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Happy K9 Veteran’s Day! 5 Ways You Can Support K9 Veterans

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Happy K9 Veteran’s Day! 5 Ways You Can Support K9 Veterans

As we approach March 13th, we want to shed some light on an important day that can be overlooked - K9 Veterans Day!  K9 Veterans Day is dedicated to the brave canines that have been trained to protect humans, such as police dogs, military dogs, messenger dogs, and bomb detector dogs. K9s perform a wide variety of critical tasks that result in many saved lives. A lot of the functions they perform are considered highly dangerous specialties within the military and police work. At this time, K9 veterans depend on the charity of others to be taken care of after...

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National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week

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National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week

Every first week of November, hundreds of people gather around the celebrate National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week, as a way to appreciate the people who once cared for your loved pets. According to the National Day Calendar, there are over 70 million strays in the United States alone, and around eight million ends up in shelters. There are over 3500 animal shelters in this country. Without shelters, many future pets wouldn’t have an opportunity to find their forever homes.  What many people do not realize, however, is the fact that many animal shelters are in fact, nonprofit organizations....

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August 4th to 10th is International Assistance Dog Week!

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August 4<sup>th</sup> to 10<sup>th</sup> is International Assistance Dog Week!

International Assistance Dog Week was created to recognize all of the devoted, hardworking assistance dogs helping individuals mitigate their disability-related limitations. The goal is to raise awareness and educate the public about assistance dogs. The holiday week also honors the trainers that make these dogs so great at their jobs. Trainers put in a lot of time and effort, so it is important to praise their hard work. Together, they have improved countless lives across the globe. Most importantly, this holiday week brings awareness to animals in need. The main goal is to encourage people to help underprivileged animals. The...

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