Trip to Denver & Colorado Springs

Lindsay, Justin, Marissa, Megan

As usual, overdue in writing about some recent happenings here at Pets for Patriots. One of our most exciting ventures was an April trip to Denver and Colorado Springs, during which I met with the good folks at Fort Carson Army Base. … [Read more...]

Read our interview in the Veteran Journal

Okay, I admit it. I've been the laziest blogger on the planet. Between running the charity, tweeting on Twitter and friending on Facebook (not to mention running a small business), I sometimes (read: usually) forget to blog. My bad.At least today I have some happy news to share. I was interviewed by Veteran Journal; read all about it here. Our thanks to the good folks there for profiling us. While you're on their site, check out the wonderful information and resources they have for veterans and their families. Woot! … [Read more...]

Dog found after three years!

Love this story: a now eight-year old Beagle disappeared from his house; naturally, his owners assumed the worst. Fast-forward three long years: the dog was found on the Appalachian trail and returned to his home. Thankfully he had a chip and was able to be identified, once found. Watch the video - a great story!   … [Read more...]

What’s happening!

It's been a little too long since I wrote on our blog; time is really flying! Been very busy behind the scenes. Here's what we've been up to lately: … [Read more...]

Giving thanks

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As we approach Thanksgiving we'd like to share the things for which we are grateful: The millions of people around the country who dedicate themselves to ending animal homelessness. Fresh evidence that companion animals deliver real emotional and physical health benefits to people of all ages and stages of life. Recognition within the armed forces that pets are an integral and important part of military families. Growth of pet fostering, which provides short- and long-term temporary homes to pets in need, including those of military members who are deployed overseas. Greater public … [Read more...]

Break out the Kleenex!

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Did you know…

locked up dog

  ...That half of dogs and 70% of cats in shelters are killed, simply because no one adopts them? ...Between 6-8 million dogs and cats are placed into shelters every year in the U.S.? ...Which means that about 4 million pets are killed each year due to lack of adoptive homes? ...And adult dogs face the highest risk of dying in shelters? But... … [Read more...]

Pets for Patriots is here!

On this Veterans Day I'd proud to announce our newly-formed not-for-profit, Pets for Patriots. We create unique opportunities for members of the military community to save a life by honorably adopting adult shelter animals. As we await a determination on tax exemption from the IRS, we invite you to learn about our mission, sign up to receive our emails, become a Facebook fan and follow us on Twitter. Stay tuned... … [Read more...]

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