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Purr’n Pooch Pet Resorts is collecting donations for Operation Military Care K-9, a project run by the United States War Dogs Association. The project benefits military working dog teams who have been deployed to the Middle East. Items are being accepted at both Purr’n Pooch Pet Resorts locations in Wall Township and Tinton Falls, New Jersey.

Items needed include K-9 products, food and snacks for the handlers as well as entertainment and toiletry items. Visit www.purrnpooch.com for a complete list of what is needed. Donations will be accepted now through Jan. 10, 2014.

The Purr’n Pooch Foundation for Animals will host a volunteer working day on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at 2 p.m. at their Tinton Falls location. The general public and Foundation supporters are invited to write letters to the dog handlers and prepare their care packages for shipment. If interested in volunteering or for more information, email info@purrnpooch.com.

The Purr'n Pooch Foundation for Animals provides financial support and educational resources to non-profit, no-kill animal rescue groups and organizations in New Jersey and across the United States.

Each year the organization awards grants to be used for day-to-day operations, emergency relief, spay/neuter efforts, veterinary care, equipment, construction, vehicle purchases, educational programs and special projects.

Organizations supported in the past include, Mammal Stranding Center, Operation Kindness, Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, All FUR Love Animal Rescue, Monmouth County SPCA, Mid Atlantic Bull Dog Rescue, Special Needs K9, Greyhound Friends of New Jersey, Project Animal Worldwide and St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center.

Eligible registered 501(c)(3) organizations that meet the Purr’n Pooch Foundation for Animals grant criteria are encouraged to submit a completed application. To apply for a grant, visit purrnpoochfoundation.org/grants.

Visit the Purr’n Pooch Pet Resorts website for directions to the location nearest you to make a donation and to learn more about their services.

The United States War Dog Association, Inc. can be reached at 1313 Mt. Holly Road, Burlington, New Jersey 08016 Telephone: 609-747-9340. Learn more about the association on their website.

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