Throwing a party?Read on.
Anyone else thinks their dog turning one (or any age, for that matter) is a really big deal? Like, party worthy? Well, I certainly was excited and wanted to throw a party for her. Once my partner realised I was, in fact, serious, I began planning what I needed to throw a pretty neat shindig for my Miniature Schnauzer, Mavis. In my research, I found lots of venues require you to hire their space AND pay for their food. I didn’t really want to do this, as I wasn’t really sure if what I was paying was….er……justifiable. After planning and throwing my own party for Mavis, here are a few of the top tips which will hopefully mean your party is a raging success.
The humans couldn’t enjoy the dried pilchards, but there were some sick tunes on repeat. Think Nelly, Destiny’s Child and 50-Cent. The essentials, really.
We hired the FOMDAC clubhouse in Donvale. This is an indoor and outdoor council-run venue and was perfect for a party with 30 ish doggos and their humans. In terms of the humans, whilst we had a bit of food and some drinks available, honestly, most people were more interested in watching the dogs sniff each other’s bums and scoff their faces with treats.
I hope these tips make your pawty planning easier – and if you don’t have a dog to throw a party for, you can always borrow mine.