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Canine Cocktail Hour

October 16, 2006

I first heard of this concept several months ago and became instantly intrigued. My thanks to Reuters, MSNBC and Brian Snyder for the photo.

BOSTON – At Mickey’s first evening at a nightclub he listened to loud music, scarfed down appetizers and lapped up cocktails of chicken soup and beet juice instead of gin or vodka.

A 13-year-old Boston terrier, Mickey was among 50 dogs — and 250 humans — at a party in Boston by SkyBark, which began in Los Angeles. The gathering was aimed at marketing canine products while raising money for charity and is part of a new trend toward nightlife where humans are encouraged to bring their dogs.

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