2014 And Your Pet

kissing woman and dogThe New Year has finally arrived and already its days are ticking by. But if you’re still settling on what changes you’d like to make in your life this year, you’re not alone. We know that change can be hard. Even when it’s planned, and even when it’s for the best, change is never easy.

But with your pet by your side, many of the goals you’d like to achieve in 2014 don’t have to be nearly so daunting. Your pet can truly be your best friend and biggest champion when it comes to creating a better life.

Here are some examples…

• Lose weight
When it comes to weight loss, your pet is your judgment-free partner. They may not be able to tell you when your jeans are getting baggy (or tight), but they can be your sounding board, your walking buddy, and your motivation – they are truly your best friends when it comes to meeting this goal.

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Pet-Friendly Donations

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When you weigh your options for worthy causes deserving of your charitable dollars this year, we know that there are many deserving organizations–locally, nationally, and worldwide–that are in need. But it is our hope that, as pet owners and animal lovers, you will also consider including donations to an animal-friendly cause as part of your giving.

Here are a few of our favorites…

TEAR —OVRS’s The Emergency Animal Relief Foundation (TEAR) is dedicated to helping Southeastern Michigan’s pets-in-need. From providing emergency financial assistance to pets in crisis, to helping pet owners afford potentially life-saving cancer treatments for their beloved companions, TEAR is dedicated to serving our community’s pets and their people.

Leader Dogs for the Blind —This outstanding Michigan-based organization helps to train and place free guide dogs with the blind, deaf-blind, and visually impaired individuals, nationwide. The service and outreach Leader Dog provides to the blind community is nothing short of spectacular, and the organization is worthy of your support. Continue…