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FURRY FRIENDS ON THE RUNWAY Set for NYC's Fall 2012 Fashion Week, 9/5

FURRY FRIENDS ON THE RUNWAY Set for NYC's Fall 2012 Fashion Week, 9/5

Fall Fashion Week is just around the corner in New York, and this season many furry friends will be joining in on all the fun just outside of Times Square at Ritz Plaza Park at 48th Street and 8th Avenue on Wednesday, September 5 from 6:30-8:30pm. Stonehenge realty pros, well-known for their pet-friendly residential buildings around NYC, have teamed up with high-end, pet apparel line ROYAL ANIMALS/ ROYAL POOCH as well as Unleashed by Petco to bring the puppies to the "dog"-walk before the fashionistas make their way to Lincoln Center.

"Furry Friends on the Runway" welcomes dogs from all over to dress-up in their favorite canine couture and participate in this one-of-a-kind event, geared towards pets and the owners that love them. At the event, Susan Traub, a Stonehenge resident and owner of ROYAL POOCH (which is a division of ROYAL ANIMALS) will be showing off her popular doggie apparel items during the fall fashion show. A guest fashion show will follow for pups wishing to walk the runway. $2,000 in Unleashed by Petco gift cards will be given away to some of the best dressed pets. After the event, photos of pets from the fashion show will be posted to an online showcase and more prizes will be given out to top dog contenders including a new wardrobe provided by ROYAL ANIMALS.

"We're so excited to be teaming up with ROYAL ANIMALS/ ROYAL POOCH and Unleashed by Petco for such a fun and important cause since New York not only loves their pets, but wants to show them off whenever possible," said Michael Stern, Creative Director at Stonehenge. "'Furry Friends on the Runway' is just the ticket New York needs to combine fashion, entertainment and man's best friend during one of the most exciting times of the year."

*Entry is free. RSVP at Any pet owner wishing to register their pooch for the fashion show can do so at the event. People of all ages and dogs of all breeds are welcome to attend.

Stonehenge Partners is a fully integrated real estate company which was founded over 18 years ago by Ofer Yardeni and Joel Seiden. The Company owns and manages a 27 building portfolio encompassing over 3,000 rental apartments and close to 800,000 square feet of retail, office and garage space. The Company is headquartered at 888 Seventh Avenue in Manhattan. For more information about Stonehenge Partners, visit

Royal Pooch is a division of Royal Animals, a New York City-based manufacturer of fashion forward pet apparel, beds, accessories and soon to come healthy treats. Founded by Susan Traub, a dedicated dog lover and the owner of two Portuguese Water Dogs, Sabrina and Darrin, Royal Pooch is recognized for its pet friendly lifestyle products that are both fun and functional. Offering a perfect choice for every time of year, Royal Pooch pet fashions - from mesh T's for Summer to Raincoats for Fall and Spring plus Puffer coats (with faux-fur hoods) for Winter - are available in seasonal colors and playful prints at unleased by Petco and additional retailers worldwide. For a look at the collection visit

Anything but ordinary, Unleashed by Petco offers exceptional customer service in a fun, pet-friendly environment. We always encourage shopping with your pet. We've got a wide variety of your favorite brands. Our knowledgeable associates make finding the right nutrition and healthy pet essentials a snap. If you're looking for fashionable pet apparel, we've got that too. Best of all, we're conveniently located right in your neighborhood.


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