Give the Gift of Giving!
|The best way to celebrate this holiday season is to give to
others. Arden shines the spotlight on these wonderful causes that could benefit
by your acts of kindness:
|Canine Companions for Independence: |
1975, this non-profit group has
provided highly-trained assistance dogs to people with disabilities. Check
out its website for gift ideas, including books on Trixie by best-selling
author Dean Koontz at www.cci.org.
Henry the 3-legged cat:
famous feline author, with the help of his "pet scribe" Cathy
Conheim, wrote the award-winning book, What's the Matter with Henry? And
Henry's 'sister' - a black poodle named Dolly - has a book called What About
Me? Both books offers life's lessons and all proceeds benefit pet
| Ricochet, a "surf-ice" dog
Ricochet is spearheading
Surfin' Santa Paws toy drive to benefit San Diego area children hospitals.
Send an unwrapped new toy or donation to: Surfin for Paws-abilities, 306-N
West El Norte Parkway, #47, Escondido, CA 92026 or email Judy Fridono at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Friends of Humane Society de Tijuana: |
group improves conditions for animals living in the Mexican and U.S. communities that border Tijuana.www.friendsofhstj.org.
|Morris Animal Foundation:|
non-profit group sponsors research to benefit the lives of pets, animals
and wildlife. Visit their site for gift ideas. www.morrisanimalfoundation.org.
|I'm Tired Of Hungry Animals campaign: |
every $10 bracelet purchased, this group donates 10 bowls of food given to
needy animal shelters. www.ImTiredOnline.com
|American Humane Association: |
is to prevent cruelty, abuse, neglect and exploitation of children and
animals. Visit its site to see personalized gift ideas at www.americanhumane.org.
|Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind|
|Score grrr-eat dog
Our friends at Stella & Chewy's know how to put the "T"
in terrific treats. Name Arden's
dog and the beach where she took her first canine surfing lesson. The first
correct answer wins delicious Stella & Chewy's Carnivore Kisses and Carnivore
Crunch dog treats. Contact Arden
at email@example.com. Paws up to
our sponsor - www.stellaandchewys.com!|
|Watch out for speeding cats!|
How fast do cats run? A cheetah can reach 70 miles per hour.
What about indoor cats? |
Is it: A) 10 mph; B) 20 mph; C) 30 mph: D) 40 mph.
first correct answer wins an autographed copy of Arden's
Happy Cat, Happy You book. Contact Arden
|Dean Koontz winners|
|We spotlighted best-selling author and dog lover Dean Koontz
last month. Winners of his signed books are:
Melinda Mitchell of Austin, TX wins I, Trixie
Who Is Dog; Lori Shaner of New Providence,
NJ wins A Big Little Life; and Rick Cichocki of Dyer, IN wins Breathless. Congrats! Visit Dean's site
|Nora the Piano Cat winners|
|We featured the talented feline musician, Nora, the
Piano-playing cat, last month. Winners of Nora's book are Anita Campbell of Lee's Summit, MO and
Lucia Colella of Newtonville,
MA. Congrats! Tune into Nora by
|Free hotel stay! |
Celapino of San Diego correctly answered that
the 1989 dog movie filmed in San Diego
was called K9 and starred Jim Belushi. She and her dog, Jack win a free night's
stay at the pet-welcoming Hotel Indigo in San
Diego. Congrats and enjoy! Visit www.hotelindigo.com/sandiego.|
|Arden will be a featured
speaker at the annual National Association of Professional Pet Sitters on Jan.
23 in Orlando, Florida. Her topic: "How to Host a Dog Party
and Sneak in Good Doggy Manners." Learn more by visiting www.petsitters.org.|
|Arden wins awards|
|At the 16th annual Cat Writers Association
conference in White Plains, NY,
four top honors: best national newsletter, best newsletter column, best
black-and-white photo and top behavior award sponsored by Tidy Cats. Learn more
|Dog Thoughts: Need a canine chuckle or wise 'dogma' advice?|
Download this iPhone
app on iTunes, take a photo of your dog, shake your phone and watch your dog's
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Wagging Tales: Every Animal Has a Tale:
This insightful book by author and animal communicator Tim Link
demonstrates the power of communication in bringing out the best in your
people-pet bond. www.wagging-tales.com.|
Lucky Paws Silk Scarves: Paws
up to Lucky Paws for capturing fashion and function with stylish silk
scarves. In black and in white - each sports the LUCKY logo. You can wear
them around your wrist or sport them on your little dog. www.luckypaws.biz.
Test your dog's
canine IQ with this innovative pet puzzle created by Dr. Roger Mugford,
acclaimed British animal psychologist and founder of The Company of
Ball of Furry Fury:
Bring out the
predator in your feline with this Play-N-Squeak interactive cat
toy. One swat at this toy emits a mouse-like squeak.
Pro Sport Canine First Aid Kit: This
must-have kit contains 90 items inside its sturdy, water-resistant,
gate-hinged case. Items include a pen light, dog rehydration drink mix,
skunk odor remover, pill gun, silver Mylar emergency blanket, spare leash
and more. This kit also offers free one-year memberships to The Pet
Protector unique pet ID tag, www.DogKits.com.
Anti-Lick Strip Prevent
from Nurtured Pets: Constructed with all-natural, active ingredients
including cayenne pepper, lemon powder, clove oil and oregano, these pet
bandages deter pets from chewing or licking wounds to hasten the healing. www.nurturedpets.com
These shock-absorbing leashes with shock-absorbing hand grips are
suited for medium to large dogs who pull firmly. A reflective strand spans
the entire length of the leash to offer night-time visibility. Extensions
are available to walk two dogs tangle-free on one leash. www.ezydog.com.
Fido Friendly Magazine Subscription:
This dog travel/lifestyle magazine that caters to people and on-the-go
dogs is offering a "25 Days of Gift Giveaways" this month. And, buy a
yearly subscription at the regular price, get another for $1 to give as a
Critter Cooler Elevated Bowl: Cleverly designed and
easy to use, the Critter Cooler not only offers high "drinkability" but now
features a feeding station, too! The new model has a stainless steel bowl and
storage for food and water. www.crittercooler.com.
Lucky Paws Cakes 4 Claws - Party 2 Go:
Heeding its motto of "take it, bake it and let the party begin!" this
product contains everything you need to bake a doggy cake. A party hat and
invitations are included. www.luckypaws.biz