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Mutts & Martinis 2012

See larger Zsa Zsa only reaches up to Judy Gelo's shins, unless she gets picked up. Dog lovers and drinking buddies packed the Esplanade Wednesday evening for the fourth annual 'Mutts and Martinis,' benefitting Bedtime Bundles, a local group that helps migrant children. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent

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Zsa Zsa only reaches up to Judy Gelo's shins, unless she gets picked up. Dog lovers and drinking buddies packed the Esplanade Wednesday evening for the fourth annual "Mutts and Martinis," benefitting Bedtime Bundles, a local group that helps migrant children. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent

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  • Conrad, a Yorkie owned by Kim Whittemore, contemplates a drink - water, of course. Dog lovers and drinking buddies packed the Esplanade Wednesday evening for the fourth annual 'Mutts and Martinis,' benefitting Bedtime Bundles, a local group that helps migrant children. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • This three-month-old pup from Brooke's Legacy wears his message on his collar. Dog lovers and drinking buddies packed the Esplanade Wednesday evening for the fourth annual 'Mutts and Martinis,' benefitting Bedtime Bundles, a local group that helps migrant children. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Photographer Ania Gurynowicz shoots the official photos of the event. Dog lovers and drinking buddies packed the Esplanade Wednesday evening for the fourth annual 'Mutts and Martinis,' benefitting Bedtime Bundles, a local group that helps migrant children. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Rocky the Beach Boy, with Dave Ricchio, won for Party Animal. Dog lovers and drinking buddies packed the Esplanade Wednesday evening for the fourth annual 'Mutts and Martinis,' benefitting Bedtime Bundles, a local group that helps migrant children. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Zsa Zsa only reaches up to Judy Gelo's shins, unless she gets picked up. Dog lovers and drinking buddies packed the Esplanade Wednesday evening for the fourth annual 'Mutts and Martinis,' benefitting Bedtime Bundles, a local group that helps migrant children. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Lexie Stellern takes a moment out for a kitten at the For the Love of Cats table. Dog lovers and drinking buddies packed the Esplanade Wednesday evening for the fourth annual 'Mutts and Martinis,' benefitting Bedtime Bundles, a local group that helps migrant children. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Otis, an Old English bulldog, lets it all hang out. Dog lovers and drinking buddies packed the Esplanade Wednesday evening for the fourth annual 'Mutts and Martinis,' benefitting Bedtime Bundles, a local group that helps migrant children. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Emcee Steve Reynolds interviews the contestants. Dog lovers and drinking buddies packed the Esplanade Wednesday evening for the fourth annual 'Mutts and Martinis,' benefitting Bedtime Bundles, a local group that helps migrant children. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Brenda McGlade and Lily take their turn on the 'catwalk.' Dog lovers and drinking buddies packed the Esplanade Wednesday evening for the fourth annual 'Mutts and Martinis,' benefitting Bedtime Bundles, a local group that helps migrant children. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Dog lovers and drinking buddies packed the Esplanade Wednesday evening for the fourth annual 'Mutts and Martinis,' benefitting Bedtime Bundles, a local group that helps migrant children. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Bentley, with Candy Seward, won for 'chicest.' Dog lovers and drinking buddies packed the Esplanade Wednesday evening for the fourth annual 'Mutts and Martinis,' benefitting Bedtime Bundles, a local group that helps migrant children. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Volunteer Susie Walsh, as always, has the hat for the occasion. Dog lovers and drinking buddies packed the Esplanade Wednesday evening for the fourth annual 'Mutts and Martinis,' benefitting Bedtime Bundles, a local group that helps migrant children. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Gucci, a Bichon Frise, doesn't mind 'putting on the dog.' Dog lovers and drinking buddies packed the Esplanade Wednesday evening for the fourth annual 'Mutts and Martinis,' benefitting Bedtime Bundles, a local group that helps migrant children. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Zooey and Bobby verged on being overdressed for the occasion. Dog lovers and drinking buddies packed the Esplanade Wednesday evening for the fourth annual 'Mutts and Martinis,' benefitting Bedtime Bundles, a local group that helps migrant children. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Zsa Zsa only reaches up to Judy Gelo's shins. Dog lovers and drinking buddies packed the Esplanade Wednesday evening for the fourth annual 'Mutts and Martinis,' benefitting Bedtime Bundles, a local group that helps migrant children. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent

Wednesday afternoon, the courtyard at the Esplanade was swarmed with revelers, both two-legged and four-legged, for two things Marco Islanders go for in a big way – canines and cocktails.

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