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Put dogs in homes not gas chambers is first plank of Max A Pooch's Hero Dog Awards campaign.
The second plank for his campaign for the "Emerging Hero Dogs" category of the 2012 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards is to "Reduce America's Waste Line."
By: Keith Sanderson
Voting for Max A Pooch can be done once a day at http://www.herodogawards.org/
Max A Pooch is a throwaway dog. He proves removing litter is so easy even A Pooch can do it.
By demonstrating his amazing abilities he is an example of the millions of throwaway dogs who are waiting for adoption in shelters, and unfortunately the millions of animals that are euthanized each year.
He is looking for support from both animal advocates and environmentalists. Sanderson states there will soon be campaign materials to help supporters of Max A Pooch. inform the public and direct them to the voting site.
Max A Pooch who resides in Deerfield, IL is the canine who has garnered accolades for his outstanding work in increasing awareness on how to reduce litter and of the plight of million of throwaway dogs that annually are euthanized or end up in animal shelters waiting for humans to adopt them.
Most recently TAILS Magazine called Max A Pooch "The Canine Superhero to the Environment in an article that appeared in their April 2012 edition.
David Mizejewski Animal Planet Blogger wrote of Max A Pooch, "this is so awesome. Check out the video (http://www.youtube.com/
Pooch and his sidekick Sanderson have appeared on radio and television, as well as in print, on hundreds perhaps thousands of websites.
According to Sanderson the decision for A Pooch to run for the Dog Hero Awards came about because "Through the process of campaigning he will raise awareness that litter is more than just an unsightly problem that plagues America, and that it is a moral crime that approximately 4,000,000 companion animals are euthanized annually in the United States.
The organization Keep America Beautiful claims the United States Spends $11 billion annually to clean up litter. According to Sanderson "$11 billion could pay for the annual tuition for more than 520,000 students at four-year universities, or the salaries of 183,000 teachers who earn $60,000 annually.
In addition more than $1 billion dollars is spent to pick up 8,000,000 stray/homeless cats and dogs and to euthanize half of them. That is a tremendous waste of both money and the lives of animals. All this cost and misery and death because millions of humans annually throwaway animals as if they are no more than pieces of litter.
The campaign runs thru June 30th 2012 when category winners will be announced by American Humane Association.
Sanderson believes "Max A Pooch is the only dog in his category who is running on a combined environmental/
More information about Max A Pooch is available at http://www.maxapooch.com
The American Hero Dog Awards is an American Humane Association function and Governor Pat Quinn along with 38 other state governors has proclaimed Oct 1 Hero Dog day.
American Humane Association's Hero Dog Awards™ was created in 2010 to celebrate the powerful relationships between dogs and people, to serve as a catalyst to advance society's understanding of the human-animal bond. Dogs are an invaluable part of our lives every day; as companion animals, service and therapy animals, animal soldiers, police officers and first responders and emerging heroes. American Humane Association advocates for the American values of caring, compassion and hope.
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Max A Pooch the recycled dog who recycles helps audiences understand the consequences of their actions. Sanderson draws the connection between those who trash the planet and those who are responsible for destroying 4,000,000 dogs annually.