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Riggi unveils book about her dogs to fund clinic

Michele Riggi dances with two of her 24 dogs as she promotes her new book, "Posh Palazzo Pups," at her home in Saratoga Springs on Sunday. Proceeds from the event will go toward a 24-hour animal hospital in Saratoga County.
Photographer: Barry Sloan
Michele Riggi dances with two of her 24 dogs as she promotes her new book, "Posh Palazzo Pups," at her home in Saratoga Springs on Sunday. Proceeds from the event will go toward a 24-hour animal hospital in Saratoga County.
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Twenty-four of Ron and Michele Riggi’s furry little roommates are the stars of a new book called “Posh Palazzo Pups,” which debuted Sunday at a fundraiser garden party at the Riggis’ home on North Broadway. Proceeds from the book will benefit canine cancer research and the Riggis’ dream of creating a 24-hour animal hospital somewhere in Saratoga County. The nearest facility to Saratoga Springs is in Moreau. Posh Palazzo Pups 24-Hour Animal Hospital is the ...


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acostanzo
August 18, 2009
9:17 a.m.

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If the Riggis can afford to build a home assessed at $4.8 million and pay $1.1 million for a house that they want to tear down (which also costs lots of money), why do they need to have a fundraiser to build an animal hospital?

view2des
August 18, 2009
12:21 p.m.

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Disappointed the Gazette considers this front page news.

jpatrick
August 18, 2009
3:21 p.m.

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This story didn't run on the front page of today's print edition. It ran on B1.

Judy Patrick
Managing editor

toplady6
August 18, 2009
5:53 p.m.

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So she is an animal lover and has the money to do some thing good. I am sure their will be many people with animals that will use a facility like this. I do not have an animal now but have had many in my lifetime.

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