Two of my favorite topics: veterans and dogs. This fundraiser helps them both. Treat Me Right is raising funds to benefit Pets for Patriots, an organization that helps veterans adopt shelter dogs. Continue reading Help Pets for Patriots Fund Veteran Adoptions
Looking for a chance to do something good for our countries veterans and their dogs? Here’s a simple way to help.
Continue reading Help Pets for Vets on Labor Day
As you may know by now, tomorrow is National Dog Day, set aside to honor the search and rescue dogs from 9/11 by encouraging people to adopt shelter dogs. How will you celebrate?
Continue reading Saturday Survey: National Dog Day
I posted a list last Tuesday of the top pet charities in the country. Some were large national organizations, while others were more local. So, today’s question is: do you support this type of charity?
Continue reading Saturday Survey: Do You Donate to Pet Welfare Charities?
How’s this for a feel-good story? Seems there was a woman in Canton (my hometown) who, although no one ever knew it, was quite wealthy when she died. She had lived frugally, primarily in residence hotels, for most of her adult life and had never owned a pet. However, when she died, she bequeathed half of her substantial investment holdings to the Stark County Humane Society! Her friends are shocked, and her family is contesting the will, but the agency’s board is dancing in the streets!
See the whole story here, and take a look at your own estate planning. Do you have anything you could donate to animal care charities when you go? Check out our dog den for an article on pet-related charities.
Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!