Local Company Gives Back to the Community

Local Company Gives Back to the Community

For some, an afternoon off of work is a chance to handle personal business, but for employees of Southwestern Energy, it’s a chance to give back to the community. Approximately 20 management and staff members of Spring-based Southwestern Energy recently donated their time to help out at the Montgomery County Animal Shelter. Volunteers set aside their high-tech capabilities to participate in a variety of low-tech projects, including washing dogs, cleaning the dog park and socializing a significant number of cats and dogs in need of human contact. “It’s a chance…

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Temptations™ Brand Launches “Treat Them Too™” Campaign with Playful Music Video

Temptations™ Brand Launches “Treat Them Too™”  Campaign with Playful Music Video

TEMPTATIONS™ Brand launched a new online media TREAT THEM TOO™ campaign encouraging cat owners to remember their feline friends with America’s No. 1 cat treat. Created by Adam & Eve/DDB London, the campaign’s first digital content release features a 1980s-style music video starring the Electric Furs – a fictitious band made up of real cats “singing” and “playing” instruments – performing a feline rendition of “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” by Simple Minds. Directed by award-winning filmmaker Ninian Doff, the entertaining video takes a tongue-in-cheek look into how cats may try to convince their…

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From Shelter Dog to Service Dog

From Shelter Dog to Service Dog

Merlin’s Kids: Animals and Children Helping Each Other An amazing non profit organization founded by Canine Expert Janice Wolfe and her doggie partner “Wyatt” a Westminster “Ace” award winner and top service dog. Merlin’s Kids saves two lives at a time. They rescue and rehabilitate shelter dogs transforming them into individually trained service dogs for children with autism and special needs, as well as our disabled veterans. Merlin’s Kids transform the lives of dogs by rescuing them from a shelter situation, training them and giving them a very special and…

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Decoding the Dog Park

Decoding the Dog Park

Many of our city parks are going to the dogs – literally. There are already about 1,200 off-leash dog parks in the United States. That number is growing rapidly, with an increase of 20 percent between 2010 and 2015 alone. It’s no wonder. Nearly 57 million American households include a canine family member, and dog parks are a great place to let pooches play, run unleashed, and socialize.3 Many dogs love dog parks. What better spot for people to meet like-minded dog lovers and do a little dog watching? However,…

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