ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Albuquerque animal lovers, tickets are available for the Mayor and First Lady’s Dog Ball. The event is sponsored by Walther Family Law PC. This year marks the 11th year for the annual pet-friendly event which supports the Animal Welfare Department’s Spay/Neuter Voucher Program and helps save the lives of the animals in city shelters.
The celebration will take place on the evening of Saturday, August 22, at the Embassy Suite, 1000 Woodward Place NE. Individual tickets are $100, with a table of 8 at $750, with the proceeds going to Albuquerque Kennel Kompadres, the fundraising partner of Animal Welfare. Order your tickets on line by going to kennelkompadres.org
The event will offer a “Yappy Hour” starting at 5:30 p.m, with a special doggie treat bar, drink bar and musical entertainment by Lenin and McCarthy. The dinner will be catered by Embassy Suite, dessert by Sugar and Spice Cake Pops and starts at 6:30 p.m.
People are encouraged to bring their canine best friends, who also will be entertained by the Rio Grande Canine Freestylers & their dancing dogs. There will be a raffle, door prizes and pet vendors too.