Kicks Off Fifth Anniversary With Award And Donations

New Weekly Segment On 'Smart Animal Talk' Radio Show Shines The Spotlight On Senior And Special-Needs Animals
2015 Dallas Pet Expo Booth
2015 Dallas Pet Expo Booth
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TYLER, Texas - Feb. 18, 2016 - PRLog -- is celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2016 by donating 10' x 10' booth spaces to local shelters, rescues and adoption groups at Amazing Pet Expos in 24 cities.  “Each Expo attracts thousands of animal lovers, many of whom are looking to adopt,” says Chris Ruben, founder & CEO.  “We want our booth space to be used so more pets find their Furr-Ever homes.  And it will save organizations, like Bunny World Foundation (SoCal Pet Expo) and Sunny Sky's Animal Rescue (Seattle Pet Expo) the cost-equivalent of 40,000 cups of food.

Speaking of food, is teaming up with RPAL Rescue Center (Pet Food Bank) to give away 14 truckloads of super-premium canned dog food.  “The RPAL team currently serves over 100 member organizations of the rescue and shelter community in Texas, who are collectively supporting over 8,000 dogs, cats and ferrets everyday while they await forever families,” says Ruben.   “This incredible food donation makes it possible for RPAL to help feed even more shelter dogs and we are honored to partner with them in this endeavor.   Organizations can contact for more information.” is pleased to announce that Rachel Phelps won the 2016 Adopt-A-Homeless-Dog Award at the annual Dog Writers Association of America Awards Banquet on February 14th in New York City.  Her entry '10 Ways To Help Animals' was published on  The award is presented to the entry that best describes the plight of homeless dogs, the joy of dog adoption, and/or improving the quality of life of dogs in a shelter environment.  Rachel Phelps is a sought-after pet industry influencer and speaker best known for her development of the nationally recognized dog blog ( also announces the launch of the 'Adopt-A-Senior & Special-Needs Animal' segment hosted by Chris Ruben, on the weekly 'Smart Animal Talk' radio show with Deborah Wolfe.  “Every year, fosters, shelters and sanctuaries around the country take in thousands of senior and special-needs animals,” says Ruben.   “From special diets to medicine and vet care, these animals cost many-times that of other healthy, average-age ones, and are euthanized at higher rates.  Each week we give voice to some of the most interesting and caring animal lovers who are living this reality everyday and making a real difference.”

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