Fashion for Paws 2011: Backstage Pass

The 5th annual Fashion for Paws was a runway event like no other… Models were dressed in haute couture and escorted by canines who were decked out in the most chic of designer threads for pets! Yes, that’s right, man’s best friend trotted down the catwalk alongside DC’s most fashionable.

The sold out event, held at the National Building Museum, raised $520,000 for the Washington Humane Society, according to Fashion for Paws executive director Tara de Nicolas.

Check out photo highlights from our exclusive backstage access at the event (see more photos on Facebook).

Model Pooch

Model Pooch

Lolly Amons

Real Daughters of DC: Lolly Amons (whose mom, Mary, appeared on Bravo's DC 'Housewives', Vanessa, Markette and Danielle.

Susan Ostroski and her pup, Lilly

Susan Ostroski and her pup, Lilly

Tommy McFly

Radio personality and Fashion for Paws co-chair Tommy McFly, surrounded by DC on Heels (literally)!

Jeannie Jones

WKYS radio personality Jeannie Jones shows off her fierce pocketbook backstage.

Yorkie

Pups runnin' a loose backstage!

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Dog & Markette

Having a drink with my new pal, "Happy"

Dog & Vanessa

Vanessa finds a new friend.

Andrea Rinaldi and LeDreda Drummond

All Ruffled Up: Andrea Rinaldi and LeDreda Drummond snap a pic backstage after walking in the show.

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Markette

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