Partnering to change the lives of our military members and their pets.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — LOS ALAMITOS, CA (February 2, 2016) — Dog is Good, an award-winning lifestyle brand for dog lovers, announced today they selected Dogs on Deployment as the beneficiary of their annual giving program, Dog is Good for Patriots.
This annual fundraiser was developed to raise awareness of the important role that dogs play in the lives of military servicemen and women and their families. Dogs on Deployment’s mission is to better the lives of military members and their pets by finding volunteers willing to board pets during their owner’s service commitments. Both Dog is Good and Dogs on Deployment promote responsible, life-long pet ownership and the human-animal bond.
Leveraging social media and retail relationships throughout the country, the Dog is Good for Patriots project will publicly inform and showcase how Dogs on Deployment advocates for military pet owner rights, providing educational resources and granting financial assistance to military pet owners during times of emergency.
Jon Kurtz, retired US Navy Captain and co-founder of Dog is Good commented, “Dogs on Deployment fills a vital need in the military community. Military careers have rigors that many people do not appreciate, and Dogs on Deployment provides a service that can really put pet owner’s minds at ease during stressful times. We are pleased to support a cause we understand first-hand and believe in strongly.”
To learn more about the program and to support the Dog is Good for Patriots project, please visit www.dogisgood.com/patriots. You can also donate directly to Dogs on Deployment and purchase Dog is Good patriotic-themed items. Each purchase of a t-shirt or tote bag will generate a $5 donation to Dogs on Deployment.
U.S. Marine Corps Captain Alisa Sieber-Johnson, President & Co-Founder of Dogs on Deployment stated, “We’re thankful for the partnership of Dog is Good in support of our mission. We’re an organization founded by military, for military. Our team understands the struggles that exist in military life, and we work to alleviate any potential issues regarding pet ownership. We’re thrilled Dog is Good appreciates our impact.”
About Dog is Good
Located in Los Alamitos, CA, Dog is Good is an award winning lifestyle brand for dog lovers. The company sells wholesale and retail, and licenses the brand to numerous manufacturers in the pet, gift and home decor industries. Their products are renowned for their clever and poignant sentiments, which appeal strongly to dog lovers worldwide. Dog is Good has developed a reputation for generously giving back to animal welfare organizations throughout the United States.
Dogs On Deployment is a 501(c)(3) national non-profit which provides an online network for service members to search for volunteers who are willing to board their pets during their owner’s service commitments. Dogs on Deployment promotes responsible, life-long pet ownership by military pet owners by advocating for military pet owner rights, providing educational resources and granting financial assistance for military pet owners during times of emergency.