The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, recognized as one of South Florida’s premier shopping destinations for its sophisticated level of merchandising and ambiance, is celebrating the dog days of summer by inviting four-legged shoppers and their owners to its third annual â€œDog Days.â€ Pet lovers are invited to enjoy a â€œForever Homesâ€ adoption expo and â€œFashion Houndsâ€ runway show on Wednesday, August 16th.
Adoptable dogs will sit, stay and be good in hopes of getting adopted. Forever Homes will be a pet expo with an emphasis on dog adoptions through several participating organizations including Abandoned Pet Rescue, Animal Aid, Boxer Friends, Grateful Paws Dog and Cat Rescue, Humane Society of Broward County and Saving Grace and Her Furry Friends. Local pet-focused businesses such as Central Bark Doggy Day Care, Lauderdale Pet Lodge, Meals for Dogs and Pet Express Animal Hospital will showcase available products and services.
Co-hosted by NBC6â€™s Kelly Blanco and Adam Berg, Fashion Hounds will feature a high-energy dog runway show with coveted prizes awarded to trendy owners and their fashionable furry friends. Categories for the event include Best Dog Walk, Best Dressed, Dynamic Duo and Best in Show. Registration is $25, which will be collected via cash or check at the event and will benefit the participating pet rescue charity of your choosing. Please contact Tasha Yohan at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up in advance.
Last yearâ€™s winners were Maurice Mizrahi and dogs Hermes and Draco for Best Dog Walk, Jody Miller-Young and dog Sophie for Best Dressed, Lois Weiss and dogs Daphney and Bella for Dynamic Duo and Ivanka Kochanva and dog Jackson for Best in Show. @GalleriaFTL