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Planet Dog Foundation Announces 2nd Annual Planet Dog Ball


December 1, 2017

On Saturday, April 7, 2018, The Planet Dog Foundation will host its second annual Planet Dog Ball charity gala to raise awareness and funds for the Hoyt Therapy Dog Program at Maine Medical Center (MMC) and The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital (BBCH).

With almost 30 trained therapy dogs and handlers, the Hoyt Therapy Dog Program brings the calm and joy of connecting with a loving animal to patients, staff, and families at MMC and BBCH. Although the handlers are trained volunteers who donate their time to promoting the well-being of patients and their families, there is still a cost to operate and maintain the program.

Through the generosity of sponsors and patrons at the 2018 Planet Dog Ball, The Planet Dog Foundation aims to cover the cost of the Hoyt Therapy Dog Program for at least two years, thus ensuring that patients and families will continue to receive these much-beloved visits.

In its inaugural year, the Planet Dog Ball drew more than 150 patrons, 20 canine companions and 11 sponsors for a glittering evening of local food, fur, fancies and fashion to raise more than $80,000 for America’s VetDogs, a national service dog program, and Maine-based K9s on the Front Line, which provides Maine veterans with trained service dogs free-of-charge.

WHAT:          2nd Annual Planet Dog Ball

WHEN:          Saturday, April 7, 2018

WHERE:        Westin Portland Harborview

157 High Street, Portland, ME 04101

DETAILS:      Black Tie Optional (Cocktail attire recommended)

FMI:               www.planetdogball.com

As it would not be a Planet Dog event without dogs, well-behaved four-legged friends are welcome to attend and enjoy the doggy treat bar; separate tickets for dogs are required (subject to availability).

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