Doggy Valentine’s Day Mixer Planned to Benefit Detroit Dog Rescue

By RENEE SUMMERS, A&E Editor

If your four-legged furry friend with a wet nose is your favorite Valentine, the folks over at PetCalls house calls of Metro Detroit have an event for you.  On Tuesday, Feb. 14, PetCalls, a local mobile veterinary service, will be hosting a Valentine’s Day mixer to benefit Detroit Dog Rescue, Detroit’s first and only no-kill animal shelter.  The event is billed as a prom night for you and your dog.

Kimberly Jackson at Pet Calls says the event will be held indoors at the Museum for Contemporary Art in Detroit.  The event will feature hors d’oeuvres, a dessert table, hot and cold drinks and cocktails.

Of course, there will also be treats for dogs.  Additionally, the event will feature a deejay and dancing, along with readings from a pet psychic.  A photographer will be on hand to take prom pictures of you and your furry date.  A silent auction will also be held, featuring Detroit Tigers tickets, spa packages and dinner packages, to name a few.  Proceeds from the auction will benefit Detroit Dog Rescue.

Detroit Dog Rescue was founded in 2011 and provides housing, medical care and adoption services for the hundreds of stray dogs picked up in the city each year.  The organization also provides pet education for the community, low-cost spay and neuter programs and a pet food pantry.  

You can view the rescue’s mission at detroitdogrescue.com. Jackson hopes everyone will come out and support a great cause.

The Museum for Contemporary Art is located at 4454 Woodward in Detroit. The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Cost is $35 and tickets can be purchased through Pet Calls House Calls.  See their Facebook page for details or call 313-788-7387.