Canine expert Randy Warner and his
Dalmatians play in the home of David Abraham, a sales agent at
Century 21 Money World’s Realty Offices .
Warner and 21
Dalmatians stop for gas, a coke and 22 orders of french fries on
their way to Vegas
When he heard 21 "celebrity" Dalmatians would need a
place to stay while attending a charitable event in Las
Vegas, David Abraham of Century 21 MoneyWorld came to the
Abraham and his wife, Valerie, agreed to house the
dogs during their weekend visit last May.
"It was quite a sight to come home from work and see
them all out there," David Abraham said. "It got to the
point where we were able to distinguish them by their
markings and personalities. They were very well-behaved, and
mainly just played together in the back yard."
Coincidentally, the Abrahams have a Dalmatian of their
"Poor Gracie didn't know whether to play or run and
hide," Abraham said.
The dogs were in town to attend a photo session with
local firefighters who had posed for a calendar to benefit
the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
What made the couple's guests special was that all of
the dogs had been abandoned and subsequently rescued by
Dalmatian ResQ, an organization based in Riverside/Orange
County in California. Randy Warner started the rescue
operation to help control the problem of abandoned and
Warner said the dogs were invited to the session,
which was held at The Forum Shops at Caesars, because of
their visual appeal and to be paired with the firefighters.
He transported the animals in a minivan from their home in
"It was quite a sight," Warner said. "You can't
imagine what it was like; twelve Dalmatians and one friend
in a seven-seat van. We were getting looks from every car
that passed by."
Abraham works in the commercial division of the realty
firm's office on Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas. The company has
four offices in the Las Vegas area.