Have a Nice Dog

Bone Appétit Gala

Sep 29
Bone Appétit Gala5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Briarhurst Manor - 404 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829

Black-ish Tie and Dessert!

Join ABRT on Saturday, September 29 for the 2018 Bone Appétit Gala, being held at the historic Briarhurst Manor in Manitou Springs. This fundraising event focuses on the finer things in life: good company, good food, good wine, and good causes!


Come spend an upscale evening with author, international speaker, and board certified Veterinary Behaviorist, Dr. E’lise Christensen, DVM, whose work revolves around the same mission that All Breed Rescue & Training has: Don’t give up on your pet.


We are ecstatic to have "Dr. C" as the keynote speaker for our 2018 Gala. Dr. Christensen has contributed to articles in Dog Watch, Cat Watch, Cat Fancy, Dog Training Solutions, Real Simple, Newsday, and various other print media. She has been a contributor and guest on Foxnews.com's “Pet Health” and “Studio B with Shepard Smith”, ABC News’ “Nightline," and many other radio programs, television programs, and newscasts. Dr. C is a "Fear Free Certified Professional," a member of The Association For Force-Free Pet Industry Professionals, and is the only board certified Veterinary Behaviorist in the state of Colorado.


Please private message Zack Abrt on Facebook, or email Zack@HaveANiceDog.org for more information.


Dinner Options (All dinners come with House Salad & choice of either Honey Poppy Seed or Champagne Vinaigrette dressing):

  • Beef Bourguignon: Slow Braised Angus Short Rib, Stewed Root Vegetables
  • Chicken Provencal: Herbed Organic Chicken Breast, Sauce Mornay
  • Blackened Atlantic Cod: Crawfish Sauce Nantua
  • Fettuccine Primavera with Sauteed Spring Vegetables and a Roasted Red Pepper Marinara (Vegetarian/Vegan Option)

Wine by the bottle options:

  • Domaine Ste. Michelle Brut, Columbia Valley, WA
  • Bonterra Vineyards Chardonnay, made with organic grapes, Mendocino County, CA
  • Palacios Remondo La Vendimia, Riojas, Spain


Individual tickets, Pairs packages, half tables, whole tables, and wine service available. Save up to 20% by coming with others!


Visit our Online Store to get your tickets!


You will be contacted after your order for your menu and wine selections.

Dinner Options (All dinners come with House Salad & choice of either Honey Poppy Seed or Champagne Vinaigrette dressing):

  • Beef Bourguignon: Slow Braised Angus Short Rib with Stewed Root Vegetables
  • Chicken Provencal: Herbed Organic Chicken Breast with Mornay sauce
  • Blackened Atlantic Cod with Sauce Nantua (contains crawfish)
  • Fettuccine Primavera with Sauteed Spring Vegetables and a Roasted Red Pepper Marinara (Vegetarian/Vegan Option)

Wine by the bottle options:

  • Domaine Ste. Michelle Brut, Columbia Valley, WA
  • Bonterra Vineyards Chardonnay, made with organic grapes, Mendocino County, CA
  • Palacios Remondo La Vendimia, Riojas, Spain

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Thanks to our Sponsors!!

Schedule of Events

5:30 pm

Yappy Hour - Mix & Mingle with guests and Dr. E'lise Christensen

6:15 pm

ABRT’s “Stories of Adoptions, Training, and Fostering” and Dinner Service

7:00 pm

2018 Gala Featured Speaker - Dr. E'lise Christensen


Come spend an upscale evening with author, international speaker, and dual-board certified Veterinary Behaviorist, Dr. E’lise Christensen, DVM, whose work revolves around the same mission that All Breed Rescue & Training has: Don’t give up on your pet.


Dr. Christensen has contributed to articles in Dog Watch, Cat Watch, Cat Fancy, Dog Training Solutions, Real Simple, Newsday, and various other print media. She has been a contributor and guest on Foxnews.com's “Pet Health” and “Studio B with Shepard Smith”, ABC News’ “Nightline," and many other radio programs, television programs, and newscasts. Dr. C is a "Fear Free Certified Professional," a member of The Association For Force-Free Pet Industry Professionals, and is the only dual-board certified Veterinary Behaviorist in the state of Colorado.

8:00 pm

Dessert Auction


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Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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