Be Inspired By The Love Of Your Dog
Today we are thankful and inspired by the human-animal bond and celebrating the love of your dog.
We have seen so many recent examples of dogs doing extraordinary things for their people and people doing extraordinary things inspired by the love of their dogs.
Last week we attended the 48th Annual Purina Hall of Fame Awards at Toronto’s Purina PawsWay. We love celebrating dogs making a difference and the new inductee’s all demonstrated loyalty and love for their owners. It was a heartwarming ceremony and the heroic stories were truly amazing. See our full event recap including videos and photos.
We also wanted to mention Lisa Vanderpump and her #StopYulin and World Dog Day Campaign inspired by her love for dogs, Carol Bryant and Wigglebutt Warriors inspired by her dog Dex, Dorothy of Five Sibes and her K-9 Epilepsy Awareness Campaign inspired by her Dog Gibson, Love Letters for Ruby and all the Stop Puppy Mills Campaigns inspired by Ruby, Harley, Teddy and many other wonderful dogs, Jen’s work in Therapy and Emergency Response with Gizmo of Gizmo’s Frens, Marie and all her Canine Cancer Awareness, Therapy and Fundraising inspired by Bocker Labradoodle, Bernard of Dog and His Boy and his advocating for his deaf dogs, Judy and her work inspired by Surf Dog Ricochet, Rocky Kanaka and his wonderful Dog for Dog Food Program and Save Our Shelter TV series and so many others.
Make A Pet Card & Share The LOVE Contest
We recently launched our new May contest, running from today until May 30th, 2016. Get inspired and creative with our new fun photo editing app.
Share the love you feel for your pet by uploading a photo and adding a background and overlays. The photo with the most votes will win a $50 VISA gift card and a cool customized surprise gift!
My daughter made a couple of Kilo the Pug for Mother’s Day.
Check out our pal Aria’s entry inspired by her adopted dog Beau (@tinkerbeaubeau).
Marcy made a great card featuring her three Jack Russell’s, Shivers, Sweetie and Lulu.
Toronto is full of events that celebrate dogs and the human-animal bond. Here are a couple happening this month. See our full list HERE.
We can’t wait for the Pug Grumble meet up this weekend at Trinity Bellwoods, a local park in Toronto. This meetup is for pugs only, but there are several breed specific meetups all over the city. Visit MeetUp.com to search.
It’s great to see dog owners being proactive about celebrating their dogs and meeting other like-minded owners. It’s a fun day for all!
The Woofstock High Tea event raising money for rescues and celebrating the love of dogs is on Sunday May 15th then the main event is the last weekend of May 28th and 29th. Don’t miss your chance to meet Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund, Doug The Pug, Fishstick and Talent Hounds! We will be filming for our new Roadtrip comedy series Backseat Barkers (The behind the scenes pilot was nominated as best Pet Video in the BlogPaws 2016 Nose to Nose Awards- woohoo- so proud!!!!).
Auditions for Kids 6-11 and their dogs at Woofstock
Kids’ Pet club is our new TV and online project for kids that will be hosted by kids for kids. We want to give them a chance to celebrate the love of their pets and learn. We will be filming auditions for 2 dog-loving hosts ages 6 to 11 at Woofstock.