Doggy Con looks to raise funds for animal shelters - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

Doggy Con looks to raise funds for animal shelters

Posted: Updated:
(WJBK) -

Doggy Con is a family oriented event for dog lovers during the day and a red carpet movie screening at night. It all happens at Motion Picture Institute in Troy, MI.

On Saturday July 27th, starting at 10 am, dog lovers and advocates of all ages are invited to three sound stages at Motion Picture Institute to participate in a FREE awareness event with ReJoyceful Animal

Rescue doing a dog adoption, demonstrations, guest speakers including Mid Michigan Therapy Dogs, pet suppliers, groomers, Michigan Humane Society, and vendors of all kinds. This free event is open to the public, and is family-oriented. There will be activities for kids, food, and dog friendly activities for

Man's Best Friend. This is an event for the whole family to truly enjoy the "dog days of summer" from 10am to 4pm. In the evening the mood turns to a more adult themed red-carpet fundraising screening of "The Dog Fighter; MMA's Animal Rights Hero".

This is an emotionally charged documentary where a retired MMA fighter spreads awareness to end the illegal dog fighting epidemic plaguing Detroit. Local

Celebrity's involved in animal awareness will be present, and a % of all proceeds will go to a local animal adoption center. Motion Picture Institute is collecting pet food and toys to donate during the event.

This will be a fun-filled day for the entire family, and spectacular evening for the adults, celebrating, raising awareness, and helping out man's best friend, they are always there for us-let's do something for them at Doggy Con 2013!

Food donations and toys for the dogs at ReJoyceful Animal rescue are being collected at Motion Picture Institute in Troy, and can be dropped off at 2040 Crooks Rd. Ste. B Troy, MI.

Tickets are available for the screening at thedogfightermovie.eventbrite.com.

For more information on being a vendor/tickets contact: Jessica James at 810-730-0235

  • MorningsMorningsMore>>

  • Hamlin Corner's Loaded Corn on the Cob

    Hamlin Corner's Loaded Corn on the Cob

    Saturday, August 23 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:03:15 GMT
    Ford Arts, Beats and Eats returns to downtown Royal Oak August 29 through September 1, 2014.
    Ford Arts, Beats and Eats returns to downtown Royal Oak August 29 through September 1, 2014.
  • Angels of Hope Golf Outing

    Angels of Hope Golf Outing

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:24:33 GMT
    Angels of Hope steps up to help the families of kids battling cancer, and Friday the nonprofit is holding a big fundraiser.
    Angels of Hope steps up to help the families of kids battling cancer, and Friday the nonprofit is holding a big fundraiser.
  • 47 back-to-school lunchbox ideas

    47 back-to-school lunchbox ideas

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:42 AM EDT2014-08-22 13:42:59 GMT
    Here are 47 balanced and delicious lunch box ideas from Chef Kelli Lewton.
    Here are 47 balanced and delicious lunch box ideas from Chef Kelli Lewton.
Powered by WorldNow

WHBQ-TV | Fox 13
485 S. Highland St.
Memphis, TN 38111

Main Station: (901) 320-1313
Newsroom: (901) 320-1340

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices