01/18/2013 10:05 am ET Updated Jan 31, 2013

Washington Humane Society's 2013 Sugar & Champagne Affair: Bring Your Dog As Your Date To This Fundraiser Honoring 'Humane Heroes' (PHOTOS)

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WASHINGTON -- Like dogs, booze and dessert? You'll want to go to this event.

The Washington Humane Society's 12th annual Sugar & Champagne Affair is coming up on Jan. 31.

This year, WHS is honoring "Humane Heroes" -- people who have made a positive difference for animals in the community. Honorees include Nats pitcher Stephen Strasburg, Metropolitan Police Department officer Arthur G. Douglas Jr., reporter Matt Jablow and former WHS board member Marie Drissel.

Check out these photos from years past -- story continues below...

Washington Humane Society's Sugar And Champagne Affair

Blind Dog Cafe, Chef Geoff's, The Hamilton, Sticky Fingers Bakery and dozens more restaurants are scheduled to participate. Gina Chersevani from Hank's Oyster Bar and Rob Yealu from The Federalist are among the mixologists. More than 30 labels will provide the sparkling wine.

The shindig runs from 6-9 p.m. on Jan. 31 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW). Buy tickets for you and your dog here.

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