Houston, TX – In celebration of National Pet Day on April 11, Natural Pawz is donating 100,000 pounds of dog food to Houston-area pet shelters and rescue groups, resulting in the largest pet food donation on record in the City of Houston. Valued at approximately $250,000, this enormous amount of pet food is expected to feed a whopping 5,000 dogs for 6-8 weeks.
Natural Pawz 001 not print qualityNatural Pawz will be recognizing the outstanding work being done by the shelters and rescue groups in the Houston area. Major donations have been made already to the City of Houston (BARC), The Houston Humane Society and Rescue Bank, which is a food bank for rescue groups in the Houston area. Additionally, Natural Pawz expects 18 rescue groups from all over the Houston area that help care for dogs looking for a forever home. Each group is expected to bring some dogs, which will be a great opportunity to see a variety of dog breeds available all in one place.
Natural Pawz invites reporters and Houston pet lovers to celebrate the donation and National Pet Day this Saturday from 10-11 am at the Natural Pawz Tanglewood store at 5161 San Felipe, Houston, TX. 77056. Activities will include:
Houston Mayor Annise Parker will say a few words about the power of charitable giving in Houston and how this donation will help thousands of animals.
PHOTO OPP: Pose for a photo in front of a huge amount of dog food that represents just a portion of the 100,000 pounds of food that is truly being donated.
Free dog treats will be given to guests who bring their own pets on event day.
Reporters, contact: . Additional event details can be found on the Natural Pawz web site.
Learn more about locally owned Natural Pawz and its commitment to the Houston community.
About Natural Pawz:
Locally owned, Natural Pawz started in the Houston area in 2005 and is known as “the health food store for pets.” Natural Pawz prides itself on helping pet parents find natural dog and cat food, treats, general pet supplies, cleaning products, holistic herbs and health supplements. In addition to healthy pet products, some Natural Pawz stores offer pet grooming services. Natural Pawz has been selected as Retailer of the Year by pet product news twice and also received the Cardinal Award as the best grooming shop in the US with over 5 locations. Customers have voted Natural Pawz as the “Best Pet Supply Store in Houston” by several publications such as the Houston Press, Fort Bend Herald, Houston A-List and Woodlands Online. Natural Pawz continues to set the standard in the market for 100% natural pet foods, treats and holistic health solutions supplies. Each location is managed and staffed by a team of customer-friendly, knowledgeable associates, who are involved in the community and truly get to know you and your pet.
Megan F. Salch