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Avow Hospice Pet and People Show 2012

Many Naples area pet and animal care professionals contributed gifts for the silent auction which was a part of the evening's festivities. Photo / Darryl A. Wells

Many Naples area pet and animal care professionals contributed gifts for the silent auction which was a part of the evening's festivities. Photo / Darryl A. Wells

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  • This guy was a true star of the show biggest in appeal and appearance as he made a dramatic entrance to the event. Photo / Darryl A. Wells
  • Cali is honorary pet chair and made hr appearance in the fashion show with owner Sandy Johnson. Photo / Darryl A. Wells
  • Jim McGinn of Germain BMW poses with family pet Tucker, portraits were shot of the attending animals and their owners as part of the event. They were presented at the entrance with their personal portraits. Photo / Darryl A. Wells
  • Shelby is a Rhodesian Ridgeback mix who came to show her stuff in her fashion wear with owner Kathy Guyitt, Shelby is a rescue adopted dog. Photo / Darryl A. Wells
  • On arrival patrons pick up Hospice PAWS program information, tickets and other valuable information to the continuing efforts to provide last days care for people and animals. Photo / Darryl A. Wells
  • Many Naples area pet and animal care professionals contributed gifts for the silent auction which was a part of the evening's festivities. Photo / Darryl A. Wells
  • In what was not an eventful but certainly daring appearance this big cat was a member of the cast on display for a dog friendly and well attended crowd. Photo / Darryl A. Wells
  • The Avow Hospice campus located at 1095 Wippoorwill Lane was the site of the 2012 Avow Hospice Pet and People Fashion Show. Photo / Darryl A. Wells
  • Many of the participating animals if not active PAWS members shared the unique charm and benefit of being rescued and adopted pets. Photo / Darryl A. Wells
  • The Hospice PAWS program dogs go through a special training program and must obtain a "Canine Good Citizen" certification before going to work. Photo / Darryl A. Wells
  • Trendsetting was the name of the game, as this fashionable duo walk the runway. Photo / Darryl A. Wells
  • The Avow Hospice campus located at 1095 Wippoorwill Lane was the site of the 2012 Avow Hospice Pet and People Fashion Show. Photo / Darryl A. Wells
  • Keynote speaker for the evening was Veronica McCullion noted design professional in the area, who changed her life and career to become a certified veterinarian technician and pursue the humane treatment of older animals. Photo / Darryl A. Wells
  • The silent auction items were a big draw for the many attending patrons all donations go toward the PAWS volunteer program and future animal hospice planning. Photo / Darryl A. Wells
  • Cassie and Abby are two sister retrievers who spent the evening with Jeannne Parker and Mary Brodeur. Photo / Darryl A. Wells
  • Attending patrons were treated to a night of not only fashions by pets and owners but food and drinks for distinctive tastes. Photo / Darryl A. Wells
  • Jessica Pitts sits with her companion Jack as they wait for the second half fashion presentations of the night. Photo / Darryl A. Wells
  • This fashionable duo had every ones attention as they walked the runway. Many of the show attendees were not PAWS volunteer pets but friends and well wishers of the organization. Photo / Darryl A. Wells
  • In what was not an eventful but certainly daring appearance this big cat was a member of the cast on display for a dog friendly and well attended crowd. Photo / Darryl A. Wells

It was a night to put on the best in fashion and charm for the Pets and their People. The Avow Hospice PAWS Pet Program located at 1095 Whipporwill Lane in Naples, on Thursday June 7th held the $100 ticket fund raising event on the Hospice campus. The event featured many animals of the PAWS Pet program and other well wishers and patrons both two legged and four to help bring support for the fine work of the program for those in their greatest time of need.

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