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A Big Thank You To Our Pet Heroes

Vacation Pet Friendly, the reservation website that makes pet travel easy, extends it gratitude to Pets for Patriots, an organization that’s connecting at-risk shelter pets with service and veteran members of America’s military. Pet for Patriots is holding its charity inaugural and fundraiser Be A Pet’s HeroTM Celebration on May 25. This special charity event will be held in Washington, DC a the historic Eastern Market. For those interested in attending, it begins at 8 p.m. The Pets for Patriots May 25 event, which raises funds, is also an indication of the organization’s commitment to the District of Columbia metro community–home to many members of the military, veterans and pets in need. The Washington Humane Society is the Pets for Patriots local adoption partner. The Society will bring several of its pets to the event in hopes that America’s patriots adopt these special needs shelter pets that are so much in need of loving, caring and permanent homes. HALO, Purely for Pets® is the pet food sponsor for the Be A Pet’s HeroTM inaugural HALO will make many a tail wag with its edible giveaways for pet guests. Additionally, they will be handing out product gift bags that pets can enjoy long after the event has ended. Adoption made through Pets for Patriots views it this way: they are saving the lives of the pets and making a veteran happy by giving them a companion to love. The celebration is sponsored by General Dynamics. Pets for Patriots has a long list of supporters, which includes many known firms such as, BAE Systems, Boeing, Bechtel, Northrop Grumman, SAIC, Lockheed Martin Trident Technology Solutions, DRS Defense Solutions, ADI, Innovative Federal Strategies, Dennis Miller Associates, KarshHagan, Freekibble, Wine Institute, Beer Institute, Occasions Catering and JBV Productions.

Make sure to listen to and interview with Nona Kilgore Bauer, author of Dog Heroes. It will be sure to touch your heart and gain a whole lot of support to those search and rescue dogs that put their lives on the line!

Posted by Lisa on May 15, 2011 in Blog, no comments
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