‘Pup Up’ Shop Brought Out Celeb Dogs, Fans and LINES!

Looking to help spread the word about puppy mills, Friends of Finn, a nonprofit organization focused on stopping commercial breeding, held a “pup up” shop at The High Line Hotel on Saturday. And what a turn out!

With more than 500 RSVPs, the highlight of the event was definitely the celebrity dogs. People and pups flocked to the hotel to have their pics snapped with Tuna (Tuna Melts My Heart) Toast (Toast Meets World) and Finn (the “spokesdog” for Friends of Finn). This photo-opp brought the lines, as fans snaked around the hotel for their chance to meet these famous dogs.

Related: The Moms of Tuna Melts My Heart, Toast Meets World and Friends of Finn Tell Us What National Pet Day Means to Them

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pup up shop line

Besides the appearance of this trio (and Toast’s sister Muppet), the pup-up shop featured a number of amazing brands, with some of the proceeds benefiting the organization.

Here is a recap of what the event had to offer:

Related: Toast Meets the Real Griswolds

People checking out the goods

people at pup up event

And dogs too!

person at pup up shop

The BarkBox folks let dog lovers pick and choose their own box for its “Build a Barkbox”

barkbox pup up event

Operation ResCUTE’s story about a rescued dog, along with its stuffed animal on display.

resCute dog pup up event

Staying on trend with this season’s ’70s fashion, Found My Animal debuted its tie-dye collar

found my animal collar

And its ‘spokesdog’ Henri made an appearance

henri pup up event

The U.K.’s Ruby Rufus showing off its ultra-luxurious spring cashmere line

ruby rufus pup up shop

The trio modeling Ruby Rufus

muppet finn tuna pup up event

Yark’s chair being put to good use

yark chair pup up shop

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