Heathman Hotel to unveil bronze sculpture donated by Banfield in honor of Zelda Wisdom

May 21, 2010 • Portland, Ore.

Portland, Ore.—May 21, 2010The Heathman Hotel will on May 21 unveil a bronze sculpture honoring Zelda, the English bulldog star of Zelda Wisdom. The sculpture, generously donated by Banfield, celebrates the hotel’s long-standing Pet-friendly tradition.

Created by renowned bronze artist Jim Gion, the statue was funded by Banfield. The sculpture is fashioned in the likeness of Zelda wearing the Heathman Hotel’s notorious beefeater costume and will grace the outside the entrance to the hotel. Additionally, the replica will feature a bronze version of Zelda’s dog bowl, which will be constantly filled with fresh water for visiting pooches to enjoy. 

The sculpture will be unveiled at a special invitation-only ceremony at the Hotel, which is located in downtown Portland. If you are ever in the Portland area, make sure you stop by to view the statue.