barker & meowsky Holds Book Signing for Seth Casteel December 19

Proceeds for Event Go to Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control

Dec 12, 2012, 10:28 ET from barker & meowsky

CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago's barker & meowsky is hosting New York Times bestselling author and photographer Seth Casteel at Chicago Art Source for a book signing and presentation on December 19, 2012 from 6 – 9 p.m.  A portion of proceeds for the event are going to Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control (FCACC). 

Seth Casteel is an award-winning photographer and New York Times bestselling author.  His book "Underwater Dogs", along with the accompanying photographs have been seen by hundreds of millions of people around the world and has become one of the most famous series of images in the past decade.  Seth has been quoted as saying, "I just really like dogs.  They inspire me.  I wish I could be a dog, but I can't, so I will do my best to live like one."

The event will feature:

  • Presentation and book signing by Seth Casteel, author of New York Times bestselling book "Underwater Dogs"
  • Online ordering of books and calendars available now at for easy pick-up at the event
  • Live music featuring international jazz artists Danny Lerman, Tim Gant and Don Lerman 
  • Appetizers from Kincade's Bar and Grill of Lincoln Park will be featured
  • A portion of book and calendar sales and all Silent Auction proceeds will benefit Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control.

The barker & meowsky team is thrilled to present Seth and his incredible work.  "Seth has a unique gift for capturing, in each of his images, the dog's spirit of fun and play.  We are very excited to share his talents with our community while also raising funds and awareness for such a worthy cause - just in time for the holidays," said Alice Lerman, also known as Ms. Meowsky.

The event venue is Chicago Art Source which provides quality art for residents and businesses.  It also features an extensive exhibition gallery to exhibit and sell art in a variety of media.  Chicago Art Source is located in Lincoln Park at 1871 Clybourn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

Benefiting from this event is Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control (FCACC) is the nonprofit group committed exclusively to helping save the lives of over 23,000 animals that come into custody of Chicago Animal Care and Control (ACC) at 2741 S. Western Ave, Chicago each year.

About barker & meowsky

Chicago's original pet boutique, barker & meowsky, a paw firm, is the premier place to find exceptional individual service, expert dog grooming and one the world's best and most exclusive tail-wagging selection for cats, dogs and their humans.  The store is located at 1003 W. Armitage in Chicago, Illinois and online at

barker & meowsky: helping your furry friends look and feel good since 1998.

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