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Whiskey410.5 votes $4105 raised!
Kira410 votes $4100 raised!
Tucker270.5 votes $2705 raised!
Delivery Dawggie269 votes $2690 raised!
Mud Dog Muddy Briefs237.5 votes $2375 raised!
Snoozer202.5 votes $2025 raised!
Omega177 votes $1770 raised!
Zody134.5 votes $1345 raised!
Java129.5 votes $1295 raised!
Bullet120 votes $1200 raised!
Cash107 votes $1070 raised!
Crab Cake III92.5 votes $925 raised!
Little Mr. Moo75 votes $750 raised!
Addy Azalea69 votes $690 raised!
Bucket List63.5 votes $635 raised!
Wiggles59 votes $590 raised!
Miss Daryl Hannah59 votes $590 raised!
Botox Beauty55.5 votes $555 raised!
Cool Breeze55.5 votes $555 raised!
Barley & Us53.5 votes $535 raised!
Shack Attack45.5 votes $455 raised!
Dodger Donut43 votes $430 raised!
Link36 votes $360 raised!

3rd Annual Pawmetto Derby Party

Join the Greenville Humane Society for the 3rd annual Pawmetto Derby Party on Thursday, April 21st from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM at The Old Cigar Warehouse in downtown Greenville. Derby-goers can enjoy live music, derby-themed fare prepared by Karen Walker and beer and wine. It all leads up to the main event of the evening – the “Run for the Noses” race where adorable (and adoptable!) puppies compete to win the coveted “Run for the Noses” Champion trophy!

Want to give your favorite competitor a leg up? Click “Vote” or “Vote & Buy Tickets” for your pup of choice under the Contestants section to push them to the top of the leaderboard!

Meet Our Contenders

To make sure your favorite “Run for the Noses” competitor is favored to win, supporters can click “Vote” to place an unlimited number of $10 votes for each puppy, each of which is an adorable (and adoptable!) Greenville Humane Society puppy.

To really channel your competitive spirit, you can also click “Vote & Buy Tickets” to purchase Pawmetto Derby Party tickets and credit your favorite puppy with that purchase.

Sport your finest Derby attire on April 21st at the Pawmetto Derby Party, and come prepared to cheer on the contenders. The race is a competitive one, so you won’t want to miss seeing which pups are crowned “Run for the Noses” Champion and “Top Dog” Fundraiser.

Addy Azalea

Sponsored by: Pink Azalea
Our sweet little Southern Belle has been practicing for the derby nonstop! She enjoys being pampered, loved & giving lots of wet kisses! She loves monograms, sunbathing & playing downtown with her small business friends. Addy enjoys long walks and shopping at her favorite store the Pink Azalea! Vote for Addy today!
69 votes
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Barley & Us

Sponsored by: Gics Foods, LLC
Powered by Gics Foods...Don't fodder around! Barley will bring substance and spice to this race.
53.5 votes
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Botox Beauty

Sponsored By: Advanced Cosmetic Surgery
Bo is not only fast, he's super efficient! As everyone's favorite beauty secret, he works his magic in just 5 minutes and provides results that last for months. Vote for Botox Beauty as your favorite!
55.5 votes
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Bucket List

Sponsored by: Huddleston & Associates, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
Bucket List has dreams of becoming a Pawmetto Derby champion and finding his "furever" home. He is proudly representing Huddleston and Associates who helps individuals and families (as well as puppies) reach their goals and dreams, whatever they may be. You too can help Bucket List realize his dreams by choosing one of the voting options below. [Ameriprise Financial cannot guarantee future financial results. Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., Member FINRA and SIPC.]
63.5 votes
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Sponsored by: Artistic Wayz
My name is Bullet, catch me if you can! I am a fun loving puppy just racing to find my forever home!
120 votes
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Sponsored By: Southern First Bank
Bank on Cash, sponsored by Southern First Bank, where he will be sure to leave his winning paw prints at the 2016 Pawmetto Derby. #BankonCash #SouthernFirstPup
107 votes
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Cool Breeze

Sponsored by: Stephens Heating & Cooling
Faster than a dropping thermometer.
55.5 votes
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Crab Cake III

Sponsored by: Augusta Grill
Augusta Grill was kind enough to sponsor me and help me a find a loving home. My strength and speed come from AG's amazing, Wednesday night only, fresh jumbo crab cakes and mixed green salad... paws down, the best in town.
92.5 votes
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Delivery Dawggie

Sponsored by: Papa John's Pizza
Delivery Dawggie developed his winning speed by running Papa John's Pizzas to neighborhoods all over Greenville. His motto is "my nose may be cold but your pizza will be hot!"
269 votes
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Dodger Donut

Sponsored by: The Donut Experiment
Dodger Donut runs circles around the competition. Dodger is sweet, fluffy and a favorite of all donut lovers. This dog does amazing tricks for a maple bacon donut too. Vote for Dodger.... Who doesn't love a donut!
43 votes
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Sponsored by: Synnex Corporation - CIC
Java is a social pup! She is full of energy, and always starts the day off on the rights paw. She is a true leader of the pack!
129.5 votes
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Sponsored by: Sharon Gibbs, Faye Perdelwitz and SAGECraft Creations
Kira is a sweet little pup that will surely set the pace. For all the other doggies in this puppy race. Even is she doesn't win, she won't be filled with strife. Because she knows a VOTE for her will save another's life.
410 votes
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Sponsored by: Link Apartments West End
Meet Link, he's the fastest pup in West End. He's the first pup in the dog park, first pup at the paw spa and first pup to curl up at the fire pit. He's fast, savvy and smart cause he lives at Link Apartments West End.
36 votes
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Little Mr. Moo

Sponsored By: The Graphic Cow
War Horse. Secretariat. Sunday Silence. These are all legendary names in the world of Thoroughbred horse racing. The Graphic Cow's Little Mr Moo is the next legend in the making, minus the horse part. His tiny legs propel him to speeds rarely seen in the elite K-9 racing circuits. Little Mr. Moo doesn't fetch bones. He fetches championships.
75 votes
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Miss Daryl Hannah

Sponsored By: Splash on Main
Miss Daryl Hannah has a great love for the water! She is a mermaid at heart and loves to show off her bikini body, especially in her swimsuits from Splash on Main. She loves walks on the beach, pina coladas and getting caught in the rain. She may not run as well as she can sunbathe, so she's hoping to get as many votes as she can!
59 votes
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Mud Dog Muddy Briefs

Sponsored By: Janis Richardson Hall, attorney
Although his mother was a mudder and his father was a mudder, Mud Dog Muddy Briefs will do just fine on the turf. Once he digs in, he will plow through to the finish line, rule the court and win over the judge.
237.5 votes
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Sponsored By: Garner's Natural Life
I'm excited to run with my friends, and I know that every step is a step toward finding my forever family! The first shall be last and the last shall be first.
177 votes
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Shack Attack

Sponsored by: Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar
Shack Attack is a bold, daring puppy and proudly representing one of the new restaurants in town. We hope you will vote for the Shack Attack as your favorite, 4 legged furry friend!
45.5 votes
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Sponsored by: Snoozer Pet Products
If you snooze, you WIN!!! After a great nights sleep on a luxury bed, our little Snoozer is ready to race! From Piedmont. SC, Snoozer is a fan favorite! In this case, you snooze, you WIN! Vote for Snoozer!
202.5 votes
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Sponsored by: Pure Barre Asheville and Greenville
Tucker is one pup who truly embraces the shake! Tucker has become a true favorite at Pure Barre and sure knows how to lift, tone and burn- just look at those legs! He gets his tuck on almost every day at the Barre making sure he is in tip top shape for the big race! With his flawless form, Tucker is sure to be a top contender- watch out guys, Tucker is a mean, lean tucking machine!
270.5 votes
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Sponsored by: Dark Corner Distillery
Watch out for Whiskey, he is smooth and fast! Don't let his fun "spirit" fool you, he will sneak up on you. Win or lose, Whiskey will make you happy. Pick Whiskey as your favorite!
410.5 votes
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Sponsored by: Camp Bow Wow of Greenville
Wiggles is a frisky pup who is very excited to represent Camp Bow Wow. We have been training hard and Wiggles is ready to bring in a wiggly win.
59 votes
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Sponsored by: PMC Commercial Interiors
A very lively competitor, Zody knows how to stay composed under pressure. New to the arena, he will carefully study the competition, design a plan and present a strategy to win the race!
134.5 votes
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Event Details

Date & Time
Thursday, April 21, 2016 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

The Old Cigar Warehouse
912 S. Main St.
Greenville, SC 29601

What To Wear
Guests are encouraged to don their most spirited Derby-themed attire. Think sundresses, floppy hats and bowties!

Where To Park
Parking is available for $5 in the grass lot beside The Old Cigar Warehouse. Free street parking is also available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Can guests bring their dogs?
No personal pets will be allowed at the event venue.

Food & Drink
Enjoy a delicious, Derby-inspired menu from Karen Walker including Kentucky sweet potato ham biscuits, marinated and slow roasted shredded pork sliders, decadent mint julep brownies and more! The bar will include beer and wine.

Ticket Pricing
$65/person (includes gourmet hors d'oeuvres and beer and wine).

Tickets can be purchased online until midnight on Wednesday, April 20th.

For tickets, start by voting for your favorite contestant in the Run For The Noses competition. If you'd simply like to buy tickets without voting, you can do so here: Buy Tickets

About Greenville Humane Society

The Greenville Humane Society was founded in 1930 and is one of the largest no-kill shelters in the Southeast. We work in partnership with our community to create an environment where all animals are treated with compassion and respect.

In addition, we are the leading provider of affordable medical services and preventative care for owned pets. Last year alone, we performed 12,500 low-cost spay/neuter surgeries and over 5,800 pets were adopted into loving homes. The Greenville Humane Society has become a destination for pet lovers in the Upstate and from surrounding states.

Note: The Greenville Humane Society is 501©3 non-profit organization completely dependent on contributions from the public and private sector. No funding is received from United Way, Greenville County, State of South Carolina, or any national animal welfare entity.

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