San Francisco’s Most Prominent Pet Enthusiasts Gather for the Second Annual Concert at the Herbst Theatre on Sunday
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, October 16, 2008–San Francisco-based DogTime.com (http://dogtime.com), the largest vertical media network in the pet market, today announced their partnership with Pets Unlimited (http://www.petsunlimited.org), the premier provider of comprehensive and humane animal treatment in the Bay Area, for their Animals and the Arts (http://www.petsunlimited.org/who/AandA.htm) fundraiser this Sunday at the Herbst Theatre, in San Francisco.
“DogTime is proud to support Pets Unlimited and pursue our common mission to provide dogs and cats with happy homes and healthy lives,” said DogTime CEO Trevor Wright. “By sharing high quality information with our network of 180 pet-focused partner sites we are able to equip novice and experienced owners alike with all the information needed to make them, and their pets, very happy.”
The second annual Animals and the Arts concert will feature Emmy® Award-winning conductor George Daugherty, who founded the event in honor of his beloved dog Toby. Joining him will be international opera sensation Jennifer Holloway in her San Francisco debut; husband and wife opera stars Kristin Clayton and Bojan Knezevic; mezzo-soprano Tamora Pellikka; pianists Keisuke Nakagoshi and Marc Shapiro, clarinet virtuosa Ginger Kroft Barnetson, and cellist Barbara Bogatin, plus a 30-member chamber orchestra comprised of musicians from The San Francisco Symphony, The San Francisco Opera Orchestra, The San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, The Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Royal Philharmonic, and The London Symphony Orchestra. They are all donating their time and talents to help cats and dogs in need.
“DogTime has demonstrated its dedication to helping Pets Unlimited achieve its ongoing goal of raising awareness and support for Pets Unlimited’s critical needs shelter and charitable veterinary care programs, ” said Joe O’Hehir, Executive Director, Pets Unlimited.
100% of all proceeds from the Animals and the Arts concert benefit the Pets Unlimited no-kill animal shelter and charity care programs.
DogTime Media (http://dogtimemedia.com) is the country’s largest vertical media network focused exclusively on pets and pet enthusiasts. DogTime Media reaches 8.2 million1 highly engaged consumers via its network of more than 180 leading pet-focused websites and is anchored by DogTime.com (http://dogtime.com), the premier destination for dog people. DogTime Media actively supports the efforts of rescue groups and shelters nationwide to significantly reduce the number of homeless and neglected pets in the country. DogTime Media and DogTime are based in San Francisco, CA.
About Pets Unlimited:
Since its inception in 1947, Pets Unlimited (http://www.petsunlimited.org) has earned the reputation as the premier provider of comprehensive and humane animal treatment in the Bay Area. The organization has been instrumental in saving the lives of more than 250,000 dogs by running a state-of-the-art veterinary center and relies on charitable donations. Pets Unlimited was recently named “Best Veterinarian” by the San Francisco Bay Guardian “Best of the Bay” reader poll for the fourth consecutive year.