Yappy Hour

Join us for the only cocktail party in Metro Detroit where your dog is welcome!

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11th Annual Yappy Hour

June 4th, 2020 | 6:30 – 9PM
Rock Garden at Meadow Brook Hall

Reserve Tickets      Sponsorship Opportunities      Purchase a Luminary


Top Dog
Patrick & Laura Fenton

Best Buddy
Law Offices of Barry L. Howard, P.C.

Good Dog
Advanced Animal Chiropractic
Betsy Barnes
Pawsitive Steps Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Tama, Budaj & Raab, P.C. CPAs

Special Thanks to our MARL Friends
Union AdWorks



Honorary Co-Chairs
*Cindy & Hon. Barry Howard

*Beth Davidson
*Laura Fenton


*2020 Board of Directors


Gold Grand Champion Sponsors
Sam & Ruby D. Caplan
Jennifer & Jeffrey Farber

Best in Show Sponsors
Karmanos Cancer Institute and McLaren Health Care

Loyal Friend Sponsors
John M. Bashur
DTE Energy

Fifth Third Bank

Sandy & Keith Kondos
Lisa & Scott Wasserman
Wright-Hurley Family

Best Buddy Sponsors
A. Alfred Taubman Foundation

Advanced Animal Chiropractic
All American Pet Resorts – Shelby Township

Comerica Bank


Cindy & Barry Howard
Huntington Bank

Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C.

Susan & Tim Lucken
Carlos & Christine Mazzorin
Dennis & Tina Mirku
Park West Gallery

Becky & Gary Sakwa
Signal Restoration Services

Good Dog Sponsors
Animal Emergency Center
Jody & Gary Astrein
Bank of Ann Arbor – Birmingham Office
Betsy Barnes
Governor Jim Blanchard & Janet Blanchard
Winston & Winifred Duncan
East Street Pilates
Etkin Real Estate Solutions
Flagstar Bank
Nancy & Jim Grosfeld
Rebecca & Jake Grove
Rodney Hagenbuch
Harold G. Schaevitz Industries LLC
Brian, Rebecca, Zach, & Sloane Howard – Stage Equity Partners, LLC
Terry Kinchsular and Rick Hamann
LoVasco Consulting Group
Oakland Hills Veterinary Hospital
Pawsitive Steps Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine
Sigma Investment Counselors
Tama, Budaj & Raab, P.C., CPAs
Kimberly & Kenneth Whipple
Ann Wiacek
MJ & Jay Wright

Party Animal Sponsors
Dataspeed, Inc.
Beth & Jeff Davidson
Frank Rewold & Sons Inc.
Gordon Advisors, P.C.
Edward Eickhoff & Michael Hisala
Liz & JJ Modell
Norm & Susie Pappas
Premier Pet Supply
The Urban Dog


Honorary Co-Chairs
*Cindy & Hon. Barry Howard

*Beth Davidson
Cara Krupa

Canine Co-Chairs
Connor Davidson
Sugar Krupa
Stretch Krupa


*Jody & Gary Astrein
Betsy Barnes
Tracie Berry
Hon. Jim & Janet Blanchard
Lauren & Gerald Bojanowski
*Luanne Broecker
*Ralph Caplan
Jennifer Falcinelli
Jennifer Farber
Beth Hall
*Jenny Heinrich
Connie Hogan
*Daniel Kelly
*Cindy Kenety
Lisa & Paul MacArthur
Deanna Malczewski
Christine & Carlos Mazzorin
Yvonne Fisher McCready
*Jana McNair
Susan Murphy
Laurie Muschong
Lois Paquin-Hoffiz
*Molly Phillips
Samantha Phillips
Jep & Michelle Street
Patricia Verduin
Stacey Walker
*Lisa Wasserman
*Kimberly & Kenneth Whipple
Ann Wiacek
Lauren Willette Strzempek
*Robin Wright
Lori Yankel

* 2019 Board of Directors

Special thanks to our MARL friends:
Union AdWorks
Love & Buttercream
Plum Market



Claude's Story

On June 20th, two beautiful Italian Mastiff puppies were brought to MARL in a box. They were completely unsocialized and had never experienced human contact. We noticed right away that the male puppy had a leg abnormality.... Read More