I’m Dancing to Help Pet Charities

By Saturday, September 1, 2012

Tampa Bay's Dancing for Charity 2012 I believe strongly that animals and people together offer one another enumerable benefits. They make us laugh, reduce stress, promote physical activity, and they promote well being and self worth. I'll be supporting the "pets + people = perfection" notion this fall by participating in Dancing for Charity, for Julie Weintraub's Hands Across the Bay, supporting Bay area charities. Two of the five beneficiaries of this year's event are Saddle Up Riding Club whose vision is to provide the highest quality therapeutic horseback riding and related activities to all those who can benefit. The Suncoast Animal League, takes in abandoned, abused, homeless and unwanted animals. They provide medical treatment, shelter,  socialization and plenty of love to the animals while they wait for their forever home.You can learn about all benefiting charities here. Unfortunately, you can't help me be a better dancer, that's the job of my fabulous partner, Alberto Tabares at Fred Astaire Dance Studio in St. Petersburg.  Alberto has his work cut out for him, teaching me ...

Dig This–Creative Grassroots Movement for Pet Adoption

By Saturday, September 3, 2011

If there were an award for most creative grass roots effort to encourage people to adopt a pet, the Super Smiley Flash Mob 4 for Pet Adoption would win a golden bone! Megan Blake, actress and passionate pet adoption advocate created the unique tour along with her adopted dog Super Smiley. The flash mob includes a choreographed dance (anyone can perform) and tail wagging theme chant. Their mission is to celebrate pet adoption and education around shelter animals with a rockin’ campaign that energizes people to get up and take action!   Watch it! Join theSuper Smiley Flash Mob 4 Pet Adoption and dance for the dogs this fall. They’ll be visiting Phoenix, AZ Sept. 10-11 at the Wonder Pet Expo; Jacksonville, FL Sept. 24 at Strut Your Mutt; New York City Oct 28th at Pups on the Runway; and Pomona, CA Nov 5th at Pet Expo USA.

Adopt the Internet Day–March 15, 2011

By Sunday, March 6, 2011

What It's All About In honor of our 15th birthday, Petfinder is asking people everywhere to pledge to spread the word online about adoptable pets on March 15, 2011. What You Can Do Add a badge to your Web site to show your support. Take our pledge that you will tell one person about pet adoption on March 15. By pledging, you'll enter for a chance to win one of 10 Pet Hair Eraser® Vacuums from BISSELL. Caption a Petfinder adoptable-pet photo on ICanHasCheezburger! The photos with the best captions will be featured on the ICanHasCheezburger.com homepage on March 15. On March 15, donate your Facebook status and photo to an adoptable Petfinder pet. Simply replace your photo with one from the Adopt-the-Internet All-Stars gallery and post one of these messages: More than 320,000 pets are waiting for homes on Petfinder.com. Help Petfinder Adopt the Internet today and find forever homes for as many as possible! I adopted my pet from Petfinder and now I want to help get this pet adopted! If you want to help pets in need ...