Giant animal cakes, online auction, pet photos and a few more reasons to go to this fund-raiser

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2:05 p.m Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 Homepage
The 26th Annual Pet Afflaire was held Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 at the Ponitz Center in downtown Dayton. PHOTO / Tom Gilliam

This isn’t your average gala.

Imagine a room filled with about 350 people and 175 animals? 

The 27th annual Humane Society of Greater Dayton’s Pet Afflaire Gala on Saturday, Nov. 11, is a dinner with your pets complete with live entertainment and silent and live auctions.

If you want to go, ticket info is here. You can also make a donation in support or bid in the online auction if you can’t make it!

The 27th annual Humane Society of Greater Dayton’s Pet Afflaire Gala on Saturday, Nov. 11, is a dinner with your pets complete with live entertainment and silent and live auctions. CONTRIBUTED

Here are a few reasons to support Pet Afflaire courtesy of the Humane Society:

To celebrate the Humane Society of Greater Dayton’s 115th birthday, four local bakeries are competing in our one-of-a-kind cake competition.

The bakeries are creating large animal-inspired cakes. The attendees at the event will be the judge for three categories: Best Looking Cake, Best Use of Animal Theme and Best Tasting Cake.

Have giraffes greet you every morning during a 5-night, all-inclusive stay for two at Giraffe Manor in Kenya! Airfare is included, too! This package is just one of several once-in-a-lifetime trips up for grabs during a live auction at the event.

The 27th annual Humane Society of Greater Dayton’s Pet Afflaire Gala on Saturday, Nov. 11, is a dinner with your pets complete with live entertainment and silent and live auctions -- including the chance to win a giraffe experience. CONTRIBUTED

Do you want to bump into your favorite singer during the American Music Awards? How about experience sailing a yacht in San Diego or take a VIP excursion to the Vatican? You can bid in this online auction at www.hsdayton.org/PA now.

There will be a photo booth on site with professional photographers taking shots of you and your pets. Photos will be printed and mailed to you in plenty of time to make them your holiday greeting card image.

The 27th annual Humane Society of Greater Dayton’s Pet Afflaire Gala on Saturday, Nov. 11, is a dinner with your pets complete with live entertainment and silent and live auctions. CONTRIBUTED

With a room full of dogs, cats and sometimes a pot-belly pig, Pet Afflaire is a wonderful place to just take it all in.

The Humane Society of Greater Dayton is a no-kill organization that works to find thousands of animals forever homes each year. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency, we receive no government funding and relies solely on the donations of individuals, companies and grants to fund 100 percent of the programs and services provided to the community.

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