2018 Canines & Cocktails

12/13/2018
7:00 PM
Orlando, FL
Rosen Centre Hotel

Canines & Cocktails is the Foundation’s largest fundraising event, held in conjunction with the AKC National Championship dog show. This year’s gala will be on Thursday, December 13th from 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM at the Rosen Centre Hotel. With heavy hors d’ oeuvres, raffle, silent auction, live music and dancing, it is sure to be a memorable night!


Advanced ticket sales are no longer available.
Please purchase your tickets at the AKC Canine Health Foundation booth at the Orange County Convention Center
or at the event starting at 6:30pm on Thursday, December 13, 2018. 

Sponsors     Silent Auction Items     Raffle Items

 Lead Sponsor

Event Chairs and Presenting Sponsor

Mrs. Tina Truesdale & Dr. William Truesdale

Premier Sponsor

Gayle & Richard Denman

Host Sponsors

Ellen Charles
Dr. William I. Christensen & Kreg B. Hill
Dr. Charles & Lynn Garvin
Dr. John Hamil & Susan LaCroix Hamil
Lake Alfred Animal Hospital
Bruce & Vicki Walsh
Mercedes Vila

Partner Sponsors

AKC Pet Partners
Myrle Hale
Meg Ryan
Col. Nathan T. & Patte Titus


 Silent Auction

Two Tickets to 2019 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
Donated by Westminster Kennel Club

Two Tickets, Lodging and Gift Package for 2020 Morris & Essex Kennel Club Dog Show
Donated by Morris & Essex Kennel Club

Custom Dog Portrait
Donated by Tein Traniello

Two-Page Spread in The Canine Chronicle
Donated by The Canine Chronicle

Cover artwork "Peyton Goes to the Dog Show"
Donated by Martial Robin

$800 Gift Certificate
Donated by Originals by Omar

Unique Piece of Designer Jewelry
Donated by Hunting Horn Jeweler

Six-night Stay in Key Largo Townhome
Donated by The Search Firm

Dog Portrait
Donated by The Winning Image


 Raffle to Benefit Canine Health

AirBnB Gift Card
Donated by the De La Garza Family

Cabela’s Gift Card
Donated by AKC Canine Health Foundation

One 2-night Stay at the Rosen Centre
Donated by Rosen Centre

Beach Portrait Sessions at Jetty Park, FL
Beach Portrait Session at Leu Gardens, FL
Donated by Cason Photography

A Year’s Supply of FRONTLINE Gold
Donated by Boehringer Ingelheim

Waterford Crystal Collection & Kate Spade Coasters
Donated by The Lampsons

Decorative Boxes & Leather Book Cover
Donated by The Lampsons


Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. In accordance with IRS regulations, the amount of the charitable contribution is limited to the excess of the amount of cash and/or property contributed by the donor, over the value of any goods or services received by the donor in connection with the contribution. The value of goods and services received at Canines & Cocktails is $35 per ticket. Also, the purchase of raffle tickets is not tax-deductible. For maximum deduction eligibility, please consult your tax advisor. Tax ID# 13-3813813.

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