August 30, 2011

Write a Post Help a Dog Campaign 2011

You know that I may be sarcastic from time to time, but when a serious topic arises, I take a stand. Today is that day.

Today I am posting to save/help dogs! Here's more info and how you can help save a dog too:

BlogPaws the Conference for Pet Bloggers, Pet Brands, and Pet Health Care Professionals is only a day away now and in honor of the occasion Pedigree has decided to launch a Write a Post, Help a Dog Campaign. For those of you who missed the event last year in September 391 bloggers wrote about the program and with each post, Pedigree donated 20 pounds of its Healthy Longevity dog food to shelter animals. In all, 7,820 pounds of food was donated to two shelters known across the country for their dedication to the care and re-homing of senior dogs:Muttville Senior Dog Rescue in San Francisco and Castaway Critters in Harrisburg, Pa.

How you can help in 2011

Simply spread the word about Write a Post, Help a Dog 2011 and once again Pedigree will donate 20 pounds of food for each blog post. If you don’t have a blog feel free to tweet about the campaign or share on Facebook so your friends who do blog can participate. All bloggers are welcome even if you do not generally talk about pets on your blog. Its all about using Social Media for Social Good.

Here’s how it works:

  • The Write a Post, Help a Dog program is aimed at raising awareness of the more then 4 million dogs that wind up in shelters and breed rescues each year. As well as to help get them all food (our goal is 10,000 lbs of food in the next two weeks) for the more than four million dogs that wind up in shelters and breed rescues each year.
  • For each blog post mentioning the Pedigree Foundation from now until midnight ET on September 3, Pedigree will donate 20 pounds of its new dry Pedigree recipe food for dogs — its best recipe ever — to a shelter, because every dog deserves leading nutrition.
  • Feel free to mae your post more visually appealing by using either or both of the two images seen in this post.
  • The Pedigree Foundation — a 501 (C)(3) nonprofit organization is committed to helping dogs by providing grants to shelters and rescues and encouraging dog adoption. This year the Foundation has already raised more than $376,570 against its goal of $1.5 million to carry out its work to fund grants that not only help shelters operate, but to further shelter innovations.

So not only is posting becoming a fun activity to share with others, you can post for a cause too! I encourage every animal lover to join in this rally for saving dogs with just a post. And even though I never mentioned this, I do have a dog and his name is Max but I call him pookey. I don't have a photo of him, but here's a picture of what he sorta looks like.

Except older and with some more brown. He's a Shiba Inu American Eskimo mix, the last the family pet store mixed actually. Funny story. I won't go into it right now, but now that I shared my dog . . .

Animal Lovers: Share YOUR family pet!

What type of pet do you have?! Since we are on the topic, lol. Might as well share pictures!

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