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Gala Screening of "Sniff the Dog Movie"
Saturday, July 3, 2010 / 7-10 p.m.

Part of the proceeds will benefit Alameda Animal Rescue, the Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society (as the re-build after a fire in May) and the Northern California German Short-Haired Pointer Rescue.

Autobody Fine Art is proud to host a very special Gala Screening of the Independent movie "Sniff the DogMovie," on July 3rd from 7:00pm – 10:00pm. This event helps us kick off the month of Petapalooza which will culminate in our third annual Dog Days Event, on July 24th, which helps raise money for the Alameda Animal Shelter and Northern California German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue.

Sniff is a serious documentary wrapped in a fictional comedic story. Two British concierges of a high-end dog hotel collaborate on a documentary about dogs. The trouble is, they’re not quite making the same film! Neil (British star Neil Morrissey: Bob the Builder, Men Behaving Badly) wants to regale us with a host of heart-warming stories of unusual dogs. But his dour partner Richard (Richard Huw: The Four Minute Mile, Splitting Heirs) is bent on investigating the life and times of working dogs. Juliette (Amanda Plummer: Pulp Fiction, The Fisher King) is Neil’s former love-interest and the co-owner of the Infinite Paws dog hotel along with her slightly conservative husband Derek (Maurice Godin: House, Monk, Working).

Through the dueling lenses of these two serendipitous film makers, Sniff follows in detail the lives of dogs at work and at play:
  • Meet Mikey, a yellow Labrador Retriever, who completes his training to become a working Guide Dog.
  • Meet Gabby, a black Lab who is socialized at Guide Dogs but switches careers mid-stream to become a Search and Rescue Dog.
  • Take a romp in the ocean with Zoe, a Jack Russell, at the Coronado Bay Surf Dog Competition.
  • Run on the beach with Gus, a McNab herd-dog, who has taken to rounding up sea-gulls for want of a good sheep.
  • Marvel at Retriever Harley as he and water-shy Rover tag-team ball retrieval from the Klamath river.
Sniff is full of fascinating bits of science and dog lore. It will deepen your appreciation for these extraordinary creatures. Playful and fun for the whole family – just the way the dogs would want it!

For more information and to watch the trailer for "Sniff the Dog Movie," please visit the movies website at Put on your party clothes and walk the red carpet to Autobody Fine Art. All proceeds from this event will go to help abandoned and unwanted animals find permanent and loving homes with the help OF THE Alameda Animal Shelter, Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter, and Norcal GSP rescue (a non profit 510 (3) c charitable organization.

WHEN July 3, 2010 | 7-10 p.m.
TICKETS $35 Adult, $5 Child
Ticket purchase includes one cocktail, finger foods and q&a session with Director Barry Stone and Producer Kim Webster

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For more information on the event, please contact jacqueline Cooper, Executive Director at, or give us a call at 510.865.2608.

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