Patsel’s Restaurant, Route 6 and 11, Glenburn, is hosting a gala benefit for the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter at 5 p.m. on Sept. 15. Owners Pat and John Atkins and Michael Bodner, executive chef, are the hosts for the ‘Going to the Dogs!’ event. Donation is $100. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 563-2000 or by visiting www.patsels.com. With dogs Yankee, Nevis, Riley and twins Rue and Laisa, from left, are Pat Atkins, Bodner and Tara Atkins.