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The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain
Mr. Tim Anderson
Phone: (520) 572-3100

TUCSON, ARIZ. – September 22, 2015 -- Canines and their human companions are invited to attend the first-ever Howl-o-Ween Yappy Hour at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain – a special celebration for desert dogs set to take place on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Participating pets are encouraged to don Halloween costumes for the all-ages event, which will feature prizes for “Most Original Costume,” “Best Owner/Dog Duo,” “Cutest Costume,” “Scariest/Spookiest Costume,” and the prestigious “Best Overall Costume.”

An irresistible array of food and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the celebration, as The Ritz-Carlton Roadrunner Food Truck will be on hand to serve casual bites and beverages.  Hand-crafted dog biscuits and flavored waters will be available for the canine contingent, while the resort’s Azura Lawn will provide a comfortable gathering spot for pets as well as their people. All dogs in attendance must sport leashes.

Reservations are not required for this complimentary community event, and self-parking is offered at no charge. Proceeds of the event will be donated to Gabriel’s Angels- Delivering healing pet therapy to children. For further details, please call 520-572-3000. The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is located at 15000 North Secret Springs Drive in Marana, Arizona 85658. Detailed resort information may be found online at, or the public may engage personally with the property at