Pawsome fundraiser sets tails wagging

There was standing room only at the recent "Who let the dogs out?" ensembles concert, with a host of furry friends sharing the limelight.

Animal face painting, hot dogs and “pupcorn” were available throughout the evening, with IGS PTF volunteers providing valued assistance.

Musicians from the Training Band, Bay Street Band, Kelly Street Band, Symphonic Winds, Wind Orchestra, Senior Orchestra, and Year 4 beginner and continuer strings gave impressive performances, often including “dog and animal” themed music.

A catwalk along the centre of the Hall set the stage for the human and dog “best tricks” and “best dressed” competitions, with plenty of entertainment for all.

Beloved dogs impressed the audience with their excellent behaviour throughout the evening, occasionally showing their approval with barks.

Congratulations to everyone involved, including the PTF, MC extraordinaire Paul Galea and Director of Music Allison Housley and her enthusiastic team of music staff and their dogs.

Assistance Dogs Australia Top Dog Richard Lord, who sat on stage with dog trainer Susan and trainee assistance puppy Isaac throughout the evening, thanked IGS for helping raise important funds and awareness for the cause.

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