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PHOTO: MA1 Zach Clause, U.S. Navy and Military War Dog Ffgan in Iraq (credit: The United States War Dogs Association)

Shrewsbury, N.J.  – Through January 24, 2015 the Purr’n Pooch Foundation for Animals in association with the U.S. War Dogs Association will be collecting donations for U.S. Military Working Dog Teams deployed to the Middle East. Donations may be dropped-off at the reception areas at Purr'n Pooch Pet Resorts located at 86 Gilbert Street West in Tinton Falls and 2424 Highway 35 in Wall, NJ. Office hours are Monday–Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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PHOTO: Volunteers write letters and package shipments for U.S. Military Working Dog Teams (credit: Purr’n Pooch Foundation for Animals)

Items accepted for the working dogs include K-9 products such as warming mats, boots, doggles (dog protective goggles), shampoo and conditioner, grooming tools, nail clippers, beds or sleeping mats, blankets, toothpaste and toothbrush, eye drops, ear wash, collapsible nylon dog bowls, KONG rubber balls and rope chews. Items accepted for the handlers include nonperishable food and drink such as coffee and tea, lemonade and iced tea mixes, powdered Gatorade, instant foods, oatmeal, grits, Kraft Easy Mac, power bars, dried fruit and small canned foods. In addition, the organization is collecting entertainment and toiletries. Visit www.purrnpoochfoundationforanimals.org for a full list of items needed.

Volunteer Day to Support  U.S. Military Working Dog Teams

On Sunday, January 24 at 2:30 p.m. the Purr’n Pooch Foundation for Animals will host a volunteer day for businesses, schools, organizations and individuals of all ages who would like to participate in letter writing and packaging of the shipments at Purr’n Pooch’s Training Hall at 86 Gilbert Street West in Tinton Falls, NJ. Volunteers will receive service credits for their participation. If interested in volunteering or for more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

About The United States War Dogs Association

The United States War Dogs Association, Inc. is a nonprofit organization of former and current U.S. Military Dog Handlers and supporting members committed to promoting the long history of the Military Service Dogs, establishing permanent War Dog Memorials, and educating the public about the invaluable service of these canines to our country. Visit www.uswardogsmemorial.org for more information.

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About the Purr'n Pooch Foundation for Animals

The Purr'n Pooch Foundation for Animals is a volunteer-run grant-making organization dedicated to providing financial support and educational resources to animal rescue groups and organizations across the United States. The Foundation supports all species of animals and is a registered 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. Visit www.purrnpoochfoundation.org for more information.