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Mayor and First Lady’s Dog Ball 2013 - Saturday, April 6th

This year marks the 9th year for the annual event, which supports the City of Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department’s Spay/Neuter Voucher Program. The Mayor’s Dog Ball is sponsored by Clark’s Pet Emporium.

  • The event will take place on the evening of Saturday, April 6, at the Crowne Plaza Albuquerque, 1901 University Blvd. NE.

  • Tickets are on sale now. 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 tickets online at www.kennelkompadres.org or send payment to “Albuquerque Kennel Kompadres, Inc.,” 347 El Camino Campo, Corrales, NM 87048. Inquiries may be directed to 505-897-0464.

  •  The event features a “Yappy Hour” starting at 5:30 pm, with musical entertainment by Donohoe & Grimes. The dinner, catered by Crowne Plaza, starts at 6:30 pm.

  • People are encouraged to bring their canine best friends, who also can be entered in the Doggie Duds Fashion Contest, (dress your dog to the nines -- K-9s, that is -- and strut your stuff). There will be games, prizes and a Doggie Spa, too.
  • Master of Ceremonies Terrie Q. Sayre of 770-KKOB will auctioneer the live auction. A silent auction also will be running throughout the evening.
  • Dress is business casual.

Albuquerque Kennel Kompadres, Inc. is a 501(c)(3), “Friends of the Animal Welfare Department.” $75 of each ticket purchased is tax-deductible.