Photos below showcasing past Pet Hero Awards

Pet Philanthropy Circle Presents

 

Afternoon Tea

 

You and your dog are cordially invited

to join Robert and Jewel Morris to honor

this year’s Pet Hero Award winners

and the Pet Philanthropy Circle’s partnership

with the Dog Film Festival.

 

Meet Tracie Hotchner - the Radio Pet Lady
& Founder of the Dog Film Festival


Afternoon Tea delights prepared by Chef Omega



Horses perform with the Spirit of Long Island
Mounted Drill Team


Deluxe doggy swag bags

 

July 31st 2016, 4–6 PM

Hobby Hill
44 Little Noyac Path, Water Mill, NY

 

This invitation is for you, a guest and your dog
with a $150 donation for each person to the
Pet Philanthropy Circle. It is non-transferable.
Please RSVP promptly for Afternoon Tea.

 

Afternoon Tea Reservations
and/or Donate

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE DOG FILM FESTIVAL

www.DogFilmFestival.com

 

Pet Philanthropy Circle Presents

 

Pet Hero Awards 5th Anniversary Ceremony, Cocktail Reception
& Dinner Dance

 

By showcasing these outstanding contributions,
we hope to inspire everyone to become involved
in defending the rights of animals.

 

Co-Chairs

Georgina Bloomberg
Prince Lorenzo Borghese


Co-Hosts
Jewel Morris, Pet Philanthropy Circle Founder
David Frei NBC Commentator & Former Westminster Host

 

October 7th 2016, 6–10 PM

Gotham Hall - 1356 Broadway, NYC

 

RSVP on Eventbrite:
Buy 2016 Pet Hero Awards Tickets

and/or Donate

 
MEET THE 2016 PET HERO AWARD WINNERS

Naomi Judd - Humanitarian of the Year



American Humane Association
Outstanding Animal Welfare Organization



Katie Cleary – Animal Welfare Spokesperson of the Year



The Petco Foundation - Foundation of the Year



Animal Welfare Education - Heart


Matthew Talbot - Outstanding Junior of the Year



Jamie’s Rescue- Rescue Organization of the Year

Amazing Grace - Outstanding Pet


BECOME A CORPORATE SPONSOR
FOR THE 2016 PET HERO AWARDS
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY PACKAGE

Art by:
Barbara Tyler Ahlfield

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR 2015 PET HERO AWARDS SPONSORS

The Pet Overpopulation Dilemma

 

Pet over population is the leading killer of cats and dogs in our country. Fifty thousand puppies and kittens are born every day here in the United States alone.  A male and a female cat can produce twelve cats per year.  In only 10 years if unchecked, just those two cats and their offspring are capable of reproducing trillions of cats.  There are over 80 million cats (plus 72 million dogs) alive in the US today. We challenge you to do the numbers.  Taxpayers spend up to $2 billion each year on services to collect, accommodate, destroy, and dispose of them. Spay and neuter is the best way to prevent pet overpopulation and protect healthy animals from being euthanized.

 

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appreciated. On behalf of all the animals that benefit
from our fund-raising efforts, we sincerely
thank you for your donation.

 

 

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Meeting Our Goals....

Thanks for helping us save animal lives and insuring the well-being of companion pets.  The Humane Society of the United States reports that 2,700,000 million pets are killed each year in shelters. Our goal is to protect these animals and you can help.

 

 

Your contributions to the Pet Philanthropy Circle are invested wisely.

 

Our focus is on education. Over sixty percent of our budget is used for raising public consciousness of the need for animal related concerns and pet population control. Our strategy is to raise animal welfare awareness through our Pet Hero Awards ceremony, website, publications, seminars videos and television programming.

 

Our Pet Hero Awards inspire animal welfare organizations to standards of excellence. By featuring and publicizing the accomplishments of our award winners, we promote worthy causes. Last year's Pet Hero Awards raised thousands of dollars for many of the Award winning organizations.  In addition to the direct donations made from the Pet Philanthropy Circle, our attending philanthropists made additional pledges to our award winners.

 

Currently, we are in production of an animal welfare video that will be offered free to schools. The seventeen year old actor, Lou Wegner, the Junior Ambassador of the Pet Philanthropy Circle and founder of Kids Against Animal Cruelty (50,000 members strong)  stars in this video.

 

With the introduction of our new mascot, Annie, the Little Orphan Puppy, we are creating a rescue "Spokespaw" that will target younger children. By teaching our youth compassion for animals and the necessity for pet population control, we reach their parents. This is particularly effective in underprivileged neighborhoods.

 

One significant way we prevent companion pets from being euthanized is to encourage pet owners to plan ahead in case life changes and we can no longer care for our animals. Many companion pets are sent directly to kill shelters when their owners predecease them.  Others have been sent to shelters when owners have had prolonged illnesses or are unable to find their way home. We accomplished two important ways these animals can be saved by providing FREE downloadable forms below.

 

First, we offer an attachment to an existing will that has been prepared by attorneys that make an owner's wishes regarding their pet's destiny legal.  Many attorneys and legal form providers charge from $80 to $5000 for this service.  By making this form free, convenient, and accessible, we can increase the number of owners willing to legally take responsibility for their pets.

 

Second, the PetCircle.org website provides a free downloadable Pet Plan.  We should never assume that our family, heirs, or friends will be ready, willing or able to adopt or provide for our pets. This agreement  is less formal than the "Codicil to A Will" but gives pet owners the confidence that the person designated as the next owner will care for the pet and is willing to sign up for that responsibility.  It informs the next owner of each pet's medical history, veterinarian contact information, designates compensation (if any), any burial plans made for the pet, in addition to other information the new owner may need to know.

 

Thank you for helping us attain our goals. Your donations are greatly appreciated.

 

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