“Like” this? Love this! Sponsors compete to help Pets for Patriots

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We're thrilled to announce that not one, but now two of our existing sponsors are vying to donate our vehicle graphics to transform our ho-hum used SUV into a must-see Pets for Patriots mobile! This week only, both Annin Flagmakers and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) will each donate $1 to our cause for every new Facebook "like" they receive. We're so excited that our mission has inspired such wonderful partners to throw their hats into the ring in the spirit of friendly competition. We don't just "like" this idea, we love it - and hope you do too! … [Read more...]

Donate $1 to Pets for Patriots with each new Facebook “like” for Annin Flagmakers

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It doesn't get easier than this. For each new Facebook "like" for Annin Flagmakers made by December 17, Annin will donate $1 to Pets for Patriots. Our goal is 1,100 new "likes" to cover the cost of transforming our used SUV into a Pets for Patriots mobile, complete with vehicle graphics installed by our friends at Dynamic Wraps. Annin Flagmakers is the world's oldest and largest flag manufacturer in the United States. Family owned and operated since 1847, they produce more than 30 million flags every year. And not just Old Glory: custom, state, international, sports, nautical and religious … [Read more...]

Design our Pets for Patriots mobile!

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Huge kudos to our amazing team at Karsh\Hagan in Denver for their tireless creative flair. We're narrowed our 'ad on wheels' design down to a few finalists, but would love for our friends and fans to weigh in with their favorites. Add your comment at the end of this post or tell us what you think on our Facebook fan page. Next week we'll announce the winning design and our friends at Dynamic Wraps will make it happen! Side 1, option a:   Side 1, option b: Side 1, option c:   Side 2, option a:   Side 2, option b:   Rear, … [Read more...]

Tale of the treats and other doggedly things

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Do you remember the story of Little Red Riding Hood? She went through the forest to her grandmother's house, leaving a trail of breadcrumbs to mark her path so she could find her way home. This November, Pets for Patriots had its own fairytale, helping to create a modern day bread crumb trail across the U.S. that we hope leads thousands of shelter pets to their new homes. We inspired Freekibble to donate more than 20,660 bags of nutritious Halo Purely for Pets pet treats and meals to several of our member shelters and a Colorado pet food bank. Sweet! Perhaps some of those same tasty … [Read more...]

Update: Peyton and Bear

We have some good news to report: upon learning that they would probably be put to sleep, the wife of the soldier who relinquished Peyton and Bear to the shelter has taken them back home. But the story doesn't end there... The soldier's wife is caring for their newborn child and lives in housing that is not pet-friendly. We've reached out to her to determine their interest to foster Peyton and Bear until the family can take them back permanently or, as an alternative, find a new and permanent home. So far we haven't heard back and will continue to reach out, respectfully, to inquire about … [Read more...]

Be a star!

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  Like all charities, we rely on the generosity of the public to support our mission and good works. And as we're gaining recognition and starting to grow, we're in real need of financial contributions to fund our programs. Our goal is bold, but achievable: $150k by year end. We have a tiered giving and recognition program for individuals and businesses that want to have an immediate, demonstrable and lifelong impact in the lives of veterans and homeless pets: … [Read more...]

Get the Pets for Patriots GoodSearch toolbar!

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  I have something new and exciting to share with you! It's our Pets for Patriots search toolbar. Once you add it to your IE or Firefox browser, each time you shop at more than 1,300 stores (from Amazon to Zazzle!) a percentage of your purchase will automatically be donated to Pets for Patriots - at no cost to you (and you may even save money since the toolbar provides coupons and deals as well!). The toolbar also has a search box and each time you search the Internet, about a penny is donated to Pets for Patriots. http://www.goodsearch.com/toolbar/pets-for-patriots Please … [Read more...]

Update: Seleen has a new home

Remember Seleen? She's the eight year-old pittie mix whose owner, a wounded soldier, needed to find a new home. I'm delighted to say that Seleen has a new family with another wounded soldier in Colorado Springs. While we did not make this connection, I'm thrilled to know that Seleen has a new forever home. Thanks to everyone for their help and interest these past few weeks! … [Read more...]

Tweets are sweet, but…

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Like many not-for-profits, we've been using social media to help create awareness of our charity's mission and recruit like-minded people to our cause. For now we're using our Facebook fan page, Dustin Wonderdog - our official Guardian Angel Dog who has more Facebook friends than I do - and Twitter. … [Read more...]

True Blu

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We've been so busy and keep forgetting to post, but wanted to let you all know about our Patriotic Pet Pix contest winner! Blu is from New York City and definitely "represents" in his little camo t-shirt. In hindsight, our first contest was probably a bit premature (we were so excited and couldn't help ourselves!). After all, we just launched and not too many folks knew about us. Mind you, we've been hard at work to change that! Through our Facebook fan page, Twitter and good old word-of-mouth, we're making progress in letting people know what we're all about. … [Read more...]