Pet Of The Week: Animal Friends (Aug. 20, 2018)


WHO, WHO, WHO LET THE DOGS OUT WHO, WHO, WHO. YEAH, WE’RE TALKING ABOUT THESE GUYS. LOOK AT THESE ADORABLE ENGLISH BULLDOG PUPPIES. DID YOU KNOW THAT THIS SUNDAY IS NATIONAL DOG DAY? A DAY TO CELEBRATE AND PAMPER YOUR FOUR-LEGGED FRIENDS. FOR ALL OF THE LOVE AND LAUGHS THEY GIVE US. IF YOU DON’T HAVE A DOGGING NO PROBLEM. THE NEXT GUEST IS HERE TO HELP. SHANNON CLARK OF ANIMAL FRIENDS IS HERE TO INTRODUCE US TO THIS WEEK’S PET OF THE WEEK, AN ADOPTABLE DOG LOOKING FOR A FOREVER HOME AND NAMED BOOKER. YES. HE’S SWEET, TOO. GEEZ SWEET AND EXCITED TO THE BE DOWN HERE. HE’S CURIOUS WHAT THE CAMERAS ARE DOING. LOOK AT HIM. I FEEL LIKE THAT IS THE BOXER, TOO, WHERE THEY GET THE HEAD TURN A LOT? WE THINK HE’S PART BOXER MIX. YOU CAN SEE IT IN HIS FACE, TOO, BUT HE’S SUCH A SWEET DOG. HE’S GREAT WITH PEOPLE. HE’S GREAT WITH OTHER DOGS. HE CAN GO HOME WITH KIDS SIX AND UP BECAUSE HE’S BIG. YEAH. AND WE DON’T WANT HIM KNOCK ANYONE OVER. HE WAS A PERFECT PASSENGER ON THE WAY DOWN THIS MORNING. OH. YEAH. AND HE WAS FOUND AS A STRAY FROM ANOTHER SHELTER AND THEN TRANSFERRED TO US. DO YOU KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT HIS BAX STORY. SOMETIMES IT’S HARD WITH THEM. RIGHT. YOU DON’T KNOW WHERE THEY’RE COMING FROM OR THEIR SITUATION. THEY PICKED HIM UP AS ASTRY AND NEVER KNOW WHERE HE CAME FROM BEFORE THAT. NOW HE’S AT ANIMAL FRIENDS AND LOOKING FOR A HE. HE’S A GREAT DOG — FOR A HOME. WHERE’S A GREAT DOG. YOU CAN TELL HE’S A LOVING GUY. PROBABLY VERY LOYAL, TO. AND HE LIKES A LITTLE BUTT SCRATCH, I GET IT, BUDDY. YOU HAVE A BIG EVENT COMING UP IN SEPTEMBER. JUDGES YES. AND THIS ONE — . YES. AND THIS ONE HELPS OUT. TELL US ABOUT THE BLACK TIES AND TALES? THIS IS OUR SIGNATURE GALA, SEPTEMBER 21st AND 22nd. WE HAVE A GALA THAT IS TWO NIGHTS. WE ARE SO OVER THE MOON AND EXCITED ABOUT THE GALA. IT’S A SUCCESS EVERY YEAR. WE’RE EXCITED IT’S COMING UP. THIS YEAR, IT’S OUR 75th BIRTHDAY. , AMAZING. AND THE — . AMAZING. AND IT’S GOING TO BE THE BIG DRAMATIC GLAMOROUS TWO-DAY BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR US. AND ANIMAL FRIENDS ARE DOING SO MUCH OVER THE 75 YEAR TO HELP. GREAT. AND YOU’RE GETTING THEM INTO WONDERFUL HOMES. THINK OF HOW MANY FAMILIES AND JOY YOU BROUGHT TO THOSE FAMILIES IN RETURN. WE’RE GLAD TO CELEBRATE OUR HISTORY. WE WANT MANY PEOPLE TO COME IN AND PACK IT IN AS POSSIBLE TO CELEBRATE WITH US. TELL US ABOUT THE TWO NIGHTS: WHAT CAN PEOPLE EXPECT? SURE. FRIDAY NIGHT IS MORE FLUID. YOU CAN COME IN. WE HAVE SILENT AUCTIONS ALL NIGHT LONG. UH-HUH. AND WE HAVE RAFFLES GOING ON. THERE ARE AMAZING AUCTIONS. YOU CAN MEET OUR ADOPTABLE ANIMALS, CATERED BOTH NIGHTS BY THE COMMON PLEA. GREAT. FAB HOUSE, FABULOUS. THERE IS WONDERFUL FOOD, DRENCH AND DANCING. WE HAVE A BIG TENT WHERE WE CAN SEE BOTH OF OUR BUILDINGS. OUR RESOURCE CENTER AND ANIMAL WELLNESS CENTER. AND THEN SATURDAY NIGHT IS PART OF A SITDOWN DINNER. AT THE BEGINNING, YOU CAN BE A PART OF THE AUCTIONS AND VISIT WITH THE ANIMALS ALL NIGHT LONG. IT GOES TO OUR TENT AND WE STAY THERE FOR A SITDOWN DINNER. BOOKER, WE’RE NOT DONE WITH YOU YET, BUDDY. HE’S LIKE LOOK, GUYS. I HAVE PLACES TO GO, TOO. AND THERE IS DANCING BOTH NIGHTS, TOO? ABSOLUTELY. AND SATURDAY NIGHT, WE HAVE A LEE AUCTION WHICH, IS FUN. HI, BUDDY. AND BIRTHDAY SURPRISES PLANNED. REALLY EXCITED AND YOU GET TO BE THERE WITH US ON FRIDAY NIGHT. LOOKING FORWARD TO THAT. THAT IS EXCITING. AND IF YOU WANT, YOU CAN ATTEND BOTH FLIGHTS AND GET A PACKAGED DEAL. YEAH. FOR TICKETS. ATTEND JUST FRIDAY, JUST SATURDAY OR EVERYBODY FOR BOTH. AND SOME MIGHT LOOK AT THE PLACE AND SAY IT’S COSTLY. THE MONEY GOES BACK. ALL OF THE MONEY RAISED AT THE GALA MATINEE GOES INTO OUR MISSION AND PROGRAMS, HELPS MORE ANIMALS LIKE BOOKER. EVEN NOW, WE HAVE A SPECIAL CHALLENGE GOING ON. WE’RE CALLING IT THE BIRTHDAY WISH BALANCE. SO, WE’RE REALLY, REALLY EXCITED ABOUT THAT, TOO. THERE ARE SO MANY WAYS TO PARTICIPATE. IF YOU CAN’T BUY TICKETS, YOU CAN BE A PART OF THE CHALLENGE. AND FIND OTHER WAYS. THERE ARE A TON OF WAYS TO GET INVOLVED. Reporter: THINK BOOKER IS READY TO GO FOR HIS WALK. SO, IF YOU’RE INTERESTED IN ADOPTING BOOKER HERE, YOU CAN CONTACT ANIMAL FRIENDS. THEY’RE LIGHTED ON CAMP CORNER ROAD. YOU–LOCATED ON CAMP CORNER ROAD. YOU WILL FIND THE LINK AT KDKA.COM/PTL. DEEP ON WATCHING EVERY MONDAY ON PTL.

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