Roll out the red carpet, get those tails ready to wag, and raise those sparkling water dishes: A celebrity of the pet world is gracing the 2016 Fidose of Reality/Wigglebutt Warriors® fundraiser, Wigglebutts Uncorked. We are proud to announce Andrea Arden, of Animal Planet fame, is our official celebrity emcee for the fundraiser to benefit NYC Second Chance Rescue! We have definitely raised the bark and are spinning with glee over this news. Here’s the scoop and why you must join us, as tickets are well over half sold out at this stage and we promise an early sell out!
About Andrea Arden
Andrea Arden is Animal Planet’s Pet Expert and serves on the Board of Directors of The Animal Legal Defense Fund, which fights to protect the lives and interests of animals through the legal system, as well as the Board of Directors of Pets for Patriots, which advocates for the permanent placement of adult dogs and cats with every available and willing military family in the U.S.
Andrea is the author of Barron’s Dog Training Bible, Dog-Friendly Dog Training, Train Your Dog the Lazy Way, and The Little Book of Dog Tricks, and has been the behavior columnist for Dog Fancy magazine, as well as a contributing writer for the AKC Gazette, and Modern Dog.
As the director of Andrea Arden Dog Training, she and her team of experienced and compassionate behavior experts help people develop better relationships with their canine companions using a humane, positive, and scientifically sound approach.
Andrea can be seen on Animal Planet’s shows Dogs101, Cats101, Pets101, and America’s Cutest Dog and America’s Cutest Cat. She was the trainer for Underdog to Wonderdog and The Pet Department, FX’s Emmy award winning daily show, and is a frequent contributor for the Today Show, Live with Kelly and Michael, and numerous other media outlets.
About Wigglebuttts Uncorked
Fidose of Reality has upped the bark on our 2016 gala fundraiser to benefit NYC Second Chance Rescue. This rescue group was selected as the benefactor of our 2016 red carpet event, Wigglebutts Uncorked, which is a pet-welcoming event for well-behaved dogs. Wigglebutts Uncorked takes place at The Grand Monarque Hall on the grounds of America’s oldest winery, Brotherhood Winery in Washingtonville, New York, on April 16, 2016. Wigglebutt Warriors proudly announces Wigglebutts Uncorked updates!
Tickets are on sale NOW, AND we will cap the number of tickets as “sold out” when we hit 200. We anticipate a sell out, so first come, first served!
Where: Brotherhood Winery: America’s Oldest Winery located in Washingtonville, New York. (just one hour from New York City and a mere 17 miles from Soon’s Orchards in New Hampton, NY).
When: Saturday, April 16, 2016: Rain or Shine – the event is indoors!!!! (with a pet-welcoming “after” party the next day at no charge!)
Time: 6 pm to 10:30 pm
Cost per Ticket: $125
Attire: Dressy: From slacks to dresses to evening gowns.
Are Pets Welcome? Yes, well-behaved dogs are welcome. Must remain on leash with pet parent(s) at all times. No Flexi-leashes. No additional fee. Pre-determined number of pet tickets available, so first come first served.
Ticket Includes: Admission to the gala, posing on red carpet, hors-d’oeuvres, full dinner buffet, wine bar, beer, soda, water, coffee, tea, dessert, and more. Access to outdoor patio. Dancing, prizes, goodie bags, silent auction, PLUS: The Second Annual Wiggy Awards And Admittance to Renewal of Vows ceremony. Access to the on-site winery to shop and take wines home!
DJ services courtesy Mikie G, Touch of Class DJ – check him out for all your DJ needs!
Who Are The Wigglebutt Warriors?
Wigglebutt Warriors® is the fundraising arm of Fidose of Reality. Combined, we’ve raised over $50,000 for homeless Cocker Spaniels to assist with medical, food, and basic needs until they find their forever homes. We are not a 501(c)3 but we raise money for 501(c)3 dog rescue groups in the United States. Founders, Carol and Darlene Bryant, along with their Cocker Spaniel, Dexter, are crusading to save dogs’ lives… with your help. We are two women on a mission, doing this from the heart because, as our trademark saying goes, “My Heart Beats Dog®!!!”
Welcome Andrea Arden
Please extend a warm Wigglebutt welcome to Andrea Arden as our official Wigglebutts Uncorked emcee! See, she loves our mascot, Dexter, she really does:
Learn more Andrea Arden here.
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