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Special Guest To Attend 'Barkfest At Bonhams' Charity Brunch To Benefit AKC Humane Fund

(Wednesday, February 06, 2013)

-- Meet AKC/Eukanuba National Champion "Sky" the Wire Fox Terrier And View an Exclusive Preview of Fine Art --

Bring your 'best friend' to the "Barkfest at Bonhams" for a rare opportunity to socialize with a canine celebrity, view exquisite fine dog art and support the charitable works of the AKC Humane Fund, Inc. on Sunday, February 10, 2013 from 10 am to noon at Bonhams, 580 Madison Avenue, NY, NY.
Meet Reigning AKC/Eukanuba National Champion Wire Fox Terrier GCH AfterAll Painting the Sky, affectionately known as "Sky," before she and handler Gabriel Rangel prepare for their appearance at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

"Our annual "Barkfest at Bonhams" Charity Brunch: A Celebration of the Dog in Art gives dog lovers a chance to experience beautiful dogs in fine art with their own canine companions by their side while furthering the Humane Fund's mission to provide education, outreach and grant-making to deserving organizations including women's shelters and breed rescue," said AKC Humane Fund Chairman and President Dennis Sprung.


Wait 'til the clouds roll by - William Henry Hamilton Trood

Barkfest at Bonhams is an exclusive preview of Dogs in Show and Field: The Fine Art Sale, held February 13, 2013 at Bonhams Auction House. This fun event gives attendees time to enjoy a light brunch while viewing the entire collection featuring a wide range of dog breeds before the auction. Featured works include:

  • William Henry Hamilton Trood's 19th century piece Wait 'til the clouds roll by
  • John Sargent Noble's 19th century work titled The Faithful Servant
  • Pointers in John Martin Tracy's Dog Talk
  • Thomas Blinks' terriers in At their master's call

All proceeds from Barkfest at Bonhams will benefit the AKC Humane Fund, Inc., a 501(c)(3) charity promoting the joy and value of responsible pet ownership through education, outreach and grant-making. Admission to the brunch is a $50 advance donation ($60 at the door) to the AKC Humane Fund. For reservations, contact AKC's reservation line at 212-696-8306 or reserve your spot online at https://classic.akc.org/humane_fund/donations/index.cfm.