Portland, September 28th, 2013. Animal Aid’s 9th annual Bet for Pets Casino Night drew nearly 150 people and raised $39,000. The benefit supports the shelter cats and dogs of Animal Aid. The event was held at World Forestry Center in Miller Hall and Kim Maus from Good Day Oregon was the event’s emcee. Bet for Pets featured casino gaming, silent and live auctions and a raffle prize of 100 bottles of wine, called the Wall of Wine. (photo credit, Randy and Georgia Johnston)

Emcee Kim Maus (from Good Day Oregon) showcasing two of the live auction items, Royal Meow cat castle and hand-made dog quilt.

Emcee Kim Maus (from Good Day Oregon) showcasing two of the live auction items, Royal Meow cat castle and hand-made dog quilt.

Live Auction bidding, Patti Smith and Dana Schwartz.

Live Auction bidding, Patti Smith and Dana Schwartz. 

Silent auction browsing by Brent and Diane Schauer.

Silent auction browsing by Brent and Diane Schauer.

Guests listened to Rat Pack tunes delivered from our live Stumptown DJ and enjoyed appetizers and dessert all night long. Top winning auction items were a week vacation in Cannon Beach, a Royal Meow cat castle, and getaway packages at the Resort at the Mountain and the Inn at Spanish Head.

Here’s more information about Animal Aid:

Since its founding in 1969, Animal Aid has helped tens of thousands of companion animals through our rescue and adoption programs for homeless animals, financial and volunteer support of spay/neuter efforts, and by providing funds to guardians unable to pay for urgent veterinary care.

We receive no tax dollars, and thus our work is only made possible by yourgenerous support. Learn more about our mission and ways that you canhelp.

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Cute Critters in Costume
Photo Contest
Saturday, October 26, 2013
12pm to 4pm
Western Pet Supply
Raleigh Hills

Dress up your furry friend in his seasonal best and bring him out to ourCute Critters in Costume Photo Contest!

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About Animal Aid: Animal Aid is a 501c3 nonprofit animal rescue and welfare organization. Our mission is to reduce animal birth rates and suffering through education, assistance to community members who cannot afford urgent veterinary care and finding permanent homes for animals in our care.

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