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Hot Dogs and Cool Cats – 2011 – Humane Society of Sarasota County

Posted by Dogstreet in Rescue Pets

Created on Tue 06 December 2011 18:00

And tagged with: Sarasota , County , Shelter , Cat , Adoptable , Pet Photography , dog , Adoption , cats , dog street


Hot Dogs and Cool Cats – Laugh Your “Paws” Off – 2011

It is not officially the start of the holiday season without  The Humane Society of Sarasota County‘s Annual Hot Dogs and Cool Cats Benefit.  This years event took place Saturday, December 4th, out at the newly renovated Sarasota Yacht Club.  I covered the event for them last year and I was more than happy to do it again this year.  The evening filled with wonderful food, a live auction, and comedy from Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald of television’s Animal Planet. 

Laugh Your Paws Off

This year’s live auction emcees were Les McCurdy and Ken Sons. They had the guests in stitches from the moment they got on stage and helped make the auction a hysterically, memorable one.  Pictured below are Les and Ken with this year’s special guest, Animal Planet’s Dr. Fitzgerald.

Hot Dogs and Cool Cats - HSSC

Hot Dogs and Cool Cats - HSSC

The lobby of the SYC was lined with banners that featured images by yours truly and fellow pet photographer, Emilee Fuss.  It was pretty special to see some of our favorite adoptables displayed in such a beautiful way.

Hot Dogs and Cool Cats - HSSC

Pictured here are some of the fabulous HSSC staff.  Ginny Armington, Event Relations Manager. Deb Millman, Executive Director.  John Raleigh and Amie Boyle, Board of Directors.

Humane Society of Sarasota County - DogStreet Pet Photography

Featured below is a gallery of all the photos I snapped during the event. If  I took you picture, chances are it is in the gallery. Just click on any of the thumbnails below to see an enlarged view. And as always, keep up on all things DogStreet by following on Facebook and Twitter. Happy Holidays!