare organization which rescues, rehabilitates and re-homes Rovers of all breeds and mixes– the event will include:

  • A costume contest, with winners chosen by celebrity judges. Don’t be a scaredy cat– sign up to participate for one of the following categories: Best Dog Costume, Best Human Costume and Best Dog and Human Costume.
  • Appearances by Elaine Hendrix, star of The Parent Trap, Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion/founder of The Pet Matchmaker; Breaking Bad star Nigel Gibbs; Nicole Alvarez from KROQ; author/actress Anita Finlay (The Young & The Restless; 24); award-winning actor, writer and cartoonist Dave Shelton, and more.
  • A live auction, with destination vacations to the Caribbean, Panama and the British Virgin Islands among the items up for bid.
  • A performance by juggler Ivan Pecel, whose sleight of hand skill has been seen on America’s Got Talent, King of Queens, and the music video “Everything But the Girl.”
  • Vegan fare from TasteBuds Catering.

…and more!

Admission: $25 Individual; $35 Couple; family of four $45; tickets night of the event $25 each

When: October 26, 2013 from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Where: Pasadena Senior Center in Old Town. Scott Pavilion on Raymond at 85 East Holly Street in Pasadena, California

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About Grace Sydney

Grace Sydney is the Assistant Editor of and, covering celebrity-related rescue news. She operates the @HollywoodDogs Twitter account sharing information on celebrity fundraising for rescues and shelters.