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NEW YORKER HOTEL TO HOST ‘BIG CITY LITTLE DOG’ FASHION SHOW FEB. 11TO BENEFIT ‘ANGEL ON A LEASH’
Voice of Westminster to Emcee Event as Pups Strut Their Stuff on Runway
NEW YORK, NY (Jan. 13, 2011) – As New York City welcomes the world-famous Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show next month, the landmark New Yorker Hotel (www.NewYorkerHotel.com) will host both human and canine celebrities as it presents the BIG CITY LITTLE DOG Fashion Show on Friday, Feb. 11, 2011 during the Westminster pre-show excitement.
The BIG CITY LITTLE DOG Fashion Show kicks off with a Red Carpet Cocktail Party at 5:30 pm before the four-legged models hit the runway at 7 pm. Tickets for the Cocktail Hour & Fashion Show are $25 per person. Fashion Show Only tickets are available for $10 per person (canine companions are complimentary). Tickets can be purchased online at www.gottavisitnyc.com/events.
The legendary Voice of Westminster, David Frei, will be emcee and judge for this canine couture event with NYC’s New Yorkie™ pet apparel dressing the runway pups in its new Spring line. All proceeds from the BIG CITY LITTLE DOG Fashion Show will benefit the Angel On A Leash Foundation.
Schmitty The Weather Dog and Meteorologist Ron Trotta (the official weather team for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show) are among the New York personalities and celebrities who will be walking the runway with their pups to raise money for this important cause.
In addition to the fabulous Fido fashion festivities, attendees accompanied by their well-dressed small dogs may be chosen to walk the runway to compete for “Best In Show” awards with prizes including a two-night stay at the pet-friendly New Yorker Hotel, tickets to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and a trunk full of New Yorkie brand products.
Proceeds from the BIG CITY LITTLE DOG Fashion Show will go to Angel On A Leash, a non-profit organization that creates therapy dog programs for hospitals and institutions. www.angelonaleash.org.
NYC’s iconic New Yorker Hotel, an official hotel for the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and host of the BIG CITY LITTLE DOG Fashion Show, is located at 481 Eighth Avenue (at 34th Street) across from Madison Square Garden and Penn Station in New York City.
An e-brochure can be downloaded at http://newyorkerhotel.com/ebrochure.html. For more information about The New Yorker Hotel, contact toll-free in the U.S. and Canada 800-764-4680 or visit https://www.NewYorkerHotel.com.
The New Yorkie pet line for spring will be sold exclusively at Macy’s in New York City. For more information, interviews and photos, contact Elly McGuire: [email protected]