Today we get to meet some truly heroic Superheroes! These dogs are heroes because they donate blood that saves other dogs lives on a regular basis. The fine folks and crew over at Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital, a non-profit animal hospital here in Portland, held an event to honor and celebrate the life giving contributions that these animals made in 2014.
The event was held at the Lucky Labrador Brewing Company in SE Portland. Their back patio was a perfect location, especially considering that the rain was a coming down most of the afternoon. The beer was flowing, the food was plentiful and the dogs were socializing and having a blast. Now let’s meet some of these wonderful people and their Superhero dogs!
Two volunteers work to check-in event participants.
Guests take in the event and hope they hear their name as a raffle winner!
Dove Lewis staff say hello to a superhero. Guests chat and drink the good stuff…beer!
Dove Lewis staff pull names and numbers for a raffle drawing.
Giveway goodie bags and collar tags celebrating dog blood donors.
These two greyhounds were the #1 Superheroes of 2014 with one donating over 50 units! Remarkable.
A couple and their chocolate brown Newfoundland enjoy the day.
You can see the love these people have for their superhero dogs!
A woman loads up on some tasty food provided by Lucky Lab in SE Portland.
All in all the event was a rousing success and it was so heartening to meet these courageous dogs who go above and beyond in providing life sustaining blood and plasma for other dogs. Consider volunteering at Dove Lewis today, every little bit helps and these fine folks deserve all the help they can get!