Dine With Your Dog 2017 Raises $75,000

750x500A big thank you to all of dog lovers who made the 2017 Dine With Your Dog: Brunch Edition a successful and sold-out event! Over 300 dog lovers and 225 companions came together for the 10th Annual Dine With Your Dog celebration to support Animal Assisted Therapy at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. It was a decade ago that a special group of volunteers started Dine With Your Dog in the backyard of one of PCH’s own doctors.

This year the canine-friendly affair raised $75,000! The funds will help us continue to provide world-class health care, hope and healing to our wonderful patients and their families.

The event, benefiting PetSmart Charities Paw Can Heal Animal Assisted Therapy at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, was entertaining for everyone. Read more on our blog.

About Dine With Your Dog

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Dine With Your Dog, presented by PetSmart Charities, celebrated its 10th Anniversary with a Champagne Sunday Brunch on March 19 from 10:30am to 1:00pm at The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa. Guests mingled with fellow animal lovers, explored the pet play areas, enjoyed a fabulous silent auction, and a lovely brunch spread.

Proceeds from the evening go ‘straight to the dogs’ in support of the PetSmart Charities Paws Can Heal Animal Assisted Therapy program. Dogs are man’s best friend. At Phoenix Children’s, dogs are also a child’s best friend. Therapy dogs help in motivating patients to walk or play, forget their discomfort, improve their mood and smile.