For the first time, one of the top couture pet fashion promoters is taking the show on the road to support animal welfare groups. G Girl Productions will be traveling from South Florida to Charlotte for a three-day event to benefit Canines for Services. The Wilmington-based non-profit acquires dogs from various rescue organizations and trains them as service dogs. The Magnolia Masquerade Ball on Saturday night features G Girl doggy contestants in elaborate themed outfits strutting their stuff on the runway along with their fur parents in matching outfits. There will be a three course dinner served, including doggy champagne and a 3-tier doggie cake. Organic chicken and steamed vegetables will be served to the dogs. Registration starts at 5pm
Pre-judging starts at 5:30pm
Dinner is at 7:30pm The weekend wraps up with Sunday Brunch and a riverboat themed contest.