Purr’n Pooch Pet Resorts Collects Items for U.S. Military Working Dog Teams This Holiday Season

ITEMS COLLECTED AT WALL AND TINTON FALLS, NJ LOCATIONS THROUGH JANUARY 10, 2014

Tinton Falls, N.J. (December 11, 2013) – This holiday season Purr’n Pooch Pet Resorts at both locations in Wall,  2424 Rte 35 Wall Township, NJ, and Tinton Falls, 86 West Gilbert Street in Tinton Falls, NJ, will be collecting donations for U.S. Military Working Dog Teams who have been deployed to the Middle East. Donated items will go to Operation Military Care K-9, a project run by the United States War Dogs Association. Items needed include K-9 products, food and snacks for the handlers, entertainment and toiletries. Visit www.purrnpooch.com for a complete list of items being collected through January 10, 2014.

The Purr’n Pooch Foundation for Animals will host a volunteer working day on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 2 p.m. at 86 West Gilbert Street in Tinton Falls, NJ. The general public and Foundation supporters are invited to write letters to the dog handlers and prepare their care packages for shipment. If interested in volunteering or for more information, email info@purrnpooch.com.

The Purr’n Pooch Foundation for Animals provides financial support and educational resources to non-profit, no-kill animal rescue groups and organizations from across the United States. Regardless of species served, the Foundation supports these deserving organizations that do so much with so little. Each year the organization awards grants to be used for day-to-day operations, emergency relief, spay/neuter efforts, veterinary care, equipment, construction, vehicle purchases, educational programs and special projects. Organizations supported in the past include, Mammal Stranding Center, Operation Kindness, Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, All FUR Love Animal Rescue, Monmouth County SPCA, Mid Atlantic Bull Dog Rescue, Special Needs K9, Greyhound Friends of New Jersey, Project Animal Worldwide and St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center.

Eligible registered 501(c)(3) organizations that meet the Purr’n Pooch Foundation for Animals grant criteria are encouraged to submit a completed application. Apply for a grant >

ABOUT PURR’N POOCH PET RESORTS

The Purr’n Pooch Pet Resort (PNP) is family owned and operated since 1970. PNP provides the very best in boarding, training, grooming and daycare. More than 500,000 clients have enjoyed Purr’n Pooch’s warm welcome, world-class facilities and top-notch services. Owner Dick Palazzo is an industry innovator and passionate animal welfare advocate. Palazzo’s background in veterinarian science and his experience as a trainer, behaviorist, groomer and entrepreneur have been essential to PNP’s 43 years of success.

ABOUT THE PURR’N POOCH FOUNDATION FOR ANIMALS

In 2010 Purr’n Pooch celebrated its 40th Anniversary with the creation of the Purr’n Pooch Foundation for Animals, a grant making 501(c) (3) organization dedicated to providing educational resources to non-profit, no-kill animal rescue groups and organizations from across the United States. The Foundation was founded by Mary and Dick Palazzo’s daughters Koren Palazzo Spadavecchia and Betsy Palazzo Dudick to honor their parents’ love of rescue work and continue their legacy of charity.