Animal Fair's Third Annual Toys for Dogs

by CHRISTOPHER CONFESSORE · December 19, 2008

Wendy Diamond, Richard Belzer, Jill Zarin [Wendy Diamond and Lucky, Richard Belzer and Willis, Jill Zarin and Ginger. Photos via dearlucky.com]

Animal lovers in New York City came out to Vintage Irving recently to donate toys to homeless dogs and have their pooches take a picture with Santa at Animal Fair Magazine’s 3rd Annual Toys for Dogs Party. Celebrity dog lovers also came out to support Toys for Dogs and shoot a portion of Animal Fair's upcoming PSA, "We are Dogs United" debuting early next year to help raise awareness for animal rescue and adoption. Celebrities supporting Toys for Dogs and appearing in the "We are Dogs United" PSA included Abigail Breslin, Glenn Close, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Richard Belzer, Piper Perabo, Joy Behar, Sheri Sheppard, John O'Hurley, Al Roker, Elizabeth Hasselbeck, Jill Zarin and many more.

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More story and photos below: Wendy Diamond, Founder and Editorial Director of Animal Fair, and her Maltese Lucky, were joined by supporters like Steve Haft, Loreen Arbus, Jane Ponterelli, Dr. Babette Gladstein, and designer Geoffrey Bradfield to toast this amazing PSA campaign that will help local animals everywhere. The party was filled with happy dogs waiting to get their photo with Santa. Some of the celebrity PSA participants joined in the fun and had their photos taken with Santa and made sure to whisper to Santa their last-minute Holiday gift request!

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