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Thursday, September 1, 2011

Write a Post, Help a Dog!

Our three dogs are rescued mutts,and we recently found an amazing home for an adorably sweet pit bull that we fostered for 10 months. So while this isn't book related, when we saw this from Melissa @ Books and Things we wanted to join in. All we had to do is put up this quick post (most was just copied from Melissa) and 20 lbs of dog food will be donated. How great is that! Hope you join - post by Sept 3 -  and remember to add it to the link below so Pedigree can count it!

Pedigree is resurrecting is insanely successful Write a Post, Help a Dog program. In 2010, 391 bloggers wrote about the program and with each post, Pedigree donated 20 pounds of its Healthy Longevity dog food to shelter animals. In all, 7,820 pounds of food was donated to two shelters renowned for their care of senior dogs: Muttville Senior Dog Rescue in San Francisco and Castaway Critters in Harrisburg, Pa.

How you can help in 2011

Simply spread the word about Write a Post, Help a Dog 2011 and once again Pedigree will donate 20 pounds of food for each blogger's post. Here's all you need to include in your post:

  • The Write a Post, Help a Dog program is aimed at raising awareness and food for the more than four million dogs that wind up in shelters and breed rescues each year.
  • For each blog post mentioning the Pedigree Foundation from now until midnight ET on September 3, Pedigree will donate 20 pounds of its new dry Pedigree recipe food for dogs -- its best recipe ever -- to a shelter, because every dog deserves leading nutrition. 
  • The Pedigree Foundation -- a 501 (C)(3) nonprofit organization is committed to helping dogs by providing grants to shelters and rescues and encouraging dog adoption. This year the Foundation has already raised more than $376,570 against its goal of $1.5 million to carry out its work to fund grants that not only help shelters operate, but to further shelter innovations.
The Pedigree Foundation depends on charitable contributions from individuals to carry out its mission to help dogs find loving homes. In addition to writing a blog post, here's how you can help:

If you join in by Sept 3 be sure to link up to the Blog Hop below, hosted by the Pedigree BlogPaws bloggers to help spread the word about Write a Post, Help a Dog. We've heard the goal is 10,000 pounds of dog food!


Jenn (Books At Midnight) said...

Just posted about this. Thanks for the heads up on a great cause! :)

Golden Eagle said...

I will have to post on this! Thank you for spreading the word. :)

Melissa (Books and Things) said...

LOL I copy-pasted mine. :D I had a 1/2 pittie when I was a youngin'. :) He was the sweetest thing and was a rescue too! Yay for pups!

CHRISTIE said...

I missed out on this last year & almost missed out again this time. What a great cause! I’ve posted & linked up.

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