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From the Larimer Humane Society (Fort Collins, Colorado 80525)

Every year, roughly 12,000 animals are brought to Larimer Humane Society. Some are lost, looking for a way back to their families. Some are surrendered, in need of new homes and families to love them. Some are old, some are newborn; some are healthy and some arrive ill or injured. They all, however, have a story to tell. This story weaves itself through an animal’s former circumstances, the care they received at Larimer Humane Society, and the love, freedom, and new life they found once they left the shelter doors.

Any Larimer Humane Society staff member or volunteer will tell you, there’s a beautiful moment in every animal’s story. Eyes full of hope after surgery, a release back into their natural habitat, or the moment they began enriching the lives of their newly adopted family.

12 of 12,000—A Celebration of Second Chances is a two-part project spotlighting 12 of the 12,000 animals that come through our doors each year. Graciously, Heidi Muller Photography has donated time and talent to photographing each of the 12 ambassador animals and recording their heartwarming stories in an effort to educate our community about the lifesaving services Larimer Humane Society provides, create awareness about animal welfare, and raise funds to help continue these efforts throughout Northern Colorado.

Purchase your 12 of 12,000 calendar today.

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From North Shore Animal League America (Port Washington, New York 11050)

Skip the store lines and give a gift that will arrive in time for the holidays! It’s quick, easy and, most importantly, helps animals in need.

  • Make an Animal League gift donation in someone’s name by clicking the link below.
  • Select, schedule and send your holiday eCard to let the recipient know a gift was made in their honor.
  • Feel good about knowing your gift helps rescue animals in need.

Get started.

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From Bideawee (New York, New York 10016)

It’s not too late to send your family and friends a holiday greeting with a free Bideawee ecard.

Founded in 1903 by Mrs. Flora D’Auby Jenkins Kibbe, Bideawee, which means “stay awhile” in Scottish, is one of the oldest humane organizations in the United States.

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From the Dumb Friends League (Denver, Colorado 80231)

Our four-legged friends need your help this holiday season. The Dumb Friends League is holding its annual Paws to Give fund drive in November and December to help care for more than 24,000 homeless pets this coming year.

“We need your help now more than ever,” said Bob Rohde, Dumb Friends League president and CEO. “Any amount you can give—whether it’s $10, $25, $50 or more—is much appreciated and can make a big difference for the pets and people in our community.”

Financial contributions can be made online on the Dumb Friends League web site or by mailing a check to Dumb Friends League Paws to Give, 2080 S. Quebec St., Denver, CO 80231.

In addition to making a financial donation, you can also help homeless pets by doing your holiday shopping at the Dumb Friends League:

  • Sit… Stay… Shop. Visit the Sit… Stay… Shop at both shelters for gourmet pet treats, food and supplies such as pet beds, toys, collars and leashes.
  • 2012 pet calendars. Purchase a full-color 2012 Dumb Friends League pet-photo calendar for $15. Print an order form from the Dumb Friends League web site and mail it to the Dumb Friends League, 2080 S. Quebec St., Denver, CO 80231, or fax it to (303) 696-0063. These calendars are also available for purchase at the shelters’ Sit… Stay… Shops.
  • Holiday cards. Mail holiday cards to the pet lovers in your life (10 cards and envelopes for $15). Print an order form from the Dumb Friends League web site and mail it to the Dumb Friends League, 2080 S. Quebec St., Denver, CO 80231, or fax it to (303) 696-0063. These cards are also available for purchase at the shelters’ Sit… Stay… Shop.
  • Gift cards. Purchase a Dumb Friends League gift card for the pet lovers in your life. The gift card may be used toward an adoption fee or items at either Sit… Stay… Shop.
  • Online Shop. Visit the online shop on the Dumb Friends League web site where you will find a variety of shirts, hats, coffee mugs, tote bags and other items.

The funds raised will help the Dumb Friends League care for thousands of needy cats, dogs and other small pets. The private, nonprofit organization spends approximately $300 for each homeless pet, including shelter, food and medical care. Last year 19,535 pets were adopted to new homes or returned to their owners by Dumb Friends League. In addition to adopting homeless pets, the League offers other services, including lost and found, humane education, behavior training, animal cruelty investigations and donor-subsidized spay/neuter surgeries for pets in underserved areas.

For more information on the Dumb Friends League and how you can help, visit the Paws to Give web page or call (303) 751-5772.

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Dane County Humane Society’s (Madison, Wisconsin 53718) 2012 “Make Your Pet a Pin-up” calendar features pet photographs submitted by supporters. In addition to the cover photo, judges selected eight monthly winners, and each season features one of four Fan Favorites as a monthly pin-up.

Not only do these pets have a place in the limelight, but all proceeds support thousands of homeless animals that are waiting for their own time to shine.

Calendars will be available later in October and are $12 each. They make fantastic holiday gifts for the animal lovers on your list!

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From the Valley Animal Center (Fresno, California 93726)

For the first time ever, the Valley Animal Center will be overrun by pumpkins! Stop by the Valley Animal Center from October 1st – 31st to buy a pumpkin, just in time for Halloween. Pumpkins will be priced from $2 – $10, and 40% of sales proceeds will go to the Valley Animal Center. The pumpkin patch will be open from  10 am – 4:30 pm.

After picking out your pumpkin make sure you come inside the cat and dog adoption centers to see all our new furry friends!

Please help support the Valleys’ homeless animal population by buying your pumpkin here.

We can’t wait to see you this month at our Pumpkin Patch!

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From the Humane Society of Charlotte (Charlotte, North Carolina 28203)

Did you know that you can shop at our shelter but you can also shop from home at CafePress and Petango for great Humane Society of Charlotte merchandise?

At the Shelter Shop you’ll find fantastic Tervis Tumblers, t-shirts, travel coffee mugs, personalized pet tags and more!

At Cafe Press, shop for cool and fun Humane Society of Charlotte merchandise including t-shirts, cell phone, mugs, ipad covers and even flip cameras!

Or you can visit Petango for great pet supplies … from food to clothing to toys!

A percentage of the proceeds from both CafePress and Petango will benefit the Humane Society of Charlotte.

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From Happy Tales Humane (Franklin, Tennessee 37064)

Congratulations to this year’s winners of our Doggone Purr-fect calendar contest! Each year, the top dog and top cat with the most votes earn a spot on the cover of our calendar. The winners for this year are:

Top Dog: Harper / Owner: Sloane Cargen
“I adopted Harper from Happy Tales in the spring of 2006. He is such a wonderful dog and has impacted my family’s lives so much! We just love him and he is spoiled rotten.”

Top Cat: Sister / Owner: Susan Brown
“Sister was adopted as a kitten from Happy Tales Humane along with her sister, Scoop. She is a happy relaxed cat who naps on her back as in the picture. Her meow is soft and adorable and always translates to “please love on me some more.”

To pre-order our 2012 calendar, click here.

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From the Lexington Humane Society (Lexington, Kentucky 40504)

  • Cats are $19
  • Kittens are $59
  • Combination of two: $79

“C*A*T*S We Love Cats” shirts are now available for purchase! Support the LHS animals and the UK Wildcats simultaneously with this shirt, released just in time for football season. These long-sleeved shirts are only $15.

They’re certain to go fast, so don’t miss out. More info.

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Get a daily dose of warm and fuzzy by ordering the 2012 Celebrity Pet Calendar from Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (Walnut Creek, California 94598).

Everyone will find a favorite within the pages of ARF’s 2012 calendar, starting with cover girl, animal lover and advocate, actress Betty White. The familiar faces of comedian Lewis Black, country music singer Alan Jackson, and actor Eric Roberts are also featured. Sports fans will cheer to find Oakland Raiders head coach Hue Jackson, NHL defenseman Chris Pronger of the Philadelphia Flyers and professional race car driver Ashley Force Hood. Television actresses Paget Brewster of Criminal Minds and Pauley Perrette of NCIS complete the lineup, along with actor Antonio Sabato, Jr. and comedienne Kathleen Madigan.

These wonderful 12.5” x 9.5” calendars make the perfect gift for friends, family, and co-workers, and each calendar helps ARF rescue more abandoned pets. Celebrities appear in the calendar at the request of Tony La Russa to promote building lifelong relationships between people and animals.

All proceeds from calendar sales support ARF’s life-saving programs and are tax deductible.

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