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Three Ways You Can Celebrate National Mutt Day

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Three Ways You Can Celebrate National Mutt Day

National Mutt Day is celebrated twice a year on July 31 and December 2. Although we believe in celebrating this holiday every day, National Mutt Day is an opportunity to focus on embracing, saving, and celebrating mixed breed dogs.  The purpose of this important day is to raise awareness of the plight of mixed breed dogs in shelters around the nation. Approximately 80 percent of dogs in shelters are mixed breeds.  Here are three ways you can celebrate National Mutt Day. 1. Raise awareness. Take time to do some research and make sure you understand the importance of adopting a mutt. You...

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The Basics of Fostering a Pet

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The Basics of Fostering a Pet

The Petco Foundation named June National Foster a Pet Month. Foster a Pet Month is a partnership between the Petco Foundation, Skechers, and its charitable collection BOBS from Skechers to “inspire pet lovers to join together to create a lifesaving nation through fostering, adoption, volunteering, and making monetary donations.”  GG’s Foundation is joining its fellow pet lovers in the month-long holiday by sharing the basics of fostering a pet. 1. What is fostering a pet? Fostering a pet means taking an animal into your home to provide love, patience, and training for a pre-determined amount of time or until the pet finds...

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