Van Andel is going to the dogs. At least, for one game. On Sunday, Feb. 25, the Griffins are hosting the Jake Engel Memorial Bring Your Dog Game.

The 4 p.m. game was against Iowa Wild, and dog owners could bring their furry friend to watch the game.

The special game is named in honor of a man who was a force behind allowing dogs into the game, but who died suddenly on Feb. 6. Engel had previously organized the Dog Game, and his co-workers wanted to continue honoring the things he loved in life.

Abby Haji-Sheikh, one of the event coordinators, and Tricia Willow with the Great Lakes Weimaraner Rescue joined us in studio to talk about the event.

400 tickets were sold to tonight's Griffins game for the event, the maximum for dogs and their owners. The proceeds for that event will benefit Great Lakes Weimaraner Rescue.

To learn more about the event you can follow this link.

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